Gareth Dickson (UK) + Small Feet + Pombo + Iiris Viljanen (FI) + Kristian Anttila + The Revoid Ensamble + Makthaverskan
"an artist of real originality.... haunting" The Wire
"ethereal, hazy melancholy" - 4 stars Mojo Magazine
"Dickson's music creeps in to some deeper unconsciousness or otherworldly space... some kind of waking dream" Decoder Magazine
Based around the acoustic guitar, Gareth Dickson's songs employ analogue delay and reverb in an attempt to recreate something of the modern ambient/electronic musical landscape as well as referencing some of the well known fingerpickers of the past. Sometimes entirely instrumental, sometimes with sparing vocals, always with the idea of exploring and finding new possibilities for an age old instrument.
"Where Dickson excels is with his unique use of the guitar as a sou...
Matti Kristian Anttila (born March 4, 1979) is a Gothenburg based Finnish-Swedish indie pop musician. Anttila's father is from Finland, his mother from Bulgaria. During his first year he lived in Skövde but then he moved with his mother to Gothenburg. Anttila released his debut album 'Natta de mina' in 2003. He followed up in 2005 with the EP 'Sockerläpp' and the album 'Innan bomberna'. June 2008 saw the release of his third album, 'Lille Napoleon'. The music is mostly guitar-based indiepop with melancholic lyrics and some electronic references. Read more on Last.fm . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.