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It’s been an absolutely devastating couple of days around here, so we hope this mix can be a thing you can put on and feel a sense of normalcy, or comfort. Who wouldn’t be comforted by those lips, no? Ten tracks, lots of time signatures/vibes. Go in:… More »

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El Perro Del Mar – “I Was A Boy” Video

The melancholic Swedish songstress Sarah Assbring -- better known as El Perro Del Mar -- released a video for her song "I Was A Boy"…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 27, 2013 - 5:33 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “Hold Off The Dawn” Video

The video for El Perro Del Mar's skittering, assured, dance-inflected single "Hold Off The Dawn" is a beautifully shot live-in-studio thing from directors Bell And
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2012 - 12:48 pm

Stream El Perro Del Mar Pale Fire

Next week El Perro Del Mar will release Pale Fire, a release from which we've already heard "Walk On By" and "Hold Off The Dawn."…
Corban Goble | November 5, 2012 - 1:23 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “Hold Off The Dawn”

We've already heard one song from El Perro Del Mar's forthcoming Pale Fire LP -- the gorgeous, Sade-ish "Walk On By" -- and now we've…
Michael Nelson | October 29, 2012 - 1:32 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “Walk On By” (Saint Etienne Remix)

Wistful British polyglots Saint Etienne are originators in the cosmopolitan-dancepop game, and lately, Swedish pop artist El Perro Del Mar has been walking the aesthetic…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2012 - 8:47 am

El Perro Del Mar – “Walk On By” Video

A while back, we posted "Walk On By," the breezily bubbling but heartbroken dance-pop single from Swede-popper El Perro Del Mar. The song is rich…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 5:09 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “Walk On By”

Swede-popper Sarah Assbring, who records as El Perro Del Mar, is evidently done with the girl-group pastiche that brought her to the game, something she's…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2012 - 4:13 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “Innocense Is Sense” Video

El Perro Del Mar threw something of a curve with last year's one-off "What Do You Expect?," which wound up being a snug title: Where…
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2012 - 6:45 pm

El Perro Del Mar – “What Do You Expect”

The hilariously named Swedish singer-songwriter Sarah Assbring, who understandably records as El Perro Del Mar, has already released a couple of albums of lush, downcast…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2011 - 2:08 pm

Robyn Works On New LP, Remixes El Perro Del Mar, Sings With Sting’s Daughter

The lovable pop of Love Is Not Pop may have been somewhat overlooked this year, although El Perro Del Mar's got fans in high places…
Amrit Singh | December 17, 2009 - 12:18 pm

New El Perro Del Mar – “Change of Heart”

Downcast Swedish chanteuse Sarah Assbring, aka El Perro Del Mar, is releasing a mini-album called Love Is Not Pop on April Fools Day. The first…
brandon | February 17, 2009 - 4:51 pm

Lykke Li And El Perro Del Mar Take Away Some Shows

The latest chapter of the La Blogothèque project gets a few Swedish artists to collaborate, which is about as hard as getting a Wolf Parader…
Amrit Singh | July 28, 2008 - 5:53 pm

New El Perro Del Mar Video – “Party”

There’s always been something sorta spooky about Sarah Assbring’s fiesta invitation in “Party,” and director Emily de Groot harvests the haunt and goes straight Rear
Stereogum | August 28, 2007 - 1:31 pm

El Perro Del Mar @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 11/16/06

Swedish chanteuse El Perro Del Mar (aka Sarah Assbring) took the Mercury Lounge stage last night with three dapper dudes, each seated and skinny-suited. She…
Stereogum | November 17, 2006 - 6:42 pm

Cheapest By The Dozen

Some free MP3s we’ve been digging very much. (I promise we’ll listen to yours soon — tips at stereogum dot com.) Shearwater – “Seventy Four
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2006 - 3:10 pm