Luleåbördiga Movits get the music they make sound as if it is at the masquerade. It is by way of a ögonbrynshöjande trick. Just as the band works the hip hop, often with values that rawness and authenticity. Then the brothers Johan and Anders Rensfeldt and Joakim Nilsson made her debut with the album ”Äppelknyckarjazz” in 2008, they have done exactly the opposite.
In the costumes and with influences from post-war jazz and swing took the rap in Swedish on tour in the united states. It was not only the jovial blåset that the project got to feel like a circus.
its development during the last ten years that if they moved forward through time a few decades at a time. Now, with half of the recent double album ”V” just released, they shall, by his own admission almost be ahead of the game at the moment.
the Contention goes just barely to take seriously. When the on Saturday night, committing opening at Münchenbryggeriet, the feeling is much more millennieskifte than the present.
it's Not that they are at this point not updated it in the nearest high-spirited mood of the utklädnadsakt that characterized the breakthrough. The costumes are long since hung in the closet. The trio, augmented by extra musicians, wearing for the purpose instead mjukisoveraller with the band name printed across the chest.
a vague idea about a willingness to evolve. The frivolous youthful energy is partly replaced by a more mature, heavier turn. The texts usually go to apply to contemporary circumstances.
But the way in which they lean so heavily to blåsburna anthems with nonsensrefränger takes the edge of every creative ambition. As Movits sounds of the day, they have more in common with the high-intensity Swedish poptradition like Håkan Hellström laid the foundation for around their first two albums, than what they have with the contemporary urban scene.
it is when guests like Michel Dida and Herbert Munkhammar, both with a more modern starting point, the connect, which evening of real substance. In general, the Movits still more escapism than a reflection of its time. A curiosity, rather than something with the potential to make an impact.
Read more: Interview with Movits.