Daily Discovery-They Go Boom!!-Tumbledown Weekend

They Go Boom!! are a 90's indie pop duo from Margate, Kent in the UK; their 1995 album Atlantic was just reissued on Chicago's Sunday Records. "Tumbledown Weekend," one of the standout tracks from Atlantic, is chock full of irresistible melodies, all of them tinged with a sense of wistful sadness. It makes for a … Continue reading Daily Discovery-They Go Boom!!-Tumbledown Weekend

Stare At Your Shoes-Echo Lake-Waves

Echo Lake is a four-piece indie outfit from London, active since 2010. "Waves" from the band's 2015 album Era, charges forward for six and a half minutes on the strength of brawny guitar and driving drums. Thom Hill's production flourishes include organ-like synth tones and dissonant walls of sound that come crashing through like a … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-Echo Lake-Waves

Stare At Your Shoes-Air Formation-Tidal

Air Formation are a shoegaze band from the town of Sussex in South East England. They've been around since 2002 and actually just put a record out last year, but are likely best known for their 2007 release Daylight Storms. That album includes the song "Tidal," which sounds like someone took the string coda from … Continue reading Stare At Your Shoes-Air Formation-Tidal

Daily Discovery-Timothy Girdler-Your Head Was Floating On A Cloudy Day To Keep The Beast At Bay

Sometimes, you just want to hear a short acoustic instrumental at the end of a busy day. With today's find, Plymouth, UK artist Timothy Girdler delivers just such a blessing. I don't feel like typing the excellent, but lengthy, name of the track out again, so please refer to the title of this post if … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Timothy Girdler-Your Head Was Floating On A Cloudy Day To Keep The Beast At Bay

Daily Discovery-Krista Green and The Bees-One More Time

Today's find is an energetic new single from the English band Krista Green and The Bees. Green herself came up in the Bournemouth, UK busking and pub scene, getting her break when she won the "Bournemouth Unplugged" competition in 2011 and releasing a number of albums since then. "One More Time" has a classic feel, … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Krista Green and The Bees-One More Time

Daily Discovery-Isobel Thatcher-Carry You

Today's find, "Carry You," is a slice of breezy pop music from the March release On My Own by English singer-songwriter Isobel Thatcher. It's a nice change of pace from some of the gloomier songs featured on this site, especially for a Monday on which I just finished working for 11 hours straight. Don't get … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Isobel Thatcher-Carry You