Sunday, July 3, 2011

Midnight World Pop Scout-21: Masquer; Underground Railroad; Shindu

Tonight's Midnight World Pop Scout feature bands from Sweden, France/UK, and, for the first time ever, Belgium.

Masquer is a Swedish duo consisting or Kicki Halmos and Pelle Lundqvist. They record on MSQR Records.

Happiness from Masquer on Vimeo.


Underground Railroad is a French band living in the UK. The band consists of Raphael Mura (vocals/drums), Marion Andrau (guitar/vocals), and JB Ganivet (bass), and they record on the UK label One Little Indian. Underground Railroad's 2011 album is an intense work about London and its characters from the view of non-natives.

"Russian Doll"

Underground Railroad - Russian Doll from underground railroad on Vimeo.

"Rude Awakening"

Underground Railroad Rude Awakening from underground railroad on Vimeo.


Shindu are two guys and a girl from Belgium and they play upbeat synthpop. The band records on the Kitune label. The music is perfect for the dance floor, a summer drive or a beach party.

"Happy House"



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