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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

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

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

Carolina Liar

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

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

Mark Shilansky

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


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

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