One of the Museum of Danish America's graduate student interns from Denmark, Helle Christensen, is presenting her favorite contemporary Danish music. Part I will feature music in Danish, and Part II will be music in English!
Singer/songwriter Tina Dickow epitomizes the Nordic feel - even more so after she married an Icelandic musician and moved to Iceland, where the grand nature surroundings must be a great source of inspiration.
Søren Huss is a singer/songwriter, who before his solo career was lead singer in the rockband Saybia. He's got some very powerful vocals that translates to some very impacting songs. "Et Hav af Udstrakte Hænder" [An ocean of extended hands] - https://play.spotify.com/track/2C0iEdLXanscPYGpwO2oSm "De sorte tal" [the black numbers] - https://play.spotify.com/track/1ncjwLouXvGf7jDKnWGiKA
The biggest Danish rapper L. [Liam O'Connor] has been around for a long time and released some great music in the process dealing with some deep and interesting issues - like has catholic background and issues with drugs.
Singer/songwriter Rasmus Nøhr is usually very happy-go-lucky in his music, but his latest hit "Retursekund" [return second] is the kind of song that brings a tear to the eye, if you really listen to the lyrics. "Retursekund" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLIjgKXURdM
The William Blakes is a very critically acclaimed band that has also received the 'Star-sprinkling' award from the Crown prince and princess. The Light - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qA42Cm8rcuI Caves and light - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ86UuA5U1o Science is Religion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7uWwPL1OK4 Secrets of the State - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs5vrLS2XlE
The reggae related dancehall has really prospered in Denmark in last years, and one of the thriving artists is Wafande, who is mostly know for his happy, fun-spirited songs. "Gi' mig et smil" feat. Kaka [give me a smile] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0znzBFv9inM&feature=kp "Uartig" [naughty] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7kZTtVvG-I
Singer/songwriter Rasmus Walter has both beautiful songs and vocals. And he's from a talented family, as his brother won an Oscar this year with the short film "Helium". "Endeløst" [without end] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_QGeJ9WqyY "Dybt vand" [deep water] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_QGeJ9WqyY
stream: MØ - Pilgrim (MS MR remix) - Two of the currently hottest pop acts emerging into one on a remix is always quite the fest, especially if the turn-out is this glorious. MS MR give MØ’s Pilgrim a.