Lars Winnerbäck is one of the most popular Swedish singers/songwriters of the last decade. He started off with a folk-pop sound but moved towards rock in the late 90's. In his most recent work he has again moved towards a more acoustic style. Originally from Linköping, he later moved to Stockholm to help his career take off. Both cities are frequently featured in the lyrics of his songs. And a little bit more description from Wikipedia:
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Two artists share the name Timbuktu. 1) A rapper from Sweden.
2) A rapper from London, Ontario. 1) Jason Diakité (born 11 January 1975), known under the stage name Timbuktu, is a Swedish rapper. He is from Scania, the southernmost part of Sweden, from a city called Lund, and raps with a slight scanian accent. Having released four studioalbums and a live album he has firmly established himself as a political rap per, borrowing influences from folk music , American blues as well as m...
Familjen ("The Family") is the name used for the solo electronic music projects of Johan T Karlsson . Hailing from Hässleholm, now living in Stockholm, Sweden. Johan started off hanging out in local studio Señorita in Hässleholm which more and more became his own. He became something of a house producer, recording all sorts of music just because he could. Sounds have always been easy for him, caressing sweet hertz, disbanding the nasty.
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Just a few years ago, the term Swedish pop was more or less synonymous with the 1960s: chipper hooks, throwback arrangements, turtlenecks, and soft-focus album covers. But in a very short time, the country's indie output-- at least as perceived from these shores-- seems to have advanced two decades, with acts like the Legends and Pacific! finding inspiration in the sounds of the early 1980s. In this regard, Jonathan Johansson is a new romantic, but not necessarily a New Romantic.
A common interest in great music brought these two electric souls together. Rebecca Scheja and Fiona Fitzpatick not only rule the Stockholm club scene– they scream, with nominations and awards in 2009 for DJs of the year and Best Club Hosts, a devout army of followers, and one of Sweden’s most popular blogs. And now they are spreading their effervescent wings to the great dance venues of Scandinavia.
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Deportees are a Swedish band from Vindeln and Umeå, formed in 2003, consisting of brothers Peder Stenberg (vocals) and Anders Stenberg (guitar), in addition to Thomas Hedlund (drummer) and Mattias Lidström (keyboard). The debut single Arrest Me 'til it Hurts, a peculiar song with influences of pop, funk, country music and Prince. The single generated considerable interest among the public and critics and was followed by the first full length CD All Prayed Up in 2004. The album was nominated ...
Indie-Electro-Rock band from Stockholm, Sweden.
- Rasmus Flyckt
- Magnus Folkö
- Tim Formgren
- Emil Gustafsson
- Jacob William Sjöberg contact: email@example.com http://myspace.com/urbancone
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Loney Dear is the moniker currently used by multi-instrumentalist and home-recording phenomenon, Emil Svanängen from Jönköping, Sweden. Until 2009, Svanängen recorded and released four records as Loney, dear . In 2009 he slightly changed this name, skipping the comma in Loney, dear. He is now recording and releasing music as Loney Dear. Both names exist on Last.fm, so (for as long as the two are not merged) please try to get this right: it differs per album!