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Friday, April 24 2015

‘Cries and Whispers’ Is a Life-Affirming Film About Death

To call Ingmar Bergman's red-drenched masterpiece Cries and Whispers essential to any collection would be a serious understatement.


Thursday, April 9 2015

Jennie Abrahamson - “Wild Is the Heart” (video) (Premiere)

Billowy clouds of vocal harmonies form the sonic landscape of Jennie Abrahamson's gorgeous "Wild Is the Heart".


Monday, September 29 2014

NONONO: We Are Only What We Feel

This electro-dance trio wants you to feel human. Easier done than said.


Friday, September 6 2013

Postiljonen: Skyer

Scandinavian dream-pop trio delivers one of the year's great records.


Thursday, November 10 2011

Opeth + Katatonia: 2011 October 16 - Portland

A surprisingly short concert for a band like Opeth, this Portland show was nonetheless a strong demonstration of how Opeth came to make an album like Heritage. This, foiled with the brutal heaviness of Katatonia, made for one fine evening of Swedish music.


Monday, August 1 2011

Graveyard: Hisingen Blues

The Swedish retro-rockers return with a an assured, surprisingly nuanced second album.


Tuesday, June 7 2011

20 Questions: Fredrik

Sweden's noted art-rockers Fredrik are setting themselves up for a big break, and as we find out, they provide great insight on how to pass along advice, what the Swedish winter does to your blood, and the joys of singing to your morning coffee . . .


Wednesday, April 27 2011

Swedish Television Profiles Their Hit Girl, Robyn


Thursday, August 5 2010

Would a ‘Society Without God’ Be Hell on Earth? Or Would It Be Like Scandinavia?

"Without religion, society is doomed." Discuss.


Wednesday, July 21 2010

A Mastery of Grand and Fine Details in ‘Everlasting Moments’

Jan Troell's exploration of the nuts and bolts of old-school photography feels particularly archaic and his imagery achingly nostalgic.


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