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7/6 - Majls/Flogsta Danshall, Göteborg


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THE LATEST NEWS:
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140603 summer update

So summer is here soon. We'll be working on finishing the vocal album for Dödens Dal which will be out in September. We will also release a full length album by cellist Aina Myrstener. More info on that soon!



140512 Dödens Dal m. Jenny Wilson - Under Lager Av Is



140509 Parken - Tidigt en maj

Now it's here! Check out Parken's brand new album "Tidigt en maj" on spotify. It's also available on cd and other streaming services.

140401 Parken - Album trailer





140326 Dödens Dal - Ingenting Förändras (live in the basement)

Here's a video of dödens Dal performing the opening track from "Korsa Jord, Luft, Is" live in thier Årsta basement. Shot by the very best Anders Ekert.



140226 Dödens Dal - Korsa Jord, Luft, Is

So finally it's here! The second album from Dödens Dal. It's gotten nice reviews all over;

4/6 - Gaffa
4/5 - Smålandsposten
4/6 - Nöjesguiden
6/10 - Sonic

Have a listen to it over at Spotify!

140209 Parken - Double rainbow över Valla Torg

Finally! Parken is back with a new track. It's taken from the upcoming album, Tidigt en maj, which will be released in May.



131209 Dödens Dal - Ögat I Nacken

Here's the first single from Dödens Dal's second album, "Korsa Jord, Luft, Is", which will be released in February 2014. The video is made by Anders Ekert and Dödens Dal.





131007 Pre-order Hands Across The Sea - The Chrysler

Pre-order the dead gorgeous super limited vinyl edition of The Chrysler's latest album, Hands Across The Sea, here!

131007 The Chrysler

This we week we will finally release the new The Chrysler album. We'll celebrate it with a big party over at Debaser Strand in Stockholm this saturday (October 12th). The band will play an early semi-acoustic gig at 20.00 and then act as Dj:s until the bar closes. Don't miss out. They will also play a small gig around five o'clock over at the record store Petsounds on wednesday.

130910 The Chrysler - Bound For Love

Here's the new single from The Chrysler. Enjoy



130827 Rigas in Gothenburg

Here's an interview Que Club did with Rigas to promote the upcoming show at Yaki-Da in Gothenburg.

Read it here!

130805 The Chrysler - All Guns Blazing

Download the first track from The Chrysler's upcoming album, Hands Across The Sea, which will be out on October 10th.



130709 Rigas den Andre @ Taverna Brillo

On July 10th Rigas den Andre will play a show at Taverna Brillo in Stockholm. At least 2 new tracks will be tested out.

130610 Rigas den Andre - Lilla Ukraina EP

The new EP from Rigas den Andre is now out. Listen to it over at Spotify

130516 Rigas den Andre - Not Just People

Be quick and get one of the first free 100 downloads of Rigas den Andre's second single from his Lilla Ukraina EP.



130514 Mackaper - Höstvisa (Video)



130424 Rigas den Andre - Black Box Boogie (Free Download)

Here's a first taste of the upcoming Lilla Ukraina EP from Rigas den Andre. Get the free download at soundcloud. The Ep will be out in the beginning of May!



130418 Update

New shows added. Rigas den Andre in Vienna next week and Rigas at hotellbaren in may.

Right now we're making the finishing touches on a new album with The Chrysler. Hopefully you'll hear something from it before the summer.

Also Parken is finishing up his third album which will be out early 2014. And Rigas den Andre will release an EP in may.

130327 Rigas - Hundra År Av Vinter (album)

Today we see the release of Rigas' fifth album, Hundra År Av Vinter.

Read this nice review in Sonic Magazine

Listen to the album over at Spotify

130313 Rigas - Kungen (video + download)



Get the free download here:



130311 Rigas - Kungen (PSL premiere)



130306 Dödens Dal - Gå Ensam Förbi Horisonten

The first album from Dödens Dal has been out for a month now and has received really nice reviews. They also finished their swedish tour with Mando Diao which was a huge success.

