“The juxtaposition of English folk tunes and Swedish sets is just terrific, and it is to FatDog's credit that New Found Land has a seamless, timeless quality about it.” “freshly discovered ground, and an unexpected classic.”


Lee Blackstone, Roots World, USA


‘It’s a real treat and i thoroughly enjoyed it. The quality of the singing and playing is superb – imaginative and of the highest calibre.’ “I'm really looking forward to seeing how this line-up develops and hope (pray) that someone has the good sense to book them over here.”


Living Tradition, UK


'A wonderful crossover album that combines Scandinavian and Celtic music”


Folker Germany


Ihr Debut verheißt gediegenes, meisterliches Handwerk und erfrischende Spielfreude.


     Albert Hosp, ORF Radio, Austria


“the resultat is amazing”


Concerto Austria


"Av og til dukker det opp plater som både er usigelig bra og, ikke minst overraskende. En slik en er bandet FatDogs «New Found Land».Allerede fra starten med Jonas Åkerlunds «Jonas Slängpolska» er dette en innertier.…en godbit i platehøsten."


Jan Granlie, Salt Peanuts


"Med tonvikt på blås och med concertina, bas og vevlira i botten har killarna hittat ett unikt, fett sound." 


   Nerikes Allehånda



"The songs are traditional Scandinavian, in an instrumental world that combines hurdy-gurdy and cittern and dancing clarinets”     

The Financial Times, UK



"There are Scandinavian dance elements and other Western European musical styles that propel the music into a very intriguing and addictive whirlwind of aural color."

Inside World Music, USA



“Ett lyckat möte…Skickligt spelat, slickt och snyggt med fräckt blås och bra sång dessutom.”

Spellemannen Sverige

“They play with the sound of surprise, blurring the lines between folk, jazz and classical music.”


Daily Planet - ABC Radio National, Australia



“A drum-free unit, FatDog exhibits impressive jazz chops in ensemble instrumental pieces that bookend its album”


TheAustralian



“Check out this unusual combination of musical traditions, discover new lands before us.”


Etnosystem, Poland


"a great achievement!"


Musicopolis, Spain


“Ook worden met de klankkleuren van de verschillende instrumenten boeiede contrasten opgezocht, zoals het bitse getwinkel van de cister tegenover het knorren van een basklarinet en het zachte gejammer van klarinet. “


Mixed World Music, Netherland

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Photo by Kristin Lidell