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A young blog *When You Motor Away: which contains opinions about music you might like.

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https://t.co/lMmcDLcj2S "a sweet treat for your ears and an aural haven for your spirit in troubled times". Perfect… https://t.co/xJZf7v0m6u
8/4
2020
https://t.co/rP8cUG265X Absolute gem of soft pop/rock: Sleepers EP by Melbourne's @CoolSounds1 . via @HotelMotelRecds
7/31
2020
https://t.co/7MEIUNd4ee Some of the best powerpop/jangle pop/dreampop of 2020 on Tiny Shapes and A Room Forever by… https://t.co/HKMbjtQ1IL
7/29
2020
https://t.co/bHtOr0KoM2 Perfectly crated, expansive and emotionally nuanced indie pop gem: Adelphi by Australia's… https://t.co/XLLll7EgbI
7/27
2020
https://t.co/xyBZGaraQn Darkly enthralling minimalist post punk debut, the Introduction EP by Adelaide trio Introduction. via @tenthcourt
7/24
2020
https://t.co/hORYBgvboW Perhaps the dream pop single of the year: "You're Lookin' At My Guy"/"Could You Be The One"… https://t.co/yWFaHvfjXM
7/23
2020
https://t.co/MLDWb1O0HC Essential album fusing funk, jazz and African rhythms: African Rhythms 1970-1982 by Oneness… https://t.co/TMCbWqk3mm
7/22
2020
https://t.co/hgsssbmgNZ Heart, passion, anger and a keen edge from legends @TheWolfhounds on their new LP, Electric… https://t.co/cfkpDA7SuS
7/20
2020
https://t.co/kWVj0Zp4MV Our single of the week -- the glorious soaring retro pop "This Is Luv" by Welsh quintet… https://t.co/6LzqY9fVMI
7/17
2020
https://t.co/wCluPQGjPT One of the guitar pop triumphs of the summer: Jump Rope Gazers by New Zealand's The Beths (… https://t.co/kFgIIZk0lP
7/15
2020
https://t.co/kquYYaciTY Euphoric synth pop for your summer days by Norway's Opium Cartel. Via @apollonrecords
7/14
2020
https://t.co/Ce0nG9jivd Surprise new dreampop by @peeldreamzine to enrich your summer days. Six-track Moral Panics EP.
7/13
2020
https://t.co/LgBALXJ3oD Crocuses EP is the final musical statement by stellar Belfast project @sea_pinks . Going out in grand style!
7/7
2020
https://t.co/sqBCyBZBg0 Bittersweet, melodic, energetic power pop nuggets by London's Lucy and the Rats. via… https://t.co/DerJeN8IqL
7/6
2020
https://t.co/m7nR5GGK5v One of our favorite guitar pop albums of the year, Made For Each Other by Paisley, Scotland… https://t.co/h6Q5pW0qNf
7/5
2020
https://t.co/bAxHz8cKCY our favorite song of the week, "Big Yellow Van" by Australia's Pop Filter (members of… https://t.co/GnctBRGDJt
7/4
2020
https://t.co/9zrCo302B2 Glorious new single and video by legends @EvenAsWeSpeak . Taken from Adelphi, which will be… https://t.co/kSt26dMcT4
7/3
2020
https://t.co/8ZoJCm99y0 Gazey indie rock with strong pop sensibilities on the fun Lounge Music For Cat People by Norway's Sweam.https://t.co/hzILaNSKqI Hooky indie rock to gladden your heart and fill your soul: Somewhere by Vancouver/LA @gum_country
7/1
2020
https://t.co/2BkAqzfg0h Jangling indie pop gems from C86 to twee from Portland's @CrystalFurs via @subjangle
6/30
2020
https://t.co/SaYL7gdEMY Two sweet covers by @shacksband and @Brainstory00 . via @bigcrownrecords
6/28
2020
https://t.co/eDJtlgjVjp "Sleeper" is the title track from the forthcoming EP from Melbourne's chill pop savants… https://t.co/VOD5jEVk7H
6/26
2020
https://t.co/G5E6rxWMON A defiant and eminently danceable cry for self-acceptance and freedom by Cardiff's @DeadMethodUkhttps://t.co/1rwGOO2IlN Two lovely singles to herald the arrival of the uber-talented Melbourne trio Double Vanity. via @PsychicHysteria
6/25
2020
https://t.co/dYsFsmj4yj Exciting debut album of psychedelic dub and electronica by Taiwan's @mongtong_band
6/24
2020
https://t.co/7Y7A08HBOw Sophomore album A Different Port by Scotland's @medicinemenband has the warm anthems you ne… https://t.co/e0fxGLIniZ
