Who Are You

“Who Are You” is the story of an invisible thief and an invisible theft. A description of a struggle for life, self and the insight and the greatness of moving on after a dizzying time of burnout and exhaustion.”Who Are You” is also a wonderful singer songwriter / country gem signed High Hope which is… Continue reading Who Are You

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Kim Basinger

Mindre Modiga Män is once again back with a new single. These days, it is almost thirty years since their debut album was released. An album that was then played extensively on P3 (this was a couple of years before both P4 and commercial radio). The music usually gets references to Tom Petty and Bruce… Continue reading Kim Basinger

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Flickan i grönt

Emma Soldat comes from Västerbotten, lives and works in a cottage on a family farm in Vilhelmina. In recent years she has written poetry but is current now with her debut song “Flickan i grönt” (The Girl in Green). The song itself is a clear flirtation with pop music from the 50s and 60s. Such… Continue reading Flickan i grönt

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Happier Today

This song is about the hardships of love and the fact it’s worth fighting for. If you once dared to be happy, happier days are bound to return once again. Legendary, Kjell Nästén from Skellefteå, Sweden, who among many artists worked with US “The Posies” and Swedish indie-pop legends The Wannadies among others, took our… Continue reading Happier Today

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Another Day in Paradise

Another success for the 90’s mega hit?   Although practically no one has heard of 16 year old Penny from northern Sweden, multi platinum producer Andreas Ahlenius did not hesitate when he heard her version of Phil Collins iconic mega hit Another Day In Paradise. – My head started spinning with ideas right away, and… Continue reading Another Day in Paradise

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Hjärtan av Sten

Now we’re releasing Mindre Modiga Män’s next song from the drawer. Or maybe we should say, from the trash bin. Anyway, this is how it was: MMM laid the grounds for some songs in Rumble Road studio. It was probably 2006 and Kjell Nästén would move the business to Ursviken. When the work continued in… Continue reading Hjärtan av Sten

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Broken

With this new song “Broken” the Cowboy Sad duo continues to explore new areas within the same genre, somewhere between low-fi country and indie- singer songwriter. You could easily say that this particular song smells a bit like something Neil could have come up with during his soft periods.   With “Broken” Cowboy Sad wants… Continue reading Broken

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Farväl Moder Jord

Mindre Modiga Män released three albums during their peak in the 90’s. They also had plans to release more material and recorded a couple of songs during different rounds. Informally, they put down the band in late 90’s to gradually re-emerge ten years later with two single releases and a couple more recordings. Unfortunately, life… Continue reading Farväl Moder Jord

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Lyckligare nu

This song honors the beauty of love, which is really worth fighting for. If you once dared to be happy, happier days will certainly come again.The whole song is nicely and solidly packaged.In fact, this time around Rickard och Juvelerna left the “do it yourself (DIY)” mentality and instead took professional help with recording, mixing… Continue reading Lyckligare nu

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Du är din

The third solo release from Mikael Jinneskog is a truly fantastic nice pop song. Atmospheric, beautiful and absolutely wonderfully longing. Behind production and mix, we find no other than Skellefteå’s eternity machine Kjell Nästén.

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Lejonhjärta (Lion Heart)

A new single from “best coast’s” Rickard och Juvelerna means another indie gem with both thought and meaning in the true Gothenburg spirit.Feel free to listen to this nice melody and read the band’s own description of what the song conveys: “Lejonhjärta” (Lion heart), a song about staying where you are and doing good where… Continue reading Lejonhjärta (Lion Heart)

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Iron Fist

Iron Fist by Stardog is released in memory of one of the greatest, namely Lemmy Kilmister. Stardog’s signature of raw energy with punk attitude combined with the depth of the singer makes their “Iron Fist” a unique interpretation of the Motörhead masterpiece.

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Still So Blind

So finally it’s here Breather’s new, the sequel to “America”, a super nice dynamic alternative rock song, called “Still So Blind”. A tremendous video has also been made for this song, which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/ewqoaeuYVW0 What the band has to say about the song, read it here: The fear of not being strong… Continue reading Still So Blind

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Född i april

The second single (Saga Eserstam’s third) signed Shutrick / Pettersson lands in some kind of Swedish ditty tradition. With a text that makes everyone longing for warm summer evenings, add to that Eserstam gentle personal touch and we receive something extraordinarily. This is a melancholy melody to whom it once again is impossible not to… Continue reading Född i april

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Rollercoaster

Ben Carbine & the 18 Wheelers new song “Rollercoaster” is an uptempo love song about life’s roller coaster. The song is a declaration of love for the person in your life that you are happy to have by your side along the bumpy road called life. The song was recorded by Ben Carbine & the… Continue reading Rollercoaster

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Crossroads (acoustic)

Not too long ago, we released “Crossroads” by Lake Omne. A song that has received a lot of positive reviews, including a rotation spot on Sweden’s largest radio channel P4. This is an acoustic version of the same, hope you will enjoy it.

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I Väntan På April

A little more than two months ago, we released Mikael Jinneskog’s debut single, “Timo”, now it’s time for the sequel, which is a new story, a new accurate description. This time about a separation where the story is set in a district that has hardly been sung before. This is accordingly the second solo release… Continue reading I Väntan På April

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Disheartened

“Disheartened” is song number two from Skellefteå’s Cowboy Sad. Behind the group name we find two well-known music profiles that have released music under several different names. If their debut, from earlier this year, had something of a bit of an alt-country feeling, is the new one, “Disheartened”, more of a traditional singer songwriter tune.… Continue reading Disheartened

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Good Bye

This debut by 15-year-old singer songwriter Penny is truly something extra. It is an honest attempt to describe an everyday life that is extremely obvious to many young people when they try to find themselves and their own identity. Penny has been writing music with her father for a number of years. During a tough… Continue reading Good Bye

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Crossroads

“Crossroads” is a song about breakup, at a time that was chaotic for both of them in the band, to say the least, but also the time after and the quest to find the light and joy of life again. The song was written during a holiday trip to the High Coast, a journey that… Continue reading Crossroads

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America

After somewhat a quite long hibernation, Breather resurfaces as the bird Phoenix with an absolutely wonderful, glorious, fast-paced, alternative rock song.As the title suggests, the song is about the grandiose, magnificent, country in the west. The country that we have understood, even more clearly in recent years, is so incredibly divided. The magnificent shares the… Continue reading America

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Vykort från Amsterdam (Postcard from Amsterdam)

“Vykort från Amsterdam” ( in english “Postcard from Amsterdam”) is a song you have never heard before, but you has KNOW it before! A three-taste mix by Teenage Fanclub, Billy Corgan and a dance with Ior on “Kompaniet / Basement”, in Gothenburg ’96, accompanied by a golden indie riff.Likewise roller coaster as interrailing, a song… Continue reading Vykort från Amsterdam (Postcard from Amsterdam)

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Old Movie

“Old Movie” could be described as some kind of indie country. Definitely not country in the traditional sense or for that matter pop country. But behind this nice melody there is something that could be attributed as country touches. Like a feeling of someone that rides away in slow pace towards a sunset. Nevertheless ”Old… Continue reading Old Movie

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Om en nyckel fanns

Saga Eserstam’s second single, “Om en nyckel fanns”, under her own name, is also her first in Swedish. The song is written, recorded and produced by David Shutrick and Anders Pettersson.“Om det fanns en nyckel” (If there was a key, in english) is a moving beautiful song that fits Saga Eserstam’s voice extremely well. The… Continue reading Om en nyckel fanns

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Timo

  This is Mikael Jinneskog’s debut under his own name. He has previously appeared in various Örebro constellations; Stairs, Höga Berget and written songs for the two most well-known sports clubs in Örebro (ÖHK and ÖSK). He has been playing music since his early teens. First very interested in Guns N ‘Roses later he got… Continue reading Timo

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Wide Open Highway

Wide Open Highway is a truly energetic and dance friendly country song with extra of everything. It’s about life among the road and the love of music. It’s also Ben Carbine & The 18 Wheelers eighth release since their first one 2010. Recorded by Pär Johansson at Matsudion Mixed and mastered by Kjell Nästén at Blue… Continue reading Wide Open Highway

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She Said

The Alternative rock group Stardog silenced after their last release, Cover Up, in 2002. Now they are back, as relevant as ever before, with their art for art’s sake attitude towards music and a relentless refusal to become predictable. She Said is the sound of a broken heart in a broken amp. Stardog’s new beginning… Continue reading She Said

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So Long Ago (But It’s Not)

The second single from our “super” group skelleftePop. Indeed this is northern indie-pop at its best.

