Hemifrån is an independent A&R, promotion and marketing company, based in the heart of Sweden, specializing in, what they call, “gut music” – The kind of music that you can feel in your gut, no matter what. Hemifran is promoting a lot of singer-songwriter, westcoast-pop, country, AOR and more. Here are featured some of their latest news – it is not all west coast, but dig into it! Bill Price – Kicking Angels Kicking Angels”, a 4 song EP of all original material, is Bill Price’s new release. Bill’s releases have been met with positive reviews, especially in Europe. His music has also received airplay in Europe in addition to US college and independent radio. More information at Hemifran. Lisas – Etiam

On the 3rd of February 2023, the duo LISAS will release their 2nd album, “Etiam”, an album made despite the pandemic and biblical floods in the studio that were about to destroy all the recordings. Fortunately, much could be saved and from the ashes the sequel “Etiam” has been allowed to emerge during a period of reflection. The interaction has intensified and the curiosity about each other’s musical influences has resulted in eleven new compositions that intertwine folk music, baroque, tango and contemporary art music. “Etiam” is an album that has all the potential to also reach new listeners both in Sweden and abroad, where LISAS has already received a very good response for previous album releases and live performances in the USA and Europe, among others. More information at Hemifran.

Doug Collins & The Receptionists – Too Late At Night Minnesota’s most delightful americana band return with their 1st new album in 4 years, this new collection is decidedly more country that the last and is destined to become a modern classic. Evoking equal parts Bob Wills, Hank Williams and Merle Haggard, the band delivers original country tunes with wry humor and a rare accessibility that has helped them win over fans across the midwest. More information at Hemifran. Camilla Åström & Petra Haraldson – Unarmed : Songs From The Poetry Of Karin Boye Meet celebrated Swedish poet Karin Boye in new translations in English of the album “Vapenlös”. Poems written nearly a century ago but strikingly relevant to our lives today. Intimate songs, composed by Camilla Åström and Petra Haraldson, performed in perfect tune with the content of each poem. Now in English. More information at Hemifran. Matt O´Ree Band – Hand In Glove The Matt O’Ree Band is currently touring to promote their new album, “Hand in Glove”. This latest album shows the influence of each of the band members, featuring more songs written by the band as a whole and including more songs where Eryn sings lead vocals, as evidenced by the first 2 singles, “Whole Lotta Nothin'” and “Better As I Go”. More information at Hemifran. Crosby Tyler – Don´t Call The Law On Me! It’s been a long time (eight years actually) since we last heard from Crosby Tyler, one of those American artists who really delve into the roots of Americana – folk, blues, country and all points in between. He’s come across as a hobo, a blue collar singer songwriter and a veritable one man band on previous releases and worked with the likes of Peter Case and Nickel Creek. Don’t Call The Law On Me (featuring Aubrey Richmond (Shooter Jennings) – fiddle, back-up vocals, Jeff Turmes (Mavis Staples) – bass, Dale Daniel (Hacienda Bros) – drums, Mike Khalil-pedal steel, electric guitar, Kimbra West – back-up vocals) is described by Tyler as  “Involving more pedal steel and Telecaster guitars — my most countryish album to date” citing influences such as Buck Owens, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Todd Snyder, Robert Earl Keen and Shel Silverstein. Quite a list but, sure enough, Tyler pulls them all together for what is an engaging, rough and ready listen.. More information at Hemifran.

By Published On: januar 20, 2023Categories: Artist News, Miscellaneous

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Good music enriches your life. At BLUE DESERT we are passionate about this particular yet wide-ranging style of music we call West Coast Music. This site is a modest tribute to the music and the performing artists, who through the (many) years have given us - and continue to give us - endless hours of musical enjoyment. As long-time fans we want to share our enthusiasm, experiences and views with fellow connoisseurs as well as curious newcomers. If we can do our bit to help promote this great music and all the gifted artist – well, then we have succeeded.