Nanaki : Epilogue [Small Bear Records]

1. Farewell 05:11
2. I Still Remember 05:57
3. What Could Have Been 05:52
4. As We Fade 08:56
5. Like Distant Dreams 05:57
6. Into The Afterlife 18:10

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Format: 6 x File, Album, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, WAVE
Released: 27 Jan 2018
Style: Indie Rock, Post-Rock

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Gogo Yubari : The Yes Yes Sound Of Gogo Yubari [none]


Download it for free and give any money you would have spent to a charity. A good one. How about these guys? They rock.

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Format: 14 x File, Album, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, WAVE
Released: 31 Jan 2017
Style: Alternative Rock, Emo, Experimental, Post-Hardcore, Post-Punk

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Dog, Paper, Submarine : TROUBLE ON EARTH [none]

“Formed in Malmö, Sweden by Martin Månsson Sjöstrand (vocals and guitar), Emil Engblom (bass) and Carolina Carlbom (drums and vocals), Dog, Paper, Submarine’s third Small Bear release may be their catchiest and most immediate yet. Recalling the sound of indie-rock’s golden era, the band have been favourably compared to the likes of Guided By Voices, Pavement and Sebadoh, whilst retaining a recognisable sonic identity of their own. Packing 8 songs into 20 minutes, Trouble On Earth veers from propulsive, fuzzed-up rock to janglier, sometimes more downbeat fare, making unexpected detours but always packed with inviting melodies. Existing fans of the band (and frontman Martin’s lo-fi side project This Heel) will not be disappointed, as everything that has made previous releases great is present here, with enough fresh twists and turns to make this record a vital addition to their catalogue.”

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Format: 8 x File, Album, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, WAVE
Released: 7 Oct 2016
Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Lo-Fi

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Reptilians From Andromeda : Sonic Rabbit Hole [Small Bear Records]

“Formed by Aybike Çelik Özbey (Vocals) and Tolga Özbey (Guitar/Bass) in Istanbul, Turkey and joined by Johnny the Tramp (Drums), the band describe their music as No-Wave/Garage/Post-Punk, recorded and produced with a do-it-yourself attitude. Released just in time to soundtrack the return of spring, the EP will be perfect for listening to as the weather improves, or for taking your mind off the rain if the sun is reluctant to return! Five tracks of upbeat and melodic (not to mention sometimes downright strange) indie-rock akin to the likes of The Raveonettes (but with more animal noises!), give ‘Sonic Rabbit Hole’ a chance and we think you might just find yourself with a new favourite record, and band.”

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Format: 5 x File, EP, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, WAVE
Released: 5 Apr 2016
Style: Alternative Rock, Pop Punk, Garage Rock, Experimental

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Nanaki : Dandelion Radio Session [Small Bear Records]

“The Nanaki session sees Mikie, guitarist of manx alt-rockers Postcode, revisiting material from the early days of the band, in fact it is the setlist from their first gigs. Mainly consisting of tracks originally found on the now unavailable debut album ‘Fashion Is The Enemy Of All Art’, the music found here often exhibits less of a post-rock sound, being closer in some ways to post-punk. As well as being an opportunity to present improved versions of older material and to introduce it to a new audience, the session was intended to provide something of an insight into the Nanaki live experience of days-gone-by. Although it may prove difficult to listen to the EP in a small, smoky venue, to best experience this record it is recommended that it is played at high volume.”

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Format: 5 x File, EP, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC
Released: 20 Jul 2015
Style: Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Post-Rock

Dog, paper, submarine : Signal From Kepler​-​22b [Small Bear Records]

“The follow-up to last year’s eponymous EP, Signal From Kepler 22b comes hot on the heels of two solo releases from DPS frontman Martin Månsson Sjöstrand under the ‘This Heel’ banner earlier in 2015. Completed by bassist Emil and drummer Carro, Dog, Paper, Submarine deal in fuzzy, lo-fi, melodic indie-rock of the sort that journalists once liked to refer to as ‘skewed-pop’, comparable to the likes of Guided By Voices, Pavement, Lilys and Elephant 6-ers like Neutral Milk Hotel but with an identity all their own. ‘Signal From Kepler 22b’ retains the charm, energy and joy that made last year’s self-titled Small Bear debut one of 2014’s great records for those that heard it, whilst in places veering off into spikier, more angular and discordant post-punk territory. Pair this with the recently-released ‘This Heel II’ EP and we promise you’ve got a perfect soundtrack to the summer!”

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Format: 7 x File, EP, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC
Released: 10 Jul 2015
Style: Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Noise Pop

This Heel : This Heel II [Small Bear Records]

“Evert L. Pipkin is a Man or Astro-man? cover.
Cold Outside is a The Choir cover.
All other tracks written by This Heel.

The album cover is a picture of my dad at work in the 60’s. The songs are not about him but Cold Outside is one of his favorite tunes.”

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Format: 8 x File, EP, MP3/320 kbps, FLAC, ALAC
Released: 15 May 2015
Style: Indie Pop, Noise Pop