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Snakes and Ladders

This is Saga Eserstam first single in her own name a singel namned “Snakes and Ladders”.This is also a song that is kind of collaboration between the songwriter David Shutrick and Saga. She is best known for her participation in the Skellefteå band darcy. Who in the early 2000s served one radio hit after another.… Continue reading Snakes and Ladders

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While Time Flies Away

  New single from our fine Country band Ben Carbine & the 18 Wheelers. A little calmer song than their latest songs but just as full with the band’s obvious pondus and joy to this genre.

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Stupid Life

  Newly formed skelleftePop is a duo. And just as the group name suggests, there are several aspects that point to this being the essence of Skellefteå Pop. The song is written by Lars Hall with the past in fine pop bands such as Hardy Nilsson and Tommy 16, to name a few. The duo… Continue reading Stupid Life

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Joey Moroney

The song Joey Moroney was written by Gerry Madigan and was first released by The Cotton Mill Boys in 1969.  It got famous in Sweden when Yngve Forsells Orkester recorded the song. Their Swedish version ”Så gick det till när farfar var ung” was a huge hit and reached number one on Svensktoppen in 1973 and remained… Continue reading Joey Moroney

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Carry You Home (Lykke’s song)

Second single from the Örebro duo (also brothers) Lake Omne. This particular single could be described as some kind of dreamy pop that tells us what its like to become a parent. The longing, the pride and everything that belongs to it. Which all of us who have experienced it understand and know. But as… Continue reading Carry You Home (Lykke’s song)

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Lev mens du kan

Tjalle & Anders med flera are now releasing a third single. The last two were songs that Tjalle wrote together with Magnus Löfstedt. Or rather, songs that Tjalle made clear after Magnus left earthly life. Tjalle has written lyrics and music for himself, but it is largely about Magnus. You can see the song as… Continue reading Lev mens du kan

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Hold on

  First single from the brothers Nätterlund’s new project Lake Omne. A little synth and a lot of melody. Hope you like it, we do.

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Tjalle & Anders med flera

Second single from Tjalle & Anders med flera. A song that takes over where the last single ended. A song written by everyone’s long missing Magnus, where Lars “Tjalle” Lidgren has written the music. It’s slow, thoughtful and absolutely wonderful.

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Part of me

Now it is time for Alexander Engström to release something new again, this time it will come in form of a four-track EP that listens to the title ”Part of me”. Four amazing songs with relatively different shades. Everything from the popy and compelling “I could never imagine” to the calm and beautiful “Goodbye”.Or as… Continue reading Part of me

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Wishing that you were mine

New beautiful pop song by and with Angelica Lindberg, a Skellefteå girl who has turned 21. ”Wishing that you were mine” is her second single, her first was released back in January 2017. And just like her last singel, ”Stupid Love”, she stands behind both text and music. And if it issomething that she wants… Continue reading Wishing that you were mine

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Nu faller jag igen

Tjalle & Anders are brothers and are actually named Lars and Anders Lidgren. They have been playing together since very young years in different constellations. First with the father who needed comp to his accordion, then through different bands where Mindre Modiga Män should be mentioned, to perform as a trubadur duo in a hook environment… Continue reading Nu faller jag igen

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Sommarhälsning

Now is the time for Alexander Engström’s new single, which is also his first song in the Swedish language. And since this song is a bit of a ballad about the summer, you can feel some similarities with Ted, which is not entirely wrong. Alexander him selves will leave the elementary school in two weeks time,… Continue reading Sommarhälsning

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DREAMS DIE 1st

You hear. Listen.  These are the times & these are our crimes.  You may wanna disappear. Right here.    MINXY is back with a series of EP releases. Still Sound & beat.  Take it to the chorus.    Is this pop music, yes absolutely…easy listening, not at all.  Since it takes its person to get… Continue reading DREAMS DIE 1st

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Where is the Sunshine

Hereby do we present a new song by Alexander Engström, a song that clearly are different from what he has released earlier. One could easily say that the song is like a pastiche over 60’s and 70’s soul, something that has existed throughout the rise of Alexander. Or as a young (just 16 years old)… Continue reading Where is the Sunshine

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YOU ARE FREE

Nearly exact one year since their last release are WE ARE SHE back with more new material. This time in the form of a two-track single with a new and improved sound. The single contains the sweet, beautiful and a little bit laid-back ”You are free” together with the quite melancholy song ”Cry for me”.… Continue reading YOU ARE FREE

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Shifty Cruz

So now it´s here, the damn cool five-track EP from the northern combo Shifty Cruz. As said before, Shifty Cruz is a constellation of members from numerous other bands with years of experience. And one thing they all share in common is their obvious way not to please everyone. Instead they choose a straightforward and… Continue reading Shifty Cruz

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Vile

The sun is peeking out, but the arctic cold holds a firm grip. Shifty Cruz will soon be releasing their self-titled five-track debut EP. But before that we’ll give you this cool song ”Vile” together with a video. From the north of Sweden, the band is a constellation of members from numerous other bands with… Continue reading Vile

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Göteborg

A new song from Alexia Enberg, a tribute and an imaginative story that takes place in her hometown, or as she, herself, expresses it all: “Gothenburg is about chaos around, but one still finds some sense of it and realizes that you have so much left to give. You want to always stay.”

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Never Look My Way

Now it’s time for us to present another fantastic song from young Alexander Engström (starting grade nine this autumn), a song namned ”Never look my way”. The song itself is kind of a sad story, or as Alexander himself brutally honestly writes; “Never look my way” is actually a sequel to “The Lake”, both music… Continue reading Never Look My Way

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I Pay You a Dollar

A new amazing song from Emma Hallin. A magnificent piano based story about how we, as humans, had felt so much better if we only started listening to each other. We stress to much and many talk about their own problems and business so they do not react and see the human in front of… Continue reading I Pay You a Dollar

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Thelma & Louise

“Thelma and Louise tell me I want to be with the woman I’m in love with, that anything else that stops it really does not matter. In other words, choose me and choose me now.” Alexia Enberg Electropop with an uncompromising will and strength. A must-do for all the love-minded out there.

