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Heavily promoted on 6Music over the last couple of years (and, not to mention, by this writer), Norway’s Pom Poko earned themselves well-deserved plaudits for last year’s debut album ‘Birthday’ and its controlled raucousness.  They’ve been saying for a while that they wanted to “embrace their extremes a bit more”. If you’ve seen them live you’ll be …

THE ART-PUNK outfit Pom Poko, who returned earlier this year following their 2019 debu, have released a second single from their upcoming album in the shape of “My Candidacy”. The track features the stuttering, untamed shards of noise from guitarist Martin Tonne, and an equally hectic but hypnotic, diverse rhythmic display from drummer Ola Djupvik. …

The Norwegian punk-pop extraordinaires’ creative wizardry, very much cemented with their astounding debut LP Birthday, continues with new single Andrew. The single allows a welcome sense of familiarity with it’s fusion of dulcified vocal and guitar melodies, combined with their unique rhythmic sensibilities and galvanic ruptures. However, Andrew also signals a massively creative leap into …

Currently getting ready to wow audiences in the United States at SXSW and the New York-based New Colossus Festival (that’s only in its second year but already a fixture on the music calendar), Norwegian quartet Pom Poko have felt that they need to acquaint themselves with audiences once again. Hence the video for “Praise“, a …