Ikhana, the Gothenburg-based artist we’ve previously written about, just released her debut album Zebrelli. We couldn’t keep ourselves from asking …
This talented band of five just released a single titled ‘Miljonär’ , and later this winter a full album will be …
With loads of remixes and celebrated tracks behind her, talented artist Naomi Pilgrim recently scaled down and recorded two tracks at …
Simon Norrsveden released his first single in 2008, and earlier this fall his fifth album ‘Tarquinia’ came out. Radar had …
Natali Felicias musical journey began not that long ago. In 2015 she posted her debut single on Soundcloud, and since …
Nadia Nair is a multitalented, self producing artist from Gothenburg. Earlier this year she released her first full album “Beautiful …
Imagine doing what you love every single day, and also doing it with your best friend. Then add being extremely …
HELH is a new name to the music scene. The Gothenburg based artist released their dreamy, electronic, dance pop debut …
Up and coming artist Naomi Namasenda knew quite early on that she wanted to become a superstar, and with her …
Att börja DJ:a p.g.a sin kärlek till dansen kan vara den bästa anledningen jag hört. Precis så var det för …
The Stockholm based musician Alma has just released here first single “Wicked”. For the video she teamed up with Nim Sundström …
Jonas Lundqvist har nu efter 3 soloalbum kommit att bli ett namn allt fler känner till. Senast under våren har han blivit …
Catharsis—by definition—is release; Katarsis, however, is a release that defies definition. Katarsis—the latest EP from Stockholm’s AnnaMelina—is subtle purification that …
Previously featured artist Dante recently released a new song together with Swedish charity organisation, Stockholms Stadsmission, with a clever deeper cause. Dante’s song is a new …
Maja Francis is working on getting her paper flower decorations down to Gothenburg without breaking them. We had a quick chat with the singer about the upcoming gig at Way Out West, and more.
Expect a "more rave-y" gig than usual from Say Lou Lou at Way Out West this coming weekend. We caught up with the duo right before their gig at Skansen in Stockholm.
The project Reality Road meant hitting the roads of Europe in a huge truck. Mapei told us more about the road trip-turned-reality show-turned-music video.
Sabina Ddumba will enter Gagnef's very own amphitheatre tomorrow at the Swedish festival. We had a quick talk with the singer about her gig, the upcoming album – and the fact that she's a real badkruka.
We had a quick chat with Madi Banja about his upcoming gig at Gagnef (and about his and Lorentz' thing for singing about drinks).
Jonathan Johansson will be the supporting act for Hanna Järver at an artist-presents-artist-event hosted by Grolsch Studios this Thursday. We talked to both mentor and protégé as they're preparing for the gig.
Maya Lourenco will give the crowd hypnotic deep vibes by the campfire and Delta Funktionen might drop some forgotten classics. We caught up with two of the acts performing at Yard this Saturday.
Nottee is back with a new single, out today. We took Nonno Drougge out for a walk to talk about the new music and her newfound, laid back attitude to her artistry.
Joy just put out her new single Jag Har Änte Gjort Nått, a guilty pleasure anthem that's "a mix of everything you love to hate", in the rapper's own words. We had a quick chat to hear what more she has to say about it.
Electronic duo Boeoes Kaelstigen just released their new album. We sat down with Tor Rauden Källstigen och Leo Nathorst-Böös to talk about everything from their new sound and collaborations to Swenglish, fizzles and their unexpected bureaucratic qualities.
Linus Lutti, a.k.a. Little Children, just released a new song from his upcoming EP. We met up with the musician, trained therapist and part time bartender to talk about self-awareness, crazy popular fan videos and not being able to write happy songs.
After getting a lot of attention for Youth – the first single off their debut album – minimalistic rock duo Pale Honey has now released their entire first record. We touched base with the band members Tuva and Nelly to hear more.
Today is the release of Nadya's new single Superstars. She released her debut single Refugee in September and a lot has happened since then. Radar met with her to talk about the new single, inspiration and living in a world full of errors.
Our very own Radar blogger Victor Holmberg, a.k.a. 1987, just released his debut album Härskarkonst. We had the chance to say congrats, and ask him some questions about it.
Last time we had a talk (plus a walk, a smoke and a pizza) with Stockholm quartet Tussilago they were putting the finishing touches to their album. Now when it’s finally out, we met up to talk about the full-length debut, the band members’ former wetsuit project and dancing naked on tables.
Singer Aurelia Dey is releasing her debut album Gyllene Tider today. She started out as Miss Relli in 2012 when she released her hit single Lovies. Today Dey is also a part of Femtastic and terms her sound as Afro Pop, a combination of dancehall, reggae, hip hop and afro beats. Radar had a chat with her abut feminism, change and the new album.
Today hip hopper Denz releases his new single Varje Dag and its music video. Radar had a chat with him about rapping in Swedish, the word Jetski and plans for the future.
Hey Elbow's music has caught the attention of both Swedish and international music blogs and listeners. Radar met up with a third of the trio to talk about the debut album, the sound of escalators and the band's quite original instrument choices (like chimes, kalimba, harmonium and flugelhorn).
