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Roskilde Festival 2010

Monday, July 5th, 2010

So it’s all over now and all that is left is echoes of the music in the form of static hiss in the ears. Great festival. Not the best program, but very good concerts from Alice In Chains, Them Crooked Vultures (perhaps the best of the festival), Möterhead, Kasabian, Beachhouse, LCD Soundsystem (from a-very-far – now that’s a lot of people in a small tent) and Kissaway Trail (Our very own X Sessioneers). Much to my regret, I missed Robyn, Die Antwoord and Dirty Projectors, because of conflicting concerts. National were excellent. Pavement were decent. Titus Andronicus was a bit of a dissapointment… Prince was ridiculous – he actually wore a jumpsuit – Elvis style and with a picture of Elvis on it. No song played in at under 15 minutes, with at least 4 solo’s, gospel choir call and response… in every fucking song. But that boy can play – gotta give him that.

I kind of missed more digital stuff this year – maybe a bit of programming and maybe I was just in a rocky mood. I also missed a big metal name. Meshuggah and The Kandidate were OK.

See ya next year.

/Baek

Die Antwoord – check it out!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Recently a friend showed me some videos from a South African band called Die Antwoord. and I haven’t been able to get the videos and the band out of my head. Today, I got really excited when it was announced that the band will play on this years Roskilde festival which by the way is not so far away.

Die Antwoord is something…  a mixture of white trash rap, electro pop in Afrikaaan/English, and quite different in both sound, performance and aesthetics, Apparently the band has grown big on different blogs too – anyway, I just want to show you one of Die Antwoords videos here so you can see for yourself:

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