Escho

Escho is here to document moments of spontaneity, file the transitory and offer new, unusual and vibrant sounds from Denmark and beyond.

Founded in 2005 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Escho is a platform for music recordings and book writings.

Contact: info@escho.net

Want to submit music? Please send a Soundcloud link and short info to info@escho.net

Timeline

  • Today: About 100 releases including around 15 books.

  • 2014: Reached our record as in 12 releases in one year.

  • 2013: First book release.

  • 2011: First release by international artist.

  • 2010: Promoted first Omar Souleyman (SY) Copenhagen show. Escho was shortlisted in Artforum's "Best of Music 2010".

  • 2009: Iceage' debut 7" was released (Today they have 7 releases on Escho). Promoted first Omar-S (US) Copenhagen show.

  • 2008: Promoted first Black Dice (US) Copenhagen show.

  • 2007: Our homemade clambshell vinyl jacket was introduced. Promoted Boredoms (JP) Copenhagen show.

  • 2006: Promoted first Gang Gang Dance (US) and Sunn O))) (US) Copenhagen shows.

  • 2005: Founded in Copenhagen.

Distribution/Wholesale

Outside Denmark: info@escho.net
Denmark: Mads Christensen at Rillbar, mbc@rillbar.dk

Financial support

  • Fonden Roskilde Festival (2016)

  • Fonden Distortion København (2015)

  • The Danish Arts Council Committee for DIVA (2010)

  • The Danish Arts Council Committee for Music (2008-2010)

Concerts

From 2005-2012 Escho has promoted over 70 international artists' club shows in Copenhagen. Most of them as Denmark debut.

Action Beat (UK), Albert Newton (UK), Animental (US), Antoine Chessex (DE), Awsome Tapes from Africa (US), Aymeric Hainaux (FR), Black Dice (US), Black Dice (US), Bobby Birdman (US), Boredoms (JP), Brian DeGraw (US), Charles Hayward (UK), Chris Corsano (US), Deerhunter (US), Dirty Projectors (US), Earth (US), Eric Copeland (US), Evol (ES), G.I. Joe (IT), Gala Drop (PT), Gamers in Exile (IT), Gang Gang Dance (US), Golden Cup (IT), Highlife (US), House of Extreme Music (HR), Hype Williams (UK), Hypnoflash (IT), Josephine Foster (US), Juglandacee (IT), Kría Brekkan (IS), Kuupuu (FI), Lafidki (FR), Laurel Halo (US), Le Harmacy (IT), Lexie Mountain Boys (US), Lorenzo Senni (IT), Lorenzo Senni (IT), Lucky Dragons (US), Mag (SE), Mag (SE), Munnen (SE), Neokarma Jooklo Experience (IT), Nisennenmondai (JP), Omar Souleyman (SY), Omar-S (US), Ora Cogan (CA), Otomo Yoshihide (JP), Pit Noack (DE), Prince Rama (US), Psychic Ills (US), Samara Lubelski (US), Sian Alice Group (UK), Six Orgnans of Admittance (US), Summer Recreation Camp (ES), Sunburned Hand of the Man (US), Sunn O))) (US), Synt.tofs (SE), The Blankket (CAN), The Wrist & Pistols (US), Thread Pulls (IR), Tintilwirl (JP), TV Buddhas (ISR), Ultra Ell (SE), US Girls (US), Usaisamonster (US), Victor Hererro (ES), White Magic (US), Women And Children (US), Yacht (US), Yximalloo (JP)

2019 releases

ESC108: Peter Peter & Peter Kyed – Pusher 3 (OST) | LP
ESC107: Peter Peter & Peter Kyed – Pusher II (OST) | LP
ESC116: When Saints Go Machine – So Deep | LP
ESC110: Astrid Sonne – Cliodynamics | LP
ESC101: Irrellevant Bitch 101 – 
ESC98: Søren Kjærgaard – Studies For Video Keyboard | LP
ESC105: Gullo Gullo – Raw Moon | LP
ESC102: Collider – -><- | LP

2018 releases

ESC103: Rasmus Halling Nielsen – INTO THIS VIOLENT MODE HATRED MANIFESTS ITSELF | Book
ESC104: Lulu Marie – MUS | Book
ESC99: Kenneth Jensen – Det gør som en fabel | Book
ESC97: Værket – Young Again | LP
ESC96: Mikael Ostenfeld Krog – Picco Picco | Book
ESC95: Iceage – Beyondless | LP
ESC93: Jonas Okholm Jensen – Jeg håber og tror at TWIN PEAKS vil samle os igen | Book
ESC92: Bo Reinholdt – Mytografens griller | Book
ESC91: Thulebasen – Suko! | LP
ESC90: Javier Tapia – All can be used again(st) | Book
ESC84: Astrid Sonne – Human Lines | LP

2017 releases

ESC89: Vagn E. Olsson – Hic sun dracones | Book
ESC88: Søren Mosdal – Nastrand – De dødes strand | Book
ESC87: Anders Jørgen Mogensen – Mistelten87 | Book
ESC86: Peter Peter and Peter Kyed presents: It's wonderful to be alive – PLEASE KILL ME NOW | LP
ESC85: Preben Major Sørensen - Forgribelser | Book
ESC83: First Hate - A Prayer For The Unemployed | LP
ESC82: Preben Major Sørensen - I vinden begynder samtalerne | Book
ESC81: Birgit Munch - Brungst | Book
ESC80: Maya Peitersen - Uudgrundeligt | Book
ESC59: TS Høeg - Très 60 | Book

