• Album Review: Iceage – ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’

    Denmark’s finest confirm themselves as the band of our generation with their third album – a captivating concoction of contemporary, accessible punk and beautiful, experimental post-punk. Their second, You’re Nothing, was an undoubted musical progression from 2011’s brutal debut New Brigade, but the hyperbola of their progress grows ever...
  • Album Review: Vår – ‘No One Dances Quite Like My Brothers’

    Vår consists of four Danish musicians, three of which are members of other bands in the current Copenhagen punk scene. The most notable of these is Elias Rønnefelt of Iceage, who swaps his raucous guitars for experimental synths in Vår’s debut album. If Iceage’s inspiration is British punk circa...
  • Thank God It’s Spotifriday #1

    Here we have our latest weekly feature: a mix-tape of what we’ve been listening to this week. You’ll find current bands we’ve reviewed, acts in the news, bands we like and no doubt a guilty pleasure or two. This weeks playlist is brought to you by Adam, and ranges...
  • Album Review: Iceage – ‘You’re Nothing’

    For a band that has earned their ever-growing reputation from their loud and attitude-filled punk gigs, it is perhaps strange that it is always Iceage’s recorded material that impresses most. Copenhagen’s Iceage burst onto the scene in 2011 with the release of their debut album, New Brigade. With this,...
  • Live Review: Iceage – Bodega (27/11/12)

    As Iceage’s manic performance nears its climax, vocalist Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, straddling the line of amplifiers at the front of the stage, reaches out and tenderly clasps the head of one misty-eyed fan. In a perhaps unobvious sense, this self-effacing moment summarises the feeling shared by those revelling in...
  • The Wonderful & Frightening World of… Scandinavian Post-Punk

    As is common knowledge to all music historians, punk changed everything in the mid to late-1970s. This iconic era, which breathed new life into the music industry, has been well-documented over the years, but a more lasting affection has arguably been held for the wave of artists which came...