Hedningarna

Hedningarna

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Hedningarna ("The Heathens" in English) is a Swedish band that brings ancient Nordic music into the modern era. Their world is a place where primitive, brutal folk music collides with sampling and programming. The band was founded by Anders Norudde, Hållbus Totte Mattsson, and Björn Tollin in 1987.

Band members

Current line-up:

Hållbus Totte Mattsson - mandora, lute, moraoud, hurdy-gurdy, accordion, hummel. (1987 - present)
Anders Norudde (credited on early records as Anders Stake) - fiddles, keyed fiddles, bowed harp, Swedish bagpipe, flutes, jews harp, hardanger fiddle. (1987 - present)
Magnus Stinnerbom - viola, hurdy-gurdy. (1999 - present).
Christian Svensson - percussion and sampler. (2000 - present).

Past members:

Björn Tollin - tambourine, percussion, hummel, sampling, bass mandora. (1987 - 2000)
Ulf "Rockis" Ivarsson - bass (1997 - 1998)
Anita Lehtola - vocals (1996 - 2000).
Liisa Matveinen - vocals (2000 - 2003).
Sanna Kurki-Suonio - vocals (1991 - 2000).
Tellu Paulasto - vocals (1991 - 1996, 2001 - 2003)
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Hedningarna Discography

Albums

Hedningarna Hedningarna (Album) Alice Musik Produktion Sweden 1989 Sell This Version
Hedningarna Kaksi! (Album) Silence (3) Sweden 1992 Sell This Version
Hedningarna Trä (Album) Silence (3) Spain 1994 Sell This Version
Hedningarna Hippjokk (Album) Silence (3) Scandinavia 1997 Sell This Version
Hedningarna Karelia Visa (Album) Silence (3) US 1999 Sell This Version
BLCD42 Hedningarna &(CD, Album) Border Music BLCD42 Sweden 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Hedningarna Kruspolska (Sasha Mixes) (Single) China Records UK 1994 Sell This Version
Silence Promocd004 Hedningarna Trä(CD, Single, Promo, Smplr) Silence (3) Silence Promocd004 Sweden 1994 Sell This Version
Hedningarna Remix Project (Maxi) Silence (3) Sweden 1997 Sell This Version

Compilations

WK 36756 Hedningarna - The Heathens* Fire(CD, Comp) TriStar, Silence (3) WK 36756 US 1996 Sell This Version
710763 Hedningarna Hedningarna(CD, Comp) Trema 710763 France 1998 Sell This Version
Hedningarna 1989-2003 (Comp) Silence (3) Germany 2003 Sell This Version