Sweden

Bishat Strips Back ‘Sober’ with an Acoustic Piano Version

After releasing ‘Sober’, Bishat received a lot of requests for an acoustic version, so she brought piano whiz kid Rasmus Lindelöw to Benny Andersson’s (legendary member of ABBA) studio in Stockholm to finally record the stripped down version and a video to go with it.
We could listen to this version over and over!
Check it out.

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Bishat is ‘Sober’ and Wants You to Know a Thing or Two

After getting our attention last year with her vocal mash-up of her favourite songs on ‘Some Things’, Swedish singer/songwriter Bishat has returned to 2016 with the debut of her new single, ‘Sober’.

It’s pop mixed with elements of soul within layers of synths that highlight her confident vocals.
Intrigued? Listen to the tune right now.

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Happy Plugs Are Shiny Happy Headphones

Last week saw the Australian launch of leading Swedish accessory brand, Happy Plugs.

Happy Plugs founder, and entrepreneur Andreas Vural hosted guests at Sydney’s renowned Luxe Studios, showcasing the brand’s 18 carat gold headphones for the first time in Australia.

Our writer Claire was there to test out the special edition headphones and gained some invaluable advice / insight from the Happy Plugs founder!

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Tula: Wicked Game

5 girls.

All vocalists from Sweden but currently based in Berlin.

Now imagine them singing a little ode to heartbreak via a very popular cover.

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Absolut Oz: Eco Graffiti

Absolut Oz, the limited edition bottle created in collaboration with world renowned director, Baz Luhrmann, now takes on a new phase of creativity in the realisation of two eco-friendly street art installations – one in Sydney, one in Melbourne – on an open canvas, outdoor space.

Intriguing!

Better hurry though – both installations won’t be up for much longer. Read on for where each art installation is located!

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Marlene: Stay Awake

‘Let me stay awake forever’.

Sometimes I think that if sleep was not an option, I would want to stay awake forever, just like newcomer Swedish sensation Marlene croons in her latest single, Awake Forever.

A cascading pop song against vibrant beats and lyrics that reel you in? Perfect combination if you ask me.

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Say Lou Lou Ft. Chet Faker: Fool Of Me

Stockholm/Sydney sister duo Say Lou Lou are apparently gearing up to release a full-length record sometime within the next few months, and the EP they’ve just released digitally is sure to garner plenty of hype for it.

You can stream the B-side, ‘Fool of Me’, right now, and if you’ve ever felt unlucky in love, be prepared for this to become your jam.

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Ikea Darlinghurst (Pop-Up Exhibition)

To celebrate the launch of the Ikea PS 2012 collection (available in store from 1st of August) Ikea is setting up a pop up gallery to showcase the collection.

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July
District 01 74-76 Oxford Darlinghurst Sydney
10am-5pm

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