Radio Northern Europe International’s Playlists

This page contains playlists for the current year (2023). Previous years & RNEIxtra are found in the dropdown next to playlists.

The format for our playlists is:
Artist – Title (With YouTube Link) [Country Flag]
Rose’s comments on the songs.
[๐Ÿ“…: Release Date – โ–ถ๏ธ: Spotify Streams – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Source – ๐Ÿ” : Categories]

#45 September 2023 -Spotify Playlist-’s Song of the Month

  • รSDรS – Angel Eyes ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    Icelandic born, Germany-residing artist รSDรS brings us this fabulous synth-pop track ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.23 – โ–ถ: 559k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • KUUMAA – Tulipalo ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    Here’s a massive Finnish hit with a stream count over 3x the population of Finland! I feel it’s quite catchy and enjoyable to listen to and hope you do too :3
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.30 – โ–ถ: 16.2m – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Ivy Lane – Untouchable ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    A fantastic, mellow synth-pop song from new pop-duo Ivy Lane from Sweden, I find this one quite relaxing to listen to ^_^
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.08.11 – โ–ถ: 24.2k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Julia Alfrida – Like A Bass ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    Swedish artist Julia Alfrida is back after almost a year with this punchy bop of a song, I love the energy in this one! ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.07 – โ–ถ: 13.9k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Artist Releases – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Gabba – Luohtejumezagat Sรกmi
    Spellemannsprisen Tradisjonsmusikk 2022 winning Sรกmi band Gabba, which means Ivory Coated Reindeer, bring us this lovely Joik!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.04.08 – โ–ถ: 9.9k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Radio Nova – ๐Ÿ” : Small ArtistTraditional/Folk]
  • Zakku, Nakanojojo & Arigato Yuina – Matcha Love ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    Japanese artists Zakku, Nakanojojo & Arigato Yuina bring us this upbeat, crisp, dance-pop duet (Introduced by Arigato Yuina). With retro vibes scattered throughout the backing track to accompany the pretty and catchy vocals, I love this track and it’s become my most listened to song over the past 365 days! ^_^
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2020.07.10 – โ–ถ: 204k๏ธ – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]

RNEI’s Song Through Time Mix: You’re Beautiful

  • Here is an interesting genre mashup for this month’s song through time featuring a well known song, I hope you like it ๐Ÿ™‚
    • James Blunt – You’re Beautiful ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2005.08.08 – โ–ถ: 805m – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
    • Amazonics – You’re Beautiful ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2017.08.25 – โ–ถ: 1.1m – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
    • Roger Robin – You’re Beautiful ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2010.05.04 – โ–ถ: 203k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
    • Paratone & S:NE – You’re Beautiful ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.07 – โ–ถ: 203k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • WNDR – Get Down (RNEI Data Extended Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    WNDR Won’t let us down with this data-encompassing bop of a dance track!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.05.26 – โ–ถ: 18.4k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big ArtistDance]

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Martha Tilston – Bigger Bridges ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.09.24 – โ–ถ: 16.7k]
  • Superslow – Hello ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.10 – โ–ถ: 8.7k]
  • Blomst – ร˜kernsenteret ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.13 – โ–ถ: 26.2k]
  • Aktiv Dรถdshjelp – Brusjan ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.05.14 – โ–ถ: 41.7k]

Stephen’s Feature on the Isle of Weight Artist Angelina Grimshaw

  • JC & Angelina Grimshaw – Mountain Ramble ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2015 – โ–ถ: NA]
  • Angelina Grimshaw – January butterfly ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2016.12.02 – โ–ถ: NA]
  • Angelina Grimshaw – Bye Bye Bye ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2019 – โ–ถ: NA]
  • Angelina Grimshaw – Dark Heart ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2016.12.02 – โ–ถ: NA]

DK Radio #2 (Channel 292, ๐Ÿ’ฟ= Record Label)

