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Following the release of their 2013 debut album No One Dances Like My Brothers, Vår, the side project of Iceage frontman Elias Rønnenfelt, has now released a new track, "First Purchase." The song…   Read Story »
A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the…   Read Story »
The first track we heard from Vår's forthcoming debut LP, No One Dances Quite Like My Brothers, gave some indication that Elias Rønnenfelt primary non-Iceage project might be even better (or at…   Read Story »
After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
The textural disparity between Iceage and Vår -- the two bands with which Elias Rønnenfelt is most immediately associated (he's also in Marching Church) -- is pretty vast: Iceage are all sharp…   Read Story »
Iceage's sophomore album, You're Nothing is at (or very near) the top of my own list of 2013's most anticipated releases, but till it arrives, a new song from Vår will serve as a fine stopgap. Vår…   Read Story »
Elias Bender Rønnenfelt is probably best known for being the vocalist and guitarist of the excellent Danish post-punk band, Iceage, and probably second-best known for being the frontman for Vår…   Read Story »
Northside registered some memorable moments this year, from Kitty Pryde living the meme at Knitting Factory to a sold out Cameo Lounge for Stereogum's showcase (hat tip to Guards, for winning the…   Read Story »
Young Danes Elias Ronnenfelt (Iceage) and Loke Rahbek make up War, a group that creates dark, electronics-heavy tracks like "Somme, Maggio." And now, like some other bands have done recently -- trend…   Read Story »
Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, frontman for jittery Danish punks Iceage, has a new side project called War, who could not possibly sound less like the Latin funk band with the same name. Instead, this War…   Read Story »