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11 Best Songs of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Andrew Bird, Nick Hakim, and More

Plus Jess Williamson, EOB, The 1975 and Phoebe Bridgers, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 03, 2020

Welcome to the thirteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. While more album release dates were pushed back due to COVID-19 and it seems we haven’t reached the peak number of coronavirus cases in America yet, none of that stopped artists from sharing a whole lot of new songs this week.  More

Jenny Hval Shares New Song “Bonus Material”

Rescheduled U.S. Tour Dates Also Announced

Apr 03, 2020

Jenny Hval has shared a new song, “Bonus Material.” It is the Norwegian experimentalist’s first new song since last September’s full-length The Practice of Love. Hval has also announced some rescheduled tour dates, shows that were postponed due to COVID-19.  More

Jenny Hval Announces 2020 North American Tour Dates

The Practice of Love Out Now via Sacred Bones

Oct 28, 2019

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval released a new album, The Practice of Love, back in September via Sacred Bones. Now she has announced some new 2020 North American tour dates. More

Jenny Hval – Stream the New Album

The Practice of Love Out Now via Sacred Bones

Sep 13, 2019

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval has released a new album, The Practice of Love, today via Sacred Bones. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

Jenny Hval Shares Strange Video for New Song “Accident”

The Practice of Love Due Out This Friday via Sacred Bones

Sep 09, 2019

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval is releasing a new album, The Practice of Love, this Friday (September 13) via Sacred Bones. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Accident," via a strange video for the track. Frequent collaborator Zia Anger directed the video, which features Anger's own mother. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Big Thief, Jenny Hval, Julien Chang, Shura, and More

Plus Michael Kiwanuka, Ride, Chelsea Wolfe, Death Cab for Cutie, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 16, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was a super strong week for new songs. There was lots of debate about how many tracks we should include this week and what would make the list. Hence we ended up with a Top 12, instead of our usual Top 10. There are also a whole lot of honorable mentions. More

Jenny Hval Shares New Song “High Alice”

The Practice of Love Due Out September 13 via Sacred Bones

Aug 13, 2019

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval is releasing a new album, The Practice of Love, on September 13 via Sacred Bones. Previously she shared its first single, "Ashes to Ashes" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now she has shared another song from the album, "High Alice." More

12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Anna Meredith, Lower Dens, Electric Youth, and More

Plus Jay Som, Jenny Hval, Ride, Penelope Isles, Gruff Rhys, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 12, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We didn't do a Songs of the Week last week because of the July 4th holiday; there really weren't too many new songs last week. So this week's edition covers songs from both this week and last week, hence we have 12 choices. More

Jenny Hval Announces New Album, Shares New Song “Ashes to Ashes”

The Practice of Love Due Out September 13 via Sacred Bones

Jul 10, 2019

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval has announced a new album, The Practice of Love, and shared its first single, "Ashes to Ashes." More

Jenny Hval Shares “Spells” Video; Plus Stream Her New EP

The Long Sleep EP Out Now via Sacred Bones

May 25, 2018

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval released a new EP, The Long Sleep, today via Sacred Bones. Previously she shared its first single, "Spells" (which was one of our Songs of the Week).  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Kamasi Washington, LUMP, Florence + the Machine, Gruff Rhys, and More

Plus Neko Case, Stuart A. Staples, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Jenny Hval, Janelle Monáe, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable Tracks

Apr 13, 2018

The top songs in this week's Songs of the Week list were readily apparent, it was just a case of working out the order, with the Top 5 switching order several times before being finalized. Many of this week's new songs are initial singles from albums or EPs also announced this week. More

Jenny Hval Announces New EP, Shares New Song “Spells”

The Long Sleep EP Due Out May 25 via Scared Bones

Apr 11, 2018

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval has announced a new EP, The Long Sleep, and shared its first single, "Spells." Check out "Spells" below, followed by the EP's tracklist and cover art, as well as her upcoming tour dates. More

Listen: Lindstrøm - “Bungl (Like a Ghost)” (Feat. Jenny Hval)

It's Alright Between Us As It Is Due Out This Friday via Smalltown Supersound

Oct 18, 2017

Norwegian space disco mastermind Lindstrøm (aka Hans-Peter Lindstrøm) is releasing a new albumIt's Alright Between Us As It Is, this Friday (October 20th) via Smalltown Supersound. More

Watch: Kelly Lee Owens - “Anxi” (feat. Jenny Hval) Video

Kelly Lee Owens Due Out March 24 via Smalltown Supersound

Mar 20, 2017

Kelly Lee Owens is a promising new electronic music artist from London. This Friday (March 24) she is releasing her self-titled debut album via Smalltown Supersound, which you can currently stream here. It More

Jenny Hval Has Been Nominated For the Nordic Music Prize

Winner Announced March 2 in Oslo, Norway

Jan 26, 2017

Jenny Hval’s Blood Bitch has been nominated for The Phonofile Nordic Music Prize, which honors the best album of the year recorded by an artist from Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, or Denmark.  More

Jan 04, 2017

Norwegian avant-garde musician Jenny Hval released her sixth album, Blood Bitch, last year via Sacred Bones. It was an acclaimed concept album partly about menstruation and featuring a fictional time traveling vampire named Orlando. More

Dec 06, 2016

Marfa Myths have announced their 2017 lineup. The festival goes down March 9 - 12 in Marfa, Texas and is put together by Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa. Weyes Blood and Perfume Genius will do a collaborative performance together.  More

Jun 14, 2016

England's Adult Jazz released a new mini album, Earrings Off!, last month via Tri Angle. Now they have shared a video for "Pumped From Above." More



Reviews

The Practice of Love

The Practice of Love

Sacred Bones

Oct 31, 2019

There is an inspirational, gleaming Queen in every neighborhood. Everywhere we look, art is being made by divine beauty. Turmoil surrounds us, but turn the other direction. More

The Long Sleep EP

The Long Sleep EP

Sacred Bones

May 29, 2018

2016 marked the year that Norwegian artist Jenny Hval's talents truly came to a glorious fruition with the scarlet reflections of Blood Bitch. That bold yet beautiful work delved into the uncomfortable taboo of menstruation, and capitalism's vampiric thirst and its effect on the artist; on first listen The Long Sleep EP is a much gentler prospect. More

Blood Bitch

Blood Bitch

Sacred Bones

Oct 10, 2016

Part way through Blood Bitch someone asks Jenny Hval "What's this album about?" She answers: "Vampires... and more things." It's a perfect description of the Norwegian's slant on songwriting. Hval is a pursuer of the sonically extraordinary; an adventurer of jarring soundscapes. More

OFF Festival 2016

August 7th, 2016

Aug 09, 2016

Thanks to the Facebook Memories function, I know that exactly six years ago—at my first OFF FestivalMore

Apocalypse, girl

Apocalypse, girl

Sacred Bones

Jun 05, 2015

While many musicians are happy to stick a "na-na-na," a "baby, baby" or any old throwaway rubbish over their thoughtless three-chord ditties, Jenny Hval is determined to push her language just as far as her music.  More