  • ESSEL – Lennon (Original Mix) ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    When I first heard of this song, the most striking audio feature that got me right away was the donk sound, right at the beginning. Then the message of its lyrics is something that I resonate with lately.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.01 – โ–ถ: 4.6m – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: Toolroom Productions]
  • Mochakk fr. Joni – Da Fonk (Koniick Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด
    While discovering this edit of the song, first thought was that it reminded me of a deadmau5 song. The rest of the song is pure funkiness.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.06 – โ–ถ: NA – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: NA]
  • deadmau5 – Maths ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    One of my all-time favorite classics from deadmau5.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2012.01.01 – โ–ถ: 6.6m – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: mau5trap Recordings]
  • Mike Richards – Turn up the lights (Original Mix) ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    Stellar voice, banger House rhythm.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.09 – โ–ถ: NA – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: Full Dance Records]
  • Disposal Beats – Funky Store ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    Originally, I found this song over a collection of Various Artists album, called “Funky House Deluxe 2023” from Garage Recordings. I still don’t know their origins, but this is the first track I found from them. Pretty solid.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.08.01 – โ–ถ: NA – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: Garage Recordings]
  • Alexander Som & Elte – After Love ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
    This sells me the summer vibes in House music. Funky, warm, bright, with deep vocals. Perfect.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.09 – โ–ถ: 65.5k – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: Club Sweat]
  • Luanmer ft. fss.s – Sparkle ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
    A Future Funk tune that I’ve found to be a perfect bridge between the Funky House music and the current meme entry. Anime aesthetic with funky vibes.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.09.03 – โ–ถ: 47.7k – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: Self-release]
  • Yoko Takahashi x Aqua – A Cruel Barbie’s Thesis (Mashup) ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
    One of the meme song entries that quickly ended up becoming one of the most popular mashup of this summer.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.25 – โ–ถ: 1.2m on YouTube – ๐Ÿ’ฟ: NA]

#44 August 2023 -Spotify Playlist-

  • BESS & Nopsakalka – Viisi Kesรครค (RNEI Radio Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    Starting off the show is this track from well-known Finnish artist BESS and her producer Nopsakalka. Great singing and a bopping backing got this one in my head!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.07.02 – โ–ถ: 6.3M – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]’s Song of the Month

  • September – Ocean Of Love ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    Petra Marklund has created this track under her stage name September as a disco tribute to Pride!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.28 – โ–ถ: 28.2k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Neon Capital – Open Doors (RNEI Radio Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
    80s-style Synthwave at it’s finest! It’s a treat to be able to play you all this retro-inspired gem!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.07 – โ–ถ: 11.7k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Kryger – Se pรฅ meg nรฅ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    Introduced by Kryger from Sandnes, a small city south of Stavanger in Norway, comes this track I really enjoy the upbeat punchy vocals and indie sound to this track!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.05.26 – โ–ถ: 6993 – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Radio Nova – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Najana – Joik of the Turning Tide *Sรกmi*
    Here is a fantastic, atmospheric and powerful joik (said as yoik) from Sรกmi artist Najana.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.25 – โ–ถ: 11.7k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Radio Nova – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist Traditional/Folk]
  • Aintops – ๅคๅˆฅใ‚Œ (Summer Farewell) ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    Beautiful, emotive and pretty is how I’d describe this gorgeous instrumental piece that sounds just like it was from an emotional anime movie!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.08.25 – โ–ถ: 64.4k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]

