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Iceage are currently trekking across the United States (and a bit of Canada) in support of their excellent new album, Plowing Into the Field of Love. The album, the band’s third, shows them moving away from the brutish punk pummel of their first two albums and expanding their sonic palette to include things like mandolins,… More »

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

Determining the year’s best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process of appreciating the trees in a forest so sprawling it can never be mapped out entirely, celebrating the… More »

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Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2013

By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented a…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2013 - 10:23 am
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Iceage – “Ecstasy” Video

Iceage have played New York City like a dozen times since the release of their still-great 2011 debut album, New Brigade -- no small feat…
Michael Nelson | January 24, 2013 - 12:46 pm
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Iceage – “Coalition”

The bloodthirsty young Danish punk band Iceage have signed to Matador, and next month, they'll release You're Nothing, the follow-up to their 2011 debut New
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2013 - 8:49 am
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Marching Church – “Throughout The Borders”

Elias Bender Rønnenfelt is probably best known for being the vocalist and guitarist of the excellent Danish post-punk band, Iceage, and probably second-best known for…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Incubate Festival 2012 In Photos

Last week, from 9/10 - 9/16, the Incubate festival moved into the city of Tilburg, in the Netherlands. Along with a range of other cultural…
Michael Nelson | September 19, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2012: Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar & More

Sunday’s lineup at Pitchfork opened with the promise of two “secret” guest spots – one that happened, one that didn’t – and an extremely anticipated…
Corban Goble | July 16, 2012 - 12:12 pm
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War – “Somme, Maggio”

Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, frontman for jittery Danish punks Iceage, has a new side project called War, who could not possibly sound less like the Lati…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2012 - 4:17 pm
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Iceage – “You’re Nothing”

In a recent live session for the BBC, the jittery young Danish punks Iceage played a new song called “You’re Nothing,” and it sounds about…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2011 - 2:08 pm
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Iceage – “IIIIIIII”

Danish punks Iceage made huge waves with their debut LP, New Brigade, a feat which merited inclusion in both the 40 Best New Bands Of…
Corban Goble | October 7, 2011 - 9:30 am
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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm
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Iceage – “You’re Blessed” Video

Jittery Danish BTW Iceage have a new video for "You're Blessed," and it serves as a rapid-fire tour montage. We get to see glimpses of…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2011 - 10:36 am
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Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm
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Fucked Up, Iceage, JEFF The Brotherhood @ 285 Kent, Williamsburg 6/25/11

This show was incredibly sweaty. It was also really great, but the lead line must capture the scene, and the scene was full-coated body wetne…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm
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Iceage Comment Party: Believe The Hype?

As suggested in this morning’s Iceage photo gallery, the Danish teen BTW’s debut New Brigade has been kicking around for a minute (x 2): It…
brandon | June 20, 2011 - 4:59 pm
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Iceage, Prurient @ Stereogum/Sacred Bones Northside Showcase, Public Assembly, New York 6/17/2011

It's been bubbling awhile, but the anticipation for Iceage's sold-out American live debut boiled-over in the weeks leading up to the Stereogum/Sacred Bones Northside Showcase
brandon | June 20, 2011 - 12:39 pm
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June's started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a…
brandon | June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am
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Iceage – “Broken Bone”

As mentioned, young Danish punk quartet Iceage is playing its first Stateside show as part of another collaboration between Stereogum and Sacred Bones. It take…
brandon | May 23, 2011 - 10:39 am

Cult Of Youth Debut “The Pole-Star” Video, Join Iceage For Stereogum/Sacred Bones-Presented US Live Debut

Cult Of Youth bassist Micki Pellerano directed this sexy, bloody black and white video for his Brooklyn BTW's dark howler, "The Pole-Star." If the feel'…
brandon | April 13, 2011 - 11:34 am
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Iceage – “White Rune”

When posting Copenhagen quartet Iceage's "Collapse" and "New Brigade" -- and again when including them in 18 Dark Bands To Watch -- I mentioned that…
brandon | April 11, 2011 - 3:04 pm
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