Tell us about the projects you have been working on? I tend to work on several projects at the same time – concerts, music, lyrics and literature – in various combinations. A recent project of music and spoken word grew into an album, newly released, called Panneq … which is Greenlandic for ‘Stag’. The album is spoken… Continue reading Meet the musician who has been inspired by the Greenlandic landscape
We spoke with Quantum Dot who recently joined forces with Icelandic singer Thorunna Eglisdottir – here Patrick from the band tells us how they managed to join forces. Quantum Dot also provided us with an exclusive listen to one of their tracks as a live session too – enjoy! For those that have not discovered… Continue reading Quantum Dot discuss their new single and joining forces with Icelandic singer Thorunn Egilsdottir
As we dip our toes back into the Nordic music scene we are really excited to share something new and exclusive from some of the artists we discover. In this feature, we meet Sweden’s Hanna Ögonsten who shares a performance with us from a place called Brottby (more specifically Karby), outside of Stockholm. For those that… Continue reading Exclusive acoustic performance and interview with Swedish music artist Hanna Ögonsten
We get to know Cala, a Danish songstress from Aarhus, who releases her double singles ‘From Children’ and ‘Woman’ today on Blik Flak records. Her debut album ‘We’re Still Young’ will be released in the autumn of 2022. For those that have not discovered your music how would you best describe it? Imagine The War… Continue reading Discover new music from Denmark with Cala’s double single release
“LOST IT is a banger we wrote after binge-watching Parks & Recreations” – Cut City are back. Nordic Watchlist caught up with the band!
Back in 2020 we discovered the Gothenburg based rock outfit Cut City – its been a long time since we last heard new music from the band but we are stoked to hear their new single ‘Lost It’. Alex caught up with the band who have shared their brand new music video exclusively to Nordic… Continue reading “LOST IT is a banger we wrote after binge-watching Parks & Recreations” – Cut City are back. Nordic Watchlist caught up with the band!
June was a busy month for films and TV series. We saw the return of both Danish juggernaut Borgen, followed by popular Swedish series Love and Anarchy. The end of the month saw two new series arrive to Walter Presents (which we haven’t even managed to see yet) with Rig 45 and Seizure. Over on… Continue reading Nordic Picks of the Month: JUNE
Well May was the gift that kept on giving – after a quiet month in April, we had a huge number of releases to watch this month. We have picked out some of our highlights, and included a section at the end with some key Nordic news to update you on. Let’s dive in. FILM… Continue reading Nordic Picks of the Month: MAY
Well here we are in 2022 and already a month in and sharing our Nordic Flavours of the Month. This year, this segment will feature a few extra recommendations each month with the inclusion of books, music videos, and albums, along with the usual film and TV recommendations. So here’s what we’ve been enjoying this… Continue reading Nordic Flavours of the Month: January
The first piece of Lasse’s music I discovered was the beautiful ‘When We Collided’ – his voice was so unique and I totally fell in love with the track. It has been four years since the release of that EP but Lasse is finally back and following up his previous singles ‘Reed’ and ‘Dancing With… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Denmark’s Lasse Matthiessen
5 years ago Zöe travelled from LA to Iceland and fell in the love with the country. The emotional journey she has experienced in that time has been a difficult one and her new album Shook is made up of a lot of those traumatic life events. For those that may not have discovered your… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Zöe
When listening to the brilliant Kvimyndapod I discovered a film that I hadn’t heard of – Let Me Fall – the movie had been added onto Amazon Prime so I had an opportunity to discover. It is by no means an easy watch as the film tackles the horrendous journey of a drug-addicted girl growing… Continue reading Meet talented Icelandic musician and actress Elín Hall
From the beautiful west coast of Norway Siri Birk brings us her follow up album to the brilliant Songs for a Restless World – we speak with the singer about what to expect and how the album came about. For those that might not have discovered your music yet how would you best describe it?… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Siri Birk
We speak to the wonderful Heidrunna as she releases her new single ‘Borderline’ – Heidrunna is an Icelandic singer who tells us about her influences and ‘Skandi pop’ sound. Further to that is some seriously top tips of places to visit in Reykjavik too – read on! For those that may not have discovered your… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Heidrunna
We are back again with some more Nordic New Music and this time around we speak to three relatives from Reykjavík who make up the band Ateria. The band comprises of Ása Ólafsdóttir on guitar and vocals, her sibling Eir Ólafsdóttir on bass, cello and vocals, and their cousin and youngest of the three, Fönn… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Icelandic trio Ateria
With September coming to a close Andy from Nordic Music Review gives us a final round-up of his favourite track this week. We will continue to keep in touch with Andy and see some future guest posts – but to keep track of his future work make sure you are following @nordicmusicreview The School Book… Continue reading New Music Round-up by Andy from Nordic Music Review (25-Sep)
We are back again with another fantastic guest post from Andy at Nordic Music Review – he has some great recommendations this week to check out and also if you want to listen to more of his recommendations check out his playlist which you can find HERE. MIMRA – ‘Sister’ As always these updates feature tracks… Continue reading New Music Round-up by Andy from Nordic Music Review (18Sep)
We are over in Norway to hear from Falkevik a collection of musicians who have had their music described as: “Nordic melodic, riff based, edgy indie-jazz-pop”. Tell us who you are and what would be the best way to describe your music? We are Falkevik, a contemporary piano trio from Norway. Julie Falkevik is singing… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Falkevik
Andy is back to write us a guest post from Nordic Music Review giving us his tips on which new songs we should be checking out! GRO – ‘One Two Free Fall’ Friday was international World Suicide Prevention day, the aim of which was to ‘create hope through action’, so a good place to start this weeks… Continue reading New Music Round-up by Andy from Nordic Music Review (11Sep)
The nights are beginning to get that little bit longer but some of us are still enjoying a late blast of sunshine – what better way than to settle down and listen to the excellent Danish trio døssing who are signed on Danish record label BlikFlak For someone who may not have discovered your music… Continue reading Nordic New Music: døssing
In this edition of our Nordic new music feature, we speak to Henrik Johannessen about the release of his new album and learn about the Danish country music scene! NW: To someone who may not have discovered your music yet, how would you describe your sound? HJ: I would describe my sound as singer-songwriter influenced… Continue reading Nordic New Music: Danish country music artist Henrik Johannessen
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