Sonic Magazine - 8/10
Gaffa - 5/6
Smålandsposten - 4/5
Värmlands Folkblad - 4/5



130129 Dödens Dal - Bakom Stjärnor, Bakom Tiden

On Thursday the 31st Dödens Dal takes off to tour Sweden as support for Mando Diao, check dates to the left. Here's a little treat to keep you warm until the album drops next wednesday February 6th. 1st 100 downloads free.



130123 Dödens Dal - Kall Luft (Live for PSL)

Here's a live recording of Kall Luft that Dödens Dal made for Swedish television's PSL. A first preview of their live show. Tonight they'll make their debut show at Golden Best Headquarters and in February they hit the road as supporting act for Mando Diao on their sold out swedish tour. It's shot by tre marvellous Anders Ekert and features Pelle Lindroth on guest guitar. Enjoy!

130106 Dödens Dal - Det Står Skrivet (video)

Here's the video fo Dödens Dal's debut single. Album out on feb 8th. Thanks to the Alvarez brothers for making it.



121211 Rigas - Hundra År Av Vinter

First single of Rigas' new album, Hundra År Av Vinter, due out on march 15th.



121202 Dödens Dal - Det Står Skrivet

Ok! Here's the first single of the upcoming Dödens Dal album, Gå Ensam Förbi Horisonten, which will be out on February 20th.



121127 Rigas - Album Trailer

Here's a first taste from Rigas' new album, Hundra År Av Vinter. A single will be out in december and the album on march 13th.



121101 Mackaper - Staden Vaknar

This is the first song from Mackaper's second album, Mot Ljusare Tider, that will be released by us on dec 19th on vinyl and cd.



120801 Dödens Dal - Kall Luft trailer



Album out in October

120509 V/A - Flora & Fauna

It's almost here! The brand new Flora & Fauna compilation on exclusive vinyl with double sided 62*93 poster designed by mr Carlqvist and on digital download.

Pre-order your vinyl here!

Check the album page for more info!

120418 Rigas - Allting Går Åt Helvete

Enjoy the brand new single from Rigas. Taken from the upcoming album due out in September.

Rigas - Allting Går Åt Helvete

120412 Nya Sampan - Njals Tango, from the new F&F comp



First taste off the new Flora & Fauna compilation that will be released on vinyl and digital on may 16th. 16 all new tracks from artists such as The Bethlehem Beard Corporation, Parken, Siri Karlsson, MJM, New Rose and Sjöarna.

120210 Siri Karlsson - Manifest Winners!

Siri Karlsson won an award for best folk act at this years swedish indie awards Manifest.

Read an interview with them here!

120111 Siri Karlsson - Manifest nominees

We're glad to announce that Siri Karlsson's second album Gran Fuego is nominated for this years Manifest awards. Yay!

120112 Markis Sage - Paper Boat

Markis Sage's (Mesak & Rigas den Andre) first full-length is now out! First on limited edition cassette and later in the spring on vinyl. order the cassette here!

The folks at Sonic Router did the first listen thing with it: Sonic Router

120111 Siri Karlsson - Manifest nominees

We're glad to announce that Siri Karlsson's second album Gran Fuego is nominated for this years Manifest awards. Yay!

111103 Markis Sage - Kissing Cousins and Hustling

Kissing Cousins and Hustling by Markis Sage from Iacopo Patierno on Vimeo.



111102Sjöarna - Sjöarna

It's here! On vinyl, cd and digital. Sjöarna's debut album of marine melancholia. Listen to it here on spotify! Buy your digital version on itunes or order your vinyl from Bengans record store (ships worldwide).

Nice review of the album in Gaffa, and Smålandsposten.

111006New Rose - Tracklist Within

So it's here! On vinyl, cd and digital. First effort from super trio New Rose. Listen to it here on spotify! Don't have it? Get it here on itunes or order from any of your favorite record stores.

