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video: Smerz – Half Life

HALF LIFE

stream Sassy 009’s hypnotic debut Do you mind EP

SASSY 009 EP

Following a couple of extremely hypnotic and restorative singles that we've had in heavy rotation on our SiriusXM show from the moment we heard them, Oslo's Sassy 009 shares one of the most promising and lowkey life-giving (it's the flute) debuts of the year, officially out Friday on Hard Up / Luft Recordings:

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SASSY 009 – Are you leaving

Are You Leaving - Single

Oslo's SASSY 009 share another gorgeous, hypnotically flickering electronic-pop jam -- that fluttering new age flute manages to simultaneously soothe and rip -- taken from the group's Do You Mind EP, out November 3rd on Hard Up / Luft Recordings...

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SASSY 009 – Pretty Baby

Sassy 009

Oslo's SASSY 009 share their gloriously woozy new jam "Pretty Baby", a flickering, pulsating banger that the group says is about "being obsessed with someone without knowing what you're attracted to, so you become obsessed with that person without knowing them...

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Susanne Sundfør x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover part I: Movies for People in Trouble

SUSANNE SUNDFOR

The brilliant Susanne Sundfør will release her new record Music For People In Trouble this week via Bella Union, and today we are honored to welcome the Norwegian pop luminary as she takes over the site for the day. In keeping with the theme of her beautiful new album, Susanne will be sharing lists of her favorite books, films, and musicians -- as well as some of her own photos from her extensive travels -- that inspired the new album, under the title "...for People in Trouble":

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polaroids: Smerz at MOCA Los Angeles

SMERZ LA VII

Copenhagen-via-Norway duo Smerz rocked the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA last night. All photos by Faith Silva on the Impossible Project's glossy new metallic frame film. Click for more:

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Smerz drop new single “Oh my my” for XL Recordings

Oh my my

Norwegian duo Catharina Stoltenberg + Henriette Motzfeldt -- aka Smerz -- return with a hypnotically whirring new single for XL Recordings, once again eliciting those distinctive, blurred late-night club vibes that made their debut EP Okey one of the most magical and original releases of 2016. Watch the Michella Bredahl-directed video for "Oh my my" below, and catch Smerz live later this month when they play their first-ever U.S. shows in Brooklyn/SF/LA:

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Anna of the North shares the beautiful title track from her new album Lovers

Lovers - Single

Norwegian dream-pop duo Anna of the North shares the balmy, glowing title track from their beautiful forthcoming LP Lovers, coming this September:

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you might be sleeping

jakob ogawa

Clairo, an extremely versatile young Boston artist to whom we were just introduced earlier this month by Drew of Hoops, collabs with Oslo's Jakob Ogawa on a dreamy soft-pop duet, taken from the latter's forthcoming debut EP. Listen to the exceedingly charming and lovely "You Might Be Sleeping" below:

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Smerz – live at the Tate Modern

SMERZ

Hypnotic set from about-to-blow-up Norwegian duo Henriette Motzfeldt + Catharina Stoltenberg, aka Smerz, live from the Tate Modern in London last month, featuring sick visuals by Natalia Stuyk:

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