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Bergenfest 2017 – Day 2: John Olav Nilsen & Nordsjøen, Aurora

Aurora at Bergenfest 2017

Our American reader Shelby Dennis is visiting Norway and the music festival Bergenfest for the first time! (Read her pre-trip interview to find out what all she plans to do.) She’s graciously sharing her trip via the Nordic Spotlight Instagram account, and we’re compiling her posts over the next few days here on for everyone enjoy […]

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Short Documentary – “Unsupervised: Aurora”

Aurora - Unsupervised Documentary

Music supervision company Groove Guild debuts their new web-based documentary music series “Unsupervised” with the dynamic Norwegian singer/songwriter Aurora answering candid questions and singing her songs Warrior, I Went Too Far, and Conqueror in an intimate setting. In the documentary, the three songs are layered with Groove Guild CEO and founder Al Risi’s questions about Aurora’s […]

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Special 5 Episode by:Larm Broadcast on Beats1 Now Airing

by:Larm Festival's Beats 1 "Takeover"

Norwegian music festival by:Larm is broadcasting 5 live show “takeovers” throughout March hosted by amazing Nordic artists spinning their favorite tunes on Beats 1 streaming radio! Each episode will be re-broadcast in 100+ countries and feature the musical tastes of Aurora, Sigrid, Ina Wroldsen, Enslave, and another artist that’s TBA. (We’ll update this post when we […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly – Summer Festival Preview #2


A new episode of our podcast Nordic Spotlight Monthly is here! We’re continuing our look at music festivals featuring Nordic artists, with a highlight on those events happening in July like the G! Festival on the Faroe Islands, Lollapalooza, Sweden’s Into The Valley, and Trailerpark Fest in Copenhagen.  This month, we’re also adding a little […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly – Summer Festival Preview #1

Velvet Volume

For the next few episodes of our podcast Nordic Spotlight Monthly, we’re going be highlighting the summer music festivals happening throughout the Nordic nations, as well as playing some tunes by the many artists playing these events. For this first installment, we take a look at: Sideways Festival (June 17 – 18) Bergenfest (June 15 […]

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SXSW 2016 – Day Three

Aurora @ SXSW 2016

Is it really only the third day of this SXSW craziness? Feels like we’ve been here forever. And considering the fact that we’re spending our days surrounded by great music, that is not a complaint. We spent the day bouncing around beautiful downtown Austin catching sets by some of the best Nordic acts around and […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast: SXSW Preview Edition

SXSW 2016

This month on Nordic Spotlight Monthly, we are looking forward to this year’s SXSW Music Festival, and the many Nordic acts lined up to show Austin, Texas no mercy. We are going to be there at the fest, providing daily reports and commentary on our website, Facebook, and Twitter, so be sure to follow us […]

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2015 Spellemann Award Winners Announced!

Spellmannprisen 2015

At what was surely a star-studded event in Oslo, the 2015 Spellemann Awards were handed out this past Saturday. Essentially the Norwegian version of our Grammys, the Spellemannprisen is a celebration of the best in that country’s music with performances and accolades a-plenty. The complete list of honorees should come as little surprise to regular […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast: All Covers Edition

Nordic Spotlight Monthly January

A new edition of our podcast Nordic Spotlight Monthly is here! This time around, we are shining our spotlight on our favorite recent cover songs recorded by Nordic artists. Prepare yourself to hear renditions of songs by The Stranglers, Popcaan, Arcade Fire, Prefab Sprout, and even a feminist re-interpretation of AQUA’s “Barbie Girl.” Check it out […]

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