We were first introduced to rapper Beri last year when she became one of the winners of the contest"Nästa Nivå". She told Radar about battling her inner demons, being compared to Rosh and what's next to come.
One of Norway’s strongest voices Susanne Sundfør is performing tonight at Kägelbanan in Stockholm. Radar met up with her a while back to talk about the new record and what’s up next (a complete EP about climate change, it turns out).
Tomorrow night rapper Cleo is performing at Debaser in Stockholm as a part of her spring tour. Radar caught up with …
Radar met up with AnnaMelina to touch base on everything from popping champagne to following your gut feeling.
Today is the release of Julia Vero's new single Lilac Sky. From playing in a band to going solo Vero has captured her audience and is more than ready to move on to bigger and better things. She told Radar about the new single, Enrique Iglesias and almost having a nip slip.
Swedish singer/songwriter Adna resides in Berlin where she spends her days creating melancholic and delicate pieces of music (when not …
Electronic musician Karin Park told us all about her new album Apocalypse Pop, the darkness in her songs and how her unconsciousness help shape her lyrics.
Tonight musician Ulrik Munther is having a showcase at Södra teatern in Stockholm, where he will be premiering his new single Nån Gång.
Radar checked in with the Swedish acts Silvana Imam, XOV, Vulkano and Kleerup before this years by:Larm festival.
Today duo Say Lou Lou finally release their debut album. Radar sat down with Miranda and Elektra Kilbey to talk about why it took so long, why they don’t like singing in Swedish and how they just can't write about reciprocated love.
Tomorrow night singer Sabina Ddumba is performing her new single Effortless at the Swedish Grammys. Radar met up with her on her 21st birthday to talk about the Grammys and how to handle stress.
Beatrice Eli definitely made a mark on 2014. Proof of that is not only her amazing debut album Die Another Day, but also her nominations for Best Pop and Best New Artist at the Swedish Grammy Awards. Radar had a quick chat with the singer.
She got sick of the jazz dudes at school and stopped making music after graduation. But Call Me rediscovered her joy of music, found herself a producer and a melancholic, dramatic indie sound – which has all led to her debut album.
Radar met with rapper Parham to talk about his music, debut album and inspiration. He recently won Hip Hop of the year at Manifestgalan and is nominated in four different categories at Kingsizegalan the 27th of February.
This Saturday Swedish DJ Bella Boo will be playing at the Sónar festival in Stockholm. Radar met up with her to talk about Sónar and what's next on her agenda.
Aurora will play at the Way Out West Pre Party tomorrow. Radar rang up the Norwegian singer to ask her some questions before the gig.
British electronica trio Years & Years are doing their first Swedish gig at the Way Out West Pre Party this Wedenesday. Radar had a chat with frontman Olly Alexander.
Feminism, anti racism, electro, an experimental sound and a fair amount of agitation. That's the recipe for Systraskap's music. Radar had a chat with the duo about their upcoming full-length debut.
Today Winhill/Losehill release their second album, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut Swing of Sorrow. Radar rang up singer Jonas Svennem to talk about the new emotion packed release, blinding scanners and choosing song themes.
Amason just released their impressive debut album proving they make flawless indie music. Radar met up with the band to both laugh about their obsession with animals – and be quite serious about the state of the Swedish music scene.
A couple of weeks ago Radar premiered the music video for OLD's Dude. Now the Malmö trio release their new EP. We had a talk with band member Johanna to hear more about the lyrics based music, the remix trend and their madness on stage.
100 SONGS has embarked on a new chapter – celebrating 100 released songs and with big plans for 2015. Radar checked in with the record company to hear more about the singles only-project.
Today electronic duo Midaircondo releases their album IV (yes, it's their fourth one), a hypnotic and dark avant-garde creation. Radar had a chat with the band.
Radar spoke with r&b-artist Beldina about the EP Intermission, her move to LA and being starstuck – or not.
Ripped off by his friends, bankrupt and alone – that was XOV's life a few years back. Today he's a one of the most interesting new Swedish artists, with an EP just out and an amazing story to tell.
"By changing myself, I hope to change the world." We spoke with young rapper Adam Kanyama about social injustices, Tupac, and soul searching.
With her deep, soulful vocals and spellbinding soundscapes, Mariam the Believer has captivated listeners across the world.
The complex synergy between happiness and sorrow, light and dark, forms the core of I Break Horses’ second achievement Chiaroscuro. We caught up with band member Maria Lindén.
With his newly released Dreamzone EP, musician, producer, and part-time tram driver Jaakko Eino Kalevi finally broughthis experimental psychedelic pop musicto the world.
"I always just live in the moment, I never think about the future". We met with British wonder child Birdy.
Born in Stockholm and based in London, Tova Wellton is the new queen of beats.We caught up with the young producerto discuss inspiration, equality, and her upcoming debut EP.
We met with emerging artist Sirena to find out more about her latest single and how water has had an influence on her music.
