The last 15 years saw the rise of the "Unplugged" phenomenon, in which rockers like Nirvana and Oasis got all sensitive with their acoustic instruments. Now, Norway's Erlend Øye is moving in the opposite direction. As half of Kings of Convenience, the singer/songwriter initially released two records of mopey hushedness, spearheading the "quiet is the new loud" movement with the 2001 album of the same name. But on his... More >>>