Friday, July 31, 2009

TV On The Radio - Shout Me Out


TV on the Radio "TVotR" is an American band formed in 2001 in Brooklyn, New York. TVorR music touches numerous genres, all from alternative rock and electro to free jazz and soul. The group has released several EPs including their debut Young Liars (2003), and three acclaimed albums: Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (2004), Return to Cookie Mountain (2006), and Dear Science (2008).

TV on the Radio is composed of Tunde Adebimpe (vocals/loops), David Andrew Sitek (guitars/keyboards/loops), Kyp Malone (vocals/guitars/loops) along with Jaleel Bunton (drums/vocals/loops) and Gerard Smith (bass/keyboards). Other contributors include Katrina Ford of Celebration (vocals), Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead (vocals), Martin Perna of Antibalas (saxophones, flute), Stuart Bogie (saxophones, flute), David Bowie (vocals) and Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs (guitar). The band has also played live covers of Bauhaus songs with Peter Murphy and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor.

Last night these guys visit Sweden and Debaser for a show, i did these guys two years ago when they played at Acceleratorfestival at Stockholms Universitet.
The show was marvelous, its great to see the mix betveen all the styles of music making, i really like this. The played all the great tunes from thier record catalog, and looked to be really excited about to be back in Sweden again.
The 1½ hours did pass by very fast. The guys in the band was very nice, specially the sax player "Stuart" Opening act was Little Dragon from Gothenburg.

Today TVontR will play at Storsjöyran in Östersund.

Enjoy todays tune "Shout Me Out" from thier latest album "Dear Science"




More info @ Official Website or @
TV on the Radio at MySpace

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Jónsi & Alex - All the Big Trees


Jónsi (Sigur Rós) & Alex have been making music together in their home since 2003. Initially they wrote music to accompany their videos and eventually they began recording songs for a full length LP.

The result is Riceboy Sleeps – a gorgeous and intoxicating 68-minute instrumental album. The record is played solely on acoustic instruments in Iceland, with appearances by amiina and the Kópavogsdætur choir.

Enjoy todays tune!




More info @ Official Site or MySpace

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Smash Into Pieces - Fading


Smash into Pieces is a new young Alternative/Rock band who's not ashamed of their American influences. The guys comes from the rock town Örebro.
Their sound could be described as heavy and hard but not without a sense of melody and a flair for a hit sound. Bands in the same category include Alter Bridge, Creed, Three Days Grace and Nickelback.

Smash into Pieces made it into Swedish TV4 talent show "Sweden..s got talent" in 2009but after being offered a spot in the semi finals the band dropped out of the competition to sign a record deal with Ninetone Records.

Smash into Pieces are releasing their first song "Fading" on June 17th! The debut album is to follow this fall.



More info @ MySpace

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Zee Avi - Bitter Heart


Zee Avi (born Izyan Alirahman, also known as KokoKaina; born in 1986) is a Malaysian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and ukulele player. She was born in Miri, Sarawak, on the island of Borneo.

Zee originally posted a video of her first song on YouTube because one of her friends had missed her first performance in Kuala Lumpur, so she created a video on YouTube for him to watch. He convinced Zee to leave the video up, and soon she received positive feedback, which inspired her to put more videos on YouTube. After she was featured on YouTube, she was signed by Brushfire Records, which is partly owned by Jack Johnson. Her single "Bitter Heart" was first to become available on the US iTunes store, and her full self-titled debut album was released on May 19, 2009.

Zee Avi performs "Bitter Heart", at WNRN in Charlottesville, Virginia



More info @ Official Site Or @
Zee Avi at MySpace

Monday, July 27, 2009

Damien Rice feat Ray LaMontagne - To Love Somebody


The Irish singer Damien Rice togheter with the American singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne doing the Bee Gees tune To Love Somebody.



"To Love Somebody" was the second single released by the Bee Gees from their third LP, Bee Gees 1st. The tune has been covred by hundres of artists during the years and it's a real pop standard.

