“My Boyz,” the new release from Swedish band jj, is introduced with a title card explaining everything that the song and accompanying video are not: a commercial, a single, a cry for help. Well then, what are they exactly? A sprawling, six minute piece that seems intensely personal, a chance for Elin Kastlander and Joakim […]

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“Fågelsången,” which translates to “Birdsong” in English, is lovely and temperate, recalling bittersweet sun-soaked sounds and leaving us preemptively mourning the end of summer.

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An expertly incarnated union of haunting melancholia and glitch-infused witch-house, “Phoenix” merges the familiar with the futuristic to create an alt-pop lovechild.

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Just in time for the sweat-soaked days of July that rest on the horizon, Swedish electro-pop outfit jj has released a free EP, High Summer. The five-track release is just what you’d expect from the duo: lusty, dreamy, shimmery pop songs. As revealed by the title track, as well as standouts “10” and “Big Hearts, […]

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We’ve covered Swedish electro-pop outfit jj pretty extensively here, but it would just feel wrong not to share this beautiful cover of The Outfield’s renowned 80’s pop/rock hit, “Your Love.” Sure, Bon Iver might’ve beaten jj’s Elin Kastlander to the punch on this one, but Kastlander has Vernon beat with her intimate, emotional acoustic retake […]

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You may remember back in January when we wrote about the Swedish electro-pop stylings of jj and their Kills mixtape which featured Elin Kastlander singing over the most popular hip hop jams of the moment. The duo is back, announcing the release of two new mp3s, “no one can touch us tonight” and “ice,” which […]

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Swedish electro-pop duo JJ just dropped a pretty fly mixtape this year for Christmas called Kills, which you can download free from Sincerely Yours.  Keeping with the bands style, the mixtape features the soft, ethereal vocals of the lovely Elin Kastlander over remixed uber-pop hits like “Paper Planes”, “Empire State of Mind”, “Dynamite” and “POWER”.  Check out the first track […]

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