Within the last 11 years, the brothers Lars and Dennis Hansen from Aarhus have made a remarkable career in a curious and somewhat unintelligible scene. Releases such as Six Silver Bullets, Was Kommunikation? and ... In Preparation of Machines to Fall were received with great interest by the media and audiences around the world, while in Denmark word was spread of the noise duo’s very alternative music. Never before has a radical exponent of electronic music reached such a big audience in Denmark. Among some it was an ‘über-refined’ trademark to wear as a badge - a name with ‘umlaut’ and a taste of avant-garde, radiating the provocative curiosity of the individual in a dehumanising age of machinery. Among others it signalled a prophetic drone of electronic possibilities capable of pushing the limits for many listeners.
basic mood is elegiac and disturbing, but the exposed alienation is also
perceived with a curious wonder. It is like moving in a cabinet of mirrors
where darkness suddenly falls. Here the senses are hit by a typhoon of
charged electricity, and it is definitely not a display of human power.
It is as if the music transcends its own will through ethereal radiation
and abandoned factory buildings. It is hard to comprehend how people can
devise such a brutal form of aesthetics. Therefore it is also hard to
imagine how this music has been made. The guitar and other apparent noise
sources, which were predominant on Wäldchengarten’s early recordings,
are no longer recognizable to the ear in their recent works. At certain
points in the music one notices jacks summing magnetically in contact
with the plug, but otherwise the corroding soundscapes display themselves
as monsters of electricity overtaking each others prolonged blowing in
the pipes of the purgatory organ.The sound image presents itself as an
inseparable unity in which myriads of parallel sequences are constantly
Please refer to the "live" section for details on their extensive touring throughout Europe.