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The 13 best darkside jungle tunes ever

Okay, people, it’s time for a re-run. Or actually, it’s more of a remix than a re-run. In the 2014 edition of JUngLEkalenderen I did a collection of the best darkside tunes ever, but I posted them below a tale from my very very early childhood about my very first favourite vinyl record – and that tale […]

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Gamers and ravers: The amazing similarities between the two worlds

Late last night the Danish game Inside by Playdead won two awards at The Game Awards in Los Angeles. Best Art Direction and Best Independent Game. If you haven’t played Inside yet, this is the time to support the world class talent of our Danish game developers. You can google translate my review here: New Danish game is a […]

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Blasts from the Past: Garden Party People

It’s a sunny weekend, and we’re halfway through JUngLEkalenderen. It’s time to kick back and relax with an outdoorsy chill out session. It’s the birthday party of the Jungle Monster! If you didn’t catch that reference, jump to BuzzFeed’s If Disney Princesses had Realistic Waistlines, which caused quite a lot of debate in the mainstream […]

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The 7 saddest jungle tunes ever

It’s that time of year, and as tradition demands it, we have to kick this off with some music before diving into all kinds of adventures. And I want to set the tone with some proper sadness. Because sad music works really well as fuel for time travelling. Let’s go, fellow timehoppers. Pulse – Stay […]

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The DIY Test: Is Your Child a Junglist?

I like bright and happy things. But when it comes to jungle, I am drawn to the dark sounds, like a hypnotized Duracell rabbit. Today it’s time to explore the darkside tunes. I have made a list of 8 essential ones here. But first: Why do I like them so much? Reason number 1 First […]

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The Jungle Diaries: A Junglist on a Mission

Writing a diary (and being serious about it) is like having a life-long conversation with earlier versions of yourself. A very instructive practice. It has its embarassing moments, yes, but it really is the ultimate way of grasping what your life is about. It forces you to take yourself seriously, even at the most ridiculous […]

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Jungle feelings: The Love and Kisses Special

All those awesome tunes and all that sweaty dancing makes everyone all emotional, so there’s a whooooole lot of hugging and kissing going on on those jungle dancefloors and beyond. Let’s dive straight into a junglistic love mix. If you want more love, check out the 7 most romantic jungle tunes ever. For more hugging, […]

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Dancefloors, moshpits and junglistic crowdsurfing

I stumbled upon jungle sort of by coincidence when I decided to celebrate my birthday by dancing the night away at the Paradise Club in Angel, Islington. This was 1993. 28 days later I went to the Jungle Fever New Year’s Eve party at the Marquee, and that was that. I was blown away. In […]

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Blasts from the Past: Ohoi! turns 4

We’re on a boat! Another trip to the past, this time the 4 year anniversary of Ohoi!, held at Stubnitz, that crazy ship. Let’s go back to July 15th, 2006. One fine, hot summer evening.

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Blasts from the Past: Birthday Bash Edition

Buckle your seat belts, some more time travelling coming up. It’s the Birthday Bash Special. Huge jumps will occur. One Dogme rule (apart from jungle, of course): Every single photo is from December 3rd. December 3rd, 2014! Portal functioning. Time for some more jungle bubbles, then.

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