More Music from the Inbox, 31 July 2013: Mountain Sounds, Female Smells, Buttering Trio and More

By Larry Lootsteen

Artist: Mountain Sounds, “Breathing Fire”

Album: Mountain Sounds

Interesting combo from Guatemala and Oregon! Album was recorded at an orphanage in Guatemala.

Sounds like: Pure heart


Artist: Female Smell , “Look At Me Now”

Album: No Mards

Birmingham punk rockers with a name that gets a reaction!

Sounds like: Mashing, gnashing and clashing


Artist: Buttering Trio, “Falafel”

Album: Toast

I love the style of this Israeli indie outfit.

Sounds like: Smooth jazz beatz…


Artist: Zeid and the Wings, “Jazira”

Album: N/A

I seem to be in travel mode this week. Next stop? Lebanon. Great sounds from this band.

Sounds like: Soul stretching, reaching for the light…


Zeid & the Wings – Jazira from raymond on Vimeo.

Artist: Attic Owls, “Julie”

Album: Attic Owls

Off we go to Tasmania to check out some cool sounds!

Sounds like: A bit of a poppy little alt lilt


Artist: Koil, “Ajaran Moral Sesaat

Album: Blacklight Shines On

And finally we land in Indonesia for some serious indie rock

Sounds like: A bit of a Linkin Park vibe…


Alan Cross

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