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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 consensus, in appreciating the work that resonates with a broad swath of humanity, so every year the Stereogum staff teams up to generate a list of the year’s best albums. More »

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 to be a fool’s errand. And it’s true. We always agonize over our year-end lists, but we agonized harder over this one than we usually do. There are albums that… More »

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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