VÅR - "In Your Arms (Final Fantasy)"
Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into the Hall. Every year, we get one or two nominees who are eligible for the first time, since the Hall only inducts artists 25 years after their first record came… More »
Elias Bender Rønnenfelt is probably best known for being the vocalist and guitarist of the excellent Danish post-punk band, Iceage, and probably second-best known for being the frontman for Vår (née War), the spooky electro Iceage side project. Now Rønnenfelt is releasing new music from his other musical outlet, Marching Church. The band’s new release,… More »
Young Danes Elias Ronnenfelt (Iceage) and Loke Rahbek make up War, a group that creates dark, electronics-heavy tracks like “Somme, Maggio.” And now, like some other bands have done recently — trend piece! — they’re changing their name. They’re going with VÅR, which translated means “spring.” Their new song, “In Your Arms (Final Fantasy),” i… More »
Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, frontman for jittery Danish punks Iceage, has a new side project called War, who could not possibly sound less like the Latin funk band with the same name. Instead, this War is a duo with Sexdrome’s Loke Rahbek, and they specialize in murky, diffuse, dark tracks that use loops and electronics. Below,… More »
This morning, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its nominees for 2012 induction. This year, we’ve got some intriguing new names on the list, including Guns N’ Roses, the Cure, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eric B. & Rakim, and Joan Jett And The Blackhearts. It also includes a few artists who have… More »
The 2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame nominees were announced this morning, and again prog get no respect. However, cheers to The Stooges for finally getting the nod (Iggy Pop’s Madonna tribute put him in the Hall’s good graces) along with Metallica, who we haven’t heard from in a while. Also nominated: Jeff Beck,… More »