RNEI’s Song Through Time Mix: Vill ha dej / Vill ha dig

  • Here is our first “Song Through Time” mix of a popular Swedish track “I want you” performed by Freestyle (1980), Drรถmhus (1998), KEiiNO (2019) & Loreen (2004). It’s quite interesting hearing a song evolve isn’t it!
    • Freestyle – Vill ha dej ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
      [๐Ÿ“…: 1980/1981 – โ–ถ: 31.1m – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
    • Drรถmhus – Vill ha dig ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
      [๐Ÿ“…: 1998- โ–ถ: 12.2m – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
    • KEiiNO – Vill ha dig ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2019.09.20 – โ–ถ: 3.1m – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
    • Loreen – Vill ha dig ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
      [๐Ÿ“…: 2004.11.11 – โ–ถ: 578k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • ใ†ใ•ใ“ // Kotu & Project Miyu – Chain of Love (RNEI Rap-Removal Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    From Kotu, the DJ who made “U and Me” with Yuka a few years ago, comes this head-bopping, relaxed, funky dance track that I really love!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.04.22 – โ–ถ: 151k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Hearing “U and Me” on Radio Joystick- ๐Ÿ” : Small ArtistDance]
  • Sunlounger & Zara Taylor – Try to be Love (RNEI Radio & Data Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช&๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    Requested by our long-time listener, Sunwave, comes this uplifting, energetic dance track to end the show with the data embedded inside!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2014.07.18 – โ–ถ: 1.5M – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Request: Sunwave – ๐Ÿ” : Big ArtistDance]

Mamma’s Penguin Paradox

Stephen’s Feature on the Lithuanian band Garbanotas

  • Garbanotas Bosistas – Long Ago Far Away ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2017.11.07 – โ–ถ: 180k]
  • Garbanotas – Jลซros Dugne ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2018.12.04 – โ–ถ: 213k]
  • Garbanotas – Kลซnas dangaus ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.02.23 – โ–ถ: 137k]

#43 July 2023 –Spotify Playlist

  • Ryu Su Jeong – Daydreaming ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
    Starting off the show with mellow summer vibes is this gorgeous little known track from Ryu Su Jeong’s album “Archive of Emotions”.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.20 – โ–ถ: 32.8k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Makoto Rita – Path ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    Here’s a dreamy, pretty song from an upcoming American virtual artist that has gotten stuck in my head this month, I hope you love it as much as I do!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.27 – โ–ถ: 0 – ๐Ÿ”Ž: YouTube – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Dajana, Mamie & Zoro – Big Bad Surprise ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ-๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ-๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    Genderfluid, Serbian-born, half-Nigerian, Swedish singer Dajana brings us this punchy and catchy summer number that I feel you’ll all enjoy!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.02 – โ–ถ: 1563 – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • The Crayon Set – Sunlounger ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
    Irish band The Crayon Set is back with this gentle, soothing summer hit that feels so easy to listen to!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.07.14 – โ–ถ: NA – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Artist Submission – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]’s Song of the Month

  • EYJAA – Summer Hungover ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ-๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    Karl has chosen the latest song from this Danish-Icelandic duo we’ve been following closely. I love the punchy sound, clean vocals and catchy melody to this one ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.02 – โ–ถ: 34.4k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Stuat & Marion Ravn – Det va du ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    Here is an upbeat, happy and catchy song from two big Norwegian artists Stuart and Marion Ravn which translates to “it was you”!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.28 – โ–ถ: 163k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Interesting & ๆณ ้ธขyousa – ๅคงๅ–œ (RNEI Data Edit) ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
    A first for RNEI is this song from China which comes from virtual artist Lรญng yuฤn Yousa and Chinese DJ ้Ÿณ้˜™่ฏ—ๅฌ (Interesting). I find the melody really pretty combining dance and traditional elements with cute vocals ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.03.05 – โ–ถ: 317k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • ็™บ็†ฑๅทซๅฅณ๏ฝžใš – Starlight Dance Floor feat.Ark Brown (2021 Re-Treatment) (RNEI Radio Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    To end the show is this J-dance classic sung by Ark Brown and made by the Touhou Doujin Circle ็™บ็†ฑๅทซๅฅณ๏ฝžใš (Hatsunetsumiko’s), Starlight Dance Floor. A very funky song with great progression, tempo and vocal delivery leading it to be really catchy!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.12.31 – โ–ถ: 115k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist Dance]