We met with Steve Garrigan and Mark Prendergast of Dublin band Kodaline to find out where they want to be in ten years time and which celebrity they rather read bedtime stories with.
We met with Matt Healy of Manchesterband The 1975 to talk about indulgence,the mathematics of pop, and his idea ofthe perfect song.
We met with Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards of Los Angeles rock duo Deap Vally to talk about knitting, style, and living on a tour bus.
We met with Li Stanley and Erik Lindestad of duo Wild at Heart to find out how it all began, why they are working so slowly, and whether they stole their name from David Lynch.
We've met with the American folk rock singer Lissie to talk about the aim of her music, her Scandinavian ancestry, and Bruce Springsteen.
We caught up with Hayley Mary of Australian indie band The Jezabels to talk about supporting legends, and upcoming album The Brink.
Seamlessly moving between genres and soundscapes, Jay-Jay Johanson is Sweden’s most unknown superstar. We've met him.
We've met with bright young talent Tom Odell to talk about life, death, and religion.
Their debut earned New Zealand band The Naked and Famous a number of prestigious nominations and awards. Now it’s time for their second album In Rolling Waves to take the world by storm. In Stockholm for a show at Debaser, we catch up with band members Thom Powers and Alisa Xayalith.
Over a decade has past since the rise of The Embassy. We ask the godfathers of Swedish indie-pop if the end is near.
Moving between post-punk and electro pop, MØ is without doubt Denmark’s most interesting rising star. Tonight she's supporting Major Lazer in Stockgolm, and we had the pleasure of talking to her prior to the gig.
Naomi Pilgrim made a name for herself with the impressive debut single No Gun earlier this autumn. We met with the Swedish-Barbadian songbird to learn more.
With her haunting, singular voice and magnificent arrangements, Xenia Kriisin makes hymns for the twentieth century.
Today, electro-pop trio Museum of Bellas Artes cuts the ribbon on their highly anticipated debut album Pieces. We've met them.
This week, singer of Swedish pop phenomenon Urban Cone Emil Gustafsson makes his solo debut under the name of Emil Heró. We met him on a beach in Stockholm to learn more.
After years of reality TV and singers looking to get rich quick, it’s hard to believe that some pop groups still make music for the love of it. We caught up with Märta and Felix from one such band, the colourful and exuberant Le Kid.
"If there’s no vulnerability in art it’s boring." We've met with Canadian duo Majical Cloudz to talk about Montreal, live shows, and vulnerability.
Scottish electropop band Chvrches rose to worldwide fame when their single Lies went viral. We had the pleasure of talking to them before tonight's show in Stockholm.
He rose to fame with Alors on Dance a few years back, and this autumn Stromae returned with his second album Racine Carrée. We've met him.
Just a few hours before their second child was born, Ted Malmros and Sarah Snavely of duo A Nighthawk finished their second EP.
We've met with Jonathan Johansson to talk about Dracula, creative collaborations, and the need to stay at home and do absolutely nothing.
She's taken inspiration from traditional Sufi music in Pakistan and the shores of Hawaii. We've met with Victoria Bergsman of Taken By Trees to talk about nature, love, and the future.
With no more than two singles released, Tove Lo has distinguished herself as one of Scandinavia’s most distinctive pop voices. Today she releases her new single Out of Mind, and we've met he to learn more.
A rising star within the Swedish house scene, twenty-one-year-old Lucas Nord has already made an impression with a string of successful singles and remixes. This week he releases his debut album Islands, and we met him to learn more.
This week will see the release of Stockholm-hailed psychedelic quartet Tussilago's debut EP. We got the opportunity to ask them a few questions.
We've met with Tobias Isaksson, the main man behind Swedish dream pop band Azure Blue.
With their second album Forever, Swedish band Holograms presents a raw, yet sophisticated take on a post-punk sound. We caught up with the band’s Anton Spetze to learn more about Holograms and Forever.
With his distinctive voice and spacious, minimalist sound, James Blake has brought something new into the music world. We’ve met him.
This October, Frida Sundemo will perform at Filter Magazine's Culture Collide in Los Angeles. We caught up with the Swedish singer to learn more.
Norwegian singer songwriter Thomas Dybdahl has found huge success in his home country. Now it’s time for him to shine abroad. We've met him.
This month Glasvegas returned with their highly acclaimed third studio album. We've met to them.
Last spring we saw them in a crazy horse-video accompanying their song Aura, and a couple of months ago their single Gaia blew our minds. With their second album coming up, we met with Ikaros, Gregorian and Merely from Team Rockit in the Sincerely Yours headquarters in the city of Gothenburg.
Swedish duo Adventure Of is back with their second album Folie á deux. We have met them.
"Some people would maybe describe it like dream pop, but I think opium schlager is a better name for it." We've met with Stockholm based pop duo Lovers.
After a taste of indie pop stardom in Those Dancing Days, Cissi Efraimsson and Lisa Pyk have started something completely new and totally wild with their duo Vulkano.