From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid
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From music to fashion: how Stockholm’s creative talent will bounce back post-Covid

Whether it’s music, gaming, or fashion, the beating heart of Stockholm is undeniably creative. But Covid-19 has posed real challenges for cultural industries. The Local looks at reasons to be positive about the city's creative future, from the reasons for its proved track record in music to the changing shape of the fashion industry.

Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision
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Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision

LISTEN: Who’s in the running to represent Sweden in Eurovision

LISTEN: Who’s in the running to represent Sweden in Eurovision

Listen to this year’s winners of Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

Listen to this year’s winners of Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

Spotify reports increased loss despite user and subscriber growth

Spotify reports increased loss despite user and subscriber growth

‘Why Sweden’s Melodifestivalen means so much to me’

‘Why Sweden’s Melodifestivalen means so much to me’

Why Melodifestivalen is Sweden’s biggest TV show

Why Melodifestivalen is Sweden’s biggest TV show

ASAP Rocky back in Stockholm for concert four months after assault trial

ASAP Rocky back in Stockholm for concert four months after assault trial

Five amazing live music venues in Malmö
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Five amazing live music venues in Malmö

What’s on: 10 Swedish festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer
FOR MEMBERS

What’s on: 10 Swedish festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer

Spotify lodges EU complaint against Apple

Spotify lodges EU complaint against Apple

Swedish black metal band’s gig cancelled by Singaporean authorities

Swedish black metal band’s gig cancelled by Singaporean authorities

Hip hop pioneer and German violinist awarded Polar Music Prize

Hip hop pioneer and German violinist awarded Polar Music Prize

‘Singing brings people together and can change the world’

‘Singing brings people together and can change the world’

Members’ quiz: How much do you know about Swedish music?
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Members’ quiz: How much do you know about Swedish music?

Swedish House Mafia reunite for homecoming gig… and another tour?

Swedish House Mafia reunite for homecoming gig… and another tour?

Nine of Stockholm’s most exciting live music venues
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Nine of Stockholm’s most exciting live music venues

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

Spotify just announced a move that could shake up the music industry

Spotify just announced a move that could shake up the music industry

Vinyl, Beach Boys and Tarantino: 12 Stockholm record stores to browse for hours
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Vinyl, Beach Boys and Tarantino: 12 Stockholm record stores to browse for hours

‘When I leave Sweden, my fairy tale becomes fake’

‘When I leave Sweden, my fairy tale becomes fake’

Sweden’s dark synth-pop heroine Robyn back after eight years

Sweden’s dark synth-pop heroine Robyn back after eight years

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

Stockholm Music Tech Festival launches 50 percent women policy

Stockholm Music Tech Festival launches 50 percent women policy

US festival Lollapalooza bound for Sweden

US festival Lollapalooza bound for Sweden

Tributes to ‘massive influence’ Avicii at Billboard Music Awards

Tributes to ‘massive influence’ Avicii at Billboard Music Awards

Italian band’s live rig and one-of-a-kind instruments stolen in Gothenburg

Italian band’s live rig and one-of-a-kind instruments stolen in Gothenburg

PODCAST: A Woman’s Place episode two. ‘Dodi, Funda, and tech’s glaring gender gap’.
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PODCAST: A Woman’s Place episode two. ‘Dodi, Funda, and tech’s glaring gender gap’.

VIDEO: Watch how this duo reacted to finding an abandoned piano in Stockholm

VIDEO: Watch how this duo reacted to finding an abandoned piano in Stockholm

BLOG: Sweden chooses Eurovision entry in Melodifestivalen finale

BLOG: Sweden chooses Eurovision entry in Melodifestivalen finale

Meet the international fans crazy for Sweden’s Melodifestivalen

Meet the international fans crazy for Sweden’s Melodifestivalen

PODCAST: A Woman’s Place episode one. ‘Grace, Sara, and Stockholm’s music tech scene’.
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PODCAST: A Woman’s Place episode one. ‘Grace, Sara, and Stockholm’s music tech scene’.

Robyn hints her new album will be out sooner than you think

Robyn hints her new album will be out sooner than you think

Zara Larsson wins big at music awards gala

Zara Larsson wins big at music awards gala

IN PICTURES: Guitars of the stars ready to rock Stockholm’s Abba Museum

IN PICTURES: Guitars of the stars ready to rock Stockholm’s Abba Museum

Spotify hits 70 million paying subscribers amid stock listing reports

Spotify hits 70 million paying subscribers amid stock listing reports

Spotify sued for $1.6 billion in copyright row

Spotify sued for $1.6 billion in copyright row

These were Sweden’s most streamed artists on Spotify this year

These were Sweden’s most streamed artists on Spotify this year

Spotify launches new tech hub in London

Spotify launches new tech hub in London

Swedish music stars call for an end to sexual harassment

Swedish music stars call for an end to sexual harassment

Who is Måns Zelmerlöw? Swedish Eurovision winner to co-host UK search for 2018 entry

