fever ray

Fever Ray covers Vashti Bunyan
Fever Ray offers up this eerie and oddly affecting cover of Vashti Bunyan's "Here Before" -- complete with vaguely disturbing cooing baby -- on her new "very limited"/numbered tour 7". Stream it below, and pick up the 7", with cover art by M…
premiere :: new fever ray remix
Mute hooked us up with this remix from London's Ben Hoo, taken from Fever Ray's upcoming Triangle Walks single. The single is out on 12"/digitally on June 23, and features remixes from Tiga, Allez-Allez, and more.
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Also keep an eye out for the "Triangle Walks"…
velvet pt. III

Here's the second massive official remix of the Big Pink's "Velvet" to surface in as many weeks: we posted Gang Gang Dance's take last week, and this time around, Van Rivers & the Subliminal Kid -- aka the dudes who helped create the minimalist "analogue sound" on Fever Ray's…
mp3: fever ray x studio

I leave you for the weekend with this outstanding version of Fever Ray's "When I Grow Up," reworked by Lissvik of Swedish balearic duo Studio. I mentioned it briefly last week, but now we've got the mp3 clear to post for your weekend. Probably my favorite remix of the year so far; the chil…
videos: dum dum girls :: “catholicked” + “blank girl”
L.A.'s Dum Dum Girls just posted a couple of new videos, both comprised of appropriately winsome vintage found footage, on her youtube channel. The first -- for "Catholicked," which is the song that made us fall in love with DDG in the first place -- features some fitting home movies of a …
serio
I can't say that I've ever heard the original version of this song from Australia's Lost Valentinos, but I'm willing to bet that it wasn't this bizarre and awesome before Weird Tapes got a hold of it:
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The second enthralling and slightly di…
if i had a heart
Video of '09 (SO FAR)?
(directed by andreas nilsson // via pitchfork.tv)
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fever ray
Fever Ray is the new "Emo / Psychedelic / Ambient" solo project from the Knife's Karin Dreijer. Not much info available at this point other than "new album out early 2009" (on the Knife's own Rabid Records), but a reader sent over a link to this forebodi…