Tag Archives: spot on denmark

The North is calling.

In the last couple of years, Scandinavian artists have emerged in the European music scene, numerous as weeds in an abandoned garden, apparently with the sole purpose of showering us with heavily nostalgic tracks. In the case of Copenhagen-based Broken Twin, this is done in a very minimalistic fashion, with sparse and graceful piano melodies, […]

Sleep Party People: Interview

There’s little I liked in the movie Donnie Darko; I am, however, rather fond of rabbits, so I couldn’t possibly pass up the opportunity of interviewing one of them. The mastermind behind the ethereal music project from Denmark known as Sleep Party People had a chat with me about dreams, Elizabeth Fraser, nature, the Antlers […]

You’re spot on.

“Es ist soweit”, is what an Austrian would say at this point. Something along the lines of, “it’s time”. After mentions of the SPOT festival in Århus and bands which were sushh-ed and kept secret until a couple of months ago, Spot on Denmark is taking place – for the second time – in Vienna, […]

new projects and ginger ninjas

Last night I met the lead singer of Ginger Ninja and we did a spontaneous mini-interview for one of my new secret projects, in a crowded bar. It was fun and really quite lovely. As soon as I get a few things sorted out, his words along with some other surprises will be published here… […]