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 ›
The profile of Norwegian singer / songwriter / producer SUSANNE SUNDFØR is probably at its career zenith right now, thanks to some quality collaborations with a number of high profile friends. Her last album ‘The Silicone Veil’ in 2012 was her UK debut and saw her experimenting more within electronica.
There has been key appearances with M83, RÖYKSOPP and KLEERUP. This all sets the scene nicely for SUSANNE SUNDFØR’s new, eagerly anticipated solo album ‘Ten Love Songs’. Continue Reading ›
The Nordic vocalist of the moment has to be SUSANNE SUNDFØR. First coming to wider attention following her appearance on M83′s ‘Oblivion’, she has since collaborated with fellow Norwegians RÖYKSOPP and Swedish producer KLEERUP.
With the announcement of SUSANNE SUNDFØR’s fifth studio album ‘Ten Love Songs’ in February 2015, comes the video for its brilliant first single ‘Fade Away’. Continue Reading ›
Having delivered one of the best synth based debut albums in recent years, musician and producer Andreas Kleerup is back with two new mini albums, the first of which is entitled 'As If We Never Won'.
Any new KLEERUP recording now lives with a high degree of expectation following the stupendous 2008 self-titled debut. Continue Reading ›