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Slag

After playing in bands like Stairs, Höga Berget and Höstdroppar. Had a single on rotation on the Swedish national radio as well as the voice behind Örebro’s hymns, “Tro i våra hjärtan” and “Elden inuti” (with hundreds of thousands listenings on Spotify), Alexander Nätterlund now releases a five-track solo EP , written together with his brother Mattias. The… Continue reading Slag

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Dixie Heart

The northern grown country music act, Ben Carbine & the 18 wheelers, gives you a three song strong EP “Dixie heart”. This is their first release in a long time, but rumors says that they’re already back in the studio recording a couple of new songs.   The EP was recorded and mixed by Skellefteå… Continue reading Dixie Heart

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Close to You

Barely two months after his first release, a release which attracted a lot of attention, indeed, we would like to welcome the sequel in form of the truly beautiful and calm ”Close to You”. Moreover, it is easy to forget, repress, that Alexander is something as unusual as a 15-year-old (going in grade eight) who… Continue reading Close to You

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Good Girl Gone Bad

A new single from Varberg’s own songbird Emma Hallin, almost on the day one year since her last one. This time around it’s a about a father’s girl who turns over and loses his impulse control. She feels pressured to become someone she may not have chosen to be, entirely by her self. Destruction. Possible… Continue reading Good Girl Gone Bad

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The Lake

Alexander Engström is something as unusual as a guy that gets the media to call him instead of vice versa.After various winding roads came a call to Janne Wännström, at Voicemedia in Skellefteå, asking if he could imagine record a song with a young, almost blind (3% vision), guy. Said and done, Janne volunteered, and… Continue reading The Lake

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Vi har alltid funnits här

” Vi har alltid funnits här” (We have always been here) is about when a third person suddenly pops up in one’s life a night out that surly shows interests in your partner, and you also notice that your other half show interest back. With alcohol in the body is really becoming more sensitive, beautiful, tangible… Continue reading Vi har alltid funnits här

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Stupid Love

Angelica Lindberg, who is a new acquaintance in this format, grew up in a village in the outskirts of Skellefteå. Ever since Angelica learned to talk, she has also sung. But it was at the end of high school that she wrote her first real song, which she attended with in the music competition Artistjakten.… Continue reading Stupid Love

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My Baby

Now it´s finally here! The new single release from WE ARE SHE which contains two truly beautiful tracks that hopefully will make you dance and sing along.  WE ARE SHE have this time around worked with a bunch of new people that have helped them to improve their sound.  This first two-track single from their… Continue reading My Baby

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Make it Happen

It’s been a while since we last heard from the Örebro quintet Stairs, to be more specific, it’s gone five years since their latest release. But here it is, their brand new single ”Make it Happen”. A great pop song with a solid strong beat and beautiful chorus. Or as I might could have said,… Continue reading Make it Happen

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Unbelievable Lies

A new single from Varberg’s own songbird Emma Hallin, this time backed by Qvintetten. A two-track single where ”Unbelievable Lies” is all about the feeling of alienation and what it means to have an inner strength when you get a mob against you, a mob that gossiping and slander. The song is loosely inspired by the poem “About… Continue reading Unbelievable Lies

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Pajala Pop

So at last, finally, the album that these Tornedalingar have been doing on and off during a pretty long time is out now.An album full of pop songs in the true spirit of Pajala, or as one might say; from One motherfucker to another to Tornionlaakso and everything in between. So feel free and listen… Continue reading Pajala Pop

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Hipstermalm

During ten years, like a decade, have KFM released one new single every year, all in all ten songs. This years song will be the last one of this grand amazing project. In other words, here is ending of the ten-year project in form of the song Hipstermalm. Clearly a worthy and fantastic finish. A… Continue reading Hipstermalm

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Returner

“Returner” are Pajala Truck Co’s new, and also their last, single. As always, when it comes from them, this is a melody strong but also a little bit purl and odd song about life in big and small. Or as them self like to put it: “Returner” is about circles, about being stuck, about the… Continue reading Returner

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Är det så när något dör?

Our new six track album, a scream right through the heart of today´s society.Our flagship in this fight is the song “Romani-bror”.People in our corner of the world seem to have lost the ideals that we, not long ago, cherished so deeply. Brotherhood, equality, freedom, justice – And we are talking about making poverty a… Continue reading Är det så när något dör?

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SATURDAY NITE

New track from MODESTIJ, a song that he would like to describe like this;   “This is the first co-lab with producer-wiz Lisa Gagerman and it might be the best MODESTIJ-song ever. It’s the beginning of something really beautiful.”    And as I’ve listen to the song myself, I must agree this is a truly… Continue reading SATURDAY NITE

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En Flicka

The five-piece rock combo Hillevi from Mark Municipality in Västra Götaland, are once again back, this time with a fine two-track single that goes with the honer word honesty.Or as they want to describe these two songs: – The first track “A Girl” is a love story that is about what one would sacrifice to be with the one you love.It’s a story with a happy ending, but the unfortunate action. Other track “A Thousand Times” is that we all make mistakes and things we are less pleased. We have learned to apologize.But one… Continue reading En Flicka

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Madeleine

The fine Örebro duo Hösdroppar is back after a period of dormancy, back with a superb fine song entitled ”Madeleine”. An emotional and special song, or as the band themselves put it:   ”This is a special song for us to release, when we did not know if we ever would get the chance. I… Continue reading Madeleine

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Tonårsrum

KFM stands for Karl Fredrik Mattsson. KFM is also pop project where Mattsson releasing a new single every year for ten years. Song of the year – Tonårsrum – is number nine in the order.

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NEW TO YOU

Words by MODESTIJ: This is something very dear and heartfelt to me. Some kind of electronical graceland that I grew in my own backyard. Personally I think it’s probably my most honest and personal song so far. This is a brand new chapter. Now I’m bitter I’m better. So let’s break this in two. Out… Continue reading NEW TO YOU

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FRAGMENTS OF YOU

New single, the seventh in as many months, from MODESTIJ. This time around it is a low-key and tranquil song that we offer. A song that is called ”Fragments of You”, a title which is indeed very suitable. A beautiful title for an amazingly beautiful song.   Or as MODESTIJ himself describe it: “Sometimes love… Continue reading FRAGMENTS OF YOU

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Run

What is it all runs from – and towards – nowadays? For large calorie intake or too little statement? Or just plain unhappy love? In Sanna Stuardos new single “Run” we come closer to an answer. Clearly it is an unusually strong association of the mainstream, maybe a little electro, and small touches of house.… Continue reading Run

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CONEY ISLAND BABY

With a madman’s insistence, we continue to give you superb great songs from and with MODESTIJ. CONEY ISLAND BABY is no exception, none what so ever.   Or as the writer himself explains it all: “This is not a New York pose. It’s a truly honest and heartbreaking story behind CONEY ISLAND BABY. Some sad shit went down. I had no other way to… Continue reading CONEY ISLAND BABY

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Du som aldrig har levat (kan inte bara dö)

A song about leaving to come home. A story about guilt and blame. A lament for the cynical and the beauty of love. A song about brighter days coming, though they seem far away. /Rickard & Juvelerna   And for your information; it’s also a beautiful Swedish indie-pop tune, in a true Gothenburg style.

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BREAKIN UP / HARD AS FUCK

The fifth single from productive MODESTIJ are this stunning “BREAKIN UP / HARD AS FUCK”. Could be his best so far. “You break up. You make up. Cause breakin up is hard as fuck. You can never get enough”.  This is a slow burn. It might unbeat your heart for a moment. Or make it… Continue reading BREAKIN UP / HARD AS FUCK

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Storbritannien

After a two-track single from 2012 and a three track one from 2013 are Toretorp’s quintet Hillevi back with a frisky pop-punk single called ”Storbritannien (Great Britain)”.  The song itself is about friendship, lost friendship and reborn friendship. You know when you find someone just like you, like looking in a mirror. The same thoughts,… Continue reading Storbritannien

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När sommaren tagit slut

”A single parents pictures is covering Instagram and compensate for the emptiness that slowly emerged.” So sings Joakim Jakobsson of Duellen on the new single ”När sommaren tagit slut (When the summer ends)”. Duellen continues to deliver songs where hope and despair strikes the listener in the face like a wet towel. With glittery guitars, suggestive drums and a lyrics with poetic elements, this single is a song to hold on to, from summer through fall and into winter–time.

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LULLABY O

This is just a lullaby. Through the space that separates the two of us. A lullaby overseas.  It’s also the fourth single release in as many months from the creative artist MODESTIJ.

