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

363 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”

795 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

1784 days ago
StereogumErlend ye has released a video for “Rainman,” off the upcoming album Legao. This is ye’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 a... more info

Erlend Øye – “Garota” Video

1857 days ago
StereogumErlend ye 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 tra... more info

The Whitest Boy Alive Break Up

1901 days ago
StereogumThe Whitest Boy Alive, the German and Norwegian quartet headed up by Kings Of Convenience member Erlend ye, 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 w... more info

Erlend Øye – “Fence Me In”

1999 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

New band of the day – Dena (No 1,335)

2553 days ago
Guardian MusicAn air of ambiguity hangs over this Bulgarian singer. Is she celebrating or satirising the hipster lifestyle? Discuss …Hometown: Berlin.The lineup: Denitza Todorova (vocals, music).The background: Dena appears to have emerged from the brain of a mi... more info

New music: Igor Volk – Voice

2634 days ago
Guardian MusicSadly not the debut single from a 75-year-old cosmonaut, but it is a song with real pop nousCosmonaut fans who have rushed to read this blog, I have some bad news. This isn't the debut single by Igor Volk, the 75-year-old recipient of the Hero of the... more info

Real Estate

2837 days ago
Big StereoReal Estate just released their new album ‘Days’ and it is nothing less than heaven. You guys know we have a soft spot for melodic indie bedroom pop and this band makes all the right moves. Refer to Crayon Fields, Kings of Convenience, and The As... more info

Kings of Convenience, Seth Pettersen and the Undertow @ Music Box, Hollywood 10/26/11

2852 days ago
StereogumWith their last show in Los Angeles dating back nearly six years ago at the Troubadour, Kings of Convenience returned without a new album or any merchandise for sale and still easily sold out the Music Box. Some of many highlights of the evening incl... more info

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