November 19th 2015 - Festival set on TV
      
      
      
      
      Cable network GLIMT is currently broadcasting my show from FOLK&ROCK-festival in Segmon
      this summer. And it's also available to watch online @ http://glimt.tv/glimt-folk-rock-i-segmon-im-kingfisher-ep-26/
      
      
      
      
      September 30th 2015 - Swedish and Danish shows
      Stoked to be opening for Vetiver at Vega:Ideal Bar in Copenhagen (DK) on Wed 7th October, 
      then over to Café August in Karlstad (S) the 9th and Palatset, Linköping (S) on the 10th. 
      Will be a great week! 
      
      
      August 24th 2015 - "Captivating", "Leaves no one dissapointed"
      Stoked to do a set at this year's MALMÖFESTIVALEN, HELENA ARLOCK played cello on the last
      songs and I got some really good mentions in the press.
      
      
      
      - Sydsvenskan
      
      
      
      
      http://hymn.se/2015/08/22/malmofestivalen-2015-im-kingfisher-gor-ingen-besviken/
      - HYMN
      
      
      August 17th 2015 - Great live review 
      Happy to find this lovely live review in NYA WERMLANDS TIDNING about this year's folk & rock festival
      in Segmon. "Glowing", "intense", "strong songs", "impressing guitar technique". Pick and choose. Full
      story at : (SWEDISH) http://www.nwt.se/noje/2015/08/16/starkt-program-pa-folk-och-rock
      
      
      
      
      July 8th 2015 - Malmöfestivalen Announced + more shows 
      Happy to announce I'm confirmed for Malmöfestivalen, one of Sweden's biggest festivals among other acts like
      Alice Boman,Thåström and Matthew E White. Drop by at Gustav Adolf Torg Stage on Fri 21st August at 6pm, it's free.
      
      LIVE:
      13 AUG - Folk & Rock Festival Camping Stage, Sävsjön (S)
      14 AUG - 9:9, Upperud (S)
      15 AUG - Folk & Rock Festival 2015, Segmon (S)
      21 AUG - Malmöfestivalen, Malmö (S)
      09 OCT - Café August, Karlstad (S)
      10 OCT - Palatset, Linköping (S)
      03 NOV - Trollhättans bibliotek, Trollhättan (S)
      
      
      
      
      June 16th 2015 - To Navigate, 
      
      Thanks Sofie / Firstnighter for letting me sing on the song To Navigate on her 
      debut album "100 words for fear". Best line "There's a kingfisher on the other side
      of the beach, he is slender but he has gold in his beak". Check that out and the whole
      album. <3
      
      
      
      
      
      April 22nd 2015 - RECORD STORE DAY
      
      
      
      Played at RSD @ Bengans in Göteborg last Saturday. Never Understand made a great 
      write-up and recorded the set. I played 1. In and Out of the Nest  2. Avian  3. Force of Habit
      4. Willing Night Plants  5. Silent Spring  6. Sarajevo.
      
        
      
      
      
      March 23rd 2015 - Safe at Home
      
      
      
      3 THINGS I WILL REMEMBER. 1) The tour in Germany with brilliant New Partner
      2. New Partner's Anna Brånhede playing pedal steel with me on the songs First in Line
      and Possession. 3. The tour closer at Music Star in Norderstedt. Here all in combination.
      
      xxx
      
      
      
      February 24th 2015 - 7/10 in UNCUT!  
      
      Prominent UK music magazine UNCUT gives a great 7/10 review in the newest issue!
      "remains one of Europe's hidden prizes"
      
       
      
      
      
      
      Plus, a great write-up by Swedish kultursidan.nu (http://www.kultursidan.nu/?p=18970)
      on last show in Norrköping. Needless to say that I love this since it puts so focus on
      my heel dance! Plus "His guitar technique, where he both strums and picks simultaneously,
      is very unique and sounds like two guitars."
      
      
      
      February 22nd 2015 - Tv appearance 
      
      
      
      Last show at Skandia Theatre in Norrköping was recorded (3 angles!) and broadcasted by local tv
      24Corren's concert series Estraden. Watch it: http://www.corren.se/24corren/?clip=7784294
      
      
      
      February 2nd 2015 - Live review "fantastic voice" 
      
      
      
      Really nice review on 2015's first show (Kafe De Luxe, Växjö) från Smålandsposten. "I'm Kingfisher's voice is
      fantastic, especially in the higher notes.
      
      And... did you see that Sweden's biggest evening paper listed My Beak May Break as one of last year's 100
      best songs!
      
      
      
      Next up is a theatre show. Skandiateatern in Norrköping on February 12th. The show will also be recorded
      and broadcasted in local-tv + be available online.
      
      
      
      December 16th 2014 - Live set and yearlists 
      Really honoured to see Avian reaching to a place#27 on the album list of Rockfoto ("Europe's best in the genre")
      
      And fine americana blog KENTUCKY SEVEN puts it as 6th best
      ("nothing less than a masterpiece, once again.")
      
      And here's a video of last show @ Trollhättan art hall. 
      
      
      
      (Set:  1. Force of Habit  2. In and out of the nest 3. Avian (instrumental) 4. Mess Minus Room  5. Willing Night Plants 
      6. First in Line  7. Topography of Gabon  8. Smile with your 1000 teeth  9. I'm Kingfisher  10. Superman in a wake
      ENCORE -----  11. What me worried?)
      
      
      
      November 3rd 2014 - 7/10 in Sonic! 
      Swedish leading pop magazine SONIC gives Avian a great 7 out of 10 review!
      "Innovative and sensitive. Seems genuinly aware of not becoming stagnant."
      
      
      
      
      
      October 18th 2014 - Avian on tour 
      Shows coming up!
      03 OCT - Debaser Strand, Stockholm (S) w Gruff Rhys
      04 OCT - Mejeriet, Lund (S) w Nicole Atkins
      22 OCT - Lilla Hotellbaren, Stockholm (S) w/ Bobby Blixt
      31 OCT - C/o hak @ Scandic Europa, Göteborg (S)
      26 NOV - Grand, Malmö
      25 APR 2015 - Mastis, Kristinehamn
      
      
      September 22nd 2014 - Press quotes! 
      Summing up a really nice release week's press quotes.
      
      
      
      
      September 17th 2014 - Album release + video premiere 
      I'm proud to announce that my 5th solo album Avian is released today. Check it out through all streaming and 
      download services. Avian is also available in a limited vinyl edition.
      
      
      
      
      VIDEO: MY BEAK MAY BREAK (made by Nicholas Wakeham)
      
      
      
      We're also having a new music video up on Swedish National tv's music site PSL, where I also talk with renowned 
      music journalist Per Sinding Larsen. Find it here: http://blogg.svt.se/psl/2014/09/16/120033
      
      
      
      
      
      
      September 12th 2014 - Aftonbladet gives Avian  
      
      First album review! Sweden's biggest evening paper AFTONBLADET gives Avian 4 out 5!  Album's released September 17th
      
      
      
      
      September 4th 2014 - Almost there... 
      2 weeks until Avian is released. Here's two press clips leaking good words.
      
      National Swedish entertainment magazine NÖJESGUIDEN. "Best right now: For the delicous melancholia 
      Jonsson's beautiful Americana is deliveringe.
      
      
      
      Local news paper NYA WERMLANDS TIDNINGEN. "Recommended: After 4 years, Grums' Kingfisher is back
      with his strongest song collection to date.
      
      
      
      
      July 30th 2014 - 5TH ALBUM AVIAN OUT SEPTEMBER 17TH 
      
      
      
      
      
      
      July 19th 2014 - Hush hush 
      
      
      
      Met up with photographer Jessica Silversaga in Stockholm for some exciting 2015 stuff.
      
      
      
      July 10th 2014 - TV Appearance w Ramones cover 
      During a festival in Sweden, I was invited by Swedish TV (SVT) to do a cover, and I chose Ramone's
      I Wanna Be Sedated. Enjoy!
      
      
      
      
      June 23rd 2014 - Single reviews 
      
      
      
      Swedish biggest evening paper Aftonbladet writest about the new single. 4 out of 5 plus.
      "I'm Kingfisher's flying higher and higher. New single "Force of Habit" is like a desolate
      post card from Damien Jurado's most beautiful moments".
      
      
      
      The single was also pick of the week from Nya Wermlands Tidningen (TRIVIA: my best pal to the right,
      miss him). "It's midsummer's eve and Jonsson makes me long for September and the release of Avian"
      
      London radio program Tin Can Review aired the song first of all and said "absolutely wonderful"
      
      Swedish alt.folk/indie block KentuckySeven highlighted the song and wrote "immensely good".
      
