SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 32…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven striking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Getaway’ by ALCABEAN (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Frisky Danish guitar popsters strike again. ‘Getaway‘ roars terrifically from start to finish.
Copious electricity, booming rhythm section and a striking chorus to go nuts to. Bingo!

ALCABEAN: Facebook

2/ ‘High Above’ by SEASIDE HEIGHTS (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Most notable track from their new 4-track EP ‘Made Up Minds And Bad News‘. Stirring swagger, anthemic spirit and expressive vocals. Top-quality songwriting. Stream EP here.

SEASIDE HEIGHTS: Facebook

3/ ‘Too Fast’ by HEY HARRIETT (Adelaide, Australia)
Sunlit pop injection to sing, hum or whistle along. Playful, vivid and sparkling. Invigorating!

HEY HARRIETT: Facebook

4/ ‘Hey!’ by SUMMER MAGIC (South City St. Louis, US)
Summer Magic‘ aka Kevin Bachmann sounds like a 90s psychedelic Britpop version of The Beach Boys on his new single. Addictive jingle jangle riffs and luminous harmonies. Top!

SUMMER MAGIC: Facebook

5/ ‘Pants Off’ by THE CREACHIES (Baltimore, Maryland, US)
Highly catchy pop stroke transferring you to state of careless ecstasy. Elevating and frolic!

THE CREACHIES: Facebook

6/ ‘Omador’ by NORPHLET (Waco, TX, United States)
Multi guitars fueled roller coaster going fast/slow/fast. What you get is tons of electrical energy. Infectious, intense and powerful. From the duo’s self-titled EP. Stream it here.

NORPHLET: Facebook

7/ ‘Nothing Is Enough’ by DELTA WILL (Toronto, Canada)
This relaxing bass driven groove, smoothly colored with twinkling guitars and impassioned vocals all over it, will make you dream away. From their new EP ‘Multitudes I‘ – stream here.

DELTA WILL: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 28…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stirring strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Lost Highway’ by LUSTS (UK)
This brotherly band goes on a romantic trip into the unknown on their new single
named after the David Lynch movie. Energized with sensual, alternating female/male
vocals, ‘Lost Highway‘ feels like a sonic hallucination. Both fascinating and attractive.

LUSTS: Facebook

2/ ‘Melody’ by LUCY AND THE RATS (London, UK)
Highly spirited and amplified glam pop that will activate all of your senses. Elevating and lively. From the band’s excellent new, swirling self-titled album – available on Bandcamp.

LUCY AND THE RATS: Facebook

3/’Health And Wellbeing’ by GARDENBACK (Oldham, Manchester, UK)
This new, delirious single by outspoken garage trio ‘Gardenback‘ electrifies from start
to finish. The reverberating guitar parts sound like they were recorded back in the psychedelic sixties and inject this commotive crackerjack non-stop with flaming fuel.

GARDENBACK: Facebook


4/ ‘Weather’
by MAYPINE (Brighton, UK)
Emotionally charged indie rock roller coaster build around layers of invigorating guitars, frontman Jase‘s impassionate voice and a quiet/loud/quiet structure. Flamboyant eruption from the band’s new, excellent 4-track EP ‘Bend/Break‘. Stream it in full here on Spotify.

MAYPINE: Facebook

5/ ‘You’re Winning Me Over’ by NAT VAZER (Melbourne, Australia)
Exquisite vox and high-quality songwriting from down under. With this desirous, captivating and mighty sparkling love song Nat Vazer will, undoubtedly, gain tons
of new fans. You can purchase the outstanding humdinger here on Bandcamp.

NAT VAZER: Facebook

6/ ‘Graffiti Hen Ewrop’ by ilu (Wales)
This adventurous and electrodynamic debut track by Welsh project ‘ilu‘ will capture
your attention from the get-go. The spellbinding song is inspired by heartbreak, grief
and loss but designs also a sense of hope for a joyful future again. Gloomy splendour!

ILU: Twitter

7/ ‘Love Is A Word’ by THE SMITTENS (Burlington, Vermont, US)
This dreamy jingle jangle pop gem colored with delightful harmonies sticks instantly. Amorous and starry-eyed beauty from upcoming LP ‘City Rock Dove‘ – all info here.

THE SMITTENS: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 27…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven spirited strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Astoria Jack’ by NOT OF (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian noise tandem roars with force, braggadocio, heavy vivacity and punchy panache.

