TYPE PR PRESENTS...
From Sweden, for fans of Eluvium, machinefabriek and Fennesz comes...
+ 1000 Herzog
(Mute Swimmer/Dala 3-piece side-project)
+ Franz Kirmann & A Dancing Beggar
(Special collaborative set)
DATE: Tuesday 20th July
VENUE: The Basement, 24 Kensington St. Brighton. 01273 699 733
TICKETS: £5 + BF adv Available from Rounder Records 01273 325440 / Resident 01273 606312.
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[Miasmah | Fang Bomb | Fenetre Records | Kning Disk | Lampse | SMTG | Under the Spire]
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Jasper TX is the musical moniker of Sweden’s Dag Rosenqvist. Using electric and acoustic guitar, piano, pump organ, melodica, glockenspiel, voice and various other instruments as a foundation for his compositions, Dag has managed to create his own musical universe. Elements of post rock, drone, improvisation, noise and lo-fi aesthetics mix with a melodic pop sensibility that results in something quite unique.
Dag grew up in a strictly religious town in southern Sweden and from an early age he used music as a way to escape from mundane small town life. Initially just a means to preserve ideas, Dag began to record songs onto a 4-track portable cassette recorder and Jasper TX was born. After eventually realising that he could do something more with the recordings he slowly began to refine both his musical ideas and his recording skills.
Since his debut album I’ll Be Long Gone Before My Light Reaches You was released on Lampse in 2005, Dag has been releasing albums on a variety of labels, including Miasmah, Fang Bomb, Kning Disk and SMTG Limited. Over the years he has also collaborated with Machinefabriek and Simon Scott (ex Slowdive), and remixed Australian improv duo Spartak, as well as Anduin and Machinefabriek.
Over the last couple of years he has performed live in the United Kingdom, Norway, Belgium, Sweden and Germany. His past live performances have been described as “physical”, “intense” and “stunningly beautiful”.
Dag Rosenqvist is currently residing in Gothenburg, Sweden.
“Simultaneously epic and remote, Jasper TX succeeds in his noisy niche with a lot of collected meanderings folded and compressed into songs that sing without words.” – Dallas Observer
“Jasper TX proves that the grandest of gestures are best realised through the most personal of compositions. Stunning.” – Boomkat
“It sings a wordless song of hope and optimism, harmoniously combining sounds that are closer to sentiments than they are instruments. With ‘A Darkness’, Jasper TX is sound tracking memories that you haven't lived and moments so pure they will leave you completely breathless for days.” – Forced Exposure
”As the record comes to a close with Jasper TX one thing is on your mind, to press play once more.” - Fina