Enjoy todays tune.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

D'espairsRay - Bullet




D'espairsRay is a Japanese rock band formed in 1999 by Hizumi, Karyu, Zero and Tsukasa. The lineup has since remained the same.
On March 11, 2009 a new album REDEEMER was released.

A few days ago did they visit Sweden for a gig @ Klubben/Stockholm.
As always when there is a J-Rock band coming you can see the fans tenting outside for days just to get in first, its amazing to see.
A little notice from that day was that Karyu's pedal board was broke and it needed to be fixed, so i took a trip with it to Roland Scandinavia to get it fixed and a hour later it worked again, was some short cuts and cable errors.
Anyway he got happy and could do the sound check.



Hola these guys surly can rock, i must say that these fellows is one of the
best J-Rock bands i heard so far. It was a great show indeed, was really lucky to be able to shoot some stuff got one picture for you guys :)



Here is a cool tune that was played at the show, did'nt find any good video so i only have the tune with a nice picture, enjoy!



More info @ Official website or MySpace

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Sonny Rollins - Tenor Madness


Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born Sep 7, 1930 in New York City) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians of the post-bebop era, Rollins' long, prolific career began at the age of 11, and he was playing with piano legend Thelonious Monk before reaching the age of 20. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas", "Oleo" and "Airegin", have become jazz standards.

As of 2009, Rollins is still touring and recording, having outlived most of his contemporaries such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Max Roach, and Art Blakey, all performers with whom he recorded.

Last Friday did Sonny Rollins perform at Stockholm Jazz Festival.
Sonny was one of the first Jazz blower I heard beside Miles Davis, if I remember correctly it was my brother who introduced him for me and I really did like his was with the Saxophone, Sonny has a style that almost grabs you into the music, its lovely. But as I said yesterday i missed this party and I hope to be able to see him perform soon again.

Rollins was presented with a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2004, but sadly that year also saw the death of his wife Lucille.
In 2007 he received the prestigious Polar Music Prize in Stockholm, Sweden.
He received the awarded "Doctor of Music", honoris causa, for his contributions to jazz music.

This performance from the Antibes Jazz Festival, 2005




More info @ Sonny Rollins Official Website

Friday, July 24, 2009

Erykah Badu - On & On


Erica Abi Wright (born Feb 26, 1971) better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is a multiple Grammy-winner American soul singer and songwriter, whose work encompasses elements of R&B, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the "First Lady of Neo-Soul" or the "Queen of Neo-Soul".

Last weekend did Erykah enter the stage on Stockholm Jazz Festival, this is the 3rd tune from that festival. Never visit the festival as i did the Sonisphere.
Thetania did the last day of it. Anyway, the revues was good and the Swedish newpaper was very thrilled about her performance and they said that she is the new Billie Holliday.
Todays tune is On & On from her début record, enjoy!

One more tune from the festival tomorrow.



More info @ Official website or @ MySpace

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Titiyo - Come Along



2nd Artist from Stockholm Jazz & Blues festival is the lovely Titiyo!

She came out to the light 1989 when she released her singel "Man in the moon".
Titiyo sang backvocals for another big Swedish artist called Orup in 1987.

She has two singing relatives, her older sister is singer Neneh Cherry, and she is step-sister to Eagle-Eye Cherry I have to take one or two of their songs another day.

Her voice is very clear and really esthetic.

She is 42 today :) So Congratiolations Titiyo!!!

Titiyo have done 6 albums and this une comes from the
4th with the same name, she realesed it 2001.

Ah well Enjoy peeps!

Love, Thetania

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Hazmat Modine - Two Harmonicas


Stockholm had their annual Jazz & Blues festival last week.
I was working a bit there in the end, unfortunally I didnt see this band.
Never heard of this group as of now.

They play the harmonica so good.

