Cycles Per Second 01/05/22: Bandcamp, etc. Links

On this week’s show: Indie rock from Wollongong, Australia (chimers, Miners), Ljubljana, Slovenia (morvern) and Tokyo, Japan (Cairophenomenons). Melodic pop from Melbourne (The Fish John West Reject), NYC (Love, Burns), Malmö (Orange Crate Art), Brighton (Jetstream Pony), Tokyo (THE PATS PATS) and San Francisco (seablite). And we end with a Welsh space-rock jam that spans almost the final quarter of the show (Bookhouse). Links to more info about each of the releases featured on this show can be found below…

PLAYLIST:

chimers – surrounds
https://chimers1.bandcamp.com/album/s-t

Miners – Whipper
https://minersau.bandcamp.com/album/miners-chimers-split

morvern – Bad Blood
https://morvern.bandcamp.com/album/captain-trips

Cairophenomenons – MEKKI
https://youtu.be/8_yTvq7qtTw

Orange Crate Art – Concorde 79
https://orangecrateart.bandcamp.com/album/curve-lines-loops-and-dashes

Love, Burns – Dear Claire
https://loveburns.bandcamp.com/album/it-should-have-been-tomorrow

The Fish John West Reject – Southwesterly
https://thefishjohnwestreject.bandcamp.com/album/best-street

Jetstream Pony – The Naked Time
https://jetstreampony.bandcamp.com/album/misplaced-words

THE PATS PATS – Heart Eyes
https://thepatspats82.bandcamp.com/album/music-never-ending

seablite – Ink Bleeds
https://seablite.bandcamp.com/album/breadcrumbs-c-w-ink-bleeds

asta rangu – Melancholics
https://astarangu.bandcamp.com/album/plasticine

Bookhouse – Eferwad y Tonnau Gwyn
https://bookhouse.bandcamp.com/album/eferwad-y-tonnau-gwyn

Cycles Per Second 12/29/21: Bandcamp, etc. Links

Another year comes to a close, which means it’s time to look back on 2021’s musical highlights. This week I count down my favorite releases from the past year: the top 10 LPs and top 5 EPs, plus a reissue highlight. If you enjoy these selections as much as I have, you’ll surely want to check out the Bandcamp links below…

PLAYLIST:

Delivery – Floored
https://deliveryband.bandcamp.com/album/yes-we-do

Olivia’s World – Social Seagull
https://oliviasworld.bandcamp.com/album/tuff-2b-tender

Roxy Girls – Sister Fatima
https://roxygirls.bandcamp.com/album/roxy-girls-are-in-the-drink

Mesh – Company Jeep
https://meshphilly.bandcamp.com/album/mesh

The Tubs – Two Person Love
https://thetubs.bandcamp.com/album/names-ep

The Chills – Walls Beyond Abandon
https://thechillsmusic.bandcamp.com/album/scatterbrain

Dead Finks – (My Human) Extinction
https://deadfinkera.bandcamp.com/album/the-death-and-resurrection-of-johnathan-cowboy

Blair Parkes – step out
https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com/album/new-building

Ibex Clone – Archicast
https://ibexclone.bandcamp.com/album/from-nowhere

The Umbrellas – Pictures
https://theumbrellasca.bandcamp.com/album/the-umbrellas

UV-TV – Distant Lullaby
https://uvtv.bandcamp.com/album/always-something

Ducks Ltd. – 18 Cigarettes
https://ducksltdband.bandcamp.com/album/modern-fiction

Dummy – Atonal Poem
https://notdummy.bandcamp.com/album/mandatory-enjoyment

Fake Fruit – Don’t Put It On Me
https://fakefruitmusic.bandcamp.com/album/fake-fruit

XR – Repeater
https://xrmusic.bandcamp.com

Guardian Singles – Tea Lights Exploding
https://guardiansingles.bandcamp.com/album/guardian-singles


Cycles Per Second :: Best of 2021

Top LPs

  1. XR – XR (self-released)
  2. Fake Fruit – Fake Fruit (Rocks In Your Head)
  3. Dummy – Mandatory Enjoyment (Trouble In Mind)
  4. Ducks Ltd. – Modern Fiction (Carpark Records)
  5. UV-TV – Always Something (PaperCup Music)
  6. The Umbrellas – The Umbrellas (Slumberland Records)
  7. Ibex Clone – From Nowhere (self-released)
  8. Blair Parkes – new building (self-released)
  9. Dead Finks – The Death and Resurrection of Johnathan Cowboy (Urge Records)
  10. The Chills – Scatterbrain (Fire Records)

Top EPs

  1. The Tubs – Names (Prefect Records / Trouble In Mind)
  2. Mesh – Mesh (Born Yesterday)
  3. Roxy Girls – Roxy Girls Are In The Drink (self-released)
  4. Olivia’s World – Tuff 2B Tender (Lost Sound Tapes)
  5. Delivery – Yes We Do (Spoilsport Records)

Favorite Reissue

Guardian Singles – Guardian Singles (Trouble In Mind)