acoustic · nyckelharpa · Scandinavian · viola · world

Väsen Street (MP3)

Swedish folk supergroup Väsen will release Väsen Street (NorthSide) on August 18, 2009. Olov Johansson (nyckelharpa), Roger Tallroth (guitar) and Mikael Marin (viola) have toured together for 20 years and are celebrating the milestone with this new recording. The repertoire here consists of newly composed material, old Väsen favorites not recorded earlier, and some traditional… Continue reading Väsen Street (MP3)

acoustic · Scandinavian · world

Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers (MP3)

This past weekend was my Annual Desktop Clearance, and what do you think I found buried deep amid the soggy beer coasters, coffee-stained music store receipts, and fuzzy spiders? The three-track demo CD from the Boston-based neo-trad fiddle outfit that calls itself Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers, which I had picked up almost a… Continue reading Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers (MP3)