Nice review of the album in Nöjesguiden.

Also Rigas gets a great review in this months Gaffa.

In two weeks we release the Sjöarna album. Be sure to get yourself to the premiere concert at Årsta Folkets Hus friday the 14th!

110928Rigas - Bring The Dead

The new album from Rigas, Bring The Dead, is here! Listen to it here on spotify! Don't have it? Get it here on itunes or order from any of your favorite record stores. Good stuff!

We will celebrate the release at Strand in Stockholm next saturday the 8th of October. It starts at nine.

110906Rigas - The Last Dance Of The Unforgiven



New album, Bring The Dead, out on Flora & Fauna on September 28th

110906Sjöarna - Kolsnaren



New album out on Flora & Fauna on October 19th

110615 BBC - Drums

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - Drums by florafauna

110610 BBC Remixes

BBC Remixes is here! Three remixes from skweee's finest, V.C., Daniel Savio and Limonious.

Get them for free here!

110609 SPOT IT!

BBC and Rigas den Andre on Spotify:

Rigas den Andre - Speed Run

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - I Hate My Village

110601The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - I Hate My Village

Yes! this spring's third full-length release is here! The Bethlehem Beard Corporation's I Hate My Village. We celebrate the release this friday on Lilla Ukraina with live performaces from BBC, Spartan Lover and V.C. Kool Dj Dust does the djing! Don't miss out!

Order the vinyl here!

110525 Rigas den Andre - Speed Run

Today we see the release of Rigas den Andre's second album, Speed Run. 8 tracks of pure skweee. It's released digitally and also on a limited edition set of 2 seven inches with 4 tracks. Buy the album here:
Itunes
Klicktrack

Check out this nice review in swedish music magazine Gaffa here!

To order the seven inches for 9 euros just send an email to order[at]brilliant[dot]nu.

110504 Rigas - Make It Rain ft. Baba Stiltz & Anna Maria Espinosa

Rigas - Make it Rain feat. Baba Stiltz & Anna Maria Espinosa by florafauna

110427Siri Karlsson - Gran Fuego out now!

The album is now released to the public and it has already gotten some great reviews:

5/6, SVD
4/5, GP
8/10, Sonic

Tomorrow we celebrate the release at Södra Teatern in Stockholm. Siri Karlsson will play live at 22.00.

110420Rigas den Andre - Dead Ponies

Rigas den Andre - Dead Ponies by florafauna

110407News!

Yes! The New album from Siri Karlsson has arrived from the presses and it looks and sounds stunning. We celebrate the release at Södra Bar in Stockholm thursday the 28th of April. Siri Karlsson will play live and mr Joxaren and Peter Sörbom will play all your favourite songs.

Rigas has also announced the release of a brand new single. It's entitled Make It Rain and features label mate Baba Stiltz and Anna Maria Espinosa on guest vocals. Release date is set to may 4th. The Album, Bring The Dead, will be out in September.

110314 It's The Bethlehem Beard Corporation!

Download and listen to the new the BBC singel, Marcy Ave, here:

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - Marcy Ave by florafauna The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - Marcy Ave by florafauna

The album, I Hate My Village, will be out on vinyl in May.

110119 We're Back

Finally we're back. Our server got hacked by some assholes but now we got everything up and running again. ...and loads of good news

This spring will see the release of two new Flora & Fauna albums. One by our new signee Siri Karlsson, which is a swedish duo consisting of Cecilia Österholm and Maria Arnkvist. They play their own instrumental folk, psych progressive version of swedish folk music. The album is produced by Jari Haapalainen and features guest performances by Tomas Hallonsten, Josef Kallerdahl and Pelle Lindroth amongst others. Preliminary release date is set to late April.

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation has also gathered his forces and completed the recording of his sophomore album. More direct and electronic than his debut and with a greater sense of lo-fi perfection. Frans "Pavan" Carlqvist has helped with the production and mixing of the album. Expect a May release. A single might drop in February, keep your eyes open!

