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Röyksopp – “I Had This Thing” Video

Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp had a momentous 2014, reaching chart peaks and earning a Grammy nomination for Do It Again, the mini-album they recorded alongside Robyn. They also released their fifth and final full-length studio album, The Inevitable End, to both critical and commercial success. Now they’ve put out a video for the album’s single… More »

By: Aaron Lindenberg / May 11, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Röyksopp – “Skulls” Video

Röyksopp have shared a shadowy new video for “Skulls,” a track off of what is supposed to be their last traditional full-length album, The Inevitable End. The black-and-white clip was directed by Norwegian director Stian Anderson and “follows the ominous journey of Svein and Torbjørn with friends and 83 year-old Adolf into dark woods and… More »

By: James Rettig / December 1, 2014 - 9:10 am

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Monument Dance (Marcus Marr Mix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Röyksopp’s farewell album The Inevitable End includes a new version of their Robyn collaboration “Monument,” which we shared back in September. Now that the album is days away from release, DFA’s Marcus Marr has delivered another remix of the song. It’s called “Monument Dance” because whereas the previous versions were total head-bobbers, this one’s got… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 7, 2014 - 1:24 pm

Stream Röyksopp The Inevitable End

Röyksopp aren’t breaking up or anything, but the Norwegian electronic producers have announced that their new LP The Inevitable End will be the last time they adhere to the album format. They’ve got the future in mind! In the meantime, that final album is about to drop, and we’ve posted the early tracks “Skulls,” “YouMore »

By: Tom Breihan / November 4, 2014 - 11:23 am

Röyksopp – “Sordid Affair”

Röyksopp have shared another song from their upcoming final full-length, following “Skulls,” “You Know I Have To Go,” and a reworked version of the Robyn collaboration “Monument.” This one features Man Without Country vocalist Ryan James. Röyksopp describe “Sordid Affair” as “a recollection and contemplation of the emotional aspects of the endeavours as described i… More »

By: James Rettig / October 10, 2014 - 6:36 pm

Röyksopp – “You Know I Have To Go” (Feat. Jamie McDermott)

Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have declared that their upcoming LP, appropriately entitled The Inevitable End, will be their last release to adhere to the traditional album format. We’ve already heard “Skulls.” Now they’ve shared the Jamie McDermott collab “You Know I Have To Go,” a gently pulsating electro-torch song bathed in floating synth and anchored… More »

By: Peter Helman / October 9, 2014 - 6:45 pm

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Monument (The Inevitable End Version)”

Röyksopp & Robyn released the very good mini-album Do It Again with the promise that it was just the beginning of new work to come from each artist individually. Today, Röyksopp unveiled a new version of “Monument,” subtitled “The Inevitable End Version,” calling it “an indication of things to come.” Below you can hear a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 8, 2014 - 5:12 pm

Watch Röyksopp & Robyn Play “Do It Again” On Fallon

Röyksopp and Robyn brought their dance collaboration to Fallon last night and performed the title track from their new Do It Again mini-album. Robyn wore a mustard yellow jacket with leg warmers and chunky sneakers and danced pretty much the whole time, except for when she delivered the climax of the song laying down o… More »

By: James Rettig / August 19, 2014 - 9:25 am

Röyksopp & Robyn – “A Monument To Everything (Kindness Remix)”

Earlier this year, Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, completely remade Blood Orange’s “Uncle ACE” with house legend Robert Owens. Now he’s taken on the spacious, slow-burning “Monument” by Röyksopp & Robyn, from their recent mini-album Do It Again, this time completely remaking it as “A Monument To Everything.” It’s such a drastic reformation that the title… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 15, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Monument (Mark E Remix)”

Röyksopp and Robyn’s “Monument” off their collaborative mini-album recently got the video treatment and now it has a remix courtesy of house producer Mark E from the label Ghostly International. “Mark E’s groove puts me in a trance,” Robyn said about the song on her website. “You can hear it’s him immediately, it’s a pulse,… More »

By: James Rettig / August 14, 2014 - 7:52 pm

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival’s 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan alongside electronic artists like Todd Terje and Darkside alongside major headlining acts like Outkast, Robyn, and Queens Of The Stone Age. We sent photographer ClintMore »

By: Miles Bowe / August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Monument” Video

Robyn and Röyksopp got together earlier this year to release their collaborative mini-album Do It Again, and they’ve already made videos for “Sayit” and the title track. Their newest video, for the epic seven-minute opening track “Monument,” is a sci-fi headfuck with themes about both outer space and inner space. In the clip, we see… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 12, 2014 - 10:56 am

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Do It Again” Video

Earlier this year, the Swedish pop queen Robyn and the Norwegian production duo Röyksopp got together to release the collaborative mini-album Do It Again. And though they’ve already dropped a video for their song “Sayit,” they didn’t really go for it visually until they made their brand-new video for the title track. Director Martin deMore »

By: Tom Breihan / July 21, 2014 - 9:11 am

Watch Röyksopp & Robyn Play Kimmel

Our current favorite Scandinavian collaboration, Röyksopp and Robyn, made their television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night with an explosive performance of the title track from their EP, Do It Again, as well as their funky “Monument.” The cultural and musical neighbors received an intensely positive reaction to their teaming up this spring, and… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / July 1, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Photos: Robyn & Röyksopp @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco 6/28/14

We finally got to hear some new Robyn songs, recorded at her performance in Hollywood last night. And this past Saturday, the singer (along with her buddies Röyksopp) stopped off in San Francisco for a large show at the Bill Graham Auditorium. We sent our photographer Moses Namkung to capture the performance, and you ca… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 30, 2014 - 11:50 am

Watch Robyn Debut “Love Is Free” & “Set Me Free” In Hollywood

When Robyn & Röyksopp recently released their mini-album Do It Again, they made it pretty clear it was an appetizer for what to expect when they release their respective new albums, which are on their way. Now Robyn has begun teasing us even more by debuting new music at her performance with Röyksopp at Hollywood… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 30, 2014 - 10:57 am

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2014

The 2014 iteration of the Danish music festival NorthSide took place this past weekend and hosted a large number of exciting bands. There were the major rocks acts such as Arcade Fire, the Pixies, and the National, but there was a lot to be seen beyond that, too. There was Franz Ferdinand, Mount Kimbie, Roby… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 20, 2014 - 1:19 pm

Stream Röyksopp & Robyn Do It Again

Robyn is back up in this motherfucker, and we are all the better for it. For her latest project, the Swedish pop queen has hooked up with her buddies in Röyksopp, the Norwegian production duo, for a full-on collaborative EP. And though Do It Again only has five tracks, it spans a generous 35 minutes,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 22, 2014 - 10:21 am

Röyksopp & Robyn – “Sayit” Video

Robyn recently got together with the Norwegian production team Röyksopp to put together Do It Again, a collaborative EP that’ll be out next week. Today, we get the H&M-produced video for “Sayit,” a pulsing electro track that feels more like a Röyksopp affair than a Robyn one. Sandberg & Timonen directed the glitchy black-and-white clip,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2014 - 8:49 am

Watch Robyn’s Short Film For Volvo Featuring New Song “Monument”

Robyn is an engineer of sleek, efficient, forward-thinking, quintessentially Swedish pop anthems, so it makes sense that the marketing people at Volvo would love her. She’s now the star of a new Swedish-language short film that works as a Volvo ad. Max Vitali directed it, and it shows her motoring through impeccably designed streets and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 2, 2014 - 3:58 pm
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