June 2017 – Playlist


You should know the drill by now. Start of a new month means a playlist with the tracks from previous month. I’ve collected 150 smashing summer songs just for You.

Here is my playlist for June 2017.

The list contains artists like:

Dan Auerbach, TOPS, Feist, Lil Yachty, alt-J, St. Lennox, Russ, Saint Etienne, John Moreland, Harry Styles, Roger Waters, Angel Snow, Future, Sylvan Esso, Sportsman, JMSN, Theme Park, DREAMCAR, Nite Jewel, Black Lips, Her’s, Klyne, The Darcys, Geowulf, Örnsberg, OLSSON, Gothic Tropic, White Sea, Will Stratton, Miss Li, WATERS, Erasure, Jordan Klassen, Bedroom Eyes, Aldous Harding, Hollywood, Satellite Stories, Alex G, Daniel Romano, Eyedress, Kode Maya, The Lieblings, Rey Pila, Vaz, Jordan Mackampa, Blond Ambition, Halsey, and much more

My favorite tracks of the month:

1. Glass VaultsBrooklyn

Playful summer sound from the charming Ålands Island archipelago right there on your map between Sweden and Finland.

2. BromanderVargata kroken

3. Hazel EnglishNever going home

4. Sofi de la TorreD.G.I.T

5. Alexander FCall me pretty

6. Vita BergenNixon

7. Perfume GeniusSlip away

Like a little Norwegian step brother to Mac Demarco.

8. Boy PabloYeah (fantasizing)

9. Mt. WolfHeavenbound

10. First HateThe one

11. BleachersDon’t take the money

12. HughGo

13. Slowes U

 

For the whole playlist: June 2017

And if You wanna listen to my summer playlist: Summer 2017  (still under construction)

May 2017 – Playlist


Goodbye spring, hello summer! Yet another month, yet another playlist. May 2017 with about 120 tracks.

Here’s PJ Harvey, James Hersey, Oberhofer, Foster The People, Per Gessle, BNQT, Blackbear, The Afghan Whigs, White Reaper, Milky Chance, Sam Outlaw, The Raveonettes, Tall Ships, The Map Room, ACES, Tashaki Miyaki, Lowland Hum, Joan Shelley, Jacob Banks, Bishop Briggs, Lydia Ainsworth, WOMPS, Skaters, The Matinee, The Menzingers, This Cold Night, Born Cages, Ron Sexsmith, Terry Malts, Will Joseph Cook, The Legends, Joe Goddard, Sam Patch, Little Cub, Airling, Ásgeir, Blaenavon, British Sea Power, Bridget Kearney, Francis Novotny, Part-Time Friends, Selaphonic, Mando Diao, Thomas Azier and more.

If you’ve visited here before You know that my monthly favorites followes. Here are 13 smashing tracks from May 2017

Gotta love this bedroom recording. Coasy 80s-ballad atmosphere created by these siblings from Finland.

1. Pole SiblingsIt might grow

25-year old synthpop-princess from Paris.

2. FishbachUn autre que moi

If You like Twin Shadow, Blood Orange, Hot Chip  or Future Island, You won’t hate this.

3. MemoryyTurn it up

Canadian singer-songwriter with a few drops of Raveonettes.

4. Louise BurnsWho’s the madman

Cleaner than Bon Iver.

5. Vancouver Sleep ClinicSomeone to stay

Electronic dream pop from Denver.

6. Inner OceansCall through the wild

80s movie esthetic, and the sound is also an ode to the 80s. Definitive summer hit!

7. SuperbodyFalling 4 U

Danish new wave pop duo.

8. GentsTrouble

Hamburg-based indie-band.

9. Krakow Loves AdanaFalse alarm

More talent from Sweden. And IKEA has snatched this song…

10. NOLAIllusions

Still same old Mac.

11. Mac DemarcoOne another

Dreamy chill pop from Fat Possum Records, and another song for the summer soundtrack.

12. HoopsRules

More 80’s esthetics. Starts of like a ballad from the Top Gun soundtrack.

13. Jake McMullen – Giving up

 

And here’s the whole playlist:   May 2017

Enjoy!

April 2017 – Playlist


Welcome! Willkommen! Tervetuloa! Välkommen! 歡迎光臨! Bienvenue! Hoş geldiniz! Here is my collection of interesting new music in april. It is always very hard to pick and choose. The list could be a lot longer, but I’ve limited myself to 130 tracks this time. You’ll find a bit more summer vibes than before. Magnificent Swedish chill-pop with Rheya, hipster indie disco with Julian Azar, and Future Island is back with some smashing songs.

Below are some artists on the playlist. And further down you can listen to my absolute favorites this month.

April 2017

Zara Larsson, Drake, New Portals, Bob Dylan, Ali Barter, State Of Sound, Betty Who, The Chainsmokers, Trey Songz, Dams Of The West, Samantha Crain, Juveniles, Daniel Trakell, Surahn, Sophia Somajo, Tei Shi, Cameron Avery, Charlotte OC, Cold War Kids, Crywolf, The New Pornographers, Timber Timbre, Hater, Einars Stray Orchestra, Gavin Turek, Freddie Dickson, Spencer Tweedy, Ethan Gruska, Girls’ Night Out, Harfang, Isaac Delusion, Horsebeach, Julian Azar, Little Dragon, Mojave Nomads, Maggie Rogers and more

Wanna cry?

