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Wandering in from Stockholm in Sweden a city so cool it denounces the latest technology as last years gadget and always manages to find the underground before the underground knows it is there, so we find Lo-Fi-Fnk. Sometimes that hip becomes arrogant and these guys teeter on the edge, yet fall on the right side […]

Turn Off Your Television

Turn Off Your Television – yes it does sound like and instruction and this instance a sensible one –  are a trio from Malmö in Sweden , comprising: Jon Rinneby (lead vocals / guitar),  Stellan Lofberg (Bass / harmonica) and Erik Willman (drums / backing vocals) use the influences of their backgrounds and an interest in music spanning […]

Kate and After

Back in 2008, Kate and After came to fruition in Gothenburg, Sweden. Magnus Lindquist (lead vocals), Carl Nelvig, (Hammond Organ), Jonas Karlsson (guitar), Joakim Axelsson (drums) and Kristoffer Sohtell  (bass guitar) got together with the intention of creating a heartening sound. Cheerful, catchy rhythms come bouncing out of the speakers, as Kate and After make full use of the Hammond Organ, but far from […]

This Vision

This Vision are a duo from Helsingborg in Sweden. Formed when their band Stones Cry Out split in 2006,  Marcus Lantz (Vocals) and Christian Hartmann (Synth and Programming) decided to continue with their passion for music and so emerged This Vision. They spent over a year exploring their new sounds and lockied in the studio […]

New Found Land

New Found Land originally from Sweden and now based in Germany were formed by Anna Roxenholt and started life as a duet. They have developed and expanded to become a collective of up to eight musicians. Anna leads the band on an exploration of world music as the melancholic atmosphere is overlayed with superb lyric […]

Long Long Showers

Long Long Showers, from Malmö in Sweden are a five piece band who got together in 2008 wondering how things would pan out. Petter Wennblom (Vocals), Tobias Magnusson (Bass), Kristofer Lilja (Guitar), Emil Jönsson (Drums) and Niklas Hegfalk (Guitar) and by the end of 2008 found themselves with 5 tracks prepared for an EP release […]

Mono Stereo at Flowerpot Camden

I had promised myself that I would wait until I had photographs ready before I wrote the review of the Mono Stereo performance, but sometimes things can’t wait. Mono Stereo took to the stage last night in Camden, having had a week and day that would have put off most people, never mind a band […]

Dinah Wants Religion

Dinah Wants Religion, from Uppsala in Sweden comprise Erik (lead vocals), Henry (organ/guitar), Johan (guitar), Sebastian (bass), Andreas (drums). As yet unsigned, it won’t be any surprise to see them making a significant breakthrough in the indie music scene. A tight and playful style are the hallmarks of Dinah Wants Religion as they play through […]

Mono Stereo

Back in 2006, Mono Stereo from Sweden formed when brothers Jakub (drums and vocals) and Geggan (vocals and rhythm guitar) got together with Kjelle (lead guitar) and Gunnar (bass), bringing together elements of bands such as the Kinks from the ’60s and Stone Roses from the ’90s. Skillful use of the guitars adds a resonance […]

Twiggy Frostbite

If I try to pin down what I like about Twiggy Frostbite, I can’t tell you. The five piece band based in Gävle – Sweden, who combine complex instrumentation with clear and sharp vocals, just resonate as an outfit I would like to hear more from. The initial idea for the band came about when […]

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