18 May 2024
Culture Featured Festivals Music News

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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Culture Festivals Music

In Pictures: Janice and Grant at the Culture Festival

Stockholm Culture Festival this year decided to give Thursday’s top billing on the main stage to two young and talented female artists, GRANT and Janice. They may still not be widely known to the masses in Sweden, but both bring such quality to the game that they were so deserving to be on that big […]

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Featured Music News

Janice brought Pure Emotion to Fasching

Music is at its best when it comes from the heart and Janice is one of those artists who has really poured her emotions into her music. The settings at legendary Stockholm jazz club Fasching really amplified all those feelings even further. The audience was able to get very close, so things were about as […]

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Pop Queens Reign Supreme in Uppsala

The Queens of Pop festival brought a line-up of 10 female artists to Uppsala, and of course we had to be there… But first let’s rewind things back by three years… Zara Larsson has truly taken over with Lush Life and is the most played artist of the year in Sweden. She is booked to […]

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2017 in review: 5 Swedish artists to keep your eye on

Another fabulous music year has come to an end, so we are listing some Swedish artists who have made a lasting impression on us at YLC in 2017. So here are five artists/acts we think you should definitely keep your eye on for more amazing things going ahead.   You might also want to look back on our previous year-end list with […]

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Friday Playlist Music New Music Friday

Fresh Swedish Sounds: 10 Music Videos Not To Be Missed

The autumn may be here, but our Swedish musical favorites keep churning out loads of great music. And since so many of them have also been putting their visuals on the tunes, we decided to put together another round-up of recent Swedish music videos you definitely should not miss.  So crank up the volume and put […]

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Festivals Music

In Pictures: Popaganda – the Summer’s Last Festival

Popaganda has become something of an institution in Stockholm, the pop fan’s dream that officially ends the festival summer. The festival started out 15 years ago at Frescati, but for the last 10 years the location has been Eriksdalsbadet in the southernmost part of Södermalm. And the location is just perfect for the last hurrah […]

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Culture Music Swedish Culture

Sing-along at Skansen – The ultimate summer tradition

The Swedes absolutely love a good sing-along and Allsång på Skansen is really the most Swedish of all things Swedish. On summer Tuesdays, the crowds gather in thousands to sing together at Skansen, and another million or two watch it on the telly.  The sing-along tradition at Skansen actually dates back to 1935, and its run […]

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