1. Charlie CunninghamLights off

Are you kidding me? Haven’t heard Delay Trees? My God! What are you waiting for?! It’s Finnish gold!

2. Delay TreesBlack ice

British multi-talent. Listen to this, then watch Lovesick on Netflix.

3. Johnny FlynnRaising the dead

4. SolenOlof, kära Olof

Emo-vibes with mature vocals. Have supported Suede on tour.

5. Secret CamerasBeautiful

6. Alex VargasInclosure

Dreampop chillwave from Sweden.

7. RheyaWhen no one else is around

8. Father John MistyTotal entertainment forever

Oh I’ve waited for this!

9. Future Island – Ran

Skelefteås Håkan Hellström gör sommarsånger på svenska. Tidigare Cocoanut Groove.

10. Olov AntonssonJohanna i parken

Sensitive duo from Italy.

11. Racoon RacoonOur love’s funeral

Young Copenhagen quartet kicks ass.

12. CommunionsCome on I’m waiting

 

That’s all for this month. Wanna go again?   ->  April 2017


Let me present some new music. At least it’s new music for me. Please go ahead and reap the March harvest.

The March-playlist involves artists like:

Electric Guest, Real Estate, Milo Greene, CHARLI XCX, Secret Company, Funeral Advantage, Zhu, Sir Was, Sondre Lerche, THEY., Adam Torres, Ed Sheeran, Painikerho, Astronomyy, Dude York, Grandaddy, Sunhaus, Dirty Projectors, Johnossi, Satchmode, Surfer Blood, Magnus Carlson, Dutch Uncles, Amber Run, Ronika, Tennis, Allison Crutchfield, Roy Irwin, The Elephants, Methyl Ethel, Hippo Campus, LÉON, Avantgardet, Crystal Cities, SISTERS, Mikko Joensuu, J. E. Sunde, Strand Of Oaks, Tomas Andersson Wij, Sun Airway, Thundercat, Jay Som, D.I.M.H., Rationale, Rag’n’Bone man, Slaughter Beach, Moto Boy, The Shins, Clock Opera, Benedict Benjamin, Moon Tapes, Depeche Mode

I was absolutely blown away by this song when I heard it live a year ago. If the soundcloud doenst play i recommend you listen to it somewhere else. Youtube has some nice accoustic versions.

1. Jens LekmanTo Know your mission

2. Circa WavesFire that burns

3. Girl FriendEight in the morning

4. Yehan JehanSwallow the horizon

5. Kwesi ForaesPentacle 13

6. Ryan AdamsDo you still love me?

7. 047 feat. Christian KjellvanderBad blood

8. Gizmo VarillasNo war

9. CHINAH Even love

10. TeamMateInto motion

11. Swimming TapesSet the fire

12. RalphTease

March Playlist

February 2017 – Playlist


bloggens c64Some very interresting new albums this month from alternative RnB-artist Shy Girls with Salt and psychedelic indie-duo Foxygen with Hang. There is about 150 songs on the February 2017 playlist so I’m sure there is something there to tickle your fancy as well.

February 2017

You’ll find these artists:

Parcels, Ariel Pink, Colony House, Jennie Abrahamsson, Roy Woods, Erik Hassle, The New Division, Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White, Tasseomancy, C Duncan, Tedy, Bonobo, Norwegian Arms, SOHN, The Flaming Lips, Japandroids, Communist Daughter, Yellow House, Horse Thief, Aquilo, Woodpigeon, HOMESHAKE, Thomas Stenström, Peter Morén, Rubblebucket, EZTV, Austra, Carl Broemel, Old Sea Brigade, CHRISTON, Matt Kivel, Tim Cohen, Cloud Nothings, The Undercover Dream Lovers, WrongONyou, Max Future, Sampha, The Knocks, Strängen, Elbow, Julia Byrne, Auditorium, Suzie, Warehouse, Poni Hoax, Fenech-Soler, Hollow Coves, Roadkill Ghost Choir and INVSN

Fenruary 2017

And here are my absolute favorites this month:

1. Shy GirlsTrivial motion

2. CancerDie one more time

3. FoxygenFollow the leader

Absolutely charming electronic pop with 80s fragrance.

4. ZagataKill me one more time

5. Sleepers Reign9000 years

6. MUNAI know a place

7. Ten FéElodie

8. SeekaeTurbine blue

9. The XXI dare you

Bring out you handkerchiefs.

10. Kyle MortonGestalt of original pain

Not more than 5 plays on youtube when I found this magnificent lo-fi casio on couch performance.

11. SonnyFrån fängelset

12. Antonio WilliamsChanges

13. Christel Alsos -Two more days

 

Thats all folks! Enjoy!

