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Playlist : Pylon King

One Quart Magazine Playlist: 24 songs that made me want to start a band by Pylon King

UK based producer and musician Pylon King takes us on a formative musical adventure with this week's playlist. '24 songs that made me want to start a band' features well known and more obscure gems from the punk... Read more

Dj Fiskars: Japan Only

After a recent trip to Japan, Dj Fiskars feels inspired and goes deep into J-pop, guiding you through some of his favourite artists. Read more

Sugar Coat

The One Quart Interview: Sugar Coat

Sugar Coat are going about business on their own terms. The UK based three piece band are about to release their debut album in early June. Radio 1 described them as “The best British pop group of the year without... Read more

One Quart playlist: Cover Me in Comfort by Astrid Swan

This week's playlist is compiled by Astrid Swan with fragility and necessary comfort in mind. Read more

OQM Competition: Win Ásgeir cd + 7″vinyl + picture book

Today at One Quart Magazine we're giving away a couple of rare and deluxe packages of Ásgeir's new album Afterglow. *Swoon* Read more


One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #43

Viikottainen soittolistamme sooloilee! Tämän viikon listan on laatinut Lotta Savolainen. Kesää odottavalta listalta löytyy mm Chaka Khan, Ceebrolistics ja The Avalanches. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #42

Our weekly playlist has arrived, with new and old cuts making the mix. Shabazz Palaces, The Lemonheads, Splash, Moloko, Grandmaster Flash, The Cairo Gang and Half Man Half Biscuit feature – as selected by various... Read more


OQM Competition: win Spoon tote bags!

WIN WIN WIN! You could have the coolest tote in town this summer if you enter the OQM Spoon Tote Bag competition! Read more

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All Sound

Vesa Vehviläinen pays tribute to one of Finland's true originals, the influential musician, composer and producer Mika Vainio, who passed away earlier this month. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #41

A brand new selection of sonic delights await you with our weekly playlist. Kendrick Lamar, Flume, Beach Fossils, Fred Thomas and Lillie Mae are amongst the selections. Read more

ingeborg oktober

The One Quart Interview with Ingeborg Oktober from Likholmen

Astrid Swan interviews Ingeborg Oktober from Norwegian audiovisual band Likholmen who play in Helsinki and Tampere this week. They discuss influences, lyrics, sound and feeling. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #40

Our latest weekly playlist brings us hip hop, alt country, AOR, soul, indie, weird folk, electronica, torch songs, dream pop and more. As selected by various One Quarters. Read more

Big Wave Riders

Premiere: Big Wave Riders – Crest Of A Wave

One Quart Magazine gives you the official premiere of Big Wave Riders energetic and entertaining new video for Crest Of A Wave. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #39

Our latest Weekly playlist manages to entice different feelings from our curators. Either making them rock, do the house chores, soundtrack ice hockey play-offs, feel better through sadness and sing their tax returns... Read more

frida hyvönen

The One Quart Interview with Frida Hyvönen

Ahead of Frida Hyvönen’s Helsinki performance on Tuesday 11th of April, Astrid Swan asks Frida about her latest album Kvinnor och Barn, making music as a mother, language and current inspirations. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #38

With our new playlist, Aleksi Pahkala, Otto Talvio, Sonja Pyykkö, Iisa Pajula, Anna Jokela, Nick Triani and Billy Brentford pick everything from French classics reimagined, amateurish thrills, Berlin deep cuts,... Read more

white balance

Premiere: White Balance – Girl

One Quart Magazine brings you the first view of Helsinki based electro-pop duo White Balance and their video for the hopeful breeze of Girl. Read more

Kaarlo Stauffer

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #37

This weeks playlist is audacious in its genre hopping carefreeness. Our curator's selections feature Hurray For The Riff Raff, Perfume Genius, Aleks Xhelili, Ty Segall, Future, Power Trip and Ghost World whilst... Read more

Not Your Average Rapper

DJ Double M interviews and profiles rapper/actor Noah Kin and finds the 22-year old artist is becoming a department store of culture and arts. Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #36

Our weekly dose of aural pleasure has arrived. This new One Quart Magazine playlist defines eclectic excess, with tracks from The Cramps, Orange Juice, Queen, Bill Callahan, Ludovico Einaudi, Weyes Blood and much... Read more


Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press EP

Nick Triani tries to find something to be happy about whilst reviewing the new EP release from Australia's unexpectedly excellent Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. Read more


Grimes’ Video Warriors

In his first article for OQM, Juhana Henrikki Harju compares two videos by Claire Boucher (Grimes). Harju makes a case for Grimes using the audio-visual medium as a way to impart her message of empowerment, gender... Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #35

Another fine selection of music curated by our contributors, welcome to the One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist. Amongst this bounty you'll find tracks from Barbara Dane, The Police, Tchaikovsky, Maria Lataretu,... Read more

One Quart Magazine Weekly Playlist #34

This week's One Quart playlist has a slightly different feel. Curated by OQM contributors, check out sounds from DM STITH, The Maccabees, Parquet Courts, Abraxsophia, Methyl Ethel, BØRNS and more. Read more

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