NOT OF: Facebook

2/ ‘Left For Dead’ by OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR (South Yorkshire, UK)
Imagine Ministry and Nine Inch Nails having a vicious jam. Sounds like a nasty nightmare!

ONS: Twitter

3/ ‘Perfect Fit’ by BLACK SPRING (Brighton, UK)
Startling indie Brit-rock electricity with razor-sharp bravado and a highly sticky chorus.
From their brand new record ‘Everything I Knew (Bedroom Demos)‘ – here on Bandcamp.

BLACK SPRING: Facebook

4/ ‘Small Change’ by JACK ELLIS (Cardiff, Wales)
Passionate, mesmeric and intensified emotions. High quality songwriting for heart & soul.

JACK ELLIS: Facebook

5/ ‘Sweet Teeth’ by ODETTA HARTMAN (NYC/DC,US)
Like a modern-day Kate Bush producing modern-day country folk. Strikingly magnificent.

ODETTA HARTMAN: Facebook

6/ ‘Projectile Dysfunction’ by STALAGMITES (Salford, Greater Manchester, UK)
Amplified pop stroke with glistening guitars and an expressive vox in the middle. Stirring!

STALAGMITES: Facebook

7/ ‘Eye’ by THERESE LITHNER (Sweden)
A spine-chilling voice balancing between Florence Welch‘s profoundness and Björk‘s adventurousness. From Lithner‘s mesmerizing 4-track debut EP. Stream it here.

THERESE LITHNER: Facebook


See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX!7 Crackers For Week 24…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven fervent strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Red Horizon’ by PALM GHOSTS (Nashville, US)
This irresistible stroke will activate your bloodstream instantly. Ongoing addictive riffage, pulsating beats and touchy duet vocals. Cold waves causing warm sentiments. A prime cut from the band’s brand new, excellent LP ‘Architecture‘. Discover it here on Bandcamp.

PALM GHOSTS: Facebook

2/ ‘Peaches’ by ANIMAL HOUSE (Based in Brighton, UK)
This red-hot garage rock ripper will make your head spin 360° and will make your feet tap uncontrollably. Deranged stuff, with a Kings Of Leon twist, to go completely bananas to!

ANIMAL HOUSE: Facebook

3/ ‘Coming Down’ by GENA ROSE BRUCE (Melbourne, Australia)
The song is “a happy-go-lucky look into self-destruction and total upheaval. Complete with ironic cheerfulness and introspective criticism” says this charismatic Aussie artist. With her hypnotizing voice and striking songwriting potential she’s on her way to something special.

GENA ROSE BRUCE: Facebook

4/ ‘Without You’ by FABRIC BEAR (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Energetic three-headed guitar driven generator creates elevating exhilaration. Their combination of catchy poppiness and electrical tunefulness works perfectly! Bingo!

FABRIC BEAR: Facebook

5/ ‘To Be Without You’ by MOON LOVES HONEY (Danmark)
Multi-layered synths, floating harmonies and a meditative sensibility. Dreamy vibrations feeling and sounding like an electronic symphony. This wholehearted reverie is on the band’s fresh debut LP, titled ‘You Drift Away From Me – explore the album on Bandcamp.

MOON LOVES HONEY: Facebook

6/ ‘Entropy’ by MERCY FLIGHT (Canada)
Pop music at its entertaining best. Melodic splendor, colorful arrangements, gracious chorus and an appealing voice. Endearing sonic allurement with a soulful smile. Lovely!

MERCY FLIGHT: Facebook

7/ ‘I Made It Up’ by ELECTRIC FLOOR (Italy)
This ambient and spacey electro humdinger transfers your mind to dreamland from the very start. Delectable synths and relentless drum beats cause romantic euphony. Ace!

ELECTRIC FLOOR: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 23…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stirring kicks I played on repeat these past days
Seven lively tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Yes Men’ by ED THE DOG (High Wycombe, UK)
Here’s some tremendously pumped-up electricity. A striking pop punk fireball in overdrive. This blazing ripper will make your head turn 360° non-stop. What a smoking outburst! Top!

ED THE DOG: Website – Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

2/ ‘I’m Ready’ by COLOGNE (Philadelphia, PA, US)
After a promising 2017 debut EP this swirling Philly engine hits bullseye with their new electrifying stroke. Multi-layered guitar firework, an overall catchy flow and intens vocals.

