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Tsembla (FI) – “Gravitating Bones”

Tsembla cover art

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

Iceage

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”

Kemialliset Ystävät

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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Nordic Spotlight Monthly – Native Tongues Edition

Heidi Mortenson

A new episode of Nordic Spotlight Monthly is here! This time around we are letting the featured artists sing to us in their native language. Each of the tracks here is performed in either Icelandic, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, or Finnish. And they are all, we think, pretty darn fantastic. We’ll let you be the judge […]

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