Who is Måns Zelmerlöw? Swedish Eurovision winner to co-host UK search for 2018 entry

Sweden comedian secures funding for ‘man-free’ music festival

Sweden comedian secures funding for ‘man-free’ music festival

Abba plot virtual reality ‘reunion’ tour

Abba plot virtual reality ‘reunion’ tour

Readers reveal: The songs that will help get you to Swedish fluency fast

Readers reveal: The songs that will help get you to Swedish fluency fast

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

Video: Avicii teases new album through mysterious ‘magic’ music boxes

Video: Avicii teases new album through mysterious ‘magic’ music boxes

60 million people now pay to use Spotify

60 million people now pay to use Spotify

‘Music can break boundaries, but it can also create borders’

‘Music can break boundaries, but it can also create borders’

Swedish music festival cancels next year’s event amid rape reports

Swedish music festival cancels next year’s event amid rape reports

IN PICTURES: First Aid Kit at Gröna Lund, Stockholm

IN PICTURES: First Aid Kit at Gröna Lund, Stockholm

In pictures: Swedish star Håkan Hellström wows crowd in Stockholm

In pictures: Swedish star Håkan Hellström wows crowd in Stockholm

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Streaming leads music sales boom in Sweden as vinyl surges

Streaming leads music sales boom in Sweden as vinyl surges

Spotify planning on going public, but not the traditional way

Spotify planning on going public, but not the traditional way

Sweden still doesn’t know if Bob Dylan will give a Nobel talk

Sweden still doesn’t know if Bob Dylan will give a Nobel talk

‘I am both black and white, both American and Swedish’
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‘I am both black and white, both American and Swedish’

Watch transgender Swede sing an incredible duet – with himself

Watch transgender Swede sing an incredible duet – with himself

First Aid Kit just released a furious anti-rape anthem: listen here

First Aid Kit just released a furious anti-rape anthem: listen here

Guess how many people now pay to use Spotify? Yup, 50 million

Guess how many people now pay to use Spotify? Yup, 50 million

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Ten great don’t-miss events in Sweden this spring

Interview: Indie icon Jens Lekman finds adulthood has a disco beat

Interview: Indie icon Jens Lekman finds adulthood has a disco beat

Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls

Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls

These are the Spotify hits Swedes listened to in 2016

These are the Spotify hits Swedes listened to in 2016

Five ways to discover something new in Sweden

Five ways to discover something new in Sweden

Spotify launches new karaoke style streaming in Japan

Spotify launches new karaoke style streaming in Japan

Five unique exhibitions in Sweden this weekend

Five unique exhibitions in Sweden this weekend

Why Sweden has been annoying you for years

Why Sweden has been annoying you for years

Spotify surpasses 40 million paying subscribers

Spotify surpasses 40 million paying subscribers

‘Avicii is for Sweden what Beyonce is for America’

‘Avicii is for Sweden what Beyonce is for America’

‘I never intended to start this, but I saw a gap in the market’

‘I never intended to start this, but I saw a gap in the market’

The most stunning Swedish festival spots this week

The most stunning Swedish festival spots this week

Four reasons to hit the dance floor in Sweden this week

Four reasons to hit the dance floor in Sweden this week

‘Sweden’s Lauryn Hill’ touches the country’s musical soul
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‘Sweden’s Lauryn Hill’ touches the country’s musical soul

Five unusual musical events in Sweden this week

Five unusual musical events in Sweden this week

How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

The man behind Sweden’s biggest music festival
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The man behind Sweden’s biggest music festival

‘This choir is incredible – they’re so brave and open to everything’

‘This choir is incredible – they’re so brave and open to everything’

‘Sweden gives artists the space to follow their dreams’
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‘Sweden gives artists the space to follow their dreams’

Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bops

Dancing queens: Sweden set to overturn ban on bar bops

Four fun music events to put a spring in your step

Four fun music events to put a spring in your step

Five unforgettable Avicii facts you need to know

Five unforgettable Avicii facts you need to know

Avicii ‘retires’ and hints at return to Sweden

Avicii ‘retires’ and hints at return to Sweden

Chilling video marks end of Swedish rockers’ careers

Chilling video marks end of Swedish rockers’ careers

Watch this Swede’s incredible marble machine play music

Watch this Swede’s incredible marble machine play music

Watch Sweden’s Seinabo Sey in ‘Beyonce’ power statement

Watch Sweden’s Seinabo Sey in ‘Beyonce’ power statement

How to soak up summer vibes in Sweden (yes, in February)

How to soak up summer vibes in Sweden (yes, in February)

Bruce Springsteen gig confirmed in Sweden

Bruce Springsteen gig confirmed in Sweden

These are the Swedish Grammy award winners

These are the Swedish Grammy award winners

Who is the shy Swede behind all those global smash hits?

