26.06.12 by Jeff

Efterklang / The making of Piramida

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Here’s a wonderful look at the making of Efterklang’s new album Piramida, shot during an audio expedition to an abandoned Russian settlement in Spitsbergen, close to the North Pole.

“Spitsbergen is home to more polar bears than people and also to the ghost town of Piramida, which was abandoned overnight in 1998, and today stands as a slowly decaying ruin still full of physical memories like the world´s northernmost piano.”

I love seeing what lengths they go to just to discover and record sounds! Watch the clip below!

Piramida releases September 24th 2012.

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://twitter.com/tonirica rica

    wow. i have tears in my eyes, piramida promises to be sublime. inspired to go find my hole and sing in it.

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      ^ amazing comment

  • TOASTRANDER

    so cool

  • Petra

    wow..

  • Waller

    Tingles!





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23.05.16 by Jeff

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