Jimmy Wahlsteen

Artist of the Month | May 2010


Jimmy uses the Pure Mini in his acoustic guitars.

Jimmy Wahlsteen made his name being one of Sweden ‘s busiest session guitarists with numerous TV shows and international tours on his résumé.

His debut instrumental solo album is released on U.S. based Candyrat Records.

“181st songs” is a pop inspired multitrack recorded album with the acoustic guitar in focus. Jimmy uses innovative open tunings and percussive techniques showcased in his popular videos on the Candyrat YouTube channel.  W ith total views of over the half million mark combined for all his videos in only 4 months, his own YouTube channel was awarded the “most viewed award” for the month of November, 2009.

Mark Tucker from AcousticMusic.com recently said , “Jimmy’s “181 st Songs” is untouchably clean and spotless while dripping with spacious atmospheres perfectly captured, transparent and three-dimensional”.

Minor Seventh Magazine says, “ Wahlsteen’s ensemble approach gives more options for developing intensity and contrasts, which he uses to provide tasteful results. He is a promising and tasteful artist!”

“181 st Songs” is also featured at www.echoes.org , as CD of the month for the month of January, 2010.  The “Echoes” show is a U.S. Public Radio International mainstay, distributed to 130 stations across the U.S. from Maine to California

Touring in support of his debut, he will be performing throughout Scandinavia , Germany , the UK , Canada and the United States in 2010.

Jimmy is based in Stockholm Sweden . He records all his material in his studio in central Stockholm .

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