My interview with Claes and Jonatan of DNKL

DNKL

DNKL is three musicians from Gothenburg, André Laos, Claes Strängberg and Jonatan Josefsson, who started DNKL in mid-2013 and the band has become one of Sweden’s most anticipated exports. The Guardian praised DNKL’s music and described it as having a “crackling electronic surface.” Yet the music flows, buoyed on the hypnotic rhythms and drums that… Continue reading My interview with Claes and Jonatan of DNKL

My Review of Wolfhour by DNKL

Wolfhour EP cover - DNKL

DNKL are three musicians from Sweden – André Laos, Claes Strängberg and Jonatan Josefsson. How did they spend their summer? Well, part of it playing big music festivals like Roskilde, Way Out West, and the Berlin Music Fest, while earning praise from all corners. Somehow, they also managed to find the time to create their… Continue reading My Review of Wolfhour by DNKL

Review of Asleep Versions – Jon Hopkins

Asleep Versions - Jon Hopkins

Asleep Versions, the new EP, is the slowed down re-workings of four of the tracks off of Immunity. Jon Hopkins sold out the Royal Festival Hall in London just a few weeks ago, and accumulates accolades, whether it is for his work with other artists, on film soundtracks, or on commission to accompany modern dance… Continue reading Review of Asleep Versions – Jon Hopkins

My interview with Drew Thomson of Single Mothers

Single Mothers - band - new release Negative Qualities

Not many musicians moonlight as gold prospectors hunting for the real thing, instead of the number of units sold variety. But Drew Thomson did. Of course, that was before he came out of the north woods and rejoined his band, Single Mothers. Now they’ve released a new album, Negative Qualities, a punk whirlwind of shouting… Continue reading My interview with Drew Thomson of Single Mothers

Interview with Frances McKee of The Vaselines

New album - V for Vaselines

When The Vaselines formed in Glasgow, back in 1986, Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly certainly didn’t imagine that they’d split up right as their first album was being released, or that Kurt Cobain would cover their songs. And they probably would have laughed at the idea that quite a while further on in the future,… Continue reading Interview with Frances McKee of The Vaselines

Review of the new album by Haerts

One fan wrote, “I can’t waittttttt!” And the wait is nearly over. Haerts have been making hearts, at least some of them, beat faster, with last year’s release of ep Hemiplegia. Since then, they’ve been working on their self-titled new album due to finally be released on October 27. Apparently their name was misspelled to… Continue reading Review of the new album by Haerts