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New Found Land

New Found Land originally from Sweden and now based in Germany were formed by Anna Roxenholt and started life as a duet. They have developed and expanded to become a collective of up to eight musicians. Anna leads the band on an exploration of world music as the melancholic atmosphere is overlayed with superb lyric […]

Band of the Week 19th December 2009

Straight in to number one on the indie bands blog, band of the week chart is Long Long Showers, from Sweden. The chart this week contains bands from 5 different countries. Band of the week: Top 10. Saturday 19th December 2009. Long Long Showers Sweden (new entry) The Drums USA  (unchanged) Vaqueros Paganos Argentina (re-entry) […]

Long Long Showers

Long Long Showers, from Malmö in Sweden are a five piece band who got together in 2008 wondering how things would pan out. Petter Wennblom (Vocals), Tobias Magnusson (Bass), Kristofer Lilja (Guitar), Emil Jönsson (Drums) and Niklas Hegfalk (Guitar) and by the end of 2008 found themselves with 5 tracks prepared for an EP release […]

Dinah Wants Religion

Dinah Wants Religion, from Uppsala in Sweden comprise Erik (lead vocals), Henry (organ/guitar), Johan (guitar), Sebastian (bass), Andreas (drums). As yet unsigned, it won’t be any surprise to see them making a significant breakthrough in the indie music scene. A tight and playful style are the hallmarks of Dinah Wants Religion as they play through […]

Mono Stereo

Back in 2006, Mono Stereo from Sweden formed when brothers Jakub (drums and vocals) and Geggan (vocals and rhythm guitar) got together with Kjelle (lead guitar) and Gunnar (bass), bringing together elements of bands such as the Kinks from the ’60s and Stone Roses from the ’90s. Skillful use of the guitars adds a resonance […]

Twiggy Frostbite

If I try to pin down what I like about Twiggy Frostbite, I can’t tell you. The five piece band based in Gävle – Sweden, who combine complex instrumentation with clear and sharp vocals, just resonate as an outfit I would like to hear more from. The initial idea for the band came about when […]