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Rave The Reqviem – Ofelia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    [๐Ÿ“…:2022.12.01 – โ–ถ: 415k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Snow White Blood – Emperorโ€™s New Clothes ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.03.11 – โ–ถ: 83.7k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • MajorVoice โ€“ White Wedding ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2019.03.22 – โ–ถ: 30.8k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Megaraptor – Let the Battles Begin! ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.06.23 – โ–ถ: 15.1k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]

Stephen’s Feature on the French Singer/songwriter Cecilem

  • Cecilem – L’excuse A La Muse ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2006.09.01 – โ–ถ: <1k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Cecilem – L’รŽle de Sein ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2015.09.06 – โ–ถ: <1k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Cecilem – La maison au bord de la mer ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.03.03 – โ–ถ: <1k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]

#42 June 2023 -Spotify Playlist-

  • XinU – ๅˆๅ›ณ EYES ๅˆๅ›ณ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    Here is something wonderfully funky and Summery from Japanese artist XinU.
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.05.10 – โ–ถ: 156k – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Systur – Furรฐuverur ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    From Iceland’s 2022 Eurovision artist comes this mellow song that reminds me a little of the Lumineers!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.17 – โ–ถ: 20.9k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Nyarons – Apple Pie ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    With a cassette-tape sound, softly-cute vocals and mellow vibes, this Japanese song is perfect for the summer!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.19 – โ–ถ: 15.6k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • ISรK – Daughters Sรกmi
    ISรK are back with this single featuring lots of musically delicious joiking to get lost in!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.17 – โ–ถ: 20.8k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist Traditional/Folk]
  • Florrie – Falling Back To You ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    With a bit more of an upbeat sound is this British track from Florrie which still has a wonderful, upbeat, summery sound ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.09.16 – โ–ถ: 137k – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]’s Song of the Month

  • Dotter – No Room For Love ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    Karl has chosen the latest single from Dotter (who also sang “Bon Voyage”) to be our song of the month and I’m all for it and it’s powerful vocals with a great scandipop sound!
    [๐Ÿ“… :2023.03.19 – โ–ถ: 109k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Clammbon – Somewhen, Somewhereโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    Japan’s Clammbon brings us this anime-sounding track that continues our soft summery theme for this month, the instruments in this one are really fun!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.29 – โ–ถ: 110k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Phรนng Khรกnh Linh – cฤƒn gรกc mรนa hรจ (sweet summer) ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
    To finish up the show comes this track from Vietnam, inspired by Japanese city-pop (80s Japanese music). It also gives me a bit of a feeling of modern K-pop and I love it!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.11.11 – โ–ถ: 1.3m – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Perfume – Plasma ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.06.27 – โ–ถ: 529k]
  • Frankmusik – Leagues Below ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.05.16 – โ–ถ: 1759]
  • Kรครคrijรค – ROCK ROCK ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2019.03.06 – โ–ถ: 1.5m]
  • Lord Of The Lost – Cha Cha Cha ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.05.05 – โ–ถ: 1.1m]
  • Pip Blom – Tiger ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.04 – โ–ถ: 169k]

Stephen’s Feature on the Breton Singer/songwriter Dom Duff

  • Dom Duff – Kig Ha Fars ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2006.04.20 – โ–ถ: 71k]
  • Dom Duff – Kan an Awen ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2010.03.22 – โ–ถ: NA]
  • Dom Duff – ‘kreiz an dour ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2016.10.21 – โ–ถ: 16.1k]
  • Dom Duff – Ar Bleiz Diwezhaรฑ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2019.05.10 – โ–ถ: 27.6]

