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Tuomo & Markus (FI) – “Vanity Blinds”

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Happy album release day to Tuomo & Markus! The Finnish duo, whom we first encountered at SXSW 2017 and have since loved, today release their debut album, Dead Circles, via Grandpop Records. Tuomo & Markus (jazz/soul artist Tuomo Prättälä and singer-songwriter Markus Nordenstreng) are among the wave of artists not based in America that love Americana music. […]

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Tsembla (FI) – “Gravitating Bones”

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We’ve posted in the past about the greatness of Finnish avant garde ensemble Kemialliset Ystävät, but their genius goes beyond the work they do as a collective. It’s the music that their individual members make outside the fold that continues spreading the gospel of weird, wonderful sounds. That’s as clear as ever on the forthcoming release […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly Podcast – April 2018

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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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Kemialliset Ystävät (FI) – “Kuriton Painovoima”

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Don’t let the toothsome name of this Finnish musical collective throw you off the trail. Kemialliset Ystävät are the real deal. This project, led by Jan Anderzén, has been burbling and squelching around the international experimental scene since 1995, popping off on Stateside labels like Beta-lactam Ring and Secret Eye. But their latest album Siipi Empii […]

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Roisto (FI) – “No Regrets”

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Our favorite Finnish “villain” Roisto is keeping the fire of our love for his electronic masterpieces red-hot with the release of the music video for his wholly satisfying, synth-sational, guitar shredding track “No Regrets”! Continuing the story that started in the video for Roisto’s track “Apart In Love,” the protagonist (dressed in a sharp Youth […]

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Rony Rex, Gas Gas, Roisto, KASPERG, Smok (FI) – F*cked It Up Remix EP

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When Finnish DJ and popular radio host Rony Rex‘s debut EP “F*cked It Up” climbed to #2 on the iTunes Dance Albums chart, it inspired the Finnish label Youth Control to hand-pick electronic producers and fellow Finns Gas Gas, Roisto, KASPERG and Smok to remix the EP. The result is the fun, all-Finnish “F*cked It Up Remix” EP. […]

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Roisto (FI) – “Come On”

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It’s Great, the new imprint of Sweden’s Axtone Records, has gifted us new music from our favorite Finnish villain Roisto with the release of his brand new track Come On. The lit, disco-flavored track is bouncy, with round-and-round house party vibes and old-school bass lines, and we’re quite sure you’ll be body-moving within milliseconds of the first note […]

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TJH87 (FI) – Remix of “Just Hold On” by Steve Aoki & Louis Thomlinson

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A departure from their French house/disco beat origins, Finnish duo TJH87 is resonating a high-as-a-kite vibe to the delight of earholes worldwide with the release of their remix of Just Hold On. We asked the Finns why they decided to remix the song by American DJ Steve Aoki and One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson, which was released […]

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