NEW MUSIC: Nicky William – I Fell In Love With Her
Americana / Cosmic Country / Folk / New Music / Videos

NEW MUSIC: Nicky William – I Fell In Love With Her

Swedish songwriter Nicky William has released his new single ‘I Fell In Love With Her‘, a minimal swoon of a song that recalls deep-voiced favourites of ours such as Leonard Cohen and Bill Callahan. The gentle sway of the song is an intoxicating and rich sound, propelled by warm, melodic bass and towards the end … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Roscoe Parker Band – Hurt Me One More Time
Americana / Country / New Music / Stream

NEW MUSIC: Roscoe Parker Band – Hurt Me One More Time

Roscoe Parker Band were founded in 2018 by Rickard Beurling and his friend Joakim Paulsson. The two met as teenagers living in (in their words) the “shittiest city of Sweden” Mjölby. Rounding out the band are pedal steel player Roger Gustafsson, bass player Lars Söderberg and David Pärsson on keys. The single ‘Hurt Me One … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Marlene Oak – How Can I Move On
Americana / New Music / Soul / Stream

NEW MUSIC: Marlene Oak – How Can I Move On

We posted about Swedish songwriter Marlene Oak a few months ago when her song ‘Slip Away’ stopped us in our tracks. That song was an upbeat heart yet melancholic Americana track that was draped in gorgeous guitar and vocal hooks. ‘How Can I Move On’, from her new EP Silver Moon, changes the pace and details/laments … Continue reading

Album Reviews / Alt-Country / Americana / Folk / Indie Folk / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: Basko Believes ~ Melancholic Melodies

by Chris Familton Swedish songwriter Johan Örjansson is the latest in a strong line of Scandinavians who manage to dial into authentic interpretations of folk and Americana. First Aid Kit, The Tallest Man on Earth and Kings of Convenience among others have nailed the melodic richness and vocal sensitivities of folk music and Örjansson is … Continue reading