Early-September Music: Like a ‘Six Feet Under’ soundtrack

Sep 9; 20:00; Pumpehuset; 200kr

Currently on a European tour to promote their new album, How does it feel, this dark wave, dream pop Brooklyn duo are well known for their heartfelt songs, although their new material is actually quite dancey.

The redheaded Lizzy Plapinger (vocals) and Max Hershenow came to prominence with their 2012 single ‘Hurricane’. They describe themselves as “artists redefining the mainstream pop landscape”.

While they employ electronic and acoustic core elements, their music has been described as sounding like Lana Del Rey and a Six Feet Under soundtrack. (EN)

God is an Astronaut

(Photo by bands facebook page)
(Photo by band’s facebook page)

Sep 6, 20:00; Pumpehuset;150kr

With a new album released on the longest day of the year, the Irish post-rock band’s latest album, Helios/Erebus, considers the clash of light and darkness. Well known for their audio-visual shows, the combination of footage, lighting and instrumentals is amazing. (EN)


(Photo by band's Facebook page)
(Photo by band’s Facebook page)

Sep 11, 22:00; Tivoli; free adm with entry; fredagsrock.dk

Active since 2009, this Los Angeles-based electronic soul Danish duo are a pleasure to the ears. Coco O sings from her guts – she feels the music and makes you feel it too in body and soul. You might have heard their music in the film Hush Little Baby. (EN)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

(Photo by Zoeposthoc)
(Photo by Zoeposthoc)

Sep 12, 20:30; Vega; 180kr (waiting list)

Mix psychedelic pop with garage rock and you get this US/NZ band. Rolling Stone praised their new album, Multi-Love, for “colouring outside the lines for a vibrant vision of connection”. So come along and travel to an unknown musical world. (EN)