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MAYKA (SE) – “Rich”

MAYKA album cover

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”

Birdpeople album cover

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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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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Fever Ray (SE) – Plunge LP

Fever Ray - Plunge LP

Swedish legend Karin Dreijer of The Knife fame suddenly dropped a new album called “Plunge” under the name of her solo moniker Fever Ray this morning, much to the delight of her numerous worldwide fans. It was only a few days ago that Dreijer gifted us the music video for the Twin Peaks-y To The […]

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Elsa (SE) – “Nobody Likes You”

Elsa - Nobody Likes You

Nobody like you, you / Nobody likes you, you / Guess this winter cold got me feeling low / Wish you knew that nobody likes you, you Following her first-ever single Skintight, a stomping pop banger released late last year, Stockholm-based songwriter Elsa is back with the heartbreak anthem Nobody Likes You, a ScandiPop-tinted R&B tune with an edge. […]

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John Moose (SE) – “Dragsjöberg”

John Moose - Dragsjöberg

John Moose is more than “just” a band from Sweden — he is the collective alter-ego of the 5-piece folk outfit, the main character in the band’s musically narrated stories about escaping the ambivalence between civilization and nature. Following their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album in 2015, songs from John Moose’s latest EP “O” are […]

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Summer Heart (SE) – “101”

Summer Heart - 101

  Last heard as the vocalist on foreverandever’s so guud, Summer Heart nee David Alexander is back with his first single of 2017. The song 101 is a catchy, low-fi, heat-drenched sythpop of hazy, lazy grooviness. Recall a time during the hottest months of summer, when your body is melting under that great ball of fire […]

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