Getting to Know: Under Byen

Mon, Mar 5, 2007

Under Byen

Danish buzz band Under Byen is making their way to the Wexner Center on Sunday, March 11. To get you prepared for the show, we've assembled some press quotes, mp3s and video.

MP3: Af Samme Stof Som Stof
MP3: Den Her Sang Handler Om At F?• Det Bedste Ud Af Det

BONUS: Full Album Stream

Praise for Under Byen:

"Under Byen's great with eerie beauty … chilling and catchy at once. 7.7/10" - Pitchfork

"The interplay, the spaces left out by one instrument, into which another player would insert a sound, seemed carefully arranged, and this sort of socket approach grabbed me instantly. The mood is one of beautiful desolation and melancholy." – David Byrne

"A heavy-riff boom that sounds like Sigur Ros' idea of Black Sabbath … the lyrics are in Danish, but this full-moon magic needs no translation." – Rolling Stone

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection closes Dec 31. Don't miss the exhibition artnet named among the world's 25 "must-see shows."

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)