Who is the shy Swede behind all those global smash hits?

Swedish hitmaker Max Martin takes home top music prize

Swedish hitmaker Max Martin takes home top music prize

Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele’s hit will blow you away

Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele’s hit will blow you away

Ten fantastic Swedish songs for February

Ten fantastic Swedish songs for February

Six sensational Swedish songs for January

Six sensational Swedish songs for January

Thirteen 2015 anthems that come from Sweden

Thirteen 2015 anthems that come from Sweden

Sweden’s Spotify reels in new Beatles music fans

Sweden’s Spotify reels in new Beatles music fans

Ten Swedish Christmas hits for the festive season

Ten Swedish Christmas hits for the festive season

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Which stars will sing in Sweden in 2016?

Ace of Base star gig flops, selling 12 tickets

Ace of Base star gig flops, selling 12 tickets

Can Justin make it up to Nordic Beliebers?

Can Justin make it up to Nordic Beliebers?

Four groovy music gigs in Sweden this week

Four groovy music gigs in Sweden this week

How to get tickets for Eurovision in Stockholm

How to get tickets for Eurovision in Stockholm

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Four fab cultural events in Sweden this week

Ten amazing Swedish songs for November

Ten amazing Swedish songs for November

‘When the kids have fun I’ve reached my goal’

‘When the kids have fun I’ve reached my goal’

Four international events in Sweden this week

Four international events in Sweden this week

‘We live this life with no money but a lot of love’

‘We live this life with no money but a lot of love’

Zlatan is Sweden’s most dangerous online celeb

Zlatan is Sweden’s most dangerous online celeb

Ten stunning Swedish songs for October

Ten stunning Swedish songs for October

Four fierce autumn club nights in Sweden

Four fierce autumn club nights in Sweden

Swedish mystery ‘cop’ at U2 gig still not found

Swedish mystery ‘cop’ at U2 gig still not found

Police investigate if U2 gig ‘gunman’ was officer

Police investigate if U2 gig ‘gunman’ was officer

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

The Local’s top Swedish songs for September

Avicii in ‘violent’ video push against trafficking

Avicii in ‘violent’ video push against trafficking

Shock as Avicii pulls plug on 2015 gigs

Shock as Avicii pulls plug on 2015 gigs

Spotify boss ‘sorry’ for data collection confusion

Spotify boss ‘sorry’ for data collection confusion

Swedish fan all shook up over lack of Elvis Presley

Swedish fan all shook up over lack of Elvis Presley

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

The Local’s top Swedish songs of August

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Lenny Kravitz lets it rip on stage in Sweden

Snoop Dogg’s initial drug test positive say police

Snoop Dogg’s initial drug test positive say police

Five fun festivals to get you partying in Sweden

Five fun festivals to get you partying in Sweden

Summer festival to host Roxette world premiere

Summer festival to host Roxette world premiere

Sweden remembers popular folk legend

Sweden remembers popular folk legend

Oasis star calls Zlatan ‘idiot’ but ‘likes Sweden’

Oasis star calls Zlatan ‘idiot’ but ‘likes Sweden’

Five events to get you dancing this week

Five events to get you dancing this week

What’s on in Sweden: June 18th – 25th

What’s on in Sweden: June 18th – 25th

Foo Fighters end tour after Sweden leg break

Foo Fighters end tour after Sweden leg break

Spotify stake bought by Nordic mobile giant

Spotify stake bought by Nordic mobile giant

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

Sweden’s best summer music festivals for 2015

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month:June

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month:June

US rapper Wyclef Jean: ‘I want to move to Sweden’

US rapper Wyclef Jean: ‘I want to move to Sweden’

Five unmissable events in Sweden this week

Five unmissable events in Sweden this week

Swedish Spotify’s new video streaming plan

Swedish Spotify’s new video streaming plan

What’s on in Sweden: May 21th – May 28th

What’s on in Sweden: May 21th – May 28th

Kristin Amparo: ‘Swedes are afraid to be proud’
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Kristin Amparo: ‘Swedes are afraid to be proud’

Swedish Spotify teams up with US cafe chain

Swedish Spotify teams up with US cafe chain

Avicii’s mum spills beans on royal wedding DJ set

Avicii’s mum spills beans on royal wedding DJ set

Will Spotify start video streaming after losses?

Will Spotify start video streaming after losses?

