Records I Like

Where you listen to the music rather than me writing about it!

Aggi – The Pains of Being Stupid at Heart

Indonesian indiepoppers Aggi deliver two slices of C86 tinged pop on their farewell release that will find favour with fans of Subway, Sarah and beyond not discounting a nod towards … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Tuts – 1982

A fantastic punk-pop single from West London’s The Tuts. The song is a stinging rebuke for a former manager who it seems wronged the wrong band! 1982 , like most … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yumi Yumi Hip Hop – Enamorats EP

Barcelona’s wonderfully named Yumi Yumi Hip Hop are spot on with their 1980’s influenced tunes. Taking their cues from the likes of Talulah Gosh and The Rosehips they deliver two … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blind Delon – Edouard EP

Excellent post-punk from French act Blind Delon via Spanish label Oráculo Records. The music is a mix of minimal synth-pop coupled with a fair share of Gothic undertones. Stuff like … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fascinations Grand Chorus – Welcome

I briefly mentioned Fascinations Grand Chorus in a round up a few months back where I enthused about their retro sound on Welcome, the 1960’s tinged lead track from their … Continue reading

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sighs – Fiends EP

I was taken with the Sighs track Feel that came out last summer. It reminded me of a mix of 1980’s indie and dream pop. Just over a year later … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The BV’s – Ray / Speaking From a Distance

Ray by Cornish based The BV’s not only sounds like a vintage “C86 period” song both lyrically and musically but, thanks to the artwork, it also looks like a release … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spagat – Spagat

Spagat, which is Splits in German, are a post-punk outfit from Berlin. The self titled lead track is an effort that looks to Interpol rather than say Joy Division for … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

September Round Up Time!

I have been a bit slack on posting these past couple of weeks but I have some good excuses for that! Firstly I have set up a new record label … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

September Podcast

The September Podcast rounds up tracks featured in the past month. Features Univers, Strange Passage, Rainbow Reservoir, Kitty Kat Fan Club, Youthmemory, Herlights, Just Blankets, Verbludes, Commis Voyageur, Skux and … Continue reading

September 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

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