Wednesday, June 5 2013
The album explicitly alludes to past CocoRosie repertoire while eliminating the excess and lack of focus that created hiccups on earlier outings. If there's anything such as a "reset" in the peculiar world these sisters have imagined, then Tales of a GrassWidow is it.
Wednesday, April 24 2013
Like José González's voice, Junip's self-titled second full-length rarely rises above atmospheric soft rock adequacy.
Sunday, April 7 2013
An uncompromising, intimidating, but rewarding listen, Shaking the Habitual is more than the name of the Knife's latest, but a mission statement that defines the artistic, political, and philosophical aims the Dreijer siblings are advancing through their iconoclastic aesthetic.
Monday, March 25 2013
The Knife's peculiar brand of steely synthpop finds a new champion in Glasgow's CHVRCHES.
Wednesday, March 25 2009
With the Knife on hiatus, Karin Dreijer Andersson crafts something even more all-encompassing and darkly compelling than Silent Shout.
Thursday, January 25 2007
Early work from last year's Gothic synth sensation the Knife shows the potential and the weaknesses you'd expect from any debut-sophomore pairing.
Wednesday, July 26 2006
As a place of medieval, dark mystery, Sweden now has now found a trusty, oddly appropriate soundtrack in Silent Shout, a psychopathic amalgam of all things Scandinavian, tossed into one big kettle boiled down liquid form, and then knocked back like a shot of ice cold Hallands Flader.