Dive Into The Deep End With London Odense Ensemble and “Jaiyede Suite, Pt. 2”; Album Out in June

It seems that there’s a new ensemble in town, London Odense Ensemble. Comprised of El Paraiso Records luminaries Jonas Munk, Jakob Skøtt, and Martin Rude, along with London-based jazz artists Tamar Osborn and Al MacSween, London Odense Ensemble came together for some seriously heady jams and it seems they’ve got an album’s worth of early […]

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Odense Vibes : 11 Years Of El Paraiso Records Part III(Causa Sui Edition)

At the heart of El Paraiso Records is the band Causa Sui. The four-piece rock band from Denmark made up of Jonas Munk(guitar), Rasmus Rasmussen(keys), Jess Kahr(bass), and Jakob Skøtt(drums). The label was the band’s home base, where they could release albums whenever they wanted and could explore any sonic avenues they wanted to. From […]

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Videodrones : After The Fall

There’s something quite special about hearing a new Videodrones album. Since the 2016 debut album Mondo Ferox, the duo of Jakob Skott and Kristoffer Ovesen has created an aura of mystery with their heavy synth Dystopia put to record. Using queasy VHS horror rentals of the 80s as a their starting point, these two Danish […]

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Exploring Different Angles : Jakob Skøtt Talks Videodrones’ New Album ‘After The Fall, Bringing The Beat, And Exploring New Sonic Avenues

If you’re a regular here, or even just an occasional reader then you are probably aware of the massive love I have for record label El Paraiso Records. In my opinion they’re as important a label as giants like Blue Note, ECM, Sub Pop, Verve!, and SST when it comes to offering up brain re-wiring […]

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Videodrones Return With New Single “Scorpio”; New Album Out In Late April

The Danish heady synth duo Videodrones, which consists of Jakob Skott(Causa Sui, Syntaks, Rude Skott Osborn Trio) and modular synth wizard Kristoffer Ovesen(owner/operator of Interzone Tapes), have been making dark, experimental synth records since 2016. Mondo Ferox(2016) and Nattens Hævn(2017) locked into seedy VHS vibes, capturing the world of Fabio Frizzi, Walter Rizzati and Popol […]

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