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Sold My Soul

The love for different styles of music makes Emma active in several constellations. She moves freely between different musical styles, from jazz to country, nothing is foreign to her. Under her own name, she has however so far given out tunes within the genre pop/rock, singer songwriter as she is, this new and lovely one… Continue reading Sold My Soul

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WARP ZONE

WARP ZONE is a tunnel between the past and the present; between now and whatever. A tunnel between the one you were and the one you might become; through 8-bits and chiclets and chicky bits. A tunnel between Fela Kuti and Electronic Body Music. One beat from the future.  WARP ZONE is also MODESTIJ’s third single… Continue reading WARP ZONE

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Invincible

”Invincible” is the fourth single from Swedish pop singer Sanna Stuardo. The song itself is an electro pop pearl with an engaging, bold verse and a considerable strong chorus mainly coloured by suggestive falsetto song. It’s written by Sanna and the Producer and musical collaborator Hannes Lundberg. So indeed, play ”Invincible” and enjoy!

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Burn Again

The second single from Joel Nunez. Joel who all of a sudden took his pick and pack and moved across the sea, and ended up in the northern city Skellefteå. Well here he hooked up with different kind of people and all of a sudden he was in a recordning studio. The result is, among… Continue reading Burn Again

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THE SHAKES

THE SHAKES is the chillin insight that you did something wrong. That you brought it on yourself somehow. That it’s a part of you who did it, that you don’t know that well. THE SHAKES is also the new single from MODESITJ, the second in what will become a flow of songs which will be released… Continue reading THE SHAKES

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The Show Goes On

The boys are back !!! 2008-2009 was the year when The High Fives went from a small band in Katrineholm to be one of the most promising pop acts in Sweden.Their energetic power-pop hit the indie Sweden with a freshness and an obvious rare luxury. They played live around Sweden, festivals, radio, TV, but in the end of 2009, they unfortunately had to take a break, studies and adult life showed its face In other words, the band has been dormant for five years, but last winter the guys went into a studio and recorded some songs. First out is the single “The Show Goes On.”And as… Continue reading The Show Goes On

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Hisingen sunset

High mountain was formed in December 2014 and shortly afterwards they released their debut single ”Under blåa bergens kant” (Under the blue mountains edge), which subsequently was used in connection with SM-week (Swedish national winter championship) in their hometown Örebro. Since then, the band has continued to work with the ambition to write beautiful and… Continue reading Hisingen sunset

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Anthesis

Kataokas (a seven-piece band from Gothenburg) would like to describe their music as folk music with inclination towards pop. They have been compared to Mumford and Sons and Monsters of Men, but even with such an odd figure as Nick Cave. This is their first full length album after their self-titled EP “Kataokas”, which was… Continue reading Anthesis

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Bad Time to Die

Now it’s time for Kataokas (Gothenburg) new release, a kind of sad sentimental single, “Bad Time to Die”, taken from their forthcoming debut album “Anthesis”.  “Bad Time to Die” was written by Kalle (songwriter) when a friend’s wife died of cancer and left the couple’s one-year child behind. The image of the child creeping and… Continue reading Bad Time to Die

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COLD LOVE

Let us proudly present MODESTIJ’s debut under his own name: COLD LOVE. COLD LOVE = a cold war between two people who really love each other. Dedicated to everyone that’s ever been stuck in a loop between breakup and sex.  COLD LOVE mixes Roxy Music’s dark and beautiful lyrics with Grace Jones & Prince dance beats.     

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If We Try

Let us proudly present to you our first release from Miami raised – JOEL NÚÑEZ. Joel, who has been performing non-stop since December 2012, has travelled around the globe and ended up in the northern city Skellefteå. Here he started to collaborate with all kinds of people he hooked up with. Now, around ten months… Continue reading If We Try

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July

Lars Ludvig Löfgren’s new EP titled July tells you stories of crime of passion, a trip to Luleå, and why Paris still attracts people. Four songs recorded live in 2015 together with childhood friend Kristoffer Bolander (Holmes). Those of you who first fell in love with his Swervedriver sound in 2009 must be prepared for… Continue reading July

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Fågeln

A 70s fragrant single with a heavy groove, that’s how you would describe Duellens new single “Fågeln” (The Bird). The song is a nagging sensation of something that is buried inside a childhoods deepest darkness, a feeling stubbornly pushing itself through into adulthood and without relieving or explaining anything, Just reminding you that nothing can… Continue reading Fågeln

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Under Blåa Bergens Kant

This is Höga Berget’s debut, a trio from Örebro consisting of brothers Alexander and Mattias Nätterlund together with Mikael Jinneskog. They have previously worked together in different constellations quite successfully. Among other things, they stand behind both ÖSK’s and Örebro Hockey’s entrance songs. But now it’s time for their new project, Höga Berget, to kick start… Continue reading Under Blåa Bergens Kant

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Never Feel Alright

“Never Feel Alright” is the third single from Swedish pop singer Sanna Stuardo. The song is an electro pop gem with a strong chorus and considerable depth and gravity. A single who is recorded, produced and written by Hannes Lundberg (EKO/Le Kid) and David Ahlström.

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Killing Time

It was Thursday & I had just received an odd-looking package in the mail. I could tell by the stamps that it was sent from Nicaragua & this had me a tad confused – I hadn’t been down that way since the early 80s, most of the people I knew there were either dead &… Continue reading Killing Time

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Att tänka på sig själv

Here you have the new popsong from Karl Fredrik Mattsson, the self-critical “Att tänka på sig själv” (To think of himself). In other words is this futher one new stone to add to his ten-year pop project, which means a new song each and every year. This is the eighth out of ten and it’s… Continue reading Att tänka på sig själv

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Havanna-himmel

A short text about the song; “4 a.m, the words get too big for sure, especially for someone who can loose it all..” Introducing the new “Rickard & Juvelerna” single “Havanna-himmel” (Havana skies). A story about staying yet leaving. About losing yourself, and there bye winning something else. A happy wish, an invitation. To take… Continue reading Havanna-himmel

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Burning floors

”Burning floors” is a new and superb song from Alexia Enberg, a song that I personally like a lot. A song that has a great sense and an underlying feeling that everything is not quite right. The music is dark, and the voice is both fragile and vulnerable, all together it’s a fantastic combination. And… Continue reading Burning floors

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Groovers’ Maneuvers

During the past few years Albatross, from Gothenburg, have made themselves a name by backing musicians from some of Sweden’s most successful bands. With the release of the EP ”Disco Blues” they showed that they could at least do as good on their own. A year ago, in the summer of 2013, they moved out… Continue reading Groovers’ Maneuvers

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Unsure

Who’s she missing? What happened? The song ”Unsure” is the second single from Sanna Stuardo. A melancholy pop song about caring and longing for missing loved ones. Despite the song title we’re pretty sure it’s gonna stick to you!  

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Tuggummi & sommarregn

”Tuggummi & sommarregn” (Gum and summer rain) is a truly catchy punk /pop history that smells Dire Straits, The Clash and Bruce Springsteen, at least if one is to believe the songwriter himself. Sudden love that sticks like a chewing gum. Something to dance to when the summer rain falls. In any case, this is… Continue reading Tuggummi & sommarregn

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Madeleine på broplatsen

A promise for that special date with that special girl turns out to become a complete defeat. New haircut, new boots, a package of stolen cigarettes in the pocket and yet no sight of Madeleine. Last tram leaves, rain falling on dirty concrete. Long sad walk home, alone.   A wish for a rematch, years… Continue reading Madeleine på broplatsen

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Vimmel

This is the new release from the Uppsala and Stockholm-based quintet DUELLEN. The title track of this new two-track single, “Vimmel” (Mingle), is a three minutes song of intense fear, desire, confidence and love. Pop that comes from the heart is the best pop and although the “Vimmel” comes from a dark chamber, they land… Continue reading Vimmel

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Som en höstdroppe genom natten

Hassle, we hate hassle. The reality is hard enough så why make it even more difficult? To be a dreamer is more amusing, to be naiv is more amusing, even though honesty is indeed important to us. Thats why we don’t use parabels, for if you´re a dreamer you should’t have to cover up things… Continue reading Som en höstdroppe genom natten

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Drömmaskinen

Drömmaskinen, the new album by songwriter David Josephson, is in more than one sense a “machine of dreams” as the title implies. If the title can be regarded as a metaphor for the protagonist ́s unworldly head – where the dream world seems to exist at the expense of reality – each song is in… Continue reading Drömmaskinen

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Silent Panic

Sanna Stuardo’s – grew up in Skelleftea, now lives in Uppsala – single debut Silent Panic is a direct and dynamic pop song about love’s constantly balancing between the general human and manic. The symptoms in Silent Panic has sung since time immemorial. And if this could be a new formula that can cure them,… Continue reading Silent Panic

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Dansa Fredrik Reinfeldt

A proclamation from the Great Leader Comrades, citizens, brothers and sisters! The great leader want the entire Swedish population , indeed the whole world to partake of the joy that only The great leader can spread . The great leader loves namely the entire Swedish population , indeed the entire world population , without conditions… Continue reading Dansa Fredrik Reinfeldt

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Save me

Alexia Enberg sweat with White Stripes and cries together with Glasvegas in her new song Save me. This with a voice and lyrics to get any heart to beat harder. This is music without pretensions and clichés. This is the strength and vulnerability. This is rock’n’roll and passion. While pensive and bittersweet.  