      The blog 2014 simply wrote "great single".
      
      Force of Habit was also featured in Mark Ward's excellent Australian radio show Sideways Through Sound
      
      Paperwingsmedia wrote "Great folk music .../... has been making consistently great records for a few years now, developing a personal
      eclectic and diverse blend of sound.
      
      
      
      June 23rd 2014 - AVIAN TEST PRESSING!! 
      
      
      
      
      
      June 19th 2014 - FORCE OF HABIT / HEYDAY single out now 
      
      
      
      The first single from I'm Kingfishers upcoming album Avian is out now. Force of Habit with b-side Heyday are
      the first new songs to be released in 4 years. Follow embed link or:
      http://open.spotify.com/album/6cq1tYlQ99JAUqS59W5rv0
      
      
      
      June 18th 2014 - FIRST LISTEN - ROCKFOTO STREAMS THE UPCOMING SINGLE
      The folks at Rockfoto stream the upcoming single Force of Habit, due to be released next week. Have a listen!
      http://www.rockfoto.nu/magazine/2014/06/18/vaerldspremiaer-im-kingfisher-force-of-habit/
      
      
      
      June 5th 2014 - ALBUM COUNTDOWN#2 - first single on June 23rd
      So whoop thrilled to announce that Force of Habit, the first single from the upcoming album Avian
      will be out on June 23rd.  This is my first release since 2010  //Thomas
      
      
      
      May 22nd 2014 - Kingfishers don't grow on trees
      
      
      
      Übercool artist David Myrvold is making some special designed t-shirts for me to wear on stage. This 
      Kingfisher-in-a-leaf is just pure gold and spot on. 
      
      + Just for the record (!), the new album is currently on vacation in Germany for two months to find itself.
      
      
      
      May 3rd 2014 - ALBUM COUNTDOWN#1 - outtake download
      Album countdown. A first treat, Heyday, an outtake from the upcoming album Avian (autumn 2014) is available
      for streaming and freedownload via Canadian label Pipe & Hat. More to come soon!
      
      TRACK @ https://soundcloud.com/pipeandhat/heyday-demo-master
      
      
      
      
      May 2nd 2014 - Safe at home
      
      
      
      Thanks to all who dropped by at my 9th UK tour. It was a treat to be back at Focus
      Wales Festival in Wrexham, and ace to share stage with Spaceships are Cool in Nottingham.
      Out 6th show together. See you soon again!
      
      
      
      
      + Also did this interview with On the Fence
      http://onthefenceuk.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/interview-thomas-jonnson-of-im-kingfisher/
      
      
      March 1st 2014 - Upcoming shows
      Most focus at the HQ on the upcoming album release, still got some shows coming up this spring, including
      a brand new confirmed show in Nottingham.
      
      28 MAR 	- Café August, Karlstad (S)
      05 APR 	- Club Campfire, Falkenberg (S)
      25 APR 	- Focus Wales 2014, Wrexham (UK)
      27 APR 	- Jam Café, Nottingham (UK)
      TBC	- Uppsala (S)
      
      
      January 6th 2014 - Radio Session online + blog mention
      My radio sessio at James Hodder's show Tin Can Review (ResonanceFM, London) is now online,
      playing Force of Habit, Topography of Gabon and What, Me Worried?, all still unreleased. Check it
      out here. Listen at: http://tincanreview.com/2013/12/27/tin-can-review-saturday-14th-december-im-kingfisher/ 
      
      
      
      Also, was really happy to notice that one of south Sweden's most influential rock journalists, Håkan Engström
      at Sydsvenskan, was writing about me the other week prior to a show. Except telling there IS AN ALBUM COMING
      OUT THIS YEAR, he also wrote:
      
      "Many Neil Youngs fans want to, but there's rather few that's picked to do something unique when they pick up their guitar
      and play their songs. I'm Kingfisher is one of them."
      
      ("Många Neil Youngfans är kallade, men rätt få är utvalda att göra något eget när de själva greppar sin gitarr och skriver 
      sina låtar. En av dem är killen som sedan några år kallar sig I’m Kingfisher.")
      http://blogg.sydsvenskan.se/engstrom/2013/12/27/is-it-a-bird-ja-faktiskt/
      
      
      December 22nd 2013 - In the 11th hour
      Really happy to announce another 2013 show, together with the great Idle Hands at
      Far i Hatten, Malmö (S) on Dec 28th. Free entry!
      
      
      December 18th 2013 - Songs I played 2013
      As last year, I had the great honour to compile a top 10 list for Swedish news paper
      Värnlands Folkblad. Here's what I liked the most during the year. 
      
        
      
      December 11th 2013 - Miss UK
      Home after the three shows + the radio session. It was really lovely, thanks for coming out.
      Right now, my agent and I are planning a more extensive UK trip next year, but have to make
      some final decisions about the album release date first. Which is also in the pipeline. 
      
      
      Live @ Windmill Brixton, London
      
      
      Radio session @ Tin Can Review, Resonance FM, London
      
      
      The Chattery's wall of fame, in good company with Willy Vlautin,
      Otis Gibbs, Handsome Family and others. This was from 2009
      
      
      ... more hoarding stuff
      
      
      
      December 1st 2013 - Making some buzz
      UK magazine BUZZ, coversing South Wales on the upcoming tour.
      
      
      
      
      
      UPDATED November 22nd 2013 - December UK-Tour
      
      
      
      Incredibly happy to announce some new dates. 
      NOTE: London venue and date change on Dec 8th at The Windmill.
      
      06 DEC - Le Pub, Newport (UK)
      07 DEC - Chattery, Swansea (UK)
      08 DEC - Windmill (Brixton), London (UK)
      09 DEC - Radio session Tin Can Review, Resonance FM, London (UK)  To be broadcasted furthe on
      
      All UK dates with support from my great pal Old Lost John
      
      //Thomas
      
      
      November 19th 2013 - More Wales
      Thomas is announced among the first confirmed acts for Focus Wales 2014. This Welsh,
      SXSW-inspired festival takes place in Wrexham late April. Thomas is set for a show case
      on April 25th 2014.
      
      October 11th 2013 -Göteborg
      This weekend I went doing an unplugged set @ Bushwick Book Club Concept, Göteborg, including a song
      called Welcome with Consequense, inspired by the debut novel of Daniel Poohl who read from it the same
      evening. Really great night, also including Linn Hansén reading her poetry and Pernilla Eskilsson making the
      very cool stage, inspired by Linn's latest poetry collection.
      
      I'm now preparing the release of album#5 + shows in Falkenberg & UK November/December.
      
      
      
      
      September 10th 2013 - Live At Heart done, Göteborg and Falkenberg announced
      Really pleased to announce that I'm returning to Göteborg on October 11th, author and
      editor of Expo, Daniel Poohl has a reading of his novel. Afterwards, I'll play a short set 
      including one song inspired by reading the book. Also, on 30th September I'll play at
      Club Campfire in Falkenberg.
      
      Below, from the showcase in St Nicolai Church @ Live at Heart 2013, Örebro.
      
      
      
      
      August 23rd 2013 - Live At Heart and N3 coming up
      Happy to announce that my main show case @ Live at Heart Festival 2013 will be held at one of
      Örebro's biggest churches St Nicolai 10PM at closing night Saturday 7th September. This is the 
      Swedish equivalent to SXSW and an additional appearance will be made on Brasserie Rendez Vouz
      7PM. But before that, I will do a show together with Mine to Keep @ N3 in Trollhättan on August
      28th. 
      
      
      
      August 15th 2013 - Ages and fist fights later
      
      
      
      
      August 6th 2013 - On the road
      Hope to have some more news on the upcoming album soon. We thought we were finished,
      but felt we had some more to do. And when the rest of the album already have taken ages to do,
      why not keep the ages running for some more time. Keep tunes. In other news, enjoying some
      days on the road. Last at the very nice book café Heidrun's in Fensbol. Opened for Nina Ramsby.
      Music as a living is really a lot about going for 7 hours in trains and cars to perform for 20 minutes,
      hanging out with great persons such as Nina and loving every angle of all travelling/greeting/performing.
      It's such a privilige to through good and bad, high and low, being able to keep this train running for
      ten years. 
      
