Make it Weirder – The Copenhagen Scene from an International Perspective
By Ivna Franic
The periodic excitement over locally specific music scenes appears to be alive and well, having successfully survived the beginning of the Internet age and the still rising tendency of geographically displaced scenes. It would be a stretch to say that the functioning of local scenes has not at all changed, but despite the fact that the ability to publish music releases and build up an international fanbase have become easier, reliance on the immediate environment ...Læs resten
Insomnia Festival – Northern Exposure (live report)
Insomnia Festival 2018, Tromsø. Reportage by Ivna Franic, 135 mm analogues by Lea Anic.
It’s near impossible to talk about the world’s northernmost festival of electronic music without highlighting its distinct geographical position and landscape, so let’s just get that out of the way. Taking place in Tromsø, ...Læs resten
Exploded View – The art of cool (live review)
Review of Exploded View @ Loppen, 5.6.2018 by Ivna Franic.
Last week’s Exploded View concert at Loppen was one of those gigs you could have easily missed out on, be it because you weren’t aware it was happening or because the band’s name didn’t ring a bell in the first place. But perhaps that shouldn’t come as a surprise.
The band’s frontwoman Anika has several acclaimed ...Læs resten
Passive/Aggressive – New nonprofit zine on activism in contemporary music
The seventh edition of the ZINE by Passive/Aggressive, which deals with the complex relation between music and politics, is released in April 2018 and distributed at production price.
Phono17_Encourage – Clear sight through the largely unexplored
Reportage by Ivna Franic. Photos by Daniel Hjorth and Cameron Pagett.
The latest edition of Phono Festival brought quite a few exciting names from the international electronic and experimental music scene to Odense this past October. Although the festival theme “Encourage” might have hinted at a more cutting edge ...Læs resten