#41 May 2023 -Spotify Playlist-

  • ๆต Mizuki – Day by Day ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ
    We’re starting off with some funky, jazzy sounds from Taiwanese virtual artist Mizuki. This song was too good to not share ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.28 – โ–ถ: 12.0k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Tigerstate – Occupied ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    From their self titled album, Olso-bassed collective Tigerstate bring us this track that feels to me like a blend of a Blondie song and the Persona 5 Soundtrack!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.11.11 – โ–ถ: 89.7k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: NRK P3 – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Emi Aramaki – Lonely Night ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    In the fabulous City-Pop style is the debut single from Emi Aramaki! This one’s been on my playlist for about a year now and I’ve still not grown bored of it!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.07.13 – โ–ถ: 213k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Discover – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]’s Song of the Month

  • Dagny – Heartbreak In The Making ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    Karl has chosen one of my favourite Norwegian artists and she’s as good as ever in her latest release ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.28 – โ–ถ: 189k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • RADWIMPS – ๆฑไบฌไธŠ็ฉบ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    From the latest anime film from Shinkai Makoto-san, Suzume / ใ™ใšใ‚ใฎๆˆธ็ท ใพใ‚Š, comes this epic track “Sky over Tokyo” full of many strong emotions. After seeing Suzume at the cinema recently, it makes me emotional listening to it!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.11.10 – โ–ถ: 868k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Watching Suzume – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Vilma Jรครค – Humalahullu ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    Here’s something quite mad but amazing from Finland! I love the catchy melody and danceability of this song!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.03 – โ–ถ: 87.2k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Jรณn Jรณnsson – Dansa (feat. Friรฐrik Dรณr) ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    To finish up with the MFSK inside is this melow-yet-still-dancy Icelandic track from one of my favourite Icelandic artists, Friรฐrik Dรณr!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.05.13 – โ–ถ: 229k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist Dance]

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Liela Moss – Empathy Files ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.01.13 – โ–ถ: 11.4k]
  • Welshly Arms – Dangerous ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.10.21 – โ–ถ: 1.2m]
  • IST IST – Something Has To Give ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.31 – โ–ถ: 41.4k]
  • Pagefire – Roses are Red ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.07.08 – โ–ถ: 1.1m]

Stephen’s Feature on Jodie Marie

  • Jodie Marie – I Got You ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2011.01.01 – โ–ถ: 68.5k]
  • Jodie Marie – Only One I’m Thinking Of ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2015.07.24 – โ–ถ: 11k]
  • Jodie Marie – The Answer ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.02.12 – โ–ถ: 2147]
  • Jodie Marie – Eye of the Storm ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.04.14 – โ–ถ: 1530]

#40 April 2023 -Spotify Playlist-

  • Caitlin Myers & Un3h – Stay with Me (RNEI Radio Edit) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ & ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    This is a lovely English-language cover of the dreamy, soothing Japanese City-Pop song “Mayonaka no Door” from American artist (and translator) Caitlin Myers featuring the Swedish artist Un3h & Swedish DJ Rezyon! The original Japanese version and this English version live in my head rent-free xD
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.03.07 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 1.1m – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Searching “Stay with Me English” – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Vesala – Testamentti ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    Here is a Finnish song with fantastic vocals and a great energy to the backing. ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.02.10 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 641k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • LA Priest – It’s You ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    Revisiting LA Priest we find this new comeback release complete with a fantastic, slightly psychedelic instrumental track and great vocals to match. I love this one!!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.16 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 34.2k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Artist Page – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Pikekyss – Alt eller ingenting ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    Norwegian group Pikekyss are back with their signature delightful indie sound combining with gentle yet punchy vocals! Wonderfully catchy lyrics of “Gir meg alt eller ingenting” “Give me all or nothing” ๐Ÿ™‚
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.01.20 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 33.8k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Artist Page – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]’s Song of the Month