What’s on in Sweden: May 7th – 14th

What’s on in Sweden: May 7th – 14th

Swedish Eurovision star Måns set for June show

Swedish Eurovision star Måns set for June show

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month: May

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month: May

Spotify chief unveils Sweden innovation bash

Spotify chief unveils Sweden innovation bash

US rap mogul Jay Z defends Tidal venture

US rap mogul Jay Z defends Tidal venture

Rocky start for Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service

Rocky start for Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service

What’s on in Sweden: April 23rd – 30th

What’s on in Sweden: April 23rd – 30th

What’s on in Sweden: April 16th – 23rd

What’s on in Sweden: April 16th – 23rd

Sweden reveals star’s Eurovision backing choir

Sweden reveals star’s Eurovision backing choir

The Local’s top Swedish songs of  the month: April

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month: April

What’s on in Sweden: April 9th – 16th

What’s on in Sweden: April 9th – 16th

Swedish hit artists vying for Billboard gala fame

Swedish hit artists vying for Billboard gala fame

Music streaming battle heats up for Spotify

Music streaming battle heats up for Spotify

Crackdown on illegal streaming in Sweden

Crackdown on illegal streaming in Sweden

What’s on in Sweden: April 2nd – 8th

What’s on in Sweden: April 2nd – 8th

What’s on in Sweden: March 26th – April 2nd

What’s on in Sweden: March 26th – April 2nd

Sweden’s Max Martin wins music export gong

Sweden’s Max Martin wins music export gong

Hitchcock opera set to hit Gothenburg stage

Hitchcock opera set to hit Gothenburg stage

What’s on in Sweden: March 19th-26th

What’s on in Sweden: March 19th-26th

Jay-Z buys Nordic Spotify rival Wimp

Jay-Z buys Nordic Spotify rival Wimp

What’s on in Sweden: March 12th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: March 12th – 19th

Emmylou Harris wins Sweden’s top music prize

Emmylou Harris wins Sweden’s top music prize

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

What’s on in Sweden: March 5th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: March 5th – 11th

Jay Z Swedish music takeover bid blocked

Jay Z Swedish music takeover bid blocked

Dylan guitarist to take Ice Music stage in Sweden
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Dylan guitarist to take Ice Music stage in Sweden

Ace of Base to release new album worldwide

Ace of Base to release new album worldwide

What’s on in Sweden: February 19th – 26th

What’s on in Sweden: February 19th – 26th

Who is in the Swedish Music Hall of Fame?

Who is in the Swedish Music Hall of Fame?

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: February 13th – 19th

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

What’s on in Sweden: February 5th – 12th

What’s on in Sweden: February 5th – 12th

Six Sweden nuts who have never been to visit

Six Sweden nuts who have never been to visit

Stockholm events get ‘gender’ funding rules

Stockholm events get ‘gender’ funding rules

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Spotify mute about fresh funding rumours

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Jay-Z seeks Swedish music service takeover

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Sony ditches streaming service for Spotify

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What’s on: January 31st – February 7th

What’s on in Sweden: January 23rd – 30th

What’s on in Sweden: January 23rd – 30th

The Local’s top Swedish music acts for 2015

The Local’s top Swedish music acts for 2015

What’s on in Sweden: January 15th – 22nd

What’s on in Sweden: January 15th – 22nd

Sweden’s Ericsson in showdown with Apple

Sweden’s Ericsson in showdown with Apple

‘I can’t wait to catch the vibe in Stockholm’

‘I can’t wait to catch the vibe in Stockholm’

Will Spotify go public after users rocket?

Will Spotify go public after users rocket?

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

The Local’s top Swedish songs of the month

Sweden’s ‘exhausted’ Lykke Li cancels tour

Sweden’s ‘exhausted’ Lykke Li cancels tour

The Local’s top ten Swedish songs of 2014

The Local’s top ten Swedish songs of 2014

Ice Music taps Texas troubadour for new tunes
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Ice Music taps Texas troubadour for new tunes

Sweden’s Avicii is most played Spotify artist

Sweden’s Avicii is most played Spotify artist

Five tasty cheap eats in Sweden’s Gothenburg

Five tasty cheap eats in Sweden’s Gothenburg

Top Swedish songs of the month: December

Top Swedish songs of the month: December

Swedish House Mafia stars reunite for summer

Swedish House Mafia stars reunite for summer

Row over line-up at Sweden’s biggest festival

Row over line-up at Sweden’s biggest festival

Sweden’s Spotify turns up volume as losses fall

Sweden’s Spotify turns up volume as losses fall

Staff numbers to spiral at Sweden’s Spotify

Staff numbers to spiral at Sweden’s Spotify

Sweden’s Spotify CEO defends streaming costs

Sweden’s Spotify CEO defends streaming costs

Top Seven Swedish songs of the month

Top Seven Swedish songs of the month

‘Too many concerts feel the same’

‘Too many concerts feel the same’

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Pines, polska and magic: Urkult Music Festival

