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Robyn Shares Video for “Honey”

Honey Out Now via Konichiwa/Interscope

Dec 05, 2018

Robyn has released a new album, Honey, her first in eight years, back in October via Konichiwa/Interscope. Now she has shared a video for the album's title track, "Honey." Max Vitali, who has worked with Robyn before, directed the video, which starts with a lot of close-up and abstract images of the singer, before pulling back to reveal a club setting. More

Robyn Announces 2019 North American Tour Dates

Honey Out Now via Konichiwa/Interscope

Nov 13, 2018

Robyn released a new album, Honey, her first in eight years, last month via Konichiwa/Interscope. Now she has announced some 2019 tour dates that go down next February and March. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. local time. Check out all the dates below. More

Album of the Week: Julia Holter

Aviary Out Now via Domino

Oct 26, 2018

Julia Holter has released a new album, Aviary, today via Domino and it's our Album of the Week. More

Robyn - Stream the New Album

Honey Out Now via Konichiwa/Interscope

Oct 26, 2018

Robyn has released a new album, Honey, her first in eight years, today via Konichiwa/Interscope. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are her upcoming tour dates. More

Robyn Shares New Song “Human Being” (Feat. Zhala)

Honey Due Out Tomorrow via Konichiwa/Interscope

Oct 25, 2018

Robyn is releasing a new album, Honey, her first in eight years, tomorrow (October 26) via Konichiwa/Interscope. Now she has shared one last pre-release single from it, "Human Being," which features Zhala. More

Robyn Shares New Song “Honey”

Honey Due Out October 26 via Konichiwa/Interscope

Sep 26, 2018

Robyn is releasing a new album, Honey, her first in eight years, on October 26 via Konichiwa/Interscope. It includes "Missing U," a new song (and accompanying short film) she shared in August. An earlier version of the album's title track, "Honey," appeared in the series finale of HBO's Girls last year and now she has shared the final version of the song. More

Robyn Announces First New Album in Eight Years

Honey Due Out October 26 via Konichiwa/Interscope

Sep 19, 2018

Robyn has announced a new album, Honey, her first in eight years. Honey is due out October 26 via Konichiwa/Interscope. While the tracklist has yet to be revealed, it includes "Missing U," a new song (and accompanying short film) she shared in August. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Anna Calvi, Spiritualized, Petite Noir, Neneh Cherry, and More

Plus Phosphorescent, Moses Sumney, Robyn, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Teleman, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 03, 2018

Lots of strong Songs of the Week contenders this week. We were tempted to do a Top 12 again like last week, instead of our usual Top 10, but resisted the excess. There are lots of Europeans in this week's list. More

Aug 01, 2018

Robyn has shared a new song, "Missing U." It's her first solo song since her 2010 album Body Talk. The song finds the Swedish musician teaming up Joseph Mount (Metronomy) and long-time collaborator Klas Åhlund (Robyn, Charli XCX, Madonna) to write and produce the track.  More

Watch The xx Perform With Florence Welch, Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Cat Power, and Robyn

Collaborations All Happened at This Week's "Night + Day" Concert Residency in London

Mar 16, 2017

The xx released a new albumI See You, back in January via Young Turks. This week they've been performing a series of shows in a residency at London's Brixton Academy they were calling "Night + Day" and have been bringing out some cool special guests each night.  More

Jul 13, 2016

Maya & Marty is a somewhat new NBC variety show starring Maya Rudolph and Martin Short that features a theme song from Jack White. Actress Emma Stone appeared on last night's season finale and her and Rudolph covered Robyn's 2011 song "Call Your Girlfriend." More

Listen: Metronomy - “Hang Me Out to Dry” (Feat. Robyn)

Summer 08 Due Out This Friday via Because Music

Jun 27, 2016

Metronomy are releasing a new album, Summer 08, this Friday (July 1) via Because Music. Previously the British band shared the album's first single, "Old Skool," as well as a video for the song"Back Together," and "Night Owl." Now the band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have shared another song from the album, "Hang Me Out to Dry." More