COLOGNE: Debut EP ‘New World’ on Bandcamp – Website – Facebook – Twitter

3/ ‘Dark Surf’ by CURIOUS HOUR (London, UK)
Impossible to resist this dazzling whirlwind. A truly red-hot tsunami with singer Emily Grazebrook‘s ardent soul vox on top of the storm. After a bluesy intermezzo midway the band reloads and finishes thunderously. From their ‘Explore‘ EP – stream on Bandcamp.

CURIOUS HOUR: Facebook –  Twitter

4/ ‘I’ve’ Been Broken’ by HOUSEHATS (Melbourne, Australia)
This groovy banger’s funky swagger will have an impact on your hips, feet and head from start to finish while you’ll scream along to the sticky chorus in between. Shaking score!

HOUSEHATS: Band info – Facebook – Twitter

5/ ‘1000 Ways To Die’ by DISH PIT (Liverpool UK)
Here’s some rough, barbed wire garage havoc to annoy your whole neighborhood with. Fuzzing and buzzing, roaring and droning. A rowdy, tumultuous hammer and chisel slam!

DISH PIT: Facebook – Instagram

6/ ‘She Don’t Say Goodbye’ by GOOSEBUMP (Toronto, Canada)
This colorful and multi-instrumental orchestrated soul pop vibration twists and swings gloriously. This is the moment to get out of your lazy couch and shake your booty, folks!

GOOSEBUMP: Facebook – Bandcamp

7/ ‘Meaningless Thoughts In Dark Times’ by SOMEHOW (Paris, France)
This fuse of lo-fi electronica, vivid bass, peculiar tunefulness and distinctive vox leads to exciting pop waywardness. More of it on this artist’s ‘Hidden Memories’ LP on Bandcamp.

SOMEHOW: Facebook – Twitter

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 22..

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A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven shaking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Discover’ by OSKAR BRAVES (Dunfermline, Scotland)
Here’s a mighty wall-of-towering-sound anthem with a monumental chorus and king-sized vocals elevating this majestic stroke to riveting heights. A goosebumps performance! Wow!

OSKAR BRAVES: Facebook –  Bandcamp – Twitter

2/ ‘I Changed My Life For You’ by VACATION FOREVER (Stockholm, Sweden)
This new glowing single by Swedish artist Zacharias Zachrisson‘s new project is a
feverish knockout. Amplifying pop electricity that sticks instantly like first-class glue.

VACATION FOREVER: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

3/ ‘Cadillac’ by DUTCH TULIPS (Boston, Massachusetts, US)
Here’s a dynamic rocker that draws your ears’ and limbs’ attention form the first chord on. An electrical and elevating cut from the band’s excellent debut EP – stream on Bandcamp.

DUTCH TULIPS: Website – Facebook – Instagram

4/ ‘Garden Of My Mind’ by TEN MILLION LIGHTS (Portland, Oregon, US)
Your feet and head will go nuts on hearing this groovy banger. A wham-bam rocker intensified with firework guitars, whacking drums and a bang-on chorus. Top stuff!

TEN MILLION LIGHTS: Website – Facebook –  Twitter

5/ ‘Did You Count Your Eyes?’ by ACCÜ (Wales, UK)
This eccentric electro trip with Accü‘s enigmatic voice all over it will kidnap your puzzled attention from start to finish. A mystifying, bewildering and spellbinding mindbender.

ACCÜ: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

6/ ‘Go Bad With You’ by THE LVE (Brussels, Belgium)
Here’s a feel good pop beauty with a funky groove that makes your feet tap and your head nod, directly. Delightful vibe and sunlit orchestration. It’s the romantic smell of summer!…

THE LVE: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

7/ ‘Broken Stairs’ by CLAUDE MUNSON (Ottawa, Canada)
This spirited pop humdinger shines graciously. Captivating songwriting affecting heart & soul. Part of Munson‘s new, dreamlike album ‘The Silence Came After’ – listen on Bandcamp

CLAUDE MUNSON: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

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See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 20…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven striking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Saw Myself’ by FOREIGN ARCHITECTS (Perth, Australia)
Led by singer/songwriter Matthew Burke, this Aussie quartet dropped another magnifying pop groove. Reflective, yet heartening, spirited and highly sticky. Top-quality songwriting.

