The Knife

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Silent Shout Turns 10

It doesn't take a lot to see that the Knife's 2003 single "Heartbeats" served as the blueprint for a lot of modern pop music. That's…
James Rettig | February 17, 2016 - 11:10 am

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Iceland Airwaves 2014: The War On Drugs, The Flaming Lips, & The Knife’s Final Show

While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that…
Ryan Leas | November 10, 2014 - 1:46 pm

The Knife – “Stay Out Here (Kane Roth Remix)”

The Knife will be gone for good soon (rest in peace), but before they embark on their final European tour, they've released a few new…
James Rettig | October 27, 2014 - 11:49 am

The Knife Break Up

The relentlessly fascinating Swedish electro duo the Knife have spent the past 15 years playing with ideas of image, advancing radical agendas, and recording amazing…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Europa Europa & The Knife – “För Alla Namn Vi Inte Får Använda” Video

Judging by everything that they've done in the past couple of years, the Knife's two favorite things on earth are leftist activism and modern dance,…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2014 - 11:49 am

The Knife – “Without You My Life Would Be Boring (J.Phlip Remix)”

The Knife have now successfully toured North America, something I didn't really think possibly when I saw their batshit-weird interpretive-dance Shaking The Habitual live show…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm

The Knife – “Without You My Life Would Be Boring (Shaken-Up Version)” Video

The Knife have altered many of their songs for the wildly theatrical stage show they've been touring through North America, and now those reworkings will…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Photos: The Knife @ Terminal 5, NYC 5/1/14

After putting out one of the best albums of 2013 with the gargantuan Shaking The Habitual, the Knife have been touring an equally bombastic live…
Miles Bowe | May 2, 2014 - 4:56 pm

The Knife Announce North American Tour Dates

I caught the Knife's Shaking The Habitual live show at Sweden's Way Out West festival last summer, and I hated it. Everyone I've spoken to…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2014 - 2:48 pm

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

The Knife – “Raging Lung (Hannah Holland Remix)”

It's no wonder that it's taken some time for remixes of the new Knife album to come out, since the best way to describe the…
Miles Bowe | October 11, 2013 - 11:29 am

The Knife – “Let’s Talk About Gender Baby, Let’s Talk About You And Me (Planningtorock Rework)” Video

The Berlin-based dance-music feminist Planningtorock last worked with the Knife on their experimental 2010 opera Tomorrow, In A Year, and now she's reworked their Shaking
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2013 - 2:05 pm

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am
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