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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, and so of course they'll take any possible…   Read Story »
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 last year in Sweden.…   Read Story »
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 be available on record. A mini-album called…   Read Story »
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 show that finally came to New York this week. You can…   Read Story »
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 about the group's recent live shows either agrees with me or…   Read Story »
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 for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
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 warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
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 response to Shaking The Habitual is with that scene from Scanners when…   Read Story »
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 The Habitual single "Full Of…   Read Story »
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 Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »