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Robert Turman – Beyond worldly values (interview)

Feature March 6 2015

Turman1 By Simon Christensen. A rare interview with noise pioneer and former NON-member, Robert Turman, who a few years ago resumed his career and ventures in music from the 70’s and 80’s. That happened with help from a.o. Aaron Dilloway (Hanson Records) and Danish label Cejero, who released Turman’s latest record “Three Parts”, set up his European tour, and reminded us of the reserved musician’s extraordinary and groundbreaking ...

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Drone Not Drones – 28 timers droner for fred (interview med Luke Heiken)

January 28 2015

10428683_308971412642626_3249387634427610454_n Af Andreas Melchior. Logo af Sonny Kay. Til en koncert i 2013 spillede det legendariske Duluth-band Low en 27 minutter lang udgave af “Do You Know How to Waltz?”, hvorefter sanger Alan Sparhawk erklærede: “Drone, not drones”. Sloganet havde han fra sin ven Luke Heiken, som havde fået trykt frasen på et klistermærke. Fra at have været et enkeltstående statement udviklede det sig ...

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The ongoing struggle of freeform arts and financial death – an interview about WFMU documentary “Sex & Broadcasting”

Feature December 7 2014

ken wfmu Af Simon Christensen et al. The long-awaited documentary “Sex & Broadcasting” about the great freeform radio station WFMU (esta. 1958) finally had its world premiere a few weeks ago. It has been some years underway and was originally crowdfunded under the title “Freeform or Death”, which succinctly indicates the way the New Jersey-radio station works, as well as its continual five decade long struggle ...

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“It’s supposed to be about FREEDOM” – interview med The Young Sinclairs

Feature October 24 2014

sinclairs2 Af Andreas Melchior. Fotos fra bandet. I næsten 10 år har Young Sinclairs udgivet adskillige hjemmegjorte albums, cd-r’er, syvtommere og albums, som man kan høre på bandets bandcamp; udtrippet fuzz, freaky 12-strenget rock’n’roll og, ikke mindst, kimende, harmonisk folk-rock. Bandet har netop udgivet “This Is The Young Sinclairs” på det engelske label Ample Play (Sudden Death Of Stars, Paperhead, Bed Rugs m.fl.), og Passive/Aggressive bringer i den forbindelse et interview med bandleder Sam Lunsford ...

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Alasdair MacLean fra The Clientele – “The less we try, the more we seem to succeed” (interview)

Feature June 15 2014

10_700_700_187_clientele_900px Af Andreas Melchior. Det surrealistiske popband The Clientele har netop fået genudgivet deres klassiske debutalbum, “Suburban Light”, som første gang udkom i 2000. Læs her, hvad forsanger og guitarist Alasdair MacLean har at sige om pladens status i dag, sin personlige holdning til albummet, forholdet til Aarhus-festivalen Pop Revo, samt hvordan fremtiden ser ud for The Clientele og hans andet projekt, Amor de ...

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Nyt ZINE om K-Town

Feature February 3 2014

Living In The City Af Simon Christensen Et nyt fanzine er på gaden i denne uge. “Living In The City” er lavet af Alexander Sjöberg, det er superflot sat op i den klassiske zine stil, og der er så vidt vides allerede planlagt en vol. 2. Zinet indeholder spillestedsoversigt, show-kalender, interviews med Byens Radio, Tumor Warlord, Commie Cowboys og Brudte Løfter + diverse fastfood news, anmeldelser og ...

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In the memory of Murat Üf Yaa (1983-2013)

Feature January 31 2014

1522660_10151875327509786_969583422_o Af Ralf Christensen The great musician, artist, activist and our dearest friend Murat Ali Can aka Murat Üf Yaa died of cancer on Friday the 13th of December. It took 40 days from the diagnosis until his mind-numbingly early death. All his many friends and a little family buried him on Saturday the 14th at a cemetery outside Izmir in the same grave as his mother. It’s ...

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WANDA GROUP – “IT IS WHAT IT IS AT THE TIME THAT IT IS”

Feature January 19 2014

WANDAGROUPLIVE Af Andreas Syr The music of Brighton based musician and artist Louis Johnstone is not easily grasped and held on to. Especially not in words. As WANDA GROUP he has released a barrage of damaged ambient music on labels such as Opal Tapes, Vlek and, most recently, NNA Tapes which has just released his latest record, the ominously titled “A Slab About Being Held Captive”. The disembodied ...

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Thulebasen – Solhvervsmix 2013

Blog Mixtape December 21 2013

bajsted Af Simon Christensen. Foto Martha Hviid. According to tradition Thulebasen is back this December with the Winter Solstice Mix (da. Solhvervsmixtape) for Passive/Aggressive. The tracklist was once again lost in the mail, but the music is by guarentee carefully compiled by Nis Bysted. So open your ears and heart for this instead of skipping through to the singles. It’s suitable for kitchen work or any repetative manual ...

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