6/18
2020
https://t.co/BRlywyM5zs Gritty, hooky blues rock with a well-earned punk attitude on the self-title LP by Brisbane's ManaRays. via @Swashbo
6/17
2020
https://t.co/7oumXP6Tdr Gorgeous synth pop song "Terry" by Helsinki's RULES. via @Solitimusichttps://t.co/H7L6eR6f3k The perfect mix of dreamy and crunch on the new single/video by New Zealand's The Beths… https://t.co/aWtwmuuHpX
6/16
2020
https://t.co/KE4AtCBAyh Top class guitar pop from one of Australia's best: Sideways to New Italy by @rollingbcf . via @subpop
6/15
2020
https://t.co/Fs0mGmTaV5 One of the warmest, most gorgeous albums you will hear this year - I Heard You Dreaming by… https://t.co/USGN4koWlz
6/12
2020
https://t.co/jRmR8P3iVc Pop euphoria on the new, two-song single "Get Lost" by Glasgow's @CarlaJEaston . Via @OliveGroveRCRDS
6/11
2020
https://t.co/OlzxmejD3v Eccentric, upbeat and entirely delightful indie pop on the self-titled album by Brooklyn's… https://t.co/H71r88yi38
6/10
2020
https://t.co/77Dg6gxngh One of the better guitar pop albums of 2020 to date: Look Alive! by Melbourne's The Stroppies. via @ToughLove
6/9
2020
https://t.co/Bi0zyxvZ7w Perfect summer driving tune inspired by a drive down California's coast: "Lucky Rolling Sto… https://t.co/JkH9oje9We
6/7
2020
https://t.co/McURQ219aT Three timely songs promoting a leadership change, or perhaps just finding a leader: Anythin… https://t.co/f2MX2frW46https://t.co/NZncxiIxX1 Our suggestion to jumpstart a happy, sunny Friday no matter what your weather: "Don't Demys… https://t.co/Sm5udPoJ2U
6/5
2020
https://t.co/vWGIPe5QgX Very well done lyric video for the inspiring "Godless" from Post Neo Anti, the 2020 album b… https://t.co/c1x5G8tquf
6/4
2020
https://t.co/HhTkHQLOEe An album by a very talented songwriter and indie musician, Is This Offensive and Loud?, by… https://t.co/nMFG4zkGUV
6/3
2020
https://t.co/WI7hIt8Ffj A song that really lifted our mood in this crazy world right now: "Vice" by Melbourne's… https://t.co/VN3DySTdZ9
6/2
2020
https://t.co/MlCTHEitxR "Laughing Falling" is the breezy debut single by Melbourne's Pop Filter, the project of the… https://t.co/BD9rBfyUPc
5/30
2020
https://t.co/PWRcPo6Ua0 Mershmellow is the fun new album by Cambridge band @TF00lshttps://t.co/kyTyB2eaF3 Cinematic, semi-ambient pop tapestry - Trustblood, by Swedish project H. Moon (Philip Ekstr… https://t.co/3gbezKDH06https://t.co/qdaK2nF7sX guitar pop by masters from @remhq @LLYFF89 @ScottMcMinus5 @iwasaking and others: The Great… https://t.co/AREkA4tkv0
5/28
2020
https://t.co/373vxLmUmq Start out your week with the pop/rock gem "Goodby Friend" by Malmo, Sweden's @mauvband . via @varorecords
5/25
2020
https://t.co/hibe84PtzT A wall of fuzz, jangle and melody with a thunderous rhythm section and sweet vocals - the s… https://t.co/CCLkbfLVTL
5/24
2020
https://t.co/grndZQ0O3t Our alternative rock gem of the week is And Justice for All by Helsinki four-piece @lovesportband . via @Solitimusic
5/22
2020
https://t.co/Zew8sbxPzU top quality indie pop/rock by Swedish sensations Guds Pengar's album Granar som flyr staden. via @ramalamarec
5/21
2020
https://t.co/W0T0xVlNhQ nice set of springtime power pop/indie pop songs: Natural Beauty by Portland's @mo_troper
5/20
2020
https://t.co/MRuWlg3FBN Lovely and charmingly affecting chamber folk/indie pop by UK's @Modern_Studies_ . via @firerecordings
5/18
2020
https://t.co/iVrcvdTTJS Dig the cool fuzz-washed tones of @memoryfades67 's electric and acoustic covers of… https://t.co/ZndSyRrJNThttps://t.co/Qp7Isj8ktz Psychedelic synth pop gem "Aros am Byth" by Cardiff's @YnysMusic out now via @LibertinoRecs
5/17
2020
https://t.co/MuRx7ybmhn Beautiful new song "Liquid Walls" by Finland's KO:MI, via @Solitimusic
5/15
2020
