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ViVii (SE) – “Siv (You and I)”

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The land of dream-pop has some great Swedish ambassadors, including this fantastic new trio ViVii. Made up of married couple Caroline and Emil Jonsson and their mysterious musical partner Anders Eckeborn, this group has created something swimmy and sweet, like a long pull off a bottle of absinthe. That’s the mood of ViVii’s debut EP Savant […]

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Jenny Hval (NO) – “Spells”

Jenny Hval The Long Sleep

Whenever Norwegian electro pop goddess Jenny Hval brings new music into the world, our whole world stops. All morning, that’s been the case here at Nordic Spotlight HQ as we’ve had this new track on repeat. “Spells” is the first release from Hval’s forthcoming EP The Long Sleep (out via Sacred Bones on 5/25) and it’s […]

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Soleima (DK) – “Pacify Me”

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Out today is Bulldog, a mini-album from Danish songwriter and producer Soleima. And what does that mean, precisely? That means impromptu dance parties over here at Nordic Spotlight HQ. The new EP is, according to the artist, the most experimental work she’s ever done. That’s pretty evident with this track. But there’s also enough of a […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast – April 2018

Iceage

The Nordic Spotlight Monthly podcast for April 2018 is here! This time around, we’re looking ahead to albums being released this spring, including new ones from Iceage, Death By Unga Bunga, and more. Check it out here or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and take it with you everywhere. So Cool – Death By […]

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aYia (IS) – “Sparkle”

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Icelandic recording collective Bedroom Community released a dove into the sky today with this new tune from electropop trio aYia. What we know about this group isn’t much. On Facebook, they call their music “a  nicely polished rock in your teacup.” On the surface, a silly statement but the more we chewed on it, the […]

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Summer Heart (SE) – “Yeah You”

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Every month of 2018, Swedish popster Summer Heart is releasing a new song. Surely, he could do more, right? Talented guy like that. But, hey, let’s not complain. Let’s enjoy what we’re getting. And right now, we’re getting a fantastic little glitch pop jam called “Yeah You.” It’s exactly what David Alexander does best: meshing […]

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