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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Fever Ray Plunge

The last time we heard from Karin Dreijer, she was excoriating modern society on the Knife's most overtly political album, Shaking The Habitual, which apparently…
James Rettig | October 30, 2017 - 11:00 am

More The Knife stories

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Björk, Fever Ray, The Knife Remix Each Other

Three titans of experimental electronic music have remixed each other. Björk, Fever Ray, and the Knife have all shared interpretations of the other's songs. …
James Rettig | September 6, 2019 - 9:57 am

The Knife Launch Instagram To Support Left Party Ahead Of This Weekend’s Swedish Election

From across the Atlantic, Sweden has always seemed to me like one of those firmly liberal countries where everything is free and everyone gets along.
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2018 - 10:20 am

Fever Ray – “Wanna Sip (Olof Dreijer Remix)”

Karin Dreijer released the excellent new Fever Ray album, Plunge, last year. It was the first proper release we got from either of the Dreijer…
James Rettig | June 20, 2018 - 10:28 am

The Knife Auction Off Instruments Used On Shaking The Habitual Tour For Charity

The Knife are briefly coming out of retirement to release Shaking The Habitual: Live At Terminal 5, an album, film, and photo book documenting one…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Watch The Knife’s Live At Terminal 5 Concert Film

Last month, the Knife briefly came out of retirement to announce that they would be releasing a new live album, film, and photo book to…
James Rettig | September 1, 2017 - 9:42 am

The Knife Announce Shaking The Habitual: Live At Terminal 5 Album, Film, & Photo Book — But Good Luck Getting A Copy

A series of characteristically weird teaser videos this past week had fans wondering if legendary Swedish experimental electronic duo the Knife wondering were coming out…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2017 - 9:56 am

The Knife Share Another Weird Teaser Video

The Knife just reactivated their socials, updating their Facebook profile picture and sharing two mysterious videos. And now they've shared a third, a bizarre, kind…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2017 - 12:45 pm

The Knife Reactivate Socials With Two New Videos

The Knife called it quits in 2014 after their tour behind Shaking The Habitual was over, but today we've gotten some new activity from the…
James Rettig | August 10, 2017 - 10:17 am

The Anniversary

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

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
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