The Royal Landscaping Society – Frost

Matinee Recordings are having a prolific November on the singles front. Frost by Spanish band The Royal Landscaping Society is the fourth released by the label this month and what do you know it’s another cracker. Well, I think it’s a Christmas track judging by the title and cover so that is appropriate! The song itself is a nice piece of electronica based indiepop. The … Continue reading The Royal Landscaping Society – Frost

Strawberry Whiplash – Press 4 For Love

Today saw the release of the first Strawberry Whiplash! material for five years. Press 4 For Love is a jangling 1960’s inspired indie-pop effort and is backed with A Rainy Day In Glasgow. That track was originally left over from the sessions for the band’s 2015 album Hits In The Car. An album is due to follow next year. Press 4 For Love is out … Continue reading Strawberry Whiplash – Press 4 For Love

Royal Landscaping Society – Clean

Spanish indiepop veterans Royal Landscaping Society are back with a new single and the second for their new label, Matinee Recordings. Clean is a sparkling synthpop/indiepop hybrid and is backed with band’s cover of The Softies I Love You More. Clean is being released digitally via Matinee Recordings later this week. An album, titled Means of Production, follows later this summer. Facebook Continue reading Royal Landscaping Society – Clean

Red Sleeping Beauty – Tonight EP

Red Sleeping Beauty lift Tonight as a single (are there any more tracks left on Stockholm?) and it’s another example of a pleasing pop track with joint vocals and synths that echo throughout. Mind you second track Someone Somewhere should have been the single. It’s melodies are as catchy as a dose of the catchiest flu and the vocals continue to delight as the song … Continue reading Red Sleeping Beauty – Tonight EP

Something For The Weekend? Three from Matinee Recordings

Just as it says on the front of the tin this weeks pack of three features three releases from Matinee Recordings. My darling YOU! – Thanks For Letting Me Stay Thanks For Letting Me Stay is a track that appeared on the Sorry EP originally released on Luxury Records back in 2011. It’s also now the lead single for a new compilation of this Swedish … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three from Matinee Recordings

Red Sleeping Beauty – California

California is the latest single to be lifted from the current Stockholm long player and appears in three forms. The single itself starts in a sedate, folkish mood before synth pop beats kick in drawing comparisons to The Pet Shop Boys.  Norwegian singer/songwriter Dylan Mondegreen then supplies this take on the longing and yearning Ikkje Gråt for Me, California. The final version is a demo … Continue reading Red Sleeping Beauty – California