      
      
      
      
      
      July 20th 2013 - Swedish Summer Shows
      Thomas is confirmed to appear at the Live at Heart Festival in Örebro on September 4-7th,
      more info tba, keep an eye out at: http://www.liveatheart.se/2013/artister/im-kingfisher. 
      Thomas will also play at Heidruns, Fensbol on July 28th and at N3 in Trollhättan on August 28th
      
      
      
      June 8th 2013 - Bye Bye Netherlands
      Home again after a terrific micro tour in Netherlands. My first stay there for five years
      included a lovely evening at Theater Dakota in Den Haag (soundcheck below) and a
      quck instore appearance at Sounds in Tilburg. Thanks to Paul @ Theater Dakota for 
      making this happen and all people who showed up. Meant a lot and hope to be back
      when the new album is out. Next up after some randow Swedish date is a UK tour in late '13.
      
      
      
      
      April 28th 2013 - Guesting Irya's Playground
      
      
      
      Opened at Irya's Playground's album launch and tour starter show @ Mejeriet in Lund.
      Also joined them on A Place Where We Can Stay, a song I'm also featured on in the album
      version. Very fun even if my throat was a bit rough that day. Looking forward to the two shows
      in Netherlands on May 30-31 now, my first Dutch touring in 5 years.
      
      
      
      April 10th 2013 - Radio Session
      Friday's radio interview in Swedish Radio (SR)
      http://sverigesradio.se/sida/play.aspx?ljud=4507683
      Skip 1:08:00 in, after an intro and Bonnie Tyler there'll be an interview (in Swedish)
      and two songs live. 
      
      
      April 8th 2013 - First in Line
      Had my annual show back home at the lovely Café August in Karlstad. Thanks to all of you
      who came and filled the venue. I've picked up three songs from my debut which was released
      10 years ago, here's a cell phone coverage of First in Line. xx
      
      
      
      
      March 18th 2013 - Missing hero
      Please Jason Molina, don't be dead.  I loved so much singing and dancing to 
      "Leave the City" at the tribute show at Södra Teatern, Stockholm earlier this year.
      I think it's pretty obvious how big an influence Jason Molina  is to my music.
      
      
      March 11th 2013 - Appearance 3 out of 4 2013 /
      Collaboration project Forest City's debut album 
      
      
      
      French label Autres is now releasing the album "Peloton" of Forest City, which is the 3rd album of
      A Perfect Friend (Thomas Jonsson & C-J Larsgården), this time teamed up with Christophe Bailleau. 
      This 7 track album is released in a limited edition of 250 handnumbered copies in a cardboard sleeve.
      Info and listen at: http://autresdirections.net/inmusic/forest-city-peloton-listen/
      
      Aside of the recent guest appearances on albums of Thomas Hine and Irya's Playground, Thomas 
      final appearance of 2013 will be the 5th solo album. Will have some more information about this in
      not too long.
      
      
      March 5th 2013 - Upcoming shows 
      In a month, Thomas'll do his annual homecoming show @ Café August in Sweden, this also starts
      a string of shows prior to the album release later this year. The new album is closing into final mixing
      and a selection from this as well as from the 10 years celebrating debut album is to expected on the shows.
      
      05 APR - Café August, Karlstad (S)
      20 APR - Moriskan, Malmö (S)
      26 APR - guest appearing on Irya's Playground's show, Mejeriet (S)
      30 MAY - Theatre Dakota, Den Haag (NL)
      31 MAY - Sounds (instore appearance), Tilburg (NL)
      
      A few more shows are tbc, keep an eye out on the tour page
      
      
      February 21st 2013 - Light in the end of the tunnel. End of Album Recordings 
      
      
      
      Starting to nail the album recordings, over the last weeks we have had a few really intense sessions. Yesterday, I went to Gustav
      Haggren's studio Forte in Malmö to record Helena Arlock's cello (two pictures on the left) and the other week I met up with 
      Douglas Holmqvist's place Varelsen, Malmö to record a guitar solo of Tias Carlsson (above right). Also, my pal Thomas Hine
      sent some harmony vocals all the way from Colorado (below right) and I'm currently awaiting for some contribution of C-J
      Larsgården the other half of  my side project A Perfect Friend. Still some tweaking to do, but we are definitely closing in to
      be finished with the recordings. //Thomas
      
      
      
      February 19th 2013 - Södra Teatern Revisited 
      
      
      
      Yam Magazine on the Södra Teatern show.
      "... "I’m Kingfisher took over and played the songs Tigress and Leave the City 
      in his own Indie/Folk way, featuring his beatnik type of dancing, which I found amusing."
      
      Beatnik!
      
      
      February 8th 2013 - Appearance 2 out of 4 2013 / 
      Guesting on Irya's Playground
      I do some vocals on Irya's Playground's upcoming album (released April), most clearly
      heard, the response vocals on their brand new single/video "A Place Where We Can Stay"
      Enjoy!
      
      
      
      
      February 2nd 2013 - Finally back to The Netherlands
      Thomas will do his first stage appearance in the Netherlands for 5 years after an invitation
      from Theater Dakota in Den Haag. The show will take place on May 30th. 
      More news about this soon, keep an eye out for additional appearances.
      
      
      January 31st 2013 - The Jason Molina Tribute @ Södra Teatern
      
      
      
      Loved being a part of the Jason Molina Tribute show at Södra Teatern last monday. I played Tigress and Leave
      The City, the latter backed with an amazing band with members of Loney Dear, Ass, The Tiny, Ane Brun's band.
      Also really nice to hung out with the other acts; The Tallest Man on Earth (below), Idiot Wind, Muxxika77, Dear
      Euphoria, Tarantula Waltz, Promise and The Monster and Grand Opening.
      
      Check out for some photos and videos later.
      
      
      
      
      January 23rd 2013 - Appearance 1 out of 4 2013 / 
      Guesting on Thomas Hine's album
      
      
      
      As I might have mentioned clearly and more than once, 2013 looks like a good year with 4 album appearances; my 5th solo album, plus 
      the 3rd album related to my band A Perfect Friend and two guest appearances on albums I really like. First up is the brand new album 
      of my friend, Colorado folkster Thomas Hine with whom I swapped albums for years and years. I'm doing harmony (well) vocals on the 
      track Ploughman.Listen to it and if you like it, swing by his FB-page for more.
      
      
      
      
      
      
      January 22nd 2013 - Je suis martin-pêcheur / French Interview
      Thomas is featured in a two page interview in the new issue of French country magazine Le Cri Du Coyote,
      it also includes a mention on the cover and some encouraging words, I don't know much french but 
      who could mistake "Outrageusement talenteux"
      
      Find it here: PAGE 1 PAGE 2
      
      
      January 2nd 2013 - Feature in obladoo.se (S)
      Extensive article+interview in Swedish site obladoo.se. They even did a best-of-denver/kingfisher-playlist.
      Kudos! http://obladoo.se/blog/musik/2013/01/02/i%c2%b4m-kingfisher-lyfter-igen/
      
      
      January 1st 2013 - Feature in Somojo (UK)
      A new interview in British site Somojo about polar expeditions, the upcoming album and Project Runway
      obsessions. Somojo also took the opporunity to do what's presumably the last ever review on 2010's 
      Arctic album. " "The release of this musical undergarment is worth its weight in gold. It is every bit as 
      meaningful as the day it was conceived"
      
      INTERVIEW: http://www.somojomagazine.com/index.php/music/interviews/item/879-interview-with-i’m-kingfisher
      REVIEW: http://www.somojomagazine.com/index.php/music/reviews/item/871-im-kingfisher-arctic?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
      
      
      
      December 21st 2012 - Year off coming to an end
      
      
      
      Dear all, took it a bit calmer this year, partly to be able to focus more on the upcoming album, and partly due
      to personal reasons. It's been a really nice year musically nevertheless with eight exceptions/shows, a feature
      in the photo book Swedish Musical Landscape, some off-season interviews, songs written and lovely times.
      
      First up for 2012 is that I, Tallest Man on Earth, Dear Euphoria, Tarantula Waltz and some more will do a tribute
      show to Jason Molina @ Södra Teatern in Stockholm on Januray 28th. I will also do an appearance in Malmö
      and more is cooking. Later this year I'm releasing my 5th solo album, plus an album with a side project Forest
      City, plus guest appearing on the forthcoming albums of Irya's Playground and Thomas Hine. I also recently did
      interviews with Swedish National Radio and the French country magazine Le Cri Du Coyote about the upcoming
      album.
      
