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The Radio Dept.

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The Post Last Bandcamp Friday Saturday Mix

Blue Tomorrows, who feature Sarah Nienaber from Candace in their line up, have released a new single and it’s their first in almost a year. Violet Shine mixes psychedelia and dream pop with the result sounding a bit like a cross between Spacemen 3 and Stereolab. Brighton’s Dreams of Empire have released an acoustic cover … Continue reading

The Friday Round Up

For those unaware Bandcamp are running a Covid-19 fundraiser today which seems them waiving their revenue share so that all monies go directly to supporting the artists. You can read about that here. If you can buy just one release that would help the artists concerned and the fundraiser lasts until Midnight Pacific Time tonight … Continue reading

Midweek Catch Up #1 – Indiepop &c

A catch up of stuff caught on the Records I Like Radar. The Radio Dept. have released a new single. Titled The Absence of Birds it’s backed with a remix of the same song. The former is a wispy indiepop song with folk-ish overtones whilst the latter mixes ambient with drone. You can get it … Continue reading

September Round Up #3

Something Else – Don’t Want It Jangling guitar pop with post-punk overtones with a bit of pub-rock thrown in too. They have since released their debut album entitled An Entire Album About My Ex-Girlfriend which has been on heavy rotation recently. Facebook Theatre Royal – All Fall Forward/Better Say Goodbye Powerful guitar driven pop from … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend #2

Another threesome for your listening Pleasure. Club 8 – Love Dies Love Dies is taken from the bands forthcoming album Pleasure which is out, via Labrador, on November 20th. Given their last albums have covered electronica, dub, bossa nova and trip hop the next one should be interesting based on this track! The Radio Dept. … Continue reading

The Radio Dept. – Occupied

The Radio Dept. have released their first physical product for five years. Occupied is the first single to be taken from their forthcoming album. The title track is a moody synth pop affair and is backed with It Looked Like Heaven (But Feels Like Hell) and a reworked version of the title track called Down … Continue reading

Records I Like Tracks Of The Year 2014 – 5 to 1

Tracks 10 to 6 can be found here. The countdown continues…….. 5. The Radio Dept. – Death to Fascism The Radio Dept. only seem to release songs these days when there is a general election in their native Sweden. Death To Fascism is their response to the rise of the extreme right in Sweden and … Continue reading

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