Lørdag d. 26 februar 2022 afholdt vi release koncert af vores debutplade “Tidsrum”. Sikke en forløsning. Vi tog de spæde skridt til denne plade for et år siden – og endelig(!) kunne vi fejre udgivelsen af den.

Koncerten blev holdt på A-huset (Godsbanen) i Aarhus – vi ønskede netop dette venue, da det helt essentielt bare er et fedt sted. Modsat mange andre spillesteder, kan man her gøre, hvad man vil; flytte rundt, finde sjove ting at sætte op blandt et hav af forskellige objekter – der er fuldstændig frie tøjler. Det er et varmt og rummeligt sted som giver stor mulighed for at skabe en fantastisk stemning.

Vi havde spurgt bandet Downtown July, om de havde lyst til at dele aftenen med os, mod at de fik koncerten optaget og efterredigeret professionelt,  samt muligheden for at få taget bandbilleder. Vi fik nemlig støtte til afholdelse af release-koncerten gennem Aarhus Kommune, hvilket betød at vi kunne hyre et filmhold til at optage koncerten, leje A-huset og gøre brug af deres tilknyttede lydmand. Fedt!

Dørene blev åbnet. Nu skulle publikum bare ankomme. Med spænding så vi klokken 20.00 nærme sig, hvor Downtown July skulle skyde koncertaftenen igang. Smilene begyndte at brede sig hos os i takt med, at der blev mere og mere fyldt. Og da Downtown July gik på og virkelig satte gang i festen med deres fabelagtige energi og musik, kan vi stolt sige, at der var fuldt hus.

Vi gik på kl. 21.00. Sjældent har vi haft det så fantastisk med at spille for et publikum. Der var god energi hele vejen igennem, og vi nød at spille hver eneste nummer! Så tak til alle jer, der kom og tog del i festen –  vi kan ikke vente til næste gang, vi skal spille for Jer.

En stor tak skal lyde til
–    Vores venner fra bandet Galge (for at betjene vores vinylplade-stand)
–    Jens Munch for at være konferencier
–    Trine Thøgersen for at være en hands-on-kvinde hele dagen
–    Downtown July og A-huset for at være medskabere af vores releasekoncert
–    Aarhus kommune for at yde økonomisk støtte.

// Maerkeström

English

Release of “Tidsrum”  (“Space in Time”)

On Saturday 26th of February 2022 we held a release concert for our debut album ”Tidsrum”.  What a moment! We started working on this record a year ago, and finally(!) we were able to celebrate its release.

The concert was held at the A-house in Aarhus – we chose this venue, as essentially it’s a cool place. Unlike many other venues, in this place you can do what you like; move things around, add quirky items to the enormous amount of ornaments and artefacts already in place – you basically have free reins. It is a warm and welcoming place that enables you to create a fantastic ambience.

We had asked the band Downtown July if they wanted to share the gig with us. In return, they received a professionally recorded and edited film of the gig and had some band photos taken. All of this was courtesy of Aarhus Municipality, who had given us some financial support towards the concert. This meant that we were able to hire a film crew to record the gig, rent the A-house for the evening and make us of their sound man. How cool is that!

The doors opened as we waited for the crowds to arrive. As 8 PM approached, Downtown July got ready to kick off! Our smiles got bigger as the venue filled up. As Downtown July got the party going with their fabulous energy and music, we’re proud to say we had a full house!

Our set started at 9 PM. We had a fantastic audience – lots of positive energy, and we enjoyed playing every single number!. So, thanks to everyone who came along and took participated in the party – we can’t wait to play for you again.

A huge thank you goes to:

–    Our friends from the band Galge for manning our vinyl stand
–    Jens Munch for being the compere
–    Trine Thøgersen for being our hands-on woman throughout the day
–    Downtown July and A-huset for being co-creators of our release concert
–    Aarhus Municipality for their financial support.

// Maerkeström


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