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INTRODUCING THE FUTURE OF ROCK’N’ROLL – BLACK TRIP

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The idea for Black Trip goes back all the way to 2003. Black Trip has created a big media stir in their native Sweden, and this before their debut album has even been released!
Peter Stjärnvind, a veteran of the Swedish metal scene, and a former drummer for (amongst others) Entombed, Nifelheim and… Read more...

PREVIEW – MUSIC VIDEO FOR CURRENT SWELL’S UPCOMING RELEASE

Current Swell won’t be releasing their forthcoming album ‘Long Time Ago’ for another three months or so, but we are so excited about this that we feel it’s only fair to give you a sneak peak of what’s to come!

These Canadian darlings play roots rock from the heart – exactly the type of vibe we need up north during these darker times of the year.

From their forth album we present to you ‘Too Cold’

The album will be available for Scandinavia in early May. Read more...

SCANDICANA RELEASES

 

Welcome to Playground Music Scandinavia page. We have many great singer-songwriters who do their version of Americana which we like to call Scandicana!

Below you can chose to go direct to the artist website and like them on facebook. In addition you can go to Itunes to download their music.

SOFIE LIVEBRANT           LENA SWANBERG           LARS BYGDÉN… Read more...

Meet Mariam The Believer

MARIAM THE BELIEVER - PRESSPHOTO

Photo: Klara Källström och Thobias Fäldt

Mariam The Believer is the nom de guerre that Mariam Wallentin, the singer from the duo Wildbirds & Peacedrums, has chosen for herself. In this solo adventure Wallentin leaves the mix of minimalistic blues, pop and rock impro that has been the characteristic of Wildbirds & Peacedrums behind, and steps down into a dark hole filled with vibrant creativity.
An oriental ambience fuses with the warm silhouettes of experimental pop and unpolished soul in a way that nourishes both body and mind.

The String of Everything” is the first single from Mariam The Believers debut ”Blood Donation” (Repeat Until Death) ; it is a slow wave of pure energy – unfiltered, melodic and direct. Combine Alice Coltrane, PJ Harvey and Grace Slick and slowly spread that aura over the surrounding world. Read more...

KATIE MELUA releases special edition of Secret Symphony Oct 29th via Playground Music

KATIE MELUA - SECRET SYMPHONY

To round off a wonderful year Katie Melua releases a Special Edition of her fifth studio album ‘Secret Symphony’. In addition to the four bonus tracks accompanying the original album, this collection includes a second CD of live tracks recorded in Berlin with the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg.

Katie’s distinctive vocal breathes new life into the bonus tracks, songs made famous by Randy Newman (‘Feels Like Home’), Elvis Presley (‘Love Me Tender’), Roy Orbison (‘It’s Over’) and Bonnie Raitt (‘Too Long At The Fair’). Arranged and produced by Mike Batt, Katie is accompanied by the Secret Symphony Orchestra. Click the links to hear the songs. Read more...