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New Album: Giana Factory – Lemon Moon

It’s 2014 and girl bands are still sadly scarce. So there’s something about a fellow female playing her own synth and beating on a drumpad (because we have rage too) that resonates with me. Especially when they play as well as the seamlessly cool Danish trio, Giana Factory.

Whilst you …

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Copenhagen Fashion Week AW14 Roundup

Copenhagen fashion week is one of those events that is prone to fly pass the sartorial radar, overshadowed by the super-sponsored fashion events of London, Paris, New York, and Milan. But for those of us who like to keep a keen eye out for experimental designers, Denmark has put forward

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Album Review: Agnes Obel – Aventine

When it comes to writing your second album, it can be a bit of a daunting prospect. For Danish songstress Agnes Obel, her debut, Philharmonics, was certified 5 x Platinum in Denmark, and she went on to win five Danish Music Awards with the record. Three years later, …

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Interview: Agnes Obel

Earlier this month, we went along to a private showcase for the sublime Agnes Obel. Playing songs from her highly anticipated forthcoming album, Aventine, Obel serenaded the audience in the quaint environs of St. Pancras Old Church. The album follows the huge success of her debut, Philharmonics,

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Preview: Rains AW13

New Danish designers Rains has continued the Nordic resurgence of AW13, with their gorgeous raincoats making us get down on our knees and beg for rain.

Created in mind of the busy professional who wants to appear stylish yet understated, the rainwear takes the pragmatic needs of a waterproof and …

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Album Review: Kissaway Trail – Breach

Since The Kissaway Trail’s 2010 sophomore album, Sleep Mountain, the band have seen the departure of their bassist and guitarist. But, the Danish outfit seems to have fully embraced their new formation as a trio. It’s as if they’ve been reborn and fought back with intentions to prove …

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Review: Way Out West

In my teenage years, I enjoyed visiting Denmark’s Roskilde Festival and Bestival on the Isle of Wight to see some of my favourite musicians, but I also viewed the trench-like conditions of both festivals as ‘character-building’ endurance tests. Therefore, when I discovered that some of the most interesting and diverse …

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Guest Playlist: When Saints Go Machine

Earlier today, we told you about how Danish electro quartet When Saints Go Machine had dug deep into the mines of 90s rave when searching for inspiration on their third full-length, Infinity Pool. Now, we’re delighted to bring you an exclusive guest playlist from the WSGM boys. From vintage

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Album Review: When Saints Go Machine – Infinity Pool

A lot’s been said recently of how Danish electro four-piece When Saints Go Machine rely overly on technology. Assertions of how the quartet focus more on sculpting sounds for their own amusement as opposed to actual songs have been rife of late, look beyond the group’s love of manipulating synths …

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Album Review: Iceage – You’re Nothing

Straight out of the bleak landscapes of Denmark, this heavier 2nd release from young punks Iceage is wild, sketchy and in parts, oddly melodic. You’re Nothing, their second full-length, opens with lead single ‘Ecstasy‘ which immediately drops the listener in at the murky deep end. It’s a …

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