Martin Hall / Thomas Li: Incubation Martin Hall/Thomas Li premiering with a mood painted spoken word/electronica work + local Ras Bolding with reenactment of HCA Suite


Martin Hall / Thomas Li: Incubation
Concert | Friday d. 10. Sep. 2021 | Ny Vestergade 18, Odense C | Price: 50 Kr. | Buy tickets here | Written by: Bo Jessen | Translated by: Christoffer Henneberg

Location: Teater Momentum
Organizer: Teater Momentum, Klub Golem

Both Martin Hall/Thomas Li and Ras Bolding are working in the darker corners of the Danish literature and music scene. On Friday you can catch them in the darkness of Theater Momentum.

Martin Hall and Thomas Li have collaborated on the piece Inkubation, which will be performed live for the first – and possibly the last – time at Momentum with added visual stimulants from the gifted visual artist, Motorsaw.

Inkubation is made up of six spoken text fragments, coming out of Halls nose and somewhat worn and – for the occasion – roaring vocals, dressed in Thomas Li electronic rope of dreamy soundscapes that wouldn’t be out of place in a new, thought-provoking space odyssey film. Thomas Li has in later years collaborated increasingly with Japanese electronic musicians and there is a certain Tokyo after hours feel to the tight soundbites I have been able to find. The record also features Kazutaka Kuroki who is capable of some truly weird stuff.

You shouldn’t expect any “snakkedansk” as Michael Strunge put it in a review of Martin Halls first band Ballet Mécaniques debut album in 1981. The same applies here in so far as you have to sharpen your mind and listen to the spoken words. Listen to “parts character study and love story” as it is says in the event description.

You will also be able to buy the double LP and the book that comes with it, both of which are released simultaneously.

The second part of the twofold concert features Odenses own Ras Bolding as he performs his HCA Suite that consists of five interpretations of Hans Christian Andersens more gothic tales. The music is a mixture of electronica, goth, punk, classical, folk and…Arabic music.

Also there will be DJ’s before and after the shows.

Link to the event

Written by Bo Jessen

Odense er et had-kærlighedsforhold. Det er byen som betyder meget for mig, men som jeg kun kan bo i hvis jeg lægger mine kræfter i at forandre den. Jeg føler et ansvar for hver halvfyldte koncert o...




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