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Video: Nadine Shah – ‘To Be A Young Man’

Ahead of her debut album, Love Your Dum and Mad, dropping next month on R&S/Apollo, smouldering Northeastern – via Norway and Pakistan – songstress Nadine Shah has unveiled the video for her latest single, ‘To Be A Young Man‘.

The accompanying clip for ‘To …



News: Slottsfjell Festival announces lineup

What better location for a music festival than a place where the sun never sets? Norway’s ancient town of Tønsberg is home to Slottsfjell, a laid back festival that boasts 24 hour sunshine and stunning scenery, overlooking Norway’s fjords.

The lineup for this year promises to be an eclectic mish …


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BOTW Moodboard: Young Dreams

We asked our current BOTW – Norway’s Young Dreams – to put together a moodboard for us detailing what goes into inspiring the melting pot that is their kaleidoscopic, orchestral-tinged indie rock. The result was interesting to say the least; ranging from neckties to butcher’s knives…

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BOTW Review: Young Dreams – Between Places

Anyone for a slice of Scandi-pop? Everyone knows that the Scandinavian scene is every bit as cool as its climate – and Young Dreams, who hail from Bergen, Norway, are hoping to be the next big thing to tempt your ear-buds.

Between Places definitely seems like an apt title …


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BOTW Interview: Young Dreams

With their debut album, Between Places, currently earning them rapturous reviews from countless pundits, we caught up with our BOTW, Norway’s Young Dreams, for a chat about their roots, dreams and visual identity.

PlanetNotion: First off, can you tell us a bit about yourselves? How did you guys



BOTW Video: Young Dreams – ‘First Day of Something’

Following on from their wonderful video for ‘Fog of War‘, which hit the Internet late last year, our current BOTW – Bergen-based orchestral-tinged, psychedelic indie-rock collective Young Dreams – recently released an equally intriguing clip for Between Places single ‘First Days of Something‘.

Opening in a …


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Issue 61 Extended Interview: Susanne Sundfør

New Music Editor Bronya Francis was won over by Susanne Sundfør when she went over to Norway to spend a day with the major label-signed songstress. Her dry humour, knowledge of music, passion, talent and strong appearance make her – well – the total opposite of boring, media-trained pop stars.



Interview: YADi

With her dark good looks and music that is a unique combination of her Algerian heritage and contemporary pop YADi, is definitely one to remember. Her EP, Guillotine (which was released on April 9, this year), includes rhythmic, tribal drum tracks as well as huge marching beats; yet with



Rain Without Pain: The SWIMS Charles Full Brogue

So you’ve probably noticed that Autumn is well and truly upon us. Our shorts are stored away, the scarves are back out and we’re layering like there’s no tomorrow. But we’re still trying to work out what works best for our feet in this transitional period. It’s definitely not quite …



Introducing: Bernhoft

It takes a special kind of artist to rack up almost three million YouTube views on a single track and still require an introducing piece to announce him to wider UK audiences. Therein though, lies the genius at the heart of Norway’s Bernhoft and his one-man sonic maelstrom. He’s been …