Posts filed under “Sweden”

Min Stora Sorg – Svarta Ögon

Min Stora Sorg (English: My Big Grief) by Ann-Sofie Lundin started in 2011. Her first single is out - Svarta Ögon (English: Black Eyes) – with an EP being released in August 2012. Ann-Sofie’s music is melancholic, dreamy, big and serious, and in this song her pretty voice is singing about adult fragility through a child’s straightforward sincerity. Artist: Min [...]

Riddarna – Helvete

Stoner. Pop. Punk. Rock. Psychedelia. Garage. Some words that could describe the sound of Riddarna, a Swedish trio from the island of Gotland who released their second album Bakom Molnen (translated as Behind The Clouds) in March 2012. Described by famous music magazine Gaffa: “the band plays straight off real music and does it as [...]

Ingrid Records Launch at Bowery Hotel

In one of those true ‘Only in New York’ moments, the Bowery Hotel played host Friday night to a live performance by Swedish superstars Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow), Lykke Li, and Peter, Bjorn and John. The night was in honor of new label Ingrid, which boasts these stars as founders. The packed rooftop space was [...]

Korallreven – As Young As Yesterday

In 2009, Marcus Joons and Daniel Tjäder created the Swedish pop band Korallreven. Two years later they released their debut album – An Album By Korallreven. This is dreamy pop about longing for light, and carefree summer nights that we so often dream of in our dark country. In As Young As Yesterday, the duo has collaborated with the talented singer Victoria Bergman [...]

Les Big Byrd – Zig-Smile

Les Big Byrd is a Swedish band consisting of Joakim Åhlund (from the band Teddybears Sthlm and Caesers), Nino Keller (who was also in Caesars), Frans Johansson from (Fireside and Martin Ehrencrona). In 2011 they released their EP Les Big Byrd. Sweden’s largest music blog PSL describe Les Big Byrd as a love project that [...]

S K R I E T – Glömska och åska

Isak Sundström (previously from the band Pascal) and Jacob Frössén spent hours playing instrumental synth-boogie in an old attic before Isak gave birth to S K R I E T by writing lyrics for the jams. They’ve released two records, with their 2011 sophomore album Det beslutande organet particularly loved by critics in their native Sweden. Their [...]