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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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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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Sigrid (NO) – “Raw”

Sigrid album art

We’re not shy about our love of Sigrid here at Nordic Spotlight HQ. This Norwegian artist is just what we’re looking for in our pop goddesses: smart, sensual and as honest as the day is long. That’s what is all over her latest single “Raw.” It’s a smoldering act of defiance, pushing back at some […]

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Gundelach (NO) – “Control”

Gundelach album

Anyone willing to own up to their struggles with depression is worthy of our praise. In a world that pays such a huge premium on happiness, people tend to keep quiet about such things. That’s why we need more artists like Gundelach around. This Norwegian musician/producer is using his musical platform to tell the story […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast – March 2018

Sassy 009

The Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast is back! This time around, we are highlighting artists playing at this year’s SXSW Music Festival. Check out the stream below. Or click here to subscribe. Enjoy! PLAYLIST Idk Ariel – Shining (NO) Sassy 009 – Are You Leaving? (NO) L/O/O/N – More Time (NO) Summer Heart – We Are […]

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Kid Astray (NO) – “Joanna”

Kid Astray album cover

Though they’re not kids anymore, the members of Kid Astray are still clearly holding on to the feelings of youthful joy and heartache. The sextet from Sandvika, Norway started their collective journey when they were still in high school, scoring a spot on the 2010 by:Larm Festival on the strength of their tart electro-pop sound. […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast – February 2018

Cats of Transnistria

The Nordic Spotlight Monthly podcast has returned! Delight your day with a bevy of musical delights from Scandinavia. If you haven’t yet, be sure to subscribe to our podcast and check out past episodes over at iTunes. You can also leave us a comment or review and let us know how we’re doing. Enjoy! TRACKLIST Cats […]

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