21 Jun 2024
Maxida Märak
Concerts Music

Maxida Märak at Gröna Lund

Storm warnings had kept the people away from the amusement park, but a select crowd of music fans got to see Maxida Märak deliver a solid show at Gröna Lund, returning to the small stage where she last played five years ago. Maxida Märak always brings a ton of conviction and talks about important issues, […]

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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 Featured Festivals Music

In Pictures: Stockholm Culture Festival & We Are STHLM 2018

Stockholm Culture Festival and We Are STHLM were once again held during the last week before the schools started, from the 14th to the 18th of August 2018.  Canada was the main theme of the Culture Festival, but there was much more to see and do in the city, including Cirkus Cirkör‘s major show Aquanauts, which […]

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Culture Music

Maxida Märak brings intensity and conviction

The first time I saw Maxida Märak live, she awoke my curiosity singing a duet at a huge charity gala. The second time I saw her, she blew my mind. It was another charity event with plenty of big artists performing, at a very small church, sometime before Christmas 2015. Maxida was the host of […]

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Music New Music Friday

YLC’s New Music Picks

A music fan’s luxury problem nowadays is that there are so many new songs coming out every week and especially on New Music Fridays, that you may find it difficult to keep up. So once again it’s time for us to bring you some of the best new Swedish music releases. We have cherry-picked some of […]

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Culture Music

YLC’s favorite Swedish artists you need to know

To kick off 2017, we’ve listed some Swedish artists who made a lasting impression on us at YLC in 2016 – and from whom we expect more great things in the coming year. Looking back on our previous year-end list, some of our favorites really blew up big-time in 2016. This is especially  true for Zara […]

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Culture Music

Year in Music 2015: YLC’s 15 Swedish Faves

It’s time to take stock of the amazing music year 2015, so YLC’s resident music enthusiast Nina Uddin has put together a throwback special of artists and songs that made a mark during the music year in Stockholm. Nina has also picked some of her photos of each artist from their 2015 live performances.  Putting […]

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