Taxi Taxi! is a swedish folk band started by the twins Miriam Eriksson Berhan and Johanna Eriksson Berhan who was born in 1990. If you like Tegan and Sara or Pil and Liv (posted earlier on this blog) You’ll definitely like Taxi Taxi!
jj are a band that release music through the Gothenburg-based independent label Sincerely Yours, which was founded by the Swedish pop group The Tough Alliance.The band consists of Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander.
Since the beginning in 2002 their brand has been originality in a style that grows out of world, punk and Nordic folk music and travels from the smallest pianissimo to wild and roaring parts. Afenginns homebrewed and unique style has been categorized as bastard-ethno, with a sigh of Nordic melancholy and a twist of cheerful madness.
The band Hjaltalín began as a one-act thing in the music scene of MH, a Reykjavík gymnasium (in 2004) that is renowned for harboring musicians. Things have evolved since then, personnel changed, and the band has actually changed course regarding musical styles in the meantime, although the band is certainly hard to categorize with influences ranging from modern indie rock to 60’s pop music to classical music.
Agent Fresco are an Icelandic “polyrythmic oddtime rock with jazz and funk influence” band formed in 2008 just weeks prior to competing in the Músíktilraunir (An Icelandic version of Battle of the Bands) which they won. They also won ‘best guitar’, ‘best drumming’ and ‘best bass playing’. Their first hit was LP was Lightbulb Universe which won a ‘Kraumur Award’.
The lead singer is Arnór Dan Arnársson (Previously with Rosa - the Danish progressive-rock act from Sorø). Vignir Rafn Hilmarsson plays the Electric Upright Bass, Hrafnkell Örn Guðjónsson, the Drums and Þórarinn Guðnason the Guitar and Piano
Named one of the ‘potentially biggest Danish upcoming acts’ by MTV Denmark, Tako Lako is a balkanic tour-de-force to be reckoned with. Their psychedelic mix of world genres and trashy gypsy tunes have swept away European audiences; and Serbian lead Ognjen Curcic is a law unto himself, as he takes you into Babylon and back again with no remorse.