Daily Dose Pick: Fredrik

Combining lush instrumentation and choral flourishes with electro drum beats, Swedish duo Fredrik create a complex sound that continues to unfold itself upon repeat listens.

Their just-released sophomore album, Trilogi, is a haunting meditation on the darkness winter brings. The gloom is balanced with impeccably constructed melodies that recall the early ambition of Air’s Moon Safari, while the rhythmic strumming of “Vinterbarn” (winter children) evokes Sigur Rós. A recent esoteric tweet sums up Fredrik’s modus operandi: “Unreasoning all the way to wintering is bliss.”

Vist Fredrik on MySpace, read an interview with the band, follow them on Twitter, and buy the album.

And from their debut album Na Na Na…