London’s most celebrated Nordic-obsessed evening will feature hotly tipped Norwegian songbird ARY, atmospheric Danish production team PALACE WINTER, Iceland’s electro-pop duo EAST OF MY YOUTH and Finnish-born, Sweden-bred singer/songwriter/producer VENIOR.
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ARY | NORWAY
22-year old Norwegian artist Ary claims her own space among the vast landscapes of sound, vibe and shape. Her alluring voice thrives in a backdrop of booming beats and gripping synthesis, and her unique, electrifying live performances leave every crowd spellbound. Turning heads at this year’s Eurosonic & by:Larm, Ary is being named Norway’s hottest export this year. Her first single ‘Higher’ via Eskimo Recordings got A-listed by Norway’s biggest radio station NRK P3. Working through 100 new demos, she recently signed with Petroleum & Toothfairy with fresh releases to be announced in 2016.
>>Stream ‘Higher’ HERE
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PALACE WINTER | DENMARK
Palace Winter is a collaboration between Australian singer-songwriter Caspar Hesselager & Danish producer Carl Coleman. The duo bonded while sharing a tour bus for six weeks in Denmark when Caspar was playing synths for The Rumour Said Fire while Carl was opening. Following their 2015 self-titled EP and support slots for Jacco Gardner and Woods, Palace Winter will release their debut album Waiting for the World to Turn in June 2016.
>> Stream ‘Soft Machine’ HERE
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EAST OF MY YOUTH | ICELAND
Icelandic electro pop duo East of My Youth is Thelma Marín Jónsdóttir and Herdís Stefánsdóttir. Formed in May 2015 in Reykjavik, East of my Youth’s melodic, electronic pop draw from a wide range of influences, from classical and ambient music to hard-core techno and film scores. The band played Iceland Airwaves last November and appeared at SXSW in Austin and Sonar Reykjavik this past March. East of My Youth will release their debut EP in summer 2016.
>> Stream 'Only Lover' HERE
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VENIOR | FINLAND
Born in Finland, Venoir has spent recent years travelling the world from LA to Stockholm and Berlin to Helsinki, producing music and collaborating with songwriters and producers around the globe. Mixing electronic pop and hip hop with playful lyrics, Venior’s first single ‘Sugar Rush’ was included in Spotify Sweden’s Spotlight on 2016 campaign; the streaming service predicts big things to come from the 21-year old singer, songwriter and producer.
>> Watch – ‘Sugar Rush’ HERE