Tag: sweden

Backyard Sessions’ Documentary Showcases Ins & Outs Of Swedish Festival Landscape

For those outside its borders it may come as something of a surprise that the liberally minded Nordic country is, in fact, one of Europe’s most difficult places to throw large scale events. A result of a number of reasons as parties and external alcohol consumption are heavily regulated, while also existing in one of the continents most expensive countries. Backyard Sessions, where 2018 sees its second year, is an example of success in the face of such conditions. An electronic music festival and love letter to its host city of Malmö, Backyard Sessions is a family friendly event from ... Read more

Backyard Sessions, Malmö’s Festival Celebration Of Culture & Music, Returns In September

Backyard Sessions, the two-day gathering from 1-2 September in Malmö aims to bring people together in celebration of all things culture. Evolving from one-off Sunday events into a full on festival experience, Backyard Sessions now grows further, aiming at gathering more than 2000 people from all walks of life and around the world to come to Sweden and dance to electronic beats together along with live bands, art, great food, and sunshine. Musically, a combined place for International acts and local talent, Backyard Sessions is as much a place for those inexperienced with electronic music as it is for the ... Read more

Snowbombing Podcast By La Fleur

La Fleur‘s sound is simultaneously House and Techno, classic and futuristic alike. The (now) Berlin based Swedish artist, label manager for Power Plant Records, and Watergate resident, has been actively performing and producing for over a decade, originally finding roots with residencies at Sunday Secrets at Berns in Stockholm and the infamous Grodan Cocktail Club. Since, her presence as an International scene tastemaker has gone strength to strength with last year perhaps being her most prolific to date. In 2017, La Fleur locked in residency at Hot Since 82‘s Pacha Ibiza event – Labyrinth, while also performing on the White ... Read more

Interview: Jeremy Olander

Sweden’s Jeremy Olander continues to go full steam ahead after what may have very well been the biggest year of his career. Due in no small part to the launch of his own label Vivrant, the imprint has gone strength to strength since its inception with four (out of its five) releases going boasting Beatport #1’s, as well as a five continent label tour and a massive hometown showcase alongside Henry Saiz, Finnebassen and Charlie Don’t Surf. See also: DHA Mix #265 By Jeremy Olander Never one to succumb to trends and with an uncanny ability to present something surprising ... Read more

DHA Mix #265 By Jeremy Olander

Stockholm’s own Jeremy Olander is perceived to be one of the dons in defining progressive style. Adding his Scandinavian touch to each and every track, he is able to add a perplexing twist to his productions that take us on a journey through time (and space preferably). Now, early in the year, Jeremy set for a huge and productive 2017. Here, Jeremy brings the underground sound of Stockholm, as well as his renowned Vivrant imprint, to DHA with this exclusive mixtape. make sure you catch him somewhere in the world as he is currently embarked on a multi-continent tour. Find ... Read more

Interview: Studio Barnhus

Record label/ ‘ménage à trois’, Studio Barnhus, consists of three lads from Sweden Kornél Kovács, Axel Boman and Petter Nordkvist.  Seemingly not taking anything, except beat matching and the music itself,  serious has been working more than well for these guys. Originally started as an idea to only release productions from the founding trio, it didn’t take long until friends and lovers who happen to play great music, joined. Right before their label night at Studio 80 this Friday we had a session of 13 serious questions and got even some serious answers.  Studio Barnhus: boys born in the Scandinavian orphanage bonded by the love of music and hatred ... Read more

Interview: Bambook

Sweden, a country known for its amazing sensibility for design, has been growing a muscle in another form of art of the modern times – house music. The result is evident in its bulky juicy list of house music artists: Alex Boman, Ida Engberg, Petter Nordkvist, Kornél Kovács among many. Another addition to the portfolio goes by the name Bambook, who we had a chat with on Sweden, the dynamics of being a duo, family and, of course, the importance of album artwork. Bambook is a duo, consisting of Eiad Sayegh and Hannes Netzell, said to be no strangers to the house scene. Starting off in 2011 on labels like Circus Recordings, Global ... Read more

‘Beat Blox’ Lets User Create Music In Simple And Creative Way

There’s a new toy on the market for those that want to experiment with making beats, but who do not want to sit through the years-long learning curve of understanding DAW’s, drumcomputers, FX, synthesis, plug-ins and what not. It’s called Beat Blox and it is perhaps the simplest and most fun way to make a kick-ass beat in the comfort of your living room. A student at the Beckmans College of Design in Sweden had the idea to give his graduation project a musical touch, and came up with an ingenious way of making music by combining simple physics with modern ... Read more