Pines, polska and magic: Urkult Music Festival

Songs for a hot Swedish summer

Songs for a hot Swedish summer

Eight great songs about Sweden

Eight great songs about Sweden

Introducing: Sweden’s latest pop sensation

Introducing: Sweden’s latest pop sensation

Håkan Hellström wins big at Swedish Grammis

Håkan Hellström wins big at Swedish Grammis

Abba first into Swedish Music Hall of Fame

Abba first into Swedish Music Hall of Fame

Microwave ‘experiment’ lands band in hot water

Microwave ‘experiment’ lands band in hot water

Five Swedish musicians to watch out for in 2014

Five Swedish musicians to watch out for in 2014

Spotify adds Zeppelin and free mobile service

Spotify adds Zeppelin and free mobile service

Greta, ‘world’s oldest rapper’, retires at 98

Greta, ‘world’s oldest rapper’, retires at 98

Immigrants call the tunes on Swedish music scene

Immigrants call the tunes on Swedish music scene

Beatles fever hits small Swedish town

Beatles fever hits small Swedish town

Spotify money spat sparks lawsuit threat

Spotify money spat sparks lawsuit threat

Swedish musicians set for YouTube windfall

Swedish musicians set for YouTube windfall

Swedish crowds fall for footballer turned ‘Idol’

Swedish crowds fall for footballer turned ‘Idol’

Why Swedish pop is the best in the world

Why Swedish pop is the best in the world

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Melodifestivalen 2005: public silenced

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Swedish Television discovers rare Hendrix tapes

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British-run club “best in Stockholm”

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Swedish music sales plummet

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Swedish anti-piracy web site hacked after ISP raid

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Sweden to introduce tougher download laws

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Anti-piracy office accused of piracy

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Swedish pop stars unite against illegal downloading

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Queen strike the perfect balance

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Monica Zetterlund takes her final curtain

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Justice minister threatens to ban CD “copy protection”

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“Bullied” Stenmarck feels the pressure in Kiev

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Polar Music Prize rewards bossa-nova and opera

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Illegal downloaders to face damages claims

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Tax office rocks up in Hultsfred

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Ericsson in Napster deal

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Mud and Marilyn at Hultsfred

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Early piano-playing “improves brain”

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Swedish jazz legend dies

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“Free” music comes with a bill for thousands

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Talking Heads star plays the building

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Stars on screen at Popcorn

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Dylan back in Sweden 40 years on

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Damp Dylan leaves Globen cold

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Led Zeppelin wins Polar Prize

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Roxette star returns to stage

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Swedish clarinet legend dies

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Hard rock behind support family rejection

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From Flatley to Zappa: Musical May in Stockholm

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Stockholm’s jazz scene puts up a fight

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Led Zeppelin honoured with Swedish music prize

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Hultsfred sets off a rocking Swedish summer

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British rock star held by Swedish police

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Bert Karlsson sells up to Warner

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‘I just love Swedish blonds’

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Video games outsell music for first time

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Melodic Swedes heading for world domination

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World’s first ABBA museum to open in Stockholm

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Markus is Sweden’s new Idol

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Zlatan song Sweden’s best-selling single

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Rappers face charges for taunting police

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Composer and jazz saxophonist share Polar Music Prize

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The Knife triumph at Swedish music awards

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Book and Nilsson to song contest final

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Idol takes over Melodifestivalen

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Veteran rocker sparks diplomatic incident

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Canadian makes sweet music for Swedish ears

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‘Bush bans CD’ story was fake

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Sweden goes Dolly Parton crazy

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‘Kick UK out of Eurovision Song Contest’

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Benny Andersson top of the pops

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Rappers cleared of incitement charge

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Swedish band Rednex for sale on eBay

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Hats off to Polar Music Prize winners

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Stockholm’s Abba museum moves closer

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Singing ambassadors rock Stockholm’s diplomatic scene

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Singer Timberlake ‘spits on teenagers from hotel’

Stones arrive in Sweden

Stones arrive in Sweden

Keith Richards lashes out at Swedish tabloids

Keith Richards lashes out at Swedish tabloids

Marie Picasso wins Idol 2007

Marie Picasso wins Idol 2007

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Thore Skogman dies

Liza Minnelli in Gothenburg collapse

Liza Minnelli in Gothenburg collapse

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American hip hop star arrested in Stockholm

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ABBA member says he is no ‘Dancing Queen’

Swedish band attacked in Germany

Swedish band attacked in Germany

German tour chaos continues for Swedish band

German tour chaos continues for Swedish band

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ABBA drummer found dead in pool of blood

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Swedish paper publishes wrong photo of ‘dead’ man

