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