Posts tagged "the knife"

SPINfighting: What Album Should Ryan Adams Cover Next?

As the roundtable format has grown into an effectively direct way for a publication to think out loud for its readers’ perusal, we present SPINfighting,…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2015

The Knife Are Over: ‘We Don’t Have Any Obligations to Continue’

For all their awesomely outlandish experimentalism, one might have hoped the Knife would've gone out with a bang, not an alternate versions album. But it…
Colin Stutz / August 21, 2014

The Knife’s New Video Will Teach You the ‘Political Macarena’

No, the Knife haven't left behind the high-concept exploration of last year's Shaking the Habitual to revive the most irritating I Love the '90s segments. The Swedish duo is…
Marc Hogan / June 6, 2014

The Knife Preview ‘Shaken-Up Versions’ Mini-Album With Far-From-Boring Video

The Knife aren't through Shaking the Habitual. The trailblazing Swedish electronic-pop duo has announced a new mini album, Shaken-Up Versions, due out digitally on June 17 via…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2014

The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson Sings ‘Heartbeats’ Karaoke While Bill Murray Watches

We'll bet good money that Bill Murray's week beats your year. In fact, the legendary actor's Thursday night was probably more fun than anything you've…
Dan Reilly / May 2, 2014

The Knife Turn New York’s Terminal 5 Into A Raging Dance Party

Last night the Knife brought their high-energy, touring dance party to Manhattan's gigantic Terminal 5 venue. With the help of a troupe of face-painted, jumpsuit-clad,…
SPIN Staff / May 1, 2014

See Classic Band Names Turned Into Posters, Pictionary Puzzles

The Madrid-based graphic design firm Tata&Friends recognizes that most band names are pretty dumb. Even your favorite band's name, if you step back and think…
Colin Joyce / April 26, 2014

Coachella 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The first weekend of Coachella 2014 has come and gone, and we've already ranked the 20 Best Things We Saw. For a more comprehensive look…
SPIN Staff / April 14, 2014

Coachella’s 5 Best Friday Sets: OutKast, the Knife, Ellie Goulding, Haim, and Waxahatchee

OutKastWe were greeted by the cry of the hootie-hoo — a lone voice echoing through the machine fog, calling for a response that came in…
Chris Martins / April 12, 2014

Coachella Taps Haim, the Knife, MGMT, and More for 2014 Sideshows

Coachella will take over the Empire Polo Club grounds for two weekends this spring: April 11 through 13, and April 18 through 20. In keeping…
Kyle McGovern / February 19, 2014

The Knife’s Aerobic Karaoke Tour Is Coming to America

The Knife will follow their upcoming Coachella appearance with a proper North American tour. The Swedish brother-sister duo plans to bring their totally bonkers live…
Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2014

SPIN Ranks 2013’s Best and Worst Comeback Albums

SPIN already dubbed "dance/pop" — not dance-pop — the Trend of the Year, but now it's time we look at another major theme that hung…
Kyle McGovern / December 20, 2013

The Knife Pucker Up With Planningtorock to Rework ‘Full of Fire’

The Knife have once again teamed with Janine Rostron, a.k.a. Planningtorock, tapping the DFA associate to reinterpret their Shaking the Habitual single "Full of Fire."
Kyle McGovern / September 18, 2013

The Knife Dig Up ‘Deep Cuts’ for Vinyl Reissue Campaign

The Knife recently landed on SPIN's list of the 40 Best Albums of 2013 So Far thanks to Essential fourth studio LP Shaking the Habitual. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / July 1, 2013

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Primavera Sound 2013

Despite wintry temperatures that led some festival-goers to joke that it should have been renamed "Invierno Sound," Barcelona's Primavera Sound generated plenty of heat during…
Philip Sherburne / May 28, 2013

Here’s What Happens at the Knife’s Bonkers Live Show

The Knife launched their tour on Friday night, and the two concerts the electro-pop adventurers have performed so far are shaping up to be as…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2013

The Knife’s Live Shows Are Going to Be Weird as Hell

"It has to be fun," the Knife's Karin Dreijer-Anderson recently told SPIN, talking about the Swedish duo's upcoming live show. "I think we will show some…
Kyle McGovern / April 22, 2013

Watch the Knife’s Album Cover Art Come Alive in Minimalist ‘A Cherry on Top’ Video

The Knife's SPIN Essential new album, Shaking the Habitual, came out earlier this month. The cover art, you might've noticed, sets bright blue-green text and images against…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2013

The Knife Dissect ‘Shaking the Habitual’ in Sprawling Short Film

The Knife unsheathed their Essential new album, Shaking the Habitual, today (April 9), and to commemorate the 98-minute full-length's release, sister-brother duo Karin Dreijer-Anderson and Olof…
Kyle McGovern / April 9, 2013

The Knife, ‘Shaking the Habitual’ (Mute)

The run-up to the Knife's new album has been treated like some vast, baffling performance-art piece. But by 2013 roll-out standards, it's actually been pretty…
Philip Sherburne / April 8, 2013
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