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Playlist: Nordic Artists Playing SXSW 2017

Nordic Music at SXSW Music 2017

Time flies when you’re having fun constantly listening to Nordic music to share here on Nordic Spotlight! Suddenly it’s almost the start of South by Southwest Music again. Come March, we’ll be in Austin, Texas once again to cover the bands that hail from Northern Europe. This SXSW is different, though, for two reasons: 1) […]

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30 Nordic Music Artists on the 2017 SXSW Music Schedule

Nordic Music at SXSW Music 2017

YOU GUYS, THIS IS HUGE. Today, SXSW festival and conference released their latest line-up of artists playing official showcases, and this batch brings the number of artists from Nordic countries to a total of 30! We’re so excited there is finally a spotlight at SXSW on music from the Arctic because we know (as do […]

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Sweet Tempest (DK) – “Empty Box”

Sweet Tempest - Empty Box

Hot from the first electric note, dream-pop Danish duo Sweet Tempest commands your attention immediately. Their new track Empty Box is a soul slayer — all sweet rhymes and heart pings, layered with echoed whimsy and badda-bings. It’s got that magical formula that songs you can’t quit have, a sound you can drink a thousand times and not […]

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Noréll (DK) – “Damage Done”

Noréll - Damage Done

New on the scene and quickly killing it, Danish electro-pop band Noréll is dropping it like it’s hot (because it IS!) with the release of their third single Damage Done, a bouncy, electerrific (yes that’s a word) track that I have added to my get-the-fuck-out-of-bed morning playlist. Take a listen and feel the heat. Like it? There’s a video, […]

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Enjoy Our 5th Birthday Playlist and Party!

Nordic Spotlight's 5th Birthday Cake

IT’S OUR 5TH BIRTHDAY! We can hardly believe it, but it’s true…we turn half a decade young today, November 15. Being 5 years old is a giant milestone for a niche music website like us. A big deal, even. We’ve come a long way, baby! To celebrate, we’re having a Nordic music listening party at […]

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Marching Church (DK) – “Lion’s Den”

Marching Church

Though they might scoff at the descriptor, Marching Church is something of a Danish supergroup. It was started and remains led by Iceage vocalist Elias Bender Rønnenfelt. And these days boasts a lineup including his bandmate Johan S. Weith and the rhythm section from the band Lower. The vision behind the project is all Rønnenfelt’s […]

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