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Margrete (NO) – “Joy”

Margrete cover art

Out today through Brilliance Records’ fantastic singles club Diamond Label is this glorious piece of synth pop from Norwegian artist Margrete. The line on this young lady is that she stumbled upon GarageBand on her family’s computer at the tender age of 10 and started messing with making music not long after. Now 20 years […]

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Jenny Hval (NO) – “Spells”

Jenny Hval The Long Sleep

Whenever Norwegian electro pop goddess Jenny Hval brings new music into the world, our whole world stops. All morning, that’s been the case here at Nordic Spotlight HQ as we’ve had this new track on repeat. “Spells” is the first release from Hval’s forthcoming EP The Long Sleep (out via Sacred Bones on 5/25) and it’s […]

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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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Sigrid (NO) – “Raw”

Sigrid album art

We’re not shy about our love of Sigrid here at Nordic Spotlight HQ. This Norwegian artist is just what we’re looking for in our pop goddesses: smart, sensual and as honest as the day is long. That’s what is all over her latest single “Raw.” It’s a smoldering act of defiance, pushing back at some […]

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Gundelach (NO) – “Control”

Gundelach album

Anyone willing to own up to their struggles with depression is worthy of our praise. In a world that pays such a huge premium on happiness, people tend to keep quiet about such things. That’s why we need more artists like Gundelach around. This Norwegian musician/producer is using his musical platform to tell the story […]

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Kid Astray (NO) – “Joanna”

Kid Astray album cover

Though they’re not kids anymore, the members of Kid Astray are still clearly holding on to the feelings of youthful joy and heartache. The sextet from Sandvika, Norway started their collective journey when they were still in high school, scoring a spot on the 2010 by:Larm Festival on the strength of their tart electro-pop sound. […]

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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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