https://t.co/NEeCwwy4CS Upbeat, crunch pop-rock Sad Box and Other Hits by Pacific Northwest Treasure… https://t.co/nZfyATqMX9
5/14
2020
https://t.co/kEgbouHVDA lovely, uplifting electro-dreampop by the talented @thearcticflow via @IndiepopSunday
5/13
2020
https://t.co/uoiNxaMbRC Another satisfying, compelling tune by Edinburgh's @lockedhands1 . Pulsating and jazzy. via @errantmedia
5/12
2020
https://t.co/E4hBrzlJAT melodic, sophisticated pop with an underlying sense of unease, a delicious tweak to your we… https://t.co/FDBeQTv0Lc
5/10
2020
https://t.co/MF0eSTgiC3 Free indie pop gems to brighten your day at home, the second Shelter comp from @IndiepopSundayhttps://t.co/DQ6wIeZx2R Terrific guitar pop album spanning garage pop, ballads, power pop and more: Horn If You're… https://t.co/kXBw6LyIQC
5/8
2020
https://t.co/D59yvjLuAd Noise rock with chug, jangle and hooks, done the way it should be: "Giant Hoof" by Finland'… https://t.co/bbyvyJeR57
5/7
2020
https://t.co/XUqCo8RUp7 RIP Jamaican Ska vocalist Millie Small, whose 1964 hit was the infectious "My Boy Lollipop".
5/6
2020
https://t.co/0SVPgjB25W Superb jangle pop EP OK Now What by Melbourne four piece @gogetmum . Out now via @Meritoriorec
5/5
2020
https://t.co/iHMzvREkvD Guitar pop so good it has the power to make Mondays seem good: "Trapped in Amber" by the UK… https://t.co/hfznbfvMnAhttps://t.co/NrBDDjmosg Enjoy the 'name your price' scuzz pop gem "Other Side" by Melbourne's Beach Heart.
5/4
2020
https://t.co/PcXXgvoEf2 New Zealand guitar pop greats Sneaky Feelings are back with 12 new songs - The Mercury Mome… https://t.co/piWHvXxy7J
5/3
2020
https://t.co/UxQSgBu8m6 One of the top recent albums from Australia, Nets by Sydney four-piece Sachet. Power pop, g… https://t.co/Xkh75jSPCo
5/1
2020
https://t.co/2j8Yg8woWw Lush, irresistibly upbeat pop that will make you feel good every time you play it: Wake Up!… https://t.co/qcNxHZ3hEu
4/29
2020
https://t.co/V6Iahge2pp Help others while helping yourselves: Sunshine for the Mountain God offers 10 lo-fi gems by… https://t.co/Fvx20cn38y
4/27
2020
https://t.co/Esk2O8vy2X Incredible sophomore album Feral by Melbourne's #RVG . Defiance, pain, understanding and de… https://t.co/aaqkeie2LO
4/26
2020
https://t.co/979rkZWNVz Dark synth pop with a big sound, "Monsters" - the lead off single from the May 22 album of… https://t.co/9D5155rXNp
4/24
2020
https://t.co/BNTQzc1cya A clever video for social distancing time for "Keeping A Tab" by Melbourne's @jarrowband .… https://t.co/fJzDw491jn
4/23
2020
https://t.co/7ZUkFKjtdK Americana/folk pop with Gothic tones on the delightful My Heart Will Wait EP by Glasgow's… https://t.co/pKiIzq7XzK
4/22
2020
https://t.co/HgvdYN7qND A broadly-conceived and executed triumph - the deeply satisfying "b", the sophomore album b… https://t.co/nqTNMjmUX3https://t.co/EK1wq7Q8qV Thrilling and satisfying 'name your price' live album by Dunedin legends The Puddle from th… https://t.co/dpGO75Nvsx
4/21
2020
https://t.co/KZWUfpCxMo end your weekend with the sparkling wonder that is "Without You" by Canada's @SkytoneBand . via @WallyTBM
4/20
2020
https://t.co/BAGRZdp2z4 "Pink Clouds" is a shimmering pop tune with shadings of regret, by Helsinki's fine five-pie… https://t.co/t415F47svn
4/19
2020
https://t.co/o2yRfZ1fBZ Meet psychedelic pop tune "Sway" by @virginiatrance . New album Vincent's Playlist due May 8 via @bymrecords
4/18
2020
https://t.co/oFZhvAAX6m Indie pop greats Even As We Speak are back with two singles. New album Adelphi out on June… https://t.co/zZmemvDLrt
4/17
2020
https://t.co/jx3YuxUBXs In the great tradition of social commentary wrapped in art punk - Rent/Your House EP by San… https://t.co/05PdibouUo
4/16
2020
https://t.co/mmi2u0y0ZW Absolutely smashing collection of songs from Australian indie artists, adding one a day over the month.
