Passive/Aggressive

Courtesy – Adding nuance to the Copenhagen techno sound (interview)

November 30 2018

Courtesy-4-Please credit Kasia Zacharko Interview and reportage by Cameron Pagett. Additional photos by Kasia Zacharko. A liberal array of red and blue light columns course across a very crowded floor. The beginning hours of morning have fallen over the city and again I am perched at the lighting desk in Volume KBH. Another year, another chapter in diy-organiser Fast Forward’s history unfolds in a smokey warehouse. ...

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Sugar – Submerged on the dance floor

Kritik October 25 2018

sugar Sugar “No Sex Only Feelings” (Euromantic, 2018) – review by Cameron Pagett Sometimes it’s good to let loose… really loose. Have the ability to let yourself go and simply move and enjoy the moment, twist your hips, turn your head and give in. It’s nearing 3 AM in Volume KPH at the gateway to spring with the windows shaking and nearly giving out from the booming speaker ...

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Fast Forward – The past is recent and the future is wide open (interview)

March 10 2018

IMG_0388 Interview and images by Cameron Pagett “I like it,” Nikolaj Jakobsen remarks with a gratifying sip of beer as I inquire about the infamous Fast Forward Alien Head logo. Lukas Højlund pauses in the moment and mentions; ”Yeah, it was never supposed to be the logo … on the first party at Ungdomshuset we put all sorts of things on the poster … We also ...

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Astrid Sonne – Balancen mellem gentagelse og fornyelse (interview)

Blog February 12 2018

astrid sonne Af Alexander Julin Astrid Sonne er et af de nyeste navne inden for den blomstrende eksperimentelle, elektroniske musik i Danmark. Med alsidige og livlige kompositioner har hun på sit debutalbum, “Human Lines” (Escho), skabt et værk, der både bærer præg af improvisation og en velovervejethed om, hvordan værkets numre komplementerer hinanden – stilistisk, kompositionelt såvel som stemningsmæssigt. Astrid Sonne dyrker gentagelsen uden at udelukke muligheden for fornyelse og uforudsigelighed. I anledning af “Human Lines” har vi interviewet Sonne ...

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Niki Istrefi – Gennemborende apati markerer begyndelsen for nyt københavnsk label

Kritik September 11 2017

Euromantic 001 - Front Cover Af Alexander Julin Niki Istrefi har markeret sig i det sprudlende danske technomiljø med to udgivelser på det københavnske label count 0. Selskabet er imidlertid stoppet, og i stedet har det nye label Euromantic set dagens lys. Den første udgivelse bliver “Euromantic 001” med Niki Istrefi. Euromantic er drevet af to af de tidligere count 0-bagmænd Adam Askov, Alexander Salomonsen ...

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Passive/Aggressive – New magazine gets international release

Blog October 3 2016

IMG_20161003_170731 The sixth edition of the ZINE by Passive/Aggressive is out in October 2016. For the first time it is written in English and will therefore be distributed worldwide in the coming month. The new magazine is titled “Locating Electronic Music” and focuses on new electronic music in the widest understanding imaginable. Artist interviews, in-depth features, a festival reportage and thoughts on the meeting between dance music and the avant-garde.

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