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Love Is All

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Swedish band Love Is All are comprised of Josephine Olausson (vocals, keyboard), Johan Lindwall (bass), Markus Görsch (drums), Fredrik Eriksson (saxophone), and Nicholaus Sparding (guitar/vocals). Olausson, Sparding, and Görsch had previously been members of Girlfriendo. The trio promptly regrouped after that band's demise and added Lindwall, who had recorded in a side project with Olausson and Sparding called Cat Skills. They finally added the missing piece with saxophone player Fredrik Eriksson. While earning many rave reviews from the blogging community for its blend of art punk and indie rock, the band released several singles, one of which made single of the week in NME. The singles were collected on the debut LP Nine Times That Same Song, released by New York-based What's Your Rupture? in late 2005. After much touring through 2006 and 2007, Eriksson left the band and Love Is All continued on as a quartet. A Hundred Things That Keep Me Up at Night and the remix album Love Is All Mixed Up arrived in 2008, along with Eriksson's replacement, Åke Strömer (saxophone, keyboards). The lineup stayed intact for the next record, Two Thousand and Ten Injuries, which was released on new label Polyvinyl in March of 2010.

Activity

  • 11.17.10 Josephine made a new video, for Bigger Bolder. Check it out: http://pitchfork.com/tv/#/musicvideo/9949-love-is-all-bigger-bolder-polyvinyl
  • 06.08.10 Are about to head out on one of the shortest tours ever.
  • 05.20.10 Indietracks interview with Josephine: http://indietracksblog.blogspot.com/2010/05/indietracks-interview-10-love-is-all.html
  • 05.19.10 long time no tweet. Saw the slits a couple of days ago and they were good! Really good. Tomorrow my birthday and Best coast! Sweet! /Åke
  • 04.27.10 was at the UCB in New York last night and it was awesome! @marcmaron & Ian Edwards were amazing!
  • 04.27.10 back in brooklyn. Might be doing a james ausfahrt solo-show at bruar falls tonight. /Åke
  • 04.21.10 why am I awake? Need more sleep but can't do it. At a super8 outside of phoenix. Hm... free continental breakfast?
  • 04.20.10 Leaving Los angeles today. Insanely fun tour sadly over. Now me (Ake), Wyatt & Josephine are driving the van back to NYC starting today!
  • 04.19.10 Last show of tour tonight at the Echo. Our hearts go out to YSP, WSD. Don't know what to say right now. Love you!
  • 04.18.10 Just heard about Devon from you say party... All our love goes out to him and the rest of the gang!!
  • 04.18.10 is sad dum dum girls won't be playing with us tonight. Was really excited to see them. At the casbah in San diego! Come hang out!!!
  • 04.16.10 Oh, Princeton school is not playing with us tonight... We only play with intelligent people. Like @princetonmusic