TUE, AUG 8, 2006 at 12:00 AM


In Sweden, there lives a fellow by the name of Emil Svanängen who makes records and plays shows under the somewhat inscrutable name of Loney, Dear. In either his tiny, sweltering hot Stockholm studio apartment or the cool basement of his parents’ house, Emil has recorded and then released himself on CD-R four albums in the last two or three years. Not only do we admire such a work ethic, we have heard these albums and they are amazing (and have been described as, "soulful indie folk with a powerful mini orchestra?).

It is because we are so crazy about Loney, Dear that we are so excited to announce that we have recently persuaded him to work with us! We will be releasing the album Loney, Noir on February 6, 2007. It is our hope, that on hearing this album, you will be similarly excited. In the meantime, you can learn more about Loney, Dear here and/or here!

Everyone? This is Emil. Emil? This is everyone.

Posted by Harry Dean Hudson