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Swede heart

Few contemporary singers achieve as perfect a confluence of sound and image as Sarah Assbring. It's deeply reassuring to hear mournful, stylized '60s pop coming out of a melancholic beanpole who resembles a recently bereaved Edie Sedgwick.
El Perro del Mar cheers up — a little
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  February 19, 2010
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Adrian Soiza and Dani Umpi | Dramatica

Uruguay, a small nation often shadowed by neighbors Argentina and Brazil, is home to a thriving music scene that has produced some of the best performers and composers of the "southern cone" of South America.
Los Años Luz (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  August 21, 2009
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It takes a pillage

When I finally get Amon Amarth vocalist Johan Hegg on the phone, I feel as if I’d woken a giant.  
Amon Amarth lead the Viking death-metal pack
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 15, 2008
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Carolina Liar

Highly recommended to those unafraid of late-period Bon Jovi.
Coming to Terms | Atlantic
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  May 20, 2008
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Ashlee Simpson

“Damn, humans in the year 2008 were way obsessed with cartoonish depictions of ‘the ’80s, what with all these shameless Oingo Boingo and Soft Cell ripoffs.”

Bittersweet World | Geffen


By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 15, 2008
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Mark Shilansky

This “club” is one anyone would be happy to join.
Join the Club | self-released
By JON GARELICK  |  October 15, 2007


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Stockholm calling

In “Young Folks,” the hipster hit by the Stockholm-based indie-pop trio Peter Bjorn and John, Peter Morén boasts that “we don’t care about the young folks.”
Peter Bjorn and John, El Perro del Mar, and Lo-Fi Fink lead the new Swedish invasion
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 03, 2007
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The Cardigans

Anyone who remembered Cardigans frontwoman Nina Persson as a pixie mewling “Love me, love me, say that you love me” got a rude awakening on the band’s previous studio album, Long Gone Before Daylight .
Super Extra Gravity | Stockholm Records
By REBECCA MILZOFF  |  January 22, 2007