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!

David Massey – Darkness At Dawn

David Massey’s latest offering, a 7 song EP, “Darkness At Dawn”, includes 2 scorching political rockers as well as haunting reflections on climate change and religion and, of all things, a tender and optimistic wedding song. His mix of folk, rock, blues and bluegrass songs have wowed reviewers, as FolkWorld noted in 2019, “this Washington DC artist still hasn’t made his breakthrough, though each of his albums has been critically acclaimed”. More information at Hemifran.

Björn Hamrin – Coda

Swedish text: Björn Hamrins nya album, ”Coda”, är en hyllning till alla som Björn spelat med i över 50 år. Huvuddelen av det nya materialet spelades in under en period av stor osäkerhet efter en stor operation. Björn Hamrin har bland annat spelat med Grizzly, Tempelman Brothers Band och Peder af Ugglas. More information at Hemifran.

Courtney Hale Revia – Growing Pains

Courtney Hale Revia is a Southeast Texas born and raised artist who finds balance between work and play. The new album is a true representation of her growth as a songwriter and woman, containing songs that touch on topics ranging from suicide and grief, to rainbows and hope. More information at Hemifran.

Paul Gurney – Blue Horizon

This New Zealand singer songwriter launches his new album. The album features 11 songs, written and performed by Gurney, who is influenced by americana and roots music and has performed for many years as part of The DeSotos. “Blue Horizon” is the musician’s 2nd solo album, and it explores personal themes, developed in Gurney’s writing over the past few years. More information at Hemifran.

Morgan Storm & Kivas – Vind För Våg

Swedish text: Gillar du magiska melodier och tankeväckande texter på svenska? Gillar du skickliga musiker som spelar med känsla och hjärta? Gillar du driv, pop och rock? Då kommer du att älska Kivas med låtskrivaren, gitarristen och sångaren Morgan Storm i frontlinjen. More information at Hemifran.

Fou Parle – Sentimentalsjukhuset

Sometimes Fou Parle is compered to Swedish singer and songwriter Lars Winnerbäck. That is an accusation he happily takes, “Being compared to him isn’t the worst thing, even though I sounded like Winnerbäck long before he sounded like Ulf Lundell”. “Sentmentalsjukhuset” is Fou Parle’s solo debut. More information at Hemifran.

Suzie Vinnick – Fall Back Home

“Fall Back Home” reaffirms Suzie Vinnick’s mastery of a wide range of musical styles. The gospel tinged positive anthem “Lift You Up” fits seamlessly alongside the rockin’ blues of “Salt & Pepper” and the gentle folk roots ballads “City & Skies” and “Talk To Me”, and the album is given consistentcy via the emotional eloquence of Suzie’s songwriting and her strong, warm vocals. More information at Hemifran.

By Published On: oktober 11, 2022Categories: 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.