25 Jun 2024
Festivals
Festivals Music

Rosendal 2024: The eclectic high-energy sounds of M.I.A.

The influential British-Sri Lankan artist M.I.A. always brings a dynamic stage presence and eclectic sounds mixing electronic, dance, hip hop and world music influences in her own recognizable style. She was back on Swedish ground to headline Friday’s line-up during the Rosendal Garden Party weekend. M.I.A. actually came on stage 4 minutes ahead of schedule, […]

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Rosendal 2024: Nostalgia tripping with The Cardigans

The band is a real-life Swedish pop institution, so it was definitely a thrill finally getting to see The Cardigans live after all these years, being a fan since hearing Carnival in the mid-90s. (I’ve seen the one and only Nina P perform several times though, and hold her in special regard). The Cardigans pulled […]

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Rosendal 2024: Yaeger serves total pop perfection

Yaeger is rising fast to the stellar position she deserves on the Swedish pop scene, having been the opener for Zara Larsson’s recent European tour dates, as well as gaining two Swedish Grammis nominations. She has also been awarded the best dressed woman of the year at the Elle Gala, for her unique and playful […]

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Rosendal 2024: And Raye said ‘Let there be light’

Raye’s intimate show at Debaser was last year’s best concert in our book, so we were thrilled to learn that she would be one of the acts at this year’s Rosendal Garden Party. Raye of course had her big breakthrough last year following the long-awaited independent release of her debut album 21st Century Blues, which […]

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Rosendal 2024: Saint Levant from Gaza with love

The Palestinian artist Saint Levant has found viral fame recently, also making a mark with his live shows playing Coachella in April and Governor’s Ball in New York earlier this month. Now it was time for him to take the stage at Rosendal Garden Party. Beside Raye, Saint Levant has to be one of the […]

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Your Living City’s Ultimate Music Festival Guide 2024

No rain, no muddy puddles, no blasting sun will ever stop the die-hard music festival lovers, who year after year look for the biggest festivals and the most impressive line-ups and this is where we come into the picture. Like every year, we bring you a round-up of the newest and the good old classic […]

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Is my Eurovision broken?

As the Eurovision Song Contest has given me so much joy and entertainment over the years, it makes me sad to see the mess we are in ahead of the ESC Grand Finale of 2024. The whole Eurovision season has given me so many mixed emotions, and it’s all culminating tonight. Being a Finn living […]

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Eurovision stars at the Stockholm pre-party

Eurovision stars have been doing the pre-party circuit ahead of the main event in Malmö in May. A total of 14 of this year’s ESC participants came to the Nordic Eurovision Part in Stockholm at Berns, joined by a few other fan favorites from previous years. Here are our favorite pictures from when the artists […]

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Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 4!

It’s week 4 in Melloland, the fourth preliminary heat of the musical cirkus travelling around the country in order to find the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Melfest final of the 9th of March is getting closer, and we are already looking forward to the big Europe-wide show to be held in […]

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Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 3!

We are already on the third week of Melodifestivalen, the music extravaganza that has most Swedes transfixed every Saturday for six weeks. The song competition is an institution in itself, but it also results in finding the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Malmö this May. There are another six […]

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