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With their last show in Los Angeles dating back nearly six years ago at the Troubadour, Kings of Convenience returned without a new album or any merchandise for sale and still easily sold out the…   Read Story »
When Kings Of Convenience made it to NYC so many years after Quiet Is The New Loud, their show at Bowery Ballroom grabbed headlines upon announcement, and even more upon Feist's cameo. For some…   Read Story »
There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting musical legacy. Parts of two or three or thirty…   Read Story »
Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe stuck to the letter of the title in "Boat Behind." Expanding things in the F Nemeta-directed clip for the oddly Jack Johnson-esque Declaration Of Dependence track…   Read Story »
The Kings don't play (word) games. Declaration Of Dependence's first track to get a video comes right out with it: "So we meet again, after several years of separation." Five of them, actually, a…   Read Story »
Kings Of Convenience summon silence. Bowery Ballroom was thoroughly hushed for KoC's first NYC show in ages last night, a palpable silence perfect for hearing every note of the Norwegian duo's…   Read Story »
The Norwegian folk duo's third studio album now has a title (Declaration Of Dependence) and release date (10/20 via Virgin). Check the tracklist and take another listen to first single "Mrs. Cold"…   Read Story »
After giving us a progress report and getting us all excited, things have quieted down on the Kings Of Convenience front. What's taking so long? The Kings told us, "Recording a song is like drawing a…   Read Story »
There a few more days of pretending to look busy at work ahead, but as far as our iTunes are concerned 2009 can't get here soon enough. We're done with the lists. It's time for the new. We pored over…   Read Story »
NAME: Kings of Convenience PROGRESS REPORT: Recording their third studio LP, Quiet IS The New Loud (working title), at Esagono Studios near Reggio Emilia, Italy Things are coming full circle for…   Read Story »