Passive/Aggressive

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 of ...

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Percy Records – having friends over for birthday

February 11 2019

Photo: Cameron Pagett Percy Records 2 years, Mayhem and Bolsjefabrikken, February 2nd 2019 – live report by Ivna Franić It’s almost hard to believe that Copenhagen’s Percy Records has only just turned two. In the brief couple of years it’s been around Percy has come to be more than just a record store, with occasional record release parties and afternoon DJ sets contributing to the place’s ...

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Croatian Amor – Examining the lethargic melancholia of the digital age

English Kritik January 31 2019

Photo: Jane PainPhoto: Jane Pain Croatian Amor: “Isa” (Posh Isolation, 2019) – review by Ivna Franić Returning with his first album since 2016’s gorgeous “Love Means Taking Action”, Croatian Amor once again delves into desolate moods and meditations on navigating the digital world. If the previous LP hadn’t made it clear enough that the project was moving away from the tried combo of warm bubbly synths and crude ...

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Scandinavian Star – Klarhed og elegance gennemsyrer tragisk narrativ

Kritik January 25 2019

Scandinavian Star “Solas” (posh isolation, 2018) – Anmeldelse af Emil Grarup Malthe Fischer har netop udgivet sit solodebutalbum på københavnske Posh Isolation. Albummet, ”Solas”, er Fischers første længere udspil under aliasset Scandinavian Star. Tidligere har han udgivet to eponyme EP’er på hhv. amerikanske Ascetic House og japanske Big Love, begge i 2015. Desuden er han aktiv i synthpop-gruppen Lust for Youth. Både sangtitler som ”Candi”, ”Alang” og ”Regal V”, såvel som Fischers kunstnernavn, refererer til den samme hændelse: Den ...

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The Empire Line – The Oslo report

English April 8 2018

IMG_0816 Reportage from The Empire Line, Varg, Croatian Amor, Vanity Productions at Blå, Oslo, 22.03.2018. Text and images by Cameron Pagett. There is a river which runs through the heart of Oslo. Beginning in the mountains and trickling its way down from the Artic sea on the northern tip of our continent, past fjords and craggy peaks which carve the stocking shaped country’s landscape into an ...

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Rashad Becker & Croatian Amor – Into a surreal spacial continuum (live report)

English Feature March 5 2018

IMG_0346 Live report from Rashad Becker and Croatian Amor, Proton, 16.02.2018 – Words and images by Cameron Pagett. It’s super windy, my face is nearly numb and I am pedaling as hard as I can through another cold Copenhagen winter night. Normally my breathing wouldn’t be so hard, my effort not so severe and the numerous frigid tears falling from my eyes so many, but I am hurrying ...

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Soho Rezanejad – Længslens og harmens mange stemmer

Kritik January 19 2018

soho-rezanejad Soho Rezanejad “Six Archetypes” (Silicone Records, 2018) – anmeldelse af Alexander Julin Soho Rezanejad debuterede i 2015 med EP’en “Idolatry” på Silicone Records, som Rezanejad selv driver. Foruden et par mindre udgivelser, hvoraf seneste single, “Uplifter”, udkom på Janushoved sidste år, har Rezanejads stemme ellers figureret på bl.a. Croatian Amors album “Love Means Taking Action”  og Lust for Youths album “International”. Mens Rezanejad siden sin ...

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