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  • "It doesn’t matter what they play, its passion, intimate and of high quality." - Folkworld
  • "A bold mixture of Swedish and British folk music entirely comfortable with both traditions and each other." - Bright Young Folk
  • "Sensitive, warm, peaceful and very beautifully played .. balsam for the soul." - Spelmannen (translated from Swedish)
  • "Their playing is accomplished and completely absorbing." - FiddleOn
  • We say Wow!” - Ytterjärna Arts Centre
  • “A sensitive, mellifluous pairing of fiddle and saxes in elegantly reflective exploration.” - Andrew Cronshaw, fRoots

June 2018

We are so chuffed with the reviews of Life Continuum!

In England we received a review that perfectly describes what we hoped to purvey with Life Continuum. Below a short excerpt, the whole review can be read here.

“Life Continuum is an album of emotional peaks and troughs. It’s music that grabs you Pied Piper like you don’t want it to stop ever. Having heard it you can’t imagine being without it.” – Fatea Magazine Website

In Sweden a track from the album is included on the compilation CD of Lira, the biggest folk & jazz magazine, along with Lira Likes!

 

June 2018

We have finally moved into our caravan to start our two-month long international album launch tour. 20 odd gigs, in Sweden, England, Scotland and Germany. Follow us on our facebook page to receive tour updates.

Our new album Life Continuum can be purchased from the SHOP page.

Caravan tour 2018. "Life Continuum"

March 2018
You can now buy your pre-release copy of our brand new album “Life Continuum”! Official release date 1 June. Here is a taster from the album, filmed live by Mattias de Smet during our Belgium tour:

January 2018
We are in the final stages of recoding our third album, Life Continuum.

“This is the first time I’ve cried in my studio!” said Oskar, our recording engineer, when we recorded “Ocean of Blue”. The album will be released at Ransäterstämman at the beginning of June, marking the start of our two month long album launch tour. For the second year running we are embarking on an international caravan tour. This time we will be playing in Sweden, England, Scotland, Wales and Germany, finishing up at Korrö Folkmusikfestival. A summer to look forward to.

Oskar, vår studiotekniker sa "Det här är första gången jag gråtit i studion" när vi spelade in låten Ocean of Blue till kommande platta.

September 2017
Below is a teaser from our new family show “Sounds of the World”.
A collaboration with storyteller Mikael Öberg, weaving stories and music from near and far. Here in Swedish, but the show can also be performed in English 🙂

August 2017
We recently returned home after 3 months on the road, including our 6 week UK crazy caravan tour. Thanks to all who helped us along the way – it was such an enriching trip, both as musicians and as a family. We enjoyed it so much we will be returning in 2018 to coincide with the release of our third album!

Here are some tour photos:

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A lovely evening in Lancaster.

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The family’s hands at Fire in the Mountain festival.

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From a live recording at BBC Radio Bristol.

En sida från vår analoga gigbok som följer oss och hjälper oss komma ihåg våra konserter.

A page from our analogue gig book which comes to all of our gigs.

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Sketch by audience member Christina Dembinska at Fire in the Mountain.

April 2017

Daniel & Emma in Turkey

We’re blown away by the experience of playing with a symphony orchestra! Thank you to Suzi Ersahin of the Swedish Institute, the brilliant and openminded conductor Ender Sakpinar, Eskişehir Büyükşehir Belediyesi Senfoni Orkestrası, the town mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen and AccessAbility Exhibition for a fantastic and inspirational collaboration. We were received with such enthusiasm, four encores and a handmade sculpture by the town mayor!

Daniel & Emma in Turkey

 

March 2017

On 31st March we will be soloists backed by Eskisehir’s Symphony Orchestra! We will be playing excerpts from Kalle Ankarblom’s brilliant piece Symphonic Stomp of Sweden, as well as some duos, to mark the opening of an exhibition produced by the Swedish Institute. We’re very excited!

February 2017
‘Tango till de tappra’ by Daniel Reid.

December 2016

Thank you to those who have followed us during 2016. It has a been an exiting year with festival gigs, a collaboration with storyteller Mikael Öberg, church concerts and the premier of our folk music course SOLFOLKET! Emma has also been nominated for a Swedish Grammy with the project Blåferdi with Lena Willemark, and Daniel’s project Nybyggnan as been chosen to give a showcase at the Swedish Folk Awards 2017.

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We are really looking forward to 2017, especially to our 6-week tour of the UK (with our family and our caravan!).  Thanks to the Swedish Arts Council for their support. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!