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Interview

Do Vampires Menstruate? The Power Of Jenny Hval’s New Album Blood Bitch

Where are you going tonight? What are you doing out without a boyfriend? I was 12, maybe 13 the first time a man…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 27, 2016 - 11:27 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week, Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman in history to be nominated by a major party to hold this country's…
Stereogum | July 29, 2016 - 5:20 pm

List

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

More Jenny Hval stories

Stream Jenny Hval Blood Bitch

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval's latest album, Blood Bitch, is a haunting, compelling listen. It's an album centered around blood and menstruation via an amalgam of…
James Rettig | September 22, 2016 - 9:41 am

Jenny Hval – “Period Piece”

Jenny Hval is a genius, don't @ me. The Norwegian experimentalist's forthcoming LP, Blood Bitch, is an exploration of vampire lore and menstruation. When she…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 14, 2016 - 1:39 pm

Jenny Hval – “Conceptual Romance” Video (NSFW)

In about a month, the Swedish experimentalist Jenny Hval will give us her new album "Blood Bitch," and today, she's got a deeply unsettling and…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2016 - 9:36 am

Jenny Hval – “Conceptual Romance”

Jenny Hval has been spending her summer giving some wild festival performances, in which her music serves as the background for high-concept performance art demonstrations.
Chris DeVille | July 26, 2016 - 9:13 am

14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016

Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille | July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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

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

2015 In Review

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

2015 In Review

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
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