Country: Sweden

New Daniel Gilbert single soon

will be handling the release of the new Daniel Gilbert (ex-Broder Daniel, Håkan Hellström, etc.) 7" single "The soul of a fool" featuring the a-side "Led 2" b/w "The smell o'thunder". Official release date for the digital version is set for September 19, physical vinyl to follow later. As for his new album, he's currently working on it with Olle Björk and Per Stålberg at Welfare Sound Studio in Göteborg, so maybe later this fall?

Riddarna - Vakna till liv (video)

New from Swedish rockers Riddarna; hastily made in true rock'n'roll fuck-all style.

It's a Trap! Clubnights 9/22: Out of Vogue + Anchor

Next week! Come celebrate the autumnal equinox with an evening of Swedish hardcore at Debaser Malmö with Out of Vogue and Anchor! As always, It's a Trap! Clubnights bringing you the best Scandinavia has to offer. The requisite FB event invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/407303379333860/

Nexus Kenosis album sampler

released the new Nexus Kenosis album "Elsewhen" earlier this week and while it's not yet available on all digital platforms, there's an abridged sampler up for streaming via Spotify. Recommended!

New Three Seasons album in November

Look for the new album "Understand the world" from Swedish retro/psych-rockers Three Seasons to be released on November 14 via the always-reliable .

Knifven - Vaccinet (video)

A new homemade cellphone video from Swedish punkrockers Knifven.

iDEAL Mixtape #3

iDEAL Mixtape #3 comes to us courtesy of Swedish visual artist Fredrik Söderberg, who you might know from the album covers he's done for Junip and The Skull Defekts. As for the sounds, the descriptor says neo/dark-folk, but I haven't had a chance to listen yet myself.

YAST - Believes (video)

Malmö indierockers YAST have a new video for the tune "Believes".

Den Stora Vilan - För långt ut (video)

Den Stora Vilan star in a "retrofuturistic journey" video for the tune "För långt ut". Definitely worth checking out!

Özgür Can - The kings (feat. Rasmus Kellerman)

New stuff from Swedish techno artist Özgür Can featuring guest vocals from the one-and-only Rasmus Kellerman (Tiger Lou). Look for Özgür's new album "Put me in a box and label me" to be released on September 28; as for Rasmus' new so-far-anonymous project, expect to finally hear songs very, very soon.

Familjen album preview

The new Familjen album "Allt på rött" isn't getting an international release anytime soon as far as I know, but those of us outside Scandinavia can take a listen now via Soundvenue: www.soundvenue.com/nyheder/2012/09/12/hoer-familjens-nye-festalbum

Fort Fairfield - Danziger Straße

An early taste of the upcoming Fort Fairfield album "The straw boys", due out this winter via .

Graveyard to tour Europe, bringing Spiders

Graveyard will be heading out on tour in late November and are bringing fellow Swedish rockers Spiders along for the ride:

11/29 - Markthalle, Hamburg (GER)
11/30 - Trix, Antwerp (BEL)
12/02 - Bristol Fleece, Bristol (UK)
12/04 - 02 ABC, Glasgow (UK)
12/05 - The Ruby Lounge, Manchester (UK)
12/06 - London O2 Academy2 Islington, London (UK)
12/07 - The Haunt Brighton, Brighton (UK)
12/09 - Melkweg, Amsterdam (NL)
12/11 - Mascotte Club, Zurich, CH 12/12 - Conrad Sohm, Dornbirn (AUS)
12/13 - Arena, Vienna (AUS)
12/14 - Backstage, Munich (GER)
12/15 - Strasse E, Dresden (GER)
12/16 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt (GER)
12/17 - Vera, Groningen (NL)
12/18 - Essigfabrik, Cologne (GER)
12/19 - C-Club, Berlin (GER)

Euphoria and the Lazy Boy - Found

New melancholic navel-gazing out of Göteborg. I'm not big on crowd-sourcing, especially when it comes to bands looking to fund their vanity projects, but you can pitch in to help him put out his EP right here.

Fuck Tornadoes - Hey y'all

Speaking of new bands with Kristofer Åström, he's also got another new project called Fuck Tornadoes that's a bit more rock'n'roll like the name implies. Hear a 2nd tune here.