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent

Swedish musician José González thrives on simplicity

Swedish musician José González thrives on simplicity

Going underground at Tech Noir

Going underground at Tech Noir

Swedish jazz star dies in diving accident

Swedish jazz star dies in diving accident

Rock festivals – not like a trip to your grandma’s house

Rock festivals – not like a trip to your grandma’s house

School’s out for death metal teacher

School’s out for death metal teacher

Ex-member says ABBA will never reform

Ex-member says ABBA will never reform

Jazz festival celebrates unique Swedish sound

Jazz festival celebrates unique Swedish sound

World’s longest jam session underway

World’s longest jam session underway

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music

Schlager brings a smile to Stockholm’s Europride

Schlager brings a smile to Stockholm’s Europride

The best of Way Out West: Day One

The best of Way Out West: Day One

The best of Way Out West: Day Two

The best of Way Out West: Day Two

Swedish firm joins battle for online music market

Swedish firm joins battle for online music market

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Popular Arab singer arrested in Stockholm on drug charges

Veronica Maggio – Sweden’s new soul sister

Veronica Maggio – Sweden’s new soul sister

Prayer group outrage over church music video

Prayer group outrage over church music video

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Remand hearing for Arab vocalist held in Stockholm

Court releases coke suspect crooner

Court releases coke suspect crooner

Coke suspect crooner: ‘I was set up’

Coke suspect crooner: ‘I was set up’

Stockholm art installation wins international award

Stockholm art installation wins international award

The Local’s Winter Concert Guide: 20 shows worth seeing

The Local’s Winter Concert Guide: 20 shows worth seeing

Swedish dance bands: a musical mystery wrapped in spandex

Swedish dance bands: a musical mystery wrapped in spandex

Underdogs capture Swedish dance band title

Underdogs capture Swedish dance band title

Fanni Risberg – In transit on England’s south coast

Fanni Risberg – In transit on England’s south coast

Do you know who I am?

Do you know who I am?

Clean sweep for Kleerup at Swedish Grammies

Clean sweep for Kleerup at Swedish Grammies

Nina Persson: conjugal bliss bears sexy single

Nina Persson: conjugal bliss bears sexy single

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen 2009

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen 2009

Licensing restrictions hit Swedish online music service

Licensing restrictions hit Swedish online music service

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Placido Domingo honoured with Swedish opera prize

Spotify interview: The source of the stream

Spotify interview: The source of the stream

East’n’bul: A slice of Turkish nightlife in Sweden

East’n’bul: A slice of Turkish nightlife in Sweden

Sweden’s got talent: life beyond Eurovision

Sweden’s got talent: life beyond Eurovision

Metallica lead singer hospitalized in Stockholm

Metallica lead singer hospitalized in Stockholm

What’s your view of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen?

What’s your view of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen?

Concert review: The Baboon Show

Concert review: The Baboon Show

The best live music in Sweden: April -June

The best live music in Sweden: April -June

Mystery Malmö loverboy tops Japanese charts

Mystery Malmö loverboy tops Japanese charts

Swedish metal band trashes Vienna hotel room

Swedish metal band trashes Vienna hotel room

Adam Tensta: Sweden’s great hip-hop hope

Adam Tensta: Sweden’s great hip-hop hope

Titiyo: Swedish music royalty

Titiyo: Swedish music royalty

Swedish metal heads get ready to rock for Jesus

Swedish metal heads get ready to rock for Jesus

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

The Local’s Swedish summer festival guide

The Local’s Swedish summer festival guide

Sweden mourns death of Michael Jackson

Sweden mourns death of Michael Jackson

Gothenburg’s new rules strike bum note with street musicians

Gothenburg’s new rules strike bum note with street musicians

Tax agency targets Chinese pop star

Tax agency targets Chinese pop star

Rights holders seek royalties for music in the workplace

Rights holders seek royalties for music in the workplace

From Britpop to India with Maia Hirasawa

From Britpop to India with Maia Hirasawa

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

Swedish press in Britney Spears boycott

Swedish press in Britney Spears boycott

Groaning to the blues at Gamla Stan’s Stampen

Groaning to the blues at Gamla Stan’s Stampen

Placido Domingo accepts Swedish opera prize

Placido Domingo accepts Swedish opera prize

Agency pulls job ad seeking Swedes who like to get naked

Agency pulls job ad seeking Swedes who like to get naked

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

Spotify launches Symbian mobile app

Spotify launches Symbian mobile app

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‘Coldplay con man’ caught in Stockholm

ABBA set to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

ABBA set to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

What’s On in Sweden: December 18th – 24th

What’s On in Sweden: December 18th – 24th

Top ten Swedish songs of the decade

Top ten Swedish songs of the decade

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Music industry demands fines for Pirate Bay duo

