Scandinavian Indie Digest Vol.3 Issue #36 [The Scandinavian Indie]


Vol.3 #36

August 11th, 1996

There are 13 messages totalling 1063 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Sin's Selected News [03-Aug-96] 2. FWD: Philadelphia Music Conference 3. Motor Tour List _Update_ [06-Aug-96] 4. Luger Tour List _Update_ [06-Aug-96] (2) 5. Luger Tour List _Update_ [08-Aug-96] 6. Motor Tour List _Update_ [08-Aug-96] 7. Sin's Upcoming Music on the Radio [19-Aug-96] 8. Give Ear! Compilation CD 9. Sin's Upcoming Music on the TV [09-Aug-96] 10. Swedish Indie Tape 11. Roober Oivik from Estonia? 12. Finnish tape - here and gone --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 1996 03:52:11 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Sin's Selected News [03-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie SELECTED NEWS Scandinavian Indie August 3rd, 1996 by Erik Soderstrom ( "Remember where you heard it first" Contents: The Cardigans, Ceilidh, Cloudberry Jam, Fireside, Hipnose Records, Sandy Lyle, Soundfront, Stockholm Label Group, Trampolene, Trastocksfestival ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Cardigans - (Stockholm Records) were supposed to release their new single "Lovefool" on July 29th but it has been delayed until next week. The album "First Band On The Moon" is scheduled for release in Europe on September 9th, and shortly after that in the US and Japan - says Topp40 in their latest issue. They continue to list the band's merits so far with "Life". Apparently it has sold over 1,5 million copies worldwide. All singles has been on the UK Top 40, and "Carnival" was number 1 on Iceland and in Japan. Their new album was recorded at Tambourine Studios and produced by Tore Johanson. It will be released by Motor in Germany, Mercury in the US, Stockholm Label Group in Scandinavia and on Polydor in the rest of the world. If you want to see the band, here is their somewhat incomplete tour schedule gathered from Motor, Topp40 and Nicolas Moch (X = the whole month): 18/8 Chelmsford, V'96 Festival, UK 5/9 New York, Roseland, US 7/9 Toronto, Lee's Place, CANADA 5/10 Helsinki, FINLAND 7/10 Stockholm, Gino 8/10 Stockholm, Gino 10/10 Oslo, NORWAY 11/10 Gothenburg 12/10 Lund 13/10 Copenhagen, DENMARK 15/10 Berlin Huxley's, GERMANY 16/10 Hamburg, GERMANY 17/10 GERMANY -24/10 (cities, venues not decided yet) 25/10 Munich, GERMANY 9/11 UK -21/11 (cities, venues not decided yet) X/12 EUROPE (cities, venues not decided yet) X/1 JAPAN (cities, venues not decided yet) X/2 US (cities, venues not decided yet) X/3 US (cities, venues not decided yet) (Source: Topp40, Nicolas Moch, Motor Booking Agency) Ceilidh - the record company based in Linkoping will be no more after the upcoming compilation album release (this month). Label owner Ola Hermanson says that he is done with that part of his life, and wants to put his effort behind Trampolene Records and his biology work at the University. The compilation will be distributed by Amigo and Border. Watch this space for info on an exact release date soon. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Cloudberry Jam - (NONS) album "Another Moment Follows" has sold Gold in Sweden some time ago. Now they are following up their album with a "greatest hits" album to be released on Polygram (probably Trampolene). (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Fireside - (StartRec/American Recordings) has finally been given their own web pages on American Recordings web site. You ought to check them out right now for information, sound clips and whatnot! Fireside will be broadcasted *LIVE* from the last stop on the Lollapalooza tour in the US on August 4th via Internet (audio only). Their set time is 2:40 PM CA, 1:40 PM PST - which means 22:40 in Sweden this Sunday! Where to go? Well, take a look at: or, though be aware that swedish newspaper Expressen only listed the first one in yesterday's paper, so it might be wise to use the second one. After Fireside you will be able to hear Screaming Trees, Rancid, Soundgarden, Metallica and Ramones (doing their last gig ever). More Fireside: Graphic Audio, a US company will create an Electronic Press Kit for the band. The EPK is a film, basically, featuring live performance footage and interviews from their LA visit, where they played the Viper Room. It works like this. You go to the Graphic Audio website and quickly download (2 minutes) a video player. Then you can choose videos to watch from their site without having to download them. It's a new thing and it works somewhat like RealAudio, only this includes both sound and motion and is called VDOLive. You can find Graphic Audio at: The Fireside EPK is scheduled for August 15th. