Various Artists / Nordic Exposure
Album: Nordic Exposure   Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Nov 2002
Label:Quango Music Group  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2002-11-18 Pull Date: 2003-01-20 Charts: Electronic
Week Ending: Jan 19 Jan 5 Dec 1 Nov 24
Airplays: 1 2 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. Mar 15, 2012: Sunshine . . . on a Rainy Afternoon
Relaxin' at Club F****N
4. Sep 29, 2011: Summertime Sunshine
Relaxin' at Club F****N
2. Jan 12, 2012: Morning Glory/Sunshine . . . In The Afternoon!
Cool Cat
5. Sep 08, 2011: Summertime Sunshine (Full Moon)
3. Oct 05, 2011: Morning Glory
Cool Cat
6. May 25, 2011: Morning Glory!
Music in Her Eyes, Relaxin' at Club F****N

Album Review
Reviewed 2002-12-15
COLL: Nordic Exposure
Label: Quango

This is a decent acid-jazz/downtempo compilation that features productions by artists supposedly from Nordic regions. If you like the whole jazzanova/urban-lounge sound, there’s some nice stuff here for you. The one big problem I have with this CD is that the title is misleading – there is nothing here that is specifically “Nordic”. This is a straight up nu-jazz/electronica CD that could’ve been produced anywhere in Europe or America. Try: 1,

1. Funky-ass bass groove, twinkly vibraphones, some strings, snappy acid-jazz
2. Trip-hop track w/ sample of “Blue on Blue”, nothing special here
3. Breathy female vocal dah-dah loop over some jazz drum kit & electronics
4. Really chill piano w/ some jazz drumming – very very mellow
5. Lush synths, pretty piano loop, snappy jazz breakbeats – nice but a bit too smooth
6. Jazz-pop – w/ some pretty polished female vocals
7. Ethereal female vocals over nice bass groove & some spacey synths
8. R&B-ish soulful vocals w/ claps, goes into deep-house-y breaks
9. Nice sax – scratchy recording, groovy standup bass, chill
10. Female vocal with pumpy deep house beat, neat organ & bass loop
11. This track is old but a nice groove – acid-jazz bassline & funky guitar – dig it

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Jol Cool Cat
2. Royksopp So Easy
3. Myerz, Ralph & the Jack Herren Nikita
4. Weseltoft, Bugge Existence
5. Fenomenon Solara
6. Nu Spirit Helsinki Trying
7. Hughes, Bobby Combination Kerma Elastica
8. Emo Relief for Free
9. Koop Relaxin' at Club F****N
10. Swell Session Music in Her Eyes
11. Slow Supreme Flesh