4/14
2020
https://t.co/tGQEL4peWF Indie pop to warm our hearts - Sunshine Pop EP1 by @YellowMelodies
4/13
2020
https://t.co/fLiCjtGiCH Five fuzzy, satisfying electro pop tunes on Bad Situation EP by Indonesian project Turks &… https://t.co/NQaQzbAddj
4/11
2020
https://t.co/bklCpNWvbk "Life's A Joke" is a terrific reminder of the goodies that await when @lovesportband releas… https://t.co/vvDo9I1UpX
4/10
2020
https://t.co/sml6O9hBWv 'Name you price' EP by indie rock/punk top guns Boyracer via @emoresponse
4/9
2020
https://t.co/IGRDG6jxVu indie/jangle pop of the highest quality by @BellStreets (Aussie pop royalty @JoshMeadows3 &… https://t.co/aVebSyCTgE
4/8
2020
https://t.co/UVWZ2EpHNU Intriguing dreampop that puts you inside your own melodic dream: Agitprop Alterna by… https://t.co/Yavj4bWWnL
4/7
2020
https://t.co/v6LY22hRko Perfectly crafted pop with quiet power and grace on Audio Commentary by Melbourne's Snowy B… https://t.co/4vupPoHLIg
4/6
2020
https://t.co/28mjc9bE9C Treat your ears to "It's Fine", the aptly named first single from the self-titled debut LP… https://t.co/44kOdv7Zun
4/5
2020
https://t.co/WuWzyGTJyC Guitar pop that should not be missed -- Into The Wild by London's @hannahbarberas . via @subjangle
4/3
2020
@finestkiss Ian's definition of "close" is correct. My memory of the orign story is that some band members wanted t… https://t.co/YvTKlUVLHe
4/2
2020
https://t.co/0DBSoxNcc8 Aaaaand one more single from the upcoming album by Sweden's @klusterformusic -- the wild ri… https://t.co/H3Tj4xtudL
4/1
2020
https://t.co/RpBlCCI4an Shelter in place with beautiful, dreamy indie pop compilation Shelter, available FREE from Chicago's @IndiepopSundayhttps://t.co/JuqR86uJaH Sunny guitar pop tunes to fill your social distancing time - Head Sounds by @SUPER_8_music , via @subjangle
3/30
2020
https://t.co/x7LtEoRwIQ Breathtakingly beautiful take on Nordic folk on Folkesange by Myrkur via @RelapseRecords
3/28
2020
https://t.co/gwRjEu1JRe A timeless, seductive late night treat - Overture, the final record by Melbourne electropop duo @LeisureSuiteAUS
3/27
2020
https://t.co/EIhglCwQR3 Sparkling indie pop: Fight or Flight, the two song single by Norway's @sivmusic
3/26
2020
https://t.co/7t0op0SjQw Sugary dreampop to brighten your days on Popping Candy EP by UK's @dayflowermusic
3/25
2020
https://t.co/SyLXKHvQsL Sexy, slinky, supple and superb dance rock with garage and dub - Suck This Tangerine by awe… https://t.co/8TPIvEDma0
3/24
2020
https://t.co/X6S00nsKfN Superb self-titled mini-album by exciting Swedish project Lilla Parasit (Are Steinsholm of… https://t.co/zyoHzwh3Zh
3/21
2020
https://t.co/5fkz6B2nMa Check out "Grateful", Melbourne singer songwriter @NatVazer 's tribute to female role models. Via @HotelMotelRecds
3/19
2020

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