Oslo indie punkers Dark Times are back with the release of the single Dirt, which went live today on all major digital platforms. First heard in 2014 when their debut album “Give” earned them a nomination for a Spellemannprisen (the Norwegian equivalent of a Grammy), the abrasive punkers surprised no one when they became the […]
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Tropical-pop band Satellite Stories is back with another delicious, danceable song! Confetti, a track from the Finn’s fourth album “Young Detectives” which is set to be released March 24th, is 1 part magic, 1 part hands-in-the-air-like-you-just-don’t-care, and 1 part musical party hat. In other words, it’s an instant fete playlist favorite. Push play on the video below […]
Music video directors Onni Nieminen and Ina Mikkola have made a music video for Finland’s The Hearing, of her track Faint from the album “Adrian”, which was released into the wild last year. The minimalistic story is set in wintery Finland and ends with a cliffhanger in a sauna. Onni and Ina had this to […]
Norwegian indie darlings Highasakite have a new EP, and it’s a delicious, stripped down sparkler. The band, consisting of Ingrid Helene Håvik, Trond Bersu, Øystein Skar, Marte Eberson and Kristoffer Lo, perform four of their wonder-hits as intimate acoustic in the apt-titled Acoustic Version EP, which somehow makes each song new again. Layered, raw, and both […]
Perpetually on tour Swedish singer/songwriter Sofia Talvik has released her annual Christmas song (this is number 11!) When It Rains On Christmas Day and our favorite line is “You told me once you hate the rain / It’s verse and verse and no refrain” because that’s exactly what rain in wintertime is like where we’re from (Portland, […]
Swedish hip-hop duo Death Team is at their bratty best in the video for their latest track Messed Up. Featuring acid washed jeans, trick bikes, chunky jewelry, and thug chicks wearing way too much makeup, the tune’s tune and catchy lyrics together create your new favorite earworm. Check it, yo.
Danish indie synth-pop princess Inouwee sings life, loss, hopes, and love challenges in her warm, honest, breathless voice. The video for the song is lovely, too.
A new Swedish pop princess is on the rise. Frida Sundemo has been gathering steam ever since a batch of her songs were picked for the soundtrack for the 2015 crime thriller Kill Your Friends. Now she is back to make a further case for her domination of the world with this track We Are Dreamers. […]
For those of you not fluent in Finnish, the name of this band translates to “Warriors of the North.” And after listening to their churning death metal, if you can think of a more fitting name than Pohjoisen soturit, keep it to yourself. To these ears, these boys from Northern Savonia sound battle scarred and […]
Review and photos by Aris Hunter Wales A wise fictional character named C. Montgomery Burns once said, “It’s not important how old you are on parchment, it’s how old you feel in the humors.” While it might not be wise to base one’s personal philosophies or mantras on a cartoon character from The Simpsons, Mr. […]