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FORWARD-thinking indie labels are fast beginning to celebrate the soulful connection between dancefloor-slanted electronica and the rhythmic foundations of anything dubbed ‘world’ music. So right on cue Moshi Moshi offshoot PRAH have announced the release of a new EP, Marasi, which will be ready for consumption on April 30th. The new record captures the results …

 ‘Flyder’, is the new single from the Gothenburg-based artist/producer, sir Was – real name, Joel Wästberg – and Casper Clausen, the singer of experimental Danish post-rockers, Efterklang. ‘Flyder’ started as a small sketch around the time when Joel went to join the Efterklang recordings in Copenhagen last year. After bouncing the song back and forth, between Gothenberg and Casper’s studio in Almada (looking across the …

In the Midst was one of our tracks of last year, and swedinsh singer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Joel Wästberg followed it with ‘Digging a Frame’ through City Slang, which aired more of his airey, funk-filled pop. Ahead of a run of UK dates, he’s now released a ‘live’ video for the track, which still sounds as great as …

That this album by Joel Wastberg AKA sir Was is his debut album as a solo artist is almost inconceivable, accomplished that it is. His background as a multi-instrumentalist gun for hire for the likes of José Gonzalez (both in solo guise and as a member of Junip) appears to have been a catalyst to …

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 …

With his track ‘In the midst’ all over the airwaves right now, and his debut album ‘Digging a tunnel’ due to drop via City Slang on March 10th, Joel Wästberg aka Gothenburg artist Sir Was is in a good place right now, and has released a new video for the track Revoke. Revoke is this …