Swedish rock mums roll up for riff camp

Swedish rock mums roll up for riff camp

Izzy Young: A folk man in Sweden defined by Dylan

Izzy Young: A folk man in Sweden defined by Dylan

Abba joins Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

Abba joins Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

Abba stars hint at reunion gig

Abba stars hint at reunion gig

Sweden’s nurse Freddy ‘better than Paul Potts’

Sweden’s nurse Freddy ‘better than Paul Potts’

The Ark pulls tax trick with music magazine

The Ark pulls tax trick with music magazine

Chinese pop star in Reinfeldt tax plea

Chinese pop star in Reinfeldt tax plea

The Ark runs tax gauntlet with music magazine

The Ark runs tax gauntlet with music magazine

Songwriter royalty fees surge through Spotify

Songwriter royalty fees surge through Spotify

Hultsfred festival to file for bankruptcy

Hultsfred festival to file for bankruptcy

Southern Skyline shines in country spotlight

Southern Skyline shines in country spotlight

A musical August in store for Stockholm

A musical August in store for Stockholm

Ticket holders miss out after Hultsfred closure

Ticket holders miss out after Hultsfred closure

A live music sampler for Stockholm in September

A live music sampler for Stockholm in September

Gothenburg lifts limits on street musicians

Gothenburg lifts limits on street musicians

An October guide to the Stockholm music scene

An October guide to the Stockholm music scene

A November guide to live music in Stockholm

A November guide to live music in Stockholm

Roxette to embark on new world tour in 2011

Roxette to embark on new world tour in 2011

Rolling Stone attacks Swedish journalist

Rolling Stone attacks Swedish journalist

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Swede plays music from his stomach – ‘sound was bad’

Singer Robyn named Swede Of The Year

Singer Robyn named Swede Of The Year

Robyn: leading a new generation of pop

Robyn: leading a new generation of pop

Britta Persson: Sweden’s next global pop sensation?

Britta Persson: Sweden’s next global pop sensation?

A US-born Swedish singer looks to spread the spirit of Christmas

A US-born Swedish singer looks to spread the spirit of Christmas

New music service takes up the Spotify gauntlet

New music service takes up the Spotify gauntlet

Spotify hits million paying user milestone

Spotify hits million paying user milestone

American-born rapper set to make Melodifestivalen history

American-born rapper set to make Melodifestivalen history

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

Spotify shuts down ads as virus strikes

Spotify shuts down ads as virus strikes

Death threats over Swede’s Jacko sculpture

Death threats over Swede’s Jacko sculpture

Spotify to set limits on free music streaming

Spotify to set limits on free music streaming

Spotify takes fight to iTunes with iPod app

Spotify takes fight to iTunes with iPod app

Yusuf set to give Sweden a Cat Stevens ‘homecoming’

Yusuf set to give Sweden a Cat Stevens ‘homecoming’

Yusuf/Cat Stevens live in Stockholm: a review

Yusuf/Cat Stevens live in Stockholm: a review

Spotify and Facebook in music streaming tie-in

Spotify and Facebook in music streaming tie-in

Canadian singer Neema set to woo music fans in Sweden

Canadian singer Neema set to woo music fans in Sweden

Swedish music fans brace for summer festival frenzy

Swedish music fans brace for summer festival frenzy

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Lydon hopes to show Sweden he’s not Rotten to the core

Spotify signs deal with Virgin Media

Spotify signs deal with Virgin Media

Spotify set for US launch

Spotify set for US launch

Spotify aims high after US launch

Spotify aims high after US launch

Anders Holst: A musical journey from Malmö to the Big Apple

Anders Holst: A musical journey from Malmö to the Big Apple

Spotify service fails on music quality: report

Spotify service fails on music quality: report

Swedish artist plunges to his death in Germany

Swedish artist plunges to his death in Germany

Man charged for playing Dylan song for his ex

Man charged for playing Dylan song for his ex

Spotify and Facebook in music partnership

Spotify and Facebook in music partnership

Never Mind the Genitals, Here’s Lilla Lovis

Never Mind the Genitals, Here’s Lilla Lovis

Uppsala trio make YouTube hit with Robyn and cottage cheese mix

Uppsala trio make YouTube hit with Robyn and cottage cheese mix

Pop star Rihanna hospitalized in Sweden

Pop star Rihanna hospitalized in Sweden

Rihanna ‘too ill’ to perform in Stockholm

Rihanna ‘too ill’ to perform in Stockholm

Spotify hits 2.5 million subscriber milestone

Spotify hits 2.5 million subscriber milestone

Spotify launches app platform

Spotify launches app platform

Swedish Soundcloud set to expand with new American investment

Swedish Soundcloud set to expand with new American investment

Swedish Bondage Fairies launch high-tech global treasure hunt

Swedish Bondage Fairies launch high-tech global treasure hunt

Abba set to release new album in April

Abba set to release new album in April

A YouTube salute to Sami National Day

A YouTube salute to Sami National Day

Madonna set for July 4th concert in Sweden

Madonna set for July 4th concert in Sweden

Ten Swedish bands that’ll knock your socks off

Ten Swedish bands that’ll knock your socks off

Springsteen: US should be ‘more like Sweden’

