Week in Review
By Erlend Buflaten Posted: 19. Jun, 2015
Sundfør's "Ten Love songs" Best of the Year So Far
Susanne Sundfør’s latest grand album ‘Ten Love Songs’ is one of Deezer’s favorite albums of the year so far. The album received raving review both domestically and internationally. Says Deezer on the album: “It’s a fairly succinct album – and Sundfør’s most direct yet – but it is still one of the most unpredictable and enjoyable pop records we’ve come across for quite some time.”
In August Susanne Sundfør will have the honor of closing the renowned Øya festival in Oslo.
Jenny Hval Featured in The New Yorker
Jenny Hval latest album ‘Apocalypse, girl’ has received outrageous reviews world wide after its release a couple of weeks ago. Press wise, Hval has been featured in several of the most influential and agenda setting papers and magazine, such as Pitchfork and The Guardian. The latest to feature Hval is the renowned The New Yorker who discuss Hval’s different ways to approach gender, art, sex with music.
The article is due in the June 22. issue of the magazine. It’s available to read online here.
Kid Astray World Wide Album Premiere
This week sees the international release of the long awaited debut album from Kid Astray. ‘Home Before the Dark’ packs 12 perfect pop tunes in the familier Kid Astray sound. The sextet’s first two singles from the album quickly became radio favorites and the rest of the album follows in the same path. Just in time for your summer playlists.
PopularTV.com had a chat with Even Steine prior to the release.
Nordic Playlist Mix by Boska
Berlin based, but Tromsø native Boska is the latest DJ to compile a DJ mix for Nordic Playlist. Boska just recently released the EP ‘Cascades’ and Nordic Playlist caught up with him to chat about the creation of the EP and the special mix.
Listen to the the mix below and head over to Nordicplaylist.com for the full interview.