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Chris Antblad: "J Cat Band: Earning My Hat" (2016). New Album.

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This is the sixth studio-album in 8 month, by renowned Swedish performer Chris Antblad. It is an album that returns to where it all started for Chris. After almost two decades of travels, back and forth to Nashville, TN, it is now time to release some hillbilly music. This is the first album in a series, from the J Cat Band sessions and involves musicians from the very heart of hillbilly music, like Mike Johnson on steel-guitar and Jim Kimball on acoustic guitars, for example. 

 

11 new songs, all written by Chris, constitute the first J Cat Band-album. the sophomore-album is already under way in the studio, and will also feature some material co-written by hillbilly heroes like Brett James, John Bettis, Walt Aldridge and Wayne Kirkpatrick.

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Sulo: "Sulo´s Brilliant Outsiders" (2016). New Album.

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Brilliant Outsiders Ltd is a Uk based production and publishing company that consists of:

  • Sulo Karlsson and Kevin Porée: writing and production
  • Maria Rinné: Project Management
  • Sulo Karlsson - Author, front-man, songwriter, musical-director… Sulo is impossible to define.

His work as an artist is well-known: he is the front-man of Diamond Dogs, The Bitter Twin, and The Crunch. He also performs as a solo artist – as well as collaborating – and have worked with with several artists such as Max Martin, Randy Bachman, Ian Hunter, Paul Carrack, Robert Wyatt, Swedish Ernst Brunner, Per Ragnar and Idde Schultz.

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Mickes: "En Kort Sekund" (2016). New Album.

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The first studio album from Mickes, a hillbilly Swedish Danceband.

 

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Buford Pope: "The Poem & The Rose" (2016). New Album.

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Buford Pope, (a.k.a. Mikael Liljeborg) was born in 1971 on Gotland, a Swedish limestone island in the Baltic Sea. With a small population and isolated from mainland of Sweden, the world of music soon became an inspiring and mind-opening resort for him. As for many musicians and artists before him, discovering Bob Dylan was a milestone. “I was 15 years old and was totally blown away by his attitude, he sang like no one else I’ve heard before.”


Through Mr Zimmerman he soon learned to love the songs of other related storytellers – like Neil Young, Tom Petty, Jackson Brown, Robert Johnson and Bruce Springsteen – but he was still unaware what all these experiences would mean to him one day. Buford Pope is truly an exceptional talent in his field of music. Listening to his music is the best proof any listener can get.

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