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BOTW In Focus: Tove Lo

In the short time that Sweden’s Tove Lo, aka Tove Nielsen, has been on our musical barometers – well, short in the grander scheme of things rather than the internet age’s Ritalin-controlled attention span – much has been made of the Stockholm musician’s ability to cut through the lyrical …

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Album Review: Icona Pop – This is…

With the release of their first ‘official’ international album, This is…, Sweden’s Icona Pop find themselves in a strange position. Renowned and well-known for their Charli XCX co-written – and ad-synced to hell – breakout track ‘I Love It’, and with a 2012 Swedish debut LP, Icona

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EP Review: Claire – Broken Promise Land

Claire’s debut EP, Broken Promise Land, is a DIY effort through and through; from renting studios to writing, mixing, recording and producing, this band have taken it all into their own hands. They did it all as they went along and the outcome is one full of passion, …

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Interview: Icona Pop

With a UK debut album finally nearing completion and a rambunctious 2013 laying ahead, Alex Cull caught up with Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop for a rant and a rave about their globetrotting lifestyle, unique vocal chemistry and the music that makes them both laugh and cry.

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Introducing: Jetta

It comes as no surprise there’s such a buzz surrounding 23 year-old Liverpudlian Jetta at the moment. Having got her break as a backing vocalist for the likes of Cee Lo and Paloma Faith, the young songstress has burst onto the internet in recent months with the captivating ‘…

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London In Stereo Presents… Gigs Of The Week #4

We are back from The Great Escape and we are musically satiated. Planet Notion saw around ten bands, which we reckon is pretty good going for one person, one day’s commuting to the coast in the soaking rain, one day drinking 7.8% cider and one day being hungover. O_o. The

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Download: Little Dragon – ‘Crystalfilm’ (Close remix)

There must be something in the air because it seems remixes of Swedish electro bands are penetrating our airwaves in all their newfangled, lush synth glory– and rightly ruddy so. Yesterday we brought you CSY & Stripe’s delicious rework of Icona Pop and today you can bask in the splendour …

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Remix Premiere: Icona Pop – ‘Nights Like This’ (CSY & Stripes)

If you haven’t already heard, Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo are an effortlessly cool delicious Swedish-duo who makes, well, effortlessly cool electro-pop. We’re pretty giddy over Icona Pop’s  wildly danceable anthems and so to brighten up your Tuesday afternoon we’d thought you’d love to be one of the first to …

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EP Review:Icona Pop ‘Nights Like This’

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One drunken night in sweedish capital Stockholm, brings you Icona Pop. Aino Jawo, looking to get over her recent break up hit the city bars hard, only to find out that the alcoholic beverages had proven itself useful,bringing future songwriting partner …

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Download: Icona Pop – ‘Manners’ (Remix by Deniz Kurtel)

Swedish duo Icona Pop have been making waves with their achingly cool electro-pop. And with the imminent release of their new EP ‘Night Like This’, which is out a week today, we thought we’d celebrate by bestowing upon you bunch a free remix by Deniz Kurtel. The electronic-inspired lady has …

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