Genre Bending: Carpenter Brut @ Akvárium

I was once lying on the cold ice of the Városliget rink, face down, having just discovered that I can neither stand, nor stop or get up on ice, so basically the position I found myself in was also the only one available to me altogether at that point. It was however a good position…

Strange Things: Agnes Obel @ Akvárium

I tend to take pride in the fact that I’m good at picking concerts. There was of course a period when hardly any noteworthy acts graced Budapest with their presence, so it was not so much a matter of choosing something, but of being there when anything happened. These days, however, the club scene is…

José González @ Akvárium

In the context of the present day musical scene, José González is an unfathomable anomaly. A soft-spoken man with a wild mane of hair, he arrives on stage almost apologetically, holding his guitar as a shield against whatever the world might expect of him. You’ll now imagine that this scene takes place in a small…