Jonas Bergsten has been one of Umeå’s best kept secrets. Rumours started to spread in the old hardcore capital in the spring of 2012 about this new amazing record recorded by this local guy Jonas Bergsten. Swedish music at its finest – ”a matter of life and death, a future classic”.
A demo of the single “Surf” emerged on YouTube and got a buzz and the wheels started spinning, Bergsten did a couple of furious performances around Umeå and Surf got appraisal from some of Sweden’s highest ranking tastemakers.
Then everything went quiet… Until 2015. Bergsten released his debut single “Snutansikte”in the spring of 2015 and his long awaited debut album was released October 10, 2015. HYMN.se says that “You can’t deny the attraction, the emotional threats associated with spring. To long for the light. Jonas Bergsten’s debutalbum “Ska Vinna En Miljon Inatt” gives similar associations. I get a warm feeling and the melancholy of the songs is embedding me in thoughts about now and then.”
In September 23, 2016 Jonas Bergsten released the indie banger “Jimmie Jimmie Jimmie”. The EP “S/T” was released shortly after and has all you could ever want from an indie gem.