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Staying Trippy with IVORY – the Freddy Krueger of rap

Interview June 4 2014

The rap scene in Sweden right now is explosive, MCs seem to be growing on trees and as labels and producers keep signing artists, the hip hop climate just keeps erupting. We’re witnessing a generation of lyrical geniuses eager to take the reign and wow us with their verbal magic. Our native rappers seem to be dying to grab a mic and vocalize stories from all kind of cities...Continue
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MAKE WAY FOR THE DUCHESS: TĀLĀ on our radar

Music May 6 2014

Up-and-coming London-native TĀLĀ (farsi for gold) is on our radar, this Iranian-born prodigy is bound to top the charts just about now and she’s mos def destined to go far and will be a name 2014 won’t forget. Her latest EP ‘The Duchess’ is already evoking a hyped response and we’re just as stoked to introduce you to this rising artist. The EP marks the debut...Continue
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Torre David: The fallen paradise

Docs April 17 2014

I’d like to think that each city in this world hosts a historic building with a peculiar past, serving as a symbol of the country’s untold heritage. The similarities of Ponte Tower and the vertical slum Torre David in Caracas, are many. As intriguing and fascinating as these modern day ruins may be (or in my liking: treasures) its important to share the underlying stories,...Continue
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Voicing untold stories – 5 min with Saba Aregai

Interview March 29 2014

Got a case of the mondays, huh? We’ve got your back on that and thought we’d help you get through the day with this 5 min chat we recently had with our video curator Saba Aregai who’s been a contributor with us at Stocktown since the very start, for almost 4 years now, submitting her selected video gems that make us proud. Saba Aregai is a video journalist, filmmaker,...Continue
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An appetite for Titica

Interview March 21 2014

Taking shape as an all-round carnival gradually breaking ground worldwide kuduro has evolved into a versatile movement acknowledged as a lifestyle, or attitude, incorporating aspects of dance, music, fashion and form of self-expression. To state that the Stocktown staff is in total awe of kuduro music is an understatement, browsing through our entries you’ll find some of our...Continue
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IN THE LOOP – 5 MIN WITH LIZ GOMIS

Interview February 24 2014

When Liz Gomis was a little girl somewhere in Paris, her mother used to shake her head in concern sighing over the fact that her daughter was ‘a nomad constantly carrying bags with her wherever she’d go’. Til this day, the nomadic lifestyle seems to be a trait Liz has grown accustomed to and the seemingly peculiar habit has lingered on. Today, that renowned bag –...Continue
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And all that Jazzé

Dance February 5 2014

Last year Stocktown’s favourites Joanna Holewa Chrona and Khoudia Roodia took our breath away and won the title for ‘Best Cool-Cats’ of 2013 for their impeccable work on ‘InDaHouse DKR episode 2 (Hp diop Ibax & Khoudia Roodia)’ and the love we’ve got for them goes beyond words. So it comes as no surprise to state that Joanna is once again back on our radar...Continue
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