Its a blues and roots musical group from New York, and their lead singer, Wade Schuman sings very bluesy but this song is a mix of blues and reggie in my ear.

They are 8 in the band and no bass player.
2 harmonicas, 2 gitarrs one tuba, saxophone, drums and a trumpet.
Pretty cool set.

Ah well enjoy duuuuudes and duuuuudettes!

Love Thetania

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Meshuggah - Bleed



Meshuggah is a Swedish five-piece experimental metal band formed in 1987. Meshuggah's line-up has primarily consisted of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, and rhythm guitarist Mårten Hagström, who joined in 1994. The band has gone through a number of bassists, but the position has been held by Dick Lövgren since 2004.

Meshuggah is the last of the bands from the Sonisphere festival on tune of the day for this time, there were some other band, but there are other things that is coming up. The Sonisphere festival was a great weekend indeed with alot of nice music in diffrent style a good mixture if i can say so. The festival was setup on well used ground as the week before was used for "Hultsfreds Festivalen"
I was able to hear most of the bands like Mastodon that gave a hell of a show with thier nice mixture of progressive metal, The Cult with thier retro rock and Ian in a very good mood and shape, his voice was marvelous, The Hives did also well.
Primal Scream showed that they still rock and Bobby singed like never before, great show even if most of the crowd had moved over to the main stage to wait for the final number and the band Metallica as Thetania said yesterday, it was a marvelous night with a superb band.
And not to forget Meshuggah with larsa on the electric stuff did a great show, Tomas and the rest of the boys really delivered thier stuff well cooled and showed the crowd where the cabinet should stand.
Todays tune is taken from Meshuggah´s 6th and latest album "obZen"
"If you haven't figured it out yet, obZen means that mankind has found its 'zen' in the obscure and obscene"



More info @ Official website or
Meshuggah at MySpace

Monday, July 20, 2009

Metallica - Broken Beat Scarred




Just arrived home from a great...magic weekend at Hultsfred.

Sonisphere was totally magic!!
There were a bunch of bands that really rocked!

But Metallica Ruled!
They came onto the area with hummers and Gmc´s yukon, 1 car each as they all had their company. Stones drove the drummer Lars a very talkative and great guy.
The security was total, the band hanged around a bit b4 the gig and chatted in the backstage area. After the gig they got into the cars directly and with 4 police motorcycles and 2 police cars they drove to the airport at Hultsfred, heading to the hotel in an another country were they seems to have their "home" during the Sonisphere festivals.

The Concert itself was totally marvelous, the bass player Rob has really melted in as a part of Metallica now. The concert I saw last year he stood by himself and did his thing, now he seemed to be more IN the band.
I did the Spotlight on him. It was really a pleasure to see the light engineer creation on the lights, we just did what he called for and the result was incredible (you who was there know what im talking about.)

I picked a pretty new song that i love dearly enjoy my friends!!

And to Metallica band and its crew WE LOVE YOU!!!!!


Sunday, July 19, 2009

Primal Scream - Loaded


Primal Scream are a Scottish alternative rock group formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie. The current lineup consists of Gillespie, Andrew Innes (guitar), Martin Duffy (keyboards), Gary "Mani" Mounfield (bass), and Darrin Mooney (drums). Barrie Cadogan toured with the band in 2006 as a temporary replacement after the departure of guitarist Robert "Throb" Young. Young's permanent replacement has not yet been announced. They have sold 10 million albums to date.

Primal Scream is the 5th band to play @ Sonisphere Festival.
Todays tune "Loaded" was the first single released from the group's 1991 breakthrough album, Screamadelica.

The song was conceived by Andrew Weatherall who later went on to produce it after he was asked to remix "I'm Losing More Than I'll Ever Have", a song from the band's eponymous second album, Primal Scream.

At the start of the song, Weatherall added an audio sample from the Peter Fonda film The Wild Angels.





