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Hans Appelqvist

Appelqvist mainly derives his particular form of musical story telling from feature film, where the music is paralleling the story so as to amplify it or comment it. It is in this form, where sound and image converge, that Appelqvist is conducting his search for unexpected emotional expressions.

Appelqvist’s music infuses the debate on the musical qualities of music. The newness of his acoustic image, where the choice of sounds are not always evident or natural in their context, makes the listener react, certain musical nuances might generate strong emotions while others leaves the listener indifferent. The same is true for Appelqvist’s scheme of using untrained, hand-picked voices, a device which by many might be construed as...

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Death and Vanilla

Crackling recordings of old seances, inexplicably exploding tea cups... The supernatural is an important factor for Death And Vanilla as aesthetic source material and methodological starting-point.

Formed in Malmö, Sweden by Marleen Nilsson and Anders Hansson, Death and Vanilla use vintage musical equipment such as vibraphone, organ, mellotron, tremolo guitar and Moog, to emulate the sounds of 60s/70s soundtracks, library music, Krautrock, French Ye-ye pop, 60s psych and electronic pioneers from the golden age of analog synths. They play their music on instruments and amps from the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies, not only in order to recreate the sound and the atmosphere they love, but also to channel the ghostlike qualities ...

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Maria Leck