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Swedish R&B: Home Brew

Report and Interview by Amy Linden, Vibe, May 2000

In the urban global village, SWEDEN is holding its own — pumping out some of today's most popular chart-topping teen R&B tunes and boasting its ...

New band of the week — Robyn

Profile by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 18 January 2007

The Manga Missy Elliott from Sweden. ...

Robyn: Scala, London N1

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 3 November 2007

ROBYN’S WEBSITE makes the contentious claim that the Swedish singer is the "most killingest pop star on the planet", which will be news to, say, ...

Robyn: Blonde Ambition

Interview by Scott McLennan, Attitude (Australia), Summer 2007

IN 1987, ROBYN Carlsson made her stage debut with the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. ...

Robyn: Robyn/Kylie Minogue: X

Live Review by James Hunter, The Village Voice, 29 April 2008

MOST OF Robyn recasts the teenage hitmaker of a decade ago as a formidable 26-year-old Stockholm chick. ...

Robyn: Body Shot

Interview by Scott McLennan, Rip It Up (Australia), 2009

Robyn's fronting on mighty pop moments such as 'Konichiwa Bitches', 'U Should Know Better' and 'Criminal Intent' have projected the Swedish star as a bad-ass ...

Robyn, Röyksopp: "There's This Idea That You're An Oddball, Far Up At The Top Of The World"

Profile and Interview by Jude Rogers, The Guardian, 5 June 2009

Love songs to robots, cement-mixer music, trios with houses on their shoulders… No wonder Scandinavian artists get noticed. Jude Rogers kicks off our Scandipop special ...

Robyn: Body Talk Part 1

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 19 July 2010

"DON'T FUCKIN' tell me what to do," chants reformed teen-pop prodigy Robyn. No worry, girl, things are under control.  ...

A Trip To Oya In Oslo Via Pavement, Munch & MIA 

Report by Chris Roberts, The Quietus, 20 August 2010

IF YOU GO for a cigarette on the fourth floor balcony of the hotel, you see cruise-ships and boats flanking a floating stage, upon which ...

Robyn: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 20 October 2010

ROBYN CARLSSON is one of a rare breed who bridge the divide between pop fluff and cool electro. Her throbbing electronic music nods to mainstream ...

Robyn: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 2 November 2012

LENA DUNHAM KNEW WHAT SHE WAS DOING when she deployed Robyn Carlsson's peerless 'Dancing on My Own' during an emotionally conflicted sequence in Girls. Like ...

Robyn: Honey

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 25 October 2018

Her first album in eight years offers a personal take on disco's healing ecstasy. ...


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