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Monday, June 12, 2006

Swinging Labrador Mixtape

Perhaps one of the most wonderful record labels out there (in, surprise, surprise: Sweden) is Labrador records – these guys clearly love music – I’ve just spent most of the last weekend listening to their latest releases and it’s been absolute bliss (and a welcome distraction from the quite suffocating heat).

I haven’t heard all the artists on their roster, but from what I have heard so far, I’m guessing they have a keen ear for twee-pop (with a dash of synths – they are swedish after all) – think Belle & Sebastian, Camera Obscura. But Swedish.

To give you a taste of the label and the bands, I’ve out together a little mixtape for your pleasure.

Whilst the bands in this post probably deserve a posting each, my lack of sleep and general laziness means they’re going to have to sit together – you can find out more about the bands below at the Labrador website.

MP3: The Legends – Play It For Today (Expired)
MP3: Acid House Kings – Will You Love Me In The Morning (feat. Magnus Carlson) (Expired)
MP3: Loveninjas – Keep Your Love (Expired)
MP3: Irene – Baby I Love Your Way (Expired)
MP3: Pelle Carlberg – Riverbank (Expired)
MP3: Acid House Kings – Do What You Wanna Do (Expired)
MP3: [Ingenting] – Släpp In Solen (Expired)
MP3: Sambassadeur - Kate (Expired)
MP3: The Radio Dept – Pet Grief (Expired)
MP3: Suburban Kids With Biblical Names – Rent A Wreck (Expired)
Download: Zip File(Expired)


Blogger Adrian said...

Is that band actually called [Ingenting] or does it have no name? Ingenting is the best Swedish word!

June 13, 2006 11:48 am

Blogger Greg said...

Wonderful! Thanks! But... the first two songs don't work, I think?

June 15, 2006 4:31 am

Blogger homoeclectic said...

I've checked the links, and they seem to work - anyone else suffering?

June 15, 2006 8:12 am

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, I can download the Legends track but it just won't open in Itunes (for example) like other ones

June 16, 2006 3:39 pm


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