EPISODE 7: EFTERKLANG

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Danish band Efterklang formed in Copenhagen in LATE 2000 and have been bewitching audiences with their blend of atmospheric pop and lush orchestral rock ever since.

 

No strangers to worldwide critical acclaim, as well as commercial success in their native Denmark, their career has seen them form their own record label, start several side projects, as well as travel to an abandoned Russian settlement near the North Pole to record sounds in and around the decaying industrial sites.

 

In 2021 the trio - Casper Clausen, Mads Brauer and Rasmus Stolberg - released their sixth studio album, Windflowers. The isolation of recent years allowed them to refocus on the essential, reconnecting with each other and nature, and embody change through the symbolic titular flower, resulting in one of the most beautiful records to come out of the collective trauma the world endured thanks to the pandemic.

 

We caught up with Casper to look back on two decades of Efterklang, reflect on the band’s illustrious live career, and discuss his own recent critically-acclaimed debut solo album, Better Way.

CHECK OUT OUR EFTERKLANG-INSPIRED PLAYLIST BELOW.