Articles tagged swedish

Norse Code: The Rise of Nordic Literature

Nordisk Books, a small, UK-based press, is behind the push of a Nordic literature revival. PopMatters talks with Duncan Lewis about taking the genre beyond the usual crime novels.

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21 Apr 2010 // 10:30 AM

The Electric Pop Group: Seconds

Erik Aamot doesn't mumble, but the wall of noise that he has to get through does the job of mumbling for him.

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18 Feb 2010 // 9:58 PM

Fredrik: Trilogi

Altogether a foresty sound.

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29 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Väsen: Väsen Street

The gravity of their playing gives each song a feeling of being presented or framed, as if on a stage, illuminated.

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26 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Pascal: Galgberget

Galgberget is nothing revolutionary, but it's full of heart and commitment.

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20 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Väsen: Linnaeus Väsen

The three string musicians are all as good as they were on Live in Japan, yet I like this album less.

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Hans Appelqvist: Sifantin Och Mörkret

A modest pragmatist's view of wonderment.

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The Chrysler: Cold War Classic

There is an endearing quality to the Chrysler's quiet folk rock. Sort of like a diet caffeine free version of Peter, Bjorn and John.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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