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Wednesday, June 5 2013

CocoRosie: Tales of a GrassWidow

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

Junip: Junip

Like José González's voice, Junip's self-titled second full-length rarely rises above atmospheric soft rock adequacy.


Sunday, April 7 2013

The Knife: Shaking the Habitual

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

CHVRCHES: Recover EP

The Knife's peculiar brand of steely synthpop finds a new champion in Glasgow's CHVRCHES.


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Fever Ray: Fever Ray

With the Knife on hiatus, Karin Dreijer Andersson crafts something even more all-encompassing and darkly compelling than Silent Shout.


Thursday, January 25 2007

The Knife: The Knife

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.


Thursday, July 27 2006

The Knife: Silent Shout

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.


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