All posts tagged: Copenhagen

ColoRising Interview with Stina Stjern

Stina Stjern defines the very idea of versatility. The Norwegian-born singer and musician creates cinematic and dreamy soundscapes that is lifted with imaginative songwriting all carried through her tender vocals.

Whilst Stina Stjern’s music can be described as an intersection of pop and indie, her rich background includes her classically trained jazz education, her tenure in the experimental Norwegian rock band Quintrophenia, as well as being a member of the all-female punk meets riot rock band Supervixen. Having pushed boundaries with both groups, Stjern’ amalgamation of sound as solo artist was born after a move to Copenhagen where she recorded her self-titled EP, a blend of intricate pop, folk and rock.

Nelson Can ‘Downtown’ Video

Danish trio Nelson Can has released their extremely impressive ‘EP3’, which is out via Alcopop Records. Aside from us having already played it countless times, one of the top tracks on the EP is their tune ‘Downtown’. They have now released a video for the cut. Shot by Jakob Sleiborg and edited by MAGMA CPH, the visuals feature the girls performing the song with the entire video shaded in red. You can watch ‘Downtown’ below.

Lydmor’s ‘Helium High’ is Overly Infectious

For the past five years Danish singer Jenny Rossander aka Lydmor has been a rising force, dropping her 2012 LP ‘A Pile of Empty Tapes’, 2015’s ‘Y’, as well as her Bon Homme collaboration album ‘Seven Dreams Of Fire’. Continuing to blaze trails, Lydmore returns with her latest single ‘Helium High’ featuring Mathola. Dark and steamy, the slow-burning, bouncy tune finds Lydmor completely in boss mode, sprinkling punchy attitude over the track and definitely owning it. ‘Helium High’ is currently out now via hfn.

Nelson Can Celebrate the Holiday Spirit with ‘On Christmas Night’

In all honesty, we’re not big on Christmas songs. In fact, it would be safe to say that the majority of the times we despise them. However, Danish outfit Nelson Can have probably recorded one of the most exciting X-mas tracks that we’ve heard in a long time. Packed with a dark edge yet optimistic lyrics, musically the tune is quite epic as it shakes with thundering production. Regarding the song, Nelson Can mentioned: “The song is about Christmas from a Scandinavian point of view. The Read more […]

KING ‘Only U’ Video

Danish singer KING unveils the video for her single ‘Only U’. Directed by Glashier, you can find the Copenhagen-based artist along with her bad girl crew in a hotel room with someone tied up, eventually dumping the body in the boot of a car. Other scenes display KING with a rabbit on a leash, maybe not looking as fierce as a rottweiler but definitely getting his profile on. The song itself is produced by Peter Yushichi St James and Christian Nilsson. Have a look. Read more […]

First Hate ‘A Prayer For The Unemployed’ Video

Copenhagen-based duo First Hate have shared visuals for their single ‘A Prayer For The Unemployed’. Directed by Anton Falck, the dreamy video depicts a tale of love beginning with a woman sitting unhappily by a pond. Suddenly a guy riding a horse pulls up, and the journey begins. The pair showers each other with affection whilst kindly wearing matching First Hate attire. ‘A Prayer For The Unemployed’ is taken from First Hate’s debut album boasting the same title, out now on Escho Records. Read more […]

Nelson Can ‘Stonewall Frank’ Video

Danish band Nelson Can have shared the video for their single ‘Stonewall Frank’. Now in all honesty, there isn’t really much going on in the vid besides the girls sitting on steps nodding their heads to the track. Whilst there may not be much action in the visual department, the song itself is quite amazing and energetic. The track is taken from Nelson Can’s ‘EP3’ EP out now on Alcopop! Records. Check it out.

Jenny Hval ‘The Great Undressing’ Video (NSFW)

Norwegian artist Jenny Hval has never been one to take a conventional approach to music or the accompanying visuals. Having released her acclaimed ‘Blood Bitch’ album in 2016, she now unveils the video for the song ‘The Great Undressing’. Definitely not something that you want to watch at work, the vid revolves around a woman who goes through her normal life in the nude. This includes doing random things like biking, clubbing, attending birthday parties and just having a bite to eat at a local take away.

Listen to Nelson Can’s Haunting Track ‘Downtown’

Somewhere between the sounds of post-punk, indie and garage rock sit the Danish band Nelson Can. Dropping their self-titled EP in January of 2012, the group went on to hammer out a slew of records including their single ‘Troublemaker’, the 5-song bit ‘EP2’ and their 2014 full-length ‘Now Is Your Time To Deliver’. Whilst Nelson Can’s music has a haunting lift to it, they’re undeniable Scandinavian cool makes them a truly remarkable trio hailing from the region.