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Connect the dots between “Happy Up Here,” “The Girl And The Robot,” and “Miss It So Much” at MySpace. Karin Dreijer for the win on ecstatic standout “Tricky Tricky.”… More »

By: brandon / March 12, 2009 - 12:43 pm

New Röyksopp (Feat. Lykke Li) – “Miss It So Much”

Yesterday we presented Robyn’s Röyksopp assist “The Girl And The Robot.” Today Lykke Li makes her previously mentioned Junior presence known via a vocal turn on “Miss It So Much,” a bittersweet anthem about mechanical hearts, days turning into weeks, and being torn apart. Despite the sad lyrics and downcast instrumentation, there’s something joyfully anthemic… More »

By: brandon / March 10, 2009 - 4:17 pm

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

When talking about Röyksopp’s forthcoming Junior, we’ve mentioned that the longstanding Norwegian duo’s post-birthday collection includes guest vocal spots from the Scandinavian all-star team of Lykki Li, Anneli Drecker, Karin Dreijer, and Robyn. The collection’s lead track “Happy Up Here” found Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland by their relative lonesome, but the dark enough, dance-floor… More »

By: brandon / March 9, 2009 - 9:30 am

New Röyksopp Video – “Happy Up Here”

Yesterday a fan fooled the internet with his button-eyed cartoon characters being all happy up here to Röyksopp’s “Happy Up Here.” As a few of you pointed out, the real version was some infinitely cooler Space Invaders-inspired madness. Thanks to commenter 1234 we’ve tracked it down, and it’s far superior as promised, presenting a playful… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 24, 2009 - 10:50 am

New Röyksopp Video – “Happy Up Here” (Fan-Made Video)

After the Norwegian duo of Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland celebrated their 10th happy birthday, they stopped by for a Progress Report, then reminded everyone that they’re “Happy Up Here” (aka in Norway aka a rich country). Now there’s a happy little video for the latter, the first single from Röyksopp’s forthcoming third studio full-length… More »

By: brandon / February 23, 2009 - 12:04 pm

New Röyksopp – “Happy Up Here”

We just offered you a jam-packed Röyksopp Progress Report and before that the Norwegian duo ushered in their 10th birthday with an appropriately titled “Happy Birthday” song. Here they give us another one with happy in the title, “Happy Up Here.” It’s the first single from the forthcoming Junior. As mentioned, the collection will include… More »

By: brandon / January 12, 2009 - 9:24 am

Progress Report: Röyksopp

NAME: Röyksopp
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 »

By: Jessica / January 5, 2009 - 10:51 am

New Röyksopp – “Happy Birthday”

Röyksopp are celebrating their 10th birthday. (The Norwegian duo of Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge released their first album Melody A.M. in 2001, but the guys actually got together and officially formed in 1998.) To celebrate longevity, the twosome have posted a new song, “Happy Birthday,” which opens with a sparkly loop of the title/occasio… More »

By: brandon / December 15, 2008 - 9:41 am

DJ Mixes Usually Suck, But…

Leave it to Erlend Øye of Kings Of Convenience (Norway’s answer to Simon & Garfunkel) to reinvent the genre.

1. Jurgen Paape – So Weit Wie Noch Nie
2. Erlend Oye – Sheltered Life (Remix)/Fine Night (Acapella)
3. Cornelius – Drop (Kings of Convenience Remix)
4. Phoenix – If I Ever… More »

By: Stereogum / April 30, 2004 - 4:53 pm
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