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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

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

More The Knife stories

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

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
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