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World Tour, "Forever Tonight"

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Sweeping new video from one of Sweden's most promising young groups

"Forever Tonight," World Tour's meditative first single on Emotion, is described as "music that could only have been made among the remote hills of northern Sweden." We're not sure what exactly that means but we somehow agree. Hailing from Funäsdalen, a mountain town near the Norwegian border, the promising young trio keep things local for the song's newly released video,......read more

Changes

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Watch the seasons change in this beautiful video by Bart van der Gaag

As fall fades into winter, people in northern climates are hunkering down for the cold, silent season ahead. But there's a happy trade-off for high latitude folks; the transition between seasons delivers times of unparalleled natural beauty, with dazzling shifts in color and light. Swedish cinematographer Bart van der Gaag knows all about it. In "Changes," he deftly captures the passing of the......read more

Stockholm's Splendid Subway Art

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Swedish capital's subway system gets an artistic makeover

We tend to think of subway stations as drab, functional spaces that exist to serve one purpose: moving humans from A to B. But as we recently saw with Nick Frank's beautiful, eerie photos of the Munich subway system, that's not necessarily the case. But the subway station beautification game belongs to Sweden's largest city. Over the last 55 years, Stockholm has commissioned 150 artists to fill......read more

Analog Photos by Genevieve Bjargardottir

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Gorgeous images on film from Iceland and Sweden

Lovers of analog photography will find plenty to savor in the portfolio of Genevieve Bjargardottir, a 27-year old with an unpronounceable name currently studying creative photography in Gamleby, Sweden. Genevieve clearly spends a lot of time traveling, as evidenced by her photo sets from Berlin, Italy, and Spain. But most of her time is split between Sweden and Iceland,......read more

Postiljonen, "Supreme"

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Check out the video for the latest slice of swooning Scandanavian pop

If you like the sun-drenched Swedish pop sounds of bands like Air France and Korralreven, then you'll love Postiljonen, the mysterious outfit behind "Supreme." Full of summery vibes and wistful, distant vocals, the latest slice Scandanavian synth pop makes us want to beeline to the beach. Now the band has dropped a similarly plaintive-feeling video for the song. Set against a hazy coastal......read more

Small Feet, "Rivers"

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Smokin' new video from Sweden's Small Feet stars a literal burning man

Swedish musician Simon Stålhamrhe, aka Small Feet, called upon compatriot director Oskar Wrango to create visuals to accompany his new track, "Rivers." Wrango literally delivered the hotness with this clip, featuring a burning man running through a northern landscape. The video begins from the end, with the man springing from the lake that he leapt in to put out the fire that raged upon......read more

Postiljonen "Atlantis"

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Roll through the desert to the dream-pop sounds of Sweden's Postiljonen

A few months back, we showed you the video for Postiljonen's gorgeous "Supreme" single. Now the Swedish dream-pop trio returns with a new video for “Atlantis," a sax-steeped track from their upcoming debut full-length, Skyer. In the clip, director Ty Olsson (who was also responsible for the "Supreme" video) centers on a young man arriving at a hotel room only to find that his love interest,......read more

Dream Lake "Fired Up!"

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Stockholm-based cuo creates self-produced dream pop

In the video for "Fired Up!," a mercurial number from Swedish duo Dream Lake, director Giancarlo Mitidieri captured atmospheric footage at three different locations in Stockholm - not the least of which is the beautiful Skogskyrkogården, the largest cemetery in Sweden. The folks featured on-screen, however, are not the artists, who told us that they wanted to engage the......read more

Google Buys More Swedish Wind Power

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Internet giant aims to be fueled by 100 percent renewable energy

Google has entered into a 10-year power purchase agreement with four Swedish wind farms, a move that is part the company's bid to power its data centers using 100 percent renewable energy. Under the terms of the deal, announced last week, Swedish wind company Eolus Vind will supply Google with 59 megawatts of power from four wind farms. The project will go online in 2015. “We’re......read more

Snow Maze

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From Sweden's ICEHOTEL designers

Leave it to the Swedish design team behind ICEHOTEL to conjure up the idea of packing snow and sculpting ice for a week to carve a playground from the frozen tundra. The icy park includes two slides, a snow lantern, four egg-shaped chairs, ice benches, and an elaborate maze that is now being enjoyed by the lucky children (and adult-children) of Sweden. “The inspiration and key......read more

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