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The Magnettes (SE) – “Young and Wild”

The Magnettes - Young and Wild

With yesterday’s release of the single Young and Wild, Swedish trio The Magnettes now have the last track written for their debut album “Ugly Youth,” which is scheduled for release this summer. This rebel-fueled, fuck-you-with-glitter pop song is sweetly infectious. “It’s about bliss and fearlessness,” says the band, “realizing that the moment you’ve been waiting for is now […]

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Sportsman (SE) – “Running On A Beach”

Sportsman - Running On A Beach

Sportsman (a moniker of Per Magnusson) has unleashed his alt-pop, nostalgia-glazed single Running On A Beach, which is from his debut album “Neverland” scheduled for release June 2nd. He’s also released a video for the track. Once part of the Swedish soul-pop quintet The Sonnets, Sportsman journeyed to Kenya after disbandment for decompression, reflection and inspiration as to […]

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Karl X Johan (SE) – “Twisted Up”

Karl X Johan - Twisted Up

After a THREE year wait (during which we nearly died from anticipation), Swedish dancehall duo Karl X Johan have released a new track for us to go crazy over. Twisted Up is a satisfying, bass lover’s tropical-pop delight that hits all the beach party pleasure buttons. The only complaint we can muster is that the nearly […]

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SXSW 2017 – Day Five

Uyarakq x Peand-eL at SXSW 2017

Agnes Obel (DK) It was one-in-one-out at the St. David’s Sanctuary chapel for the Agnes Obel show. The venue’s acoustics are perfect for her spiritual folk music, although seeing her and her band washed in constant red lights felt sacrilegious (at best). Solution: Eyes closed with imagination playing color-corrected visuals. Agnes Obel at St. David's Sanctuary […]

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Final SXSW 2017 Nordic Music Lineup Released

Nordic Music at SXSW 2017

Behold, the list of Nordic music artists performing official SXSW 2017 music showcases! It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it? If you can’t make it to SXSW this year, we’ll be there to cover the event on our social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube) so you don’t miss a thing. Meanwhile, let’s get you pumped for […]

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