Review: Way Out West 2019

The Swedish festival located in Gothenburg takes place in two parts. The main acts go on before midnight in Slotsskogen park and thereafter the so-called Stay Out West commences. The smaller acts play on various smaller venues around the city. In theory, this sounds great because the city becomes a more active part of the festival – in practise, it is really hard to convince yourself to stay awake and drag yourself to another venue across town after being on your feet for 12 hours already.

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Review: Tycho – Weather

Tycho’s dream-pop project feels like a first kiss in many ways. The concept is intriguing, the immediate reaction is excitement but you quickly realise there is work to be done. Weather is the fifth studio release from Scott Hansen, better known as Tycho. While it largely moves within the same downtempo light electronic sphere of his 2016 Grammy-nominated album Epoch, Hansen is moving further from soundscapes and into pop music. This move can largely be attributed to one major decision: the introduction of a prominent vocal for the first time in Tycho’s extensive discography.

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