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Hipnose Records - is a record company in Finland where you can find bands like Homespun, Going Public and Sandbugs. If you have been a subscriber to Scandinavian Indie for a while, you have already heard of Homespun - a young and talented band from Kouvola, a small town in the backwoods of southern Finland with a sound that has been described (by Kimmo on the list) as "the best thing coming from Finland in the Sebadoh / Dinosaur Jr / Pavement / The Bear Quartet / slacker / loser-indie category!" On Hipnose, you cand find their four-track CD "Fabio Fitness And More". Going Public has released two albums "Ancient Heart" (on Gaga Goodies) and their latest one "Hooligan" on Hipnose. They have also released three 7" singles on Hipnose and one EP called "Emotionmotion" on Gaga Goodies. If the names Troggs, Magazine, Saints, Velvet Underground, Triffids etc. mean something to you, you ought to check this band out! Their homepage: Sandbugs is the label's next release, and is said to be better than Buffalo Tom! If all this sounds interesting contact: Timo Ranta or write to him at: T.Ranta, Viertolantie 14 C 22, 45 200 Kouvola, FINLAND. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Sandy Lyle - played for an audience of about 250 at Studion on July 12th (was anyone from the list there?). If one looked close enough one would also find that record company CNR Music was there to watch and listen. The gig went extremely well, and the band played both new and old songs including "Mr. Anderson" and "Lovely" for example, though in new and more guitar-rattling versions. An extra number was necessary, and for that, they had selected the Scandinavian Indie favorite "Dirge"! A new demo is in the making. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Soundfront - the record company based in Uppsala has filed their bankruptcy petition. On the label were bands like Face Down, Candysuck, Crawley and Buckshot O.D. What will happen to these bands will be decided when Roadrunner, who has got a option contract with the label, decides what bands they want to sign for the European and American markets. (Source: Topp40) Stockholm Label Group - will release a compilation album with among others The Cardigans, HappyDeadMen, Cloudberry Jam, Ray Wonder, Sonic Surf City, Speaker, Naked and Pineforest Crunch. The compilation is meant mostly for the Asian market. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Trampolene - news: The band Riviera is signed and ready to take over your ears in the near future. Sonic Surf City's latest album "Surf Don't Walk" is a success, and has climbed radio charts all summer. They are also ready for release in Asia (on Polydor). HappyDeadMen start to mix their new and upcoming album on August 20th. Naked are going on a worldwide tour, starting with Germany in September. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) Trastocksfestival - the swedish "Woodstock" this year in Skelleftea might have been the last festival ever! The police blaimed the organisers of the festival for the large amount of alcohol flooding outside the festival area (!) and Jocke and Affe (organisers) threatens to drop everything because they feel that they are doing their best and can not be held responsible for what happens outside the festival area. Newspaper "Norra Vasterbotten" printed an article where Jocke said that if there will be a festival next year, it will be a lot smaller and with Skelleftea-bands only. A meeting on August 13th where the Police, arrangers, social offices, cultural offices and others will hopefully shed some light on the question. (Source: Scandinavian Indie) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- All news always at: Quote the source, _and the link_, if Scandinavian Indie is the source! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 1996 03:51:49 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: FWD: Philadelphia Music Conference Just thought I'd forward this message I received the other day. It's probably only interesting to people in the US, but might also be interesting to not yet signed bands everywhere. Please note that this is an advertisment, but nothing I have been told to post or tell anyone about or getting paid for (that will never happen). I only post it because I think some people might find it interesting. If you are in any way offended by me posting this to the list, please let me know personally. //Erik ( Philadelphia Music Conference This year's PMC will be held from October 30 - November 2. There'll be 3 days of 45 panels and 4 nights of 400 showcases at 31 clubs around Philadelphia. In the last few years, 19 bands showcasing the PMC were signed to major labels. The PMC is the third-largest and fastest-growing conference in the country including all styles of commercial music, and it features rock, hip-hop, and acoustic music. Last year, 2,850 people attended during the day, and 20,000 participated in our nighttime showcases. It costs $15 to apply to showcase and $99 to register; those early-bird deadlines are valid until August 25. The event itself is at the Doubletree Hotel at Broad and Locust Streets. Our