Traveling With Monika – Creeping

Bangkok based Traveling With Monika have had a busy month and Creeping is the third single they have released in December. They certainly are not pigeon-holed when it comes to their sound and this track is an epic, sometimes goth-tinged, piece of shoegaze. The guitars are dark and noisy whilst the vocals are wistful but dominant. Creeping could well be their finest moment of 2020. … Continue reading Traveling With Monika – Creeping

(Bandcamp Friday) Singles Going Steady

A round-up of singles I purchased on the last Bandcamp Friday of the year. Pastel Coast – Dial Dial sees (hears!) the french indie-poppers heading onto the dancefloor as this blend of Saint Etienne and New Order testifies. Synth-pop-tastic! Facebook Très Oui – Sad Boys/Oh Guitar On Très Oui first release for over thirty months, we get two slices of jangle that err on the … Continue reading (Bandcamp Friday) Singles Going Steady

A Tuesday indiepop Saunter

It was only yesterday when covering Leach Me Lemonade that I wrote that I hoped that Shiny Happy Records dig deep into their archives and make releases that were not previously available digitally on Bandcamp available. And overnight two more have appeared. The first is a split release between French band Skittle Alley and Indonesian outfit Annemarie. I remember this being released way back on … Continue reading A Tuesday indiepop Saunter