Getting Cozy With: The Happy Hippo Family

The Happy Hippo Family

Hi, my name is Timmy, I play bass in the Swedish indie pop/rock band The Happy Hippo Family. First of all, that’s a pretty distasteful name. To our defense - everyone seem to remember it when they’ve pronounced it correctly for a few times… so that’s why we still stick to

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Erik Hassle

Erik Hassle

In support of his newest soulful pop EP release Somebody's Party, Swedish singer-songwriter Erik Hassle will soon embark on a North American tour alongside sibling duo Broods. In our recent interview, A Music Blog, Yea? gave Erik a call to discuss his excitement to be back out touring, how he

Ticket Giveaway: Lykke Li @ Kool Haus – Toronto

Lykke Li

Swedish indie-pop singer-songwriter Lykke Li will play Toronto's Kool Haus on September 30th with support from Mapei. Courtesy of Collective Concerts, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away two pairs of tickets to the event! To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is fill out the form below and

Vinyl and CD Giveaway: First Aid Kit – “Stay Gold”

First Aid Kit

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit released their third album Stay Gold on June 10th. Before its release, vocalist Johanna Söderberg told AMBY in our recent interview, "we’re so grateful to be able to travel and make music for a living. It’s a dream come true and we have to

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

It's been two and a half years since Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit released a record. With that said, the sisters (Johanna and Klara Söderberg) will unveil their third album, titled Stay Gold, to the world on June 10th. Before its release and their Toronto show on June 6th,

Ticket Giveaway: First Aid Kit @ The Danforth Music Hall

First Aid Kit

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit (Johanna Söderberg and Klara Söderberg) play Toronto's The Danforth Music Hall on June 6th with Willy Mason. Courtesy of Embrace, A Music Blog, Yea? is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is fill

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ The Grand Opening

The Grand Opening

The Grand Opening is a Swedish band led by multi-instrumentalist John Roger Olsson. Based in Stockholm, they have been together since 2001 and have four albums under their belt, the latest being Don’t Look Back Into The Darkness. To learn more about their beautiful melancholy folk, AMBY caught up with

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