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| By Tonje Thilesen

Stream: Last Lynx – Ocean Reels EP

After quite some time in the making, one of our definite JJJ favourites, the stellar pop collective Last Lynx from Stockholm are finally ready to showcase their new EP Ocean Reels, out now via SoFo Records. The EP contains the inevitably catchy single  ‘Killing Switch’ (which we already wrote about last year), as well as a whole bunch of [...]

| By Tonje Thilesen

Listen: Sportsman x Wildarms – Rally (Ft. Linnea Jönsson) [Ja Ja Ja Premiere]

One of our cousins we definitely have weird feelings for, Best Fit Recordings, are certainly on fire right now. After the release of a new track from their latest signing NoNoNo just yesterday, they’re already back with a new remix of Sportsman‘s quite perfect first single ‘Rally’ by Cascine‘s new adept Wildarms. The Brooklyn based producer [...]

| By Tonje Thilesen

Photos: By:larm 2013

Obviously, Oslo was the place to be at a few weekends ago as the annual music festival Bylarm kicked off with its rather impressive roster, and we managed to catch quite a few splendid, Scandinavian newcomers and old favourites together with our buddies over at The Line Of Best Fit (whose festival diary you should [...]

| By Tonje Thilesen

Preview: By:larm 2013

In case you haven’t noticed: we’re utterly excited to be in Oslo this week for one of our favourite Scandinavian festivals, By:larm, which once again joins the strongest, and most exiting musical forces from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland together, melting into a 4-day long celebration of Scandinavian music, all in different genres and [...]

| By Tonje Thilesen

Listen: Philco Fiction – Oh Future

It’s been a while since we heard any new material from the Oslo-based pop trio Philco Fiction, but here it finally is; the brand new single ‘Oh Future’, containing familiar elements from their previous release. As always, it cuts the border between mainstream and experimental pop, but without being too glossy. Listen below.

| By Tonje Thilesen

Listen: Úlfur – Black Shore

Some gorgeous soundscaping from Reykjavik, Iceland’s Úlfur, who describes his upcoming debut album White Mountain as a collage of field-recordings, featuring guest vocals from Alexandra of Mountain Man and the blessings of Jónsi. In case you thought everyone in Icelands makes experimental ambient and believes in elves, Úlfur’s own words probably won’t make you change [...]