Röyksopp

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Röyksopp (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɾœʏksɔp]) are a Norwegian electronic music duo from Tromsø, formed in 1998. Since their inception, the band's line-up has included Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland.

Berge and Brundtland were introduced to each other through a mutual friend in Tromsø, Norway. They both enjoyed the same films, music and both shared an interest in electronics. The two experimented with various forms of electronic music, and bought a drum machine together during the Tromsø techno scene before going their separate ways. Several years later, the two met up again and formed Röyksopp during the Bergen Wave. After experimenting with different genres of electronic music, the band solidified their place in the electronica scene with their 2001 debut album, Melody A.M., released on the Wall of Sound record label.

Röyksopp has consistently experimented with various genres pertaining to electronic music. Stylistically, the band makes use of various genres, including ambient, house music and synthpop. The band is also known for its elaborate concert performances, which often feature eccentric outfits.

Since their 1998 debut, the duo has gained critical acclaim and popular success around the world. To date, Röyksopp has been nominated for one Grammy Award, won seven Spellemannprisen awards, performed worldwide tours, and produced albums which have topped the charts in several countries, including four consecutive number-one albums in their native Norway.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Melody A.M. Röyksopp 4.35 11
2005 The Understanding Röyksopp 4 9
2009 Junior Röyksopp 9
2010 Senior Röyksopp 5
2014 The Inevitable End Röyksopp 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 Back to Mine: Röyksopp Compilation DJ-mix Röyksopp 1
2013 Late Night Tales: Röyksopp Compilation DJ-mix Röyksopp 2

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1999 So Easy Röyksopp 1
2001 Eple Röyksopp 9
2001 Poor Leno Röyksopp 8
2002 Remind Me Röyksopp 4
2003 Sparks Röyksopp 3 5
2005 Only This Moment Röyksopp 7
2005 49 Percent Röyksopp 3
2005 What Else Is There? Röyksopp 10
2005 Curves Röyksopp 1
2006 Beautiful Day Without You Röyksopp 4
2008 Happy Birthday Röyksopp 1
2009 Happy Up Here Röyksopp 7
2009 The Girl and the Robot Röyksopp 2
2010 The Drug Röyksopp 1
2010 Tricky Tricky Röyksopp 2
2011 Forsaken Cowboy Röyksopp 1
2012 Running to the Sea Röyksopp feat. Susanne Sundfør 9
2013 Ice Machine Röyksopp 1
2013 Twenty Thirteen Röyksopp feat. Jamie Irrepressible 4
2014 Do It Again Röyksopp & Robyn 3
2014 Monument Röyksopp & Robyn 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 I Don't Know What I Can Save You From Remix Kings of Convenience & Röyksopp 1

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2014 Do It Again Röyksopp & Robyn 11

EP + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Röyksopp’s Night Out Live Röyksopp 4

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