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.
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
More from Randy Barrcuda's new LP "Random works of Randy Barracuda". NSFW.
An early taste of the upcoming Fort Fairfield album "The straw boys", due out this winter via .
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)
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.
Pitchfork is not too terribly impressed with The Raveonettes latest record "Observator": http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/17027-observator/
"Ticket machine" is the official debut single from Norwegian indiepoppers Making Marks (ex-mylittlepony).
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/
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/
"I Limbo" is an old Kråkesølv 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.
The new Kitty Wu album "Carrier pigeons" is out today, as is the final episode of their video diary documenting the process behind it.
Swedish folk + dancehall, aka "dancehall"? I'm not so sure I'd say this is good, but I suppose it's worth checking out.
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 .