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Roots of the Swedish pop in Stockholm

Polar studios

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names of artists that Polar studios has helped

Led Zepplin adam ant, abba, Genesis- the music video for gimme gimme gimme was filmed in this studio

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the tool that transformed the production quality in the Polar studios

the harrison mixing console- created in 1975 in Nashville

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Culture

deep love of pop music- carly rae jepsen quoted them as being 'gods of pop music'

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the cheiron Studios

found in kungsholmen it is the birth place of the music that crosses between the club and the radio - something that the Swedes do very well

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Cheiron studios founder

Denniz pop

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Shculze cites the cheiron cliché

don't bore us, get to the chorus

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younger students are entitled to

230 free hours of music education

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Public subsidies

nearly a third of all Swedish children are given publicly funded music lessons after school

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if you can't afford instruments

children are encouraged to rent the instruments instead

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The impact of the obsession over music

is that the young children can afford to make mistakes and create freely with music- without any financial pressures

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lending out chords

producers like max martin often just offer chord progressions to artists who use them to give their ideas melody.

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Spotify

enabled artists to reach a wider audience

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Music globalisation

the time spent in the united states by Sweden has given the country a disproportionate amount of success- measured on the number of records reaching the top ten

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Success of ABBA

inauguration of museums and also the celebration with tours today and films help to remind the young Swedish musicians of the role the country plays in the music world.

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introduction of MTV

in Swedish households in 1987 - this gave Swedes another way of accessing music channels and seeing what the rest of the world had to offer

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Swedish music miracle

took place between 1990 and 2003

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position in the world in terms of music exports

sits 3rd to date, behind the uk and the US

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In May of 2012

50% of the billboard top, 10 were songs produced by Swedes

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Mainstreaming of the music

Swedish house mafia and Avicii responsable for bringing Swedish music into the mainstream

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Fiddles emerged

during the late 17th century and the first recorded fiddler was Hjort Olsson

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the folk tradition

made up of swedish bagpipes, accordians and fiddles

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Jan johansson

key figure in the revival of folk music- put it in his early jazz music that started a strign of music festivals in Stockholm

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Melodifestivalen

is a Swedish song contest that selects the representative of the Eurovision song contest

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Anti piracy laws

introduced across Scnadinavia- in 2009 forced people to turn to spotify and 'legal' streaming

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such was the success of Swedish band ABBA

that the Swedish government had to arrange for royalties from the soviet union to be paid in oil commodity rights

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Schalger

important factor in success- meaning hit in German it was a very popular sound during the 70s across Europe- ABBA took this and combined it with their love of bands like the beach boys, to create a sound that heralded their folk origins but also lead swedish music in a new direction.

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depth to ABBA

that hints at deep sadness- even in their song, Mamma MIa.

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when ABBA hit the big time

all four of the band had already had over a decade of experience in the industry- this allowed them to get out their really bad songs before starting ABBA- Benny was the first to enter a band, at the age of 18 in in 1964

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vision of pop in ABBA

they perceived the songs to be more than a song, a record- as an arrangement based on timing and breaking boundaries. the Song 'the name of the game' highlights their obsession over music being an arrangement