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Kings of Convenience at Warsaw, 06.04.10

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It was a night that emphasized quiet and loud, a running theme I’m finding at Kings of Convenience gigs. Their second round of promoting 2009′s Declaration of Dependence, (this second rounder was scheduled for February but got cancelled), so better late than never…

6 Jun 2010 | More

Kings of Convenience: It All Depends

Nothing suits talking to the Kings of Convenience (aka Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe) more than sitting in a cozy room on a rainy Friday. As I enter, I am greeted by Bøe twinkling the piano setting the relaxing tone for our chat. The room is stocked with honey and yogurt to heal Øye’s cold. Understandably, it’s been a tiring week for the duo in New York…

28 Sep 2009 | 1 comment | More

Kings of Convenience at Bowery Ballroom, NYC, 09.10.09

It was perhaps the quietest gig in my show-going career. Kings of Convenience strummed and cooed to a sold-out crowd that was louder than the musicians (a Bowery first?) on stage. The evening was filled with banter, mainly from Erlend Øye cracking jokes, encouraging our participation and of course, dancing awkwardly (in a way only he can).

12 Sep 2009 | More