zgr Can - The kings (feat. Rasmus Kellerman)

New stuff from Swedish techno artist zgr Can featuring guest vocals from the one-and-only Rasmus Kellerman (Tiger Lou). Look for zgr'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 p rtt" 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

Randy Barracuda - Onania (video)

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

Fort Fairfield - Danziger Strae

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 Gteborg. 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.

Pitchfork reviews The Raveonettes

Pitchfork is not too terribly impressed with The Raveonettes latest record "Observator": http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/17027-observator/

Fuck Tornadoes - Hey y'all

Speaking of new bands with Kristofer strm, 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.

Making Marks - Ticket machine (video)

"Ticket machine" is the official debut single from Norwegian indiepoppers Making Marks (ex-mylittlepony).

Musik med Min Stora Sorg

Check out a new live session with the excellent Min Stora Sorg (and family!) at PSL: http://blogg.svt.se/psl/2012/09/10/musik-med-min-stora-sorg-2/

New tunes from Diskonto, Djvulskap, Vicious Irene and more

I don't have the time to listen to all of this stuff myself to filter out the good from the bad, aside from those Desperat tracks which I already posted, so head over to Mosher to check out a round-up of new Swedish punk/hardcore tunes: http://www.mosher.se/musik/nytt-fran-desperat-diskonto-vicious-irene-och-mycket-mer/

Krkeslv - I Limbo

"I Limbo" is an old Krkeslv song from the band's very first demo in 2008, now reconfigured and rerecorded for the band's upcoming album "Alle gode ting". I really dig the heavier sound they have going on this new recording and am eagerly awaiting the full record.

Kitty Wu - Copenhagen vs Electric Lady (video)

The new Kitty Wu album "Carrier pigeons" is out today, as is the final episode of their video diary documenting the process behind it.

Snakka San & SVER - Owee (video)

Swedish folk + dancehall, aka "dancehall"? I'm not so sure I'd say this is good, but I suppose it's worth checking out.

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 .