phone number is (215) 426-4109 and our e-mail is Also visit our new website at You can print out the registration form, showcase application, and marketing information there. If you give us your street address, we'll send you a brochure in the mail; for now, we've enclosed some more information below. Sincerely yours, Tony Parker Philadelphia Music Conference (215) 426-4109 ************** July 1, 1996 UPDATE (215) 426-4109 PMC Fact Sheet - 1996 PMC MOVES TO SPACIOUS DOUBLETREE HOTEL FOR 1996! Beautiful new facility with more room to accommodate our massive increase in registration The PMC Track Record Of Success The Philadelphia Music Conference was founded in 1992 as the first conference to bring together people interested in all styles of commercial music, with an emphasis on rock, hip-hop, and acoustic. Since then, the PMC has become the fastest-growing music conference in the country. Last year, our daytime attendance was a record 2,750 people, with an additional 15,000 at our nighttime events. This year, we've expanded to the beautiful Doubletree Hotel and will again be hosting over 40 different seminars and over 350 showcases all around the city. Since our inception, over nineteen bands that showcased at the PMC went on to sign major label deals. That's phenomenal. These artists include Anthrophobia (Mausoleum), Bahamadia (Chrysalis), Ben Arnold (Ruffhouse/Columbia), Divine Beings (Reprise), Echolyn (Epic), Emmet Swimming (Epic), G. Love and Special Sauce (Epic/Okeh), Greenberry Woods (Sire), Lauren Hart (Columbia), Idle Wilds (RCA), Lisa Loeb (Geffen), Keith Martin (Ruffhouse/Columbia), The Nixons (MCA), Pull My Daisy (Almo Sounds), The Roots (Geffen), Sojourn (Mercury), Solution a.d. (TAG/Atlantic), Task 4ource (A&M), and Wanderlust (RCA). Industry Presence The Philadelphia Music Conference is a major event on the calendars of people in the music business. The rapid growth of the conference has caught the attention of the industry as well as the media; in attendance are people from almost every major label and many independent labels. The conference receives considerable national and local press. Each year, the PMC features well over 200 outstanding speakers who are among the top names in the industry. In the past, we have hosted Phil Spector (legendary Producer, and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), Krist Novoselic (JAMPAC; former bass player for Nirvana), John Hampton (producer of the Gin Blossoms' multi-platinum New Miserable Experience), Jermaine Dupri (Producer of Kris Kross), Joe "The Butcher" Nicolo (co-owner, Ruffhouse Records), Michael Greene (President of NARAS, presenters of the Grammy Awards), Jonathan Poneman (Co-founder of Sub-Pop Records, the label that signed Nirvana and spawned Seattle's music scene), Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Michael Mauldin (Manager of Arrested Development), guitar hero Adrian Belew, and (Scraping) Foetus (Clint Ruin/Jim Thirwell), the producer and remixer for Nine Inch Nails and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Promotion Opportunities You can promote yourself by being on the PMC CD Compilation; taking out an ad in the PMC Directory; putting your materials in our goodie bag; and having an exhibition table at the event. Call (215) 426-4109 for information and discount packages. Panels Where You Can Learn About The Business The PMC's panels, in the words of the Philadelphia Inquirer, "tend toward question-and-answer sessions providing useful information." At the PMC 96, you can learn about: How to make money in the music business Attracting management and legal representation Traps and pitfalls in management, booking, and recording contracts Starting and running your own independent label Getting a publishing deal and maximizing royalties Hooking up with valuable distribution The facts about advances, options, and recoupment This is your opportunity to get some real advice which can make you money and direct your career. If you want a manager or attorney to look over a ask a producer about talk to a clubowner or agent about booking or touring...this is the place. And this year, we will continue the new interactive music clinics that we started last year. This is your opportunity to hear and interact with talented musicians talking about their craft. Networking Opportunities The PMC is about networking face-to-face with people who make things happen in the industry. What makes the PMC so special is that it has one-on-one sessions at which attendees can directly interact with presenters. You will have the opportunity to talk with people from all departments of major and independent record labels, producers, publishers, press, radio, agents, managers, and promoters - from the West and East coasts. This is where you'll really shmooze (and drink) with some of the top people in the industry. The PMC is an event which kicks careers into high gear. Ask the Idle Wilds - who got