Playlist 335 - Dec 2 2014

An album I'm loving a lot lately is the new Cool Ghouls, a San Fran band with a great line in fresh-faced psych pop (find a review of the album under December 2014 posts). And Twerps are another very endearing group from Melbourne - in another age they might have been called twee pop, although they give off a bit more gusto than that tag usually implies.

The new Adrian Crowley album is another superb set of songs adorned with his velvet croon. Olof Arnalds' latest is another triumph, putting the likeable back into quirky, and ageless folk music to boot. And the drifting dream music of Chloe March, another wonderful magic carpet ride.

Benjamin Schoos w/ April March channels Serge & Jane, both some kind of lovelorn adult romance with heart-leaping string sections.

The new Elastic Sleep single, a thundering bass and other nice things, Brother Earth & Circus Devils, two lovely psych weirdness miniatures.

And Silver Apples, bringing a great bounce to pillowy kosmische.

More on these pages as usual.

Dec 2 2014 w/ Twerps,Cool Ghouls,Elastic Sleep,Adrian Crowley,Olof Arnalds,Silver Apples++ by The Underground Of Happiness on Mixcloud

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Playlist 335
Tues Dec 2 2014
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
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Twerps – Back to you
Cool Ghouls – The mile
East River Pipe – Party drive
Liam Hayes – Fight magic with magic
A Winged Victory For The Sullen – Atomos II
The Haden Triplets – Billy Bee
Adrian Crowley - Trouble (playing Workman’s Club, Dublin, Dec 12)
Chloe March – Eucalyptus night
Olof Arnalds – Patience (playing Scala, London, Mar 11+12, w/ José Gonzalez)
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin – 69 Année Érotique
Benjamin Schoos feat. April March – J’ai essayé de t’aimer
cloud life – Archduke
Silver Servants – Lopsided
Brother Earth – Lade of the lake
Elastic Sleep – Slip (playing Triskel TDC, Cork, Dec 6, w/ Roslyn Steer)
Circus Devils – Animals are alarm clocks
Silver Apples – Missin you (playing Corsica Studios, London, Dec 3)

*next week’s show features music from White Fence, Alasdair Roberts & Aldous Harding, among others

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