At last we can report that Rigas is one week from finishing his new album. It's all about norduppland, a region in Sweden where he grew up. It is expected to be out this fall.

101005 Framtiden Var Här!

Yes! The album is out and it's getting fine reviews. Here are some of the best so far:

Corren 4/5,
Gaffa 4/6,
Kristianstadsbladet 4/5,
Värmlands Folkblad 4/5,
Västerbottens Folkblad 4/5,
nerikes allehanda 4/5.

Emil at Live Nation is also currently putting together a fall tour. Check the dates under concerts. More will be added soon.

100916 Pre-order Parken's brand new album!

Click here to pre-order Parken's Brand New Album, Framtiden Var Här, and have it delivered to your doorstep on the day of the release sep 29th.

100915 Parken - Annas Sång

Parken - Annas Sång by florafauna

While we wait for the new album to drop, here's the new single!

100825 Sir Eric Beyond Is Dead!



We are sad to announce that Sir Eric Beyond has passed away last monday august the 23rd, following the injuries he suffered from a riding accident on the royal island of Djurgården.

Sir Eric was a unique artist. His career started of when he knighted himself in connection with the release of his debut EP "The Beauty Of Nature". In 2006 he released the P3 Guld-nominated album "Sir Eric Beyond & The Avant-Garde" which came to be his last.

Sir Eric Beyond, commonly known as the most sensitive man i Stockholm, leaves a huge hole in the swedish music scene.

On his deathbed he had but one wish, to give a last big performance. We invite you to: "Sir Eric Beyond is Dead" at Kägelbanan. Saturday the 4th of september.

100630 Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå? (video)

Check out the brand new video for Parken's new smash:

Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå?"

And be sure to check out the 2 exclusive Parken gigs that is taking place this summer. At kulturhusets tak, July 17th, and at Emmabodafestivalen, July 28th.

100630 Find us!

at facebook:

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Parken

100630 Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå? (video)

Check out the brand new video for Parken's new smash:

Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå?"

And be sure to check out the 2 exclusive Parken gigs that is taking place this summer. At kulturhusets tak, July 17th, and at Emmabodafestivalen, July 28th.

100504 Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå?

It's here! The first single from Parken's coming album, Framtiden Var Här. The album will be out in stores on the 6th of october.

Take a listen:

Parken - Ser Du Stjärnan I Det Grå?"

100305 Rigas - Let's Get Gone

Pre-order the album here and have it shipped to your doorstep on the release day.

Yes! It's finally here. Next wednesday we release the third album from Rigas. We celebrate the release at Rigas' own club, Lilla Ukraina, in Årsta.

Sat 13/3, 20-02, 80 sek,
Lilla Ukraina, Walla Scen, Årsta

Live:
Conny Nimmersjö
Joxaren
Rigas

Djs:
Jenny Wilson
Joxaren
F&F

Bring cash to the bar!
Register at www.lillaukraina.org

100111 Rigas - Ghosts

Rigas - Ghosts (feat. Anna Maria Espinosa)



091007 Rigas New Album

Rigas has just finished his third album. It's called "Let's Get Gone" and will be released early march 2010. The album has been written and produced by Rigas together with Pelle Lindroth (Parken) and feature guest appearences by Anna Maria Espinosa and Jenny Wilson amongst others. Look for a single and video in mid january.



091202 Rigas - Tonite

Rigas - Tonite

Here's the brand new video for the brand new Rigas single that's being released today. Good stuff my friends!



090915 Rigas den Andre - Guilty Feet, No Rhythm

Rigas den Andre - Guilty Feet, No Rhythm

New skweee album out on Flogsta Danshall 090909



090622 Summer Nights!

Hey! Summer has come and we're as busy as always. Rigas is working on new material and a single will be out in August. Parken will hit the festivals all summer ending with popaganda. TSM is arranging a festival in Gothenburg on August 4th where Rigas is scheduled to play. Our friends at Flogsta Danshall has a regular club night at Strand every monday where you can see all your favorite skweee artists perform. Well that's about it. I leave you with a summer gem from Rigas' last EP.