signed to RCA as a direct result of the conference and then met their producer, John Hampton (who produced the Gin Blossoms' multi-platinum CD) at the PMC. Ask G. Love and Special Sauce - who met their manager and producer at the conference and got their Epic record deal (and, subsequently, their Nike television ad) as a direct result of the PMC. Ask Top Dawgs, who showcased during the day at the conference, met a rep from Solar Records and got signed to a $1.5 million deal. If you're serious about meeting people in the business, then do something both effective and affordable - register yourself and your group to attend the Philadelphia Music Conference, so you can be there when the action happens, from October 30 - November 2. And bring your tapes to the PMC. This year we're having even more song evaluation sessions - where industry representatives will give you feedback on your work. This weekend, you can actually have your music heard by the people in the music business who make things happen. Showcase Application Unlike at other conferences, musicians who showcase at the PMC are selected by a panel of people in the music industry and media. We don't care if you're signed or unsigned - we want good music, and we leave the politics to city hall. All styles of original music will be judged on originality, songwriting, execution, and musicianship. Quality of production will not be a factor. Our goal is to continue our track record of 19 showcasing acts going on to sign major label deals. All tapes will be given a fair listen; in the past, people on the committee have called bands whose tapes they have liked and have even ended up working with some of those bands. To apply for a PMC showcase, you must include: 1. $15 entry fee (check or money order in US funds, drawn on a US bank and made payable to: Philadelphia Music Conference). Entries without entry fee will not be considered. 2. Cassette, CD, LP, or video 3. Press kit with biographical information and photo (if available) for each act submitted, and - 4. A separate sheet of paper with complete contact information, including all of the following: Name of artist/group; name of contact person; hometown (for listing); full address and ZIP/country code; phone (for PMC notification and also for listing); contact person; performing rights affiliation (ASCAP, BMI; SESAC; SOCAN; other; none); artist manager; and studio where demo was recorded, typed or printed. Make $15 check payable to "Philadelphia Music Conference" and mail to PMC Showcase Director, P.O. Box 29363, Philadelphia, PA 19125. Fees are non-refundable and submissions cannot be returned. All bands will be notified by mail by September 25. Deadline for showcase entry is AUGUST 23. Registration Rates and Deadlines If you act by August 23, you can take advantage of our special '96 introductory rate and save big money. For only $99 (a savings of $96 off our regular rate), you can get a ticket which will get you into all 3 days and 4 nights of the conference. The industry registration, which is only $135 (a savings of $90 off our regular rate), also includes extra networking opportunities, exclusive parties, and advanced seminars. This is the best music conference value in the country. And if you register by the deadline, you will also be listed in the PMC directory, distributed to all attendees. For this price at the early-bird rate, you can register your whole band and get three tickets to the PMC for the price of ONE admission to another conference. If you register your group, you will be able to attend more of our simultaneous panels and events, and you will have more opportunities for your group to be networking. The PMC is offering another special deal in addition to our low introductory rate: if you register three people or more, you can take another $10 off per person. You cannot go wrong at that price. PMC Registration rates & postmark deadlines: BASIC REGISTRATION: August 23 - $99 Introductory rate September 27 - $135 October 18 - $169 After October 18 and at the door - $195 INDUSTRY REGISTRATION (incl. extra networking parties, seminars): August 23 - $135 Introductory rate September 27 - $169 October 18 - $195 After October 18 and at the door - $225 Hotel Information: In 1994 and 1995, the PMC completely sold out the host hotel's sleeping rooms two months in advance of the event, so make your registrations now. Stay where the action is - while others are traveling, you'll be networking. This year, room prices at the Doubletree Hotel are available for only $109 (plus 13% tax). These exclusive rates are being offered only to registered delegates of the PMC; you must mention the Philadelphia Music Conference to receive this rate. Reserve your room today - call (215) 893-1600 to make reservations. THE PMC conference site is at the Doubletree Hotel, located at the corner of Broad and Locust Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107. From New Jersey or