Highasakite: New Song “Someone Who’ll Get It”

We first introduced you to Highasakite in 2012 as part of Muruch’s Surfacing series and their gorgeous debut, Silent Treatment, was one of our Top Albums of 2014. The Norwegian indie-pop trio just released a new single, “Someone Who’ll Get It,” from their forthcoming sophomore album (title & date tba) and here ya go…

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Muruch’s 2014 Top Albums Playlist

Last week Muruch’s Top Albums of 2014 were revealed. This week we’re happy to share a Spotify playlist of every song (over 200!) from every album on our list except one (by a certain singer who notoriously pulled her music from Spotify). Enjoy!


Muruch’s Top Albums of 2014

It’s that time of year again! This year brought us several astoundingly brilliant releases (especially my #1-5), a shockingly pleasant surprise from a formerly disliked artist (#18?!?) and even more shocking disappointments from formerly beloved ones (Charlie XCX, Foxygen, Leela James, Lia Ices, Gerard Way). Here are the 20 albums I enjoyed most this year. Click the album titles for my original reviews. And you can listen to the albums in this Spotify playlist.

Muruch’s Top 20 Albums of 2014…

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Highasakit​e: Silent Treatment

Norwegian indie-pop trio Highasakite‘s debut full-length album, Silent Treatment, is strange, beautiful and anything but predictable.

With the lyric “Lover, where do you live? In the sky?”, the album glides opens on a melodic, wistful breeze.

The thunderous percussion of “Since Last Wednesday” and “Leaving No Traces” make for a sudden, drastic shift in sound.

Other fave tracks are “I, The Hand Grenade” and “Darth Vader,” though I find it curious and amusing that Highasakite singer-songwriter Ingrid Håvik refers to herself as a “terrorist,” “parasite,” “Philistine,” “killer bee” and “Darth Vader” in the lyrical course of just two songs.

“Iran” is the stand out track with dazzling drama that would make Florence + the Machine, Bat For Lashes and Lykke Li proud.

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