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Big Swede Studios Recording and Music Production

BIG SWEDE is all over the place musically, running his recording studio, music production company and record label in Los Angeles. He brings his experience and energy to bear on every project. Moreover, he insists on a casual and comfortable environment where creativity can flow, a bubble of calm amidst the bustle of downtown LA. Rock project "Refurbished" coming soon, with an album release in September 2014.

Credits include: Mercedes "Super Service" SLS AMG Roadster Commercial - NCIS - The Mentalist - ALPHAS - NCIS:Los Angeles - CSI:Miami - Lie To Me - 90210 - Christmas Cupid - MTV Video Music Awards Pre Show - VMAs Revealed - Real World: San Diego - Keeping Up With The Kardashians - Kourtney & Kim Take Miami - Hollywood Exes - Best Ink - Tough Love: Co-Ed - City Girl Diaries - World Of Jenks - Model Employee - Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family - Cuff'd - Bad Girls Club - Khloe & Lamar - When I Was 17 - Punk'd - Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too - Making Menudo - Everwood - One Life To Live - Real World: St. Thomas - 10 On Top - Girlfriend Confidential: LA - The Challenge: Battle Of The Exes - The Challenge: Battle Of The Seasons - Making Mr. Right - I'm Married To A - The Hook Up - Van Halen: Concert Intro & Programming (07-08 Reunion Tour) - Tommy Bolin "Whips & Roses 1&2" Mixing - Mix Language Reviewer: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" - Samples for Brent Fitz (Slash's 2010-2011 World Tour, 2012 & 2013) - RazorBall - X-World/5 - 3 Of A Different Kind - Protecto - Programming/Samples: Eric Singer (Kiss 2012 Tour) - Nelson: Concert Intro - Alcatrazz: Concert Intro - John Christ (Danzig): Drums on "FleshCaffeine" - The New Czars: "Brush With The Devil" remix - 2 Grammy Nominations - 5 Solo Records: "Electronic Core District Pt.1" (2013), "Electronic Core District Pt.2" (2013), "Electronic Core District Pt.3" (2013), "BS In Da Club" (2010), "Time Machine" (2007) - "Rock Star" (2014) - Prune Bros "Hi Five-0" (Remake of "Hawaii Five-0" Theme Feat. Papa Dee) (2011) - "Feel It" (Feat. Nina Henderson) (2011) - "Take U Higher" (Feat. Papa Dee) (2012) - Big Swede Meets Haakon Graf: "There Is Still Time" (2013) - Tweek Show: "Dirt Ta Dust" (2014). BS catalog includes 700 broadcast ready tracks. READ MORE
 

Magnus Rosen & Big Swede in Gothenburg!

Magnus Rosen & Big Swede in Gothenburg!

Nice to see my old friend Magnus Rosen (ex-Hammerfall) while in Gothenburg - Check out our project "X-World/5 - New Universal Order" from a few years back - Also part of this record were Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, Tin Machine), Andy LaRocque (King Diamond) and Nils K. Ruhe (Pagan's Mind) - The record was made 50% at Sonic Train Studios and 50% at Big Swede Studios - Metal with a futuristic vibe:   SPOTIFY: https://play.spotify.com/album/4d3GAIGnJvGih04t8UsQrr?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=openITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/new-universal-order/id450748096 AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/New-Universal-Order-X-World-5/dp/B005CW1KMI/ref=ntt_mus_dp_dpt_1 EMUSIC: http://www.emusic.com/album/x-world5/new-universal-order/14895724/ GOOGLE PLAY: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/X_World_5_New_Universal_Order?id=B5tzlhpush3jjdzc7whgtqs5zqy        

26 Jul 2014

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Big Swede guest on Swedish Radio P4 Morning Show, today!

Big Swede guest on Swedish Radio P4 Morning Show, today!

Had a great time this morning as a guest on Swedish Radio P4 Morning Show (Sveriges Radio). They played 2 Big Swede tracks ("Refurbished - Show Up For The Showdown" and "Big Swede Feat. Papa Dee - Take U Higher") - Thanx to hosts Jan Soja and Daniela Bergek - Also special thanx to Leif Wivatt! - Photo by Mats Ågren - Listen to the show via the link below (July 16th - Big Swede clip:   2:44:22 - 3:00:37):   http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/399885?programid=4198    

16 Jul 2014

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Home in Gothenburg, Sweden!

Home in Gothenburg, Sweden!

Taking a break in my hometown Gothenburg, Sweden! Photo by Mats Ågren. Listen to Big Swede: SPOTIFY:http://open.spotify.com/artist/4k56oaLCDkCK8kYROsxwfq ITUNES:https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/big-swede/id261151081... EMUSIC:http://www.emusic.com/artist/big-swede/11833363/ GOOGLE PLAY: https://play.google.com/store/music/artist/Big_Swede?id=Aatshvrzywjb46mhgq42kt73pfiAMAZON:http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st_date-desc-rank?keywords=Big+Swede&qid=1403810569&rh=n:163856011,k:Big+Swede,p_n_feature_browse-bin:625150011&sort=date-desc-rank&ajr=0          

15 Jul 2014

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Big Swede music on more TV-shows!

Big Swede music on more TV-shows!

There was some Big Swede music on "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" (E) and "Bad Girls Club" (Oxygen) this week and also recently on "The Hook Up" (MTV), "The Real World" (MTV), "Making Mr. Right" (VH1) and "I'm Married To A" (VH1). Photo by Mats Ågren. Listen to BS: SPOTIFY: http://open.spotify.com/artist/4k56oaLCDkCK8kYROsxwfq ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/big-swede/id261151081GOOGLE PLAY: https://play.google.com/store/music/artist/Big_Swede?id=Aatshvrzywjb46mhgq42kt73pfi EMUSIC: http://www.emusic.com/artist/big-swede/11833363/ AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st_date-desc-rank?keywords=Big+Swede&qid=1403810569&rh=n:163856011,k:Big+Swede,p_n_feature_browse-bin:625150011&sort=date-desc-rank&ajr=0    

27 Jun 2014

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Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) on "Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust"!

Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) on

I have said it before: Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) never ceases to amaze me - What an incredible voice & talent! He is getting funky on the new "Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust" - He has appeared on around 65 Big Swede tracks and is kickin a$$ on my upcoming REFURBISHED record - I consider him one of the finest vocalists in rock! Also on this track are Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, Tin Machine) & Greg Hampton (Alice Cooper, Bootsy Collins), together with BS - LISTEN BELOW: SPOTIFY: http://open.spotify.com/album/6EhSXQ73yDQ488aRiW11PM ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dirt-ta-dust-feat.-big-swede/id881674521 GOOGLE PLAY https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Tweek_Show_Dirt_Ta_Dust?id=Bmqy7pnozln5xmdtllvnssqaiby...

22 Jun 2014

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Out today: "Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust"

Out today:

Out today: "Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust" - Download it, stream it or steal it! -  Great to be collaborating with my friends Greg Hampton (Alice Cooper, Bootsy Collins), Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, Paul Rodgers) & Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) - Killer mastering by Dragan Tanascovic (Bohus Sound Recording) - Awesome album cover by Tanner Goldbeck (West Coast Choppers, Icon Motorsports, Powell-Peralta).SPOTIFY:http://open.spotify.com/album/6EhSXQ73yDQ488aRiW11PMITUNES:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dirt-ta-dust-feat.-big-swede/id881674521GOOGLE PLAYhttps://play.google.com/store/music/album/Tweek_Show_Dirt_Ta_Dust?id=Bmqy7pnozln5xmdtllvnssqaibyAMAZON:http://www.amazon.com/Dirt-Ta-Dust-Tweek-Show/dp/B00KJSVNQI/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1402855174&sr=1-1&keywords=Tweek+ShowEMUSIC:http://www.emusic.com/album/tweek-show/dirt-ta-dust/14989740/PRESS RELEASE:http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=188543#.U53e4IUyB_k    Tanner Goldbeck: http://www.tannergoldbeck.com/      

17 Jun 2014

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"Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust" - Single will be up June 17th!

"Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust" - This is a funky collaboration between Big Swede, Greg Hampton (Alice Cooper, Bootsy Collins), Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, Public Enemy) & Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) - Always great to record these amazing musicians!! - The track will be available on Tuesday June 17th - Preview now:ITUNES:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dirt-ta-dust-feat.-big-swede/id881674521GOOGLE PLAYhttps://play.google.com/store/music/album/Tweek_Show_Dirt_Ta_Dust?id=Bmqy7pnozln5xmdtllvnssqaibyAMAZON:http://www.amazon.com/Dirt-Ta-Dust-Tweek-Show/dp/B00KJSVNQI/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1402855174&sr=1-1&keywords=Tweek+ShowPRESS RELEASE:http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=188543#.U53e4IUyB_k  

15 Jun 2014

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New single "Tweek Show - Dirt Ta Dust" to be released June 17th!

New single

Releasing a single on June 17th under the name of "Tweek Show" - I'm in great company here - It's a collaboration between Big Swede, Greg Hampton (Alice Cooper, Bootsy Collins), Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, Paul Rodgers) and Rod Jackson (Slash's Snakepit) - The track is called 'Dirt Ta Dust' and has a mix of rock, funk, greasy guitars and soulful vocals. Album cover by downtown LA artist Tanner Goldbeck (West Coast Choppers, Icon Motorsports, Powell).   Press Release: http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=188543#.U5jIE4UyB_n   Preview Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dirt-ta-dust-feat.-big-swede/id881674521    

11 Jun 2014

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Big Swede music on a bunch of episodes of several TV-shows!

Big Swede music on a bunch of episodes of several TV-shows!

There has been Big Swede music on a bunch of episodes of these shows: The Real World (MTV), The Challenge (MTV), Bad Girls Club (Oxygen) & Best Ink (Oxygen). Photo by Mats Ågren.   http://www.mtv.com/shows/challenge_free_agents/   http://www.mtv.com/shows/real_world_explosion/   http://www.oxygen.com/shows/bad-girls-club   http://www.oxygen.com/shows/best-ink   Listen to Big Swede including the new 'Rock Star' single:http://open.spotify.com/artist/4k56oaLCDkCK8kYROsxwfqhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/big-swede/id261151081https://play.google.com/store/music/artist/Big_Swede?id=Aatshvrzywjb46mhgq42kt73pfi    

09 Jun 2014

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My Big Swede catalog now includes about 700 tracks!

My Big Swede catalog now includes about 700 tracks!

Downtown LA has been an incredible source of creative energy - My catalog now includes around 700 tracks - Check out the new: "Big Swede - Rock Star" via the links below - It features my good friends Patrick Stone (Adler's Appetite), Howie Simon (Alcatrazz) and Johnny Griparic (Slash's Snakepit)! Check out the remix as well! Photo by Mats Ågren.   Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/46KwiRXvCzZtZaMWiDzjcT Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/rock-star-feat.-patrick-stone/id872746841 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Big_Swede_Rock_Star?id=Bpqv3xdwajzrd7ln565gxfahkzq Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00K13A984/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp/190-4005909-7155150 Emusic: http://www.emusic.com/album/big-swede/rock-star/14923502/ Blabbermouth: http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/alcatrazz-ex-slashs-snakepit-adlers-appetite-members-featured-on-new-big-swede-single/ Brave Words: http://www.bravewords.com/news/222129  

04 Jun 2014

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