FOREIGN ARCHITECTS: Website – Facebook – Instagram

2/ ‘Idle Tongue’ by Dear CAROLINE (Greater Manchester, UK)
Here’s some amplified indie pop with a boosting impact. A continual steady beat, blazing guitar electricity, vehement vocals and a passionate chorus. Sparkling and energetic cut!

Dear CAROLINE: Facebook –   Twitter

3/ ‘Game Piece’ by LANGUAGE (Brooklyn, New York, US)
This ferocious, straight in your face, punk punch hits you like a sonic blitzkrieg. Savage shit! Heated stroke from their upcoming 4-track EP ‘Playmouth’ – all info here on Bandcamp.

LANGUAGE: Facebook – Bandcamp

4/ ‘Flump’ by MICHAEL JABLONKA (London, UK)
London rocker scores heavily with this new turbulent uppercut turning up the decibels big time. Volcanic stuff that energizes all your nerves and all of your senses. Striking swagger!.

MICHAEL JABLONKA: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

5/ ‘Black & White’ by NAUSICA (Arnhem/Berlin, Netherlands)
Nausica‘s brand new single ‘Black & White‘ is a funky and soulful pop injection that will activate your limbs on the spot. Richly arranged and vibrantly orchestrated. Top score!

NAUSICA: Website – Facebook – iTunes

6/ ‘Lightness Is A Greatness’ by AUTOMATIC FICTION (Bordeaux, France)
Dazzling electro pop dynamics with a magnetic attraction degree. A wholehearted, contemplative and harmonious composition getting slowly but surely under your skin.

AUTOMATIC FICTION: Facebook – Website

7/ ‘Why Criminal?’ by GHOST SUNS (London, UK)
Stirring and colorful synth pop rainbow colored with affecting harmonies and spiced with electronic romanticism. A trippy reveverie to spin on repeat and get completley lost in.

GHOST SUNS: Facebook – Website – Twitter

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 19…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stellar strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven thrilling tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Show Me How To Love’ by BEND SINISTER (Vancouver, Canada)
Here’s a red-hot firecracker that rolls irresistibly like a sonic bolide going out of control. This is a damn perfect party stormer to get everybody going bananas on the dance floor.

BEND SINISTER: Website – Facebook –  Twitter

2/ ‘No Mamma’ by ANIMAL HOUSE (Brighton UK / Brisbane, Australia)
This head-twisting jingle jangle belter pumps up the bloodstream in your veins and the adrenalin in your head. Steamy pop ecstasy from upcoming project ‘Premium Mediocre’.

ANIMAL HOUSE: Facebook – Twitter

3/ ‘Twenty’ by DANCING ON TABLES (Dunfermline, United Kingdom)
Amplified pop banger with a towering chorus. This is a richly arranged and marvelously orchestrated standout where synths and guitars meet to turn the heat on. Titanic stroke!

DANCING ON TABLES: Website – Facebook

4/ ‘Right Now’ by KIOS (Nashville, TN, US)
This delightful pop earworm has the impressive impact of a sonic whirlwind. Energetic, dynamic and elevating. It will give your state of mind an euphoric boost. Stellar score!

KIOS: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

5/ ‘Pretty Face’ by EASY RUCKUS (Golden, BC, Canada)
Here’s a captivating blues pop knockout making your feet tap uncontrollably and your head twist non-stop. Catchy cut from new LP ‘Tango‘ – out 12 May via Wandering Who.

EASY RUCKUS: Facebook

6/ ‘Scream Of Consciousness’ by SABATTA (London, UK)
A band with a motto that says “‘fuck genres, fuck labels, fuck rules and fuck fitting in” gets
my attention instantly. And they walk it definitely like they talk it with this Living Colour inspired grunge-rap-smack. New LP ‘Misfit Music’ out 4 June via Blackfriars Entertainment.

SABATTA: Website – Facebook

7/ ‘Magdalena’ by STEPHANIE (Corsica, France)
Here’s a darksome, atmospheric and fascinating electro house vibe creeping slowly
but surely under your skin. And when Stephanie‘s seductive voice kicks in, followed
by a moonlit trumpet sequence the trip gets really sensual. ‘Wow’ is the word!

STEPHANIE: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 17…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven splendid strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven terrific tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Mushrooms’ by YES YES WHATEVER (Melbourne, Australia)
Crazy, deranged and bloody cranky, that’s exactly how these garage misfits sound like, probably stimulated by quality mushrooms. And their band name is wacko too. Hallelujah!

