The 10 Best Artists from the Norse Country

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In honor of  another album from outer-space from Icelandic space diva, Bjork, we figured it would be appropriate to list our top ten artists from Scandinavia, the land of the vikings, icebergs, and socialism. Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland: we are looking at you. And while we didn’t have the cajones to put ABBA on the list (we aren’t that comfortable with our sexuality), here are ten artists totally worth a musical voyage.
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The Naked And Famous Review: In Rolling Waves

The Naked and Famous

In Rolling Waves

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I was familiar with one track (first heard on the underrated popcorn series Suits) from The Naked and Famous before delving into their second proper release, In Rolling Waves.  Based on that one track, “The Sun”, I kind of pegged The Naked and Famous as a less lo-fi ripoff of The xx.  There is the girl/boy vocalists interplay.  There is also the electronic foundation to the music.  But, I have to put aside the notion of The Naked and Famous as simply an opportunistic band following in the success of better acts.  With In Rolling Waves, The Naked and Famous aren’t reinventing the wheel, but they are proving to be accomplished artists who can produce an awfully slick album.  There is more than enough for their particular brand of electronic pop rock in this genre that is getting more and more crowded.
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LxListening: Breaking Bad Moments

Five Best Breaking Bad Music Moments

Breaking Bad is back in full swing for its final eight episodes, and two episodes in, I can’t get my mind off the show. Beyond the brilliant acting, cinematography, and incredible story, music supervisor Thomas Golubić has crafted some of the greatest TV music moments of all-time. So as a way to talk more Breaking Bad (without having to watch Talking Bad) and to give the show’s music its proper due, here are five of my favorite songs/music moments from Breaking Bad. Also, let this serve as a SPOILER ALERT: I may spoil a thing or two if you haven’t seen the show at this point.
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Top Ten Thursday: Artists from the Norse Country

In honor of  another album from outer-space from Iclandic space diva, Bjork, we figured it would be appropriate to list our top ten artists from Scandinavia, the land of the vikings, icebergs, and socialism. Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland: we are looking at you. And while we didn’t have the cajones to put ABBA on the list (we aren’t that comfortable with our sexuality), here are ten artists totally worth a musical voyage.
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