Jenny Hval

Jenny Hval’s The Long Sleep EP Gently Challenges Assumptions About Ambient

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Rob Arcand / May 29, 2018

Video: Jenny Hval – “Spells”

Jenny Hval's new EP The Long Sleep dropped on Friday, and the electronic musician has now shared the video for her song "Spells," a song…
Rob Arcand / May 26, 2018

Stream Jenny Hval’s New EP The Long Sleep

Avant-popstar Jenny Hval has released a new EP titled The Long Sleep. Where 2016's Blood Bitch was more conceptual—an album-length exploration of society's relationship with menstrual blood—this album is…
Joshua Copperman / May 25, 2018

Jenny Hval Announces The Long Sleep EP, Releases “Spells”

Norwegian musical auteur Jenny Hval has announced her next project: The Long Sleep, a four-track EP that's out May 25 from Sacred Bones. The first taste is…
Anna Gaca / April 11, 2018

Lindstrøm – “Bungl (Like A Ghost)” ft. Jenny Hval

Norwegian producer Lindstrøm's fifth album, It’s Alright Between Us As It Is, is out on Friday. We've already heard "Shinin," featuring Grace Hall, and his cathartic instrumental…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 17, 2017

Video: Jenny Hval – “The Great Undressing” (NSFW)

Jenny Hval's recent album Blood Bitch was a glowing, experimental meditation on femininity, intimacy, and consciousness. Her new video for Blood Bitch's "The Great Undressing" makes those…
Anna Gaca / January 4, 2017

Beyoncé, Blood Orange, Mitski, and More: Navigating Protest Music in 2016 and Beyond

When Lemonade premiered on HBO in April, it seemed like there was nothing Beyoncé couldn’t do. If she could make the poetry of Warsan Shire…
Judy Berman / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Stream Jenny Hval’s Blood Bitch Right Now

Jenny Hval's experimental yet visceral new album, Blood Bitch, is streaming today on NPR. It's not an overly long listen—just ten tracks—but its ghostly whispers, gasps, and expressive musings tap…
Anna Gaca / September 22, 2016

Jenny Hval Delivers Writhing New Song “Period Piece”

Tomorrow can't come soon enough, because it means we'll only have 15 more days to wait for Jenny Hval's new album, Blood Bitch. The material she's released…
Brian Josephs / September 14, 2016

Jenny Hval’s Art of Failure

Jenny Hval is lost. It's a humid Sunday morning in July, and the Norwegian dream-pop explorer has joined me for a long walk through Brooklyn's Botanic Garden. After winding our…
Rachel Brodsky / September 1, 2016

Jenny Hval Romps in a Graveyard in ‘Conceptual Romance’ Video

Jenny Hval has described her forthcoming album Blood Bitch as inspired by blood and '70s horror and exploitation films, and her new video for "Conceptual Romance" marries just those things. There's interpretive dancing in…
Anna Gaca / August 31, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: How to Dress Well, Jenny Hval, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Norwegian avant-pop performers, college-rock icons, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2016

Jenny Hval Gets Lost in ‘Conceptual Romance’

The word "conceptual" is not new to Jenny Hval, as the Norwegian experimental-pop artist is prone to coining all kinds of new catchphrases in her projects (see:…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Jenny Hval and Her Friends Stick Together in ‘Female Vampire’ Video

Last month, Jenny Hval announced a new record, Blood Bitch, plus a lead single called "Female Vampire." Now, the singer has released a strange new…
Rachel Brodsky / June 21, 2016
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