About

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MAG
MAG, aka Magdalena Ågren, is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Using trombone, megaphone, voice, homemade electronics, loops, and drum machine all at once to build her music from scratch. From the smallest simple element, it grows into a gigantic dystopian lo-fi orchestra. Sometimes restrained and suggestive, sometimes chaotic and wild. MAG strives for deep introspection and expressive power, seeking both confrontation and commonality.
MAG has recently released her first solo album, Magnitude, in 2016 on Surplus Recordings and Zeon Light Skiva, and has played more than 100 shows in Europe and North America.
Magdalena Ågren also currently plays in two other band projects, SORK and Trapped in a Loop.

Upcoming shows!
Aug 5 – DNK, Helsingör @ Helsingør Festival
Nov 11 – BE, Kortrijk @ Sonic City festival – Curated by Thurston Moore.
Nov 18- Be, Lovain la Nueve @ La Ferme Festival

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” She opened for us in Malmo and I’m still scraping my jaw from the floor after dragging it all the way back to The Netherlands. Marvellous, hugely inventive…. words aren’t enough”
– Edward Ka-Spel, Legendary Pink Dots


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Release of Magnitude

The 8 of Oktober 2016 MAGs album Magnitude was finally released on LP and CD by Surplus Recording together with Zeon light skiva.  You can listen to the album and order it as the LP, CD and digital download from http://surplusrecordings.bandcamp.com/ or https://zeonlightskiva.bandcamp.com/

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Poster for MAGs album tour

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Upcoming shows!

Oct 8 Lyon –  Gafferfest 
(w. Chicakyoh,  Manuel Adnot, Steve Doble/Colin Webster/Sheik Anorak)
Oct 10   Les Salles – La Loutre 
(w. -1)
Oct 11 Paris –  Instants Chavires
(w. -1 and Belmont Witch)
Oct 13  Brighton – Cafe Noor
(w. Furore and Melt Bananarama)
Oct 14  Liverpool –  DROP The Dumbulls Gallery (TBC)
Oct 15  Manchester – Islington Mill 
(w. Rummaging Orchestra + Shaman Yew)
Oct 16  Glasgow – Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery
Oct 17   day off
Oct 18    ?
Oct 19  Leeds  Warf Chamvers 
Oct 20    ?
Oct 21  London  – The Peckham Pelican
Oct 22  Colchester  – Colchester Art Center
(w. Sly and The Family Drone, The Unmistakable Scent Of Leopard, The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh)
Oct 23 London – Café OTO 
(w. Black Spirituals Dead Neanderthals Sten Ove-Toft)