      I was also asked by a local news paper to compile a top10 album year list and my favorites this year was
      1) Earth 2) Damien Jurado 3) Peaking Lights 4) Cat Power 5) Diiv 6) Beach House 7) Thåström 8) Perfume Genius
      9) Lambchop and 10) Bill Fay
      
      Have great holidays. Stay tuned. Thanks.
      
      xxx Thomas 
       
      
      
      December 17th 2012 - UPDATE Swedish Radio Feature Dec 15th
      
      
      
      THE P2 INTERVIEW W AN ACOUSTIC VERSION OF A NEW SONG IS FOUND AT:
      http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/129531?programid=2486
      Interview in the studio (Swedish) 17:40 minutes into the program, the song "force of habit" at 25. 
      
      At my last day of album sessions, Swedish Radio (P2), visited the studio to check what we were doing.
      Interview + an acoustic live version of new song Force of Habit will be heard on Swedish radio P2, Saturday
      December 15th, 12.03. The material will be available for streamed listening 30 days after the broadcast. Stay
      put for listening link. SR P2 Felicia
      
      
      December 11th 2012 - Going Heartworn Highways
      
      
      
      Hanging out for a couple of days with Helena Sundström (Mine to Keep)
      
      
      December 4th 2012 - IMK confirmed for Jason Molina Tribute Show
      
      
      
      I'm Kingfisher, Tallest Man on Earth, Idiot Wind, Dear Euphoria, Tarantula Waltz and many more will do 
      a charity show in tribute to the music of Jason Molina. This will take place on Jan 28th on the grand theatre
      Södra Teatern in Stockholm.  Really pleased to announce this.
      http://www.sodrateatern.com/sv/Program-och-biljetter/Evenemang/Cross-the-Road-Molina/
      
      
      November 25th 2012 - Arlock Vs. Kingfisher
      
      
      
      Met up with Helena Arlock (Me and My Army) on the countryside, starting with her appearances 
      on the upcoming album. Excited. Had a lovely day yesterday, drinking gluhwein and cuddling with her
      Dachshund.
      
      
      November 23rd 2012 - Compilation CD appearance
      
      
      
      "Peacock Color Song" from the Arctic album is featured on the brand new Austrian compilation cd
      Between The Lines Volume 5. It's released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland today. Other featuring
      artists include Van Morrison, The Head and The Heart, Robyn Hitchcock and Wendy McNeill.
      Order it here when available: http://www.amazon.com/Between-Lines-Vol-5-Whos-Painting/dp/B009L4G9LA 
      (Don't mind if you make sure you have the Arctic album first though: Arctic @ Amazon.co.uk)
      
      
      November 5th 2012 - Van Zandt-cover up on Spotify
      Thomas' cover "To Live is to Fly" is finally available, along with the rest of the Townes Van Zandt
      tribute album "via the great unknown" (2009), on Spotify
      TO LIVE IS TO FLY:  http://open.spotify.com/track/63LQIJM5IfYRuRhRcq2enu
      
      
      October 23rd 2012 - Concert broadcast / collaboration track
      Yesterday, Swedish radio broadcasted a recording from the show in Karlstad earlier this year.
      This is archived for a month and can be heard at:  http://sverigesradio.se/sida/play.aspx?ljud=4213844
      after 3 minutes of news. Selection features the new songs.
      
      + here's the track Ploughman from Thomas Hine's upcoming album 'Forgive My Future' (2013)
      where I'm Kingfisher-Thomas features on harmony vocals. 
      
      
      
      
      
      October 12th 2012 - New collaboration album 
      coming out: PELOTON of FOREST CITY
      A new collaboration project FOREST CITY, with me, CJ Larsgården who's my partner in A Perfect Friend and Belgian 
      experimental nestor Christophe Bailleau. Has been signed. Look out for the album Peloton later. More news soon.
      
      
      
      October 8th 2012 - Thomas Times Two
      Just cut some vocals for the next album of Thomas Hine, Colorado folk artist. Expect some
      more news soon, the album should be out early 2013.
      
      
      
      September 28th 2012 - Summing up 2012
      Trollhättan's always been treating me well. Went up for possibly the last show of the year,
      had a great meeting and tried a lot of new material out. The set opened with Christ and the
      Woman Taken in Adultery, premiered Finale of the Unfinished around midway through and¨
      closed with a Force of Habit encore. Cheers!
      
      
      
      
      
      September 20th 2012 - Collaboration with Irya's Playground
      
      
      
      Went to a studio in the outskirts and I cut some harmony vocals that hopefully will appear on
      the second album of Irya's Playground. Should be out next year.
      
      
      September 12th 2012 - Trollhättan show confirmed: 
      26 September @ N3 
      Thomas is confirmed to do a free show @ N3 in Trollhättan (S) on 26th September. The evening is shared with friend 
      and collaborator Mine to Keep (Helena Sundström). (Below): From the September 8th show @ Mejeriet, Lund (S)
      
      
      
      
      
      
      September 5th 2012 - Cover version
      
      
      
      Prior to the show @ Mejeriet, Lund (S) on saturday. Most memorable question from the Q&A:
      "Which cartoon character would you like to make out with?"
      The whole interview at: CITY INTERVIEW (Swedish)
      
      
      
      August 21st 2012 - Show confirmed at Mejeriet
      Another rare show confirmed for 2012. I will open for Over it. Into it @ Mejeriet in Lund (S) on
      september 8th.  Below: The show at Sliperiet Art Hall in Borgvik.
      
      
      
      
      
      August 2nd 2012 - Man on the roof
      
      
      
      Spent some fine time yesterday in Karlskrona with the talented mr. Gustav Adbåge,
      who made most of the photo material accompanying the Arctic album. Now we did a
      new session for future use for new albums and beardless times to come.
      
      
      July 30th 2012 - Back to the nest
      
      
      
      Yesterday's show @ sliperiet Exhibition Hall, Borgvik summed up a week of 3 shows
      and 2 days finishing the album recordings for me. Will go back to the nest now,
      biding my time for a while and then soon have some more news. xx Thomas
      
      
      July 27th 2012 - Album update + live review
      
      
      
      Yesterday, me and my long term producer Carl Edlom finished the vocals and guitars for
      the upcoming album in our mobile studio set up in Smedstorp, Sweden. After these two
      days of studio sessions, a big step towards completing the whole album is taken. More
      news soon.
      
      The latest show was reviewed in newspaper TTELA with a really nice review. "Got standing
      ovations from the seated audience. He sings damn good and plays [guitar] equally well"
      Excerpt from the review in Swedish below (minus the quoted bad beard jokes)
      
      
      
      
      
      July 19th 2012 - Cuz I'm a Kingfisher yes I am
      
      
      
      Hectic ten days coming up, playing at two friends' wedding tomorrow, then in Trollhättan
      on Sunday (picture), two days in the studio finishing the forthcoming album next week and
      show @ Sliperiet in Borgvik (S) on June 29th. See you around. Feels good to be back in the
      saddle for a ride.
      
      
      
      June 14th 2012 - On the road again
      
      
      
      This past weekend, Thomas made one of few shows this year. This time on old home grounds,
      back at Café August in Karlstad on June 9th. Trying out two thirds of the songs from the
      new album. Check set-list out at: SETLISTS
      
      
      June 5th 2012 - New UK agent
      I'm Kingfisher is now represented for UK/Ireland bookings by Big City Lights,
      home for among others Neil Halstead. Expect some dates coming up later
      for 2013 touring.
      http://big-city-lights-uk.tumblr.com/I'mKingfisher
      
      
      
      May 25th 2012 - Cover
      I've had my eyes on her for a great while and am now really excited
      to have Mexico's Geninne D. Zlatkis doing the artwork for the upcoming
      album http://www.geninne.com/
      
      
      May 18th 2012 - Tarantula vs Kingfisher
      
      
      
      Me and Markus Svensson (The Tarantula Waltz) wrote a song today and started sketching
      on a forthcoming EP together.
      
      
      May 12th 2012 - Spotify-playlist for Obladoo.se
      Compiled a 15-track Spotify playlist for Swedish music site obladoo.se
      Article: http://obladoo.se/blog/musik/aktuellt/2012/05/12/spellista-i´m-kingfisher/
      Shortlink: PLAYLIST
      
      
      
      May 7th 2012 - Photo book 'Swedish Music Landscapes'out
      Today, I got my copy of Julien Bourgeois' photo book 'Swedish Music Landscapes' covering the
      Swedish indie scene. I'm in it and I'm in great company such as of Loney Dear, Dear Euphoria,
      Christian Kjellvander, Jens Lekman, Britta Persson and more.
      
      
      
      April 27th 2012 - Radio recordings
      Swedish Radio (SR) will record the show at Café August in Karlstad on June 9th.
      
