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Every blog does a Christmas mix, so here’s ours, with a small twist: All of these tracks are new for this year Xmas songs, not the classics or Sufjan leftovers. I’ve also included streams for charity singles, Christmas-related music videos, and other new holiday bits (with links, where applicable, to download the rest of the… More »

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and time limits. The suburban dystopias in Rokysopp’s and Arcade Fire’s extended videos are a little long and a little much for TV, especially with the… More »

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PROGRESS REPORT: Wrapping up their third studio LP, Junior, recorded “all over the world.”

As reported here a couple weeks back, Norwegian duo Röyksopp just celebrated 10 years together. And like good friends (or an old married couple) do when they hit an anniversary, members Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland exchanged gifts. More »

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Röyksopp & Robyn – “Do It Again” & “Every Little Thing”

Next month, Robyn and Röyksopp will release their collaborative EP Do It Again in support of their upcoming European and North American tour. So far…
James Rettig | April 22, 2014 - 7:04 pm

Preview Röyksopp & Robyn’s “Monument” From Do It Again EP

It's been a long goddam time since we've heard any proper new music from Robyn. The Swedish pop queen guests on other people's songs pretty…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2014 - 10:30 am

Robyn & Röyksopp Announce 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

The Swedish pop queen Robyn and the Norwegian production duo Röyksopp, who have collaborated with one another before, will spend the summer touring Europe and…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2014 - 10:44 am

Röyksopp – “Twenty Thirteen” (Feat. Jamie Irrepressible)

The Norwegian production duo Röyksopp came back recently with their new tracks "Running To The Sea" and "Something In My Heart," and today, they're offering…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2013 - 9:53 am

Röyksopp – “Something In My Heart” (Feat. Jamie Irrepressible) (Stereogum Premiere)

Röyksopp are often at their best when supporting a vocalist, and "Something In My Heart" is further evidence of that. Jamie McDermott, of orchestral pop…
Miles Bowe | November 15, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Röyksopp – “Daddy’s Groove”

The most recent release in the artist-curated comp series Late Night Tales comes from Norwegian electronic music duo Röyksopp, who precede their set of crate-dug…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2013 - 10:16 am

Watch Röyksopp & Susanne Sundfør Cover Depeche Mode, Debut “Running To The Sea” On Norwegian TV

On a recent episode of the Norwegian TV show Lydverket, Röyksopp, the superstar electronic duo who call Norway home, teamed with vocalist Susanne Sundfør and…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 1:21 pm

Röyksopp – “Shores Of Easy”

The Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp must've gotten out of bed in a generous mood this morning. On their website, they've just posted 25 minutes of…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2011 - 4:37 pm

Röyksopp – “The Drug” Video

Skulls, scrunchies, and Don McLean graffiti highlight this creepy Röyksopp vid directed by That Go's Noel Paul and Stefan Moore. …
Scott Lapatine | September 3, 2010 - 10:36 am

Röyksopp – “The Drug”

New track from the forthcoming instrumental album Senior (out 9/13) -- cyclical, repetitive electro and very drug friendly: (via …
Amrit Singh | August 12, 2010 - 12:53 pm

Röyksopp – “Hus Nr. 9″

With Junior the Röyksopp dudes (here pictured with a green banana nosed guy, you are welcome) made some sweet music with Swedish sirens Lykke Li,…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2010 - 11:10 am

Robyn – “None Of Dem” (Feat. Röyksopp)

Robyn's Body Talk PT 1 will be here in June, and the bits that have leaked so far ("Fembot," "Dance Hall Queen,") have only make…
jessica | April 12, 2010 - 6:01 pm

Salem Salem Imposters Remix Röyksopp (Feat. Fever Ray)

It's not surprising to hear that shadowy, electro-inclined outfit Salem chose the Fever Ray track from Röyksopp's Junior LP for their remixing purposes; the Michigan/Chicago/New…
Amrit Singh | October 9, 2009 - 11:37 am

New Röyksopp (Feat Fever Ray) Video – “This Must Be It”

Röyksopp's futuristic "The Girl & The Robot" video starred a lonesome stay-at-home Robyn longing for her electro-mechanical man. "This Must Be It" includes the voice…
brandon | September 28, 2009 - 1:53 pm

New Röyksopp (Feat. Robyn) Video – “The Girl & The Robot”

As those production stills suggested, the Michael Baldwin-directed video for oft performed "The Girl & The Robot" offers a very literal interpretation of the track.
brandon | May 22, 2009 - 9:04 am

New Rökysopp – “The Girl And The Robot (Kris Menace Re-Interpretation)”

Röyksopp have rightly identified their Robyn collab "The Girl And The Robot" as the flagship piece of their junior LP Junior, making it an early
Amrit Singh | May 12, 2009 - 3:54 pm

Röyksopp’s First TV Appearance in Seven Years Involves Robyn And “The Girl And The Robot”

It seems the Norwegian duo have been pretty video camera shy since their support tour of Melody A.M., so it makes sense that they broke…
Amrit Singh | April 21, 2009 - 4:55 pm

Robyn Joins Röyksopp Onstage In London

The Swede reprised her studio turn for Junior's "The Girl And The Robot" at London's Royal Festival Hall. We're told Karin Dreijer Andersson, who assisted…
brandon | April 13, 2009 - 10:12 am