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Tropiska Hav

Tropiska hav is Lars Ludvig Löfgrens (Affordable hybrid, Double Trouble) first single in Swedish. It’s a punk/indie-pop song with lyrics that’ll most likely appeal fans of Kjell Höglund. Löfgren doesn’t give to much information in his lyrics, more likely he welcomes the listener to imagine the feeling of being on the road. Anyway, this is… Continue reading Tropiska Hav

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Moln på vift

“Moln på vift” (Cloud astray) is a new single from David Josephson taken from the soon to be released album Drömmaskinen. It ́s another melodic pop-song full of hooks, time changes and a classic sailor choir taking over in the chorus. The lyrics, which are humorous and serious at the same time, portrays the narrators… Continue reading Moln på vift

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Evil Mind

Pretty weird how these things happen – just a corner from midnight I was tryin’ to groove along to a rainy day mushroom pillow with my ol’ skin n’ bones banjo that I built outta roadkill, but I wasn’t nailin’ it, too much headspace taken up by the blues. And while this was goin’ on,… Continue reading Evil Mind

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Nothing is more beautiful than a dream/Word travels fast

“Nothing is more beautiful than a dream/Word travels fast” is Lars Ludvig Löfgrens new single. Two great songs in which the first is about people who give up their dreams after they’ve reached a certain age. It’s also about the importance of having dreams, small ones and big ones. It should also be mentioned that… Continue reading Nothing is more beautiful than a dream/Word travels fast

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Drömmaskinen

The first single from the upcoming album by Berlin resident David Josephson is the title track ”Drömmaskinen”. It’s an upbeat indie pop/rock gem that offers a catchy melody over a rhythmic beat along with jangling electric guitars and pulsating synthesizers. And it tells the story – and the inevitable defeats – of a hopeless dreamer… Continue reading Drömmaskinen

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For you

The debut singel “For you” by Gothenburg based Alexia Enberg forces you into a dark, vulnerable and honest place within yourself. The naked, crying and vibrating synth with Alexia´s vocal would make anybody´s heart beat faster, it makes you feel that she is singing just for you. When the choros sets in/takes over the expressions… Continue reading For you

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Svart som natten

Everything ended on a winter’s day. So many things we had left to do. Lie down for a little while. If you’ll talk, I’ll listen. If there’s sorrow in you, there’s sorrow in me. I’m still not sure about that place above, but if it’s there we’ll meet again. Thanks for everything. Black as night… Continue reading Svart som natten

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Mardrömmar

FROM “WHOREMASTER” TO MARDRÖMMAR KFM stands for Karl Fredrik Mattsson – one of Sweden’s most mythical artists. Besides making fake coins that fool media and claims that the Swedish King is a ”Whoremaster King”, KFM also creates great pop music! This year’s single is called Mardrömmar (Nightmares) and is about the uneasy feeling of not… Continue reading Mardrömmar

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Wasted Time

Mister Foreman’s home base is Luleå, way up north in Sweden. But the Album Wasted Time is recorded in Berlin together with Boris Wilsdorf (who works with Einstürzende Neubauten) in AndereBaustelle Tonstudio. During the periods of recording, Bob and Henry lived at Leopldplatz in the district of Wedding, and they do now understand just how… Continue reading Wasted Time

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Sugar Hill

This is Lars Ludvig Löfgren’s new album, a sparkling pop-album which contains 10 songs about what you might see, hear or experience. An album that has taken quite some time to get out, but finally it’s here. The recording process, for instance, has involved three different studios in two different countries (Sweden and Canada). The… Continue reading Sugar Hill

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Glashus

Glashus, written by Sara Tahmirpour (Sara Yasmine), produced by Anders Lagerfors, is a stringbased, intimate story about the vulnerability that can be revealed in the close meeting between two people. It’s a story about longing and lust, but also about the fear of being near. The song treats the small and the big in life,… Continue reading Glashus

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Skogsbilväg

Popterror’s new song “Skogsbilväg” is about that feeling of the road just outside your window leading to freedom, and that life is waiting for you just around the bend. It might seem nostalgic, but could you really do anything else than long for a time when that road through the woods represented hope, and wasn’t… Continue reading Skogsbilväg

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Rows of Houses

These songs were arranged and partly recorded while watching the beautiful sunrises and sunsets at a summer cottage by the shore of a hidden sacred lake. If you listen close you can almost hear the swans taking off from the bank of the lake. Or maybe you can hear five sweaty guys laughing their heads… Continue reading Rows of Houses

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Ekande Farväl

There is a red line between all three tracks on the new Hillevi release. And the red line is hope. Hope of tomorrow, hope for change, hope for simplicity and hope of self-perception “Ekande Farväl” is the first track and is originally an old text that was written in a gloomy existence. Now with a… Continue reading Ekande Farväl

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Tribaler

Tusenbröder – A journey to the local nightclub in a northern swedish mining town. Tusenbröders debut album Tribaler is a combination of the sounds of electronic music and songwriting that draws inspiration from the folkmusic of northern sweden. Synthezisers and beats converges with stories of a journey to the local nightclub in a northern Swedish… Continue reading Tribaler

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Valentine

“Valentine” is the new and second single from Lars Ludvig Löfgren’s upcoming album “Sugar Hill”. It’s also one out of two songs that wasn’t recorded in Studio Cobra (SE). In fact was “Valentine” recorded and mixed by Jonas Westin at Bacill Studios (SE) and mastered by Kjell Nästen at Rumble Road (SE). “Valentine” is a… Continue reading Valentine

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Inlandet

Johan Airijoki, guitarist and song writer of the celebrated indefolk band Väärt, has together with fellow Nils Rinnefeldt, Dj, miner, and producer behind the club concept Sound of Gällivre, created some kind of soulful elektro-pop in their own way at their own studio, located in Gällivare Lappland. The band is called Tusenbröder and their debut… Continue reading Inlandet

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Shaking to the Bone

‘Twas in the town of Jacksboro, in the year of ’33, when a man by the name of Cradle came steppin’ up to me. He said ‘how do you do young fella n’ how would you like to go spend the summer pleasant on the range of the buffalo?’. Ah, sorry ’bout that – blame… Continue reading Shaking to the Bone

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Sysslomansgatan

Duellen’s new single “Sysslomansgatan” echoes heavily in the head of the listener, like a hangover from hell. The theme revolves around a street where people desperately refuse to go home after a night out. But who wants to be alone? With its beautiful harmonies and a brilliant arrangement, Duellen’s third single is an ethereal and… Continue reading Sysslomansgatan

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Pluto

Pajala Truck Co makes music that tell beautiful stories from there neighborhood, and this has made them slowly winning over more and more music hearts in Scandinavia, and even in the United States. They now continue on this well planned path. Their new song is called Pluto, and is in all aspects about the deepest… Continue reading Pluto

