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Thursday, March 28 2013

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April 2013

April's releases feature highly anticipated returns years in the making, new work by critical faves of a current vintage, and reissues of alt-rock touchstones. Check out the early word on new albums by the Knife and Kurt Vile, as well as the 20th anniversary edition of the Breeders' Last Splash.


Reviews

Monday, September 1 2014

The Knife: Shaken-Up Versions

Somewhere between remixes and a live album, this brief collection would be less of a let down if the band weren't about to end.


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.


Tuesday, March 16 2010

The Knife: Tomorrow, In a Year

The Swedish duo's follow-up to one of synth-pop's greatest achievements is -- wait for it -- an electro-opera about Darwin.


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.


Wednesday, July 26 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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