Dance to the underground
Bringing a completely new sound into the scene, Brother and Sister Olaf and Karin are melting catchy pop with a spice of retro, dark lyrics and even darker attitude all wrapped up in innovative sounds and structures, surrounding that unbelievable voice and singing of Karin drajer.
Deep Cuts was their breakthrough LP, with it’s biggest hit “heartbeats” getting worldwide success due to a cheesy acoustic cover version by fellow swedish jose gonzales for a sony bravia commercial. The only good thing it proved was that simply great songwriting is in the basis of every good thing.
“silent shout” hit a darker note, non the less perfect.
this year Karin embarked on an even darker project – her solo act fever ray, while bro Olaf writes music for the royal danish theatre.
Royksopp – What else is there
for a lot of people the phenomenon known as the knife started here, when karin sung on this beautiful royksopp track.
Tho Melody A.M. Is their best in making the most out of chillout, the norwegian duo still managed to offer something interesting in every album.
oh. and some of the best videos ever:
Bjork – Pagan Poetry
The Icing on the scandinavian cake, this digital age masterpiece of a song intwines old with new, analog with digital and words with binary.
This is kind of bjorks goobye to mainstream, as since from there on she went this decade on to being too avnat-garde to listen to, even for you.