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A&R FACTORY about "Summertime" (click here)

Beyond the production that stands as a testament to BREGN’s creative originality, Summertime refuses to lyrically scratch at the surface. If Dylan Thomas himself rose from....

THE OTHER SIDE REVIEW about "Summertime" (click here)

While the vocals continue the lo-fi vibes of the melody, there is a heaviness to them that wonderfully contrasts the haziness. This makes the introspections and contemplations of the lyrics more powerful as they tug at your emotions...

NEEDS MORE COWBELL about "Summertime" (click here)

Listening to "Summertime" is like entering a trance, I get so lost in the lo-fi soundscape of beautiful guitar arpeggios and subtle synth accent...

EXISTENTIAL MAGAZINE about "Summertime" (click here)

BREGN has beautifully created a transformative piece spewing both a cathartic type of sorrow and a whimsical urge to allow yourself to feel the pain, before letting it go...

GIFTED BALANCE RECORDS about "Summertime" (click here)

The song starts off with an ambient melody that floats alongside warm guitar chords. At this point, the soundscape is warm, nostalgic, and ambient. BREGN’s luscious vocals enter the scene and begin to tell a vivid story of summertime lovers...

RISING ARTISTS about "Summertime" (click here)

...right between The Shins and Remy Zero with its hazy delivery and seasonal melancholy. Like a page taken out of Lana Del Rey’s diary, BREGN penned this for those impacted by summertime sadness, and you can hear that throughout...

MUSIC FOR THE MISFITS about "Summertime" (click here)

The song is dedicated to those feeling the summertime sadness, ..."despite the pain you want to be loved anyway..."

OBSCURE SOUND about "Summertime" (click here)

Psychedelic guitar textures peek in and out, as the one-minute turn approaches... trickling guitar effects with the calming acoustical backbone, firmly resonating into its lush conclusion....

POP FAD blog about "Summertime" (click here)

The hook breaks from the slightly dark tint of the song into an optimistic, pop driven melody that is catchy and fun. It feels like you are floating in the sky as Lisa sings about flying into someone’s arms...

UNRECORDED about "Summertime" (click here)

"While the indie-folk influence is apparent in the jaunty chord switches and overall instrumentation, it’s actually the lo-fi style and shoegaze undertones that we find most intriguing. Both the melodies and DIY production give off this sentimental air of the 90s, drawing comparisons to Bill Ryder-Jones and Elliott Smith....”

THE WILD IS CALLING about "Summertime" (click here)

Classically it connects with psychedelic California pop by CSNY and America. The expressive layered guitar work also draws similarities to recent works by Kurt Vile and Lord Huron. There’s an eastern flare, a touch of desert spirit in the repetitive resolutions....

ZAIID ZEIDAN about "Summertime" (click here)

I feel like this song represents a lot of people and can help many people because of its relatability and thoughtfulness. I am in love with this track and so should you...

SONGWEB about "Summertime" (click here)

"Summertime” has excellent poetry. The storytelling goes to the heart of the matter with such exact insights influenced by experience. The lyrics would hit a nerve with many of us, transporting us to another dimension...

SINUSOIDAL about "Dreaming" (click here)

“Dreaming” has a lovely mix of harmonies right from the start, making it quite lush and colourful. Which artists influence your production and songwriting style?...

INDIE MUSIC CENTER about "Dreaming" (click here)

The artist has this facility to take us into his universe, and the line "You close your eyes and you'll be gone" perfectly sums up this talent. Unintentionally, he described in his song the exceptional power he has over ordinary listeners like me...

UNSIGNED about "Dreaming" (click here)

Focus on the little things that matter as you detach from the world and be the change that you want to be with this song by BREGN. Can you tell me more about yourself and the story behind the name...

RISING ARTISTS about “Dreaming” (click here)

Musically speaking though, “Dreaming” does kick off with a bit of an obscure soundscape, but soon gives way to a more indie folk-like state that made me want to sit around a campfire with a guitar and sing along until the early hours of dawn...

WEAREMX about "Dreaming" (click here)

In this layered narrative, the artist uses swelling chords to ease into the piece before a chorus of only his voice captures the power in chanting doubles and harmonies, like he’s casting a spell....

BOOT MUSIC about BREGN (click here)

A blissful texture is added by long, deep strings notes and a poignant piano melody that pierces through the tangled warmth of the other instrumentals to add a lighter sense of joy within the comfort...

OSR about "Dreaming" (click here)

In line with the ethereal vibe of ‘Dreaming’, BREGN showcases his depth as an artist using the melody to effectively portray the message of the song. Touching on elements of nostalgia, sentimentality and fragility, BREGN explores the human soul in its complex state...

PLASTIC MAGAZINE about "Dreaming" (click here)

Danish artist BREGN is the alias of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jonas Mikkelsen who’s been making a name for himself with his unique style of alternative indie folk music...

creativity explored about artwork by Holvoet (click here)

...felt a connection to Holvoet’s work in particular in her references to both anxiety and joy, relieving pressures of the past through her creative process...

THE WILD IS CALLING about "Dreaming" (click here)

Dreaming is a tantric folk mantra drawing from instinctual tribal melodies. Mikkelsen’s scratchy true voice is the ideal feature, ripe with dirty raw texture...

SMYE about "Dreaming" (click here)

It’s not often that you hear a great new song with a real 60s Beatles feel, but BREGN has managed to nail it with his new song, Dreaming. There’s a lot to like about this track, but for me it’s the vocals...

Indie39 about "Dreaming" (click here)

When the delicate instrumental enters the texture expands without losing that core energy set right away. Beautiful and relaxed, I loved how well the different sounds blended and complemented one another. Cool layered vocals deepen...

TAPE RANGER about BREGN (click here)

"Dreaming", the latest single from Denmark-based artist, BREGN, is a beautifully crafted track that features catchy vocal work over an anthemic and well-produced instrumental...

HOT LUNCH about “Dreaming” (click here)

BREGN “Dreaming” is a great lo-fi folk track. Heavy road trip vibes and a perfect combination of organic textures with modern, slightly distorted, production techniques...

WE LOVE THAT SOUND about BREGN (click here)

German reviews of the singles: "Be Fine", "Raw", and "Wind".

INDIE MUSIC CENTER about "Wind" (click here)

The mix between piano, acoustic guitar, and expertly dosed electric guitar is incredible. And enough to make your arm hair stand up vertically! "WIND" is just...a masterpiece!...

CHEERS TO THE VIKINGS about "Raw" (click here)

This atmospheric song “RAW” from the talented and professional singer-songwriter BREGN, is one of the catchiest songs we’ve heard in months. This song left us stuck on repeat for a long long time and we couldn’t get it out of our heads...

About "Raw" (click here)

...there is an immediacy to the track that is undeniable. BREGN taps into a haunting atmosphere that is packed full of rising emotion and a sense of sadness that lingers and taps deep into the soul...

INDIE TAPES about "Raw" (click here)

If you’re seeking for some fantastic downtempo indie folk, you should give this brand new release a listen...

STEREOFOX about "Be Fine" (click here)

BREGN's tone is quite optimistic and is the kind of track that brings people closer together...

About "Be Fine" (click here)

BREGN is a Danish singer-songwriter who sings charming lo-fi acoustic songs such as his newly released track “Be Fine”...