Tag: Interviews

Sonic Circuits talks to Trepaneringsritualen

Sonic Circuits interviews Thomas Ekelund about his current death industrial/dark ambient/noise project Trepaneringsritualen: http://soniccircuits.tumblr.com/post/28906537478/trepaneringsritualen-the-terrifying-realization-of
Trepaneringsritualen will perform live at the Sonic Circuits Festival in Washington DC on September 29.

Damned by Light interviews Throat

Damned by Light interviews excellent Finnish noiserockers Throat: http://www.damned-by-light.com/articles/089.html
Also, note that the band's now sold-out split 7" with Fleshpress is available for free download via Bandcamp.

Hammock Sessions: Jakob Hellman

Check out Swedish singer/songwriter par excellence Jakob Hellman performing the tune "Du är allt jag vill ha" outdoors at Döbelns Park in Umeå

PopMatters interviews We Are Serenades

PopMatters does 20 questions with Swedish pop duo We Are Serenades: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/159809-20-questions-we-are-serenades/

99 Minutes #24: Lindstrøm

The new episode of Listen to Norway's "99 Minutes" podcast program is now online and features special guest Lindstrøm: http://www.listento.no/mic.nsf/doc/art2012061414284639789883

Pitchfork interviews Jens Lekman (+ new tourdates)

Pitchfork interviews Jens Lekman about his upcoming album "I know what love isn't", his almost-sham marriage and other subjects: http://pitchfork.com/features/update/8857-jens-lekman/
He'll also be touring this fall, here's a few newly announced European dates:

09/19 - Ruby Lounge, Manchester (UK)
09/20 - Hackney Empire, London (UK)
09/21 - The Haunt, Brighton (UK)
09/23 - Gaité Lyrique, Paris (FRA)
09/24 - La Laiterie, Strasbourg (FRA)
09/25 - Tivoli de Helling, Utrecht (NL)
09/26 - Postbahnhof, Berlin (GER)

AFITFOG hails Quorthon

A Fist in the Face of God pays tribute to the mighty Bathory with an archived radio show that includes thoughts from Fenriz, Sindre Solem (Obliteration) and more: http://afistinthefaceofgod.blogspot.com/2012/06/maniac-monday-obituary-ix-hail-quorthon.html

NYT on the many voices of Sweden

Off-topic, but interesting: The New York Times reports on Sweden's experiment of lending out the @Sweden Twitter account to a random person every week: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/11/world/europe/many-voices-of-sweden-via-twitter.html

Invisible Guy interviews Beläten

Invisible Guy has posted a nice and long, extensive interview with artist/musician Thomas Ekelund about his new label enterprise (and more): http://invisibleguy.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/interview-with-thomas-from-belaten/

The Swede Beat Mixtape #8: Tight Silk

The Swede Beat has posted a new edition of their mixtape series, this one compiled by Tight Silk: http://www.theswedebeat.com/mixtape/the-swede-beat-mixtape-vol-8-tight-silk/

More Hotet från Skogarna interviews

Inivisible Guy continues their "Hotet från Skogarna" interview series by talking to The Dead, Djävulskap, News from the Front and Moron Express.

SWNK talks to Swarm

Some Will Never Know interviews all-star gubbe-rock act Swarm, the new band with members from Disfear and Victims and a new 7" on : http://www.swnk.org/interviews/swarm/

Rising: Icona Pop

Icona Pop gets a boost with an inclusion in Pitchfork's "Rising" column series: http://pitchfork.com/features/rising/8848-icona-pop/

Invisible Guy vs Hotet från Skogarna

The blog Invisible Guy is interviewing all of the bands involved with the "Hotet från Skogarna" Swedish punk comp project and up first is Grundskolan: http://invisibleguy.wordpress.com/2012/05/24/interview-with-grundskolan/

PopMatters interviews First Aid Kit

PopMatters interviews Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/feature/158530-theyll-be-your-emmylou-an-interview-with-first-aid-kit/