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MATHIAS ENGWALL is no stranger to these pages, though a relative newcomer; based in Gothenburg, he’s enthralled, like so many of us, by the heady twin rushes of dreampop and shoegaze, his particular vision of which he introduced us to in November gone with “Reverie Neverending”, a lovely slice of ‘gazey pop with a little …

Today, Gothenburg-via-Texas duo Routine Death, comprised of Lisa and Dustin Zozaya, are announcing their second album 2 Weeks To Four Months and BSM brings you the premiere of the first single. Due for release on 19 October on Fuzz Club, the album fuses shoegazey psych-pop and lo-fi electronics to create something that’s at times mesmerising …

Not magic, but Dead Magic is what Gothenburg born musician has focused on in her new (fourth) album, out tomorrow (2nd March) via City Slang. The title suggests the paradox chosen by Anna von Hausswolff – opening the doors to disturbance and anxiety,the idea  that somehow things which created such wonder and imagination are dying, …

If you’ve been listening to the radio at all in the last few weeks, you’ll have heard Sir Was. If there’s a catchier slice of white soul/funk than his recent single ‘In the Midst’ released this year (yes, year) I’ll be amazed. Ahead of the release of his debut album, Digging a Tunnel, out this …

Talking about their new song ‘Detroit’, Gothenburg Shoegaze duo Pink Milk say is is “… written to a childhood friend; We were kids trying to be cool, smoking candy, blowing fake smoke in the air, dreaming about freedom.” There’s a splash of that innocence about the track, this wistfulness that pulls at the heartstrings, but …

This one-track 28 minute album was originally recorded in 2012, and has previously only seen a very limited cassette release the following year, Lamagaia itself was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2010. Three years later from that comes a self-released vinyl edition limited to 300 copies, and for the majority of us, for whom this …

It’s been a bit of a wait for those people who loved Gothenburg trio Wildhart’s debut single ‘Stuck in a Second’, release petty much exactly a year ago. But now their back with a refined sound (one that’s been soaked in fellow countrymen Niki & the Dove and Little Dragon and a new single Fantasy, …

Happens every year: I do my list of favourite albums and along comes one just after I’ve pressed send and totally blows me away. Having said that I’m not sure what I would have dropped to accommodate ‘At The Centre Of All Infinity’ by Gothenburg’s Yuri Gagarin, but there is absolutely no way that it would …

It shouldn’t be good should it? A cover of Foreigners MOR classic I want to know what love is, by Gothenburg shoegazers Pink Milk. The duo, singer/drummer Maria and Guitarist Edward have taken the influences they grew up with – Jesus and Mary Chain, Cocteau Twins and Cranes, and have moulded the song into something …