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Piramida

Efterklang

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Instead of grand drama and sometimes-bombastic crescendos, we get a quieter, sparer Efterklang on Pirameda, which may be largely due to the circumstances surrounding the recording. Pirameda is less muscular than 2010's Magic Chairs—Efterklang's first for the 4AD label and first with the more modest scale. The basics for Pirameda's 10 beautiful and ghostly tracks were recorded before the trio visited an abandoned Russian mining town on an Arctic island. They integrated thousands of field recordings (using empty fuel tanks, architectural debris, etc.) from the island into songs mostly built on gentle, reassuring rhythms, muted percussion, and the unadorned, vulnerable vocals of Casper Clausen. The album is drenched in a feeling of isolation, of exploration and contemplation. There's an occasional chorus of angels (as on "Dreams Today"), a handful of majestic horns ("Apples," "Black Summer," "Ghost"), and shy layers of pianos and graceful synths (everywhere). But it's a patient and quietly cinematic affair, one well worth visiting.

Customer Reviews

Album of the year?

Piramida is the strongest album Efterklang has ever released. It's soothing complexity warrants repeated listens...in fact after keeping it on repeat, and listening to it exclusively for the past two days, I'd say its a strong contender for album of the year.

My Heart Is Warm

So thankful this is here finally.

Groovy and yet solemn atmosphere

Nice sound from a talented band.

Biography

Formed: 2000 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Efterklang's post-rock experiments were first heard in December 2000, when childhood friends Casper Clausen (vocals), Mads Brauer (computer), and Rasmus Stolberg (guitar) — all three having recently moved to Copenhagen from the tiny Danish island of Als — joined musical forces with pianist Rune Mølgaard (piano) and drummer/trumpeter Thomas Husmer. From the start, the bandmembers took a D.I.Y. approach to their music, handling all aspects of songwriting, recording, and production in their...
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