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Sounds of Dalsland

In late autumn 2012 Treehugger (Kristoffer Emanuelsson) spent three intense days and nights in Vintage Loft Studio, located in a 200 years old barn, way out on the country side. Together with the talented indie-producer/musician Anders Rane, a warm, organic and earthy sound was created, tailored to fit Treehuggers melodies and lyrics. An important reference… Continue reading Sounds of Dalsland

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Fabriken (ST Remix)

The truly nice Uppsala quintet Duellen are now releasing a remix of their single “Fabriken”, which was originally released earlier this spring. This version is made by Stefan Ternemar (ST) and we must admit that he gave the song a whole new character with beats and electronic elements. Right now, at this very moment, Duellen… Continue reading Fabriken (ST Remix)

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I Dreamed We Were Happy

This is The Rains second album, if we can call their first six track release as an album. Nevertheless, The Rains was formed sometimes around 2007 in the outskirts of Falkenberg on the West coast of Sweden by Joel Alexandersson and Mikael Magnusson. These two gentlemen joined forces in some kind of frustration, or as a… Continue reading I Dreamed We Were Happy

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Kataokas

This is indeed the self titled five track debut EP from Gothenburg based Kataokas. An EP were the characteristic folk popish “Kataokas Dream” share room with four other truly beautiful songs that are deeply rooted within the american music tradition. Echoes from some of the greatest songwriters ever oscillate in the background. The music is… Continue reading Kataokas

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I Dreamed That I Was Dying

In the beginning of May, the new album, “I Dreamed We Were Happy”, from The Rains will be out for each and everyone. From that particular album we know give you “I Dreamed That I Was Dying”. A song inspired by a phase of recurring nightmares about the singers own demise. The same thing every… Continue reading I Dreamed That I Was Dying

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Ingenting För Dom

Karma is a new and awesome cool alternative rock band from the northern parts of Sweden. The story of the persons behind is in fact and of course much longer than Karma itself, since this new band has been around for only less than a year. First time you heard about them was when they… Continue reading Ingenting För Dom

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Sorrow Street

Eldkvarns ”Alice” streaming through a walkman. The walk along the small river. Passing the factories towards the Amusement Park. The smell of a cigarette, stolen from your mother’s pocket. Spring in the air, new hopes. Sorrow Street is an ode to the small quarters and the old friends outside the big town, where we all grew… Continue reading Sorrow Street

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Tick Tock (ST Remix)

Gothenburg based Pretties For You is once again back with a super cool release, the final release from their EP “Silver Lining”. This time around they’ve put out a remix of the track Tick Tock, signed Stefan Ternemar (ST). Stefan Ternemar himself got a lot of attention a few years back when he released his… Continue reading Tick Tock (ST Remix)

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My Imaginary Friends

Our dear Finish friends, Penniless, are once again back with some great music. A new album “Rows of Houses” are under construction with a release sat for after summer. Until then you have to keep up with this fresh new single “My Imaginary Friends”. And for all of you who are familiar with Pennilss you… Continue reading My Imaginary Friends

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Bolts

The No Truster is distorted electronic rock from the woods of Gotland and the concrete of Stockholm. It all started in an abandoned silo, in a forgotten part of the Swedish capital in 2011. Johannes Hallbom and Emil Stenström began working frenetically on some loose ideas of what was to grow into the debut album… Continue reading Bolts

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Fabriken

Single taken from our compilation “Svenska Ord från A West Side Fabrication, del två”. DUELLEN is a super nice pop-quintette from Uppsala, and this is their second release on A West Side Fabrication. But you can be damn sure that more will come from this new-waveish band, a band who indeed fancy acts like The… Continue reading Fabriken

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I AM SOUND I AM BEAT

MINXY’S debut-album “I AM SOUND I AM BEAT” is quite an odd piece. In the same time as you can hear the soul oriented heart from the new wave era you can feel the same kind of darkness originated from pop industrial music. In other words, catchy melodies and dark sound is the 100 percent… Continue reading I AM SOUND I AM BEAT

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Svenska Ord från A West Side Fabrication, del två

A new compilation, 16 tracks, 14 artists. The common denominator for these acts are that they all sing in the swedish language. Here you can find famous artists like Mattias Alkberg together with really new once like DUELLEN, Hillevi and Karma, just to name a few. 

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Ambivalence

“Ambivalence” it the name of Amber Oak’s new and superb release. And as the name of the release entails, this is an ambivalent journey through polarized zones of both pureness and filth. It all begins in the ruins of a former glory, a southern Texas man on a Harley-Davidson, wishing for nothing more than a… Continue reading Ambivalence

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Falling

The No Truster is a new acquaintance on A West Side Fabrication, and is indeed a super cool electronic rock act based in the capital city of Sweden. The core of the band is Johannes Hallbom and Emil Stenström, but whenever they play live they do include a few other members. And talking about live-performances… Continue reading Falling

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WE ARE SHE

WE ARE SHE, from the deep forest of northern Sweden, have written songs, loads of songs, from 2006 up until these days, and still does of course. Most of their songs have been done in collaboraiton with producer Magnus Pejlert. In other words we thought this might be the right time to summon up part… Continue reading WE ARE SHE

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Scarlet Skyline

Pajala Truck Co is now releasing their fourth single.   “Burn down the whole thing and let the sky turn red by the city in flames. What is lost will never return. There is a beautiful destructive force in a broken heart and that we want to portray”, declare the band. And as said, this… Continue reading Scarlet Skyline

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The River st. Blues

“The River st Blues” is the solo debut album from singer Petter Sandström. It’s a love letter to soul music, as well as a love letter to the one that got away. Petter Sandström’s blue eyed soul voice soars through the songs like Daryl Hall in his prime. “The River st. Blues” is ten Swedish… Continue reading The River st. Blues

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Fåfängans Feber

Rusty Flores swedish counterpart De Rostiga Blommorna herby release their debut single. The song is called “Fåfängans feber” (Disease of Conceit) and is loosely inspired by Bob Dylan’s song “Disease of Conceit”. The band will continue in the same shameless exploration of the song- and dance mans work until 10 songs are recorded. The project… Continue reading Fåfängans Feber

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CAN’T STOP

This is by no doubt a cool laid-back release. CAN’T STOP is indeed a typical track in the sense that it’s soul oriented and at the same time industrial. The sound of steely car rims and catchy pop melodies is 100% the MINXY trademark. It’s organic electronica and the breed between the smart pop and… Continue reading CAN’T STOP

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Rickard och Juvelerna

The album debut from ”Rickard och Juvelerna” describes things as they are, as they were, and as they were ment to be.   First halv summary of a lifetime. Second half summary of what is really important in life.   Small events of big matters. Big events of small matters.   Finds something that means… Continue reading Rickard och Juvelerna

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I Love You

New brilliant pop song from this northern five piece act WE ARE SHE. “I Love You” is a super cool laid back song taken from their not yet named debut album. Someone might say that WE ARE SHE’s sound is derived from acts like Blondie. But even if so, you can easily have worse role… Continue reading I Love You

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Shot In The Dark

Oliva Schönfeldt is a young (still only 18 years old) and talent singer and songwriter from the northern parts of Sweden. She breath and lives with music nearly 24/7, since she’s at music school during daytime and practice and write stuff nearly all other time. So please listen to this up-tempo popish song, with a… Continue reading Shot In The Dark

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Alla Motgångar

Hillevi, our latest signing, is a five piece act with loads of punk energy. That together with some small hints of classic Swedish progg makes them a good standard bearer of great Swedish music. The band started up as a result of a truly black story. The singer Adam went through a depression with angst… Continue reading Alla Motgångar

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Stjärnorna och Juvelerna

”In the middle of everything, just you and me, only when you´re happy, just like we said…” That is the story told by Rickard och Juvelerna in their Daniel Gilbert produced new singel Stjärnorna och Juvelerna, a song about what really should be so easy in life. But sometimes we don´t choose the closest way… Continue reading Stjärnorna och Juvelerna

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The days never seemed to end

Joel Alexandersson, the singer of The Rains, wanted to write something about their childhood. Not some kind of romanticization or for that matter demonization of their early teens, but in the way he remembered certain events and what role they play in their lives today. “I wanted to write songs about moments that were so… Continue reading The days never seemed to end

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Att Stå Kvar

DUELLEN, from the Swedish university city Uppsala, has now released their first single ever the new waveish Att Stå Kvar. With a good drive, beautiful atmosphere, great harmonies and a nice voice they want to bring you the essence from what they self like the most, a mix between the sound of eighties and more… Continue reading Att Stå Kvar

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Vad är guld värt?

