Sweden

Interviews

The Enduring Cult of Robyn

The Swedish pop icon is back with 'Honey,' her first album in eight years. We hung out with her to speak about it.
Daisy Jones
10.18.18
Interviews

Nervous About Your Small Collection of Post-Punk? Try Viagra Boys Today!

The Stockholm six-piece are signed to the same label as Yung Lean and Bladee, but they sound more like The Stooges.
Daisy Jones
10.2.18
Interviews

With #KillTheKing, Heavy Metal Is Having Its #MeToo Moment

We spoke to the women behind a growing movement against misogyny and rape culture within the high-decibel music scene, and asked: can metal change?
Kim Kelly
3.16.18
Interviews

Raw Punk Godfathers Anti Cimex Are Dead But Still Angry

Drummer Charlie Claeson looks back on 25 years of Scandinavian hardcore punk, his views on punk rock and anarchism, and swears there's no reunion coming.
Kim Kelly
2.22.18
Noisey News

Robyn and More Sign Open Letter Against Abuse in the Swedish Music Industry

Tove Lo, First Aid Kit, and Zara Larsson are also among those who have put their names to the statement.
Lauren O'Neill
11.21.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The Knife's Concert Film 'Shaking the Habitual: Live at Terminal 5' Is Here

It's a last hurrah from the Swedish duo.
Lauren O'Neill
9.1.17
Premieres

Shout Out Louds Return with the Extremely Pleasant and Jangly "Jumbo Jet"

The Swedish band will release 'Ease My Mind' this fall, their first album since 2013.
Steven Edelstone
7.7.17
Noisey News

First Aid Kit Release "Angry and Direct" New Song About Rapist’s Lenient Sentence, “You Are The Problem Here"

“We were, and are, sick of living in a society where the victims of rape are often blamed for the horrible thing that has been done to them,” the duo said in a statement.
Alex Robert Ross
3.8.17
Interviews

This Is How Jens Lekman Learned to Face His Fears

The Swedish songwriter literally drove copies of his last album to the landfill, but with 'Life Will See You Now' he's back more assured than ever.
Kyle McGovern
2.9.17
Noisey News

Read Bob Dylan's Genuinely Very Humble, Moving Speech on Receiving the Nobel Prize

Not once have I ever had the time to ask myself, "Are my songs literature?"
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.16
Interviews

Death to Fascism: The Radio Dept. Are Finally Ready to Take on the World

After six years of suing their label and absorbing all the “crazy shit” that’s gone on as the far right rises worldwide, the Swedish trio are back with their most political record yet.
Colin Joyce
11.22.16
Noisey News

Robyn Lends Her Vocals to Super Chill New Track “Trust Me”

The Swedish musical mastermind appears on the new single by DJ Mr. Tophat.
Lauren O'Neill
11.4.16
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