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Elias Rønnenfelt Of Iceage & Marching Church's Favourite LPs
Daniel Dylan Wray , February 1st, 2017 12:11

Ahead of Marching Church's appearance at Roskilde Festival later this year, Elias Rønnenfelt guides Daniel Dylan Wray through his favourite 13 albums


This Heat - Deceit
I got into This Heat at a really early age, 12 or 13, when Dan - the drummer in Iceage - played me the Peel Sessions. It's actually not one of those albums that I've listened to the most but they broke down the notion of what I thought was possible within music. On top of all the experimentation the whole album has this sneering bitterness that reaches these painful heights. It's so powerful and here was something that seemed so challenging and of another kind of substance to the other quirky angular post punk I had heard before. It didn't seem like they were following any kind of fashion and a song like 'SPQR' just builds upon itself and comes to these heights that are terrifying but really fascinating at the same time - that's a monumental piece of music. Charles Hayward played with Crass at their first ever gig and they were another band that I was close to including on this list. I saw him play a solo set when I was about 14 in an old radio house in Copenhagen and that was a new experience for me as well, he was a force of nature and played like nothing I had ever heard before. This band have definitely had an impact and trashed all my preconceptions of what rhythmical music is supposed to be like.