February 2017

January 2017 – Playlist


 

bloggens c64First playlist of 2017 is here. And the years starts of with a blast. So many good songs that I ended up with nearly 20 favorites. Feel free to listen if your computer can take this cram-full site. Besides the ones posted here below you’ll also find these bands on the playlist:

The Weeknd, John Legend, Peter Doherty, Justice, Alicia Keys, Mitski, Passenger, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Hiddens Cameras, Crystal Fighters, Post Malone, Owen Rabbit, Robbie Williams, Vaults, Jai Wolf, KOOL A.D, Trent Dabbs, Dawes, Shining Bird, Jorja Smith, The Shacks, The Struts, Ms. Henrik, The Courteeners, Vigo Thieves, Broken Back, Darling James, Leisure, Kaiser Chiefs, Twin Peaks, Elijah Blake, Foreign Fields, Erik Sjøholm, Loamlands, Funeral Suits, Rebecca & Fiona, Marigold, NVDES, Ages And Ages, Kuroma, Streets Of Laredo, Eleonor Coco, Zimmerman, Whales & This Lake, Vinyl Pinups, VHS Collection, Surfalot, Sleigh Bells, L.A. Salami, Isaiah, Paper Route, JAWS, Lions Head, Kid Cudi, Miniature Tigers, Fake Laugh, Damien Jurado, Great Good Fine OK, Of Montreal, Jukkas Nousiainen and Panda Da Panda. And more…

Playlist:  JANUARY 2017

 

Ex-Mars Volta guitarrist on solo run. Something between Strokes and John Frusciante.

1. Omar Rodriguez-LopezRunning Away

 

 

If you like men with a guitar singing close to the microphone.

2. Albert Af EkenstamWalking

 

3. Empire Of The SunHigh and low

 

 

Break-up ballad in Swedish.

4. Love Olzon En annan man

 

 

Also known as Deptford Goth.

5. Daniel WoolhouseWhat’s that sound

 

 

Solo project of one half of Department Of Eagles.

6. Golden SuitsGold feeling

 

 

If you like small town country.

7. Brent Cobb Solving problems

 

 

Bit of Prince, bit of Frank Ocean.

8. Childish GambinoRedbone

 

 

If you like The National.

9. The Slow ShowOrdinary lives

 

 

Italian post-punk.

10. Soviet SovietEndless beauty

 

 

Something between Foy Vance and The Boxer Rebellion.

11. Cold Weather Company Wide eyed

Something between Sade and Dawn Richard.

 

12. Cosima Had to feel something

 

 

If you like Will Butler and Mac DeMarco.

13. Alex CameronHappy ending

 

 

If you like Bon Iver and James Vincent McMorrow.

14. Mike Sempert Distance

 

 

Something between Joy Division and Simple Minds.

15. Graveyard ClubNightcrawler

 

 

If you like Swedish label Labrador.

16. Red Sleeping BeautyTell me more

 

 

More in the likes of Bon Iver and James Vincent McMorrow. This guy is Danish.

17. WangelTime to eat

 

 

If You like The Vaccines and Kings Of Leon.

18. Sundara KarmaA young understanding

 

Well that’s it! Another run maybe?     January 2017

December 2016 – Playlist


bloggens c64The last Playlist is here! Don’t worry. It’s just this years final list. You and my other reader/listener can relax. December 2016

The year ends with a lot of interesting music. Here You’ll find The Darcys, Leonard Cohen, White Lies, Agnes Obel, Public Access Tv, Tove Lo, Cape Cub, The Radio Dept, Johnossi, Kamayiah, Springtime Carnivore, The Heartbeat Band, Timshel, Busman’s Holiday, Fil Bo Riva, John Mayer, Frida Hyvönen, Jordan Mackampa, Lina Tullgren, Södra Station, Micke Allén, George Cosby, Wet, The Japanes House, Goldwash, Pronoun, William Adam, The Lemon Twigs, Soft Hair, Yeasayer, Jane’s Party, STRFKR, Weyes Blood, Sabina Ddumba, Jagwar Ma, Emeli Sandé, Burning Hearts, Mr Little Jeans, Young Summer, Felin, Tender, Lou Barlow, Curiositi, RKCB and a lot more. 170 tracks.

Here are my favorite songs of December.

1. Holy OystersTake me for a ride

 

2. Bruce O YatesCirce (Aeaean Paean)

You like jangle pop? With shoegaze? Press play.

3. OrchinIf I ever

You like The Strokes? Press play.

4. CRXWays to fake it

5. Francis And The Light feat. Bon Iver and Kanye WestFriends

6. Iiris ViljanenSka vi fira

7. AleksSista timmen

Absolutely brilliant misty pop from Norway. You’re gonna love the whole album. Promise!

8. Chain WalletFaded light

9. Jonathan JohanssonSommarkläder

10. Softer Still New age

11. Saint BestPacific girls

12. Many Voices SpeakStaying

That’s all for 2016. Here is a recap of my playlists;

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

June 2016

July 2016

Summer 2016

August 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016