Thursday, 30 April 2015


From the 'Career Girls' EP on Love Our Records, this is 'Alapartig'.

Vinyl Williams

Back after a long hiatus, LA woozers Vinyl Williams have a new LP on the way.


Communions self titled EP is out on 1st June via Tough Love.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Angelic Milk

St Petersburg's Angelic Milk do a nice line in urgent indie pop.


Previously featured electronic virtuoso Calum Howard is now working under the moniker Jacana. This is his first release for a good while. Still has the characteristic poise though.

Psymon Spine

Following up on a recent favourite in 'Eric's Basement & Secret Tunnels' with another one from their new EP due on May 19th on Axis Mundi Records.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015


Veering away from the newest of the new, but I just heard this and was entranced. An exceptional piece of work from last years EP by Chicago band Landmarks.

Trails and Ways

The second single of the debut album of Oakland's Trails and Ways. The LP is released on 2nd June.


Mesmeric work from Berlin's Howling, taken from their upcoming LP.

Reptile Youth

Perpetual motion from Copenhagen dreamer Reptile Youth.

Monday, 27 April 2015


Fairly sure this is the first time we have featured anyone from Costa Rica. This comes from Colornoise a trio making the kind of resolutely cavernous records that The Besnard Lakes have specialised in for a good while.


A strange and splendid thing from Glasgow based shape shifters Babe, this from their EP for Moshi Moshi/Cracki Records.

Andrew Jansen // Loud Sun

A sun dappled slice of lo-fi from Oakland's Andrew Jansen a man who makes music under multiple guises.

Friday, 24 April 2015

James Canty

The latest single from James Canty who wowed us last year with his debut 'Strangers'. This one makes a full on appeal for our hearts and comes through with flying colours.


Another sensational cut from Turtle's 'Colours' EP which is released on 11th May.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Tessera Skies

From the purveyors of 'Droplet' our record of the year in 2014, here is 'Out of Sight' the new single by Newcastle's Tessera Skies.


Salfuman is the alter ego of Sandra Rapulp from Valencia. Her gossamer synth work is a joy on this new single released via Love Our Records.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Paddy Hanna

Dublin's Paddy Hanna has a kind of slow burning, languorous quality to his work which is extremely intoxicating.


Dulcet fuzz, the work of Bruising and another unqualified success for Art Is Hard.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Labrador City

Labrador City return for an Oh Sister Records compilation.

Psymon Spine

A huge slice of electronic obfuscation from Psymon Spine a New York band with a big future if this anything to go by.


Exhilarating dischord on this from North Carolina band Docking.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Leaf Erikson

With a previous incarnation as the excellent Flashguns under their belt we would expect nothing other than quality from Leaf Erikson and that's exactly what we get.

Throwing Shade

Breathy wonderment from London artist Throwing Shade from a new EP due on 25th May through No Pain In Pop.


New from Norway's premier pedlars of wistful psych Drape.

Friday, 17 April 2015

Familiar Wild & Twinkids

Stunning remixing work from Familiar Wild on 'Unravel' a cover of a Bjork track by Twinkids.

O. Chapman

Brighton wooze merchant O.Chapman produces the goods for Art Is Hard as part of their Hand Cut Record Club.


The second single from Superstar's new LP for the Bedroom Suck label. She's in an ultra languorous mood on this one.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Champagne Years

Champagne Years follow up on 'Skinny Jeans' with this second track 'Tears On The Phone'.

Jacco Gardner

Kaleidoscopic, soft focus psychedelia from Jacco Gardner, taken from his new LP 'Hypnophobia' due out on Full Time Hobby/Polyvinyl in May.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Vaadat Charigim

Israel's Vaadat Charigim have that classic shoegaze sound nailed with the added bonus that they sing in Hebrew giving their sound a pleasing otherness for those of us unfamiliar with the language. This comes from their second LP which is upcoming via the venerable Burger Records.


Full of veiled threat and foreboding, this is comes from Oslo producer Snasen.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015


A stellar first track from the new LP from Massachusetts producer Mornings.

Kuro BC

Another South London producer following on from yesterday's post about Ben Hayes. This is a track of many facets and splendid with it.

J Fernandez

We featured a couple of tracks from J Fernandez's 'Memorize' EP last Autumn and are delighted to hear he has an LP coming out in June.


A new single taken from the debut Gengahr LP due on 15th June.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Tasting Colors

Logan Thomas of Indianapolis is Tasting Colors and this is a superb example of his electronic psych oeuvre.

Escaping Animals

A delicious electronic curio from Melbourne producer Escaping Animals taken from 'Sleep Spindles' EP out on Love Our Records.

Ben Hayes

High class work from South London producer Ben Hayes in cahoots with Naomi Banks.


Wilmington, Delaware quartet Thunderhank were introduced to us by Janet, whose warped work we've been enjoying for a while. They do a pleasingly leftfield take on electronic pop music themselves.

Thursday, 9 April 2015


London producer Ryd deals in ambient production and a mesmeric vocal on this demo.

Moon King

The latest excerpt from next weeks LP release from Moon King.


Auckland's Kody Neilson creates otherworldly electronic pop music under the moniker Silicon.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015


New York brigade Whitewash are prepping a new LP, from which 'Tentacle' is taken.


The title track from Crepes 'Cold Summers' EP. We featured 'Stages of Fear' from said EP a month or two back.

Henry Green

Mightily impressive work from Bristolian youth Henry Green.

Gathered Ghosts

A slew of new tunes from Washington State based band Gathered Ghosts have surfaced in recent days. Here are a couple.


The soundtrack to an analogue dream from Dizzyride.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Scattered Clouds

One of the most striking things we've heard in ages. This comes from Quebec band Scattered Clouds.

Trails and Ways

Fantastically open, exuberant indie pop music from the debut LP of Oakland's Trails and Ways.

Axel Flovent

Deft songwriting from Iceland's Axel Flovent. Taken from his 'Forest Fires' EP due in May.