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Best of DEF in 2017

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Fever Ray- To The Moon And Back 
The first single and video from Fever Ray’s sophomore album ‘Plunge’.

The Knife – Live At Terminal 5 
Alongside the release of the album & DVD The Knife released their Terminal 5 concert film from 2014’s Shaking The Habitual Tour up in full on youtube.

M83 – Holograms (Colin Rich Last Light Video) 
Filmmaker Colin Rich created this time lapse film ‘Last Light’ soundtracked by M83’s Holograms from the Soundtrack to the film You & The Night. He previously worked with M83 for the Hollywood Bowl show in 2013.

Moby – Like A Motherless Child 
The first video from Moby’s forthcoming album Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt.

DSC – Coming Round (Rex The Dog Remix) 
This year Rex The Dog remixed Coming Round by DSC.

Robyn – Be Mine (Mark E Remix) 
The final instalment of the RMX/RBN project which was released in full on vinyl this year.

Röyksopp – Coachella Performance 
Röyksopp performed at Coachella Festival for the first time this year alongside solo shows in LA and Oakland. This year also saw the release of their Club Mix of single Never Ever.

Susanne Sundfør – Undercover 
Undercover was the first single from Susanne Sundfør’s ‘Music For People In Trouble’ album released in September this year.

Ziur – Laughing And Crying At The Same Time (featuring Zhala) 
Zhala featured on this song from the debut album from Berlin based producer Ziur.

Bert Songs Artists 


Big Black Delta – Huggin & Kissin This 2014 track release came to prominence this year after becoming essential to the story line of Netflix’s “The Sinner”.

Tiga – Woke 
A song inspired by the feeling of freedom felt by Tiga after throwing his phone into the ocean.

ionnalee – Gone 
The latest audiovisual from ionnalee from her forthcoming album ‘Everyone Afraid To Be Forgotten’.

DEF in 2016

Moby & The Void Pacific Choir – Are You Lost In The World Like Me?

M83 – Do It, Try It

Röyksopp – Never Ever (Featuring Susanne Sundfør)

Robyn – RMX/RBN Project

Susanne Sundfør – Reincarnation

Rex The Dog – Teufelsberg (Modular Video)

Mylo – Transmissions

Karim & Karam – Klit Karma Mix

Olof Dreijer – Rinse FM Mix

Zhala Remix of Robyn – Stars 4 Ever

DEF Christmas Songs

A selection of Christmas songs chosen by DEF artists and staff members…

David Bowie & Bing Crosby – Little Drummer Boy

Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby

Erasure – She Wont Be Home (Lonely Christmas)

The Knife – Reindeer

Low – Just Like Christmas

Mary J Blige – Christmas In The City

Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You

Nils Bech – O Helga Natt

Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind

Röyksopp – Le Cantique de Noel

Run DMC – Christmas In Hollis

Snoop Dogg & Nate Dogg – Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto

Sparks – Thank God It’s Not Christmas

Wiley – Cheer Up, It’s Christmas

DEF Artists at the P3 Gull Awards

This year Röyksopp were presented with the prestigious P3 Gull award for the influence of their music both internationally and abroad. The band performed ‘I Had This Thing’ with Jamie Irrepressibles at the ceremony last year and Susanne Sundfør– who has also received the award- performed Fade Away in 2014. Watch both performances below.


DEF Covers

Inspired by the recent chart success of a cover of a DEF artist’s track we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite covers by and of DEF artists. Featuring Robyn, Moby, Röyksopp, Susanne Sundfør & Fever Ray.

DEF Artists at Glastonbury Festival

This weekend’s Glastonbury Festival saw the return of M83 after their debut in 2005. You can watch the performance in full here. Moby was the first to perform at Glastonbury in 1998, returning in 2001 before going to the headline in 2003 as the first def artist. In 2005, both Röyksopp & Mylo returned having made their respective debuts in  2003 & 2004 respectively. Robyn made her only appearance at the festival so far in 2011.

Moby 2003

History of DEF at Coachella

Röyksopp made their Coachella debut this weekend. Moby was the first of our artists to perform, playing at the first ever Coachella in 1999. M83 made their Coachella debut in 2005 and Mylo DJ’d before Madonna in 2006. Fever Ray played in 2010 and Robyn in 2011. M83 returned in 2012 followed by Moby’s legendary DJ set in 2013. The Knife played Coachella as part of their Shaking The Habitual tour in 2014. M83 started their worldwide Junk Tour their in 2016.

iamamiwhoami; necessities giveaway

To whom it may concern present necessities, a line of unisex, organic clothing to encourage to an awareness of our impact on the ‪environment‬, and where each necessity is meant to fit the person and not an ideal. To celebrate the release of the range we’re giving away 3 IDENTITY Tees. Enter your email address below for a chance to win.

To whom it may concern; necessities (full film) from To whom it may concern. on Vimeo

The Dø nominated at Les Victoires de la Musique.

The Dø have been nominated for Best Live Act and Music Video of the Year at Les Victoires de la Musique.

DEF Artists Nominated for Norwegian Grammys

Video of the Year: Röyksopp and Stian Andersen ‘Skulls’

Pop Solo Artist: Susanne Sundfør

Producer of the Year: Susanne Sundfør

Album of the Year: Susanne Sundfør ‘Ten Love Songs’

Song of the Year: Susanne Sundfør ‘Delirious’

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