New summer song, the sixth in six years, from KFM, also know as Karl Fredrik Mattsson. And as always he got some good help from his dear brother, the quite famous producer and music author Andreas. If everything turns out well, he will, in a couple of years, collect all his summer songs and release… Continue reading Vad är guld värt?

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Silver Lining

Today on the 5th of June Pretties for You, an indie alternative band from Gothenburg, Sweden, will release this superb new EP “Silver Lining”. The EP it selves consists five songs with influences from indie giants such as Arcade Fire and The National, but you can also hear influences from earlier bands and artists, such… Continue reading Silver Lining

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Say it With a Song

The clue is in the title. This is like the song Marvin Gaye could’ve sung to Tammi Terrell when he’d lost her. I try to sing it like he would: as though a life depended on it. “Say it with a song” is rock’n’roll. It is soul. It is pop, and it matters.

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Eporna, mopederna och vännerna

This is the beautiful debut single from Rickard och Juvelerna, the Daniel Gilbert produced, “Eporna, mopederna och vännerna”. A single that takes you through a half life in slightly more than three minutes. The song whisper about a promise that somewhere around the corner there is maybe something better, worth waiting for. The place by… Continue reading Eporna, mopederna och vännerna

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La Masa of Sweden

This album is a testament to La Masa of Sweden`s band mate Fredrik Eriksson – also a former member of super-hyped punk-pop band Love is all – as well as the rebirth of La Masa of Sweden. The band’s sound maker and bassist/synth bass player died tragically a year ago after suffering from a severe… Continue reading La Masa of Sweden

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Wayflower

Wayflower, a five piece relative new act from Stockholm, celebrates the union of hope and despair in a racket of hugs and kisses. They gladly unite all kind of genres (60-pop, 90- indie and 00-alternative) just for the love of music. And with one wheel in the ditch and the other one on the track, the… Continue reading Wayflower

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Morning Peasant

People who form a band in their early teens often end up realising how naive and stupid they are, laughing at their own foolishness and quit. Then there are people who like to torture themselves, Stolen Deer are one of those kinds.   Stolen Deer’s debut album is a result of half a decade of… Continue reading Morning Peasant

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Jimmie give up

As Phoenix the bird La Masa, or should I say La Masa of Sweden as the call themselves now a days since the changing of singing language and a bit of style, has risen again. Here you have the first taste, “Jimmie give up” from their forthcoming self titled album. Under the name La Masa… Continue reading Jimmie give up

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Empty Words Empty Bottles

A Saga is no more than just one persons songs, namely Anna Lindén. She’s a Stockholm girl who, some five years ago, previously has released a two track single on West Side, the Jari Haapalainen produced “Like Water”. A single that indeed had some radio spins both here and there. On that particular single, as… Continue reading Empty Words Empty Bottles

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Jimmie

With sickness he watched the rightwing’s success in the Swedish election, 2010. This marked the broken state not only Sweden, but Europe suddenly was in. In the streets of Malmoe, The Culture In Memoriam’s beloved Malmoe as well as his residence, immigrants were shot to death unprovoced and all good forces in the society mobilised… Continue reading Jimmie

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When the Lights Went Out

Pretties For You is a new acquaintance from us (although they have already released a single by them selfs) and their superb “When the Lights Went Out” is really something extra ordinary. This is by no doubt a tremendous magnificent song which is built up around their composer’s, Martina Forsgren, powerful and super cool voice.… Continue reading When the Lights Went Out

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How You Always Seem to Find Me

This is the first single taken from Stolen Deer’s forthcoming debut album, an album which is a result of half a decade in pain, at least that’s what the they (the band) say. Which indeed seems strange enough to me, since the four lads is no older than twenty and life should be at its… Continue reading How You Always Seem to Find Me

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OH MY!

This is Oh My!’s physical debut, a three track vinyl single. But all of you, who already are familiar with Oh My!, will notice that two of these three songs have previously been released as digital tracks. Talking about the two indie-radio favorites “I Know You” and “Time Will Tell”. The later one of these… Continue reading OH MY!

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A West Side Fabrication Scandinavian Indie Vol 2 Now & Then

A West Side Fabrication was, and still is, the home and the forerunning label when it comes to indie-pop music and Sweden. Three of their pioneer acts, Mufflon 5, Blithe and The Bear Quartet were so appreciated by the English radio legend John Peel (long live his memory) so he invited them to record a… Continue reading A West Side Fabrication Scandinavian Indie Vol 2 Now & Then

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MONO_MACHIINE

MINXY IS SOUND AND MINXY IS BEAT AND MINXY IS SHE AND MINXY IS HE AND MINXY IS COCKY AND MINXY IS BEGGING AND WEAK AND MINXY IS NEW WAVE AND MINXY IS SOUL AND MINXY IS ELECTROLYTES AND MINXY IS ECG AND MINXY IS LIFE SUPPORT MACHINE AND MINXY IS A TAN AND MINXY… Continue reading MONO_MACHIINE

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It isn’t Christmas without you

This might be the best new written Christmas song this year, it won´t surprise me anyway. “It isn’t christmas without you (edit)” is in fact a christmas song in the spirit of Phil Spector. With jangly Rickenbacker guitars, brass, bells, glockenspiel and broken hearts – all in major key – as it’s supposed to be.… Continue reading It isn’t Christmas without you

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Sunday morning on the edge of town

After four years of stretching and searching, stairs (a quintette from Swedish city Örebro) has finally found their way home. The band’s first album, “Sunday morning on the edge of town”, emphasize emotions and impressions from life. To find a place in an irrationell community, find balance after bursted relations and a way through tragic… Continue reading Sunday morning on the edge of town

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Rest In Pieces

The Culture In Memoriam, with chef of command Victor Håkansson, is back with its third album, the seven track “Rest In Pieces “. This time the sound of the Beach Boys can be clearly sensed in the kettle-drums, choral and string arrangements, tastefully seasoned and destroyed by faulty distortion. Clever melodies and pompous arrangements with… Continue reading Rest In Pieces

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Tornionlaakso

Pajala Truck Co gives you autumn. The first gray slushy snow has fallen over Pajala and the rest of Torne valley, the intoxicating dance of the summer is long gone and while the fingers slowly brace the pile of bills and debt collection on the table the eyes are melancholically fixed on the desolated world… Continue reading Tornionlaakso

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Sisters

It´s been four years since we last heard from The Culture In Memoriam, but now his back, Victor Håkansson with his alias and his friends. This new single is taken from the forthcoming album “Rest In Pieces” and the title track is a truly lovely feminist song. So never mind the bourgeoisie, since here they… Continue reading Sisters

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Before You Know It

Third single from this alternative electric blues band, based in a ice-cold town near the arctic circle. This new single smell´s like a muddy swamp with a touch of something that could have come out of Primal Scream during their rock and blues period. Nice backing vocals, classic cool guitar melody, all together a good… Continue reading Before You Know It

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Time Will Tell

Oh My! is a young and ambitious five-piece pop act from Sundsvall, Sweden, that signed with us early 2011. The band’s two first singles have been very well received by the Swedish audience and both of them have got rotation on Swedish national radio P3 as well as on other indie music radio channels. Now… Continue reading Time Will Tell

