Roskilde Festival 2005 – day 4 (in English)

The Futureheads offered an explosion of pure energy. Absurd as it is to imagine a cross between Devo and The Proclaimers, delivered with the pop-punk simplicity of The Buzzcocks, The Futureheads make it work. I had a great time, but for the rest of the Festival audience 2 p.m. seemed a bit too early for Read More …

Roskilde Festival 2005, day 3 (in English)

Some say Efterklang is one of the most interesting Danish bands at the moment. And I always like to check out any mix of rock and electronica. But this brand of shoe-gazing postrock is just too dull for my taste. Efterklang seems lost in a maze of introvert artistic pretentiousness – even stooping to “fragile” Read More …

Roskilde Festival 2005, Day 2 (in English)

What would heavy metal sound like played in super-slowmotion? Something like Sunn O))): A deep, almost motionless drone – a primordial soup of distorted guitars and bass synthesizer. From the outside it sounded like the Odeon Stage had been transformed into a huge, electric didgeridoo. And Hungarian singer Attila Csihar managed to make his gritty Read More …