Perhaps a bit of a generalisation, but Scandanavian music seems to be hitting the mark more and more for me over the past year or so…Little Dragon, Those Dancing Days, Blue Foundation, Ida Maria, and potentially my favourite track of the year so far from Lindstrom & Christabelle.

The Knife - Silent Shout

This song is from another Swedish electronic duo, The Knife, who’ve actually been around for more than 10 years – they originally formed in 1999.

The Knife – We Share Our Mothers’ Health

It opens with a sound effect-style intro and is, in my mind, perfect for a Terminator attack build-up scene unfolding into a full-on chase sequence… it’s also perfect for Met-line tube dancing.

The band are brother-sister duo Karin Dreijer Andersson (now of Fever Ray) and Olof Dreijer and the track is from their 2006 album, Silent Shout.

I also recently came across Colouring of Pigeons on Stereogum, which is from a collaborative album with Mt. Sims called Tomorrow In A Year (to be released on Mute on March 6). Starts fairly strangely but evolves into a wonderfully dramatic epic of a song. Give it about 3min 8s…