25 Jul 2024
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In Pictures: Rockbjörnen 2019

The Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has been arranging the Rockbjörnen award show for 40 years(!) now. The awards put an emphasis on best live acts, beside picking songs of the year as well as most devoted fans… The prizes are voted on by the fans tehmselves, so they are a good indicator of what really is […]

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SOMA brings pop promise

Stockholm-based artist SOMA caught our ear with her Don’t Believe Them and we had to dig deeper into her sound and visuals. SOMA has Kurdish roots, was raised in Helsinki, Finland, and has called Stockholm home for the past five years. She says life basically led her to Stockholm.  Making pop in English in Finland […]

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Get ready for Melodifestivalen Heat 4!

Last week we saw Jon Henrik Fjällgren advance to the final as expected, and he was joined by Lina Hedlund, a less obvious choice, but one we are very happy with. This week it’s time for the last seven songs to be presented to the public in Lidköping. We have once again plenty of variety […]

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Fresh Swedish Sounds – Handpicked for You

We have once again listened to dozens and dozens of Swedish releases to bring you our picks of songs worth listening to. Take a look and have a listen right here… Beatrice Jaksch, or just Jaksch by her artist name, is a Stockholm-based independent artist, songwriter and producer, who feels she has now found her sound, […]

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Billie Eilish takes Stockholm by storm

Billie Eilish is the hottest artist around right now, at least if you ask just about any teenager. So of course she created a fair amount of chaos when she played in Stockholm. Billie Eilish‘s success has pretty much exploded recently, so much so that the Stockholm concert had to be moved to a bigger […]

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Your Guide to Melodifestivalen Heat 3!

The second heat of Melodifestivalen brought a big surprise finalist in 15-year-old singer Malou Prytz, with an all-female power team behind her in everything from songwriting and production to staging and dancing. She is joined by the big favorites Hanna Ferm and Liamoo, who oozed  chemistry on stage, as expected. Heat 3 in Leksand is […]

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JANNA’s debut single sets expectations high

JANNA is one of the most promising new artists we have heard in early 2019 with her gospel-tinged and soulful debut single A Thousand Times. The Gothenburg-native singer, songwriter and actress JANNA has been living abroad for several years but has now made a move back to Sweden to work on her solo music project. […]

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Fresh Swedish Sounds: This is Svea

We just had to be there, when one of the most promising newcomers on the Swedish pop scene, SVEA, had her release party for her debut EP. After releasing her first two fantastic singles last year (Don’t Mind Me and Selfish), SVEA kicked off February in style with the release of her 7-song debut EP, […]

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Get ready for Melodifestivalen Heat 2!

Now that Wiktoria and Mohombi are through to the final, we turn our eyes on heat 2, where Hanna and Liamoo are bringing the heat and Margaret’s got the beat… The first heat of Melodifestivalen 2019 showed us we have an excellent team of hosts this year. Just check out their amazing mash-up of Israel’s […]

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Introducing Madeleine Grace

Stockholm-based Swedish-Congolese songwriter and performer Madeleine Grace is preparing for the release of her first EP later this year. We asked her to tell more about her music. Madeleine Grace has been singing several years with the Oslo-based Two Yearz, but premiered as a solo artist in late 2017. Her vocals have been compared to […]

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