2009

  • The Girl And The Robot in Pitchfork’s Top Tracks of 2009

    “To paraphrase Rob Sheffield’s line about a Replacements song, “The Girl and the Robot” finds Robyn pouring her heart out over Röyksopp’s synthesizers after a long night of MTV. Against a disconcerted, increasingly frenetic electro-pop beat, a lonely Robyn cries out to an emotionally unresponsive workaholic lover, claiming, “you never seem to know when to… Read more

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  • The Last.fm Best of 2009

    Röyksopp are featured in Last.fm’s Best of 2009 chart at no. 24 with 4,544,025 plays from 772,141 listeners. Also 26,531 Last.fm users saw Röyksopp at 44 festivals and 29 gigs!! Click here to see all the info and check out the rest of the chart.

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  • Anneli shot makes Pitchfork round-up

    Pitchfork are rounding up their favorite live shots from 2009. Eirik Lande‘s shot of Anneli Drecker in full head dress with Royksopp made the list, click here to see the full list! Photo by Eirik Lande

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  • Röyksopp Grammy Nomination!

    Jean Elan’s remix of Röyksopp’s The Girl And The Robot feat. Robyn has been nominated for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. Links to buy the download in your country here, listen to the full track below, let us know what you think in the comments below! The other remixes nominated… Read more

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  • Röyksopp top VG end-of-decade list

    Melody A.M. has been named as VG’s favorite album of the decade with The Understanding coming in close behind at no. 5!

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  • Must all good things come to an end…?

    …well, I most certainly do not hope so. (I sincerely hope it’ll sustain and echo forever!) But as far as our recent US & Mexican adventures go, they have come to a definite end.  And as I sit here in my hotelroom, observing the Manhattan skyline whilst listning to “Blade runner blues”, I conclude that… Read more

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  • ‘Happy Up Here’ is on the shortlist for 6music’s single of the year!!

    ‘Happy Up Here’ is on the shortlist for 6music’s single of the year!! Vote here and Steve Lamacq will play it in his New Years Eve countdown show! Click here to place your vote!

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  • …And we’re off..

    Sitting in my hotelroom in downtown LA, trying to gather myself & my thoughts after yesterdays gig and most heart-warming welcome by the LA-crowd – much obliged, people!

    Yesterdays show initated our currently ongoing shenanigans here in the US – tonite we play San Francisco. Good times…

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  • Listen back to the KCRW session

    Listen back to the KCRW session recorded in LA yesterday:

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  • Röyksopp on KCRW

    Svein and Torbjorn will be taking to the airwaves tomorrow (Wed 18th Nov) to join Jason Bentley for Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW. They will be playing live ahead of the start of their US Tour. You can hear the show live online on kcrw.com at 11.15am.

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