      
      
      
      
      April 19th 2012 - Dear Diary, let me tell you 
      about my new love for pedals
      
      
      
      Nice yesterday, met up for coffee with Mattias (who promoted my first ever band show in '02)
      who was briefly in the area. When I returned home I got these two lovely gadgets waiting for
      me. Come echo, come buzz.
      
      
      
      April 17th 2012 - Studio Activity
      Just went back to Douglas Holmquist's studio today to cut some more guest
      vocals for Firstnighter's upcoming debut. Lovely song indeed.
      
      
      
      April 9th 2012 - Studio vs. Studio
      
      
      
      After a brief break, I and my producer Carl Edlom resumed the record sessions for
      the upcoming album. We put up our gear in an art studio in the Österlen area in the
      Swedish south-east. We had a very prosperous day adding a lot of guitars and even cut
      a whole new song. For the first time it feels like stuff are coming to shape. 
      
      
      April 3rd 2012 - Featured in forthcoming French Photo book
      
      
      
      The great photographer Julien Bourgeois has over the last years compiled a photo book
      featuring the Swedish indie scene. I'm proud and thrilled to be featured in it(!) together
      with great favorites such as Dear Euphoria, Loney Dear, Christian Kjellvander, Wildbird and
      Peacedrums, First Aid Kit, Jens Lekman, Kristoffer Åström and more. THE BOOK IS OUT IN MAY
      and PRE-ORDERS+DETAILS are put at: http://www.microcultures.fr/swedishmusic
      
      More soon!
      
      
      March 31st 2012 - Tried the Beardy Material Out
      
      
      
      Was stoked to play again, last Wednesday at home grounds, Smålands Nation in Lund (S)
      I played 1) Transition  2) Avian 3) What Me Worried? 4) Willing Night Plants 5) The Lion's
      Share 6) I'm Kingfisher 7) Arctic Fox Too Majestic For The Tundra  8) Deer Theatre 
      9) Force of Habit + encores: 10) Expedition 11) Smile with your 1000 teeth
      
      
      
      
      March 23rd 2012 - Breaking the bubble
      Though having a year off, I've been very much into the new album lately and also have
      confirmed a new show in Karlstad (S) on Jun 9th @ Café August. Super excited to
      try new stuff (and some old)
      
      
      
      March 5th 2012 - Up with the birds
      Although I'm not really touring this year (focusing on the new album recordings),
      I'm doing a local show @ Smålands Nation, Lund (S) on March 28th and I'm stoked
      about that.
      
      The new album is currently going under the project name "THE BIRD ALBUM" and is
      the second part of a planned trilogy. This is a sketch over the whole series.
      
      
      
      
      January  2012 - Getty Images BACKSTAGE announced
      
      During Midem music fair this week, Getty Images launched their new music synch resource
      BACKSTAGE. We're proud to be on this, not the least 'cause Getty Image music handpicked five
      tracks from Arctic to work with.
      
      and 
      
      "GUESTLIST tracks are very selective and consistently refreshed to deliver unique 
      sound to content creators and music supervisors who are working on highly visible 
      projects such as trailers, films and commercials.
      
      KUDOS!
      
      http://www.gettyimages-guestlist.com
      
      
      
      
      
      January 23rd 2012 - Acoustic "A Continent Lost" on free download
      
      Italian music site Ondarock launches their 5th onlince 
      compilation OndaDrops Vol.5 - Postcards from the North",
      a free download compilation featuring an exclusive acoustic cut 
      of the song A Continent Lost, originally featured in a band version 
      on the last album Arctic. Go to the track-list to see and download 
      the tracks.
      
      For the A Continent Lost (Acoustic version) download it at:
      http://www.archive.org/download/OndadropsVol5-ImKingfisher-AContinentLostacousticVersion/03.ImKingfisher-AContinentLostacousticVersion.mp3 
      
      
      
      
      
      January 8th 2012 - Fundings for new album
      Thanks to Kulturrådet (Swedish Culture Counsile) for giving 30.000kr for production
      fundings on the forthcoming album.
      
      
      
      December 28th 2011 - Interview with the Useless Critic
      Thomas speaks with the Useless Critic about the future, the new album, the album trilogy 
      and the difference between alt.country and white noise.
      http://www.theuselesscritic.com/2011/12/im-kingfisher-interview.html
      
      
      
      December 16th 2011 - kingnighterfirstfisher
      
      
      
      From a lovely morning with Douglas Holmquist (Testbild) in his studio in Malmö. I've cut some vocals that 
      (hopefully) will end up on Firstnighters debut album next year. She's amazing and I'm thrilled about this.
      
      
      
      December 12th - INTERVIEW WITH THE JITTY (UK)
      New interview published @
      http://www.thejitty.com/articles/kingfisherinterview
      
      
      December 7th 2011 - WISHES FOR HAPPY HOLIDAYS
      As some of you already know, my show in Malmö the 17th will mark the beginning of a calmer peiod for
      me touringwise. I will most certainly do the odd show every now and then so keep yourself updated on
       the tour page. For next year, I'm going to focus on the recording on my next album, the second part 
      of my album trilogy, which we already have started recording. I've also written a first draft of 
      the last part of the trilogy. 
      
      Somewhen around late 2012 or early 2013 we will release the new album and I will be back in the 
      saddle entirely again. I will keep posting stuff here and on the social platforms, got some fun
      collab stuff to present soon.  
      
      This year has been one of the best for me both musicwise and in general. 
      Thanks all of you who've been a part of that. 
      
      Can't wait for the future.
      
      xx Thomas
      
      +
      
      
      
      A BAKER'S DOZEN - MY FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2011
      1. Earth - Angels of Darkness, demons of light
      2. Mogwai - Hardcore will never die, but you will
      3. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
      4. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
      5. Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer
      6. Bill Callahan - Rough Travel for a rare thing
      7. James Blake - James Blake
      8. Loney Dear - Hall Music
      9. The head and the heart - S/t
      10. The Deer Tracks - The Archer Trilogy Pt.2
      11. Jonathan Johansson - Klagomuren
      12. Jessica Lea Mayfield - Tell me
      13. Tennis - Cape Dory
      14. Ondo/Nekrasov - (Split LP)
      
      +
      
      HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
      
      
      
      
      
      UPDATED November 19h 2011 - NEW MUSIC VIDEO: SVALBARD
      (/w press quotes)
      
      
      
      "The album made it to the best of 2010, and keeps rotating on our lists. 
      Arctic is an masterpiece. The video is no exception."
      Kentuckyseven (S)
      
      "It's definitely a strong one" 
      JA JA JA (UK)
      
      "Et album som er like vennlig og fint, som låtskriver og mannen bak kunstnernavet; 
      Thomas Denver Johanson er en hyggelig kar. Hvilket vil si meget."
      Aslaugok.com (N)
      
      
      Here's the fourth and last music video of the album 'Arctic'. The song, entitled 'Svalbard' is featuring
      Richard Neuberg (Viarosa) on Mandolin and the man on the ice is Stefan Westling who provided the cover
      art for the album. If you like this, please share the link: http://youtu.be/oDi7Vw8fSKU
      (if you're up for helping me doing a music video for the album's 7-minute track 'Deer Theatre', get in touch at
      info@thomasdenver.com)
      
      
      
      November 16th 2011 - CASABLANCA ACCORDING TO THE KIFI
      
      
      
      Thomas performed at Pop Quiz Malmö the other day. Aside from his ordinary set he also performed a
      cover song of his own pick as a question in Quiz. 2p for right band and 2p for right song. Here's
      the answer revealed.
      
      
      
      UPDATED October 29th 2011 - NEW UK REVIEWS + 1 INTERVIEW
      More really good online press on the UK re-release of Arctic. 
      
      * NEW REVIEW: FOR FOLK'S SAKE (UK) "Bon Iver’s alone-in-the-
      woods masterpiece For Emma, Forever Ago aside, few albums can boast a 
      sense of place to match Arctic.
      
      * NEW REVIEW: LIVE MUSIC SCENE (UK) "Jonsson’s ability to weave 
      beautiful lyrical melodies whilst keeping them poignant is impressive 
      and he manages to avoid falling into the trap of melodramatic clichés 
      about love creating a beautiful yet deep artwork that is a true pleasure 
      to listen to."
      
      * REVIEW: SLOUCHER.ORG (UK) "A wonderful (but creepy) album"
      Also check out Sloucher's review for a lot of movie references "You get seven 
      minutes of wonderful, terrifying musical ideas and the perfect score for a 
      devastating horrible blizzard tearing the place a new one (or a monster chasing 
      Kurt Russell…or Tom Baker)." Plus, finally, The Mighty Boosh is mentioned 
      in a Kingfisher review
      
      * REVIEW: PENNYBLACK MUSIC (UK) "An incredible indie folk act .../... 
      I feel my life is slightly better each time I listen to 'Arctic'"
      
      * INTERVIEW: PENNYBLACK MUSIC (UK) Pennyblack Music also made an 
      interview with Thomas, talking about the full concept of 'Arctic' and 
      about the Swedish pop scene.
      
