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Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer from Swedish electronic music duo The Knife perform live on stage at Lowlands festival in Biddinghuizen, Netherlands in August.

Watch The Knife On 'Shaking' Expectations

January 1, 2014 – In a rare audio interview, the Swedish band talks about its latest album, Shaking The Habitual.


Clockwise from upper left: Early photo of My Bloody Valentine, Grouper, The Knife, Ballake Sissoko.

Read New Music From The Knife, Four Tet And (Oh Yeah) My Bloody Valentine

February 5, 2013 – Hear how our show got hijacked by the most anticipated record of the last... wait for it.. 20 years.


photo of The National by Keith Klenowski

Listen Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

June 29, 2010 – See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.


Giant Drag

Listen The Magnetic Fields, Giant Drag, The Knife, And More

February 1, 2010 – The latest All Songs Considered mix features music from The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and more.


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Read First Listen: The Knife, 'Tomorrow, In A Year'

January 28, 2010 – Hear the duo's 90-minute, Charles Darwin-themed electro-opera until its digital release on Feb. 2.

Listen A Holiday Mix from All Songs Considered

December 13, 2007 – All Songs Considered features its annual mix of quirky holiday music.


Listen Rickie Lee Jones, The Knife, Fountains of Wayne

March 2, 2007 – A strong return from Rickie Lee Jones; David Bowie meets The Last Town Chorus; Haunting Nashvill...


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