ShitKid – Get Jealous

Fiercely independent Swedish duo ShitKid’s upcoming release Duo Limbo/”Mellan himmel å helvete” presents four incendiary new blasts of grungy punk as they were originally conceived. Firstly as English-language tracks, before “Mellan himmel å helvete” (‘Between Heaven and Hell’) takes the same instrumental tracks and lays new Swedish vocals over the top. The effect is two sides of the same coin, defined by the subtle differences in … Continue reading ShitKid – Get Jealous

ShitKid – Detention Album

Åsa Söderqvist and new bandmate Lina Molarin Ericsson, aka ShitKid are winding the clock back to their school days to mine material for their excellent second album [DETENTION]. It is a scintillating eight-track pop-punk blast of teen angst that pays tribute to the bands Söderqvist loved in her formative years. It perfectly evokes a rebellious, youthful spirit that everybody can relate to; young love, alienation and … Continue reading ShitKid – Detention Album

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

First Aid Kit – Ruins Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain Suuns – Watch You, Watch Me Alela Diane – Ether & Wood Nap Eyes – I’m Bad Now Prism Tats – Daggers Public Access T.V. – Lost In The Game U.S. Girls – Pearly Gates Sunflower Bean – Crisis Fest Rik & The Pigs – America Frankie Cosmos – Jesse Kal Marks … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

ShitKid – Oh Me I’m Never

We’ve posted stuff from ShitKid a few times. It is the project of Swedish artist Åsa Söderqvist, and following her excellent debut LP of quirky, anti-pop Fish, she will release a new EP This Is It in January. First taste is Oh Me I’m Never – retaining the lo-fi quality of earlier recordings, it is a hypnotic slab of quirky indie rock that sounds like a … Continue reading ShitKid – Oh Me I’m Never

ShitKid – Two Motorbikes

Like many we have been charmed by the tipsy musings of Sweden’s Åsa Söderqvist, aka ShitKid, backed with resolutely lo-fi guitar fuzz and digital drum-beats, but executed with rock n’ roll grit and charming nonchalance. She will release her highly anticipated debut album Fish via PNKSLM Recordings on the 2nd June and the latest track from it is Two Motorbikes, of which she says “This … Continue reading ShitKid – Two Motorbikes

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Justin Townes Earle – Graceland Hazel English – Love Is Dead Kevin Morby – Bag Of Rats Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – Cumberland Gap Waxahatchee – Silver (Demo) ShitKid – Alright Big Thief – Breathe In My Lungs Trevor Sensor – High Beams Danny & The Champions Of The World – Swift Street Mac DeMarco – One More Love Song David Bazan – … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

ShitKid – Sugartown

With a distinctly lo-fi sound and DIY aesthetic that starkly contrasts with the regular image of Scandinavian music, Sweden’s ShitKid, aka 24-year-old Stockholm based Åsa Söderqvist, returns with a new release EP 2, and a new single Sugar Town. Probably the best thing she’s done to date with its garage pop swagger and catchy refrain, you can listen to the single below, and pre-order the … Continue reading ShitKid – Sugartown

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Well, on this gloomiest of weeks a little ray of sunshine perhaps with some new music gathered up from the best of the last seven days (oh the irony). So while Johnson and Gove revel in the toxic slime of their own making and the Labour Party implodes, hit play on nine new songs from the likes of Devendra Banhart, ShitKid, Wymond Miles, The Wind-Up Birds and covers … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 12)

It has been a good while since the last Nickel In The Jukebox feature. So to put that right, here are ten new tunes of different styles for you to compare and contrast. We like them all, but you decide for yourself – hit or miss? The Bones Of J.R. Jones – Hammers And Nails  [RIYL: Blues, Scott H Biram, William Elliott Whitmore]   ShitKid – … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 12)