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Violet Days debut a powerful electro-pop single in “Your Girl”

It’s been six months since the release of “Screaming Colors,” but Swedish pop outfit Violet Days has finally debuted an infectious new single. Entitled “Your Girl,” the cut finds vocalist Lina Hansson providing her most powerful performance yet as she addresses the intrinsic need to be loved with emotional, affecting vocals that demand radio play (especially when combined […]

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Watch Little Dragon’s New “Underbart” Music Video

Swedish synth rock act Little Dragon dropped a brand new album this year titled Nabuma Rubberband. Now, to celebrate the release, they have shared a music video for album cut “Underbart” that keeps things moving along. The video soundtracks their fourth single seamlessly. Watch as the crew roam about in exhaustive dance moves, flaunting a decent […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Say Lou Lou – “Games For Girls”

Swedish/Australian pop twins Say Lou Lou have been sprinkling hit songs throughout 2014, namely the dark “Everything We Touch” and sultry “Beloved.” Now they’re back with a new single, and it may be their best yet. The song, titled “Games For Girls,” has them teaming up with the electronic producer Lindstrøm. It’s a flurry of electro […]

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Yung Lean Teases Debut Album, ‘Unknown Memory’

Swedish rapper and Sad Boy leader Yung Lean has taken the hip-hop blogosphere by storm over the past year with only two mixtapes under his belt, so it’ll be no surprise if the hype surrounding him takes off to a fever pitch in the coming days as Lean has finally revealed details surrounding his debut […]

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ALBUM STREAM: JJ – ‘V’

On August 19, Swedish pop duo JJ will release their third album, V, via Secretly Canadian. We’ve heard several tracks off the record so far, but starting today the album is streaming in full at NPR. The 12-track release is a follow-up to 2010’s jj n° 3 and includes the mesmerizing singles “All White Everything” and “Dean & […]

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Listen to JJ’s Beautiful New Single “Dean & Me”

It’s been three months since we first got word of Swedish duo JJ’s new album, V. Since then, we’ve seen one glitter-filled teaser video, a haunting single that gave us goosebumps, and a tracklist outlining the intimate titles of songs we have yet to hear. Today, Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander return to share a new synth […]

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Röyksopp & Robyn Share “Do It Again” Video

Swedish pop queen Robyn and Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp teamed up earlier this year to release a collaborative mini-album titled Do It Again (out now on Dog Triumph, via Wall Of Sound/Cooking Vinyl). Back in April, they put out a lyric video for the album’s title track, but now the single has gotten a proper music video — and […]

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Watch Zombies Take Over In Little Dragon’s “Pretty Girls” Video

Swedish synth pop group Little Dragon put out their new album Nabuma Rubberband earlier this year and are slowly rolling out new material to support it. In their newest video for “Pretty Girls,” they’re letting things get glittery and gory. Almost as sequel to the creepy “Klapp Klapp” video, this Nabil-directed piece follows the same voodoo priestess […]

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Opeth Announce New Album, Stream “Cusp of Eternity”

On August 26, Swedish metal band Opeth will drop a new studio album titled Pale Communion via Roadrunner Records. The eight-track release is their eleventh studio album. With frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt producing and Porcupine Tree guitarist Steven Wilson mixing, it should see the band’s sound expanding into more psych and prog influences as their last release, 2011’s Heritage, did. As the […]

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Stream JJ’s New Song “All White Everything”

Swedish duo JJ announced two weeks ago that they would be dropping a new album, V, this summer. Turns out the album, their follow-up to jj n° 4,  drops August 19 via Secretly Canadian and today we get to hear the first single in full, “All White Everything.” The song sees Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander bring a haunting, […]

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The Knife Announce Mini-Album, Share “Without You My Life Would Be Boring (Shaken-Up Version)” Video

Influential electronic, experimental, indie Swedish duo The Knife brought their highly theatrical and entertaining live show to the US this year, showing several reworkings of songs off their 2013 album Shaking The Habitual. Many of those reworked tracks will be available on a new mini-album called Shaken-Up Versions that’s out digitally on June 17 via Rabit/Brille/Mute (which you can pre-order here) […]

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JJ Announce New Album ‘V’ With Beautiful Video

Swedish duo JJ (no longer lowercase jj) will be returning with their slightly soft electronic music this summer. After three years since their last LP and two years since their most recent release, jj n° 4, the two will drop the new album, titled V, in August via Secretly Canadian. They announced the news with a […]