Unmistakably Nordic in flavor, Sofia Talvik somehow still conforms to American interpretations of her own original music, a North Sea siren blending sparkle and melancholy, creating a special niche of folk music.
I had a great time in Illinois and did a lot of radio and interviews. Here’s a few of them.
[quote] With her light, airy soprano and haunting, faraway melancholy, it’s easy to imagine Talvik herself hypnotizing crowds in a small-town biker bar, right before vanishing into the ether (…) continue reading here [/quote]
Mike Schulz, River Cities Reader
[quote] In 2008, Ms. Talvik became the first Swedish female singer to play the Lollapalooza festival. This year, she was showcased at the International Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis, Tenn., and South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. (continue reading here) [/quote]
Fresh from a powerful performance at 2008’s Lollapalooza festival, Sweden’s Sofia Talvik is now poised to conquer the States with the release of her devastatingly beautiful third album. It’s a record of staggering elegance, with the faintest trace of Scandinavian twee and youthful exuberance. (Chris R, CD Baby)
Don’t miss the SXSW showcases:
Wednesday March 18, 11pm:
The Ale House, 310 E6 Old Pecan St.
Saturday Marc 21, 6pm:
Sheraton Hotel, 701 East 11th Street Austin, TX 78701.
If you are working in the music industry and would like to schedule a meeting or a an interview, please contact:
Jonas Westin, CEO Makaki Music – email Laura Hamlett, Big Fat Cat PR – email
I’m happy to announce that I’ve been invited to showcase my music at SXSW 2009 in Austin, Texas. South by SouthwestÂ is THE music industry event of the year. It’s here that you will find all the latest trends, new big acts and all the important people.
I guess that my music really impressed the people at SXSW since they invited me. I’m thrilled, honored and excited. I will do my best to rock their socks of i March. And to all you guys that plan to attend, SEE YOU THERE! Keep an eye out for me and inform all your friends.
Good news!Â I’ve made it to theÂ Top10 in the Singer/Songwriter competition on famecast.com, and if I make to Top5 I get to go to Austin, Texas to perform live in the finals.
You can help me by voting on my video on famecast.com. Just follow the instructions below! And don’t forget to tell all your friends about it!