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The amazing Fever Ray has been pretty quiet of late, most likely focusing on projects related to her other band… you know, an obscure little operatic act called The Knife. Anyway, today the blogtweetosphere went a little (understandably) crazy at the release of her first new song in a while, a cover of Peter Gabriel’s […]

Favorite album (tie) Fever Ray – Fever Ray. The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson harnesses dualities— organic/artificial, animal/human, male/female, adulthood/childhood—to create a fascinating and cohesive whole. I haven’t been able to stop listening ever since I first heard “If I Had a Heart” back in January. This is music constantly revealing itself, forcing you to look […]

I recently created a spooky mix for autumn, inspired not only by Halloween but by the whole atmopshere of the season: bright crumpled leaves, stone-gray skies, bare filaments of tree branches, and pumpkins collapsing in the chilly rain. You can download the hour-long mix below, including new music from ZaZa, the Horrors, Warpaint, Fever Ray, […]