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Tunes of the Month – April

It’s no secret that Idle Time has a serious crush on Swedish music. And it was only a matter of time before our five-track Tunes of the Month feature propped up some new songs from that magical, shimmery land of pop perfection. I would seriously be fine blogging five new Scandinavian tunes every month, but there are other people round these parts who have a say, and, sure… other bands who can hold their own against the best Sweden has to offer. But, for now, Happy April, and more Swedes, please.

Listen to the whole eighteen-minute jam via Idle Time’s newly minted Mixcloud account, or stream the tunes individually below.

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2015 TUNE TOURNEY: More Scandinavia Round 1 Match-Ups!

Time to take a look at the bottom portion of each of the four brackets in this year’s Idle Time Tune Tournament. If you still need to cast votes in the Round 1A matchups, see the links below:
Scandinavia 1A | Oceania 1A | Canadia 1A | California 1A

And then check out the tracks battling for survival in Scandinavia’s late-start contests.

It’s a Nordic double-team as Swedish singer Robyn and Norwegian duo R√∂yksopp team up with “Every Little Thing,” from their latest collaboration Do It Again. The tune is up against Idle Time-favorite Little Dragon and “Paris,” off their latest LP, Nabuma Rubberband.




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