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WYRES (SE) – “Spring Breaks”

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The all-caps revolution in the Nordic nations continues with the appearance of Swedish duo WYRES. This little project is the braintrust of musician Fredrik Forell and singer/songwriter Arvid Jonsson. Both gents were involved in other artistic endeavors before deciding to join forces to bring about some electronic pop delights. Their first EP will be out […]

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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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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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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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MAYKA (SE) – “Rich”

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You may recognize MAYKA as one half of the electro-freak duo Death Team. Or you may simply be drawn in by the provocative photo that comes with this single. Whatever brings you to the table, you’re sure to be satisfied with her debut release “Rich.” Recorded with producer LIOHN, this tune is a far cry […]

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Birdpeople (SE) – “The Monument”

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Everybody needs a soundtrack. That perfect background music that turns your daily jog or commute into something much more dramatic and daring. For your consideration, I give you this new track from the Swedish trio Birdpeople. This very synth-y, very cinematic new project has their first EP coming soon and have dropped their new single […]

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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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