      * REVIEW (7 out of 10): WHISPERIN' & HOLLERIN' (UK) "As much influenced by the picked,
       leftfield dynamics of John Fahey and Bill Callahan as the hushed 
      vocals of Will Oldham, the record is at once both polite but dramatic, 
      turning over its ideas, ruminating between topics and within the genre, 
      track on track .../... An artist by all means, and a talented one, 
      particularly with his use of guitar."
      
      * REVIEW: ALLGIGS.CO.UK (UK)
      
      October 26th 2011 - SONG OF TOMORROW DVD RELEASE
      
      
      
      The motion picture Framtidens Melodi ("Song of tomorrow") from 2009 (Swedish cinema premier 2010), that features
      the song Possession (duet w. Elina Johansson from the album The Lake Acts Like an Ocean) during the end credits is finally
      available on DVD. Swedish, English and French subtitles available as well as directors' commentary. Info and ordering
      at: http://folketsdvd.se/framtidens-melodi (In Swedish only) 
      
      
      
      October 13th 2011 - RADIO SESSION + SHOW REVIEW
      
      
      
      Thomas played yesterday at Trollhättan together with his friend Helena Sundström aka Mine to Keep,
      whose debutalbum he contributed vocals too a few years ago. The show got a really raving review
      in the local newspaper TTELA (in Swedish) "A top class perfomance .../... we saw a kingfisher 
      transform into an eagle" REVIEW HERE
      
      
      
      In the wee morning prior to the show, Thomas did a radio interview and session with P4 Väst,
      check it out here (also Swedish)
      
      
      
      October 3rd 2011 - MORE UK PRESS
      British e-zine Electric Ghost puts a nice note prior to Arctic's re-release in UK in mid-Oct
      (updated frequently)
      
      
      
      
      
      September 30th 2011 - BLOG SESSION
      Before the show in Wrexham on September 9th, Thomas played a new song for
      the lovely blog We are The Sound
      
      
      
      + SMILE WITH YOUR 1000 TEETH
      
      
      
      
      
      September 23rd 2011 - R2 INTERVIEW
      Thomas met up with Gerry Ranson from the UK folk/rock-magazine R2 in London and
      an interview is published in their brand new Sep/Oct issue. Read the interview: HERE 
      
      
      
      September 14th 2011 - NEW REVIEWS
      Thomas have just returned from his 7th UK tour to date. His album 'Arctic' also awaits
      a UK re-release in October and new reviews and stuff will be added here frequently.
      
      Folk Radio UK (FRUK) just published a 4 star review @ THEIR WEBSITE
      "I’m Kingfisher is clearly ‘in the zone’ with this release. The gentle nature of the music, 
      experimentation and subtle electronica draw out his incredible voice and lyrics, this is 
      just the beginning."
      
      Amp Magazine (UK) also published a really raving review.
      "There are a lot of singersongwriters in the music industry at present, with Arctic, 
      I'm Kingfisher has raised the bar and set the standard to the next level for others to attempt to follow."
      
      
      
      August 8th 2011 - GOING BACK TO UK
      UPDATE SEP 6TH - CARDIFF SHOW RELOCATED TO 10 FEET TALL
      First up is shows in Segmon, Malmö and Karlstad. After that, Thomas will go back to UK
      for 5 new shows, mostly in Wales.
      
      6 SEP - LONDON/CAMDEN (UK) @ Dublin Castle
      8 SEP - CARDIFF (UK) @  10 FEET TALL(+ Meilir)
      9 SEP - WREXHAM (UK) @ The Central Station
      10 SEP - HOLYWELL (UK) @ The Well Inn Festival 2011 
      11 SEP - CHESTER (UK) @ the Telford's Warehouse 
      
      
      
      June 16th 2011 - DREAMS AT THE FILM CLUB I: 
      THOMAS TO PERFORM @ MÜNICH FILM FESTIVAL, GERMANY JULY 2ND
      Thomas has been invited by the Swedish Film Institute to perform at the public afterparty
      on the last evening of the festival, July 2nd. SFI, who except arranging the concert also
      screens a lot of Swedish quality movies during festival, among others a full retrospective
      of Roy Andersson's movies. Thomas shares the bill @ Gasteig will Hellsingland Underground
      and everything starts at 8PM.  
      
      
      DREAMS AT THE FILM CLUB II: 
      THE SONG 'POSSESSION' IN NEW SWEDISH MOVIE
      Thomas song 'Possession' (as Thomas Denver Jonsson) is featured in it's entirety in the end credits of the
      movie "Framtidens Melodi (Song of Tomorrow)" which was premiered on Swedish cinemas last friday. The movie, 
      originally released 2009, has been touring a lot around the world at Film Festivals and have gathered prizes
      and raving reviews (for an example the award "Best Actor" on Mexico City's Film Festival.
      
      
      
      
      
      May 31st 2011 - ACOUSTIC SESSION + INTERVIEW
      Thomas is currently halfway through his tour and has now joined up with Christian Kjellvander, Boy Omega
      and The Tarantula Waltz for a week's touring in Austria & Croatia. Earlier this month, he did a show in
      Leuven, Belgiun and had the ace filmer Jeroen Jullet follow his every step for a day. It resultet in this
      feature + live footage + interview + Thomas playing Whale Hunt + Svalbard live in a staircase. Listen to that
      natural reverb! 
      
      
      
      
      
      May 25th 2011 - REVIEW & INTERVIEW WITH US DIRTY IMPOUND
      Thomas is interviewed by US blog Dirty Impound and also got a really tasty review on his
      newest album.
      
      "Arctic, I’m Kingfisher’s tantalizing debut ...//... is a meditative, melancholy 
      trek but one flecked with humor and oddly beveled poetry, a relative to Iron & Wine, 
      Damien Jurado and most especially M. Ward"
       
      http://www.dirtyimpound.com/2011/05/impounded-inquiries-im-kingfisher/
      
      
      
      May 23th 2011 - IN THE STUDIO MAKING ALBUM 5
      
      
      
      Just a short note that I and Carl Edlom have had our first studio session recording stuff
      for my future 5th album. I guess there will be reason to get back more about this when we're
      closing to finishing, which speaking from experience can be an extremely long process. 
      Bottom line is that I'm really happy though to be on it again, I forecast the next album to 
      be warmer and for this one and I have way much more material that made the final cut than 
      we're able to squeeze in, which will be a really delicate problem later on to make the final
      track list.
      
      Next up (if the Icelandic volcano cloud won't hinder me), is the European 9 date tour in
      UK/Austria/Croatia starting on thursday. Can't wait. I'm so excited to get out again.
      I've just had a talk with (INTERVIEW) Nottingham Live about the show on Friday.
      
      --T
      
      
      
      May 19th 2011 - 4 STAR REVIEW IN R2 (UK)
      
      
      
      also, don't miss out Thomas' UK/AUSTRIA/CROATIA-TOUR May 26 - June 4
      and the recent 4 STAR REVIEW in Uncut (UK)
      
      
      
      May 12th 2011 - UPCOMING UK/AUSTRIA/CROATIA-TOUR
      updated May 16th change location for the show May 28th
      
      After playing Belgium last week and opening for Band of Heathens in Malmö yesterday, next 
      performing task for Thomas will be embarking on a 9-date European tour taking him to UK, 
      Austria and Croatia between May 26th and June 4th. The dates in Austria and Croatia will be 
      together will fellow Swedes Christian Kjellvander, Boy Omega and The Tarantula Waltz.
      
      26 MAY - LONDON (LEYTONSTONE) (UK) @ What's Cookin' @ The North Star
      27 MAY - NOTTINGHAM (UK) @ The Walk (+ Rob of Spaceships are Cool)
      28 MAY - WREXHAM (UK) Focus Wales 2011 @ Central Station
      30 MAY - GRAZ (AT) @ Forum Stadtpark
      31 MAY - WIEN (AT) @ Szene
      01 JUN - LINZ (AT) @ Posthof
      02 JUN - DORNBIRN (AT) @ Spielboden
      03 JUN - ZAGREB (HR) @ SC Teatar & TD
      04 JUN - INNSBRUCK (AT) @ Bäckerei
      
      Thomas will do a few shows in Sweden during the summer and more dates are on their
      way. Keep updated for newly confirmed shows over at the: TOUR-PAGE
      
      
      
      May 4th 2011 - NEW VIDEO: A CONTINENT LOST
      First of two music videos signed Carl Edlom (producer of 'Arctic') and Johan Eklund,
      we give you 'A CONTINENT LOST'. Enjoy!
      
