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Enter Our 6th Birthday Celebration Giveaway

6th Birthday Celebration Giveaway Prizes

THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED. Please check our Giveaways page for the latest contest. November 15 (which is TODAY) is our birthday, and we just turned 6! That’s 6 years of sharing the very best Nordic music, music festivals and travel experiences with you. To celebrate, we’re having a giveaway of really awesome “Nordicentric” goodies you can enter to win. […]

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Nordic Spotlight’s Top 20 Songs in 2016 on Hype Machine

Nordic Spotlight's 2016 Top 20 Songs on Hype Machine

It’s that time of year again, where “Best Of” and “Top __” posts fill the interwebs as a way of recapping the year’s goodness, in case you missed some of the good. We’re jumping in with our own list: The 20 most popular songs on our Hype Machine profile. (If you haven’t already, I suggest […]

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SXSW Interview: Kill J

Kill J

Watching Kill J slink around the stage as she cooed her anthems of empowerment, sociopolitical commentary, and plain old sexual intrigue was one of the best parts of our visit to SXSW this year. No matter what the venue, she brought ample amounts of energy and raised the temperature a good 10 degrees. Not that […]

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SXSW 2016 Nordic Music Pop-Up Show Lineup Announced

SXSW 2016 Nordic Music Pop-up Show

Nordic Spotlight will be at SXSW Music 2016 in Austin, Texas next week to cover all the Nordic bands coming to town to play official and unofficial shows. We’ve covered this festival in the past, but this year the countries of Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Iceland are staking headquarters at the Nordic Lighthouse (aka the […]

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Kill J (DK) – “Trickle Trickle”

Kill J - Trickle Trickle

At some point, Kill J is going to turn off the spigot and stop releasing absolutely brilliant tracks into the blogosphere. I don’t look forward to that day happening. Not a bit. That will mean the end of genius jams like “Trickle Trickle,” her latest sky-scraping burst of sweaty emotion and hip grinding groove. This […]

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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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SXSW Announces Next Wave Of Artists

SXSW 2016

I don’t know about you, but here at Nordic Spotlight HQ, we’ve been champing at the bit and hitting refresh on our browser windows for the past few weeks waiting for SXSW to announce their next batch of artists. Well, our long national nightmare is over: the third round of acts was just released today! […]

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