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!

Fia Ekberg – Bangatan

Delicious pop and heartbreaking songs, with elements of blues, spoken word and cabaret dressed in crisp guitars and delicate synth sounds. Fia Ekberg is the musical artist who became a songwriter and bishop, and “Bangatan” is her home. With a noticeable presence and naked texts, she tells her story without safety nets and parachutes. It is everyday realism and great longing that can fall freely together. More information at Hemifran.

Dennis Roger Reed – Down At The Washington Hotel

“Down At The Washington Hotel” is Dennis Roger Reed’s 5th album. This project was recorded and mixed at the historic Plastic Meltdown Recording Studios in San Clemente, CA, and Sequim, WA, it touches on some blues, some bluegrass, a little country rock, folk, rock’n’roll, a taste of British invasion pop, plus even a few minutes of psychedelica. More information at Hemifran.

Mitchell Manburg – Laplace Resonance

After having spent the last 8 years between Los Angeles and the Bay Area fronting bands, Mitchell Manburg has landed back in Oakland during quarantine, reflecting, writing, and refining his sound as a solo artist. Alas, his debut solo EP, “Laplace Resonance” is ready for release on all platforms in the summer of 2021, inspired by artists such as Steve Gunn, Mary Lattimore, Guy Blakeslee, and William Tyler. More information at Hemifran.

Tip Jar – One Lifetime

And here it is, “One Lifetime”, Tip Jar’s 5th album. Written and recorded in tough times, when the future for many people feels more uncertain than ever. Tip Jar’s music is not easy to classify. When you listen to the new album you’ll hear a lot of genres, bluegrass, country, soul, folk, roots and even a hint of jazz make “One Lifetime” into a diverse listening trip, exploring and stretching the borders of americana all the time. More information at Hemifran.

By Published On: juni 20, 2021Categories: In Focus, 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.