Friday, 28 June 2013


Snow in the New Year from mont on Vimeo.

Mont's second wonderful release in recent weeks.
Inventive genre splicing seems to be second nature for this new Bath band.

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Foxes in Fiction

A bit slow on the uptake with this stunning bit of work, a collaborative effort between Foxes in Fiction and Benoit Pioulard, another classy release from Wool Recordings.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013


Continuing the classic shoegaze theme come London's Honeyslide.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Skinny Dream

Another Southend band of note. Skinny Dream plough a furrow of shoegazing classicism with style.

Ellery James Roberts

The welcome return of that familiar rasp,on the debut solo outing of ex Wu Lyf frontman Ellery Roberts.

Monday, 24 June 2013

Mado Smith

Dystopian funk of supreme quality from Charleston based Mado Smith.

All We Are

Self described as a 'groove like the Bee Gees on Diazepam', no reason to quibble with that.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Champions League

Rolling euphoria from Parisian duo Champions League.

Thursday, 20 June 2013


Shimmering, classic indie from Russia no less, via French label Talitres.

Oliver Wilde

The crackly sound of heartbreak from Bristolian Oliver Wilde.

Sans Chateaux

Hushed pastoral beauty reigns across Sans Chateaux's recent EP.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

DZ Tapes

Compilation work of high quality from the people over at DZ Tapes who have put together a new mixtape which can be downloaded here

A couple of picks from said compilation, produced by Psittacines and Seabright are featured below.


Excellent Norwegian label Riot Factory have unearthed another gem in the shape of Swedish duo Sameblod.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Loved Ones

New material from Merseyside's sonic explorers Loved Ones, a long awaited album is imminent.

Monday, 17 June 2013


Another slice of top notch electronic pop from across the water. This comes from Paris based Lockhart.


Pendentif - "Embrasse Moi" [official video] from discograph on Vimeo.

Some expert tropipop from across La Tranche courtesy of Bordeaux's Pendentif.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

The Proper Ornaments

Classic lo-fi jangle from The Proper Ornaments.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Lovelier Other

Lovelier Other is back with another silky dream pop cut.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013


Stunning space fuzz from Swedish band Sonjagon.

Cambio Sun

Sydney's Charlie Tait cooks up some sweetly warped beats under the Cambio Sun moniker.

Intuition by Cambio Sun

Monday, 10 June 2013

Trails and Ways

More pop gold from Trails and Ways.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Guest Mix #6 - Beige Throes

Guest Mix No6 - Beige Throes by Electricsoundofjoy on Mixcloud

We recently featured Baltimore producer Beige Throes whose high quality, prodigious output is showcased on his Commonplace Things LP which can be found here.

He very kindly agreed to put together a Guest Mix for us and it doesn't disappoint. Tracklisting below;

1. Flash Palace — Sasa
2. Mala — Changes (harmonimix)
3. Evenings — Friend [lover]
4. Chanes — Selective hearing
5. Balam Acab — Now Time
6. Robot Reconnaissance — take two at 7-eleven (virginia beach)
7. Slow Six — Cloud Cover (part 2)
8. Fyfe — Introduction
9. The Album Leaf & The xx — twentytwofourteen/shelter (marika's cover) mix
10. Jienat — 5.1 surround field recording on the train (DPA)
11. This Will Destroy You — they move on tracks of never-ending light
12. Goldmund — Saranac

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Novelty Daughter

A while back we featured something from Novelty Daughter which was brought to our attention by the ever esteemable Sterecure Label. Now she has a new release on the second Stereocure Sampler and it is a belter.

Swimming Lessons

Dreamy haze from Leeds denizen Ben Lewis.


New from ultra inventive Montreal trio Braids.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Swing Delux

Majestic new production work from London's Swing Delux, taken from his Light Sleeper LP. The full record can be found here

Catching Flies

Fresh dulcetry from Londoner Catching Flies.

Monday, 3 June 2013


Not named after a lumbering centre forward to the best of my knowledge. Rather snappy leftfield pop music from Minneapolis.

The Zolas

A tip top remix to start the week.