More info @ Official website

Saturday, July 18, 2009

The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary


The Cult are an English rock band, formed in 1983. They gained a dedicated following in Britain in the mid 1980s as a post-punk and gothic rock band. The band fuses a "heavy metal revivalist" sound with the "pseudo-mysticism ... of The Doors, the guitar-orchestrations of Led Zeppelin, and the three-chord crunch of AC/DC, while adding touches of post-punk goth rock". Since their earliest form in Bradford during 1981, the band has had various line-ups, and the longest serving members are vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, the band's two songwriters.

In a July 2009 interview with El Paso Times, Astbury stated that the Cult may never release any more studio albums. He explained:

There will be no new album. I don't think we'll ever see a Cult album. Albums are dead. The format is dead. iTunes destroyed albums. The whole idea of an album. Albums were established in the '70s and '80s and into the '90s, but they've been dead for a long time. Nobody buys albums. It's been proven. It's an arcane format, as much as the 78 rpm or writing sheet music for an orchestra. It's an old form and, for me, it's much more about if we have a great song we really believe in, then we'll record it and release it. For me, the idea of making albums is dead. The idea of spending a year and a half in the studio arguing over agendas and trying to fit into a format that's settled before we started the creative process (is unappealing).

Todays tune has been released in various versions of the song. In June 1985, a few months prior to the release of the Love album, three versions had been released: The Long Version, The Howling Mix, and Assault on Sanctuary. It is the last song to be recorded with The Cult's drummer and close friend of Ian Astbury, Nigel Preston. In 1993, several more mixes were released on two different CD singles, each called Sanctuary MCMXCIII volumes one and two. The "Sundance" remix was remixed by Butch Vig who previously had produced Nirvana's Nevermind Album. The "Dog Star Rising" remix was remixed by "Youth" who has produced The Cult's latest album Born Into This.

The Cult is the 4th band to perform @ Sonisphere.



More info @ Official website

Friday, July 17, 2009

Lamb of God - Now You've Got Something to Die for


Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia, formed in 1990. The band was originally known as Burn the Priest, changed their name shortly after the release of their self-titled debut album in 1998. Lamb of God consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler and is a member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. Since its formation, Lamb of God has released six studio albums, one live album, and three DVDs.

LOG is the 3:rd band @ Sonisphere.

Lamb of God uncensored "Now You've got Something to Die for" Music video.



More info @ Official website

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Mastodon - Blood and Thunder


Mastodon is a heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. It is one of the most notable bands in the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. They were formed in 1999 by Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, Troy Sanders, Brent Hinds and original vocalist Eric Saner. They have released four full-length albums and have toured worldwide, achieving increased album sales and an ever expanding fan base with each new release.

Mastodon is the 2nd band that will perform at Sonisphere festival.

Todays tune "Blood and Thunder" is taken from the album Leviathan.



More info @ Official Mastodon website or @ Mastodon's official MySpace

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Anthrax - Madhouse


Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981. The band was one of the most popular of the 1980s thrash metal scene and is notable for being the first to combine heavy metal with rap music. The band is classified as one of the "big four" of thrash metal alongside Metallica, Megadeth, and Slayer.
Their song "Madhouse" was used in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in-game radio station V-Rock and in Guitar Hero II.
The song is from the album, Spreading the Disease. The song is one of the strongest thrash tempos Anthrax has created in their early time.

Anthrax will perform soon @ Sonisphere festival in Hultsfred and yes i will be there :) So in the next coming days will be tunes from artists that will perform at that festival and the final report will come in the end of the week or in the beginning of the next week. So stay tune.

Enjoy today's tune!



More info @ Official website

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Britney Spears - Womanizer



Second Day with Britney, The show begins with a video introduction featuring Perez Hilton parodying Queen Elizabeth. Then the Circus is on, alot of flying stuff and great dance shows. Its a big show this girl is out doing, big or should i say a huge for a indoor show, i belive i counted 32 trucks and thats without the bussess :)
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Hey Thetania is putting in a note here ;) Me being as anti Britney as can be..
Im stunned!! The show was fantastic and the timing was incredible, an amazing stage taking up almost all Globe floor and her Staff is great to work with!

