Country: Finland

Heartbreak Stereo "Double EP" stream

Finnish punkrockers Heartbreak Stereo are streaming their entire new "Double EP" in full via SoundCloud.

Randy Barracuda - Onania (video)

More from Randy Barrcuda's new LP "Random works of Randy Barracuda". NSFW.

Kevin album preview

Finnish indierock act Kevin are currently streaming their new album "Ebb and flow" in full for a limited time ahead of its release date on September 14 via .

Stereogum best new bands of 2012: Icona Pop, Mirel Wagner

Icona Pop and Mirel Wagner are the two Scandinavian representatives on Stereogum's top 40 best new bands of 2012 list, alongside local-to-me friends Milk Music who are also well worth checking out:

Dusted reviews Mika Vainio

Dusted gives praise to Mika Vainio's latest solo record "Fe3O4 - Magnetite":

Get down with the Cult of Randy

Due out September 10, the new Randy Barracuda LP "Random works of Randy Barracuda Vol. II".

Hebosagil - Nurkkapöytä

A new tune from the mighty Hebosagil off the new cassette comp "Klassinen kokoelma #1". Other contributors to said collection include Viisikko, Vene, Turhuus and more.

Lapko - White dog in Tokyo

An unreleased tune from Lapko's sessions for their most recent album "LOVE". Recommended!

Kuusumun Profeetta - Sataa lumi maahan hiljaa ja varhain

New stuff from Finnish weirdos Kuusumun Profeetta. The band's new album "Huutoja hiljaisesta huoneesta (Screams from a Silent Room)" will be out September 28 via .

Ochre Room - My summer (video)

Gentle seasonal melacholy from Tampere, Finland courtesy of Ochre Room. The band's debut full-length "Evening coming in" should be out this fall.

Burning Hearts - Modern times (video)

Finland's Burning Hearts finally have an official video for their sublime single "Modern times".

Lurk on Svart

has just reissued Finnish metal act Lurk's self-titled debut, first released on CD only back in January, on vinyl for the first time; 500 copies, purchase here.

Rattus tour

Not sure why I didn't mention this before, but Finnish HC legends Rattus have a few dates left on their West Coast tour this week:

09/05 - Club M, Seattle, WA
09/06 - Domino Room, Bend, OR
09/08 - The Big tree, Arcata, CA
09/09 - Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland, CA

Delay Trees confirm new album

The new Delay Trees album "Doze" is now officially confirmed for release on October 19 via . A new single will be coming soon.

Dias Nordicos 2012: Turboweekend, Lilla Sällskapet, more

The first batch of acts have been confirmed for the 2012 edition of the Spanish Nordic arts + music fest Dias Nordicos in late September have been confirmed and they include Turboweekend, Kúra, Hanna Kolstø, Husky Rescue and Lilla Sällskapet. Full details: