Songs of Soil was a band consisting of the brothers Christian Kjellvander and Gustaf Kjellvander. The band was a temporary side project for the brothers, as Christian had taken a break from his band Loosegoats and Gustaf had disbanded Sideshow Bob. They only made one album, The Painted Trees of Ghostwood (released in 2000).
Magnus Johansson is a singer/songwriter from Norrkoeping, Sweden. He sings in Swedish with lyrics that is inspired by love, reality and traditional folk songs. His first album was released in the early 90's. The single "Vakna nu Anneli" turned into a radiohit.
Swedish artist Birgit Bidder managed to persuade a relative to take a loan for the money she needed to record her debut album. Shortly thereafter Birgit risked everything and traveled to southern Sweden where she recorded 11 of the first songs she ever wrote, live, in a rebuilt barn, together with her band and producer Jari Haapalainen (Camera Obscura, Ed Harcourt).
Gaby and the Guns är en svensk musikgrupp ursprungligen från Lund. Bandet bildades år 2007 och släppte sitt debutalbum Rygg mot Rygg år 2009 på skivbolaget National. Musiken är en typ av svensk folk med av inslag av pop, country och fransk visa. I februari 2010 mottog Gaby and the Guns Nöjesguidens musikpris.