Listen: Summer Heart – ‘The Forbidden’

Last year we played some tracks by Malmo-based group Summer Heart and basically got a little blown away by their ethereal yet vibrant guitars and Indian Summer vibes. It was the end of the summer, for the record, so it seemed pretty apt. The band, masterminded by David Alexander, are pretty prolific, releasing a string of…

Listen: Oracle North – ‘Underzone’

With a heady mix of Krautrock, industrialism and something of an aggressive attitude, Swedish quartet Oracle North created one of the underground post-punk records of 2015 in their EP Communion. Less than 12 months later they’re back for more, and are no less confrontational, releasing their latest high-octane single. ‘Underzone’ starts with some electronic bleeps…

Listen: The Hanged Man – ‘Invincible Trees’

Former guitarist of bounce-pop outfit Those Dancing Days and bassist in Vulkano Rebeka Rolfart released her debut EP under the name The Hanged Man more than a year and a half ago. For those of us searching once again for the darkness that permeated her introspective solo project, she’s thankfully back with another small collection,…

News… jj Give Away New Song ‘Paranoid’

Image: Malin Bernalt Swedish dreampoppers jj have been slowly releasing a steady stream of tracks over the past couple of months, many of which have been free gifts to their fans. Over the Christmas period they shared their latest endeavour, ‘Paranoid.’ It’s a lo-fi track that’s cushioned by feathery synths and druggy dance synth vibes…

News… Agent Blå Share New Track ‘Strand’

Image: Emil Argell I wouldn’t say the team behind Notes On Sounds were old by any means but when you come across a band like indie pop band Agent Blå you kind of start to feel like you might be a bit past it. The various members of Agent Blå are all aged between 16…

News… Swim Share Their Latest Track ‘Lying To You’

This is no joke. It may have only been a mere 19 days since Malmo duo Swim shared their beautiful slice of synthpop ‘Next To Me’ but they’ve already followed it up with something equally as glorious, in the shape of the chopped and skewed ‘Lying To You’. Erika said of the track: “‘Lying To…

News… Francis Share New Single ‘Horses’

Image:  Sofia Stolpe For anyone looking to fill a void left by the bubblegum lo-fi indie of Alvvays, perhaps a gaze in the opposite direction is needed. Swedish quintet Francis have been plying their trade for nearly a decade in their homeland but so far haven’t managed to break too far out of Scandanavia. But…