Home // modular

Posts Tagged ‘modular’

Picture-016-OK

BOTW Playlist: Shine 2009

Rounding out our week spent celebrating the return of Helsinki’s Shine 2009 and their fantastic sophomore album, Our Nation, we asked the duo to put together a playlist of ten tracks that have shaped them as musicians. The album itself, which drops October 14 via Modular and Cascine,

Read


Shine-2009---14---Photo-by-Jukka-Ovaskainen

BOTW Interview: Shine 2009

On first listening to Our Nation, the second full-length from Helsinki’s Shine 2009, it can be a pretty tough ask to not want to put a political swing on proceedings. With songs that run the gamut from exploring Finland’s position in the EU (‘Eurozone’) to pondering what exactly …

Read


Picture-1

BOTW Video: Shine 2009 – ‘Older’

Coming across like a geriatric Jackie Brown, the video for ‘Older‘ – the second single to be dealt out from Shine 2009‘s forthcoming second album, Our Nation – sees a young lady peddling pills to pensioners who, frankly, should know better at their age. Now, we’re …

Read


Picture-016-OK

Introducing our BOTW: Shine 2009

In the early days of spring 2009, a Russian satellite and an unmanned American spacecraft collided in Siberian airspace, lighting up the local sky with debris burning up upon its re-entry into the atmosphere. At the same time, approximately 10,000 miles west in the far more hospitable environs of Helsinki, …

Read


Young Dreams

BOTW Moodboard: Young Dreams

We asked our current BOTW – Norway’s Young Dreams – to put together a moodboard for us detailing what goes into inspiring the melting pot that is their kaleidoscopic, orchestral-tinged indie rock. The result was interesting to say the least; ranging from neckties to butcher’s knives…

Milton Nascimento – Clube

Read


youngdreams

BOTW Review: Young Dreams – Between Places

Anyone for a slice of Scandi-pop? Everyone knows that the Scandinavian scene is every bit as cool as its climate – and Young Dreams, who hail from Bergen, Norway, are hoping to be the next big thing to tempt your ear-buds.

Between Places definitely seems like an apt title …

Read


Young Dreams

BOTW Interview: Young Dreams

With their debut album, Between Places, currently earning them rapturous reviews from countless pundits, we caught up with our BOTW, Norway’s Young Dreams, for a chat about their roots, dreams and visual identity.

PlanetNotion: First off, can you tell us a bit about yourselves? How did you guys

Read


YD

BOTW Video: Young Dreams – ‘First Day of Something’

Following on from their wonderful video for ‘Fog of War‘, which hit the Internet late last year, our current BOTW – Bergen-based orchestral-tinged, psychedelic indie-rock collective Young Dreams – recently released an equally intriguing clip for Between Places single ‘First Days of Something‘.

Opening in a …

Read


Young Dreams

Introducing our BOTW: Young Dreams

As the Great British spring gets off to an altogether inauspicious start – looking not unlike the preceding three long months of gloomy winter – you could certainly be forgiven for adopting a similarly bleak disposition. Here at PlanetNotion, we suggest the following daily duties to help shake off those …

Read


canyons

Introducing Our BOTW: Canyons

Modular-signed Aussie duo Canyons are our Band Of The Week. Ryan Grieve and Leo Thomson met at school and started making music together in 2007 and shortly after put out their first EP through self-made label A Hole In The Sky. After getting picked up by dance label DFA and …

Read