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Amason — at Bla in Oslo, Norway on Jan 28, 2014

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at Bla in Oslo, Norway on Jan 28, 2014

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Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Album of the Week: Sleater-Kinney

Plus Stream New Albums from Ride, Friendly Fires, Shura, Amason, Blanck Mass, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, and More

Aug 16, 2019

Sleater-Kinney have released a new album, The Center Won't Hold, today via Mom + Pop and it's our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album below. Below that are streams of other notable albums released today: Amason, Blanck Mass, Friendly Fires, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Hold Steady, Oso Oso, Ride, and Shura. More

Jun 19, 2019

Sweden's Amason have shared a new song, "Marry Me Just For Fun," via a video for the track. They have also announced their intentions to release a double album in two parts, so essentially they are releasing two albums, with the first one due out August 16 and part two due out in spring 2020.  More

Amason Share Video for “You Don’t Have to Call Me”

First Single from New Album Due This August

May 02, 2019

Last month Sweden's Amason shared a new song, the slow-burner "You Don't Have to Call Me" (it was one of our Songs of the Week). Now they have shared a video for the song. The band's own Pontus Winnberg directed the clip, which has a collage feel, mixing black & white photos of the band with colorful animation. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Hayden Thorpe, Aldous Harding, and More

Plus Tame Impala, Amason, Wand, Clinic, Mark Ronson and Lykke Li, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 12, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We were a bit indecisive this week. There were lots of new tracks to sort through and lots of good ones, but none that immediately screamed #1 Song of the Week. But then we realized there was actually a clear winner after-all.  More

Apr 11, 2019

Sweden's Amason have shared a new song, the slow-burner "You Don't Have to Call Me." It's the first single from their upcoming new album, which a press release says is due out this August. They have also done a P3 Session (a Norwegian radio program on NRK P3) where they perform "You Don't Have to Call Me" and "Ålen," with the latter song morphing into a cover of Kendrick Lamar and SZA's "All the Stars," from the Black Panther soundtrack. More

Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share New Song – “Hurts to Liv”

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Sep 25, 2017

LIV is a Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. Now LIV have shared a delicate new song, "Hurts to Liv." More

Listen: Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share New Song - “Dream Awake”

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Nov 11, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling.  More

Watch: Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share “Wings of Love” NSFW Video Directed by Li

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Oct 12, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. More

Sep 30, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. More

Watch: Amason - “I Want to Know What Love Is” (Foreigner Cover) Video

California Airport Love EP Out Now via Fairfax Recordings/INGRID

May 03, 2016

Sweden's Amason have covered Foreigner's '80s classic "I Want to Know What Love Is" on their recent EP, California Airport Love. Now the band has shared a video for their cover. Filip Nilsson directed the clip, which is about a man's international hunt for the Yeti. It stars Erick Lundqvist. Watch it below via Pitchfork, who premiered it. More

Watch: Amason - “California Dreamin’” Video

California Airport Love EP Out Now

Apr 01, 2016

Amason has covered The Mamas and The Papas' cover of "California Dreamin'" for a live session for the H&M Loves Coachella campaign. More

Listen: Amason – “Went to War (Sotomayor X Edi K Remix)”

Sky City Out Now via Fairfax Recordings/INGRID

Sep 22, 2015

Sweden's Amason have shared a new remix of their song "Went to War." The original song can be found on the band's debut album, Sky City, which came out back in January on Fairfax Recordings/INGRID. The remix was done by Sotomayor, the electronic music duo consisting of Mexican siblings Raul and Paulina Sotomayor.  More

Watch: Amason - “Yellow Moon” Video

Sky City Out Now via Fairfax Recordings/INGRID

Jun 30, 2015

Amason were one of the highlights of Under the Radar's official nighttime SXSW showcase back in March. Only a couple week ago the Swedish band released a video for "Kelly," but now they already have a new one out for "Yellow Moon." More

Watch: Amason - “Kelly” Video

Sky City Out Now via Fairfax Recordings/INGRID

Jun 17, 2015

Amason were one of the highlights of Under the Radar's official nighttime SXSW showcase back in March and now the Swedish band have released a video for "Kelly." The partly animated video for "Kelly" was directed by Scandinavian visual artist Tobias Centerwall. More