I-95, take 676 West, exit at the Broad Street Exit, and turn left onto 15th Street. Follow 15th Street to Pine Street (approximately 9 blocks) and make a left turn onto Pine Street. Follow Pine to Broad Street (1 block) and then make a left turn onto Broad Street. The hotel is on the right side one block up. Parking may be available in the Park America Garage adjacent to the hotel; current self-parking is $13/day for all hotel guests with in and out privileges, and $7/day for non-guests with no in and out privileges. Registration Schedule: PMC '96 will take place October 30-November 2. Showcases will begin the night of Wednesday, October 30, and panels will start on the morning of Thursday, October 31. Registration hours are: Wednesday, October 30 from 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM; Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1 from 10:00AM - 5:00 PM; and Saturday, November 2 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM in the PMC registration area at the Doubletree Hotel on Broad Street at Locust. YOU MUST BRING PERSONAL ID TO PICK UP YOUR REGISTRATION CREDENTIALS. NO EXCEPTIONS! For Further Information: Please contact us at (215) 426-4109 or, or visit our website at Hope to see you in October! ----------------------------- Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1996 01:19:03 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Motor Tour List _Update_ [06-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie Motor Tour List UPDATE Scandinavian Indie August 6th, 1996 by Erik S|derstr|m ( ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Anywhen *NEW* Roligan 27/9 Goteborg - Underground Bazooka! *NEW* Wea/Roligan 17/8 Goteborg - Underground 24/8 Eksjo - Spelverket Bob Hund Silence 10/8 Malmo - Festivalen New Date Brigade *NEW* Roligan 14/8 Goteborg - Nefertiti Candywheel *NEW* Roligan 13/9 Goteborg - Underground The Cardigans Stockholm Records 5/9 New York - Roseland New Date 7/9 Toronto - Lee's Place New Date Electric Eskimoes *NEW* Roligan/Wea 6/9 Goteborg - Underground Fivel *NEW* Nons rec. 4/10 Goteborg - Underground Gordon *NEW* Roligan 7/9 Goteborg - Underground LPC 16/8 Malmo - Festivalen New Date Liberator Burning Heart 13/8 Malmo - Festivalen New Date 9/10 Goteborg - Nefertiti New Date Naid *NEW* Beverage Rec. 6/8 Stockholm - Stockholm Water Festival Popsicle Telegram/Wea 24/8 Spelverket - Eksjo New Date Randy *NEW* Dolores 14/9 Goteborg - Underground Satanic Surfers Burning Heart 16/8 Malmo - Festivalen New Date Stonefunkers *NEW* Sonet 30/8 Uppsala - Sten Sture & Co Roffe Wikstrom *NEW* MNW 16/8 Stockholm - Tantolunden -------------------------------------------------------------------------- NON-SCANDINAVIAN: Mary Black (UK) *NEW* Communications 9/8 Stockholm - Water Festival The Bluetones (UK) *NEW* PolyGram 30/8 Kobenhavn - Loppen 31/8 Goteborg - Underground 2/9 Stockholm - Gino 3/9 Lund - Mejeriet Earthling (UK) *NEW* Emi 6/8 Stockholm - Water Festival Freak Power (UK) *NEW* PolyGram 21/11 Stockholm - Gino 23/11 Helsingfors - Old Student House 25/11 Oslo - Rockefeller 26/11 Lund - Mejeriet 27/11 Kobenhavn - Loppen 28/11 Arhus - Huset Angelique Kidjo (Benin) *NEW* PolyGram 6/8 Stockholm - Stockholm Water Festival Korn (US) Sony 21/8 Oslo - Rockefeller New Date Lush (UK) *NEW* MNW ILR special guest: Jack (UK) 30/10 Lund - Mejeriet 31/10 Stockholm - Gino Rocket From the Crypt (US) *NEW* Virgin 24/9 Stockholm - Gino 25/9 Malmo - KB Patti Smith (US) *NEW* BMG 9/8 Stockholm - Water Festival Throwing Muses (US) *NEW* MNW 19/9 Oslo - Rockefeller 20/9 Stockholm - Gino 22/9 Kobenhavn - Pumpehuset Weezer (US) Geffen/MCA 30/8 Lund - Mejeriet New Date ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The COMPLETE Motor Tour List can be found on the Scandinavian Indie WWW : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------- Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1996 01:18:35 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Luger Tour List _Update_ [06-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie Luger Tour List UPDATE Scandinavian Indie August 6th 1996 by Erik S|derstr|m ( ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- BREACH (S) - Burning Heart / MD *NEW* 10/8 Jacobstad (SF) Festivalen 17/8 Hammaro (S) FP DISMEMBER (S) - Nuclear Blast Records / House of Kicks *NEW* 9/8 Stockholm (S) Sergelscenen THE HELLACOPTERS - White Jazz/H.O.K. *NEW* 9/8 Stockholm (S) Sergelscenen 10/8 Emmaboda (S) Festivalen MINDJIVE (S) - Burning Heart / MD 16/8 Orebro (S) Gnallbaltsrocken New Date 24/8 Oslo Rock fest. (S) Gamlen New Date MONSTER (S) - Deaf & Dumb / Amigo 16/8 Orebro (S) Gnallbaltsrocken New Date REFUSED (S) - Startrec. / House Of Kicks *NEW* 9/8 Peine (D) Open Air Festival 10/8 Schwartzenberg (D) Endless Summer 11/8 Potsdam (D) Waschhaus 12/8 Spremberg (D) Erebos 13/8 Kassel (D) Spot 14/8 Schweinfurt (D) Schreinerei 15/8 Wangen (D) Tonne 16/8 Geneve (CH) Kabaret 17/8 Luzern (CH) Sedel 18/8 Stuttgart (D) Rohre 19/8 Esterhofen (D) Ballroom 20/8 Karlsruhe (D) JUZ 21/8 Saarbrucken (D) Garage 22/8 Lubeck (D) Treibsand 23/8 Salzgitter (D) Forellenhof 24/8 Dronten (NL) Lowlands Festival 25/8 London (UK) Brixton Academy 26/8 Stoke On Trent (UK) The Wheatsheaf 27/8 Manchester (UK) Jilly's Rockworld 28/8 Essen (D) Zeche Carl 29/8 Berlin (D) SO36 30/8 Leipzig (D) Konne Island 31/8 Meeuwen (B) Festival 1/9 Den Bosch (NL) Popwerk Festival 2/9 Bologna (I) Festival 3/9 Freiburg (D) Cafe Atlantic 4/9 Koln (D) Live Music Hall STARMARKET (S) - Dolores / MD 8/8 Stockholm (S) Sergelscenen New Date 16/8 Pitea (S) TBA New Date TEDDYBEARS STHLM (S) - MVG Records / MD 31/8 Ornskoldsvik (S) O-viksroran New Date 3/9 Stockholm (S) Kafe 44 New Date ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- BAD MANNERS (U.K.) - Dojo/Border *NEW* 8/11 Malmo (S) KB 9/11 Goteborg (S) Underground 10/11 Stockholm (S) Studion BARKMARKET (USA) - American Recordings/PIAS - MNW ILR 17/9 Uppsala (S) Kalmar Nation New Date 19/9 Goteborg (S) Underground New Date 23/9 Gavle (S) Cafe Q Date Changed JAMES CHANCE & THE CONTORTIONS (USA) - Enemy Records/Border 20/8 Stockholm (S) Jazzclub Fasching New Date 23/8 Oslo (N) Rebekka West New Date SUPERMODEL (UK) - Fire Records/Border *NEW* 8/8 Stockholm (S) Sergelscenen 9/8 Emmaboda (S) Festivalen TORTOISE (USA) - City Slang/Border 22/8 Goteborg (S) Underground New Date ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The COMPLETE Luger Tour List can be found on the Scandinavian Indie WWW : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------- Date: Wed, 7 Aug 96 08:48:56 +0200 From: (Ludvig Borgne) Subject: Luger Tour List _Update_ [06-Aug-96] > TORTOISE (USA) - City Slang/Border > 22/8 Goteborg (S) Underground New Date Still no Stockholm date? I sort of recall seeing a date for Gino somewhere, but I cannot remember where. Maybe I was just dreaming... :( /Ludde PS. Anyone who spent monday night in Stockholm without catching Glenn Branca at the Water festival Classic stage should regret it for the rest of their lives... PPS. And the same goes for those who missed Loosegoats' semi-unplugged gig at Lollipop. -------------------------- Date: Thu, 8 Aug 1996 00:58:45 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Luger Tour List _Update_ [08-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie Luger Tour List UPDATE Scandinavian Indie August 8th 1996 by Erik S|derstr|m ( ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- CLOUDBERRY JAM (S) - Nons / Border 13/8 Linkoping (S) Tradgardsforeningen New Date FIRESIDE (S) - Startrec/American Recordings - House of Kicks/BMG 21/8 Oslo (N) Rockefeller (w/RFTC) New Date 22/8 Malmo (S) KB New Date MINDJIVE (S) - Burning Heart / MD (w/TRACTOR (S)) 13/9 Uppsala (S) Kalmar Nation New Date 14/9 Stockholm (S) Studion New Date REFUSED (S) - Startrec. / House Of Kicks 24/8 Dronten (NL) Lowlands Festival Cancelled 31/8 Meeuwen (B) Festival Cancelled 1/9 Den Bosch (NL) Popwerk Festival Cancelled STARMARKET (S) - Dolores / MD 17/8 Gallivare (S) TBA New Date ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NON-SCANDINAVIAN: JAMES CHANCE & THE CONTORTIONS (USA) - Enemy Records/Border 22/8 Karlstad (S) Chili New Date NEFILIM (U.K.) - Beggars Banquet/MNW ILR *NEW* 1/10 Goteborg (S) Underground 2/10 Oslo (N) So What 3/10 Stockholm (S) Studion 6/10 Kopenhamn (DK) Pumpehuset ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The complete Luger Tour List can be found on the Scandinavian Indie WWW : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------ Date: Thu, 8 Aug 1996 00:59:10 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Motor Tour List _Update_ [08-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie Motor Tour List UPDATE Scandinavian Indie August 8th, 1996 by Erik Soderstrom ( ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Cardigans Stockholm Records 13/10 Kobenhavn - Pumpehuset New Date Millencolin Burning Heart 17/8 Schweitz - Winterhurfestival New Date Velvet Belly (N) BMG *NEW* 14/9 Kobenhavn - Cafe Rust --------------------------------------------------------------------------- NON-SCANDINAVIAN: 7 Year Bitch (US) Wea 30/8 Arhus - Huset Cancelled 31/8 Goteborg - Underground Cancelled 2/9 Stockholm - Kafe 44 Cancelled 4/9 Kobenhavn - Stengade 30 Cancelled Dodgy (UK) PolyGram *NEW* 19/9 Kobenhavn - Loppen Everclear (US) Emi 19/8 Stockholm - Studion New Venue Korn (US) Sony 21/8 Oslo - Rockefeller Cancelled Lamb (UK) PolyGram *NEW* special guest: Deepfried Toguma (DK) Plasma Rec. 23/8 Kobenhavn - Loppen Mike Flowers Pops (UK) PolyGram *NEW* 12/9 Arhus - Huset 13/9 Kobenhavn - tba N.Y. Noisefestival feat.Foetus, Barkmarket & Otis MNW/American Rec. *NEW* 13/9 Arhus - Huset 14/9 Kobenhavn - Loppen Suede (UK) Sony *NEW* 6/9 Arhus - Skandinavisk Kongresscenter ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- The complete Motor Tour List can be found on the Scandinavian Indie