I discovered Sweden's Martin McFaul while perusing Jose Gonzalez's myspace page. It turns out McFaul is on the same label, and his debut LP, Pop Mansion, comes out in March in various countries of Scandinavian origin.
These songs are instantly addictive psych-pop gems that sound at times like they were recorded in the late '60's, and are fairly self-assured and ambitious for a debut record.
The following tracks are available courtesy of Imperial Recordings, and I'm only posting all 3 because I couldn't choose a favorite. All obviously recommended.
Martin McFaul Boogie Dreamin' mp3
Martin McFaul Maybe You and Me mp3
Martin McFaul Train mp3
if you like the songs, watch the excellent video for "Train" here
The Knife have announced the Silent Shout Tour: An Audio Visual Experience, and the tour has subsequently sold out for the most part. For some reason I have a feeling that the chances of this coming to the U.S. are nonexistent.
Be sure to check out Sabas, a new and eclectic mp3 blog that should become part of your daily interweb adventures.