Archives August 2010


"Disko proffers intimate laptop folk, it`s bewitching Swedish language vocals underpinned by rudimentary guitars and Hiorthøy`s delightfully askew electronica” (4/5 David Sheppard, Mojo)

Drivan is a new band by Kim Hiorthøy, consisting of Kim, Lisa Östberg and Louise Peterhoff of Sweden, and Kristiina Viiala of Finland. The group met in Stockholm in ...

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"With walls of distortion and a pummeling rhythmic backbone that fluctuates between krautrock`s repetition and free-rock calamity, bassist Zai, guitarist Ma-Chan and drummer Hime have formed an unassuming juggernaut” (Dazed & Confused)

Nisennenmondai are three girls from Tokyo, Sayaka Himeno (drums), Yuri Zaikawa (bass) and Masako Takada (guitar), who have been playing instrumental music ...

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"Spaced-out Krautrock-meets-drummy-disco dance party" (XLR8R Magazine)

“Rough, binary and depraved. K-X-P make accelerated krautrock which at points swerves into live three-piece techno” (Clash Magazine)

K-X-P is a drums, bass and synth trio from Helsinki, Finland, born out of the fire and ashes of the seminal Op:l Bastards and The Lefthanded, both of which were ...

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Mungolian Jetset

Mungolian Jetset

"a lush, alien soundworld somewhere between the ethnodelic mystery of Brian Eno and David Bryne's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, and the cheesy progtastic expansiveness of Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld” (Tim Finney)

"Never content to settle into onecomfortable sound or approach, Mungolian Jetset treads the fine line between the bizarre ...

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‘DON’T STOP’ is ANNIE’s second album and highlights that she is right at the forefront of 2009’s brilliantly varied musical landscape. It’s an album that sounds both instantly catchy and utterly beguiling, mainstream and underground all at once. A totally independent and self-created artist, ANNIE is a rare popstar – one who ...

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ARP: NYC show announced

Drivan limited edition LP

We now have the Drivan "Disko" LP in stock. We have made 500 copies on white vinyl. There will be no repress. These will go fast, but you can secure a copy if you order it at our mailorder


Diskjokke on wax

Yes, the Diskjokke vinyl is now in stock. Its limited to 500 copies so this one will be gone fast. If you want to secure a copy you can buy it from our mailorder


Drivan 4 out of 5 in Mojo Magazine

"Swedish/Finnish/Norwegian ensemble Drivan is busy designer-cum-composer Kim Hiorthøy's latest venture. Abetted by moonlightning dance/theatre types Lisa Östberg, Louise Peterhoff and Kristiina Viiala, Disko proffers intimate laptop folk, it's bewitching Swedish language vocals underpinned by rudimentary guitars and Hiorthøy's delightfully askew electronica" (4/5, David Sheppard, MOJO)


The multi-instrumental polyrhythmic beat-makers, bass-heads and knob twiddlers of Tussle has been expanding minds and killing dance floors with their krautrock infused musical musings ever since the project manifested itself in a San Francisco Mission district basement in 2001.

After three critically lauded albums, countless collaborations, sold out tours with RATATAT (2009), Hot Chip (2008 ...

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Uncut's blog about ARP

Arp: "The Soft Wave" 2010-06-25 11:30:31
Some correspondence over the past week or so regarding The Alps, whose new album I must admit I’m yet to hear: the last one was pretty cool, something like a kind of psychedelicised Air, if I remember right.


During the exchange, though, I was heavily ...

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