Live

Aug 18, 2017
San Diego — The Casbah
CA
Aug 19, 2017
Pioneertown — Pappy and Harriet's
CA



Nov 11, 2016
Stockholm — Melodybox
SE
Nov 12, 2016
Malmö — Babel
SE
Dec 5, 2016
Brisbane — The Zoo
with Golden Age of Ballooning
AU
Dec 7, 2016
Sydney — Oxford Art Factory
with The Laurels. Presented by 2ser.
AU
Dec 8, 2016
Melbourne — The Corner
with ORB + Krakatau + Psychedelic Coven DJs. Presented by Triple R.
AU
Dec 9, 2016
Meredith — Meredith Music Festival
AU
Dec 11, 2016
Perth — The Rosemount Hotel
with special guests.
AU
Feb 3, 2017
Oslo — Sentrum Scene
NO
Feb 4, 2017
Göteborg — Pustervik
SE
Feb 24, 2017
Uppsala — Reginateatern
SE
Feb 25, 2017
Stockholm — Södra Teatern
SE
Mar 15, 2017
Philadelphia — PhilaMOCA
PA
Mar 16, 2017
Brooklyn — BRIC House Ballroom
NY
Mar 17, 2017
Washington — DC9 Nightclub
DC
Mar 18, 2017
Pittsburgh — The Warhol
PA
Mar 19, 2017
Chicago — Garfield Park Conservatory
IL
Mar 21, 2017
Los Angeles — The Getty
CA
Apr 1, 2017
Lund — Mejeriet
SE
Apr 4, 2017
Helsinki — Tavastia
FI
May 26, 2017
Madrid — Get MAD Festival
ES
May 27, 2017
Barcelona — Mayday Mambo
ES
May 28, 2017
London — Courtyard
UK
Jun 24, 2017
Oslo — Dattera til Hagen
NO
Jul 29, 2017
København — Badesøen
DK
Aug 3, 2017
Happy Valley — Pickathon Festival
3-6 August, Specific day TBC
OR
Aug 7, 2017
Vancouver — The Fox Cabaret
BC
Aug 8, 2017
Seattle — The Crocodile
WA
Aug 10, 2017
Arcata — The Miniplex
CA
Aug 11, 2017
Nevada City — Miners Foundry
CA
Aug 12, 2017
Nicasio — The Shadows
CA
Aug 13, 2017
Sonoma — Gundlach Bundschu Winery
*Performing live score to The Adventures of Prince Achmed
CA
Aug 16, 2017
San Francisco — The Chapel
CA

About

In between the release of Dungen’s most recent two albums (2010’s Skit i allt and 2015’s Allas sak), the beloved Stockholm quartet was asked to create an original score to Lotte Reiniger’s 1926 touchstone The Adventures of Prince Achmed, understood to be the oldest surviving full-length animated feature film. Inspired by the work and the characters – Prince Achmed, Peri Banu, Aladdin, the Sorcerer, and most of all, the Witch – the members of Dungen immersed themselves into the groundbreaking visual language of this landmark silent film.

Häxan (translation: “The Witch”) is Dungen’s first all-instrumental album. Produced by Mathias Glavå, and recorded, mixed, and edited by hand to tape entirely in the analog domain, Häxan was sequenced away from the linear narrative of the film. This process helped to create a path of its own, fully capturing the rawness and spontaneity present in the sessions, as well as a loose, abstract, and fragmented collage feel, evident in the dense and dissonant free-form rock-outs, haunting ambient passages, and gorgeously cinematic soundscapes present in the work, a record that stands on its own outside of the presence of its primary inspiration.

Moody, evocative, stormy, and brimming with life, Häxan provides both a tacit summation of the Dungen journey up to today, and gives the beloved group a chance to stretch out like never before.

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  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Ken Andersson

  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Ken Andersson

  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Ken Andersson

  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Ken Andersson

  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Ken Andersson

  • Dungen 2016
    Photo by Frank Aschberg

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