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UPCOMING SHOW DATES 2014:
Mar. 20: Engelsholm, Bredsten, DK - w. UNKWON & Mikkel Meyer.
Mar. 21: Viborg, Paletten, DK - w. UNKWON & Mikkel Meyer.
Mar. 22: Kolding, Pitstop, DK - w. UNKWON & Mikkel Meyer.
Mar. 29: Copenhagen, Beta, DK - w. UNKWON & Mikkel Meyer.
Mar. 30: Copenhagen, Cinemateket, DK - Live Soundtrack for King Vidor's "The Crowd".
Apr. 09: Aalborg, Huset, DK - w. Kalaha
Apr. 10: Århus, Atlas, DK - w. Kalaha
Jun 26: San Francisco, The Plunge, US.
July 04: Northern California Outdoor event TBA
July 05: Northern California Outdoor event TBA
July 07: Portland, Playground Phenomenon, Oregon, US.
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RUMPLP015: RUMPISTOL – “AWAY” (3LP)
Release Date: February 17th, 2014.
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Boiler Room Set: http://boilerroom.tv/rumpistol-live-in-the-boiler-room/
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For all booking, remixing requests etc. please mail me on: rumpistol at gmail dot com I will try to answer in 24 hours.

"Rum" is the Danish word for space or room.

Rumpistol has released 4 albums and 2 EPs:
"Rumpistol" (Rump Recordings) - 2003.
"Cph Jazz EP" (Auditory Designs) - 2004.
"Mere Rum" (Rump Recordings) - 2005.
"Dynamo" (Rump Recordings) - 2008.
"Talk To You EP" (Rump Recordings) - 2011.
Rumpistol / Red Baron: "Floating" (Project: Mooncircle) - 2012.

Rumpistol has performed live at festivals and venues all over Europe as well as in USA, Canada, Mexico, China and Russia.

In 2010 he was nominated for the Qwartz Electronic Music Award in the Discovery category for his album "Dynamo".

"The owner of Rump Records, Rumpistol is going to be live and in effect. It’ll be percussive. It’ll have sumptuous vocal work. It’ll be vibes." - Boiler Room (UK).

"Viber!" - Om Unit (UK)

"Brilliant Soundscapes!" - Laurent Garnier (F).

"I have always loved playing Rumpistol and "It's Everywhere" is exactly what I've been looking for, when playing electronica. Not house - not electronic - but just something good in between genres. And with great vocals too." - T.O.M. / Lulu Rouge (DK)

"Such a great and deep release, as usual by Rumpistol. One of Denmarks most original and interesting electronic producers." - 2000F (OHOI!/Strøm/DK)

"I've always been a huge fan of Rumpistol and this EP is just another fantastic addition to his already spotless catalogue." - ELOQ (DK)

“His work breathes fresh and open air with admirable confidence, knowing when to pause and when to press on. The balance between fleeting melody and hinted ambience is carefully maintained.. Guaranteed to take you from the latest of nights to the earliest of mornings with the least amount of fuss.”- Ken Hollings/The Wire (UK)

"Dynamo marks a triumphant return to the field, filled with warm electro-acoustic timbres and patchwork beat." - Boomkat (UK)

"With 'Dynamo', Rumpistol has made a flowing and totally inviting album that will captivate all but the most heartless of listeners. Its glistening melodics, brooding atmospherics, oozing basslines and complex micro-orchestral arrangements gel with such harmonic intent that the power of the end result is nothing short of enchanting. Highly recommended to all who require a shining beacon to get them through the dark depression of Winter." - Experimusic (UK)

"A collection of elegantly constructed pieces that constantly slip between the fingers, refusing to stay still, writhing and wriggling around each other. Beautiful harmonic structures topple over spiralling rhythms, leaving you spell-bound." - Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner (UK)

"In drei Worten: Welch schöne Musik!" - Blumberg/DE:BUG (DE)

"både intimt på en mørk og smuk måde, men også overraskende og konstant stimulerende." - Simon Lund/Politiken (DK)

"Rumpistol’s previous work has been easily definable: based in funk, but edgy enough to be IDM. Dynamo is a risky and impressive evolution for the Dane, delving into darker, loop-based grooves and teetering close to *gasp* dubstep, while maintaining his trademark warm, curious melodies." - Mondo Magazine (CAN)

"Like all the best music, it rewards dozens or even hundreds of listens." - Kid Kameleon (US)

"Det, der gør Talk To You så fremragende, er, at Rumpistol komponerer en form for braindance-soul, altså en form for elektronisk angrebne sange. Samt at han bevæger sig i en genkendeligt post-apokalyptisk dubstep-verden, men med et maskinel, der ikke kun er en mageløs manipulator, men også en fejlkilde, en slæbende følgesvend, som synes at forsøge at synge duetter med de nye glimt af håb fra menneskestemmerne og deres melodier, som vi varmer os ved." - Information (DK)

"Rumpistol er lige så stærk en melodimager, som han er en producer" - Gaffa (DK)

"Killer-Tracks von Rumpistol, bei denen - wie immer eigentlich! - hinter jedem Takt schon wieder die nächste Überraschung wartet." - DE:BUG (DE)

"What makes Rumpistol different from me is how immediate the music it." - The Needle Drop (US)

"The sprinkling of vocal samples and sporadic bursts of ghostly lyrical splashes is conveyed smoothly within each piece and a subdued Jamie Lidell versus Burial dynamic emerges from the loosened undergrowth of beats, bass and debris."
- Igloo Magazine (US)

"Når man er færdig med at beundre James Blake og Mount Kimbie, kan man passende rette opmærksomheden mod Rumpistol og ikke mindst hans seneste ep. Den lægger sig fint i forlængelse af førnævnte navne uden at lyde som en billig kopivare. 'Talk to You' har en herlig fandenivoldsk tilgang til de konventioner, der trods alt findes i den alsidige dubstep-genre. Måske er det på tide at skubbe til briterne? Det lader i hvert fald til at være Rumpistols tilgang, og efter at have lyttet til ep'en er det svært ikke at give ham ret." - Soundvenue (DK)

"However you wish to describe it, the EP's tracks are rich indeed, with each distinguished by the producer's well-developed and meticulous ear for detail. Without betraying his allegiance to abstract electronica, Christiansen's turned his attention to soul and dubstep in equal measure for the EP, with wonky rhythms and vocal elements (samples, and some sung by Christiansen himself) working together to produce ear-catching results. (.. ) It all adds up to a solid and utterly well-crafted EP whose contents are anything but throwaway." - Textura (CAN)

"The sensitivity crawls out of all pores. A must for all…" - Lowriders Collective (NL)

Rumpistol Copenhagen, Denmark

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    Asleep (Radio Edit)

    Rumpistol on November 18, 2013 15:05
  • Indians - Magic Kids (Rumpistol Remix) Artwork

    Indians - Magic Kids (Rumpistol Remix)

    Rumpistol on August 20, 2013 07:07
  • Floating Remixes Artwork

    Floating Remixes

    Rumpistol on April 18, 2013 17:34
  • The World Keeps On Turning (Free DL) Artwork

    The World Keeps On Turning (Free DL)

    Rumpistol on December 21, 2012 14:11
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  • Floating Artwork

    Floating

    Rumpistol on July 12, 2012 09:47
  • I'm Not Listening (Radio Edit) Artwork

    I'm Not Listening (Radio Edit)

    Rumpistol on March 16, 2012 09:22
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    Talk To You EP - Teaser

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