Me

Maria Pelagia

Location icon Sweden

English Literature graduate - B.A from King's College London & M.A from Uppsala University. M.S in Advertising & PR from Stockholm's University.
Communications Manager at Kvarteret

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Content Strategy

Globuzzer
Time Out: This Week's Best in Town

Photo from Pinterest Once again Globuzzer is back to inform you about some of the best events happening this week. On this list you will find a film festival, an Oktoberfest market, a jazz festiva...

Globuzzer
Time out: 10 Hottest Happenings in Town!

Photo from PinterestOnce again Globuzzer is back with a few suggestions of the hottest happenings in town. Whether you like pool parties, reggae, indie, rap, techno, house, pop, psy-trance music o...

Globuzzer
Time out: 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Stay In

Photo from PinterestThis week Globuzzer is back with a few events that are worth going to! On this list you will find the best techno and electronic events, hip hop, blues, a film festival as well ...

Music

Kvarteret
08/08/2019
Kvarteret Interview w/Dave Clarke

In June 2019, we had invited Dave Clarke at our venue in Stockholm as part of Kvarteret′s Summernight sessions to play one of his legendary sets that have made him a worldwide recognisable figure in the electronic music scene. Luckily, we spent some afternoon hours going around the city of Stockholm for sightseeing, managing to ...

Kvarteret
07/29/2019
Kvarteret Interview with Eat It crew

With Pride week closely approaching, Kvarteret will host its own celebration of this special occasion on the 3rd of August by inviting the crew behind Eat It to take over the venue and transform it with their own very known concept and sound. This year Eat It will home four different queer collectives from Stockholms ...

Kvarteret
07/25/2019
Kvarteret Interview with TOKI (HIGHTS)

A familiar and reliable face across Europe and Scandinavia, Stockholm-based DJ & producer TOKI represents a fierce leader in the city's growing techno scene and evolving club culture. As a founding member of the HIGHTS collective, brand and record label, their expertly curated nights have taken high calibre electronic music into a series of exciting and ...

Kvarteret
07/02/2019
Kvarteret Interview with Freddy K

On the 17th and 18th of May, Kvarteret in Stockholm had its official premiere for season#2. The line-up consisted of names such as Kerri Chandler, Freddy K, Daniel Avery, Dopplereffekt as well as many local Stockholm names.

Kvarteret
06/12/2019
Kvarteret Interview with Oscar Mulero - Kvarteret

On the 18th of April 2019, Kvarteret in Stockholm opened its doors for the first time after season # 1, for a special night with a very special guest: Oscar Mulero . With more than 30 years in the music industry, Oscar Mulero is one of the most appreciated and recognized names in the techno ...

Kvarteret
06/07/2019
Kvarteret Interview with Damien Eie - Kvarteret

1) Hello Damien, thanks for agreeing to have a chat with us. What are you doing this period, what are your ongoing and future projects? Hello Kvarteret and thank you for having me. This period I am working with Kvarteret - this is my main action this summer.

ILLEGAL GROUND
03/07/2019
Interview: Cari Lekebusch

With over 30 years of success in the music industry, Cari Lekebusch constitutes what many call and define as Swedish Techno, alongside Adam Beyer, Benjamin Mull, Alexi Delano, Jesper Dahlback and Pär Grindvik. After his emergence as an artist in the second generation of Techno producers in the late 80s and early 90s, Lekebusch has...

ILLEGAL GROUND
01/31/2019
Interview: DJ Speedway

Linus Nyström aka Dj Speedway, is one of his kind: Part of Street Life Rhythm, producer at District4 and Ultrasnurr, co-founder of the Underground Kult group, organiser of Uranus and of various UG afterparties, as well as former booker at Fristaden. Hey Linus, thank you for agreeing to having a chat!

