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Röyksopp's Senior

Article: Röyksopp's Senior

Royksopp – The Drug (Official video) from EMINOchannel on Vimeo.

R√∂yksopp‘s album Junior, from last year, was one of the top albums of 2009. Featuring the lead singer from The Knife and Robyn, it was a Scandinavian disco stomper. A mere year later the boys are back with the companion album to Junior, titled Senior. It’s trippy and moody and streaming live right now on Hype Machine.

The Knife's opera about Darwin. Really?

Article: The Knife's opera about Darwin. Really?

The Knife, that freaky electro-duo from Sweden consisting of brother and sister Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer, has just released the soundtrack to their opera written about Darwin Tomorrow, in a Year. A Swedish electronic opera about evolution may seem strange to some, but for these guys it seems pretty natural. Their music has always embraced weirdness and oddities. This just seems a natural, um, evolution.

This Must Be It: Röyksopp's odd new video

Article: This Must Be It: Röyksopp's odd new video

It is no secret that I adore Swedish electro-pop. I have since I first discovered ABBA. Then Roxette. Neneh Cherry. Robyn. And of course R√∂yksopp. Last month I posted a link to a free download for “This Must Be It,” their new single featuring the vocals of Karin Dreijer Andersson. The video for that song…

Free music download: Röyksopp

Article: Free music download: Röyksopp

R√∂yksopp’s current album features many collaborations. Their most recent single, “The Girl and The Robot,” pitted the duo against ice princess Robyn. That single’s video is brilliant and can be seen below.