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Amigo Musik, Sweden
One of the key labels for Swedish folk and new acoustic music, as well as some jazz, avant garde and world music.
Vagen in (The Way In) - Mats Eden + Tina Quartey
Vägen in presents fiddler Mats Edén and percussionist Tina Quartey in a stunning duet debut. Mats' life-long Värmland traditions and his new interest in neighboring Norwegian melodies is a remarkably intuitive fit for Tina's explorations in Afro-Cuban and Brazilian percussion. With their backgrounds in groundbreaking ensembles like Frifot, Groupa and Filarfolket, it is no surprise that what they deliver is innovative music, challenging and yet deeply rooted in tradition.
Struling - Mats Eden
The great Varmland fiddler's first solo recording. It features lots of great solo fiddling from Eden (and a bit of accordion, too), plus ensemble work with a then-as-now all-star cast of musicians: Tina Johansson, Ellika Frisell, Rickard Astrom and Stefan Ekedahl offering percussion, violin, piano and cello. The music runs from strict traditional Swedish tunes to a tribute to Gambian musician Alagi M'Bye. This was cutting edge when it was made, and it is still unique and powerful music all these years later.
Den overste Toppen - Spunk
Avant garde? Ambient noise? Gentle musical mayhem? Words fail.
Orustlater - Goran Premberg
The island of Orust in Bohuslan has a rich tradition of fiddlers and many associations with the British Isles. Goran Premberg has taken this as his starting point on his first solo album, which is entirely devoted to tunes from Orust. The CD is dedicated to David Andersson (1904-1994) with whom Goran managed to spend a few musical summers.
Top Quality Bones And A Little Terrorist - Britta Persson
A curious Swedish pop recording (sung in English) by a unique voice with a unusual song writing style. She accompanied by a mostly acoustic ensemble that is equally comfortable with rock, pop and jazz.
Once Around - Emil Strandberg, Jonas Ostholm
piano and trumpet
Luma - Oddjob
Siberia - Krantz
Sana som vi - Dan Berglund
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