[streaming] Wyndow – Take My Picture

Wyndow is a collaboration between Laura J Martin and Lavinia Blackwall (Trembling Bells). A set of musical postcards sent across the wires from Liverpool to Clydebank and once described by a four year old boy as a complete nightmare. Voices intertwine on a bed of homebrewed minimalism with words detailing the quiet moments. “Take My…

[streaming] Jane Weaver – Heartlow

“Heartlow” is the opening track of “Flow”, out March 5th 2021 via Fire Records. “Flock” is the record that Jane Weaver always wanted to make, the most genuine version of herself, complete with unpretentious Day-Glo pop sensibilities, wit, kindness, humour and glamour. A consciously positive vision for negative times, a brooding and ethereal creation. The…

PLANTMAN – Days Of The Rocks  (Self Released, 2020) Seguendo i lenti tempi della natura e quelli della sua ispirazione creativa, Matthew Randall torna per la quarta volta a confezionare una raccolta di canzoni dai contorni gentili e dalle sfumature dolcemente malinconiche. Lo fa quasi a sorpresa, senza nessuna anticipazione o promozione, nonostante siano trascorsi…

[streaming] Films On Song – I’m Starting To See You In A New Light

Taken from the “False Starts” EP, out now digitally (free/name your price) via Bandcamp. Films on Song are a band from Charlottesville, Virginia, making “lovely, catchy, bright, and dark” popsongs, with a late 80’s new wave / post-punk sound. After a bunch of singles, they’re released their first two EP’s in 2020: “Too True” and…

[streaming] Tim Cohen – Rage On

Taken from Tim Cohen’s sixth solo album “You Are Still Here”, out March 10th 2021 via Bobo Integral. When people muse on the quirky literate songwriter traditions of San Francisco, certain names come to mind. Garcia/ Hunter, Country Joe, Skip Spence, Jonathan Richman; it’s time to add Tim Cohen to the roll call. For more…

[streaming] Real Numbers – Brighter Then

Taken from “Brighter Then”, out January 22nd 2021 via Slumberland and Meritorio Records. Following on from 2016’s “Wordless Wonder” LP and 2017’s “Frank Infatuation” single, Minneapolis’ Real Numbers are back with a brand new EP entitled “Brighter Then.” In the interim the combo has expanded to a 5-piece, adding Sophie Durbin on keyboards. “Brighter Then”…

[video of the week] Keiron Phelan & Peace Signs – Hobby Jingo

Taken from the album “Hobby Jingo”, released Nov 13th 2020 on Gare du Nord Records. Footage by Helen Smith. Keiron Phelan and Peace Signs are delighted to bring you the summer album that never was. Didn’t have a proper summer? Didn’t think so. Stage it now, with Hobby Jingo. Songs about candy floss, cinnamon, Imogen,…

[streaming] Dex Wolfe – Highly Likely

Second single from “Lightness EP”, out October 23rd. Dex Wolfe is a Seward-based multi-instrumentalist that has been a mainstay of the Minneapolis music scene for years. In acts such as Rivers and Undlin & Wolfe, he embraced a lush, pastoral folk sound, but as he’s ready to release music under his own name, Wolfe experiments…

NAH… – Nah… (Shelflife, 2020) Nah…, ovvero di come due appassionati di indie-pop possano diventare protagonisti attivi della propria passione. La storia del duo, già segnalatosi da qualche tempo nel sottobosco delle autoproduzioni pop, nasce da un incontro a distanza tra Sebastian Voss ed Estella Rosa, separati in realtà da appena un paio di centinaia…

EUROPEAN SUN – European Sun (Where It’s At Is Where You Are, 2020) Le infinite strade del pop d’autore inglese conoscono incroci a volte sorprendenti, tanto che non è semplice nemmeno per i suoi cultori più accaniti tenere traccia delle collaborazioni e dalle mutevoli denominazioni assunte di volta in volta da alcuni dei suoi artefici….

[streaming] The Luxembourg Signal – 2:22

Taken from “The Long Now”, out October 23rd 2020 via Shelflife Records. Members of the transatlantic indie-pop collective the Luxembourg Signal are spread between Los Angeles, San Diego and London, but they’ve carved out a niche among fans of ’80s/’90s-era indie-pop. After debuting with a self-titled album in 2014 and following it with “Blue Field”…

[streaming] Colorama – And

‘And’ is the first song to be released by Colorama since their last album, ‘Some Things Just Take Time’ in 2017. It sees the beginning (chronologically at least) of a collaboration between Carwyn Ellis and the extraordinarily talented American producer Shawn Lee, which has already yielded awesome music by Rio 18 and Saint Etienne. In…

[streaming] Thibault – Centrelink

Thibault, a new band helmed by Melbourne singer-songwriter Nicole Thibault, has shared their debut single, ‘Centrelink’, alongside an album announcement. ‘Centrelink’ is the first single lifted from Thibault’s debut album, ‘Or Not Thibault’, which is slated for a September 4 release via Chapter Music. The record was produced by James Cecil, known for his work…

SPIRIT FEST – Mirage Mirage (Morr Music, 2020) Il traffico creativo sulla direttrice Tokyo-Monaco di Baviera giunge alla terza tappa di un itinerario alla scoperta delle potenzialità derivanti dall’incontro tra sensibilità diverse, tra sensibilità pop e ricerca sonora. Saya e Ueno del duo giapponese Tenniscoats, Markus Acher dei Notwist, Cico Beck (Aloa Input, Joasinho) e…

[streaming] Good Dog – Floating

Taken from the album ‘Creature’, out Friday 22nd May 2020 via Lost Map Records. Good Dog is Suse’s low-key solo project, and we are extremely delighted to announce that we have released her debut single ‘Floating’ b/w ‘Bumblebee’, both as part of our PostMap Club subscription service (info on that below), as well as, for…