WWW : ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:13:00 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Sin's Upcoming Music on the Radio [19-Aug-96] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie MUSIC ON THE RADIO Scandinavian Indie August 19th -> August 25th Day Date Artist Recorded --- ----- --------------------------------- -------------------------------- Mon 19/8 Victoria Tolstoy Lule}, K}ren 30-Mar-96 Tue 20/8 Hoven Droven N{mforsen, Folkfest 02-Aug-96 Wed 21/8 tba Thu 22/8 Coca Carola, Archers of Loaf Arvika, Festival 20-Jul-96 Sun 25/8 Everfresh etc. Link|ping, Live This list covers the Swedish National Channel P3's "Live" - always at 21.03 (R) = Rerun ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- This list is also available on the Scandinavian Indie WWW pages at: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- //Erik ( ------------------------------ Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:14:08 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: re: Give Ear! Compilation CD On Tue, 23 Jul 1996, (Kimmo Saaskilahti) wrote: >> I am the only one to discover just how _great_ The Drowners are? Their song >> "Upside" on the compilation is _fantastic_! > > Nah, I don't think it is that excellent. And live they were > quite...well...nothing special, like second-rate Oasis-Teenage > FC-Manics, if I remember correctly. All this is only IMO of course... Hmm, "second rate" Oasis.. I just have to totally disagree with you there I'm afraid. That track is beautiful! >> But what happened to the Bear Quartet?! HELP! > > Well, I had a chat with Jari Haapalainen and among other things he > said that it's a remix of [some song that had appeared somewhere > previously, I forget which)]. So it is probably not what the next > album will sound like. For the trivia-minded, the song was remixed by > the same person(s) who did the "Freedom Fighters" remix for the > Blissful single "Factory Girl". Okay, so it was remixed by the same guy who did A Shrine's remixes as well. Then I can understand the whole thing, as his remixes of A Shrine were Goa Trance thingies! If you remember what song it was, please tell me - I can't make it out! > The two tracks that I have been playing from this comp since my return > are the Backfish one (they rule!) I'm not going to say "I told you so". :-) > and the Blissful track which is much better than anything on the > "Am I A Wreck?" EP. Does anybody know if this song was recorded after > that EP or is it just an out-take from earlier sessions? I am hoping > for the former case, as the said EP did not strike me as great as their > previous releases. Well, no. It is a new recording (Jocke said that all tracks were new recordings when I talked to him), though if the Bear Quartet track is a remix of a previously released song - I can't really say... > There is some other decent stuff on the disc, so I can recommend it to > anybody who wants to check out especially some of the newer signings > to West Side. Hear hear! It's worth every SEK, just for the Backfish, Drowners and Popundret songs! //Erik ( ----------------------------- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:13:32 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Sin's Upcoming Music on the TV [09-Aug-96] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scandinavian Indie MUSIC ON THE TV Scandinavian Indie August 9th -> August 15th Day Date Artist/What TV Program Channel Time --- ----- ---------------------- ------------------- ----------- ----- Fri 9/8 Oasis On Tour in the US MTV Europe 08.30 Jag Peter Jag Peter ZTV 22.20 Sat 10/8 Oasis On Tour in the US MTV Europe 10.00 R Tv Stockholm Weekend Tv Stockholm TV 4 15.15 Oasis Live from Knebworth MTV Europe 19.00 The Cranberries Saturday Night Live ZTV 20.00 R The Cranberries Unplugged MTV Europe 23.00 R Cardigans-Nina Sen Kv{ll Med Luuk TV 4 23.40 R The Cure Artistspecial ZTV 00.30 R Sun 11/8 Popsicle, PFC etc. Festivalsommar 1 SVT 2 21.15 Leningrad Cowboys Festivalsommar 2 SVT 2 23.05 Mon 12/8 Oasis Knebworth Story MTV Europe 22.00 Tue 13/8 Depeche Mode Rockumentary MTV Europe 08.30 R Alternative Nation Alternative Nation MTV Europe 00.00 Wed 14/8 The Cranberries Unplugged MTV Europe 00.00 R Thu 15/8 Live at Popkomm Live at Popkomm MTV Europe 20.30 R = Rerun ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This list is also available on the Scandinavian Indie WWW pages at: ----------------------------------------------------------------------- //Erik ( ------------------------------ Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:14:27 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: re: Swedish Indie Tape On 23 Jul 1996, (Elin Olson) wrote: > I think it's time I say something about that tape I got some weeks ago, the > Swedish tape I mean. I definitely think you're right about that! ;-) > I've been listening to it almost constantly since, and I think that whenever > I hear