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The Magnettes (SE) – “So Bad”

The Magnettes - So Bad

The latest single from Swedish glitter punk-pop trio The Magnettes is out! So Bad is a moody, mid-tempo, millennial ballad about the disconnect of gender bias, and is released in advance of their 11-track debut album “Ugly Youth” scheduled to be out next month. Other singles from their debut that already out are Bones, Killers […]

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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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The Magnettes (SE) – “Sad Girls Club”

The Magnettes - Sad Girls Club

We first saw The Magnettes in Austin, TX at SXSW music festival in 2015, and since then the trio has shed their glittery tears worldwide. Singers Rebecka Digervall and Sanna Kalla, along with keyboardist and guitarist Tomas Bäcklund Thuneström, have systematically smashed the status quo with performances in Norway, Denmark, Canada, Barcelona, London, Los Angeles, […]

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Interview: The Magnettes (SE)

The Magnettes interview

The tagline descriptor that the Swedish trio The Magnettes uses to describe their music is “21st Century Fuckpop.” For most any other group, that would be an eye-rolling sentiment meant to just grab some attention from the press by using a naughty word. For this act, it fits like a dress made of Lycra. Their […]

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A 2015 Retrospective and Peek at 2016 Plans

Instagram 9 Best of 2015

Hi everyone! Michelle here, Nordic Spotlight’s Managing Director. Wow, it’s year’s end already and we were very busy. What were we up to? Here’s our handy Nordic Spotlight 2015 retrospective (and a taste of what’s to come in 2016). Highlights of 2015 for Nordic Spotlight (and for me, too) Nordic Spotlight relaunched in August. I helped […]

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