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Scarlet Pleasure (DK) – “Deja-Vu”

Scarlet Pleasure - Deja-Vu

It’s been more than a year since Danish funk-pop band Scarlet Pleasure released their debut album “Youth Is Wasted On The Young” and they’ve finally released their Deja-Vu new single for us to groove to. Enticing and slick, the single starts as an understated ride on a velvet train riding on singer Emil Goll’s vibrato with a lush, bass-layered […]

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SXSW 2017 – Day Five

Uyarakq x Peand-eL at SXSW 2017

Agnes Obel (DK) It was one-in-one-out at the St. David’s Sanctuary chapel for the Agnes Obel show. The venue’s acoustics are perfect for her spiritual folk music, although seeing her and her band washed in constant red lights felt sacrilegious (at best). Solution: Eyes closed with imagination playing color-corrected visuals. Agnes Obel at St. David's Sanctuary […]

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Official Nordic Music at SXSW Show Scheduled for Uyarakq x Peand-eL, Small Time Giants, Sturle Dagsland

Uyarakq - Sturle Dagsland - Small Time Giants - at SXSW 2017

We have so many reasons to be very happy about attending SXSW this year! Not only is there a record number of Nordic acts scheduled for official SXSW showcases, many have never performed in the U.S. before. We are also thrilled to partner with the inititive Nordic Music at SXSW, a new body that, like Nordic […]

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Final SXSW 2017 Nordic Music Lineup Released

Nordic Music at SXSW 2017

Behold, the list of Nordic music artists performing official SXSW 2017 music showcases! It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it? If you can’t make it to SXSW this year, we’ll be there to cover the event on our social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube) so you don’t miss a thing. Meanwhile, let’s get you pumped for […]

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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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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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