It’s hard not to be in an improved mood after listening to the fuzzy goodness of Goth Babe.
The frenetic relentlessness of Bummed Out comes from Goth Babe’s Wasted Time EP and is a fine example of the scuzzed-up surf-rock that is the act’s trademark across the rest of the record.
The return of the surf-tinged bliss of Beach Skulls makes for a resolutely cheery choice today.
Featuring on their April full length release Slow Grind (out on Punk Slime Recordings), Baby’s A Liar showcases their catchy surf-rock – drifting upon an angular, jagged hook.
With nods to the beautiful sadness of Elliott Smith, today’s #onegoodthing comes from Southampton quartet Beat Easton.
Released in March as a free (FREE!) download, Loath To is a subtle, shimmering lo-fi alt-pop offering that – lyrically and musically – tugs at the heartstrings.
Chicago’s Impulsive Hearts gives us today’s #onegoodthing.
Featuring on the Sorry In The Summer album released back in February on the London-based Beautiful Strange label, Sirens is a sepia-tinted slice of rolling indie-pop.
The underplayed vocals skip across a beat that is deftly relentless to create a potent alt-pop concoction.
A shimmering, delicate vocal atop a gentle rumble of a riff makes for an intoxicating #onegoodthing today.
White Lilac were brought to my attention by the combined efforts of Beech Coma and Art Is Hard Records, with one of them describing the band as “sounding like Mothers, if Mothers came from Wiltshire”. And that’s a summary I can’t really best.
Change Of Face opens the band’s Unwelcome Wishes EP, with the rest of the tracks largely more ethereal and thoughtful than the relative immediacy of this one.
Let Perth four-piece Verge Collection put a spring in your step this Wednesday as today’s #onegoodthing.
The driving, Americana-tinged folk-rock of Our Place marries a relentlessly upbeat sound with a heartwarming tale of fraternal friendship that will surely leave you with a smile on your face.
Today’s #onegoodthing comes courtesy of Oakland act Toner‘s dazzling shoegaze-infused bedroom-pop.
Released on Vacant Stare Records, Peasant Dreams comes from their recently-released Passing Glance EP and is a hazy, intoxicating track that brings to mind to a rough-around-the-edges Beach Fossils ripe for summer bliss.
The gloriously perky indie-pop from Aussie group Major Leagues is your Monday fillip this week.
Better Off finds that midpoint between the lilting summery surf-rock in parts of early Best Coast and the jangle of the likes of compatriots The Twerps and is a fine precursor to their upcoming Dream States album.
This week’s second trip to this particular corner of Scandinavia sees today’s #onegoodthing come from Umeå-based Boys.
Happy Hour is the lead track from the Love on Tour EP and is a-whirr with swirling guitars and bounciness combining to make a heady concoction of enthralling, at-times suffocating, shoegaze-infused pop.
The lo-fi fuzz of Charleston two-piece Hot Showers gives us today’s #onegoodthing.
Boys (Neighbourhood) is a low-key rumbler of a track, with the duo applying surf-y guitars atop the bedroom-pop aesthetic that dominates proceedings.