Passive/Aggressive

Nyege Nyege Tapes – Et intenst indblik i Østafrikas sprudlende musikmiljø

September 14 2021

Don Zilla Don Zilla, DJ Pö, Scotch Rolex, Duma og MC Yallah, 9. september på Volume, København – reportage af Alexander Julin Mortensen, foto: Rene Passet/Gong Tomorrow Den otte dage lange (og netop afsluttede) festival Gong Tomorrow profilerer sig som en festival om social lytning. Festivalen har med sit program forsøgt at skabe lytteoplevelser, der kan rykke på publikums selvforståelse og åbne forståelseshorisonter.

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Alter Festival – Elektrochok til den østjyske patient

September 8 2021

Astrid Sonne & band Alter Festival, Aarhus, 4. september 2021 – koncertanmeldelse af Jon Albjerg Ravnholt “Fortrinsvist pårørende”. Det er os, jo. Søjlen midt i rummet mellem baren og scenen bærer stadig præg af rummets nære fortid som sygehuskantine, og præcis sådan en påskrift er man nødt til at lade blive stående og lade alle forholde sig til. For nok er kantinen i Aarhus’ gamle ...

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Festival of Endless Gratitude 2020 – Opening the windows of the mind (live report)

September 22 2020

Manuel Göttsching & Cirklen – photo: Christian Møller Blæhr Festival of Endless Gratitude, Koncertkirken, Copenhagen, September 10-13 – live report by Wieland Rambke For the 13th year now, Festival Of Endless Gratitude opened its doors for an adventurous audience. What today is a festival celebrating experimental music from around the globe has gone through a long history of changes now: Originally a festival with a focus ...

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sega bodega & CPH Power – More than a show

April 29 2019

Reportage and photographs by Cameron Pagett The room of Pumpehuset’s main stage is empty. Empty but for two zany lighting technicians playing DJ to a pair of blinking strobes. On the main stage, there is a metal bar holding a tapestry of thin, vertical, clear plastic panels, which hold a keyboard in a tiny enclosure surrounded by LED lamps quaintly behind them. Directly to the right ...

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Blonde Redhead – More Than a Nostalgia Convention?

September 18 2018

BR Blonde Redhead at Vega, August 29th 2018 – live report by Ivna Franić Passing on opportunities to indulge your 16-year-old self by going to see bands you were into at an earlier stage in life (and had slightly lost interest in over the years) normally isn’t a very difficult task, at least for some of us. Whether it’s out of fear of disappointment, poor previous experiences ...

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U.S. Girls – Sororal Feelings (in Copenhagen)

May 18 2018

MI0003439231 U.S. Girls @ Hotel Cecil, May 6th 2018 – live review by Ivna Franic. So apparently 2018 is the year I finally get to see some of my old underground heroes such as Félicia Atkinson, Circuit des Yeux and U.S. Girls live for the first time. About a decade since they’ve started out as experimental solo outings, some of them have gradually evolved into ...

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Kelela – Truth or Dare

Kritik December 18 2017

IMG_5520-1280x1920 Kelela “Take Me Apart” (Warp, 2017) / Kelela, live at Pumpehuset – review by Ivna Franic. Photo by Anna M. Kanabas. Los Angeles-based Kelela’s 2013 mixtape Cut 4 Me was not only an introduction to a new, powerful voice of contemporary r&b: it was also a demonstration of an original approach to the genre’s sometimes not-overtly-exciting musical backdrop. As much as Cut 4 Me was ...

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Tom Carter – Fireside Music and a personal appreciation of a Long Time Underground

Blog October 6 2016

tomcarter1280 By Javier Orozco The aptly titled arrangement Fireside Music takes place within the context of Kulturnatten, the Culture Night in Copenhagen. It is organized by Astrid Noacks Atelier’s curator and performance artist in her own right Jenny Gräf (who we interviewed earlier this year). The event will offer the opportunity to experience Tom Carter, Ka Baird who has been associated with the act Spires ...

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