Swedish electro-pop experimentalists The Knife are doing a number of select shows in the the US and Canada in April, not a full-fledged tour, but shows built around their Coachella performance in April. The Coachella shows kick things off, then they'll head to Colorado, Illinois, Montreal, Toronto and New York. They're expansive live show for the Shaking The Habitual album from last year should be interesting playing out on a big stage like Coachella. with live screens projecting ares of focus on a busy stage.
Get a fresh set of The Knife’s tour dates here.
The band’s announcement reads, in part, “This time, we, The Knife, are a group of people with diverse approaches to dance, moves and music. Some of us are musicians, some of us are vocalists, some of us are choreographers, some of us are experienced performers and some of us are not. We are very proud to announce that Shannon Funchess from the electronic punk duo Light Asylum (New York) is joining the show. Already familiar with the project as she sings on the record, she is now with us on stage.”
Check out the Shaking The Habitual album in full below. Spacelab writer Corey Tate reviewed the album and said ""Full of Fire" is lively with burnt and electro-fried beats, Karin's voice drenched in finely honed distortion that sounds like a fading radio transmission. The keyboards squeak with unpredictable (but oh so interesting) intensity. The drum loops hold it all together, but are as varied as the keyboard modulation." Read the full review.