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Critics' Choice 2015 - Nordic Giants

Every day we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

They’d been creating something of a buzz long before signing to Kscope, but when Nordic Giants released A Sceance Of Dark Delusions, they certainly lived up to the promise. “It’s a bold panorama of textures, rhythms and volumes,” said Rob Hughes, reviewing there album in Prog 55. The band’s bold and artistic take on modern progressive music continues to intrigue all who cross their path.

The band’s strikingly conceptual art is delivered in this video for Rapture from the well-received debut album, which is at No. 9 in the 2015 Critics’ Choice.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.