Ane Brun, real name Ane Brunvoll, is a Norwegian singer songwriter, born and raised in Molde, Norway. She lives in Stockholm, Sweden. She co-runs a record company, DetErMine Records (“It is my” in Norwegian), alongside Ellekari Larsson of The Tiny.
After a few years of numerous live stints in Sweden and Norway and several non-official EP releases her first official album, Spending Time with Morgan, was released at the end of May 2003 in Scandinavia, and in various European countries in the autumn of 2003.
Ane Brun - True Colors
Her newest studio album is called Changing Of The Seasons and it’s out now!
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“Paris” is the second single taken off Friendly Fires‘ self-titled debut album. The video was directed by Price James, with Dan Solis and Del on video FX.
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Crystal Castles is an electronic music duo from Toronto, which consists of producer Ethan Kath and vocalist Alice Glass. Their swift rise to fame came after a string of successful singles and remixes (White Lies, Van She, The Whip), but also after a few chaotic live shows, that came to characterise the band. The video above is for the song “Courtship Dating”, taken off their debut album.
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The Ting Tings are Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drum) and Jules de Martino (drums, guitar, vocals, piano) and their first album We Started Nothing (Columbia) has been all the buzz in 2008. Packed with a cheery parade of songs likewise saturated with electro beats and chant-along vocals, the album has already spawned three hit singles: “Fruit Machine”, “Great DJ” and the Krautrock-influenced “That’s Not My Name”.
The Ting Tings - We Walk
The synth-punk shout-pop of this boy/girl duo might be a little inconsistent but what it lacks in finesse it makes up for in spontaneity and catchiness.
For more info and tour dates, head over to MySpace. If you like what you hear, you can buy the Ting Tings’ album on
Najwajean is producer Carlos Jean and singer-actress Najwa Nimri. Their collaboration started in 1996 and their first LP, No blood, was released in 1998. They also worked together on two soundtracks (Asfalto and Guerreros) and released a compilation in 2002.
After a long break, during which Carlos and Najwa work their own projects, the duo got back together in 2008 and released their first studio album in ten years Till It Breaks.
NajwaJean - Drive Me
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