Ida Maria

So we heard the most amazing unsigned band in Williamsburg, Brooklyn the other night. Except we were at a noodle and dumpling bar called Snacky and the band was blaring from an iPod. Norwegian-by-way-of-Sweden Ida Maria and her bandmates are sure to be the next hot-shit-of-the-moment and their song "Oh My God" will not stop playing in our collective brain. Currently self-released on their own …

Swims Galoshes

When the forecast calls for scattered showers and you’re sick of clunky Wellies, allow Swims, a line of nouveau galoshes, to step in. An homage to a pair of black galoshes passed on to the Norwegian founder, after living in style-conscious Manhattan. Reinventing the clunky footwear, he developed a sleeker overshoe inspired by the shape of a classic tuxedo show and suitable for urban living. …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Lindstrøm

From studio to stage, we see the Norwegian eletronic musician and label owner Lindstrøm create a music dubbed "space disco"

We recently followed the Norwegian electronic musician Lindstrøm to Studio B in Brooklyn for his first ever live performance in the U.S. The producer and founder of Feedelity records has been gaining much attention lately for his “space disco” style. Raised on country and western, Lindstrøm quit his band and job to devote all his time to producing this danceable music. In his studio, where …