Rigas - Simple



090518 BBC @ PSL

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - I Learned All I Could (live på kungsholmen w/ PSL)



090417 New Rigas den Andre Video

Rigas den Andre - Distordelle

New Rigas Den Andre track taken from the skweee compilation "Skweee Tooth" out now on Ramp Recordings.

090417 New Rigas Video

Rigas - It's a Shame

090319 Update

We have scheduled the release party for Marions' "Origin Of Birds" on wednesday the 15th of April at Södra Bar in Stockholm. Marions will play live and some other surprises are planned for. If you want to preorder the album and have it delivered to your doorstep on the day of the release, just click the Buy it Here!-icon to the right.

A week later we will release a limited numbered seven-inch vinyl EP with Rigas. It's been sent to the presses and we eagerly await the first pressings. A part from a brand new Rigas tune it also features The Sound Of Arrows covering their Rigas-favourite, Your Friend, and Pavan who has converted Stench Of You to a neck braking Skweee-banger.

Tracklist:

A1 It's a Shame
A2 Simple (previously unreleased)
B1 Your Friend (The Sound Of Arrows Version)
B2 Stench Of You (Stench Of Pavan)

If you want to make sure to get your hands on this one you can order it now in our webshop. It ships wednesday 22nd of April. .

090218 Marions

Marions have recorded 9 songs in the fall of 2008 to make it through the epic depression of swedish winter, wallowing freely in nostalgia and hollywood-romance. The result, Origin of Birds, will be released on Flora & Fauna in April. The first single, Another Hour, comes free of charge today.

Marions - Another Hour

Also, don't miss Parken and Bethlehem Beard Corporation on Café 44 next friday the 27th, plus Parken, Rigas den Andre, Pavan and Joxaren at By:larm in Oslo this thursday - saturday. .

090128 New single plus remix for free

The BBC's debut, When the beards met in Bethlehem, is being released today. To make this day even more festive we give away the new single, Into Air, with a smashing remix by mr Kool Dj dust. I hope you like it!

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - Into Air

The Bethlehem Beard Corporation - Into Air (Kool Dj Dust turn Into Me Remix)

Also, don't miss Parken at Cirkus in Stockholm this sunday the 1st of February and The BBC release party at Café String on thursday the 5th. .

090112 The BBC

When the beards met in Bethlehem, the debut album from The Bethlehem Beard Corporation, will be out in stores on January 27th. We will celebrate this release with a party at Café String in Stockholm thursday the 5th of February between 18 and 21. BBC will perform live for the first time ever and mr Kool Dj Dust will play records. Be there!

BBC Myspace .

081204 Vote!

Parken is nominated as newcomer of the year at the annual Swedish Radio Award show. You decide the winner; vote here!

Next wednesday Parken performs live in front of a small, exclusive audience at Radiohuset in Stockholm. If you want tickets all you have to do is click here and fill out the form. Hope to see you there! .

081124 Vad Ska Vi Göra Med Henry?

Today we bring you the third single from Parken's debut album. Featuring a cover version of Glittrar by The Bethlehem Beard Corporation, who will release his debut album, When The Beards Met In Bethlehem, on Flora & Fauna on the 28th of january.

Watch the new video here!

Glittrar (The Bethlehem Beard Corporation Version) - Parken .

080923 Jag Har Varit Vilsen, Lisa

Watch the new video here!

Parken has also booked a swedish tour starting in Växjö the 10th of october. See all dates in the column to the right.

080903 Länge Leve Parken!

Parken's debut album is now streaming on Myspace.

Pre-order the album here!

-You can hear an interview with Parken on P3 pop next monday the 8th of september.

-The day after he appears on P3 Populär.



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