Artist: Club 8

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Under the Radar top 50 albums

Scandinavians in Under the Radar's top 50 albums of 2010 list include Jónsi (#31), The Radio Dept. (#21) and Club 8 (#10):

Top tens for 2010: It's a Trap! Contributors

Under the Radar year-end surveys: The Mary Onettes, Club 8

The Mary Onettes and Club 8 both participated in Under the Radar's year-end artist survey feature.

Fraction Discs to reissue Happydeadmen debut

is doing a reissue of classic Swedish power/indiepop act Happydeadmen's debut album "Eleven pop songs" on the occasion of said album's 20th anniversary. The new edition will include new liner notes from label boss Ola Hermanson, the man who originally released the record, as well as Johan Angergård, who of course you should know from Acid House Kings/The Legends/Club 8/. More info and sample tunes at the website:

Club 8 - Closer now

are giving away a new mp3 from Club 8:
Look for "Closer now" to be released as a 7" single on November 23.

Johan Angergård blogs about JAMC for Under the Radar

Johan Angergård (Club 8/Acid House Kings/) blogs about The Jesus and Mary Chain for Under the Radar:

Labrador in the fall

Upcoming releases in the pipeline from :

November - The Radio Dept. - "Never follow suit" 12" EP
November - Acid House Kings - "Are we lovers or are we friends?" digital single
December - Club 8 - "Closer now" 7" single

Club 8 - Shape up!

is giving away the new Club 8 single "Shape up!" as a free download:

Preview "The people's record"

is streaming the new Club 8 album "The people's record" in its entirety:

Under the Radar on "The people's record"

Under the Radar reviews Club 8's newest release:

Pitchfork reviews Club 8

Pitchfork reviews the new Club 8 album "The people's record":

Club 8 - Western hospitality (video)

Club 8's video for their new single "Western hospitality" is now online:
Not sure why they password-protected it, but it's the name of the band, all lowercase with no spaces.

New Club 8 to get vinyl release

The new Club 8 album "The people's record" will be released on May 12 and in addition to CD and digital, will also be available in a limited edition vinyl run of 500 copies. Order via :

This week's chart

Here is the It's a Trap! listening group top 10 artists of the week, unique to our group:

01. The Radio Dept.
02. Beach House
03. Sambassadeur
04. Moto Boy
05. Jens Lekman
06. Håkan Hellström
07. Shout Out Louds
08. Jonathan Johansson
09. Yeasayer
10. Club 8

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The Sweet Serenades - Die young (video)

Swedish indie/pop act The Sweet Serenades have a video for their new single "Die young" (feat. guest vocals from Karolina Komstedt of Club 8):