Metronomy Share “Old Skool” Video, Confirm Album Details

Summer 08 Due Out July 1 via Because Music

May 12, 2016

Yesterday, Metronomy announced their new album, Summer 08, and shared its first single, "Old Skool," via Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Now they have shared a video for "Old Skool" and confirmed the album details, including that Robyn guests on one song.   More

Listen: Jarvis Cocker, Robyn + Joseph Mount (Metronomy), and Sébastien Tellier Songs from Partisan

Songs Released Under Pseudonyms as Part of the Film Partisan, Which is Scored by Oneohtrix Point Never

Sep 30, 2015

The indie film Partisan won an award at the Sundance Film Festival, opens in New York this Friday, and is released on DVD October 14. Oneohtrix Point Never scored the movie, but several other notable musicians (Jarvis Cocker, Jason Buckle, Joseph Mount of MetronomyRobyn, and Sébastien Tellier) contributed to the soundtrack under pseudonyms. More

Watch: Kindness – “Who Do You Love? (Feat. Robyn)” Video

Otherness is Out Now on Female Energy/Mom+Pop

Nov 11, 2014

Despite its innovative, low-key R&B, Kindness’ sophomore album Otherness is bound to be one of the overlooked gems of the year. More

Nov 06, 2014

Signs you live in an awesome country? When your postage stamps feature pop stars. More

Aug 19, 2014

Last night The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon hosted Robyn and Röyksopp as its musical guests. More

Listen: Röyksopp and Robyn – “Monument (Kindness Remix)”

Do it Again Is Out Now on Cherrytree/Interscope

Aug 15, 2014

U.K. producer Kindness (a.k.a. Adam Bainbridge) has put his fingerprints on Röyksopp and Robyn single “Monument.”  More

Aug 13, 2014

Last week, Oslo, Norway hosted The Øya Festival. Photographer Thor Møller was there to cover the action.  More

Aug 12, 2014

Earlier this year Scandinavian artists Robyn and Röyksopp collaborated on a unique mini-album titled Do It AgainMore

Aug 11, 2014

Last week, Oslo, Norway hosted The Øya Festival. We sent writer/photographer Laura Studarus over to cover the event.  More

Listen: Royksopp & Robyn – “Do it Again” EP Stream

Do It Again is out May 26 on Wall Of Sound/Cooking Vinyl

May 22, 2014

So far we’ve heard Royksopp & Robyn’s dazzling first single “Do it Again,” and seen the amazing "aliens on the dancefloor" video for the duo’s second single, “Sayit.” More

Listen: Röyksopp and Robyn – “Do It Again”

Do It Again is out May 26 on Wall Of Sound/Cooking Vinyl

Apr 28, 2014

On May 26 Röyksopp and Robyn will release their collaborative EP Do it Again. More

Watch: Neneh Cherry feat. Robyn – “Out of The Black” Video

Blank Project is out now on Smalltown Supersound

Mar 18, 2014

Check out this video featuring Swedish songstresses Neneh Cherry and Robyn. More

Watch: The Lonely Island – “Go Kindergarten” Video

Robyn, Diddy, and Paul Rudd Take Over a Club

Jun 11, 2013

In the new The Lonely Island video "Go Kindergarten," things get…strange.  More

Watch: Robyn Takes the Stage at Saturday Night Live

“Dancing on My Own”/ “Call Your Girlfriend”

Dec 11, 2011

Last night, Robyn stopped by Saturday Night Live. We have video of her performances.  More

Oct 21, 2011

Robyn brought the 1980s funk to Ellen, perform Body Talk cut, “Call Your Girlfriend.” We have the clip.  More

Coachella 2011 Day One Report – Cut Copy, Odd Future, Tame Imapala, Interpol, and more

Plus Cee Lo Green, Gayngs, Ariel Pink, Cold Cave, and others

Apr 16, 2011

Day one of Coachella 2011 displayed several improvements over last year. There was less of a crowd (even though it was sold out this year, they put more of a limitation on how many tickets could be sold). Security was tighter and parking seemed less of a pain. And it even seemed as though the Mojave and Gobi tents were a little bigger this year and able to accommodate more fans. Highlights of the day included two bands from down under and some soft rockers; where-as two notable artists stormed off the stage.


