’For Beautiful People Only’ is the second full-length album from JULIAN & MARINA, the follow-up to 2014’s ’Absence & Distance’.
Comprising of Julian Brandt and Marina Schiptjenko, the couple are both veterans of the Swedish pop scene. Brandt was a member of BOBBY and is the current bass incumbent in LUSTANS LAKEJER while Schiptjenko is best known for her instrumental roles in PAGE and BWO. The concept of JULIAN & MARINA is what can only best be described as crooner electro. Continue Reading ›
The Swedish synthpop band PAGE have a long history in making music and have a cult following at home in Sweden. The two band members Eddie Bengtsson and Marina Schiptjenko first started playing together in 1980 and released their self titled debut album in 1991.
They made a comeback with their last album 'Nu' (Now) in 2010. 'Hemma' contains of 11 songs and one remix. The sound is very much familiar and PAGE like but yet so fresh and up to date. There are also a lot of influences from schaffel to disco. Continue Reading ›
JULIAN & MARINA is a new Swedish electronic pop collaboration between Marina Schiptjenko and Julian Brandt. Marina is perhaps best known internationally as a member of the electropop band BWO while Julian was a member of the classic Swedish new wave/new romantic band LUSTANS LAKEJER.
’Absence’ is JULIAN & MARINA’s debut EP, consisting of five tracks, with ‘The Knight’ as lead single. Continue Reading ›