  • Moyka – Rear View ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    Chosen by Karl, from, this fantastic gem from a long time favourite Norwegian artist of mine, Moyka! Fantastic synth-pop ๐Ÿ˜€
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.17 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 64.2k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: – ๐Ÿ” : Big Artist]
  • Najana – Nila’s Joik Sรกmi
    A beautiful joik from the relatively new Sรกmi artist Najana
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.02.21 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 1152 – ๐Ÿ”Ž: NRK URBI Playlist – ๐Ÿ” : Small ArtistTraditional/Folk]
  • Neon Letters & Maiko – ใจใใ‚ใ ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช & ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    Estonian group Neon Letters introduce their new song Tokimeki. They joined forces with Japanese singer Maiko (who lives in Estonia), to produce this fantastic track sung in both English and Japanese!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.12.04 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 49.5k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist]
  • Inspector Spacetime – Dansa og Bรกnsa (RNEI Radio & Data Edit) ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    This song gives me slight Daรฐi Freyr vibes! Also from Iceland, Inspector Spacetime closes off the show with this great bop that has few lyrics and loads of energy!
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2021.01.08 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 232k – ๐Ÿ”Ž: Spotify Recommendations – ๐Ÿ” : Small Artist Dance]

Mamma’s Mindre Metal

  • Megson – Before I Know It ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.24 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 2025]
  • Girl Scout – Run Me Over ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.02.15 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 10.1k]
  • Ransel & Mari Boine – The Colour and the Shape ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2023.03.17 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 5369]
  • Teleman – Short Life ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.10.18 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 299k]

Stephen’s Feature on the Finnish Folk Quartet KARDEMIMMIT

  • Kardemimmit – Kun mun kultani tulisi ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2015.05.22 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 5926]
  • Kardemimmit – Lasirakeet ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2018.02.28 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 8430]
  • Kardemimmit – Muut tytรถt ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
    [๐Ÿ“…: 2022.09.09 – โ–ถ๏ธ: 3218]

Playlists below are formatted in:
(Extra information)
Artist name – Song name with link to stream (YouTube) [Emoji Flag] (Number of Spotify streams when the song was added to the show)

#39 March 2023 –Spotify Playlist

  • Zupermaria – Hun tenker ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด (256k)
    Chosen by Luca from Radio Carpathia, Zupermaria is one of my favourite Norwegian artists and it’s a joy to have another excuse to play a song by her!’s Song of the Month

  • Loreen – Tattoo ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (1.9m)
    Karl has chosen the latest song by Loreen of Eurovision Euphoria fame! It’s a great one!
  • 3, Kristin Sesselja – ร“byggรฐir ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (28.2k)
    A potential Eurovision entry from Iceland is this track with wonderful vocals and great synth!
  • Laura Druzy – Ego Life ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (4128)
    When we say another fantastic song from a previous song of the month artist, Laura Druzy, we just had to include it!
  • Lรฆrke Emilie – Sirener ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (33.4k)
    There is a fantastic atmosphere resonating from this Danish chill-house style track!
  • Julienne – Not a Time for Us ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (1432)
    Beautiful vocal control and heartfelt lyrics set this Finnish song out from the others in our selection!
  • Duo Ruut – Liisa pehmes Sรผles ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช (9364)
    Chosen for Norihiko-san, this Estonian track combines wonderful traditional instruments and soft vocals and we love it!
  • Siobahn Wilson – Quand La Vie Fait Mal ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (7743)
    Scottish artist Siobahn Wilson sings this gorgeous song in French. I find this one really pretty, relaxing, dreamy and soothing.
  • April – 54321 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช (509k)
    Irish dance artist April brings us the countdown to the mess on the way out our data playlist!

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Anna ร–berg – Idiot ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (13.1k)
  • Danheim – Kala ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (4.4m)
  • Besvรคrjelsen – All Things Break ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (49.5k)
  • Elephant Tree – Faceless ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (225k)

Stephen’s Feature on the Latvian band Carnival Youth

  • Carnival Youth – Octopus ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป (658k)
  • Carnival Youth – Side by Side ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป (35.4k)
  • Carnival Youth – Ances romance ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป (416k)

