reine fiske Archive

Album Mini-review: The Amazing — Ambulance

File next to: The Cure, The Smiths, My Bloody Valentine In a way, The Amazing can be thought of as a side-project: guitarist Reine Fiske is the lead guitarist in Dungen. But this Swedish group has staked out a sound and aesthetic of its own. Unlike Dungen, they sing in English. And theirs is a

Concert Review: Dungen — 9 June 2016, Asheville NC

It had been nearly five years since Swedish “folkrockpsych” band (their description) Dungen last played in Asheville. On that September 2010 date, the four-piece was touring in support of their seventh album, Skit I allt. In the ensuing years, Dungen went quiet, fueling speculation that they had disbanded. Guitarist Reine Fiske had already started another

Album Review: The Amazing — Picture You

About ten years ago, a friend and then-bandmate of mine stopped by my house one evening. He gave me a stack of CDs, and described their contents as a variety of new music by artists he thought I’d really like. I hadn’t heard of any of the artists – Zero 7, The Go! Team, Prefuse

Dungen: folkrockpsych

Even in the 21st century, the vagaries of transatlantic phone calls are such that bad (or dropped) connections are routine. So it was thanks to some persistence on everyone’s part that this interview even took place. We only got a bit more than halfway through the list of questions, but even in our brief time