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No knock on my door

New single, their third, from this five piece act from the middle of Sweden who describe them self as “The band with five badminton interested garden gnomes, who frantically tries to hold together a chaotic, but lovingly, consellation.” This time stairs have hooked up with people from Håkan Hellströms band as well as the piano… Continue reading No knock on my door

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Movements

Sprung from the very northern small town of Sweden, Pajala, are this six piece act. An act thats been on the hold for such a long time so they nearly gave up. But all of a sudden they had this radio hit “From One Motherfucker to another” and the wheels started rolling once again. Therefor… Continue reading Movements

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I Know You

Almost on the day two months after Oh My!´s first and radio play-listed single “Twenty One”, we are know very proud indeed of announcing their second single release “I Know You”, and of course it will be on the radio as well, no doubt about that. If the first one was a minor hit, this… Continue reading I Know You

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Stand Up (for the Light Parade)

Light Parade was formed by Andreas Lindh and married couple Peter and Louise Marchione in the beginning of 2010. In their youth, Andreas and Peter had been a part of the same scene in their hometown of Eskilstuna, but it was not until a random meeting in a clothing store in central Gothenburg that a… Continue reading Stand Up (for the Light Parade)

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To the North-Pole

We are the Storm are a heroic bombastic sextet from the city of Uppsala, who writes music that could belong in the borderland between The Arcade Fire and swedish icons Broder Daniel. This superb alternative pop/rock band is now debuting with this fantastic marvelous super-cool album “To the North-Pole”. And as you probably already guessed,… Continue reading To the North-Pole

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El Guapo

Super Cool new single, and thats the truth, from northern based The Blues. This duo has earlier, some six months ago, released a single, so this is their second. They have also contributed with a nice tune on our Compilation “A West Side Fabrication Play Covers”. But that was then and now is now, so… Continue reading El Guapo

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Twenty One

Oh My! is a five piece act from Sundsvall, but now living in the area around Stockholm/Uppsala. As a band they haven´t existed for such a long time, actually they did their first gig ever in late 2008 after just started to rehearse. Since the gig itself turned out so well they said to them… Continue reading Twenty One

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Panic, radio edit

Penniless are back with a new single taken from their highly critical claimed album “A Cab to the City”. The band are also of immediate with a few more gigs coming up very soon. This time they will be going to Latvia (Riga and Liepaja). They are also booked for a number of festivals this… Continue reading Panic, radio edit

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I Kissed a boy, 2011 version

Jupither is once again back, this time they will reemerge on the music scene releasing the single “I Kissed a boy”, which is an exclusive interpretation of Kate Perry’s “I kissed a girl”. The song (from Jupither) was originally released on our compilation “A West Side Fabrication Play Covers”, but then in a more rockier… Continue reading I Kissed a boy, 2011 version

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Nu som då

This is the second EP (the first physical) from Umeå based Popterrer. A band that were, as a fact, established due to a bunch of friends started up a pop-blog that later become a club and now is this truly awesome alternative pop-band. Some of the members, they are six in the band, has known… Continue reading Nu som då

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Galileo

We are the Storm, a bombastic sextet from Uppsala, are playing music in the borderland between The Arcade Fire and swedish icons Broder Daniel. They are now debuting with this super cool alternative pop-rock single “Galileo”, taken from their forthcoming album “To the North-Pole”. An album which will be released within two months. And if… Continue reading Galileo

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You (Blue Too Version)

Caroline says is a new acquaintance from us and probably a new acquaintance for you as well. Hidden behind the name is Caroline Langenheim, a Stockholm, born and raised, women with a very odd and long history. Musically vise she is something like a mix of singer song writers from the sixties (the hippie era),… Continue reading You (Blue Too Version)

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You´re Too Drunk To Be Sweet

This is the debut EP from WE ARE SHE. An EP which is a blended mix of disco, pop and rock, that sometimes can remind you of acts like Blondie or Pulp. The band it-selves comes from a small town (Härnösand) at the northern east-coast of Sweden and they are here to enjoy. Whether you… Continue reading You´re Too Drunk To Be Sweet

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Illt

Amber Oak has finally managed to release their debut album; “Illt”. Harden by difficulties, unpleasantness and defection, our quintet has now returned as a quartet, since a former member’s departure to the east, last seen in the mountains of Slovakia. The album is a manic depressive mix of overdriven pop, spring reverb and with the… Continue reading Illt

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Words

Here you have it lads, “Words”, Amber Oak´s first and latest song at the same time! This seriocomical indie pop song is the first song that’s officially relesead without the second guitarist in the band, as he has quitted and fled the country to live in some mountain village. With a catchy, friendly melody and… Continue reading Words

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The Mountain (Avalanche Version)

Mount Avalanche is back with a new version of an older song. And as always when it comes to Mount Avalanche its a very impressive song with some really nice harmonies, including beautiful guitar and piano play. A light touch of Coldplay you might say. By the way, this is how the band themselves describe… Continue reading The Mountain (Avalanche Version)

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Mister Foreman

The Blues, who have their base in northern Sweden, was formed in 2009 by Bob and Henry. Their musical influences are old raw blues and German pioneers like Kraftwerk and Einstürzende Neubauten. The Blues’ music is evocative and melancholy and often takes a stand against opression in all forms. “Mister Foreman” and “Not a Long… Continue reading Mister Foreman

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Allt vi gjort har du glömt

In Swedish further down; Popterror is about longing for that which you couldn’t wait to leave behind. A blog, then a club, and now we’re a band. Before any of this we were little boys in even smaller towns, and today we look back on it with equal amounts of sadness and nostalgia. Popterror is… Continue reading Allt vi gjort har du glömt

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Du äger inte mig

KFM KFM stands for Karl Fredrik Mattsson. KFM creates one summer single each year. It will take ten years for KFM to make his album. “Du äger inte mig” is summer single number four. Enjoy. — “Du äger inte mig” was produced by Andreas Mattsson. Musicians: KFM (vocals, piano) Andreas Mattsson (piano, guitars), Daniel Bengtson… Continue reading Du äger inte mig

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The Long Wait Champion

Recorded at The Margarets studio Ocean Sound Recordings, Giske, Norway and mixed by the Norwegian pop cult hero Rune Berg at Front Row Studio in Oslo, Norway, you might guess this is a Norwegian artist, but no not at all. Hidden behind the name Bedroom Eyes you will find a smart and soulful Swede listening… Continue reading The Long Wait Champion

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Sommarfågel

Melancholy, romanticism and nostalgia. Three words that define the foundation of Väärt´s electronic pop music. The band was initiated in the mining town of Gällivare in Swedish Lapland by Johan and Pär. 10 years later, they met Frida and Love in the northern swedish city Umeå. During the winter 2010 Väärt´s soundscape emerged into an… Continue reading Sommarfågel

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Swing it low

Mount Avalanche first saw daylight in the spring of 2009 as Tim Hukari, the lead singer, separated from his band at the time to make music with the producer and sound engineer Peter Arvidsson. Together they create a colorful sound with great warmth, well-defined guitars and beautiful harmonies. They first appeared live during a rock… Continue reading Swing it low

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High Hope

High Hope is Emma Stenberg’s musical alter ego that represents a fresh start. With one foot in the country music and the other in the singer songwriter genre, High Hope speaks a simple and heartfelt language. Emma’s musical adventure began at an open mic night in New York 2002. After returning home to Skellefteå 2… Continue reading High Hope

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Emma Soldat

Emma Soldat comes from Västerbotten (the northern parts of Sweden), lives and works in a cottage on a family farm in Vilhelmina. In recent years she has written poetry but is now making her debut with her song “Flickan in Grönt” (“The Girl in Green” in english). The song itself is a clear flirtation with… Continue reading Emma Soldat

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Another Day in Paradise

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