#38 February 2023 –Spotify Playlist

  • EMMA WAHLIN – Used To Be Mine ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต-๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (526k)
    A strong instrumental track compliments Emma’s vocals well on this catchy song ๐Ÿ™‚
  • BRรET, Aron Can, Pรกll ร“skar & Diddรบ – Bรบiรฐ Og Bless ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (62k)
    A lovely Icelandic bop with the “usual suspects” of the Icelandic music we love to play!
    An epic Finnish number from Jenna Alexa, I love the rolled “R” in this song ๐Ÿ˜€
  • Pil – Dronning Af Mรฅnen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (350k)
    I find this song really pretty sung in Danish. It’s very soothing!
  • Samira Manners – Not an Answer ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (72k)
    Introduced by Swedish indie artist Samira, this song is about the pains of someone not answering your calls in this sweet but sad song.’s Song of the Month

  • Alessandra – Queen of Kings ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด (3.7m)
    Potential Norwegian Eurovision entry Queen of Kings is a high energy Eurovision song with the famous key change ๐Ÿ˜€
  • 7, Pauline Scanlon & Bernie Phรกid – Cรฉ a chuirfidh tรบ liom ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช (5279)
    Something traditional from Ireland which I find really soft and gentle.
  • 8, Let’s Eat Grandma – It’s Not Just Me ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (3.8m)
    I’ve loved this relaxing synth driven song since it came out in 2018 and I thought now was a good time to share it.
  • 9, Swing’it – Prohibition ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด (115k)
    Some more electro swing and another potential Eurovision entry from Norway, This one is great!

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Nicklas Sonne – Freedom ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (20.2k)
  • Block of Flats – Black Swan ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (18.2k)
  • Kรครคrijรค – Cha Cha Cha ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (2.5m)
  • Cyan Kicks – Someone Like You ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (119k)
  • Dark Sarah – Warning Sign ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (283k)

Stephen’s Feature on the Icelandic folk rock group Seabear

  • Seabear – I Sing I Swim ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (7.6m)
  • Seabear – Softship ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (182k)
  • Seabear – Running Into A Wall ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (28.1k)
  • Seabear – Waterphone ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (212k)

#37 January 2023 –Spotify Playlist

  • Daniel Olsรฉn, Jonathan Eng & Linnea Olsson – Inside ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (1.24m)
    An amazing uptempo sound with great vocals, from a fantastic video game. This song has remained on my main playlist all year!

Song of the Year, chosen by Karl (from

  • Melanie Wehbe – Like I Do ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (33.4k)
  • Hilde Selvikvรฅg – Dansa te mรฅnen ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด (14.4k)
    Beautiful vocals and a really nice chilled out vibe makes this another of my favourites of the year!
  • Malka – Maita ja mantula ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (251k)
    Chosen by Daz: “What an epic sounding track! I couldn’t go past it…”
  • Kardemimmit – Myรถtรคtuulli ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (50.6k)
    Chosen by Patrick, this track has a fantastic Finnish folk sound to it!
  • Hrรญm – Ljรณmi ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ (3880)
    Chosen by Misayo, this track has a beautiful yet haunting feel full of atmospheric sound!
  • Diablo Swing Orchesta – Speed Dating An Arsonist ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (1.1m)
    Also chosen by Misayo, this is a song from one of my favourite genres, Electro Swing!
  • SLANEY – Romeo ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช (12.2k)
    SLANEY has been one of my favourite artists since I first heard “Heaven” from 2021, and I really look forward to hearing what they have in store for us in 2023!

Mamma’s Mest Metal

  • Darkher – Unbound ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (67.8k)
  • Haavard – Athena ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด (3665)
  • Vermilia – Marras ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (24.1k)
  • Lustre – Thirst ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (95.6k)

Stephen’s Feature on the best of 2022’s shows

  • Sofia Jannok – Irene ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (1.15m)
  • Sibyl Vane – I Want You ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช (36.1k)
  • Meinir Gwilym – Gorffen ๐Ÿด (NA)
  • Inuk – Ajorsartitaasoq ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ (57.3k)