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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Frk. Jacobsen: Lobsters

Read "Lobsters" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Lobsters is the debut solo EP of Danish multi-instrumentalist Anja Jacobsen--taking here the title Frk. Jacobsen (Miss Jacobsen)--the driving force of alternative, improvising outfits as Selvhenter, Valby Vokalgruppe and Oum, the tribute to the great Egyptian singer Oum Kulthoum. As on her other projects Jacobsen is determined to find common ground between fearless and inventive sonic ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Eyal Hareuveni's Best Releases of 2012

Read "Eyal Hareuveni's Best Releases of 2012" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

A list of some of the new releases that enriched life in 2012. In no particular order...

Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet

Walk, Love, Sleep

Smalltown Superjazz

A long time ago I lost count of how many albums I have by Peter Brötzmann. Or how many I still want ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Valby Vokalgruppe: Bah New Era

Read "Bah New Era" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Valby Vokalgruppe is another band of the musicians, an art collective from the Danish label Eget Værelse (A Room of One's Own, inspired by famous writer Virginia Woolf) and home to other genre-binding bands like Selvhenter. And, indeed, this Danish vocal ensemble, with its core of four female singers, is led by Selvhenter drummer Anja Jacobsen, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Selvhenter: Frk. B. Fricka

Read "Frk. B. Fricka" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The Danish all-women Selvhenter quintet (often a quartet in live performance) may be the most exciting outfit to emerge from Scandinavia in recent years. This band, part of the art collective eget værelse and the alternative scene of Copenhagen, has alreadt been active for five years, performing with influential outfits like the Swedish-Norwegian trio The Thing ...