Tag Archives: sweden

THE KORA RECORDS: FREDRIK & STRICKEN CITY

by pelly November will bring two great international releases via DC label The Kora Records. Fredrik from Sweden is joined on the Kora roster by London band Stricken City, fronted by the savvy and enigmatic Rebeka Raa.  Both bands offer interesting twists on the indie pop sound and seem to be building on past success [...]

THE CURIOUS PHOTOGRAPHY OF THOBIAS FALDT

by greg dybec If any of you are familiar with the Swedish photographer, Thobias Fäldt, you probably know him for the peculiar scenes that he presents in his photos. When taking a look at a Fäldt photo your imagination will be doing just as much work as your eyes. What you will see in a [...]

LYKKE LI @ WEBSTER HALL

by felipe Despite an aching body and a tired mind, I got my gumption up to see Swedish pop star Lykke Li perform at Webster Hall last night. With only one full length album and a tiny bundle of EP’s under her belt, her live show remained a mystery. I wasn’t sure if I was [...]

THE SOUND OF ARROWS

by flex (pic by emil klang) This track from Sound of Arrows is getting plenty of run on the blog circuit but what I’m really in love with is the video introduction they made for it (see it after the jump). Rhythmic and positive, the single makes for an easy listen and I can use [...]

FREDRIK

by keiley I’ve been watching time pass in anticipation for this Sunday. Here’s a beautiful track to get it started. Frederik is a Swedish group whose new album, Na Na Ni drops October 28th. The band’s six members come from varying facets of the Swedish underground and experimental scene. Frederick has scheduled tour dates in [...]

THE LEGENDS ARE SECONDS AWAY

by vin diamo If My Bloody Valentine swallowed Peter, Bjorn and John, it might sound something like this. Swedish popster Johan AKA The Legends sent us this little gem. Burried in an avalanche of feedback and distortion is a pretty ditty, aparently about ‘the wonders of Tryptizol‘. That’s an anti-depressent, for all you well-adjusted people [...]

KILLING FOR LOVE: VIDEO & REMIX

by laureus luckson “Killing For Love” is off of Jose Gonzalez 2007 release In Our Nature (Mute Records, Sept. 25, 2007). I wanted to share the whimsical music video for the song as well as a remix produced by the Beatfanatic. While Gonzalez’s videos are usually pretty fantastic, this one was directed by Andreas Nilsson [...]

I’M FROM BARCELONA: NEW ALBUM 10/14

by rex paige Swedish pop band Im From Barcelona will release their second album Who Killed Harry Houdini? through Mute Records on October 14, 2008. The record will feature french singer Soko and the first single titled “Paper Planes” ( watch out M.I.A.) will be released on August 19. The band with over 25 members [...]