Springsteen: US should be ‘more like Sweden’

Whitney Houston ‘chose death’: Swedish politician

Whitney Houston ‘chose death’: Swedish politician

Swedish heavy metal tune gets stunning sign language makeover

Swedish heavy metal tune gets stunning sign language makeover

Swedish opera singers make ‘house calls’ for the soul

Swedish opera singers make ‘house calls’ for the soul

Swedish woman injured by flying man

Swedish woman injured by flying man

Paul Simon, Yo-Yo Ma reel in Polar Music Prize

Paul Simon, Yo-Yo Ma reel in Polar Music Prize

Sweden to get rock-and-roll ‘Hall of Fame’

Sweden to get rock-and-roll ‘Hall of Fame’

Swedish metal star hurt in head-banging mishap

Swedish metal star hurt in head-banging mishap

Swedish House Mafia calls it quits

Swedish House Mafia calls it quits

FreddeGredde’s killer version of ‘Killer Queen’

FreddeGredde’s killer version of ‘Killer Queen’

Robyn gets Norwegian fans naked in new video

Robyn gets Norwegian fans naked in new video

Justin Bieber-mania heading to Sweden

Justin Bieber-mania heading to Sweden

Swedish summer music festival preview: July

Swedish summer music festival preview: July

Madonna’s kit blocks traffic in Sweden

Madonna’s kit blocks traffic in Sweden

Fans divided as Malmö to host Eurovision 2013

Fans divided as Malmö to host Eurovision 2013

Surprise boom for Swedish music industry

Surprise boom for Swedish music industry

Garfunkel found in the US after Sweden no-show

Garfunkel found in the US after Sweden no-show

Swedish House Mafia in Stockholm farewell

Swedish House Mafia in Stockholm farewell

‘A guy wearing a dress is not a sexual thing’: Yohio

‘A guy wearing a dress is not a sexual thing’: Yohio

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2012

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2012

The Sarah Dawn Finer things at Christmas

The Sarah Dawn Finer things at Christmas

Five Swedish bands to look out for in 2013

Five Swedish bands to look out for in 2013

Swedish heavy metal man: ‘I’m still addicted’

Swedish heavy metal man: ‘I’m still addicted’

Swedish design firm makes big noise in Vegas

Swedish design firm makes big noise in Vegas

Spotify rakes in half of Swedish music sales

Spotify rakes in half of Swedish music sales

‘Adults could learn from their spontaneity’

‘Adults could learn from their spontaneity’

First Aid Kit mop up Swedish music awards

First Aid Kit mop up Swedish music awards

‘The kids should have alerted me to the horror’

‘The kids should have alerted me to the horror’

Swedes prefer streaming to downloading

Swedes prefer streaming to downloading

Hultsfred music festival heads to Stockholm

Hultsfred music festival heads to Stockholm

Cuban musical great Bebo Valdes dies in Sweden at 94

Cuban musical great Bebo Valdes dies in Sweden at 94

Sweden’s own ‘Adele’: I didn’t like my own voice

Sweden’s own ‘Adele’: I didn’t like my own voice

Swede wows Katy Perry with jungle jingle

Swede wows Katy Perry with jungle jingle

The Hives lose court case against The Cardigans

The Hives lose court case against The Cardigans

Why Sweden has Abba to thank for the music

Why Sweden has Abba to thank for the music

Spotify snags Swedish music app Tunigo

Spotify snags Swedish music app Tunigo

Swedish app lets ‘everyone’ write music

Swedish app lets ‘everyone’ write music

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

Bankruptcy stops music for Peace & Love festival

Bankruptcy stops music for Peace & Love festival

‘Swedes don’t generally have great music taste’

‘Swedes don’t generally have great music taste’

Why do sweaty Swedes sing along to pop stars?

Why do sweaty Swedes sing along to pop stars?

YesYesYes to Swedish rising stars NoNoNo

YesYesYes to Swedish rising stars NoNoNo

Swedes lead the world in online music streaming

Swedes lead the world in online music streaming

Loud beats endanger Swedish nightclub fish

Loud beats endanger Swedish nightclub fish

Swedes go British for BBC Proms debut

Swedes go British for BBC Proms debut

The damage done: Neil Young cans Swedish gig

The damage done: Neil Young cans Swedish gig

Swede: Alicia Keys’ band sexually harassed me

Swede: Alicia Keys’ band sexually harassed me

Sweden’s answer to Rihanna: A pop nutter

Sweden’s answer to Rihanna: A pop nutter