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The Aldora Britain Records compilation series returns with Gravity, an eclectic collection of 23 underground selections. Diverse, grassroots and authentic! The title song comes from German electro pop artist Annemarie Reynis, a track taken from her recent EP Her Own Home. As always, please download, listen loud, dig deeper with your discoveries, and support Aldora Britain Records and independent music.
A number of familiar faces return this week. We welcome back the cosmic folk rock of Dead Perennials, the soulful bluesy rock of Mr B & The Wolf and the lo-fi bedroom pop of Kicks Of The East. Samuel Alexander Barbour also returns with his Celtic folk pop, as do Woosley Band with their alternative roots rock and The Shattered Hopes with an industrial take on post-punk. Big Stir Records contribute a track from the new Bablers release, a sun-soaked slice of powerpop perfection.
The remainder of this week's taster is made up of brand new faces from the independent underground. Willa Mae gives the album an indie pop introduction and Detergente Liquido follow with some catchy Spanish pop. There is then pop punk from Monsters Up North, dreamy indie pop from Que Bailen Los Demas and baroque pop from Liam Singer. Crushed Stars give us expansive indie pop soundscapes and Andy Baylor delivers a contemporary blues kick.
There is the alternative country of Licity Collins and Judo Pony, and an indie folk infusion from Zoe Wren. One Minus One brings us garage singer/songwriter, DartAjax delivers a psych tinting and Maxx Silver gets original with gothic electronica. Proceedings conclude this week with the instrumental post-rock of Thomas Jamet and the dub reworkings of Los Marvelitos.
Thanks again for tuning in. Play loud and enjoy. See you next week!
released April 30, 2021
This album is dedicated to Mike Dobie. Original artwork photography by Petr Kratochvil, 'Old Brick Wall' used under Public Domain license. Album compiled by Tom Hilton for Aldora Britain Records (ABR-162). 'Kids' written by and used by permission of Willa McCollough, available on 'Kids' (2020). 'Abulia Pop' written by and used by permission of Alberto Rodway, available on 'Con Mido Al Amor Por Las Personas Sin Tiempo' (2018). 'Walking On A Sunny Beach' written by Arto Tamminen, used by permission of Big Stir Records, available on 'Psychadilly Circus' (2021). 'Family Reunion' written by Lachlan Kerr, used by permission of Monsters Up North, available on 'Quick Break At The Beach' (2020). 'Last Call' written by and used by permission of Matt Haynie, available on 'Dead Perennials' (2019). 'Out Of The Mist' written by and used by permission of Mr B & The Wolf, available on 'Lazyday' (2019). 'The End Of The Man Who Met The Most Boring Woman In The World' written by and used by permission of Alberto Rodway, available on 'Flip' (2017). 'Gravity' written by Breagh McKinnon/Anika Jankowski/Annemarie Reynis, used by permission of Annemarie Reynis, available on 'Her Own Home' (2020). 'Still Not Over It' written by and used by permission of Kicks Of The East, available on 'Midnight Heat' (2019). 'Cannon Beach' written by and used by permission of Liam Singer, available on 'The Ocean' (2021). 'French Exit' written by and used by permission of Todd Gauteau, available on 'Go Dark, Canaveral' (2019). 'Unicorn' written by and used by permission of Sam Barbour, available on 'Let's Join Hands' (2021). 'Some Love' written by and used by permission of Andy Baylor, available on 'Blues From The Irene Building' (2018). 'You Won't Be Taking My Sunshine' written by and used by permission of Sean Woosley, available on 'I Hope That You Find Love' (2019). 'Staring At The Dark' written by and used by permission of Licity Collins, available on 'One Girl Town' (2018). 'Summer' written by Jason Johnson/Judo Pony, used by permission of Judo Pony, available on 'Paper Mountains' (2020). 'Cecilia' written by and used by permission of Zoe Wren, available on 'Reckless River' (2020). 'I Lost My Humanity' written by and used by permission of Wallace Dietz (Johnny Train Wreck), available on 'Noise Annoys' (2008). 'Lindenthal' written by and used by permission of One Minus One, available on 'One Minus One' (2020). 'No Other Way' written by and used by permission of David Leonard, with thanks to Dana Berry for the introduction, available on 'How We Live Today' (2021). 'Black Dog (Remix)' written by and used by permission of Maxx Silver, exclusive remix, original available on 'In Recovery (2021).. 'Stellar Parallax' written by and used by permission of Thomas Jamet, available on 'Moment Of Inertia' (2021). 'Treated Like Dub' written by and used by permission of Los Marvelitos, available on 'Frontera De Dub' (2021).