'A moody masterpiece' -The Ransom Note
Allmusic.com (US) - “Perhaps the strongest full-length electronic release from Denmark since Trentemøller’s The Last Resort”
Dazed & Confused (UK) - “Each track is a bang on the Krona”
Nylon Magazine (US) - “Darkly emotional stuff with echoes of Bowie, Joy Division & Nick Cave”
Artrocker (US) - “…couldn’t ask for anything better - and we mean that sincerely”
Time Out NYC (US) - “Wherever that Utopia is, just hope Bjørke hangs out there a while longer—it seems to suit him…”
DJ Mag (UK) - “playful, intricate, uplifting…”
Clash (UK)- “Sophisticated…the guests are the cherry on top of this chilly outing”
Beatportal.com (US)- “Kasper Bjørke could become one of the year’s biggest indie-dance crossover success stories. Keep an eye on him”
Dmcupdate.com (US) - “…stays in the mind for a long time after just the first listen” 5/5 (essential)
Selected Danish press:
5/6 Mode Magasinet
4/6 Soundvenue / MetroXpress
Selected International press quotes for the debut album “In Gumbo" (2007):
"Cinematic, immersive synth disco that sounds like a million dollars... could be this season´s House Of Jealous Lovers, for the new italo youth"
(Vice magazine, UK) 8/10
"An adventurous, dark and moody record with plenty of sophisticated and welldeveloped ideas"
(Future Music / UK)
"Maybe it´s this combination of organic Lindstrøm sounds, DFA playfullness and Get Physical club approach that I'm totally celebrating this record. I already knew that Kasper's a great DJ... now I'm happy to have found out he's a fantastic producer as well.
(Lodown Magazine / GER) 9/10
"Filled with epic tracks and huge mixes, it is quite clear why this artist is famed throughout the world."
(BPM Magazine / US)
"A truly complete album with depth and character".
(Palms Out Sounds, US)