When Grapefruit reissued the classic albums by Gothenburg’s Neutral, they also discovered Astrid Øster Mortensen who recently because a part of the local scene. Following the release of Gro Mig En Blomst in 2021 (recorded on Brännö and reissued this year), she went back to archipelago on Sweden’s West coast to record Skærgårdslyd (‘sounds of the archipelago’). The 8-track lofi LP came out on Discreet Music at the beginning of 2022 and consists of guitar, organ, piano and Astrid’s breathy vocals.
[…] been a great year for Gothenburgian reissues, with JJULIUS appearing on DFA and Neutral and Astrid Øster Mortensen on Grapefruit. Mortensen, who also released on Discreet this year, will be DJing at the […]