In this tenth edition, we want to introduce you to Norwegian musicians that everyone needs to listen.
1. Anna of the North
Anna of the North is a Norwegian electro-pop artist known for her dreamy vocals and lush, synth-heavy production. Her music is deeply introspective and often explores themes of heartbreak, self-discovery, and personal growth. With a sound that’s been compared to the likes of Robyn, Lykke Li, and Tove Lo, Anna of the North has built a loyal fanbase around the world and continues to push the boundaries of what pop music can be.
Aurora Aksnes, known professionally as Aurora, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter known for her ethereal vocals and poetic lyrics. Her music often incorporates elements of indie pop, art pop, and electronic music.
Highasakite is an indie pop band from Oslo that blends electronic and acoustic elements to create a unique sound that’s both introspective and anthemic. Their music is known for its lush harmonies, intricate arrangements, and emotionally charged lyrics.
Kakkmaddafakka is an indie rock band from Bergen known for their high-energy live performances and catchy, danceable songs. Their music is a fusion of indie rock, pop, and funk, with lyrics often sung in Norwegian.
5. Sondre Lerche
Sondre Lerche is a Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist known for his catchy pop melodies and introspective lyrics. His music often incorporates elements of indie pop, jazz, and bossa nova.
Bendik is a Norwegian indie pop artist known for her powerful vocals and upbeat songs. Her music often incorporates elements of electronic and acoustic music, with lyrics often sung in Norwegian.
Frøkedal is a Norwegian indie folk artist known for her haunting vocals and introspective lyrics. Her music often incorporates elements of acoustic and electronic music, with a focus on atmospheric soundscapes.
8. Okay Kaya
Okay Kaya is a Norwegian-American artist known for her soulful vocals and genre-bending approach to music. Her music incorporates elements of alternative R&B, folk, and electronic music, with lyrics often exploring themes of identity, sexuality, and mental health.
Hajk is a Norwegian indie pop band known for their intricate arrangements and catchy, upbeat songs. Their music often incorporates elements of jazz and electronic music, with lyrics often sung in English.
10. Great News
Great News is an indie rock band from Bergen known for their energetic live performances and catchy, guitar-driven songs. Their music is a fusion of indie rock, pop, and garage rock, with lyrics often exploring themes of youth and nostalgia.