Tag: Malmo

Weekend Showcase 4.39

Weekend Showcase 4.39

The Weekend Showcase 4.39 edition is another stupendous affair that celebrates the best new indie music from around the globe. Forty-two songs are featured this week with artists and bands representing 14 countries. They include: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Faroe Islands, France, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, […]

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The Matinee ’18 October 2nd

The Matinee ’18 October 2nd

The Matinee ’18 October 2nd crosses Europe and the US for nine songs to brighten up your Tuesday. The days may be getting darker, but these songs will help brighten your day (well, a couple will make it gloomier, but in a delightful way!). Beverly Kills – “Melodrama” (Gothenburg, Sweden) RIYL: The Raveonettes, Alvvays, Agent Blå It was only six […]

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Hater – ‘Siesta’ (album review)

Hater – ‘Siesta’ (album review)

A year ago, Malmö-based quartet Hater went on a songwriting storm, which resulted in the release of two records. Their debut album, You Tried, was filled with dreamy numbers while the follow-up EP, Red Blinders, was emotionally stunning. Apparently, Måns Leonartsson, Adam Agace, Lukas Thomasson, and Caroline Landahl had plenty of songs left, as less than a year later they […]

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Kluster – ‘civic’ (album review)

Kluster – ‘civic’ (album review)

Friday, June 15th, 2018, was not a public holiday in Sweden, but there was a massive celebration happening. For indie music fans and followers of the burgeoning Tre Kronor indie scene, two groups of individuals celebrated a shared milestone. Just three days ago, alt-pop outfit Kluster unveiled their debut album, which is Rama Lama Records‘ first full-length release. This union […]

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Hater – ‘Red Blinders’ (EP review)

Hater – ‘Red Blinders’ (EP review)

Red Blinders by Hater Despite their name, Hater is a band that everyone will love, assuming you have not done so already. Earlier this year, they released their spellbinding debut album, You Tried, which evidenced the Malmö-based quartet’s ability to effortlessly write songs that are devastating in their lyrical impact yet bewitching to hear. Demonstrating that there are no limits […]

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Wy – ‘Okay’ (album review)

Wy – ‘Okay’ (album review)

Slowdive. Cigarettes After Sex. Mazzy Star. These three bands are among the very best when it comes to breathtaking dreamgaze and dream-pop. Their secret, though, doesn’t lie solely in the heart-fluttering soundscapes or the knee-buckling vocals of their famous lead singers, but also in the vividly poignant lyrics they craft. Their songs are stories we all can relate to, and […]

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Hater – ‘You Tried’ (album review)

Hater – ‘You Tried’ (album review)

Since their arrival in the spring of 2016, Hater have piqued the interest of tastemakers across the globe. It began with Radius, which was a three-song EP filled with warm and upbeat guitar-driven dream-pop. Their debut album, You Tried, takes their sound even further and offers even more intoxicating and memorable songs. Much of the album brims with a breathtaking […]

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Artiste 5 – The Tour Guide Edition by Summer Heart

Artiste 5 – The Tour Guide Edition by Summer Heart

  David Alexander has been captivating the hearts and minds of music fans in his homeland of Sweden and across Europe with his optimistic, summery indie-pop. Better known by his musical moniker, Summer Heart, he released last month his latest EP, Thinking of U, which fits the mood of the upcoming warmer weather. When we asked him to write this […]

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Sweden’s The Land Below, “Don’t Trust the Rain”

Sweden’s The Land Below, “Don’t Trust the Rain”

There’s a lot of great music coming out of Sweden, and I’m not talking about ABBA, Ace of Base, Roxette, The Knife, Miike Snow, Little Dragon, The Radio Dept., or even First Aid Kit (although they’re all pretty awesome in their own right). Last week, indie electronic-psych rockers, Makthaverskan, released a new single as part of a forthcoming 7″. El […]

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Mundo Musique: Blank Realm and Solander

Mundo Musique: Blank Realm and Solander

We’re going across both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans for today’s Mundo Musique. BLANK REALM For those who like: Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, Kurt Vile, Pond I have to admit that when psychedelic rockers, Blank Realm, released its debut album, Go Easy, in 2012, I wasn’t all that thrilled with the album. However, with their sophomore effort, Grassed Inn, the […]

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