one of these songs in the future I will think about this summer. I have changed someone's life! I have changed someone's life! Er.. well I mean "WE" there actually - as all of us voted on what should be on the tape. > I love that Fidget song Can't do anything but agree! They are amazing! > and for your information I can say that they will play at 14.00 this Friday, > Scen 2, Lollipop (it couldn't be elsewhere). Did anyone see their 18 minute performance?! I missed it by about 3 hours! > I can't mention all my favourites, 'cause then it would be a list of almost > all songs. But Popundret I really like, and the lyrics to Puffin's Hard to > quit I really can relate to. Not that I sit by the computer playing games all > day but I sit here and can't seem to move, it's like glue on the chair > somehow. That's exactly what I feel as well, for both of them! Popundret have several songs that have made big impressions on me - not only on their "Montmartre 15 40" CD, but also on the latest West Side compilation CD! And the lyrics to Puffin's "Hard To Quit" really hits the nail on its head, at least for me, even though I am not sitting by the computer playing games all day either (I actually answer my e-mail all day ;-)) I can even relate the lyrics to smoking cigarettes as well by the way... > There are more things to be said about the tape, and all these songs. > Just not right now, I have to paint my Lollipop t-shirt now and it's such > lovely weather, so, well, bye. I'm sad we never met at Lollipop.. we should have made plans. Better plans. Oh well, we'll all be at the Mojave 3 gig in October anyway, right!? Or Lush? Or The Cardigans? Hell, I know we're all going to meet some day! Right? //Erik ( ----------------------------- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:15:03 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Roober Oivik from Estonia? Regarding music from them Baltic countries - we're having a disucssion on the Slowdive/Mojave 3 mailing list right now about a band from Estonia called "Roober Oivik" - apparently they have released an album on a _Swedish_ label in 1993 !? Anyone know anything about this - PLEASE let me know! ----------------------------------------------------- Here's the info from the Slowdive/Mojave 3 mailing list: * They did a Peel session in (I think) summer 1993. They made it to the * UK by catching a bus from Tallinn to Warsaw, waiting overnight at the * bus station there then proceeding across the continent... all on the * stlg150 each BBC session fee. I believe they stayed with Peel while in * England. * * Peel also met with them and did an interview when he took his show into * Eastern Europe for a couple of weeks in 1994. As he had previously claimed to * listeners they seemed like really nice kids (unemployed or students I * think.) * * Now - the music. I taped the session, and probably also one or two * other tracks Peel played at the above times (I tend to miss the show due * to its dreadful scheduling these days, so don't know if he's featured * them more recently.) I can't really remember what it sounds like, but * probably much closer to conventional indie rock than MBV, though fairly * good; almost certainly not much like Slowdive. * I'll dig out the tape and report back. * * Releases - I know they released an album on a Swedish label in '93. And * don't put any stock on this, but they may have switched to a domestic * label the following year. --------------------------------- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 02:12:23 +0200 (MET DST) From: Subject: Finnish tape - here and gone Hey! Got the finnish tape today - added Johan Jeppsson to the list - copied the tape - and sent it off to Johan Helmstad a few minutes ago. All in one day! Do I hear "cheers mate"? :-) First and extremely short impressions - Kitchen Sink: like it. Pansies: umm, I missed it! Super: well, you know what I think already. Supperheads: happy thing. Love Handles: I like noisy pop. Aknestik: kinda folky isn't it? Shadowplay: wow, love it! amazing trumpet! Candy Darling: vocals - no thanks! Spam: okay song, poppy, easy and light. Annel Nieiddat: acoustic thing. Laika & The Cosmonauts: instrumental pause. Good Evening Manchester: Cool. 22 Pistepirkko: Beautiful! Yay! Hurray! Cessna: The Bear Quartet song! Soon: nice, male pop guitarsters... Jimi Tenor: Can you say "jazz"? Swellheads: where's Robert Smith?? Fridge: dirty rockers rock Coo: Tim Burgess went to Finland! Larry & The Lefthanded: NOISY! Noitalinna Huraa!: organs are fun, right? Dog Eat Dog: I really don't know The Bee Meeting: Beatles harmonica... Thee Ultra Bimboos: Fuzzy guitars Circle: Speedy and swirly. Deep Turtle: Slap bass & chaos Poverty Stinks: Pop in its purest form. Dada Girl: YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!! //Erik ( ----------------------------- End of SI Digest #3.36 **********************
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