A new clip from Danish pop artist Oh Land.
Artist: Oh Land
Here are the domestic winners of Gaffa Denmark's annual GAFFA-Prisen:
Album: Malk de Koijn - "Toback to the fromtime"
Band: Malk de Koijn
Female Artist: Oh Land
Male Artist: L.O.C.
Hit: Fallulah - "Out of it"
Music Video: Veto - "Am I awake or should I wake up" (dir: Rasmus Weng Karlsen)
Rock Album: Veto - "Everything Is Amplified"
Pop Album: Oh Land - "Oh Land"
Hip-hop Album: Malk de Koijn - "Toback to the fromtime"
Hard Rock Album: Hatesphere - "The great bludgeoning"
Electronic Album: Kato - "Discolized 2.0"
Go here for the full list: http://gaffa.dk/nyhed/55462
The semi-finalists for the 2011 Nordic Music Prize have been revealed:
Anna Ternheim - The night visitor
Jonathan Johansson - Klagomuren
Loney Dear - Hall music
The Field - Looping state of mind
Mattias Alkberg - Anarkist
Lykke Li - Wounded rhymes
Anna Järvinen - Anna själv tredje
Deportees - Islands & shores
Veronica Maggio - Satan i gatan
Goran Kajfes - X/Y
Larsen & Furious Jane - Dolly
Michael Møller - A Month of Unrequited Love
Oh Land - Oh Land
Mikael Simpson - Noget Laant, Noget Blaat
The Late Great Fitzcarraldos - The Late Great Fitzcarraldos
Malk De Koijn - Toback To The Fromtime
Iceage - New Brigade
Thulebasen - Gate 5
When Saints Go Machine - Konkylie
Hymns From Nineveh - Hymns From Nineveh
Von Hertzen Brothers - Stars Aligned
Röyhkä & Mattila - Kaksi lensi tuulen mukaan
22-Pistepirkko - Lime Green Delorean
French Films - Imaginary Future
Siinai - Olympic Games
Rubik - Solar
Regina - Soita mulle
Michael Monroe - Sensory Overdrive
Mirel Wagner - Mirel Wagner
Chisu - Kun valaistun
Sóley - We Sink
Lay Low - Brostinn strengur
Ham - Svik, harmur og dauði
Sin Fang - Summer Echoes
ADHD - ADHD2
FM Belfast - Don’t Want To Sleep
Gus Gus - Arabian Horse
Mugison - Haglél
Björk - Biophilia
Apparat Organ Quartet - Pólýfónía
Razika - Program ’91
Lars Vaular - Du betyr meg
Jonas Alaska - Jonas Alaska
Team Me - To The Treetops!
Ane Brun - It All Starts With One
Stein Torleif Bjella - Vonde Visu
120 Days - 120 Days II
Montée - Renditions Of You
John Olav Nilsen og Gjengen - Det nærmeste du kommer
Martin Hagfors - I like you
This list will eventually be culled down to a final 12 on December 1 before the winner is crowned on February 16.
theartsdesk reports on this year's SPOT Festival: http://www.theartsdesk.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=3797:the-arts-desk-in-aarhus-spot-festival&Itemid=29
Highlights for the UK-based author include Our Broken Garden, Oh Land, 4 Guys From the Future, Helsinki Poetry and one artist I particularly like, Hymns From Nineveh.
Danish/now-relocated-to-Brooklyn artist Oh Land will touring the US northeast as support for Mates of State:
09/22 - The Monkey House, Winooski, VT
09/24 - SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME
09/26 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
09/27 - The Met, Pawtucket, RI
09/29 - Webster Underground, Hartford, CT
Listen to some new sample tunes at SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/ohland
There's a couple new tracks from Danish electro/pop artist Oh Land streaming at myspace: http://www.myspace.com/ohlandmusic
Check out a video of Oh Land's summer exploits as she travels around the US and Europe, working on new music and so on: http://vimeo.com/8558666
Check out The Submarine Sessions, a new Danish multimedia site featuring pared-down live performances from a number of artists such as The Raveonettes, Oh Land, Cody, Baby Woodrose and more recorded in the belly of a submarine: http://www.submarinesessions.com/
Danish artist Oh Land has signed an international deal with Epic Records and will be travelling to the US later this month to begin work on her next album.
Check out the video for "Heavy eyes" from Danish artist Oh Land: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIG9w4wiKWU
Pretty much every single Danish act at SXSW will be performing together at a special "Danish Dynamite Dayparty" taking place on March 20 at the Inhouse Gallery from 1-7pm. The lineup: Slaraffenland, Choir of Young Believers, Efterklang, Murder, 18th Dye, Oh Land, Powersolo, Tina Dico, Snake And Jet's Amazing Bullit Band and The Wong Boys. I'm gonna go ahead and throw my hat into the ring and say that this looks like a can't-miss opportunity for any lover of (Scandinavian) music, so if you find yourself in Austin at SXSW, you know where to be.
Here are the nominees for many of the domestic categories of the Danish Music Awards:
Crushing Digits - Veto
Gør Det Selv - Sys Bjerre
Melankolia/XxxCouture - L.O.C.
This Is For The White In Your Eyes - Choir Of Young Believers
Til Rotterne, Til Kragerne, Til Hundene - Peter Sommer
Ane Trolle (Trolle//Siebenhaar)
Troels Abrahamsen (Veto)
Jannis Noya Makrigiannis (Choir Of Young Believers)
Choir Of Young Believers
Walkmand - Hej Matematik
Downtown Boys - Infernal
Ramt I Natten - Lizzie
Crucify My Heart - Private
Malene - Sys Bjerre
Head to Gaffa for the rest: http://gaffa.dk/nyhed/30806
Musikparlamentet, a new Danish music organization created to foster better communication within the industry, is holding their first open roundtable discussion/debate on the subject "Art vs. Business" on October 22 at Borups Koncertsal in Copenhagen. The panel will consist of Ole Dreyer (EMI Publishing), Henrik Böwadt (Nokia Music), Rune Kiowsky (IUM), Søren Balsner (Carpark North) with Henrik Marstal as moderator and the bands Oh Land and Boom Clap Bachelors providing post-discussion entertainment. More info at Bandbase: http://www.bandbase.dk/Blog/BagOmMusikbranchen/36126/Musikparlamentet-ny-debatforening-for-musik/ (in Danish)