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.
Sofia Talvik – You bring me back
The xx – Islands (Blue Nile remix)
Phoenix – Everything is everything (Acoustic exclusive live session)
Bat for Lashes – Pearls dream (Cenzo Townshend radio edit)
Radiohead – Creep (Acoustic)
MGMT – Electric feel (Justice remix)
Stone Temple Pilots – Plush (Acoustic)
Miike Snow – Animal (Punks Jump Up remix)
Famecast is giving away two 3-day passes to the 2008 Lollapalooza festival to one lucky FameCast fan or artist. This is your chance to be front and center for headliners Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kanye West, NIN and FameCast’s own Sofia Talvik.
All you have to do is create a video less than 3 minutes long telling us why you want to go to Lollapalooza. It doesn’t have to be professionally done, creativity is what counts here. Submissions are due by July 4th. The winner will be chosen July 11th and the festival will be held Aug. 1-3 in Chicago (please note airfare and accommodations are not included).
**To submit: Simply upload your video to your BackStage profile and title it,”Send Me to Lollapalooza”. Fans, to upload a video you will need to upgrade your account for free here.