After The story of Michael Jackson, with all the bullshit about him when alive
and after his death the newspapers nearly glorified him. We have to learn something about it, Britney may have done some wrong decisions, she might been not that bright in her choise BUT HEY She is an Artist and she is good PERIOD! Let her be big! Let her sing her songs and let her do her thing!
Thanks Britney and The Circus Staff, Tech guy Production Manager, Tour manager, Stage manager All of u, thanks for a great show!

Thats all :)
Love Thetania
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Enjoy todays tune and check the Set list.


Set list

Act 1: The Circus

* Welcome to the Circus (Video Introduction)
* "Circus"
* "Piece of Me"
* Thunderstorm (Performance Interlude)
* "Radar"

Act 2: House of Fun (Anything Goes)

* Martial Arts Segue (Performance Interlude) (features LAZRtag Remix of "Gimme More")
* Medley:
o "Ooh Ooh Baby"
o "Hot as Ice"
* "Boys" (The Co-Ed Remix)
o Boot Camp Drill
* "If U Seek Amy"
* "Me Against The Music" (Bollywood Remix)
* "Everytime"

Act 3: Freakshow/Peepshow

* Everybody's Looking for Something (Video Interlude) (features "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)")
* "Freakshow"
* "Get Naked (I Got A Plan)"
* "Mannequin" (Added 5 July, 2009)
* Britney's Hotline (Performance Interlude) (contains elements of "Breathe on Me", "Boys" and "I'm a Slave 4 U")
* Medley:
o "Breathe on Me"
o "Touch of My Hand"

Act 4: Electro Circ

* Band Jam Segue (Performance Interlude)
* "Do Somethin'"
* "I'm A Slave 4 U" (Remix)
* Heartbeat (Dance Interlude) (featuring "Lollipop", "American Boy", "Don't Stop the Music", "Closer" and other songs)
* "Toxic"
* "...Baby One More Time" (Remix)

Encore

* "Break The Ice" (Video Interlude) (contains elements of "Gimme More" and "I'm A Slave 4 U")
* "Womanizer" (Extended Remix)


Monday, July 13, 2009

Britney Spears - Circus



Britney Jean Spears (born Dec 2, 1981) is an American singer and entertainer.
Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana.
In 1997, Britney signed a recording contract with Jive, releasing her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999. And the album hit the number one spot. Her next three albums also debuted at number one. In December 2008, her sixth studio album, Circus, was released.
The Circus Tour, is the seventh concert tour. The tour will reach North America, Europe and Australia. And its in Europe atm. The groundsupport entred the Ericsson Globe yesterday and todays is the first showday of two.
More info about the show tomorrow ofcourse.
Todays tune is the title song of the latest album and the tour.
Enjoy!



More info @ Official website

Sunday, July 12, 2009

The Sweet - Set Me Free


The Sweet is a British rock band that rose to prominence as one of the main glam rock acts in the 1970s, with the original line-up consisting of Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, and Mick Tucker. Today The Sweet has another line up at both Brian and Mick has passed away.
The band include members as
Peter Lincoln - lead vocals, bass,
Andy Scott - vocals, guitar, synthesizers,
Steve Grant - keyboards, synthesizers, guitar, backing vocals,
Bruce Bisland - drums, percussion,

The Sweet is on tour atm and they visit Tyrol for a gig.
Great stopping gig indeed, with a good grove and nice feeling from the old guys.
The tune i liked the most was "Set Me Free" and its also todays tune but the tune is with the orginal setup, enjoy!



