Pitchfork reviews Hooded Menace

Pitchfork is lukewarm on the new Hooded Menace album "Effigies of evil", their first for US-based label : http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/17076-effigies-of-evil/

Susanna - Imagine (video)

New from Norwegian artist Susanna aka Susanna K. Wallumroe off her latest record "Wild dog".

The Pain Machinery - Hours + hours

Check out Swedish industrial/EBM act The Pain Machinery covering genre pioneers Klinik.

Teg Publishing signs Maria Eriksson, Mattias Alkbergs Begravning

(Norra Kust, Magnus Ekelund) has signed Maria Eriksson (The Concretes, Santa Maria, Heikki) and will be releasing her debut solo album på svenska "Stjäl det du behöver" early next year. Teg has also officially picked up Mattias Alkbergs Begravning, the new band from The Bear Quartet frontman, and will be releasing their new album next year as well.

Seremonia - Uhrijuhla (video)

The 2nd video from Finnish cult psychrock act Seremonia.

Presenting: B/B/S/

B/B/S/ = Erik Skodvin (Deaf Center/Svarte Greiner) + Aidan Baker (Nadja) + Andrea Belfi. An album has been recorded and will be released in 2013 via , in the meantime hear some live improv recordings here.

The Sven Gunnar Experience - Go go go

Wild blues-rock outta Sweden by way of Dear Euphoria's Sven Johansson and . Album this fall?

Superfamily - Pay the price (video)

At long last, something new from Superfamily! Recommended! Expect more singles this fall and then a new album in 2013?

MP3: Musta Paraati - Hyvää yötä

More like this please: killer early 80s synth-heavy gothrock outta Finland, recently given the vinyl reissue treatment via . So, so good; such a shame I only just heard about them a few weeks ago.

Musta Paraati - Hyvää yötä

Piramida preview

NPR is currently streaming the new Efterklang album "Piramida" in full: http://www.npr.org/2012/09/16/160681284/first-listen-efterklang-piramida

Luxury reissues Bonne Idée

has digitally re-released all three out-of-print, self-released CDr EPs from Göteborg-based indiepop act Bonne Idée and you can now listen to them via Spotify or purchase them at Klicktrack.

Petra Marklund - Händerna mot himlen (video)

Here's the video for the new Petra Marklund (September) single "Händerna mot himlen". Definitely a bit more low-key than her previous stuff, but that's not a bad thing at all.

Niels Nielsen to Gaphals

It has been officially revealed that has picked up Niels Nielsen and will be releasing his new 7" single "Shadow twin" on October 26 with a full-length album to follow in spring.

Noisey interviews Susanne Sundfør (video)

Noisey sits down with Susanne Sundfør at Øya to talk Norwegian music.

Musik med Pig Eyes

PSL presents live musik with 6-piece old-man noiserockers Pig Eyes: http://blogg.svt.se/psl/2012/09/14/musik-med-pig-eyes/
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