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  • Swedish producer duo PAPA Sound continues their Skull Edit series! This time with legendary Jamaican Dancehall/Reggae star Red Fox and a remix of the single 'Everybody Rock' OUT NOW! On Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    The PAPA Sound Skull Edits, is a series of interesting remixes utillizing previously released collaborations. They're to be considered as treats to the listeners who appreciate exploring alternative realities, the what if's and what could've been if the production had taken a different turn, in it's early stages... In this episode, Patrik Arve and Paolo Albo takes us back to their 2022 release, featuring no other than the late 90's Dancehall legend - Red Fox! Born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica raised in Saint Catherine, then migrating to New York City, Red Fox is the embodiment of dancehall and reggae. His...

  • KUADRA team up with Zardonic and INHUMAN for a remix of SANTINO Released February 9 on Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Santino was a male chimpanzee held at Furuvik Zoo in Sweden, who became popular because he used to attack visitors who approached him, using stones he hid hours before, thus demonstrating his ability to think ahead. In December 2022, he was killed after escaping from his enclosure. For us, he is now a symbol of freedom and struggle, which prompts us to reflect on the human condition and question the Western cultural paradigm. Those 'fuck you' (Fanculo) we repeat endlessly are his stones." Kuadra is an Italian dark rap band from Vigevano. Since their formation in 2006, they have released...

  • Bonander displays vulnerability and intimacy on her journey through mind and body in new EP 'the thread'

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Bonander is the shorthand for Ellinor Sterner Bonander. Sporting the role of musician, arranger and producer, the native Swede is a woman unchained. The new EP is a testament to her strong and fearless songwriting, as she confronts her own insecurities with bold and unveiled intimacy. It all started at a music residency a few years ago, where Bonander embarked on a therapeutic exploration of the theme "body", even though it initially appeared an intimidating subject. Bonander explains, "'the thread' has been something of a therapeutic journey for me. I tried to challenge myself by writing about the topic of...

  • Washington DC based Visors team up with Swedish producer/artist Oliver Nelson to rework Fine Line featuring Émilie Rachel Released February 2 via Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Washington DC based Visors team up with Swedish producer/artist Oliver Nelson to rework Fine Line featuring the incredible voice of London based singer-songwriter-producer Émilie Rachel. Released February 2 via Icons Creating Evil Art. Producer Oliver Nelson may be from Sweden and has released music and remixes on various power houses in the EDM world, but he’s far from the kind of bottle-servicey house music mafioso that those things might imply. He’s got a taste for vintage disco and a subtle sensibility that have helped him rework tracks by Tove Lo, Justin Timberlake, Marina and the Diamonds and even Whitney Houston...

  • Ibbe och Arve sätter ord på sina känslor på soundtracket till det populära barnprogrammet Ibbe och Arve (SVT/Barnkanalen). Albumet släpps 2 februari 2024 via Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Sjuåriga Ibbe älskar när morbror Arve hämtar på skolan. Aldrig att han kör raka vägen hem. I stället får Ibbe hänga med när han gör ärenden: till bilverkstan, till bowlinghallen eller till musikstudion. Ibbe vill hem, och morbror Arve ska alltid bara göra ett ärende först, vilket innebär att Ibbe hamnar i ovana situationer. Med hjälp av ord, rim, och musik testar Ibbe att sätta ord på sina känslor. Arve är bra att prata känslor med. Och sjunga med! Ett program om känslor. Alla avsnitt finns nu ute på Barnkanalen / SVT Play, och inkluderar: Avsnitt 1 Glädje Avsnitt 2...

  • Internet Friends travelled to Margate outside London to record The Albion Rooms Sessions, released as the ep 'I still miss your dog' Released January 25, 2024 on Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Fresh from supporting The Libertines on the Nordic leg of their 2022 tour, Internet Friends released their debut album “Dressed To Kill” in the spring of 2023 and following that release they were invited by The Libertines to record an EP in the studio at The Albion Rooms in Margate and play live at the venue. (they also played a show at The Sebright Arms in London on this trip). The recordings from those sessions are finally ready to be heard by the World. First taste is the single 'Kool Kids', released December 1st 2023 on Icons Creating Evil Art....