Come on Like Gangbusters – Oh Sister, Oh Brother
Come on Like Gangbusters from Stockholm, Sweden, comprises of Marco Giulini, Mats Gustafsson, Wilhelm Hoffstedt, Jonas Tornberg, Anders Liljegren.
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The Pedal Steel Guitar Sounds of Mathias Danielsson
Mathias Danielsson (Makajodama, Øresund Space Collective, Heavenly Blues, My Brother the Wind, Gösta Berlings Saga) is a Swedish guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, and pedal-steel player.
From the album “Lost Out At Sea” by The Greek Theatre (Truce Records 001 2013)
Written by Fredrik Persson. Pedal Steel Guitar by Mathias Danielsson
from the album “Holiday Hearts” (2013) by Heavenly Blues.
from Makajodama‘s self-titled album (Laser’sEdge, 2009)
Mathias Danielsson – Pedal Steel Guitar, Guitars, Electric Bass
Karin Larsdotter – Electric Cello
Johan Klint – Acoustic and Electric Violin, Organ,
Mattias Ankarbranth – Drums and Percussion.
WATCH :: A new video from Life On Earth!, Dungen bassist, Mattias Gustavsson’s own project, from Stockholm, Sweden. The song is taken from their latest EP “The Perfect Spot” (ÅÄÖ Fonogram, 2011).
“Imagine Alice Coltrane meeting Woody Guthrie and they decide to have a jam session with Booker T and the MG’s somewhere in the outskirts of the Milky Way.”
Life on Earth! – The Perfect Spot (Official video)
Directed by Mattias Gustavsson.
Photography by Viktor Araskog and Mattias Gustavsson.
This video contains excerpts from artist Evelyn Roth‘s wonderful “Woven in Time” from 1976. ©ÅÄÖ FONOGRAM
Laike is a one man project consisting of Swedish artist Christofer Ståhle who has played in several different bands for many years. His solo debut full-length “Långt från stadslivets dån” is available now on British label Les Cousins which has several reissues of Davy Graham‘s back catalog, and its bandcamp.
released February 27th, 2012
“Långt från stadslivets dån” (Far away from the noice of the city) was mostly recorded on the country side outside the town Lund where Christofer lives. The sources of inspiration are many but during the last years Christofer has been very much into British folk bands from the seventies like Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Pentangle. These type of songs have been combined with more rytmically driven songs. 2 years ago Christofer lived in Shanghai for 6 months and the improvisations you can here between some of the songs of the album were recorded in an oil cisterno of a Shanghai suburb. Right now Christofer is working on a new album.
The Amazing – Gone (Official Video)
Directed by Viktor Araskog. First video from the new the Amazing album “Gentle Stream,” follow-up to their 2009′s “The Amazing” and 2010′s mini album “Wait For A Light To Come.” Out now on Subliminal Sounds.
The Amazing has been known as a Swedish folk-rock-psych-pop-collective – headed by Reine Fiske (of Dungen) and singer-songwriter Christoffer Gunrup. The line-up completed by Fredrik Swahn, Alexis Benson and highly rated jazz musicians Moussa Fadera and Jonas Kullhammar. “Gentle Stream” was recorded in Stockholm.
Tape – The Wild Palms
‘The Wild Palms’ is taken from the 5th studio album “Revelationes” by Swedish Trio Tape, co-released from Immune Recordings with Häpna. It is their first since 2008’s “Luminarium” and the follow-up to their collaboration LP with Bill Wells.
Swedish trio Tape was formed in 2000 by brothers Andreas and Johan Berthling with Tomas Hallonsten. Taking cues both from pop, experimentalism, and minimalism their sound has become recognized internationally and is clearly something of its own. Their first album Opera was released on the Häpna imprint (which Johan is a co-owner of) in 2002. Working intuitive, all by themselves, they created mini symphonies out of electronic sounds paired with a stunning melodic lyricism. With an array of electronic and acoustic instruments at hand they have gone on to release three additional full length albums (Milieu, Rideau, and Luminarium). In 2006 they collaborated with Japanese duo Tenniscoats for their album Tan-Tan Therapy. The same year they recorded in Tokyo with Japanese quartet Minamo for the album Birds of a Feather. Tape have performed worldwide, playing shows in Japan, China, Taiwan, and tours of Europe and the US. Since Luminarium was released in 2008 the band have been diligently recording in their Summa Studio in Stockholm. The results of their labor is the new album “Revelationes”. (Immune Recordings)
Gender Loyalties is a indie pop/folk outfit from Gothenburg, Sweden, consisting of Karl Brandin (Vocals, Guitars, Mandolin), Jonathan Arvidsson (Guitars, Vocals, Bass), Anders Simonsson (Drums, Piano, Accordion, Backup Vocals), Hannes Hildor (Piano, Synths, Accordion, Backup Vocals).