Baime (DK)

There’s a saying in Denmark that goes - Du kan aldrig krydse oceanet uden at have modet til at tabe kysten af syne - You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Baime have been adrift for many years searching the horizons for any speck of land. You see, both Mikael Melander and Jens Christian Nørgaard can’t swim, so even being in a boat was a stupid idea in the first place! They set off with hopes and aspirations of superstardom exploring melodic techno with a twist of the old school and a pinch of acid, drawn together by mystical forces. Mikael and Jens have an impressive history together. Already a seasoned DJ, Mikael was part of IG60 and the CPH Deep collectives when he joined Jens’ Blindfold Recordings, and as the guys realised how well they worked together, Jens became part of the party collectives too. “I wonder now, what dry land looks like.” Mikael says, poignantly, “I feel like an extra from Waterworld that never got a paycheck and told to go home.” Good friends of Danish musical royalty, Rune Kolsch has done nothing to progress their career, in fact, they barely even ring him in spite of the restraining order anymore. “I do miss those days,” Jens laments, “I’d nearly finished my university degree and Mikael was deep into his DJing. We’d party every weekend until Monday came around. Simple times. Fun times...” tailing off, he throws his last eurodance CD on to the makeshift fire they have in the boats hull and huddle around it for warmth.
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