NEWS: New Console album “Herself” to be released on Nov 26th 2010 (Germany)/Nov 29th 2010 (UK).
I’m in love with Console. Apparently he (or rather, they) will be releasing a new album in Autumn. It’s definitely something to look forward to.
It took me a while until I got into him, through my other big love, the Notwist. I had the chance of seeing him on the 2003 Immergut Festival, but I passed it. I was too young. My musical horizon was too limited, and frankly I just didn’t know what to expect. It wasn’t love at first sight, I was distracted by my first love, a different kind of love. But just with Portishead, or even Radiohead, it was love at second sight that proved to be long lasting and fulfilling. Console’s Magnolia is one of these songs that just stuck. It provides a closeness that’s only found in a few songs.
On the other hand “Suck and Run” provided the necessary distance to get over those relationships that did not last:
Also, through Console and his various alter egos like Acid Pauli and the For God Con Soul posse, I keep on stumbling upon plenty of other music that I wouldn’t have heard of otherwise, or, in other instances, would have remained inaccessible to me. Thus, I never really got into Philipp Boa and Pia Lund. Yet in a DJ Set by Console member FC Shuttle, I stumbled upon this rather fun song: Pia Lund – Der Himmel, a hypnotising tale about the prospect of love.