Benjamin Gustafsson is a singer-songwriter and composer from Sweden. Benjamin’s musical output spans both acoustic folk songs (in English and Swedish) and instrumental compositions for the piano. He produces his own recordings from his small home studio in the solitude of the Swedish countryside.
Benjamin’s creative influences include Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa, Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, and songwriters such as Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Nick Cave. Outside of music, his creative pursuits include photography, writing, reading, and exploring the forest that surrounds his home.
Benjamin Gustafsson has announced his album release The Nature Within, his first with Decca Records US. The 11-track set will be released on Sept. 8, 2023 and the first single from the collection is “Sleeping?” out now.
American singer/songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist King Princess delivers her soulful vocals over warm, atmospheric synth production inspired by influences like Perfume Genius, Nick Cave, Beyoncé, and Dolly Parton.
King Princess has released new song “The Bend”, co-produced with Aaron Dessner, as part of NME and Bose’s C23 mixtape that will also feature Flo Milli, 070 Shake and others.
Gretel Hänlyn is a singer from London. Having been raised on a diet of Nick Cave she picked up a guitar & started writing her own gothic stories and songs at age 11. As she grew as a musician, started going to gigs & fell in love with Tim Buckley, Nirvana and then Wolf Alice, her songwriting began to morph into what it is today; a mix of hi-fi grunge, goth-pop and alt/indie ballads.
Following on from the release of her highly-praised debut EP ‘Slugeye’ and subsequent follow-up outing ‘Drive’ earlier this year, Gretel Hänlyn is now looking to see out her 2022 with a brand new single.
It’s been seven strange years since New Zealand-based indie legends Veils’ last and sixth studio album Total Depravity, and Finn Andrews has a new double LP to show for it. …And Out Of The Void Came Love is the result of this tumultuous period of injury, isolation and new life…
The single is a rich, luxurious delight – delivered with a preacher-like intensity that recalls Nick Cave on the pulpit, and cloaked in an anthemic statuesque finery with sweeping strings and shimmering, sparkling instrumentation. This is a grand presentation: an ebbing and flowing sonic embrace with an endless horizon and a celestial glory.
US rock legend and ‘Because The Night’ star Patti Smith has recorded an “extraordinary” cover version of the song which got Peaky Blinders off to a flying start right at the very beginning of its city-based gangster odyssey.
The beginning of Nick Cave’s Red Right Hand literally chimed perfectly with the first Peaky Blinders episode screened in September 2013 when Cillian Murphy’s character Tommy Shelby imposed himself perfectly onto the set of an industrial scene brought thrillingly to life with flames and the sound of people making things.
Born and raised in Elephant and Castle, Joy Crookes musical journey has garnered Amy Winehouse and Lauryn Hill comparisons. The daughter of a Bengali mother and an Irish father, she grew up listening to an eclectic mix of genres – everything from Nick Cave, to King Tubby, Kendrick Lamar and and as a result she’s curious, passionate and music obsessed – traits that creep into her own creations at every opportunity. Joy’s universally appealing sound and knack for smart, modern storytelling and her candid, fearless attitude has seen grow ever amassing fanbase waiting avidly for her next move.
Now, the 22-year-old British-Irish-Bangladeshi musician is releasing a debut album that makes a strong statement about her identity. Joy Crookes’s Introspective Soul Digs Deep Beneath Her ‘Skin’