      
      
      + A really good UK review over at: Netrhytms.
      The reviewer draws references to great guitarists like John Martyn, John Fahey, M Ward, Jason Molina
      and Neil Young.
      
      ++ Cery Matthews at BBC6 recently played 'Feline Funeral' from the album on her show.
       
      
      
      Apr 28th 2011 - ARCTIC GETS 4/5 IN UNCUT
      In the new issue of british UNCUT, Arctic is reviewed twice (!). Rob Hughes writes
      "Has been knocking out fine records for almost a decade .../... his tremolous voice
      [is] still hugely affecting. Colleague Mike Houghton writes "Jonsson deserves to be
      singled out .../... 'Willing Night Plants' inhabits the same doomy world as Neil Youngs'
      'Ambulance Blues"
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      Apr 24th 2011 - DAMIEN JURADO-TOUR REVISITED
      Thomas has just returned from his week supporting Damien Jurado in Sweden/Denmark and
      he has got some really good reviews and mentions: 
      
      * First, the show at Södra Teatern, Stockholm was recorded and is available to listen to at:
      http://www.gimmeindie.se/live/konsert/imkingfisher/ (click on the play symbol)
      Gimme Indie writes: "One of the most humble and completely brilliant artists we've got"
      
      * US renowened music site Jambase.com has a raving review up at:
      http://www.jambase.com/Articles/49503/JamBase-Questionnaire-I’m-Kingfisher
      "The fathoms deep feeling and gently leaping poetic language of Jonsson’s work is one of those 
      magical, humanizing sounds". The article also contains a short interview where Thomas among other things
      reveals his dancing skills!
      
      * Danish Diskant.dk reviewed the show in Copenhagen. Gave it 9 out of 10 and wrote
      "A magic evening with two unique musicians" 
      http://www.diskant.dk/live/koncertanmeldelser/11-04-11-damien-jurado-og-i’m-kingfisher-huset-i-magstræde.htm
      
      * Swedish Rockfoto.nu listed the gig as one of the best forthcoming shows and wrote that Thomas' album
      Arctic was "one of the best Swedish albums of last year"
      (http://rockfoto.nu/magazine/2011/04/15/veckans-basta-spelningar-9/)
      
      * Thomas was also interviewed by Swedish radio P4 (Swedish only)
      "A big voice in a small body"
      http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=4066&artikel=4466939
      
      
      
      
      
      * Finally, Thomas made an acoustic appearance (above) for the French music site Le Cargo, who in the 
      article says that Arctic is one of the best folk albums of this year.
      http://www.lecargo.org/spip/i-m-kingfisher/session-acoustique-273/article7038.html
      
      
      
      
      
      Mar 11th 2011 - TOURS WITH DAMIEN JURADO & 
      CHRISTIAN KJELLVANDER + SOME RECENT REVIEWS
      Really happy to announce that Thomas will support Damien Jurado on his shows in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Göteborg
      and Malmö in April and will also go on tour with fellow Swedes Christian Kjellvander, Boy Omega and Tarantula Waltz 
      in Austria and Croatia in May/June. The dates + for the aforementioned Belgian appearance and a few random Swedish 
      shows are all up at the Tour page
      
      + Arctic just got a really raving 4/5 review at Athen's Voice - 
      'the largest free-press weekly newspaper in Greece'. "Thomas Jonsson has just sucked all the aesthetic philosophy 
      of folk and americana, but has made it his own. He lives within it and therefore can and transform into something 
      so beautiful, so sweet, so personal, so crucial and so convincing that it is impossible to believe that this guy 
      is from Sweden."
      
      Also some recent really great Belgian reviews @
      
      ""First, the album is clearly 'folk', but you can also describe it as a kind of 
      Scandinavian-rock because it really comes close to some of the sounds of Icelandic 
      colleagues Sigur Ros'"
      - Damusic.be
      
      (4/6) "Spans from lo-fi á la M Ward to synth-driven music á la Mogwai. 
      The result is a remarkable singer/songwriter-album"
      - Soundslike.be
      
      
      
      
      Feb 14th 2011 - VIDEO PREMIERE: 
      SMILE WITH YOUR 1000 TEETH + LIVE
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      Feb 9th 2011 - SHOW IN BELGIUM / 
      GREAT BELGIAN REVIEWS  (updated)
      Thanks to Roel @ Live Nation, Thomas will get back to Belgium for a solo show for the
      first time in 5 years, when he plays @ Stuk/Petit Labo in Leuven May5th. Keep updated 
      for possible adds to the schedule.
      
      As reported earlier, the new album "Arctic" has received very good reviews in Belgium's
      biggest news papers since the release there a couple of weeks ago.
      Translated quotes below, click on each reference for original reviews.
      
      "Would be a new favorite from the alternative US scene if it wasn't for the fact 
      that he's from Sweden. Sounds a bit like The Courage of others of Midlake when 
      putting acoustic folk, electric and electronic sounds, strings or brass over 
      very good songs, fevered, luminous and melancholy, that evoke a north pole 
      expedition during the global warming. 
      - L'Avenir (BE)
      
      "Certainly one early 2011 album for everyone who listens to Port O' Brien, Bon Iver, 
      The National and M Ward. The Swede is touching, poetic, lyrical and magic."
      - DH (La Dernière Heure) (BE)
      
      "Reminds of Bon Iver and Bonnie Prince Billy and we could honestly never have 
      guessed that a Swede could behind this music. A mature album of an experienced 
      and talented songwriter"
      - De Standaard (BE)
      
      "He dreams about great american views and we dream 
      with him, from start to beginning a flawless disc"
      - Le Soir (Le Mad) (BE)
      
      "This album is a revelation, because every song 
      has something original and innovative to offer 
      .../... an album to cherish"
      - Rootstime.be (BE)
      
      "'Arctic' baths in a glacier atmosphere, the guitars seems to have icicles instead 
      of strings and his voice also seemingly reverbs againt an ice surface. It's a successful 
      scene setting that warms the heart"
      - Knack (BE) 
      
      
      
      
      
      Jan 24th 2011 NEW COLLABORATION: BROTHERS & SISTERS BOOKING AGENCY
      Thomas now works with the Swedish booking agency Brothers & Sisters who also
      have indie acts such as Simian Ghost, In These Woods and Leaders Off on their
      roster. BROTHERS&SISTERS WWW
      
      
      
      Jan 17th 2011 NOMINATED FOR MUSIC AWARD
      Thomas is nominated for the Swedish music prize Manifest in the category Best
      Singer/Songwriter. The winner is announced at the Manifest Gala @ Nalen in 
      Stockholm February 4th.
      
      
      
      Jan 13th 2011 LATVIAN SHOWS NEXT WEEK
      
      Thomas will return to Riga next week to perform for the first time since 2007.
      The tour includes two solo shows, one guest appearance on a show with his great 
      friend Goran Gora and a radio session. Please, make yourself updated regarding times
      and prices. This tour is put together in it's entirety by Goran Gora + his management.
      
      19 JAN - Radio 101, Riga (LV) (Radio Session)
      19 JAN - Sapnu Fabrika, Riga (LV) (Guest appearance on Goran Gora's show)
      20 JAN - Club "Perle", Riga (LV)
      22 JAN - I Love You Bar, Riga (LV)
      
      
      
      Dec 22th 2010 ROUND UP / FAVORITE ALBUM OF 2010 LIST
      
      Hi all.
      
      Just wanted to wish everyone happy holidays. I also wanted to take a moment
      to thank you all who've come to the shows or listened to the songs of the
      album. 2010 sure was a really nice experience for me and I have big hopes
      for 2011 becoming a keeper.
      
      Here are my fav albums of the year, a bit revised compared to the list published
      at It's a trap some weeks ago where I somehow forgot Yrsel and Mynabirds great debuts.
      
