Whoa, time flies. As becomes extra obvious when it’s time (all the time!) for another episode of this little series.
This is what the third Week That Was was:
jj’s ‘no one can touch us tonight‘
Gothenburg duo jj pushed back the release of their new album, jj no4, but gave us two two brand new songs to ease the wait. You can download them from the Sincerely Yours site for free or you can order one of the 10 CD copies they have made, each with a unique sleeve handmade by the band and Malin Bernalt.
The physical release will set you back though, €100 / 1000 SEK to be precise.
Team Rockit 7″
The same label also put out a 7″ by new signing Team Rockit. Team Rockit is produced by the male half of above-mentioned jj and I can’t decide if it’s despite of or because it is rap in Swedish on top of a euro beat that it sounds so very Sincerely Yours… Download the songs for free here.
Loney Dear shared this very pretty “liveish version from forthcoming album summer/fall 2011″.
Check out this beautiful video for Stockholm duo I Break Horses song Hearts. The video is directed by Alex Southam, the band is signed to Bella Union and to quote the band, their album is coming out “sometime around summer”…
On the subject of videos, Picture “works as a truck operator in a liquor store” and this video, by Sebastian Rozenberg, is for the song Heaven 7. You can get the mp3 here.
Sebastian Rozenberg also did the above video for Testbild’s song Kattsand which is taken from the new, their sixth, album, Barrikad, which comes out on May 28 on Kalligrammofon.
In case you missed the last paragraph in my previous post, here comes the last in this one:
Another fine Swedish label, Häpna, has just put out the first album by Ohayo, a band that consists of some of Sweden’s finest musicians (in my humble opinion). Order it from their site (and read more about them) or have a listen to The State We’re In on Spotify.