Shortlived band hailing from Falkirk, Scotland. Existing as a 3 piece outfit during 1986/87.Guitarist Robert Polson went on to form lo fi experimental recording duo Water Magnesium (Watmag) with Jim Corbet.
Sometimes Always Sometimes Always is in fact only one person, Tyo from Jakarta. His sweet pop songs are drenched in rough fuzzy guitars and analogue noise, and I get the same joyous feeling when I listen to this as I did when I listened to MBV’s early recordings. Tyo is much influenced by bands like Afraid of Stairs, The Tony Head Experience and of course the early days of My Bloody Valentine.
Smith Westerns consists of Cullen Omori (vocals), Max Kakacek (Guitar), and Cameron Omori (Bass). All members range in age from 19 to 20. Since forming in 2007, Smith Westerns have managed to tour both the United States and Europe while supporting the likes of MGMT, Florence and the Machine, Belle and Sebastian, Girls, and Passion Pit. Their self recorded “lo-fi” debut Smith Westerns released in 2009, garnered critical acclaim for their youthful and glam rock tinged approach to pop music.
The jangly, self-recorded ramblings of Brooklyn’s Dustin Payseur, Beach Fossils offers hauntingly catchy tunes that blend the energy of an impulsive road trip with the melodious wandering of a lucid dream. Sun drenched riffs, kaleidoscopic rhythms and hazy lyrics saturate Beach Fossils’ first release, a s/t album with a carefree vibe perfectly summed up through song titles such as “Daydream,” “Vacation,” and “Lazy Day.”
Bye Bye Bicycle was formed on the west coast of Sweden, and in the beginning no one in the band took the project seriously. But the chemistry was real and it soon became apparent that Bye Bye Bicycle had potential. The group relocated to Gothenburg in 2007 to pursue their music full time.