20 Dec
Henry Rollins, The Weeknd, James Blake, Charlie Sheen, SBTRKT, DJ Mehdi, plenty of mixtapes & more

Time for the fourth edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS & STYLE), where we look back on the LIAS Year In Music. Frankly none of these lists are easy — we can trim each down to about 20 but then cutting them down to 10 means we gotta chop some […]


18 Jul
Cee-Lo Green and The B-52's provide a stalker's soundtrack

As we explained in our Revenge Of the Teddybears feature a couple weeks back, we’re big fans of the half-man, half-bear hybrid producers. Finally the Swedish trio release their first official video from their Devil’s Music album — for the single “Cho-Cha”, which features the vocal stylings of Cee-Lo and The B-52’s. The video stars […]


1 Jul
A Q&A with Klas Åhlund as he prepares to drop Devil's Music

I’m not sure what they infuse their vodka with up in Sweden, but the tiny nation (population under 10 million) churns out more impossibly catchy hitmakers per capita than anywhere else on Earth. From the early days of Abba to the 90s pop dominance of Roxette, Cardigans and Ace of Bass onto the modern indie […]


23 Mar
The return of the Swedish hit-making superheroes

Swedish production superheroes Teddybears (no, not Miike Snow) return with the followup to their hit-filled album Soft Machine, titled Devil’s Music. The new album drops June 21st and as can be expected with Teddybears it’s loaded with collaborations, including The Flaming Lips, Cee-Lo Green, The B-52’s, B.O.B. and Eve. Although known mostly for their prolific […]