The Knife

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Fever Ray’s Karin Dreijer on romance, ageing and kink: ‘There is always the dangerous route’
The Knife co-founder’s third solo album finds them swapping edge for the ‘peaceful sadness’ of age – a new shade of nonconformism for a musician famed for their socialist, genderqueer politics

Chal Ravens

17, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Fever Ray review – cartoonish camp and eco-rave vibes
Swedish art rocker Karin Dreijer is best when she translates experimental music to the stage with a bang

Laura Snapes

21, Mar, 2018 @12:57 PM

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Fever Ray: on pleasure, patriarchy and political revolution
In the wake of Plunge, her first album in eight years, Karin Dreijer opens up about her queer re-awakening, motherhood and the joys of Tinder

Michael Cragg

18, Nov, 2017 @7:00 AM

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These are the songs that never end: 10 of music's most rewarding long cuts
Father John Misty just debuted Leaving LA, a 13-minute, chorus-free track off his upcoming album. Here are the most brilliant and bewitching songs to have gotten the long-form treatment

Sam Richards

08, Feb, 2017 @3:43 PM

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Readers recommend: songs about knives results playlist
RR regular Shoegazer has picked this week’s playlist, which you can read about and listen to here as we continue our slightly tweaked format


25, Feb, 2016 @12:13 PM

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Hiya wal Âalam: Olof Dreijer's new group goes beyond The Knife's edge
After the Knife called it a day last year, Olof Dreijer teamed up with Tunisian composer Houwaida Hedfi and swapped four-to-the-floor for the flute

Caitlin Curran

20, Nov, 2015 @2:35 PM

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New band of the week: Georgia (No 56)
Meet the former would-be professional soccer star turned purveyor of impressively brittle post-grime pop

Paul Lester

05, Jun, 2015 @10:58 AM

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The Knife review – farewell to the feelgood thunderers
The Scandinavian electropop pioneers bow out with a theatrical show that gleefully blends dance music with identity politics, writes Tshepo Mokoena

Tshepo Mokoena

07, Nov, 2014 @12:11 PM

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Live music booking now
The Knife | SBTRKT | A$AP Mob | Gnarwolves | Jamie T | Kaiser Chiefs

Lanre Bakare

06, Sep, 2014 @5:00 AM

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The Knife confirm that group will 'close down' after final tour
Swedish act will perform one last leg of their Shaking The Habitual show before concentrating on other projects

Sean Michaels

22, Aug, 2014 @8:30 AM

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The Knife to write music for Swedish anti-national 'cabaret'
Avant-electro act serve as a house band for a production, entitled Europa Europa, conceived by the Swedish art collective Ful

Sean Michaels

21, Mar, 2014 @12:39 PM

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Little Dragon review – a band on the verge of greatness

The dreamily idiosyncratic Gothenburg four-piece show London why they're in such demand, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

02, Mar, 2014 @12:07 AM

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