A Very Cherry Christmas – Volume 11
25 November 2016
I’m very happy to have contributed a new Sunny Intervals song, ‘Like Snowflakes’, to Cherryade Records’ ‘A Very Cherry Christmas – Volume 11’ compilation album. It’s available as a limited edition CD from the Cherryade Records Bandcamp page.
There’s some fantastic artists on there, including Nervous Twitch, Red Sleeping Beauty, Elizabeth Morris from Allo Darlin’, The Just Joans, Deerful and The Yellow Melodies. My contribution is a gentle winter piano song.
Iechyd Da – A Tribute to Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci
28 April 2016
Recordiau Prin have released a fantastic 32-song album celebrating the music of Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci. As the label says it’s “not only a tribute to Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci but it is also a thank you from all of us that have loved the band’s music over the years.” There’s lots of great bands on there including Seazoo, The Gentle Good, Oh Peas!, Pulco, Gulp, Stuart Kidd and lots more.
I’ve provided a cover of ‘This Summer’s Been Good From The Start’, and the whole album’s free to download or stream at Recordiau Prin on Bandcamp.
The Sunny Intervals song ‘Christmas In Your Sights’ is included on the new Christmas compilation from Cherryade Records. It sits alongside songs from Los Campesinos!, The Thyme Machine, The Very Most, The Swapsies, Jack Hayter, Simon Love and more.
The album is available on limited edition CD from the Cherryade Records website.
I’ve contributed a brand new Sunny Intervals song, ‘Counting The Days Back To You’, to a new download album in aid of the PBH Free Fringe.
MJ Hibbett has organised the compilation, which features 36 new, unreleased or rare tracks from a wide range of performers including Model Village, Standard Fare, The Just Joans, Chris T-T, The Bobby McGees, Haiku Salut, A Fine Day For Sailing, John Otway and loads more.
The album will be deleted in six weeks time, on 15 April 2013, so please pop over to Bandcamp if you fancy a copy: www.pbhfreefringebenefitalbum.bandcamp.com
Five – a WeePOP covers compilation
The fantastic WeePOP! Records has reached its fifth annniversary, and is celebrating by releasing a 23-track double vinyl album featuring bands from the label covering each other.
There’s dozens of fantastic bands on the album, including Allo Darlin’, The Just Joans, Tigercats, The Smittens, Very Truly Yours, Moustache of Insanity, Owl and Mouse and One Happy Island. I’ve contributed a Sunny Intervals cover of Midst of Seasons by The 1959 Hat Co. (now known as June 66). I’m also delighted that Roadside Poppies recorded a cover of the Sunny Intervals song Sixty Seconds To Fall In Love.
The album is available to pre-order now (limited edition of 300) from the WeePOP website.
The Sunny Intervals song Cincinnati appears on the first compilation from new Swedish label Remark Records.
Remark Records is a new Swedish record label interested in indiepop, lo-fi and folk-rock music. This CD features bands from around the world, inluding Erik A Ström, The Muppheads, Hollow Nerves and Swansea Recreation Centre.
You can now download the compilation Music For Fun for free on www.archive.org – just search on Remark Records and you’ll find the compilation. Or if you’d like a handmade cd-r of this compilation contact email@example.com
The Sunny Intervals track Falling By The Side appears on Retrospective Compilation 3 by Series Two Records.
In total there are five different CDs with 118 different artists spanning the world. CD 3, which Sunny Intervals appear on, features 22 artists from Sweden, France, USA, Italy, Spain, Germany and Switzerland, so it’s a very international afffair! Bands appearing on the CD include The Stowaways, The Blue Chairs, Mais je n’ai pas peur, Los Autofans and Dupont Circles.
To find out more and pick up a copy, please visit this Series Two page on Myspace which explains more: Series Two Records Retrospective Compilations
The second in a three-part ukulele compilation series from the cassette label Lost Tape Sounds. This cassette contains 27 tracks, including songs from MJ Hibbett, Jacob Borshard, Hermit Thrushes, Yoyoyo Acapulco, I Hate You Just Kidding, Factors Of Four, and Blanket Truth. It’s limited to 200 copies with Hawaiian blue foil tapes, a handwritten insert and a linoleum-cut block print cover.
It includes the Sunny Intervals song ‘As Summer Draws In’. Copies are available from Lost Tape Sounds
Series Two Records Christmas Compilation
This new Series Two Records compilation includes the Sunny Intervals song ‘Winding Down For Christmas’ and 25 other songs which all relate to the holiday of Christmas in some way. Other bands appearing include And, Oh So Slowly He Turned, Later, Old Time Radio and The Legendary Ten Seconds and there’s just 120 copies.
Copies are $8 each by Paypalling firstname.lastname@example.org
A Layer Of Chips fanzine: Issue 3
The Sunny Intervals song ‘The Case For The Defence’ features on the CD that’s is being given away with the third issue of the fantastic free fanzine A Layer Of Chips. Other tracks on the CD include Afternoon Naps, Moogle Charm, A Smile and a Ribbon and Postal Blue.
The fanzine itself is also a great read. There’s interviews with A Smile and a Ribbon and Colin Clary, a review of The School, a recipe, and an article on Chat! magazine, among other things!
Series Two Records Compilation Vol. 2
The compilation 4 CD set features 90 artists and over 300 minutes of music. It’s available as a set for 25 USD (including postage to anywhere in the world). There’s only 100 (4 CD) sets available and they will come hand numbered with separate artwork for each CD.
There’s some brilliant and familar names on there, including Horowitz, Sparky’s Magic Piano, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, The Felt Tips and The April Skies. The compilation set includes songs from artists that have released their music on some great labels, including Sarah Records, Anorak, Slumberland, Asaurus, Weepop!, Shelflife, AEIOU, ABCDEFG, Happy Happy Birthday To Me Records, Cloudberry, Cosy, Music is My Girlfriend, Best Kept Secret and many more.
And, it includes the Sunny Intervals song ‘Recollections’! For full details, please visit the following link: Series Two Compilation Vol. 2
Susy Records 001
Susy Records is based in Peru, and they’ve put together an impressive international line-up for their first release. You may already be aware of the USA’s The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, who blew audiences away on their recent UK tour. Sweden’s Stars in Coma are another highlight, and there’s also several Peruvian bands, alongside bands from Mexico, Norway and elsewhere.
The compilation contains 12 songs in total, including the Sunny Intervals song ‘Melodies for Booksellers’, and comes in a yellow hand-made bag with a thank-you note and a Susy Records sticker!
You can hear a few of the songs and pick up the album from the Susy Records website.