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Robyn Hits The Road With Katy Perry

Dates Begin Tonight in Boston

Feb 04, 2011

Swedish dance queen Robyn is hitting the road with teen dreamer, Katy Perry, for a string of big-venue dates. We have the full line-up.  More

Jan 26, 2011

In this super silly video for Skulls & Douster track “Bad Gal,” the duo engages in some serious Bond action that would make Peter Sellers proud. Of course, it’s Robyn that steals the show.  More

Robyn Announces North American Tour Dates

Beginning November 23, She Won’t Be Dancing On Her Own

Nov 22, 2010

Today, Swedish pop star Robyn announced her fully scheduled North American jaunt. We have the dates.  More

Robyn Covers Prince

“When Doves Cry”

Nov 19, 2010

Prince is guy Minneapolis-born musician whose slippery-sexy songs and desire to “party like it’s 1999” had defined a generation. Robyn is a Swedish chanteuse who lit up blogs last summer with her anti-party anthem, “Dancing On My Own” and tore up stages with her dynamic performances. So other than glossy pop, what do the two have in common? An “obscure” little Prince tune called “When Doves Cry.” More

Robyn to Play Radio City Music Hall

February 5, 2011 New York Is The Place to Be

Nov 17, 2010

Swedish pop star Robyn is having one heck of a year—and it looks like 2011 will be no different.  More

Robyn Takes “Dancing on My Own” To Jimmy Fallon

Summer Anthem Pushed Into the Fall

Nov 12, 2010

Last night, Robyn took her summer heartbreak anthem “Dancing on My Own” to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. We have the video.  More

Oct 28, 2010

Robyn's excellent new single "Indestructible" got an accompanying video today. We have the clip. More

Robyn Invades North America

Robyn Invades North America

Sep 16, 2010

Scandinavian dance goddess Robyn is hitting the road for a string of North American dates this November. We have the full schedule.  More



Reviews

Øya Festival 2014 Day Three: Blood Orange, Neutral Milk Hotel, Highasakite, and Robyn and Röyksopp

August 8th, 2014

Aug 14, 2014

Of all the highly anticipated sets of day three of Øya (Blood OrangeNeutral Milk HotelRobyn and Röyksopp among them) I didn’t expect that the one that would actively make me tear up a bit would be Oslo’s HighasakiteMore

Coachella 2011 Day 1 Recap: Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Gayngs, Robyn, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill

Apr 16, 2011

Following numerous complaints of last year's festival being far too crowded, this year Goldenvoice the organizers of Coachella 2011 made significant changes to address that concern. A wristband with a microchip is now necessary at all time during the festival, scanned at no fewer than two checkpoints on the way into the festival. Additionally, they also sold less tickets than last year. The result of both thus far (it might just be that many attendees couldn't get Friday off from work) is a greatly improved experience. Even during headliner Kings of Leon there was plenty of room to maneuver and find a decent spot to watch the show. So in that respect, it's already a great improvement on last year. This year's music started off with an impressive array of talent, but had little in the way of jaw-dropping moments the festival has become famous for. More

Body Talk Pt. 2

Body Talk Pt. 2

Konichiwa

Oct 27, 2010

Swedish-born singer Robin Miriam Carisson, better known as Robyn, has a proven track record of making effortless, forward-thinking, and sophisticated pop music. She's never made a bad album and since her 1995 debut Robyn has consistently kept critics and listeners on the edge of their seats always wanting more. More