Gidge LNLNN

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“After finishing our ambient concept album Lulin, we started thinking about how to implement some of that music into our live set, which has always been more dance orientated. So we started by taking out a small piece from the Lulin music and made it into more of a danceable tune, which we found worked really well. Then we figured, why don’t we do this with a few more pieces from Lulin? And that was the birth of LNLNN – a mini album derived from bits and pieces of the music from Lulin.”

Artist: Gidge
Title: LNLNN
Artwork: Ludvig Stolterman / Vilma Larsson
Releasedate: 13 Jan 2017
Catalogue Nr: ATM046

Stream/purchase: digital, vinyl

Gidge is a duo consisting of Jonatan Nilsson and Ludvig Stolterman from Umeå, a small city in the north of Sweden. Jonatan and Ludvig met in school at the age of 16 and quickly became good friends. They had a mutual interest for electronic music, and in their second year together, after taking a Sound Production class, they started producing music. Nine years later, they released their debut LP ”Autumn Bells” – a release that inspired music enthusiasts from all over the world.

“Autumn Bells” was an effort from the two to make an electronic album that derived out of natural sounds and moods. Together with melancholic vocal samples and warm, fuzzy chord progressions, the music of Gidge seemed to affect their audience in an emotional way, which eventually resulted in the duo taking the top spot as Best New Artist at XLR8R’s readers poll of 2014, as well as the LP ending up on numerous Best of 2014-lists.

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January 13th 2017, Gidge release LNLNN. LNLNN is a 7-track mini album where Gidge continues using the woods and widths of the north as their main source of inspiration. Their latest effort is a mixture of electronic music, organic elements and samples of their 2nd LP ‘Lulin’.

“After finishing our ambient concept album Lulin, we started thinking about how to implement some of that music into our live set, which has always been more dance orientated. So we started by taking out a small piece from the Lulin music and made it into more of a danceable tune, which we found worked really well. Then we figured, why don’t we do this with a few more pieces from Lulin? And that was the birth of LNLNN – a mini album derived from bits and pieces of the music from Lulin and turned into a, by our standards, fairly straight forward collection of songs.”

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Photo by Vilma Larsson