Jenny Hval and Gazelle Twin on artistic identity and playing with performance conventions

Ahead of playing the forthcoming edition of Rewire Festival, the two experimental musicians discuss the conventions of performance, how they approach each of their projects and the shared connections in their work

Jenny Hval: Classic Objects review

On ‘Classic Objects’, Jenny Hval strips her characteristics down to their bare essentials and writes some of the most personal songs of her career

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Deconstructing Jenny Hval

Few dare to blend high theory and art pop like the Norwegian musician and writer. But for her latest chapter, Jenny Hval is finding inspiration in the ordinary

Jenny Hval – The Practice of Love

The Practice of Love is an ambitious undertaking and a bold new direction for the Norwegian artist

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Listen to Jenny Hval’s lead single Ashes to Ashes from upcoming album The Practice of Love

Jenny Hval’s new album ‘The Practice of Love’ is out on 13 September via Sacred Bones , featuring contributions from Vivian Wang, Laura Jean and Félicia Atkinson. The Norwegian multidisciplinary artist has also shared the lead single.

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Le Guess Who? unveils first wave of acts for 2019 edition

87 acts join the line-up for the Utrecht festival

Jenny Hval – The Long Sleep

On ‘The Long Sleep’, Hval builds up and out of the more combative themes and approaches to earlier albums like Apocalypse, girl and Blood Bitch

Perfume Genius, Kelly Lee Owens, Jenny Hval and more announced for Le Guess Who?

The Dutch festival has made its first big reveal today, unveiling 67 artists and curators for the programme

Supersonic Festival announce complete 2017 line-up

Highlights from the latest round of additions include Big Joanie, a Nawa Recordings showcase and a kids-only gig from Japanese grindcore outfit Melt Banana

Kelly Lee Owens and Jenny Hval share their collaborative video Anxi

The London producer will be releasing her album this week

Kelly Lee Owens Finds Her Voice

Having embraced electronic production, the rising artist meets with Ben Murphy to explain how the feminine strength of her rural Welsh upbringing continues to inspire her to this day

Kelly Lee Owens announces debut album, shares track featuring Jenny Hval

The self-titled album will arrive on Smalltown Supersound on 24 March. London-based singer and producer…

Jenny Hval shares NSFW video for The Great Undressing

Norwegian artist Jenny Hval has released a video for her song The Great Undressing, which…

Pharmakon, Jenny Hval and Lorenzo Senni added to CTM lineup

The Berlin-based festival have just added a host of new names to their 2017 lineup…

Staying In

Welcome to your new weekly guide of what to watch, read and listen to this weekend

Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch

In a press release, Norwegian art-pop auteur Jenny Hval asserts that her fifth album, and…

Hot Topic

It’s time for our monthly roundup of politically charged musical offerings from around the web. This month features Jenny Hval, M.I.A and more

Jenny Hval releases new single Period Piece free online

The track is the latest of Adult Swim’s singles series and precedes the upcoming album…

Jenny Hval shares new song Conceptual Romance

Touted as her most accessible work yet, Jenny inches open more light onto her upcoming album, Blood Bitch…

Jenny Hval announces new album, Blood Bitch

The Norwegian artist and writer returns with lead single Female Vampire – part of an investigation of the “most terrifying blood: menstruation”

Primavera Sound announce 2016 line-up

LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead and more announced for Primavera Sound 2016 Primavera Sound Festival is set to return…

December 2015 Playlist: EOTY Special

Our latest playlist is compiled entirely from our top 100 albums and our 50 favourite tracks of 2015

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Industry Pick:
Øya Festival 2015

As Øya Festival kicks off this week, we got the best in the biz to tell us which Norwegian artists they’ll be front row for

Jenny Hval‘s top five karaoke songs

Jenny Hval reveals her top 5 karaoke classics.

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Jenny Hval Apocalypse, girl Album Review

Apocalypse, girl opens with a quote from the Danish poet Mette Moestrup. One of Scandinavia’s…

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Jenny Hval: the improvised hallucination

In a sense it exists in a fluid universe; melodies are briefly active before disintegrating, lyrics and ideas make contact for a moment before twisting and melting completely.


It’s hard to imagine another city on Earth that could pull off a festival like…