Though he has half a lifetime of producing and songwriting behind him, a solo debut was never a topic of discussion until he a few years ago completely changed his lifestyle by leaving Sweden for a mobile life and living in different parts of the world. The change of environment and the limited musical equipment he could bring with him became a way to challenge himself.
YSTER is a dark 5-track collection of songs pushing boundaries between dance, electronica and chill wave. Johan explains the sound progression during his travels and his current residency in London. “As I’ve been a stranger visiting for a while now, I soon realised that the feeling of something foreign would evolve into a calm sense of home wherever I settled down. I think you can hear these transitions on my EP.”
Johan Lundgren has also been a frequent live collaborator in the audiovisual project iamamiwhoami This is also how he came to be introduced to ionnalee’s label, To whom it may concern. “They have formed an inspiring environment with their music, label and the world surrounding it, keeping total control of the creative process and the production, without some man in a suit intervening.”<br><br>Catch Tungorna on tour this year supporting ionnalee on her world tour.<br>