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mysterious Swedish artist Demen shares new track “ambur”

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We briefly referenced the "surreal romantic Lynchian horror vibes" of demen's sublimely spooky and poignant "ambur" when we premiered her debut single "niorum" about a month back, and today the reclusive Stockholm artist officially shares the otherworldly highlight from her stunning forthcoming debut LP...

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stream Hater’s You Tried

HATER YOU TRIED

We've heard a few of the lovelorn highlights from You Tried, the emotional new LP from Malmö, Sweden’s Hater, out next week on PNKSLM, and now you can stream the record in all its glory below, via Hype Machine:

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hear the stunning debut from Sweden’s Demen

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We're excited to introduce the newest addition to the esteemed Kranky roster (home to such luminaries as Grouper and Benoit Pioulard, among others), a reclusive and enigmatic new Swedish artist from Stockholm named Irma Orm, aka Demen...

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stream Talaboman’s new album The Night Land

THE NIGHT LAND

The Night Land, John Talabot + Axel Boman's hypnotic new LP -- "a journey inwards, an attempt to reach our subconscious and to document our dreams" -- is out next week on R&S, but you can stream the record in its entirety below now:

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premiere: Hater – Cry Later

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Psyched to premiere another gut punch of a track from Malmö, Sweden’s Hater, taken from the group's wonderful forthcoming LP You Tried, out next month on Stockholm label PNKSLM. Like the previous singles from the new record -- "Mental Haven" + "Had It All" -- "Cry Later" is a very good lovelorn indie-pop song that's elevated to greatness by Caroline Landahl's gorgeous, pining vocals, which radiate with a warmth and fragile strength that destroys all of the feels every time...

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Talaboman (John Talabot + Axel Boman) – Safe Changes

TALABOMAN

John Talabot + Axel Boman share the mesmeric first full track from The Night Land, their forthcoming collaborative LP as Talaboman, out next month on R&S. Listen to "Safe Changes" below, and pre-order the record on double gatefold vinyl here:

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preview Talaboman’s (John Talabot + Axel Boman) The Night Land

THE NIGHT LAND

John Talabot + Axel Boman share a preview of the sprawling, eight-and-a-half minute journey "Loser's Hymn", taken from their stellar new record as Talaboman, The Night Land, out March 3rd on R&S. The duo says the record is "an attempt to reach our subconscious and to document our dreams...

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premiere: hear Swedish indie-pop group Hater’s lovesick anthem “Had It All”

HATER YOU TRIED

We're excited to premiere the new single from our favorite record of the year -- so far, 18 days in -- from Malmö, Sweden's Hater. It takes something very special to get us this psyched about indie pop these days, and in Hater's case, that is the raw emotional heft of frontwoman Caroline Landahl's gorgeous, achingly bittersweet vocals, perpetually swaying between comforting and devastating...

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listen to Swedish producer Quiltland’s majestic new track “Love”

QUILTLAND LOVE

Stockholm producer Quiltland, who we last heard from on the haunting closing track from Merely's extremely underappreciated 2016 record Uncanny Valley, shares a beautifully sweeping and emotionally moving (that viola) new song of her own, taken from this new compilation of experimental Swedish music...

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Kornél Kovács shares a “rejected remix for norwegian pop star”

AURORA I WENT TOO FAR

Swedish producer Kornél Kovács (if you haven't yet listened to his debut LP The Bells, you should do that now) shares his dreamy, apparently rejected remix of Norwegian pop star AURORA's massive hit that I don't think I've ever heard before today...

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