Coming soon – new albums from Un Rodo Cora and Latvian Radio

The 2016 wheels of the Belpid factory have started spinning already, two albums are being finished and about to be released later this spring. Here you can see a photo from the studio in Stockholm of Bo Schager, Jochum Forsell and Danielle Dahlström perfecting the multi-layered sonic landscapes of the new Un Rodo Cora album “Jerusalem…

Belpid invasion at Arlene’s Grocery, NYC October 10th

Latvian Radio will be on their home turf at Arlene’s Grocery in New York on October 10th, expecting a large crowd as usual. Songs from their almost finished coming new album will almost certainly be played. Stellan Wahlström will be in town with his new album “Hotel Continental” (watch the video of the title track…

Zac O’Yeah!

Zac O’Yeah, long time friend of Belpid, collaborator, conspirator, general inspirator, and member of Un Rodo Cora, has published a great new novel – “Operation Operation” (Ordfront Förlag). Here you can watch him talk about it (and hear Stellan Wahlström Drift Band lamenting in the background). More info at Ordfront and it can be bought…

Amy Madden Taylor releases new book of poetry

Belpid is not only about music, we also publish literature under the name Belpid Books. We’re very happy to now release the new poetry collection “Scars” by Amy Madden Taylor (who is also a Belpid recording artist). The book has been described as ‘nostalgic, dark and enchanting’. It is the story of a year in…

Latvian Radio live at The Bitter End, NYC Saturday April 11th

Latvian Radio will be playing live at The Bitter End at 147 Bleecker street in New York this Saturday April 11th at 10 pm. We are very excited to see them play at this legendary NYC landmark venue. Some real heavyweights have played here over the years, including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Curtis Mayfield, Miles Davis,…