New Black Selection by Alex

Every Friday, New Black store manager Alex Urombi, picks his favourite things right now. Anything from clothes and accessories to hotels, restaurants and new music.

Festivals Not To Be Missed This Summer:

1. Way Out West: Sweden’s number one festival. Way Out West got something for everyone! The most relevant artists, up and coming acts as well as legendary artists in a mix of different genres. My highlights this year: Snow Aalegra, Lykke Li, Jorja Smith, 6LACK & Mura Masa.
2. Queens Of Pop: This all female line up festival takes place in Uppsala in the beautiful Botanical Garden. Not only a very important festival with an all female line up, the festival schedule is packed with some of Sweden’s best artists right now. Highlights: Janice, Zara Larsson & Icona Pop.
3. Roskilde: Legendary festival on so many levels. Taking place in Roskilde, Denmark, this 8 day festival brings over 200 artists to their stages. A true bucket list festival! Highlights: Anderson .Paak, Stormzy, Cardi B and many many more!
4. Storsjöyran: Taking place every year in Östersund since 1963 makes ”Yran” the oldest festival in Sweden. Apart from hosting a great festival, Östersund is a super cozy city with beautiful nordic nature. Highlights at the festival: Kraftwerk (3D – Show), Lamix, Ziggy Marley & Sabina Ddumba.