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Salem – Astronaut (2009)

It is nice to see a talented artist receive recognition, even if it is in one of the dullest forms of advertising. Car commercials are possibly the most repetitive line of advertisements on television, with it being difficult t...

Sailing the Pacific!

One Jens Lekman lyric that remains so humorously memorable to me was a line on “The Cold Swedish Winter” which remarked that many people have assumed his native Sweden to consist of nothing but “porn and gonorrhea”. Regardless ...


The Sacred Sailors Look to the West for Success

Most of us have grown accustomed to hearing a set standard in Swedish music over the past few years. Whether the typical Swedish artist delivers clean indie-rock like Peter Bjorn & John and The Concretes, lyrically exuberan...

Obscure Sound: Best of April 2007

Here is the second compilation, gathering the best tracks featured on this site in April. The previous compilation in March went over well so I hope you enjoy this one just as much. As usual, you can either download the songs i...


Salem Al Fakir Delivers More Swedish Irresistibility

As we move into an era where musical ingenuity appears limited at best, children labeled as “musical prodigies” are finding themselves in the most excruciating of situations. They appear to be the bright lights for ...