First Listen: Karl X Johan ‘Never Leave Me’

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One of my favourite emerging Swedish acts, this is a new track from Karl X Johan.


First Listen: Elliphant ‘Music Is Life’


I feel 11 years old again when I hear this new throwback from Elliphant. This is definitely her most radio-friendly song yet.

First Listen: Ray Foxx feat Rachel K Collier – Boom Boom (Heartbeat)

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I’m kicking off the week with this new one from Ray Foxx featuring Rachel K Collier.

First Listen: Fyfe ‘Conversations’

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This is my favourite track so far from Fyfe. It’s dark and melodic and moody. Out July 8th.

First Listen: Laura Welsh ‘Cold Front’


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It can be hard sometimes to make pop that’s this cool sound catchy, but Laura’s first single through Polydor manages to do just that. Out July 15th.

First Listen: Juveniles ‘Strangers’

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New one from Strangers, produced by Yuksek who’s track with Oh Land was posted on here yesterday.  This is their first single on the Kitsune label.

First Listen: Humfree Bug Art ‘Collema’

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One of the quirkier indie acts to emerge from Sweden, Humfree Bug Art have a new wonderful new EP and they’re streaming it for your pleasure.

First Listen: Ms. Henrik ‘Mark’

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New one from one of the more interesting talents to have emerged from Sweden this year. It’s also a free download which is nice.

First Listen: Misty Miller ‘Tea In China’

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Misty Miller’s got a new EP out June 2nd, of which this track is featured on. Nice bit of down tempo garage rock.

First Listen: Loreen ‘We Got The Power’

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Epic! I don’t think there’s been a cooler Eurovision winner in living memory. New one from Loreen, will get it’s debut on Saturday’s Eurovision final. Good pop.

First Listen: When Saints Go Machine ‘Iodine’

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Those Danish kids have come up with a destructive and so epic track. This is as cool as electropop gets right now.

First Listen: Kate Boy ‘The Way We Are’

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Delivering on that hard, heavy electropop sound, Kate Boy has a new track that’s a little bit epic.

First Listen: Discopolis ‘Falling’ (Committed To Sparkle Motion)


With the lead mix is produced by Swedish house royalty Axwell, this track from Discopolis is one of my favourite tracks of the week. Out May 20th.

First Listen: Noah Vinson ‘Y.G.A’


Noah Vinson’s out with a new track that mixes soul and hip hop in such a good way. Coming off his ‘Young & Proud’ mixtape, to be released late 2013.

First Listen: Sameblod ‘Norwegian Summer’


One of my favourite Swedish electropop duo’s are finally back with some new music! It’s out now and is the first song from their new ‘Swoon EP’ which will be out 31 May on Riot Factory/EMI.

First Listen: Flight Facilities ‘I Didn’t Believe’

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How about some disco for this Thursday morning from Flight Facilities eh? This has Kylie Minogue all over it!

First Listen: Gorgon City ‘Intentions’ (feat. Clean Bandit)

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Loving this Balearic vibe from Black Butter’s Gorgon City and Clean Bandit. Out 12th May.

First Listen: Braids ‘Amends’

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A beautiful bit of atmospheric dream pop from Braids. Their new 12” ‘In Kind // Amends’  is out June 10th on Full Time Hobby.