YES YES WHATEVER: Facebook

2/ ‘Kids’ by HEY BABY! (Brisbane Australia)
This poppy jingle jangle surf punk kick will electrify all your limbs, instantly. Amplified ecstasy to go completely bananas to. I guess, this happens when Aussie kids have fun.

HEY BABY!: Facebook

3/ ‘Comrades’ by RODNEY CROMWELL (London, UK)
These electronic DIY waves feel like sonic sunbeams on your face. Atmospheric, uplifting and refreshing. Cut from Cromwell‘s upcoming ‘Rodney’s English Disco‘ EP – info right here.

RODNEY CROMWELL: Bandcamp – Facebook / Label: Happy Robots Records

4/ ‘Iterate’ by CRUSH DIAMOND (Houma, LA, US)
Swirling electro duo out of Louisiana producing steamrollin’ electricity that will mess up your mind and all of your senses. Get up and shake it, here’s some booming firework…

CRUSH DIAMOND Facebook –  Twitter – Instagram

5/ ‘The Suffering Of Spiders’ by TRAITRS (Toronto, Canada)
Bass driven darkwave passion for the nightly hours. Melodic gloominess sounding both eccentric and affecting. From debut LP ‘Butcher’s Coin‘ – out 25 May via Pleasence Records

TRAITRS: Facebook

6/ ‘Gladiator Contender’ by John MOuse (Cardiff, Wales)
Mysterious, yet sweet and highly catchy story/tune with singer/songwriter MOuse assisted by a young girl’s touching voice. From his new LP ‘Replica Figures’. Stream it on Bandcamp

John MOuse: Facebook –  Twitter

7/ ‘Pink Thoughts’ by TOPOGRAPHIES (Bay Area, Oakland, CA, US)
Californian shoegaze vibrations with sparkling The Cure guitar echoes. Multi-layered, harmonious, melodic and weirdly tender. This dreamy beauty is available on Bandcamp

TOPOGRAPHIES: Facebook – Bandcamp

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 16…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven splendid strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Lost In The Light’ by NIGHT HAZE (Athens Greece)
Here’s a bewitching electro banger beating irresistibly from start to finish with sensual vocals all over it. Hypnotic, magnetic and illuminating in the dark. Haunting score!

NIGHT HAZE: Facebook – Bandcamp

2/ ‘Uzi’ by WILD MEADOWS (Melbourne, Australia)
Stupendous, multi-layered wall-of-shoegaze-electricity that just takes your breath away. Melodic grandeur, rattling drums, hazy vocals and catchy as hell. A sheeny diamond. Superb cut from the Australia based band’s debut longplayer – available on Bandcamp

WILD MEADOWS: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

3/ ‘Disciples’ by BRASS PHANTOMS (Dublin, Ireland)
This electrified Irish quartet produces amplified pop firework fueled by overwhelming guitars waves that transfer your mind to dreamy heights. Galvanizing magnificence.

BRASS PHANTOMS: Facebook – Bandcamp –  Twitter

4/ ‘Forever’ by PUREST (Sheffield, UK)
Glowing guitar effervesce with a towering impact on all of your senses. ‘Forever’ thunders gracefully while glistening synths inject this electrifying humdinger with spirited sparks.

PUREST: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

5/ ‘Swim Away’ by PHALCONS (North Wales)
Here’s a relaxing, sunlit pop gem written by the band’s singer/songwriter Ben Ellis, inspired by a vivid dream he had. A glossy reverie that puts a beatific smile on your face, instantly.

PHALCONS: Twitter/ Label: Libertino

6/ ‘Never Be Found’ by MAGIC CARPETS (Barcelona, Spain)
This zippy psych pop ripper will take you to that glorious decade of the 60s. Glimmering guitars, affecting vocals, sticky energy and a warm, vintage Hammond organ sound…

MAGIC CARPETS: Facebook – Instagram – Bandcamp

7/ ‘Sleep’ by THE GLITTER SHOP (Bury St Edmunds, UK)
Lo-fi pop graciousness with poetic guitar lines and dreamy duet vocals creating a
heartfelt and melancholic feel. Playful sensitivity for devoted daydreamers. Lovely!

THE GLITTER SHOP: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

See/hear you next week, music junkies