      01. Damien Jurado - St Bartlett
      02. Sleigh Bells - Treats
      03. Mogwai - Special moves
      04. Beach House - Teen dream
      05. Dear Euphoria - This night will flee
      06. Samantha Crain - One
      07. The Mynabirds - What we lost in the fire we gained in the flood
      08. Yrsel - Requiem For The Three Kharites
      09. The National - High violet
      10. Sufjan Stevens - The age of Adz
      11. I Was a King - Old friends
      12. The Unwinding Hours - s/t
      13. Birds of Passage - Without the world
      
      
      2011, starts for me with a show at home in Lund, then to a small tour in Latvia in January,
      in the end of January, my back catalog will get a digital re-release + last album will come
      out again physical. But most I guess it means that all the catalog will be available on Spotify.
      Then in February, Arctic will be released in Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, 
      Belgium and Luxembourg. In March the album will come out in UK, which I really look forward
      to. Keep updated on the website for upcoming tours.
      
      Merry Christmas and all the best wishes for a great 2011.
      
      xx Thomas
      
      
      
      
      Dec 22th 2010 ARCTIC ON TOP
      Arctic has been mentioned in Swedish magazines' and sites' top lists over the year's best
      music. Here are some:
       #10 - AFTONBLADET (Sweden's biggest evening paper)
        #3 - JOYZINE.SE (Anders Nilsson)
        #3 - GAFFA (Emma Rastbäck)
        #8 - ABSOLUTE NOISE (FR) (list over best music videos)
       #10 - VÄRMLANDS FOLKBLAD
       #11 - JOYZINE.SE (Nina Torbacke)
        #7 - NYA WERMLANDS TIDNINGEN
      
      
      
      Dec 9th 2010 ARCTIC'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL RELEASE DATES
      
      
      
      Benelux Feb 14 via V2 
      Germany/Austria/Switzerland Feb 25 via Edel Distribution
      UK March 7th via Essential Music
      France TBA
      
      Except for our distributors we also work with the fine people @ John Crosby PR (UK) 
      and Dirk Laubringer @ Guerilla Music (Germany/Austria/Switzerland) for external PR.
      
      
      
      
      Nov 30th 2010 PRE-RELEASE UK REVIEW - 8/10 in Americana UK
      We're currently preparing the UK release, all info about it soon, for somewhen early 2011. Glad to notice
      that good people over at Americana UK, not only were aware of the Swedish release and made an early UK
      review about it, but also gave it a 8 out of 10. " Sweden produces another excellent export - the new musical 
      guise of Thomas Denver Jonsson ...//... There are great songs, interesting arrangements, lovely 
      touches of strings and guitar flourishes."
      
      REVIEW IN FULL HERE
      
      Americana UK + Maverick Magazine compiles a top album list where Arctic has made it to the top10 for two months 
      in a row. And again folks, the album is due to get a proper UK release spring 2011. 
      
      
      
      
      Nov 14th 2010 TOUR PHOTO ALBUM + SETLISTS UPLOADED
      
        
      
      Thomas has just finished his Scandinavian tour with Ed Harcourt and will continue with shows
      in Stockholm (17.11), Malmö (27.11 w Anna Von Hausswolff), Trollhättan (12.12) and more are tbc.
      TOUR PHOTO ALBUM and SET LIST PAGE are updated. Check TOUR PAGE for upcoming shows. 
      
      
      
      
      
      
      Nov 13th 2010 NEW ALBUM "ARCTIC" IS OUT NOW ON PLAYGROUND MUSIC!!
      
      Thomas' 4th solo album "Arctic", the first under the new name I'm Kingfisher is now out on Playground Music
      in Scandinavia. All info over @ DISCOGRAPHY. Order information (also for international customers) 
      over @ SHOP. Arctic is also coming out in a deluxe edition with the extra 3-track EP "Antarctica".
      The whole album is streamed @ SPOTIFY
      
      The first reviews have also been published. This note will be frequently updated.
      
      
      
      "Viktigare än någonsin" ("More important than ever")
      - Aftonbladet (S)
      
      5/6
      "Et lille mesterværk" ("A little Masterpiece")
      - GAFFA-DK (DK)
      
       
      "Storslaget och intimt" ("Grandiose and intimate") 
      - Metro (S)
      
      
      "Jonssons röst kan smälta is" ("Jonsson's voice can melt ice")
      - Upsala Nya Tidning
      
      5/6
      "En fandens smuk cd" ("A damn beautiful album")
      - Undertoner.dk
      
      4/5
      "Närmar sig fulländning" ("Approaching perfection")
      - Värmlands Folkblad (S)
      
      9/10 
      "Et af årets stærkeste og mest dragende mesterværker" ("One of this year's strongest masterpieces")
      - Diskant (DK)
      
      5/6 - GAFFA-SE (S)
      6/10 - Sonic (S)
      4/6 - Nöjesguiden (S)
      4/6 - Soundvenue (DK)
      4/5 - Smålands Tidning (S)
      4/5 - Värnamo Nyheter (S)
      
      
      
      Oct 12th 2010 THOMAS TO SUPPORT ED HARCOURT'S NOVEMBER TOUR
      
      Thomas is confirmed to open for Ed Harcourt's shows in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. All in all six
      shows in Copenhagen (3.11), Malmö (4.11), Göteborg (5.11), Uppsala (6.11), Stockholm (8.11) and Oslo (9.11)
      Find all dates and venues at the tour page
       
      
      
      Oct 7th 2010 MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE
      
      
      
      Right now, the music video of the single "Willing Night Plants", directed by Nicholas Wakeham is
      premiered by Playground music at their blog
      Check it out and leave a comment.
      
      
      Sep 28th 2010 Music Video Teaser / Video Interview with birdguides.com
      
      
      
      Thomas talked recently with UK avian site birdguides.com about the upcoming album,
      the name change and the soon-to-be released music video. A teaser of it is included in the clip. Enjoy!
      http://www.birdguides.com/webzine/article.asp?a=2320
      
      
      
      Sep 25th 2010 - First album review! 6/10 in Sonic (S)
      Swedish renowned music magazine Sonic gives the forthcoming album 6 out of 10. A really
      nice OK review where the reviewer though "missing the last piece before he'd be fully motivated 
      to care about Thomas' further adventures" still claims "With Thomas debut, [2003] we knew 
      instantly we were dealing with a talent about to find his own expression in a over-represented 
      genre, he's still on that path". 
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      Sep 20th 2010 - OUT NOW: Digital Single "Willing Night Plants"
      Today, Playground Music is releasing the digital single "Willing Night Plants", which is the first
      music to be released under Thomas' new musical alias I'm Kingfisher.
      Listen @ Spotify
      Buy @ I-tunes and Amazon (link to UK, check your local Amazon).
      
      In a month, the new album "Arctic" is released. (cd/digital/2CDltd.ed)
      
      
      
      Sep 4th 2010 - NICE MENTION IN AFTONBLADET (S)
      
      Swedish news paper Aftonbladet made a nice mention about Thomas' song Svalbard yesterday.
      "Like a beautiful clash between Songs:Ohia and Damien Jurado".
      http://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/musik/article7721345.ab
      
      
      
      
      
      Aug 19th 2010 - NEW ALBUM 'ARCTIC' TO BE RELEASED OCT 18TH 2010
      Thomas' 4th solo album 'ARCTIC' will be released in Scandinavia + Balt States by 
      Playground Music on Oct 18th on digipack cd, digital and in a signed limited 
      edition with a 3-trk bonus-EP. (cover art above, more info soon)
      
      
      
      Jul 26th 2010 - THOMAS SIGNED ON PLAYGROUND MUSIC
      
      Kite Recordings, who have released all Thomas' cds has begun a collaboration with Playground
      Music, one of Sweden's leading and biggest indepent labels. The deal will involve both distribution
      of Kite's catalog and exclusive license releases, such as of Thomas' forthcoming album 'ARCTIC'.
      Which also is the first cd to be released since he changed his stage name from Thomas Denver Jonsson
      to I'm Kingfisher.
      
      
      
      Jul 23rd 2010 - A PERFECT FRIEND TO TOUR FRANCE/BELGIUM IN OCT
      Thomas Jonsson's and C-J Larsgården's indietronica-duo A PERFECT FRIEND is about to embark on a mini tour
      in France and Belgium in Sep/Oct. APF has released two full-length albums ('s/t' 2007, 'Timber and Modern
      Ways' 2009) and plays Metz-FR (30.9), Dijon-FR (2.10), Lyon-FR (3.10), Liege-BE (4.10). ---> info
      
      
      
      Jul 5th 2010 - NEW NAME, NEW WEBSITE WWW.IMKINGFISHER.COM
      After the show in Fensbol, Thomas changed his stage name to I'm Kingfisher (formerly Thomas Denver Jonsson)
      and therefor that'll be the name that the forthcoming album 'ARCTIC' is being released under. Hence,
      the website URL will now be imkingfisher.com but the old thomasdenver.com will still working for ages
      and ages in order to redirect to the new site.