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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

12 days ago
Stereogum Hi thanks for visiting the space where every week I fill you in on this website’s cache problems. 😔 Our devs swear if you cleared your cache in the past week, the problem where you see a not-current homepage should not occur. But if this prob... more info

Erlend Øye On Kings Of Convenience’s First New Album In 12 Years: “Will People Kill Us?”

12 days ago
Stereogum Erlend Øye is enjoying his freedom. He’s spent the last week and a day cooped up inside a quarantine hotel, whiling away the hours in isolation until he can safely join his friends and family. He doesn’t have Covid, fortunately, but he has ju... more info

Kings Of Convenience – “Rocky Trail”

13 days ago
Stereogum Kings Of Convenience, the Norwegian folk duo made up of Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe, have just released their first new song in 12 years, “Rocky Trail.” It’s the lead single from their fourth album, which is called Peace Or Love and w... more info

Quiet Is The New Loud Turns 20

68 days ago
Stereogum Quiet Is The New Loud wasn’t just the name of Kings Of Convenience’s first proper album — it crystalized their vision and aesthetic. The Norwegian duo of Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe ushered indie-folk into the 21st century by combinin... more info

Feist performed with Jenny Lewis & Kings of Convenience at People Festival (watch)

996 days ago
Brooklyn VeganBon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner hosted the second annual PEOPLE festival in Berlin over the weekend (August 18 & 19). Much like their streaming music platform of the same name, the festival was all about ... more info

Kommode – “Captain Of Your Sinking Ship”

1429 days ago
StereogumEirik Glambek Bøe is best known as one-half of the Norwegian folk-pop duo Kings Of Convenience, but since about 2006, he's had a side project called Kommode with his childhood friend and former Skog bandmate Øystein Gjærder Bruvik. Fast forward ov... more info

Erlend Øye – “Rainman” Video

2417 days ago
StereogumErlend Øye has released a video for “Rainman,” off the upcoming album Legao. This is Øye’s first solo project since 2003′s Unrest. (He was supposed to release an all-Italian album called La Prima Estate in 2013, but that one seemingly never... more info

Erlend Øye – “Garota” Video

2491 days ago
StereogumErlend Øye is best-know for his work in a couple of groups, the possibly-broken-up Kings Of Convenience and the definitely-broken-up Whitest Boy Alive, but he’ll release his solo album Legao later this year, and we’ve already posted the early tr... more info

The Whitest Boy Alive Break Up

2535 days ago
StereogumThe Whitest Boy Alive, the German and Norwegian quartet headed up by Kings Of Convenience member Erlend Øye, is no more. The band issued a statement over email explaining their demise. It’s pretty short and sweet, the key line being: “The Rules ... more info

Erlend Øye – “Fence Me In”

2633 days ago
StereogumDid Kings Of Convenience break up? This is not a rhetorical question; I can’t find confirmation either way, but as of 2014, it will be five goddamn years since the Norwegian duo’s last album, 2009′s Declaration Of Dependence. If they did split,... more info

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