Thursday, 31 October 2013


There is a staggering amount of good music coming out of Australia at the moment. Add Braves to that burgeoning list.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Gorgeous Bully

Exemplary fuzz from Manchester's Gorgeous Bully, more please...


Capacious ruminative songwriting on the latest track from well regarded Londoner Fyfe.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Gem Club

A stunning precursor to the upcoming LP which is due early in the New Year.

Tropical Tobacco

The intermittent output of Tropical Tobacco is always welcomed in these quarters.  Desert island psych is a genre this Portugese band have cornered.

Monday, 28 October 2013

The Landing

Shimmering bedroom balladry of the astral kind from Brooklyn's The Landing.


A brief but sweet treat from Florida based duo Sales, whose mixture of lo-fi naivety and pop savvy have been perfectly employed again here.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Something Anorak

Excellent first track off the new Something Anorak EP.

Grudle Bay

Gauzy pop promise on show from Oxford's Grudle Bay on their new EP.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013


Agreeable fuzz on the new release from Londoners Sheen.


An ode to the unattainable by Brighton janglers BAYY.

Monday, 21 October 2013


An otherworldly tour de force from timeless sounding London troupe Parlour.

Smashed Atoms

A special slice of space disco from London producer Smashed Atoms.

Friday, 18 October 2013

Rose Elinor Dougall

Rose Elinor Dougall follows up the tremendous 'Strange Warnings' with this art pop beauty, not far from the sound of recent trailblazers in this area - Wild Beasts.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013


Not sure if anyone else would ever use the term spook-step but it does seem to fit the recent wave of electronic acts making slightly unnerving but often utterly compelling music. Swedish trio DNKL fall in to this category.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013


Superior electronica is the cornerstone of this label's output as showcased on the exceptional Free Compilation they have just released.

Monday, 14 October 2013

Boxed In

Ex Keith frontman Oli Bayston serves up a slice of lean motorik backed pop on his debut single as Boxed In, released on the esteemed Moshi Moshi singles club.

Rain Paints

The latest release from Beko Disques is a woozy beauty.

Friday, 11 October 2013


Not entirely sure how ESOJ has failed to feature this wonderful band before but with new material imminent here are a couple of older gems.


Hazy electronica from new LA outfit Satchmode.

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Dios Mio

Impressive stuff on the first two tracks from London band Dios Mio. 


Brooklyn's Bedfellows have recently released a fine EP with this being the lead track. It wears its eighties influences prominently but there's no faulting the execution.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Tape Waves

Hushed indie-pop on Tape Waves' recently released EP through the Beautiful Strange label.


Chamber folk of distinction on this new release from Peaks. Its another free download from the tremendously consistent Stereocure label.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Shine 2009

Narcotic electronic pop music has a new duo of champions as Shine 2009 follow up recent excellent output, especially the acerbic 'Eurozone', with this otherworldly release.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Mutual Benefit

Staggeringly beautiful folk taken from the 7 track album 'Love's Crushing Diamond' released today.

Beige Throes

Contemplative ambience from Baltimore denizen Mike Andrews aka Beige Throes. This brilliant new material follows on from the Guest Mix he recently did for ESOJ.

Saturday, 5 October 2013


From Rennes, the city that spawned the wonderful Mermonte, come these instrumental alchemists.

Friday, 4 October 2013


Continuing their run of fine releases, Coves conjure up psych inflected dream pop of the highest quality.

April Towers

Perfectly executed widescreen electronic pop from Nottingham duo April Towers.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Gathered Ghosts

Fresh work from Seattle's candlelit haze merchants Gathered Ghosts.


A glorious reworking of Antwerp's 'Endless Maze' by Hampshire producer Enjoyed.


Sweet staccato harmonics from Sussex/London concern Lovepark.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013


We featured the title track a while back but now the full Yearn EP is available for free download. It includes this ethereal beauty 'Glass Heart'.

Oliver Wilde

Bristol's glitch-gaze hero - Oliver Wilde, obviously isn't satisfied with producing one of the years best LPs and has authored a storming new single.

Champions League

Parisian duo Champions League continue their largely successful quest for Balearic perfection.