24 Nov 2015
Disorder reviews Josefin Ohrn + The Liberation: First UK Show at Shacklewell Arms
...We spotted Josefin in amongst people drinking a beer whilst her fellow band members set up their gear onstage. With only minutes to spare things got off to a shaky start: one of the guitars was dropped and smashed, writing it off completely. But being one instrument down wasn’t going to hold things back for Josefin Ohrn + The Liberation; brushing aside the incident in style, they wasted no time at all, tearing into the introduction of their set. It began with a simple kick drum, and bass that evolved into one hell of a groove, with spooky, delayed guitar sounds glazing over the surface. Josefin, centre stage, was dressed immaculately in black and looked slick to the bone with her hair skimming the microphone as she swung from side to side, wholly immersed in the moment. It was a cool sight indeed.
Their breakthrough single, ‘Take Me Beyond’, saw people in the crowd edging closer to the stage and from this point onwards the room was pretty much packed out. The ever-present thud of its motor drum rhythm went on in ceaseless effort and in response a flock of heads…
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