21 Jun 2024
music
Concerts Music

In Pictures: SVEA’s first hometown gig in 3 years

One of our favorite Swedish pop girls SVEA is gearing up to release a full album soon, so she put together a show at Stadsgårdsterminalen to be able to play for Stockholm fans as well as family and friends. SVEA brought some of those friends up on stage with her as well, as you can […]

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Concerts Music

Jasmine Kara brings the party to the basement

Your Living City’s long-time favorite Jasmine Kara has a thing about basements… Her first single back in 2010 was a cover of the Etta James classic In the Basement, and it was of course part of her set when she played in a basement venue in Gamla Stan called Källarbyn. Jasmine took the audience by […]

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Concerts Music

Fontän ready to gush tunes!

The Swedish duo Fontän was formed in Gothenburg in 2006. Back then Jesper Jarold and Johan Melin released their debut album, ‘Aktionskammarn’.  In 2009 the band released their second, ‘Winterhwila’. Then they took a little break. Their long awaited and self titled album, “Fontän” was ranked one of the top albums of 2017! Since then […]

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Festivals Music

Department – from warehouse party to under-the-bridge celebration

The festival which originated in the depts of the “Meatpacking district” as a huge climate positive warehouse party, has now for the second year in a row, taken place under the bridge on the island of Långholmen in Stockholm. The 2022 edition, which took place on June 4th and 5th, was headlined by big names […]

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Culture Music News

All Love at Fletcher’s European tour premiere in Stockholm

Fletcher was supposed to play in Stockholm in March 2020, but her show and the whole European tour were among the first Covid cancellations back then. So Europe has been waiting for Cari Fletcher for a very long time, and the emotions were high at the European tour premiere in Stockholm. The sun was out […]

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Culture Music News

In Pictures: Cazzi Opeia live at Radio House

Cazzi Opeia had her big breakthrough for the Swedish audience at Melodifestivalen this year, in which she made her way very deservedly to the final and dazzled with her pastel colors, rainbows and clouds – and of course with that perfectly crafted pop tune. Cazzi Opeia, or Moa Carlebecker, has of course gained plenty of […]

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Culture Friday Playlist Music

YLC’s Top 50 Swedish Pop of 2021

Even though the year’s musical experiences have still been hampered by the pandemic, we have actually managed to enjoy some live music during the summer and the autumn, and it’s been such an emotional high! The artists have however spent more of their time on creating and releasing some amazing new music. So we of […]

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Album Review: Yngwie Malmsteen’s Blue Lightning

Yngwie Malmsteen is mostly known as a shredder by nature who is notorious for putting together pieces that seem like they were composed for the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Think Apocalyptica but with Malmsteen alone on his humble electric guitar instead of a cello quartet. Ever the virtuoso, it seems Malmsteen has decided to diversify his […]

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Music News

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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Friday Playlist Music

Ida Bang & The Blue Tears + more Swedish music to discover

We decided to delve into some more rootsy and organic Swedish music for you, and bring you a bunch of artists worth checking out when it comes to blues, folk and other more retro sounds. First off, we would like to direct your attention to Ida Bang & The Blue Tears, a Stockholm band fronted […]

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