2016 releases

ESC79: Henrik Bjelke - Det absolutte nærværs delirium | Book
ESC78: Bo Reinholdt - Kore | Book
ESC77: Anders Jørgen Mogensen - Koldnål | Book
ESC76: Peach - Beach | CS
ESC75: Smerz - Okey | EP
ESC74: TS Høeg - Rundet af jordens rotation | Book
ESC73: Liss - First | EP
ESC71: Lulu Marie - I kræets top bor en storm | Book
ESC70: Joanne Robertson - Wildflower | LP
ESC69: 3 Avantis + 1 - S/T | LP
ESC68: Værket - Jealousy Hits | LP
ESC67: Henrik Kabell - eks helix | Book
ESC66: Jonas Okholm - Så snart man åbner vinduet ud til den populære sol vælter årets første flue ind i rodet | Book
ESC65: Jonas Okholm - Så snart man åbner vinduet ud til den populære sol vælter årets første flue ind i rodet | CS
ESC64: Holger Hansen - Galskab Statan | Book
ESC63: First Hate - Gemini | EP
ESC56: Søren Kjærgaard - Weaver | LP
ESC54: Bo Reinholdt - Salveren | Book

2015 releases

ESC62: Homies - Cliff | 2EP
ESC61: Preben Major Sørensen - Forløbelser | Book
ESC60: Liss - Try/Always | 7"
ESC58: Realism - Like Seashells To The Change | CS
ESC57: Pinecone Colony - Pinecone Colony | CS
ESC55: Lower - I'm A Lazy Son... But I'm The Only Son | EP
ESC53: Synd og Skam - Billeder af Mesa | LP
ESC52: Søren Gorm - 8 Lydsluser | LP
ESC51: Reverie - Bliss | LP
ESC50: Small White Man - S/T | LP
ESC48: Arjan Miranda & Mads Hayduk Heldtberg - O.S.M. | CS

2014 releases

ESC49: Homies - S/T | 12"
ESC47: Gooms - Beyond Life | LP
ESC46: Torben Ulrich & Søren Kjærgaard - Meridiana: Lines Toward A Non-local Alchemy | 2LP
ESC45: Iceage - Plowing Into the Field of Love | 2LP
ESC44: Electrolux - Lux Aeterna | LP
ESC43: Vagn E. Olsson - Mondo Culo | Book
ESC42: Lower - Seek Warmer Climes | LP
ESC41: TS Høeg - Lykke er noget, man har om halsen, for som sagt, under træet er skygge mange ting | Book
ESC40: Simon Latz og Claus Haxholm - Trigger zoner / den babylonske champagne / afvikling af nite-walkers / jeg har det som om jeg har set dig før | Book
ESC32: Dane TS Hawk - Me My Ear | LP

2013 releases

ESC39: Iceage - To The Comrades | 7"
ESC38: Nikolas - Moor | CS
ESC37: Synd og Skam - Center | LP
ESC36: Excepter - Christisland | LP
ESC35: Synd og Skam - Lad Mig Falde Ind Til Dig | LP
ESC34: Anders Jørgen Mogensen - Dryppende Glorie | Book
ESC33: Lower/Iceage - Burning Hand/Arrows | 7"
ESC31: Jonas Frederiksen - Confessions Of A Flâneur | CS
ESC30: Iceage - Ecstasy | 7"
ESC28: Iceage - You're Nothing | LP

2012 releases

ESC29: Nikolas - Kettleboy/He-Man | CS
ESC27: Lower - Someone's Got It in for Me/But There Has to Be More | 7"
ESC26: Peterpeter & Christian Rønn - Panser | LP
ESC25: Lower - Walk On Heads | 7"
ESC24: Lamburg Tony - Noise Dance | CS
ESC23: Lucky Dragons - Publicity Reform | CS
ESC22: Highlife - Live In Copenhagen | CS

2011 releases

ESC21: Eric Copeland - Waco Taco Combo | LP
ESC20: Thulebasen - Gate 5 | 2LP
ESC19: Iceage - New Brigade | LP
ESC17: Body Lotion & The Bloody Hands - Body Black Mass Index | 7" 

2010 releases

ESC18: Gæoudji Sygnok - Mort Aux Vaches Xtra Ekstra, Route 66 Eksperimentet | LP

2009 releases

ESC16: Iceage - S/T | 7"
ESC15: Mit Nye Band - 2004-2009 Vol. 2 | LP
ESC14: Mit Nye Band - 2004-2009 Vol. 1 | LP
ESC10: V/A - Æsjo | LP

2008 releases

ESC13: Thulebasen - Guitar Wand | LP
ESC12: Dane TS Hawk & The Cerebral Hemispheres - Coming Up | LP+CD
ESC11: Lamburg Tony - Hip Hop Nation | LP
ESC09: KLoAK - Boobies/Spaniel | 7"
ESC08: Alle med balloner og terrasser - S/T| 10"

2007 releases

ESC07: Vagn E. Olsson - Presents El Hombre Invisble | LP
ESC06: Mit Nye Band - Clear 10" | 10"

2006 releases

ESC05: Düreforsög - Escho Live | LP+Book
ESC04: KLoAK - A boy getting pregnant | CD
ESC03: Teppop - Opretholdelse af unaturlige stillinger i unaturlig lang tid | CDR
ESC02: TS Høeg Ensemble - Dome Music | CD

2005 releases

ESC01: Ordkløver - Byen Buldrer | CDR