Piramida

Sampled sounds from an Arctic ghost town comprise the unlikely music on Efterklang's new album

Perpetually in search of new possibilities in the realm of music, the trio behind the Danish band Efterklang set out on a sound-seeking mission last August to the remote island of Spitsbergen to create their fourth album, Piramida. Over the course of their nine-day expedition on the Arctic isle—one that required a year’s time to obtain permission to visit the territory and its abandoned structures—musicians …