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PR : SYNNE SANDEN – UNFOLD

Artist: Synne Sanden
Title: Unfold (album)
Release date: February 17th, 2023
Label: Nordic Records
Hometown: Oslo, Norway
Genre: experimental pop
PR territories: worldwide except German speaking countries and Scandinavia

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Unfold is the fifth solo album from the experimental pop artist Synne Sanden.
The album is composed by Sanden and produced by the well known producer Lars Horntveth, who has produced for Susanne Sundfør, Fieh, Aha and Kimbra, and is also a member and bandleader of Jaga Jazzist.
Synne Sanden writes about the things we find difficult and vulnerable to talk about, what we are ashamed of, about personal growth and healing.
Gaffa writes «she has succeeded in finding her own voice, both musically as well as lyrically».
Synne Sanden combines the catchy and the beautiful, with the quirky, expressive and raw and creates songs and soundscapes where you can hear her unique signature.

The album Unfold is about taking back your body and sexuality, after boundaries have been crossed.
She writes about creating a new safety, where it ́s been unsafe, and how the good and important sexuality gives nearness, vitality, presence and a sense of belonging, and how these painful sexual experiences can make you feel weak and small.

On the album you can hear vocals, beats, moon drums, rhodes, accordion, drums, synths, harp, strings, bass clarinet, vibrafone and pedal steel.
Some songs are co-produced by Synne Sanden, Kim Reenskaug and Peter Estdahl.
The co-producers are playing on the album, together with Synne ́s permanent band consisting of: Julie Kleive, Henrik Schmidt, Lars Fremmerlid and Jørgen Apeness. Ellen Bødtker is guesting on harp on two songs and Lise Sørensen is playing strings on several songs.

Synne Sanden conveys her emotions and strength, from her deepest layer, and you can hear her doing this in a very large degree on Unfold.


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MEDIA LINKS

Jammerzine (US) – Video Interview
Jammerzine (US) – Video premiere
Selection Sorties (FR)
End of the Week Show – Sheppey FM (UK)
It’s Psychedelic Baby Mag (SLO) – Video premiere
Rumore (IT) – Video premiere



PR: Madness at Home – Wet Room

Artist: Madness at Home
Format: single, video
Release date: Feb. 03rd, 2023
Label: Overdub Recordings
Genres: post-punk, noise
PR territories: worldwide except Italy

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Madness at Home is trio born in Rome in the summer of 2019. Under the spell of artists like Kyuss, Nirvana and Melvins, they wanted to bring back that obsolete sound from the late 80’s and early 90’s.
Their sound is dirt, distorted, untrendy, the lyrics are focused on sudden feelings and repressed thoughts, flowing as a stream of consciousness without any logical meaning.
They released a first eponymous EP at the beginning of 2020 for Seahorse Recording, but were then forced to a long period of stand by due to the pandemic.
At the same time, their sound started to incorporate into the post-hardcore and alternative 90’s influences some more modern listening (Metz, Young Widows, Daughters, Unwound, Fudge Tunnel, Gilla Band), being still dirty, obsessive and distorted.
Madness at Home

At the beginning of 2022 they recorded their first full lenght album Shoelace, released by Overdub Recordings on October 14th, 2022.
Shoelace was recorded and mixed in Rome by Grop Records and Gianmarco Lauri, produced by the band itself.

The 10 tracks album is a description of endless waiting, recurring dreams, indolence and a morbid escapism where hidden desires turn into real.

Line up
Pietro Zaccari – Voice and Guitar
Andrea “D.B.” De Cave – Bass
Giulio Calamarà – Drums

Clocking at a sharp 2’02”, Wet Room is the new single (and video) taken from Madness At Home’s debut album Shoelace, released in October ’22 by Overdub Recordings.

Syncopated drumming, obsessive basslines and dissonant guitar chords push immediately into the abrasive moods of the track. It’s a flood of inputs both from the brain and the external world which paralyse mind and body, while machine-gun guitars open up a grotesque post-punk new world.
Wet Room stings like an Idles song played by Nirvana.
Also for fans of Metz, Young Widows, Daughters, Unwound, Fudge Tunnel and Gilla Band.

MEDIA LINKS
Human Pleasure Radio (NZ)
End of the Week Show – Sheppey FM (UK)

PR : KODACLIPS

Artist: Kodaclips
Title: Glances
Format: album
Release date: September 23, 2022
Label: Overdub Recordings
Genres: Shoegaze / Alternative /Post Rock
Hometown: Cesena (IT)

PR Territories: UK

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Glances is Kodaclips debut album, released by Overdub Recordings.

The album title is a tribute to one of their main influences, quoting the lyrics from Don, Aman, the 3rd track from the masterpiece Spiderland by Slint.

Being completely self-produced and self-recorded, Glances keeps a strong intimate feeling.
The lyrics are cryptic, thanks to the use of the cut-up technique, with the vocals often drowned in reverb.
Thematically, Glances deals with the ups and downs of depression, apathy, ominous signs, and dreamy moods.

The sound ranges from shoegaze and post-punk to space rock, with elements from math and post, with a rough sound that reminds of 90’s vibes.

The guitars create walls of distortion and ethereal atmospheres, doubling the energy pouring from the rhythm section.

Kodaclips were founded in the second half of 2021.
Each member came from a different artistic background, ranging from psychedelia to stoner and progressive, and in Kodaclips these sounds melt, together with 90’s vibes.
Heavily influenced by the second wave of shoegaze, especially by the italogaze scene, Kodaclips enjoy to experiment with melodic and arrangement ideas.
They made their stage debut towards the end of 2021 and, after a few local shows, they were chosen as opening act for of A Place to Bury Strangers’ Italy tour.

Two chords, basic drumming and vocals drowned into reverberation and delays. Not My Sound is the very first song ever written by Kodaclips, before they even found a name for the band.
It’s also the song that, played live, gained them enthusiastic appreciation from APTBS when Kodaclips opened their Italian shows. 
The theme of the song is the uncomfortable feeling of being naked in face of a world that does not recognise who you actually are, and the desire to run away from this kind of indifference before losing your own identity.

Video by Alessandro Mazzoni
Location: Woodoo Soundlabs (FC), The Cage Theatre (LI), Arezzo
Video premiered Jan. 16th, 2023

MEDIA LINKS
Destroy/Exist (UK)
Backseat Mafia (UK/AUS)
Not My Sound video premiere
‘Not My Sound’ is a sun-blocking wave of sound that fills the senses. Insistent drums drive a barrage of fuzzy, howling guitars over the top of distant, arctic vocals that are augmented by a backing chorus haunting and enigmatic. The sound is visceral, thundering, all encompassing, leaving you hollowed out in catatonic bliss at the end.
End of the Week Show / Sheppey FM (UK)
Selection Sorties (FR)
Human Pleasure Radio (NZ)