Nora Karlsson, aka Boys, is a 22-year-old Swede from Umae, a city located in the country’s northern portion known for “its museums and cultural institutions.” She plays guitar and contributes backing vocals for HOLY, another Swedish band signed to Pink Slime Recordings (PNKSLM).
For the past 13 years Henrik Appel has been a regular feature in the landscape of Stockholm’s garage scene. Offering musical contrast and continuity in energy and ambition, he’s played in a number of bands; Martin Savage Gang, Kilroy, and Lion’s Den – the new three-piece outfit in which he takes lead. However, Appel’s unrelenting…
There’s a moment in “and she breaks the day! A clarity” – the second track of HOLY’s sophomore album All These Worlds Are Yours – when it’s clear the trajectory is set. Opening track, “Night on Earth” bursts open with the smell of rocket fuel and an ambition for the stars, but it’s not long before the promise of an incredible journey becomes a live-able, realizable dream.
HOLY, the brainchild of Swedish artist Hannes Ferm, makes a welcome return to our ears with the title track of his upcoming album, “all these worlds are yours”.