We’ve compiled a special World Cup playlist with songs from every nation in the tournament. The advantage of having run this blog for 6 years is the countries we’ve covered in that time. We still have some gaps to fill but in the meantime, celebrate the tournament starting on Friday with our special World Cup playlist. It features music/artists from every nation so you won’t…

Swedish outfit Little Dragon provide visuals for their latest track Paris and announce UK tour dates too. Double rainbow win! From a group of four Swedish high school friends came Little Dragon, one of the finest electronic groups from the past decade and with a fourth studio album out next week, the four piece have released a new video and more tour dates. Paris is…

Our Song For Sunday this week is Little Dragon’s Feather. The first name that springs to mind when you discuss music groups from Sweden is usually ABBA, but one group you shouldn’t sleep on from Gothenburg are Little Dragon. Consisting of lead vocalist Yukimi Nagano and close friends Erik Bodin (drums), Fredrik Källgren Wallin (bass) and Håkan Wirenstrand (keyboards), the group formed in 1996 and have released…

Swedish producer DaWe’s latest album, Suzy Balboa Villanueva, is an ambient wonderland dedicated to his Peruvian mother. “This project, dedicated to my birth mother in Peru, has been five months in the making and I can still remember each sample cut and added instrument for each track.” – DaWe, on Suzy Balboa Villanueva That’s a good memory. DaWe is a graphic designer/producer from Sweden and…

We’re leaving this week’s Song For Sunday in the capable hands of Swedish jazz’s outfit Esbjorn Svensson Trio. Firstly, a thank to Jo Gallant for putting me onto this group. Esbjorn Svensson Trio were a jazz piano trio formed back in 1993 comprising of the lead man Esbjörn Svensson on piano, Dan Berglund on double bass and Magnus Öström on drums. There music transcended the…