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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, and we aren't mad about it! New York's iced coffee game is going strong, and we're just about midway through the year…
Stereogum | May 27, 2016 - 4:40 pm

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

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Jenny Hval – “Female Vampire” Video

Jenny Hval's new album Blood Bitch is, in part, inspired by "characters and images from horror and exploitation films of the ’70s," which sounds like…
James Rettig | June 21, 2016 - 10:00 am

Adult Jazz – “Earrings Off! (Jenny Hval Remix)”

Earlier this week, Dazed shared a conversation between Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval and Adult Jazz's Harry Burgess in which they discussed their respective 2016 output…
James Rettig | June 10, 2016 - 2:49 pm

8 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Saturday

Saturday was Primavera Sound's final full night of music, and I expected it to be a pleasant comedown after Thursday and Friday's thrills. Instead, it…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Jenny Hval – “Female Vampire”

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval put out one of the best albums of last year in Apocalypse, girl, a tangled, entrancing exploration of bodies and gender…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2016 - 9:02 am

Kim Myhr & Jenny Hval With Trondheim Jazz Orchestra – “Mass”

Jenny Hval's experimental odyssey Apocalypse, girl is an album that I return to whenever I feel inexplicably empty. She's a wayward philosopher of sorts, someone…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 24, 2016 - 12:16 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am

Jenny Hval – “Take Care Of Yourself” Video

Jenny Hval's newest album, Apocalypse, girl, is as rooted in performance as it is sonic ingenuity. Her music disorients listeners and asks questions of them,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 9, 2015 - 2:53 pm

Jenny Hval – “Sabbath” Video

"Sabbath" is one of the more disorienting cuts on Jenny Hval's Apocalypse, girl, an album designed to disorient. The song itself is about a young…
James Rettig | July 23, 2015 - 11:17 am

Hopscotch 2015 Lineup

Hopscotch Music Festival returns for its sixth year in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina this September. This morning the official lineup has been revealed, and since…
Caitlin White | May 19, 2015 - 10:09 am

Jenny Hval – “That Battle Is Over” Video

"That Battle Is Over" is the incisive experimentalist Jenny Hval's sad, beautiful song about captialism's total and ultimate triumph over all of us. Its new…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 10:27 am

Jenny Hval – “Sabbath”

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval has spent the past decade mulling over the intricacies of sexuality in her music, exploring the body and our body's relation…
James Rettig | April 9, 2015 - 9:31 am

Jenny Hval – “That Battle Is Over”

Jenny Hval is an experimental composer and songwriter, and last month she signed to Sacred Bones and announced her new album Apocalypse, girl. This morning,…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2015 - 9:41 am

Jenny Hval Announces New Album Apocalypse, girl

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval has announced her third solo album, Apocalypse, girl, and shared a trailer for the project. Fellow Norwegian and noise musician Lasse…
Caitlin White | February 25, 2015 - 11:39 am

Jenny Hval – “The Cool, Cool River” (Paul Simon Cover)

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval, whom we last saw here with the video for track "Innocence Is Kinky," has released a cover of Paul Simon's "The…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 20, 2013 - 12:35 pm

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am

Jenny Hval – “Innocence Is Kinky” Video (NSFW)

Jenny Hval is an experimental Norwegian singer and writer who has been playing music for nearly ten years in Oslo. Since 2006, she has released…
Liz Pelly | July 13, 2013 - 5:19 pm