New Music: The Products

Don’t play this video if you’ve just had your dinner!

This is filthy but I love it and it’s sure to go viral quicker than you can say ‘gonorrhea’. It’s by Norwegian duo ‘The Products’. Check out here.

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Win tickets to see Dry The River!

You can catch Dry The River at the next Energy Session (sponsored by Relentless Energy Drink) which is taking place at the Garage, Islington on the 15th of April and hosted by the guys at Time Out Live.

The Anglo/Norwegian four piece are on the cusp of great things, with an up-coming Shepherds Bush Empire gig in the offing and their debut album, Shallow Bed, set to drop in early March with their blend of emotion and musicality.

We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader. All you need to do is email alfitudecomps@gmail.com with ‘Dry The River’ on the subject line, and we’ll pick a winner on Thursday 12th April 2012 and contact you.

Otherwise, tickets are available at £5 from the Garage’s website.

New Music: Margaret Berger

This is very classy pop from Norway. It won’t be a hit on the radio without a big remix but it’s worth listening to. Check out here.

Free Download: Team Me ‘Show Me’

I mentioned this track a couple of weeks ago and it’s one of my fave tracks from the month. Now Team Me have gone and given it as a free download- woo!

MP3: Team Me – Show Me

First Watch: Team Me ‘Show Me’

My favourite Norwegian indie band have debuted a new music video and it’s as cute as the track. So wonderfully uplifting and anthemic.

Free Download: Team Me ‘With My Hands Covering Both of My Eyes I Am Too Scared To Have a Look At You Now’

That really is the title to this free download from Norway’s ‘Team Me‘. I must admit this took me a couple of listens to get in to but I would describe it as indie pop with a breezy vibe that you get out of these Scandinavian bands. Sounds sort of magical in a weird, indescribable way.

MP3: Team Me – With My Hands Covering Both of My Eyes I Am Too Scared to Have a Look At You Now

New Music: Lemâitre

I see this as the new Röyksopp. Sweetly addictive Norwegian electropop. Check out here

New Music: Young Dreams

Hailing from Norway, this is cute indie pop. Check out here.

New Music: Bernhoft

Bernhoft is one of those ‘one-man-band’ types from Oslo who’s able to sound a whole song using his voice. It’s nothing short of amazing when I hear stuff like this. Check out here.

New Music: Frost

Norwegian duo Frost make cool synth-pop with analogue warmth, and songs about life, love and changing the world.  ‘The Woods’ is released on October 17th via FrostWorld Recordings. Check out here.

New Music: HandS

This Norwegian pop duo have made a massive splash on the web with this track. It’s like a mix of all the sounds that made Scandinavian music so huge across the world. Absolutely love love love this. Check out here.

New Music: Eric Ness

I think this will be love or hate, but it’s definitely a grower if you give it a chance- the video is really bizarre but I guess it compliments Norwegian Eric Ness’ ragged, jazzy, big-band vibe with a bit of pop on the side. Check out here.

First Listen: Blackroom ‘Control’

I mentioned this Norwegian group some time ago and this is their new single. I don’t think you can find any flaws in this perfect piece or electropop with a big throwback to trip hop.

Free Download: Ten tracks by Ungdomskulen

Norwegian trio Ungdomskulen are back with ten free tracks – part of a new campaign they’re calling GIMME TEN, the band are releasing 10 one-minute tracks for free, every Monday and Friday, until June 3rd. From June 6th the tracks will be available as a vinyl mini LP. Each track has a video to accompany it, courtesy of Berlin based arts collective Blank Blank. Watch it all unfold here