Under the Radar Announces April/May Issue with Tame Impala on the Cover

Issue 53 Also Includes Interviews with Death Cab for Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus and Mary Chain on Psychocandy, Father John Misty, Charlie Cox of Marvel's: Daredevil, Domhnall Gleeson, Courtney Barnett, and More

Apr 10, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the April/May 2015 issue, which is about to hit newsstands. It features Tame Impala on the cover. Actor Charlie Cox talks about his starring role in the new Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil. We interview The Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid and Creation Records' founder Alan McGee about the 30th anniversary of the Scottish band's iconic debut album, 1985's Psychocandy. The issue also includes interviews with Death Cab For Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, Father John Misty, Domhnall Gleeson of Ex Machina, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Laura Marling, Django Django, Will Butler, Purity Ring, San Fermin, TORRES, Twin Shadow, Matthew E. White, Amason, Jacco Gardner, Tobias Jesso Jr., Petite Noir, Natalie Prass, SOAK, and more. More

Check Out Photos from Under the Radar’s Official SXSW Showcase at Central Presbyterian Church

Featuring Shots of TORRES, San Fermin, Amason, Boxed In, Springtime Carnivore, Talk In Tongues, and Dinner

Apr 03, 2015

Under the Radar hosted an official nighttime showcase at SXSW this year on the final night of the Austin music conference (Saturday). The event happened at Central Presbyterian Church, a beautiful building with amazing acoustics, and featured sets from TORRES, San Fermin, Amason, Boxed In, Springtime Carnivore, Talk In Tongues, and Dinner. Photographers Wendy Lynch Redfern and Johannes Andersen were there to capture the action. More

Anatomy of a Song: Gustav Ejstes of Amason on “Duvan”

Sky City out now via Fairfax Recordings/INGRID - Playing Under the Radar's Official SXSW Showcase This Saturday

Mar 20, 2015

A song is a chance overlapping of countless variables in an artist's life. Anatomy of a Song is a place where those variables can be dissected and examined. In this edition, Gustav Ejstes of Sweden's Amason discusses the track "Duvan" from their debut album, Sky City, out now on Fairfax Recordings/INGRID.  More

Under the Radar’s SXSW 2015 Events to Feature of Montreal, Mew, Torres, San Fermin, and Many More

Thursday Day Party and Saturday Official Nighttime Showcase; Lineups Also Include East India Youth, Matthew E. White, Boxed In, Jacco Gardner, and Others

Mar 06, 2015

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for our two SXSW 2015 events. This year we are having a day party at the Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, March 19, and an official nighttime showcase at Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 21. Our events are set to feature performances from of MontrealMewTorresSan FerminEast India YouthMatthew E. WhiteJacco GardnerBoxed InSOAKAmasonSpringtime CarnivorePompeiiTalk in Tongues, and Dinner. More

Feb 01, 2015

On Jan 28, Amason performed at Blå in Oslo, Norway. More


Interviews

Amason

Riding the Big Horse

Jul 29, 2015

Amason never had a plan. The story of this Swedish band's formation spans years of friendship and admiration, a bond that eventually assembled itself into a band in 2012, when members Amanda Bergman, Pontus Winnberg, Petter Winnberg, Nils Törnqvist, and Gustav Ejstes put aside their musical projects to start anew. More

Pleased to Meet You Spotlight: Amason

Slowly Piecing the Puzzle - Playing Under the Radar's Official SXSW Showcase This Saturday

Mar 16, 2015

This new Swedish band features some of the country's most seasoned vets.  More


Reviews

Galaxy I

Galaxy I

Amasonason

Aug 19, 2019

Crafty Swedes Amason have remained relatively quiet since 2015's debut album Sky City, but they're making up for lost time with plans to rapid fire release two albums in a row. More

SXSW 2015 Saturday - Under the Radar Showcase - TORRES, San Fermin, Amason, Boxed In, and More

March 21st, 2015

Apr 03, 2015

For almost a decade now Under the Radar has been hosting unofficial day parties at the annual SXSW music conference and festival in Austin, Texas. More