We're beyond psyched to welcome Oslo's Ellie Linden and her band Das Body to the Luminelle Recordings family. Ellie's already been called "brilliant" by i-D on the strength of a handful of rousing, increasingly buzzy performances in Das Body's native Norway, and the group's debut single "Boys" is a balmy and brash summer jam that conjures some vibrant lost '80s dance-pop anthem and earliest Lykke Li vibes in equal measure...
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:
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":
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:
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: