Earlier today we reported that Karin Dreijer-Andersson would reissue the debut album from her solo project Fever Ray with special packaging and extra material including remixes, videos, and a live performance. The website for Britain’s Guardian newspaper is in fact offering MP3 files from that show—a March 2009 concert from Lulea, Sweden—as a free download now through midnight Monday, October 26. Click here to get it.
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As one half of acclaimed electro duo The Knife, Karin Dreijer Andersson thrives on theatrics. She and brother Olaf craft dense atmospheres laced with morbid, obscure lyrics, while their live shows find them shrouded in darkness, covered in face paint, flanked by ominous singing puppets. On her eponymous solo debut as Fever Ray, Andersson steps out of her self-imposed shadows with more personal songwriting and more organic instrumentation. While not too far removed from her Silent Shouts of yesteryear, it still brings its own distinct, otherworldly chill to the air. Read more…
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