From his childhood years as a homemade Justin Timberlake impersonator to an ascending music career, FABIAN has created an upbeat pop sound inspired by figures like Dua Lipa and icons of Swedish songwriting like Denniz Pop and Max Martin. Something about his stylish aesthetics and neo-disco nightclub vibes might remind…
April 22, 2021

Kimberly Polanco

Swedish pop artist Kimberly Polanco fell in love with music through her Chilean mother's passion for singing. She started writing her own songs from an early age, later getting inspired by the sound of artists like Kehlani and Paloma Mami. Her music expresses difficult topics with an undertone of emotional…
April 20, 2021

Kristina Issa

Pop sounds of exile, departures, and longing are stitched together in Kristina Issa's pop project. The Swedish/Syrian artist and her band have brought their mix of jazz and folk influences to stages across Europe. Eloquent synthesizers, bouncy drums and saxophones, and even an occasional touch of rock bringing musicians like…
April 16, 2021


Jocke and his dreams stand against the background of Hisingen's concrete-dressed suburban landscape. His mix of modern hip hop and old-school underground rap stems from his upbringing in Tuve. His peculiar way to express himself has led to collaborations with household names the likes of Näääk, Sebbe Staxx, Syster Sol,…
March 26, 2021

Henry Em

Henry Em is a free spirit in the form of a Swedish pop singer-songwriter. She has experienced life in destinations far from her homeland, crafting a currently evolving sound that draws inspiration from iconic figures the likes of Ariana Grande and Scandinavian pop. The independent and straightforward tone of her…
November 26, 2020

Christine Ekeberg

Norwegian pop artist Christine Ekeberg plays with the contrast between polished production and unapologetic emotional mess, not unlike Bebe Rexha or Halsey. A well-trained singer that has spent a lot of her life on stage, she balances a boundary-pushing personality with a candid, down-to-earth approach to lyricism. Ekeberg has been…
October 15, 2020


Wales began as a chance meeting between Viktor Gänger (Guitar) and Karl Engwall (Guitar) at a bar in Stockholm. They had both just quit their latest music projects and decided to form a new one together. Along came their mutual friend Max, who with his own hands had just built…
August 4, 2020


wAt the core of Gothenburg-based Recreated is the resurrection of new beginnings, experienced throughout more than a decade of musical evolution. The band’s interpretation of local melodic death metal with a few external influences (The Black Dahlia Murder, Behemoth) has been recently given its final form by Robert Kukla, who…
May 29, 2020


Swedish trio Mantello describe themselves as "rather a funky rock band than a rocky funk band". The Alingsås-based ensemble integrates witty social satire and 90s rock influences with a groove that would make James Brown rise from the grave. Mantello’s story doesn’t differ much from that of many other Swedish…
May 23, 2020

Davide Lippi

The tireless wanderlust of Davide Lippi is conveyed through a spiritual lyricism inspired by ancient folk music, tinged with hints of acoustic pop (not unlike Drew Holcomb or Northern Indians). Equal parts social lonewolf and compassionate philosopher, Davide spends his days as a horseman in northern Sweden when he’s not…
May 13, 2020