Germany Video Premiere: Rangleklods – Schoolgirls

Probably, well most definitely, this video is NSFW – Just a heads up! But you should seriously take a peek when you get the chance to, just not when your boss is creeping over your shoulder. Directed by Jonas Bang, ‘Schoolgirls’ is the second single to come from Rangleklod’s eagerly anticipated second album, straitjacket, released May 18th through Tambourhinoceros. A clear homage to Hokusai’s The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife’ with a pinch of Nobuyoshi Araki’s earlier work, the video is certainly imaginative to say the least. Also tearing up a grapefruit never looked so hot.

Consisting of Esben Nørskov Andersen & Pernille Smith-Sivertsen, electronic duo, Rangleklods debuted in 2011 with their EP Home  from which the single ‘Young and Dumb’ was taken. The debut album Beekeeper was released in 2012 to great praise in the media and Rangleklods’ growing fanbase. The duo have been one of the most proficiently touring Danish bands internationally for several years, with performances on notable European festivals such as Roskilde Festival, Sziget Festival, Ja Ja Ja Festival, MS Dockville, Europavox and many more.


The duo’s sources of inspiration are as diverse as their own music and Esben and Pernille highlights both Burial’s evocative industrial soundscapes, David Bowie’s insistence to challenge and explore his own self, Brian Eno’s production of Talking Head’s against David Byrne’s ferocity, Dan Snaith of Caribou ability to unite the electronic and the organic and even Alanis Morissette’s vulnerability and forgotten 90s harmonies.

You can pre-order straitjacket now through Tambourhinoceros

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Photos by Robin_Skjoldborg