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During the Mikael Simpson concert at VoxHall, I happened to stand close to the drummer, who was placed on the left side of the stage intstead of the most common position in the back. And I remember thinking to myself: “He really looks like a Copenhagen slacker musician”. Which was meant in a cordial way, as I really was intrigued by his drumming. Also, his appearance reminded me slightly of one of my favorite drummers Greg Saunier of Deerhoof.
After having posted a mobile phone picture of the drummer on instagram, I noticed that a guy called Henrik Vibskov liked it. As it turned out, it was the drummer himself. Furthermore, it turned out that he actually is some sort of multi-artist. “Fashion’s Renaissance Man” he was called by the New York Times. Amongst other things he is currently working on a big solo exhibition in Seoul next year and is designing the costumes and set for Björk´s upcoming opera. And the list goes on…
In other words: I was completely wrong. But I was right in enjoying his passion for drumming.
That was the Melodica Aarhus - International Songwriter Festival 2014.