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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, she's shared the first song from that album, and it suggests some fascinating new directions for the album. "That Battle Is Over," on first glance, sounds like it… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 5, 2015

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 Marhaug interviewed Hval early last year, and she enjoyed the conversation so much that she enlisted Marhaug to produce her next record. Along with Marhaug, Hval worked with her bandmate… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 25, 2015

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 Cool, Cool River." Her rendition of the track is nearly a capella, the spartan musical accompaniment is off-kilter throughout. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 20, 2013

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 Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer, Beach House, James Blake, Cat Power, Grimes, Tame Impala, Wu-Tang Clan, Grimes, Rodriguez, Kvelertak, Disclosure, HAIM, Iceage, Phosphorescent, and many more. Check out… More »

By: Stereogum / August 14, 2013

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 four full-length records; two under the moniker "Rockettothesky" and two under her own name. Hval's most recent, Innocence is Kinky, was released in the US in May via Rune Grammofon. More »

By: Liz Pelly / July 13, 2013