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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 Kings Of Convenience, at least as album titles go. “We have thought about Quiet IS The New Loud, says Erlend Øye of their… More »

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Kings of Convenience, Seth Pettersen and the Undertow @ Music Box, Hollywood 10/26/11

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…
Andrew Youssef | October 27, 2011 - 5:07 pm
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Kings Of Convenience Do Fallon, Finally

When Kings Of Convenience made it to NYC so many years after Quiet Is The New Loud, their show at Bowery Ballroom grabbed headlines upo…
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2010 - 9:37 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

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…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am
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New Kings Of Convenience Video – “Mrs. Cold”

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…
brandon | September 29, 2009 - 9:14 am

New Kings Of Convenience Video – “Boat Behind”

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…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2009 - 9:23 am
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Kings Of Convenience (And Feist) @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 9/10/09

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…
Amrit Singh | September 11, 2009 - 6:14 am
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Kings Of Convenience Declare Dependence

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…
Scott Lapatine | July 21, 2009 - 6:24 pm

New Kings Of Convenience – “Mrs. Cold”

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?
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 12:25 pm
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The 20 Albums We’re Most Excited To Hear In 2009

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…
Amrit Singh | December 18, 2008 - 5:06 pm
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Norman Palm Loves The ’80s

Anything to show a little love to Erl. Berlin-based "Swinger-Songwriter" has put together a little '80s covers project including a cover of the Cure's "Boy…
Stereogum | October 12, 2007 - 5:10 pm
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Alternate Whitest Boy Alive Video – “Golden Cage”

To the extent that we follow graphic designers’ careers, Geoff McFetridge is king; he’s created the opening sequences to Adaptation and Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides,…
Stereogum | April 19, 2007 - 4:44 pm
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My Name Is Erl

Stereogum hearts Erlend Oye, whether he’s in Simøn & Garfunkel mode with Kings Of Convenience or getting his DJ kicks on the dancefloor. And he’…
Scott Lapatine | May 24, 2006 - 3:26 pm
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