Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros did two fantastic performances with That’s What’s Up and Man on Fire on Kimmel TV- Show last night, both songs are from their second album, Here, which came out May 29.
I saw them at last years Oya Festival in Oslo it was good, but my expectations were perhaps a bit too high…
After seeing these two clips I really look forward seeing them again this summer at Vikedal Roots Festival. I Believe it’s gonna be a better concert than the one in Oslo, I think they’re a better band now.
Saturday City is an accoustic 60’s inspired indie/pop duo consisting of brothers, Magnus (29) and Stian (23) Gulbrandsen from Moss, Norway. They have a pleasant, mellow but fresh sound that reminds me of Iron & Wine or William Fitzsimmons but with the added harmony parts.
We’ve played together in a couple of bands that just stopped functioning, we then decided to go for it, just the two of us.
Their musical favourites include Townes Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen, early Bee Gees, John Martyn and Beatles (and more). Very good taste in music and the influences seep into their lovely songs. They’ve described their music as “Folk/country-ish but with a “beatlesque” touch”. That’s about right, I think. Continue reading Look out for: Saturday City→