More info @ # Official website or @ Andy Scott's Sweet website or @
Steve Priest's Sweet website

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Flo Rida (feat Kesha) - Right Round


Tramar Dillard (born December 16, 1979), better known by his stage name Flo Rida from Florida, USA. As a teenager, he toured with local rap group 2 Live Crew. Mail on Sunday was Flo Rida's solo debut album; its first single "Low", featuring T-Pain which was a #1 hit for ten weeks in early 2008. Two other singles resulted from Mail on Sunday: "Elevator" and "In the Ayer". In 2009, his second album R.O.O.T.S. was released; its most successful single "Right Round" was at the top of the Hot 100 for six weeks.

A few days back Flo Rida visit Sweden and a gig in Stockholm at Tyrol.
He arrived with 2 big security guys, DJ and a water guy.
The show had a nice flow with alot of action, tovels was flying over the audience and then the water guns arrived, that was a funny part.
Anyway, todays tune is one of his latest hits.
Enjoy!



More info at Flo Ridas Official site

Friday, July 10, 2009

Team Cybergeist feat. Lizette - Justified



My Favvo Girl is singing on this video: Lizette from Lizette&, all the guys in it sits in their studios and play and the result is this..Pretty cool dont ya think?

This song Really moves me totally,
Lizette told me that she wrote it... Marvelous!

Feel the beat!
By the way if u wanna know more about her and Lizette&
Pls click ure way onto http://www.lizetteand.com/

Cheers Thetania

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Novembers Doom - The Pale Haunt Departure



Todays tune is the title track taken from Novembers Dooms fifth album
The Pale Haunt Departure (2005)

Its a great hit in the head doom tune, enjoy this headbang

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Imperiet - Ballad om en Amerikansk Officer


I couln't resist to add one more song from Imperiet.
Ballad om en Amerikansk Officer is a song from Imperiet last offical record "Tiggarens tal", released in 1988. The song is about Oliver North and the Iran-Contra scandal.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Imperiet - Märk Hur Vår Skugga


Imperiet were a Swedish 1980s rock band from Stockholm, that existed from 1983 to 1988. They can be argued the most influental band in Sweden for a while, but definitely dominated the new wave scene, which at the time was seen as the same as the punk rock scene.
Imperiet started as Rymdimperiet, a side project to the most popular punk band in Sweden, Ebba Grön, and included three of its members.

Todays tune is taken from Imperiets 4th album "Synd" 1986
But todays tune is from the new release of the album, that was released 1997.
It included the songs "Märk hur vår skugga (Epistel 81)" and "Balladen om briggen Blue Bird av Hull".

"Märk hur vår skugga" is number 81 of Epistles of Fredman by Carl Michael Bellman. It's about one of Bellman's female acquaintances funeral (grälmakar Löfberg's wife).

Many Swedish artists has recorded Märk hur vår skugga, among others Cornelis Vreeswijk, Stefan Sundström, Fred Åkerström and Imperiet. An English translation has been recorded by the Swedish band Candlemass and by the American doom metal band While Heaven Wept, on the album Of Empires Forlorn. English speaking Mediaeval Baebes has recorded the song in Swedish on the album Mirabilis (2005).

Enjoy todays tune!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Pearl Jam - Jeremy


Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. Since its inception, the band's line-up has included Eddie Vedder (lead vocals, guitar), Jeff Ament (bass guitar), Stone Gossard (rhythm guitar), and Mike McCready (lead guitar). The band's current drummer is Matt Cameron, formerly of Soundgarden, who has been with the band since 1998.

Todays tune "Jeremy" was inspired by a newspaper article Vedder read about a high school student who killed himself in front of his classmates. "Jeremy" was released in 1992 as the third single from Pearl Jam's debut album, Ten (1991).



More info @ Pearl Jam's Official website

Sunday, July 5, 2009

10cc - Wall Street Shuffle



Im continuing on my youth music here if u dont mind :)

I have picked a tune from 10 CC, they first gave it out in 1974
I remember i just loved it.

