Like Germany and the UK, Sweden has an established history in electronic music. With a melodic tradition rooted in traditional Nordic folk music and the region’s long dark nights causing bouts of melancholy, the Swedes are more than well suited to stay indoors and further the art of synthpop.
So what’s so special about Sweden then? Listed chronologically from its UK perspective with a restriction of one song per moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 25 SVENSKA SYNTH SONGS… Continue Reading ›
“COMPUTE is a synthpop-project with some dirt in it, an attempt to combine past, present and future in one single song, and a sparkling merge of melancholy and naive pop melodies. COMPUTE believes that every song should be a hit for someone, somewhere. Hopefully, that includes you”
This is COMPUTE’s own words to describe her music. Behind the moniker COMPUTE is Ulrika Mild, who hails from Gothenburg, Sweden.
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Now it is finally here, EMMON’s third album is entitled 'Nomme'. As suggested by the great first single 'Distance', it is harder, darker and even more electronic than the last album.
Any traces of the flirtation with regular indie pop that was present in some of the songs on 'Closet Wanderings' can not be found anymore. But EMMON’s sound and energy fortunately remains unchanged. Continue Reading ›
EMMON first came to prominence in 2007 with her excellent debut long player 'Art & the Evil' released by the Gothenburg based Wonderland Records.
There is no sign of Emma Nylen losing any momentum with this new project. On the contrary, EMMON is more vital and full of energy as ever before. She chatted about the new album, future plans and horror movies. Continue Reading ›