The Top 100 Singles of 2016

Surprise: I didn't feel like dealing with the stress of putting my favorite 50 songs of the year in some arbitrary order as I've done for the past several years — so I put 100 songs in some arbitrary order instead. The ranking is whatever, because I think all these songs equally deserve lots of…


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"Never Ever": Royksopp & Susanne Sundfor Remain a Match Made in Electro-Pop Heaven

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDBzeM6KLlQ Röyksopp have yet to falter. They just know how to do it. And, well, do it again. From their earliest days with 2001's largely instrumental Melody AM to their profoundly moving final album (in the traditional sense anyway), 2014's The Inevitable End, the…


"Monument": Robyn And Royksopp Take Us Into Another Dimension

And now, a perfectly timed video to take us far, far away from this world. (Briefly, at least.) Scandi-pop titans Robyn and Royksopp, currently out together again on tour, have just unveiled the Max Vitali-directed visual for their Do It Again EP epic, "Monument." But don't expect any…


"Do It Again": Robyn And Royksopp Deliver Dance-Pop Perfection...Again

Robyn and Royksopp went into a recording studio. Is it any wonder they walked out with some of the greatest music of the year? No, of course not. The last time we heard from the Swedish Queen of Pop, she was churning out 2010's best album of the year, Body Talk, in the form of three EPs spread…


Praise The Pop Gods: Robyn and Royksopp Are Releasing A Mini-Album In May

Like a Christina Aguilera career retrospective, this day just keeps getting better. Following the premiere of Lana Del Rey's hypnotic Ultraviolence lead single "West Coast" this morning, Queen of Sweden and Iconic Fembot Robyn has just announced a mini-album called Do It Again with Norwegian…


Robyn & Röyksopp Are Going On Tour Together Again in Summer 2014

I've got some news for you: Robyn and Röyksopp are coming to a city near you. From Robyn.com: Robyn and Röyksopp have announced their plans for a joint tour during the summer of 2014! The Röyksopp & Robyn Do It Again Tour 2014 will head across Europe, North America and points beyond, stopping at…


Annie Gets Around in Ralph Myerz's "Take A Look At The World" (Video Premiere)

Hey, Annie! Our favorite Norwegian Queen of Pop has been slowly stirring up anticipation for her upcoming follow-up to 2009's flaw-free album, Don't Stop. Along with the premiere of her moody lead single "Tube Stops and Lonely Hearts", Annie's also made a guest vocal appearance on producer Ralph…


Annie Returns on New Ralph Myerz Track, "Take A Look At The World"

(DON'T) STOP YOUR ENTIRE LIFE. Four years after releasing her oft-delayed, endlessly amazing Don't Stop, the Almighty Annie has finally returned to us. Earlier today, Norway's NRK Radio premiered the brand new single from Norwegian producer Ralph Myerz's upcoming album SuperSonic Pulse called…


Röyksopp Teases New Tune on TV: "Running to the Sea (feat. Susanne Sundfør)"

'Tis a beautiful thing when an electronic producer finds an unusual pop voice for the perfect electro-pop pairing. And perhaps no one does it more magically than Röyksopp, the supremely talented Norwegian electronica duo responsible for roughly a billion amazing collaborations--from their…


MuuMuse Presents: The Top 25 Albums of 2011

There's no way around it: 2011 was an astoundingly good year in pop music. Not since the 2007 reign of Kylie's X, Britney's Blackout, Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad and Girl's Aloud's Tangled Up has there been such a strong showing in pop: We found love in the most hopeless of places, hung onto a…


Margaret Berger Shows Us Love on New "In A Box" B-Side, "4-E.V.E.R.L.O.V.E"

Margaret Berger is feeling the love. Earlier today, the Nordic pop songstress tweeted a link to a SoundCloud stream of "4-E.V.E.R.L.O.V.E," the delightfully lush B-side featured on the limited 7" vinyl release of her latest single, "In A Box." (Check out her gender-bending video for "In A Box"…


MuuCast Episode 7: Miles Away

It's time for a brand new MuuCast! Fair warning: This isn't a collection of juicy booty bangers or sizzling electro stompers--instead, it's the stuff of dreams. Inspired by my recent longing to travel, plenty of downtime and perhaps a touch of the holiday blues, I now present MuuCast Episode 7:…