March 2019 : A magnificent 7 playlist
The new single 'Clutching the blade' from shoegaze/psych band Rev Rev Rev, first excerpt from forthcoming album 'Kykeon' which will be out via cult psych label Fuzz Club later this year.
“’Clutching The Blade’ is a good snapshot of our sonic virulence. Among the new songs, it’s the one that truly conveys the energy of our live show, whilst keeping a mechanic feel that contributes to the ominous atmosphere. The song itself is about being trapped in the quicksand of a certain situation, or what can feel like destiny, and the appalling feeling that the more you struggle, the faster you sink.
Concrete Twin is a Japanese Shoegaze band. While their music was not easily available, they have started a Bandcamp page from which this superbly eary song is extracted. Note that Kazzuya Okada, one of the “twins” also play with our friends of Plantcell and Misty Cure.
Klammer put a contemporary twist on the post-punk attitude. Although there's plenty of hooks in their songs, there's a dark and edgy broodiness coursing through the sound of the band. They came to life in 2014, drawing from the members' shared love for all things angular, dark, loud and melodic
Swimming Pool are Fran , Jesus y Gustavo. from Seville (Spain). Their first EP is full of diverse little gems.
The new single “Hazel” is not a tribute but a re-imagined interpretation of the Cocteau Twins song, boiled down to its essence then completely built up anew. The result is a sonic blast of vocal beauty and beats
From Ireland, Maria Somerville, does a haunting Dream Pop / Ambient music. “All I ever wanted if for you to see me as me”. Beautiful lyrics and song.
Blarescape is a one-man project with an instrumental style falling somewhere between post and progressive rock. Faded is the first song of Bartek. A superb first try in the world of Post-Rock