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anarchy in scandinavia: photos from the swedish punk scene

Photographer Brian Kanagaki used a Swedish tour with his band, Loma Prieta, as an opportunity to document the country’s scene. What he found was a tight knit community of people proud to be punk.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.1.17
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robyn and tove lo join thousands in letter against sexual abuse in the music industry

The letter demands change in the culture of the Swedish music industry.
Roisin Lanigan
11.21.17
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baba stiltz's new music is everything we want and more

Having just released a new EP, we caught up with the Stockholm producer to get his thoughts on, well, everything.
Frankie Dunn
2.15.17
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silvana imam raps about same-sex desire and does it for her teenage self

"I’m a lesbian, a feminist, and an immigrant." - Sweden’s first openly gay rapper on why society made her political.
Amelia Abraham
12.5.16
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dolores haze are the new rebellious queens of stockholm's punk scene

Dolores Haze, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul, my new favourite band. Truly great performers don’t come along every day, so you’d better embrace this Stockholm lot hard and fast.
Francesca Dunn
6.2.16
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track by track: snoh aalegra explains her new mini album

The Swedish singer songwriter explains the unexplainable.
Hattie Collins
4.7.16
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swedish children will all be feminists

Thanks to Chimanda Ngozi Adichie’s seminal essay being introduced to the school curriculum
Tish Weinstock
12.4.15
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yung lean brings it to the barbican

The Swedish sad boy rapper jets to London on his Unknown Memory tour
Fin Murphy
1.20.15
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2, 4, 6, 8…. We appreciate Snoh Aalegra!

What’s 5’10, Persian and Swedish, and has Prince and Common chomping at the bit to work with her? It’s time to meet Snoh, the rising star who’s about to go supernova…
i-D Team
1.6.15
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Music

lorde’s protege xov is the dark horse of swedish pop

Sitting across from Damian Ardestani, aka XOV, at a picnic table in a lush Laurel Canyon backyard, you'd never suspect what a roller-coaster his life has been.
Jane Helpern
12.5.14