Blänk + Noonie Bao - Do this thing (video)

Also at PSL, a new video from Blänk prominently featuring vocals from up-and-comer Noonie Bao as well as a key line sampled from Peter Bjorn and John:

Ingrid spring

has posted their upcoming spring/summer release schedule:
Look for new stuff from all three Peter Bjorn and John dudes -- Smile (Björn Yttling + Jocke Åhlund), Peter Morén (solo) and Hortlax Cobra (John Erikssson) -- plus Starlight Serenaders and more.

PB&J/HoW split 7"

Peter Bjorn and John team up with fellow Stockholm locals Hell on Wheels for a split 7" to commemorate the 3031st anniversary of famed NZ label :
Each band contributes their own original song "The chills" with members providing cover artwork for their compatriots.

Smile - Clean gloves, dirty hands (video)

I forget who exactly is in Smile, but I'm pretty sure it's folks from Caesars and Peter Bjorn and John or something along those lines. Anyhow, apparently this is label collective 's first-ever music video. File under: friend rock.

Ingrid begets Night Shift label sampler for RSD

, the new label started by Peter Bjorn and John, Lykke Li, Teddybears, Miike Snow et al, will be putting out a sampler for Record Store Day featuring tracks from Les Big Byrd, Lykke Li and lots more, including all three PB&J solo projects: Jon Eriksson's Hortlax Cobra, Björn Yttling's Yttling Jazz and Peter Morén's own thing under his given name. Full details and sample tunes at Pitchfork:

Presenting: Swedish Music Landscape, the book

Preorder "Swedish Music Landscape", a new French-authored photobook on the Swedish indie music scene featuring pics and interviews with artists such as Frida Hyvönen, Dear Euphoria, Jens Lekman, Peter Bjorn and John, Kristofer Åström and lots more:

MP3: Theresa Andersson - Fiya's gone

New music from Swedish expat/New Orleans resident/one-woman-band Theresa Andersson off her upcoming album "Street parade", due out March 14 in Sweden/April 24 elsewhere (I think?). Seems like she's going for a bit of a bittersweet 60s girl-group vibe on this one, though not necessarily in the fuzzy, lofi way made popular by Vivian Girls et al. A bit more swing, a lot more horns, and, as always with Ms. Andersson, a clever amalgamation of novel percussion elements that make up the song's base. Hit up her website for another tune featuring Peter Morén of Peter Bjorn and John:

Theresa Andersson - Fiya's gone

Top 10s for 2011: It's a Trap!

Top 10s for 2011: It's a Trap!

2012 Swedish Grammis nominees

The nominees for the 2012 Swedish Grammis have been announced:

Best Album:
Anna Ternheim - The Night Visitor
Deportees - Islands & Shores
Ison & Fille - För Evigt
Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
Veronica Maggio - Satan I Gatan

Best Artist:
Lykke Li
Melissa Horn
Swedish House Mafia
Veronica Maggio

Best Electronic/Dance:
Adrian Lux - Boy / Alive
Avicii - Levels/Fade Into Darkness
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
Rebecca & Fiona - I Love You, Man
Swedish House Mafia - Save The World/Antidote

Best Hip-Hop/Soul:
Adam Tensta - Scared Of The Dark
Alexis Weak - Till Minne Av
Ison & Fille - För Evigt
Movits! - Ut Ur Min Skalle
Timbuktu - Sagolandet

Best Hardrock/Metal:
Graveyard - Hisingen Blues
Hammerfall - Infected
In Flames - Sounds Of A Playground Fading
Opeth - Heritage
The Haunted - Unseen

Best Jazz:
Freddie Wadling - With A License To Kill
Georg Riedel, Sarah Riedel & Nicolai Dunger - Cornelis Vs Riedel
Magnus Öström - Thread Of Life
Nils Landgren - The Moon, The Stars And You
Tonbruket - Dig It To The End

Best Songwriter:
Anna Järvinen - Anna Själv Tredje
Anna Ternheim - The Night Visitor
Lykke Li, Björn Yttling & Rick Nowels - Wounded Rhymes
Melissa Horn - Innan Jag Kände Dig
Veronica Maggio/Christian Walz - Satan I Gatan

Best Song:
Avicii - Levels
Den Svenska Björnstammen - Vart Jag Mig I Världen Vänder
Eric Amarillo - Om Sanningen Ska Fram (Vill Du Ligga Med Mig?)
Eric Saade - Popular
Petter & September - Baksmälla
September - Mikrofonkåt
Swedish House Mafia - Save The World
Timbuktu - Resten Av Ditt Liv
Tove Styrke - White Light Moment
Veronica Maggio - Jag Kommer

Best Music Video:
Gustav Johansson - Karl X Johan "Flames (Uncompromised Cut)"
Magnus Renfors - Peter Jöback, Filmen Till Albumet "Livet, Kärleken Och Döden - La Vie, L'amour, La Mort"
Max Vitali - Robyn "Call Your Girlfriend"
Slobodan Zivic - Kriget "Submission"
Ted Malmros/Gustaf Von Arbin - Peter Bjorn And John "Gimme Some"

Best Newcomer:
Adrian Lux
Den Svenska Björnstammen
Rebecca & Fiona

Best Pop:
Ane Brun - It All Starts With One
Anna Ternheim - The Night Visitor
Jonathan Johansson - Klagomuren
Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
Veronica Maggio - Satan I Gatan

Best Producer:
Christian Walz
Johan Eckeborn
Masse Salazar
Tobias Fröberg

Best Rock:
Deportees - Islands & Shores
Eldkvarn - De Berömdas Aveny
Kebnekajse - Idioten
Me And My Army - Thank God For Sending Demons
Samling - När Mullret Dövar Våra Öron Blir Vi Rädda

Best International Success:
Little Dragon
Lykke Li
Swedish House Mafia

Best Lyrics:
Anna Ternheim - The Night Visitor
Jonathan Johansson - Klagomuren
Mauro Scocco - Musik För Nyskilda
Melissa Horn - Innan Jag Kände Dig
Veronica Maggio/Christian Walz - Satan I Gatan

Best Innovator:
Looptroop Rockers
Veronica Maggio

More here:

Fibes, Oh Fibes! - Cerahtonia

A brand new track from Fibes, Oh Fibes!, the first taste of the band's upcoming album "Album" which was produced by Pontus Winnberg (Miike Snow) and John Eriksson (Peter Bjorn and John) and will be out this coming April. Look for the first official single "Apex of the sun" to be released on January 21.

Peter Bjorn and John - Down like me (video)

Peter Bjorn and John have a brand new animated video for the tune "Down like me".

Gimme some dogs

Peter Bjorn and John are doing an Advent calendar thing and normally I wouldn't care because I'm a Scrooge, but I can't pass up some behind-the-scenes footage from their dog photo shoot:

Peter Bjorn and John - Dig a little deeper (video)

A new video from Peter Bjorn and John off their latest album "Gimme some", still one of the year's best releases.

PB&J live on Jimmy Kimmel (video)

Peter Bjorn and John performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. More at Hulu:

Gimme some 7" boxset

Excessive packaging balanced out by cool artwork: the "Gimme some" 7" boxset from Peter Bjorn and John, available only at the "Gimme Some Art" exhibitions which is currently showing in Chicago.