ILLEGAL GROUND
11/25/2018
Interview: Diamandy

Diamandy is a Russian, Israeli raised and Stockholm-based DJ, Producer, Remixer, Booker and Record Label Manager whose label has taken part at ADE this year, following a residency at Tillsammans this winter. He has also shared the stage with DJs such as Boris Brejcha, D-Nox & Beckers, Ellen Allien, Umek, Alex Tolstoy, Da Fresh, Ann...

ILLEGAL GROUND
10/16/2018
Interview: Jessie Granqvist

Jessie Granqvist is an already established DJ within the Swedish Techno scene; there is almost no weekend that you cannot catch her playing at a rave or at an established venue. Signed to Esperanto, Jessie has played among DJs such as Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz and Marcel Dettmann as well as making appearances in Berlin,...

ILLEGAL GROUND
08/30/2018
Interview: Simina Grigoriu

Simina Grigoriu is a Romanian-born, Toronto-bred and Berlin citizen, that has been in the industry for more than a decade. Even though she initially started as a DJ in Toronto, she owns her own record label called Kuukou. We are excited to have a chat with her as by watching her on social media and...

ILLEGAL GROUND
06/05/2018
Interview: Lisa Hultengren (SONY)

This excerpt was written following the What is your background and what are you passionate about in your work? Backstage: Global Music Industry How much in your job do you go with your intuition and how much do you look at data, statistics and from the business perspective?

ILLEGAL GROUND
08/14/2018
Interview: Linn Elisabet

Linn Elisabet is a young Swedish techno producer and dj, part of Monument and Street Life Rhythm. We like Linn because of their music taste and skills, as well as their friendly and open character. Linn has played in many underground places around Sweden, and recently has been part of La Vallée Électrique 2018 in...

ILLEGAL GROUND
07/09/2018
How is streaming tech shaping music consumption?

The way that music is being consumed in the 20th and 21st centuries has undergone significant shifts and changes. These shifts include the use of electronic devices to access and consume music such as radio, vinyl players, cassettes, TVs, CDs, mp3s, to music being predominantly controlled by Information Technology companies leading to streaming tech shaping music consumption.

Globuzzer
Nina Kraviz: Commodification of Counterculture

Nina Kravitz. Photo from beatmashmagazineNina Kraviz is a Siberian techno DJ who has received worldwide recognition in recent years. Despite being a techno DJ and having her own record label called...

ILLEGAL GROUND
05/19/2018
Review: Billie Jo & Linn Elisabeth Release Party

Releasefest Life10-11: Billie Jo & Linn Elisabet at Morfar Ginko & Pappa Ray Ray On Friday the 11th of May 2018, our Stockholm reporter Maria Pelagia has been to the release EP party of Billie Jo and Linn Elisabet at Morfar Ginko & Pappa Ray Ray. Here are her thoughts about the event: The...

Globuzzer
10 Best Clubs in London

London is a city where exciting things happen, and as Samuel Johnson has said: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."

Culture & Lifestyle

Globuzzer
Difficulties when living in Stockholm: Part II

Photo from stevenaitchisonHow to meet new friendsFinding new friends who share the same interests as you can be a tough job especially if you are no longer a student and you work on a daily basis. ...

Globuzzer
The Essentials of Fighting Depression

Photo from Howardstern 'Lost In Translation' filmFeeling depressed and anxious is one of the most common feelings that humans encounter at some point of their lives. Afterall, to feel depressed an...

Teacher Finder
02/03/2018
Finding a Teaching Job in Sweden | Teacher Finder

Sweden is a great country to move to and pursue a profession in teaching. However, as in other European countries, there are certain regulations and requirements when it comes to finding a job and working as a teacher. In this article, you'll find out how to get your teaching career started once you've moved to Sweden.

Teacher Finder
01/20/2018
Studying Abroad in Sweden | Teacher Finder

If you are thinking of studying abroad, you should include Sweden as one of your options. In Sweden, you can find a number of different programs, taught at Bachelor's and Master's, as well as Doctoral level. What is more interesting is that if you have a European citizenship you can most probably study for free.

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