Prior to their much talked about set at Electronic Beats Festival Zagreb, Lucia Udvardyova landed face time with the 4AD-signed Danish masters of atmosphere. Away from the tyranny of promotion, the band instead expound on the subjective nature of sound, the essence of creativity, and a certain Mr X.
With the memory of their performance at EB Festival Zagreb still fresh, we asked the Brooklyn art poppers to break their lives down into ten songs. These are the results.
EB lands in the Croatian capital for a night to remember with DENA, MS MR, Efterklang, and Fritz Kalkbrenner.
In our new regular feature, we ask artists to delve deep into their memory banks to surface with some of the tracks that have defined their lives. For this edition, we speak with the Berlin-based, modern pop up-and-comer DENA.
Croatians really want to see Efterklang, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Dena, and MS MR. So much so, in fact, that we had to get a bigger venue to accommodate them all!
Forthcoming EB Festival booking DENA follows the underground hit “Cash, Diamond Rings, Swimming Pools” with new single “Guest List”. Hear the track remixed by EB Festival break out stars Coma in today’s stream.
Croatia is about to get invaded by some of EB’s finest, including Efterklang, Kalkbrenner and more. Get the full details inside!
Allow us to make introductions to New York / London DIY sorts MS MR who’s debut album Secondhand Rapture is a grandiose alt-pop statement of intent.
Efterklang’s new album was created mostly from field recordings on a remote island between Norway and the Northpole in an area called Spitsbergen. There they found an abandoned mining settlement that should later name the record: ‘Piramida’