The Tarantula Waltz


The Tarantula Waltz is the project of Stockholm based musician Markus Svensson, who has previously released three critically acclaimed albums under the moniker. Now Svensson has signed to the newly started Swedish indie label Woah Dad! who released his new EP Lynx on May 20. Lynx was recorded with Kristian Matsson (The Tallest Man on Earth) in Matsson’s home studio in Gagnef in the woods in the Swedish region of Dalarna, where Matsson acted as both producer and musician during the recordings.

Since launching the project in the mid-‘00s The Tarantula Waltz have toured extensively and shared the stage with acts like First Aid Kit, Damien Jurado, Kathleen Edwards, Mark Lanegan and Iron & Wine, as well as toured as the opening act on The War on Drugs’ European tour last year. The Tarantula Waltz have become one of the most acclaimed acts in Sweden, as well as being named “Best of What’s Next” by Paste Magazine and having won praise from the likes of BrooklynVegan, Uncut, The Line of Best Fit and Clash Magazine internationally.

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