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LISTEN: Jenny Hval's "WEIRD" Quietus Mix
Laurie Tuffrey , July 31st, 2015 12:55

That's right, it's Friday, so time to get WEIRD with a mix from the tQ-favourite musician and writer before she returns to the UK later in the year

In the wake of Jenny Hval, the Norwegian musical and writer, releasing one of our favourite albums of the year, Apocalypse, girl, we're rather excited to publish this mix for your listening pleasure. It's "WEIRD", Hval tells us, running from Birmingham dreamers Broadcast through to prolific experimentalist Robert Youngs via tracks from Copeland, Moon Relay and the excellent 11-minute B-side to Salon de Musique, the 1982 solo album from Suburban Lawns' Su Tissue. Says Hval: "It's a mix of songs I've been given by my friends recently (and absorbed like a sponge), plus a couple of my own recent favourites. My Dinner With Others, you could say (or It Was A Cold, Rainy Summer - we've all been stuck inside listening to music up here). Broadcast, Else Marie Pade and Copeland are my own contributions."

Beyond immediately following this mix with a full play-through of Apocalypse, girl - you can start with the new video for 'Sabbath' below - we'd recommend getting yourself tickets for her UK tour dates later this year and keeping an eye on the Quietus for a Baker's Dozen, coming up very soon.

Thu 5 - The Hug & Pint, Glasgow
Sat 7 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Sun 8 - Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Mon 9 - Lantern, Bristol
Wed 11 - Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London