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Presenting: Allvaret

Allvaret is a new band from Göteborg, debut LP soon via /.

Halasan Bazar - Figure it out (video)

Another video clip from quality Danish psychrock act Halasan Bazar.

Study: Oslo and Stockholm lead Europe in music taste

Apparently Oslo and Stockholm are ahead of the curve when it comes to music discovery (and rejection): http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-04/18/cities-musical-taste

Graveyard - Goliath (video)

The official video for the new Graveyard single "Goliath".

The High and Lows - London's sleeping

Solid Swedish pop balladeering from The High and Lows.

Goat - Goatlord (live video)

Swedish cult/psychrockers Goat have an exclusive live video up at PSL: http://blogg.svt.se/psl/2012/09/24/premiar-goat-goatman/
Strobe-sensitive folks are advised to open said clip in a hidden tab while folks in the UK are encouraged to go see them live:

10/19 - The Lexington, London
10/20 - The Star And Shadow, Newcastle
10/21 - Supersonic Festival, Birmingham

Pitchfork reviews Enslaved

Pitchfork likes the new Enslaved album "RIITIIR", but perhaps not quite as much as some folks: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/17147-riitiir/

Book tip: Den Svenska Synthen

Check out the Facebook page for "Den Svenska Synthen", an upcoming book by Bengt Rahm (one of the founders of ) on the Swedish synth scene including interviews with tons of bands, labels and more: https://www.facebook.com/DenSvenskaSynthen
Swedish-only unfortunately, but that's the way these things go.

General Surgery - Like an ever flying limb

Death metal in-jokes abound! This is the title track of the band's upcoming 7" EP, due out November 6 via .

Hexvessel - His portal tomb (video)

New from Finnish cult/psychrockers Hexvessel off their latest record "No holier temple".

Woodlands - River runs wild (video)

PSL has the premiere of the new Woodlands (remember?) video "River running wild": http://blogg.svt.se/psl/2012/09/21/premiar-woodlands-river-running-wild/

Fritjof & Pikanen - Säg då (video)

Swedish dubstep? Sure, okay.

In i dimman - s/t EP

Cool! A Swedish band whose sound harkens back to the early days of Kent and other similar 90s-era alt-rock.

Spagyrikerna - Stekel (video)

Add together stop/motion animation + Swedish Kraut/pop and you get Spagyrikerna. Look for an album this fall via .

Norlie & KKV - Hon vill vara du (video)

It's far too smooth for my tastes, but here's the latest from Swedish pop/rap act Norlie & KKV.