They came up with their name 10 CC through the guy who produced their album,
Jonathan King chose the name after having a dream in which he was standing in front of the Hammersmith Odeon in London where the boarding read "10cc The Best Band in the World".

This tune is performed on a beach in Holland 1993

Here it is, Enjoy!

Thetania

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Thåström - Flicka Med Guld


Thåström played at Långholmsparken/Stockholm yesterday togheter with Anna Ternheim and Freddie Wadling. Långholmsparken havent been used for musical events like this in ages so it was a great comeback for the area, its really a great place on a little island in the middle of central Stockholm.

The show was marvelous, the sound was very good (FOH*) also the light was great, thanks to Morgan Brown. Anyway, Thåström did play at this area almost 30 yrs ago with Popstars, was hopeing he would do something about it but nah, a little pity.
The show it self was great, nice collection of tunes. The set list it self was very similar to the one he had when he played at Circus earlier this year.

Todays tune is from Thåströms first self titled solo album back in 1989.

The song is also the bouns track on the cd.
Enjoy!



*FOH = Front of the House, the sound/light mixing tower infront of the stage

Friday, July 3, 2009

Foreigner - Cold as Ice



I remember a time when i was in my teens i heard this band for the first time.
So many memories that this song have...

1977 they released their first album that have the same name as the band and sold more than four million copies in the United States, "Cold as Ice" stay´d over a year
on the top 20.

Mick Jones is the only one left since that time.
Our favo band Led Zeppelins drummer John Bonham (1948-1980) had his son Jason as their drummer under a time think it was 2004 - 08.

Anyway this is a good tune!!

Enjoy!

Love, Thetania

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Neurosis - Locust Star



Neurosis is an experimental metal band, based in Oakland, California. Their unique sound draws from influences ranging from hardcore punk and doom metal to dark ambient and industrial music as well as incorporating elements of indie and folk music. The band is highly regarded as the primary pioneer of its genre, sometimes referred to as post-metal. Critic Brian Russ has described them as "atmospheric hardcore". Yesterday did Neurosis once again enter the stage at Debaser in Stockholm Sweden.
It was a very hot evening as the air condition had to be off, a lot of water and beer was served at a almost sold out venue.
But the guys did a hell of a show. Mystical doom in the best outfit. A really dark show with lots of metal feelings in a down tempo psychedelic trance.
The opening act Amenra from Belgium did a very good job with their hardcore punk, down-tempo metal tinge. A nice bunch of guys.
Even got a nice t-shirt from the gig and a decent picture with the guys doing sound check.

Neurosis @ Debaser 2009

Neurosis members today:

Scott Kelly - guitar, vocals (Tribes of Neurot, Blood and Time, Shrinebuilder; previously in Violent Coercion)
Steve Von Till - guitar, vocals (Tribes of Neurot, Culper Ring, Harvestman)
Dave Edwardson - bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, vocals (Tribes of Neurot, The Enemies, I Am Spoonbender, Jesus Fucking Christ; previously in Violent Coercion)
Noah Landis - organ, piano, samples (Tribes of Neurot, Blood and Time; previously in Christ On Parade)
Jason Roeder - drums (Tribes of Neurot)



Todays tune is "Locust Star" taken from the album Through Silver In Blood
Enjoy!



More info @ Neurosis official website or @
Neurosis at MySpace

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Novembers Doom - Autumn Reflection


Novembers Doom is a death/doom metal band from Chicago, Illinois. Novembers Doom is one of the earliest U.S. doom/death metal bands that are still active today among with Evoken and Rigor Sardonicous. They formed in 1989 as the death–thrash metal band Laceration. During the years thier sound began to change to more slower and heavier style and they adopt the Novembers Doom as the band name.

Current members are:
Paul Kuhr - Vocals
Vito Marchese - Guitar
Sasha Horn - Drums
Lawrence Roberts - Guitar
Chris Djuricic - Bass


Todays tune is a real beauty in the doom world, enjoy this!



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