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Micah P. Hinson Presents The Holy Strangers

Micah P. Hinson Presents The Holy Strangers Building up to the release of his brand new long player is Micah P. Hinson. The upcoming album is scheduled for release 8th September 2017 with the title ‘Presents The Holy Strangers’. In continue →

Return For The Waterboys

Return For The Waterboys It’s been a longtime since Famous Last Words (FLW) has heard from The Waterboys but all that’s about to change as the band announce details of a new album and tour dates in Norway. The forthcoming album from continue →

Long Stretch Of Freedom For Ottar Johansen

Long Stretch Of Freedom For Ottar Johansen Country singing sensation Ottar “Big Hand” Johansen has released an exclusive summer single. The song ‘Long Stretch Of Freedom’ is a brand new track and one that was written with Austin Church (Jimmy Buffett, Lyle continue →

A Country/Soul Album From Bendik Brænne

A Country/Soul Album From Bendik Brænne Norwegian solo artist Bendik Brænne is ready to install the next chapter in his recording career with album number three, ‘The Last Great Country Swindle’. After being nominated on two occasions for the equivalent continue →

Orlando Bloom Is The Talk Of The Town

Orlando Bloom Is The Talk Of The Town The Harvey Steel show venture out with a brand new single, ‘Orlando Bloom’, and video accompaniment to provide the first taste of forthcoming album ‘Goodbye Earth’. Having entered our consciousness a couple continue →

A-11 & Bo Outlaw & The Twang Depot

Oslo Americana Sessions: A-11 & Bo Outlaw & The Twang Depot Performing a blend of traditional country with a heavy dash of Honky Tonk, A-11 will be performing a double headline show with fellow Norwegians, Bo Outlaw & The Twang continue →

Norwegian Country Singing Band!

Norwegian Country Singing Band! It’s not often that you hear a group of Norwegians singing country songs in their own dialect, but that’s exactly what you get when hearing the debut album by Roger Græsberg & Foreningen. The band is continue →

New Interview With Dingus

New Interview With Dingus Norway has a few alt-country bands and Dingus just happens to be one of them. Speaking for the entire band was Emil Kraugerud (vocals/guitar/piano) who talked about how the five-piece band got together, love of alt-country music continue →

The Life And Times Of A Singing Cowboy

The Life And Times Of A Singing Cowboy Spending some time together are two of Norway’s biggest country music stars Arne Benoni and Ottar Big Hand. With the duo having written and recorded a new album together, the country music continue →

Joana Serrat And A Cloudy Heart

 Joana Serrat And A Cloudy Heart Artist Joana Serrat celebrates her new video for ‘Cloudy Heart’, which has been directed by MANSON. The track for this latest video has been taken from Joana’s 2016 album ‘Cross The Verge’ and features continue →

Blake Morgan To End The Year On A High

Blake Morgan To End The Year On A High After performing an incredible number of live shows this year, 64 gigs over 42 weeks, the final performance from singer-songwriter, Blake Morgan, will be at Rockwood Music Hall storied Stage 3 continue →

Roger Græsberg & Foreningen New Single & Album

Roger Græsberg & Foreningen New Single & Album Roger Græsberg & Foreningen look to next year for the release of their debut album “Lyden av hjul”. The new album will be released in January (2017) via Safe & Sound Recordings. continue →

FLW Playlist

 

Nil and Void (Single)

This Sect (Sect Appeal Records)

This Sect continue their struggle against society’s ills with latest single Nil and Void, issued on fetching pink vinyl.

 

Lucky 7 (from album Black Aura)

Viper Arms (Concorde Music Company)

An exhilarating ride from Viper Arms that climaxes in a holler of, “You’ve got the lucky seven.” Just one such highlight from the band’s album Black Aura.

 

Brilliant Light

Danny & The Champions of the World (Loose Music)

Give ‘Brilliant Light’ time and the majority of these songs will definitely find a way to win over your heart because it’s what’s known in the industry as a real grower.

 

 

Dagan I Fingertuppan (Single)

Sigrun Loe Sparboe (Grappa)

A leftover from a previous album session,  Sigrun Loe Sparboe breathes new life into Dagan I Fingertuppan and delivers a very strong single full of determination yet cleverly masked by the sweetest of vocals.

 

Sounds Of The Street

The Ace Trio (Untitled)

A debut album that is rarer than hen’s teeth these days due to a limited run, The Ace Trio apply their own touches to a selection of covers and end up with a very fine album indeed.

 

Boxes

Matt Lande (Working Brilliantly)

Excellent second album from singer-songwriter Matt Lande who writes intelligent alt-pop records that inspire the senses and tug at the heartstrings.

 

Berry & Whythe (Single)

Siv Jakobsen (The Nordic Mellow)

Fresh single from Siv Jakobsen’s forthcoming album that allows the listener to be sitting adjacent the Norwegian singer-songwriter, such is the intimate nature and delivery of Berry & Whythe.

 

a – > b

(Eilean Records)

Tatsuro Kojima has been building up to this moment for some time, capturing the sounds of ‘a – > b’ and therefore providing his interpretaion of the finer details of life.

 

L.A. Sunset (Single)

The Crowleys (Bandcamp)

Glorious combination of shoegaze and psychedelic pop that ushers in The Crowleys’ debut single in some style.

 

Here Again

A Will Away (Triple Crown Records)

Full of melodic tunes and raw emotions, A Will Away extend their recorded output to a full album of punk and alternative rock.

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