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Statues Asleep by Sternpost available here

Furthermore: Testbild! are still discussiong a vinyl release of The Ocean Tango CD.

Other upcoming projects:

* Testbild! sessions in Sonores Studios (Gothenburg) for Stad, a brand new album finished in July 2017, final mixing, mastering and cover work spring 2018

* Another cassette with music from the short films of Henrik Möller Filmer to be released on Zeon Light in a couple of months

* ANTI-CLOCK, new album of Sternpost finished (Petter H of Testbild! with contributions from Siri, David Dolly Dolly Yates with daughter Mabel), is out NOW on Dilettante (vinyl)

* Partikelbana, musical interpretations of the poems of Martti Soutkari feat. Petter H and Siri, to be realeased on Zeon Light some time 2018 (10" vinyl)

* Necronomicon, brand new short film of Henrik Möller and Lars Krantz with OST from Testbild!, watch it here

* Mouse, the Testbild! and Dolly Dolly collaboration project, to be finished and released before you know it

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This page will be updated regularly. Thank You for Your interest!
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03 October 2012: Just to prove that you can still count on Testbild!, here's a brand new cover of Krzysztof Komeda's 'Ballad for Bernt' (from the soundtrack to the Polanski movie 'Knife in the Water'). Enjoy!


06 September 2012: Our record company Kalligrammofon will release a strictly limited vinyl EP with Testbild! offshoot Sternpost in October! Stay tuned for more news.


18 December 2011: Brand new song called Frozen Mosaics here (and it's free too!):

http://moonlighting.bandcamp.com/album/through-ice-candlelight-shapes-like-your-starry-christmas-eyes


Merry christmas!


03 May 2011: Pre-order Barrikad HERE


18 April 2011: The forthcoming album by Testbild! is to be released by Kalligrammofon. It's called Barrikad, and is almost entirelly accoustic, centered round a lot of guitars, horns, a harpsichord and a church organ. The lyrics are sung in the Swedish language, and it's on vinyl this time (finally!). Comes with fabulous artwork and a poster.

Don't miss, and don't forget to download the double A-side single on Kalligrammofon's homepage! There's a video by Sebastian Rozenberg as well.


24 September 2010: THE OCEAN TANGO IS OUT NOW

"The Ocean Tango", a collaboration between Louis Philippe (http://www.louisphilippe.co.uk) and Swedish art-pop conceptualists Testbild! (http://www.testbild.org) can now be purchased from:

http://oceantango.bandcamp.com/

Here you can preview tracks, and purchase an immediate download for


20 September 2010: The Ocean Tango, a collaboration between Louis Philippe and Swedish band Testbild!, will be released shortly. It will be available as a download, with or without a CD, but we'd also like to know if there's any demand for vinyl, and if so what people would be willing to pay for it. This will help us decide if a vinyl version is financially feasible.

If you'd be interested, please let us know by completing the form at:

http://www.louisphilippe.co.uk/vinyl_feedback.php


Many thanks!

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The Ocean Tango is the result of a joyful summertime collaboration between French pop craftsman Louis Philippe (http://www.louisphilippe.co.uk) and Swedish art-pop conceptualists Testbild! (http://www.testbild.org). An intoxicating blend of chamber pop and chamber jazz, the album is awash with trumpets, vibraphones, flutes, strings, harpsichord, Fender Rhodes, nylon guitar and the lushest of harmonies - all wrapped around elegantly tooled, constantly surprising melodies. Imagine a late-night session featuring the Beach Boys, Antonio Carlos Jobim, John Taylor and Kenny Wheeler, with a few electronic flourishes from Brian Eno, and maybe even the odd hint of the Canterbury Scene, and you


08 September 2010: Yet another sneak peak at The Ocean Tango album can be found here. Enjoy!


09 June 2010: All Suprises!


Please feel free to download a brand new compilation by our very dear friend Chris Evans of The Curve Ball radio show here. Our song is Monochrome Kaleidoscope, taken from last year's album Aquatint. And: there's an exclusive sneak preview of the Ocean Tango album (our collaboration with the one and only Louis Philippe), a song called Azimuth. Sleevenotes by acclaimed author Jonathan Coe.



Don't miss!


01 June 2010: Here's Testbild! doing a brand new cover of 'Astroboy', by The Buggles. This song is exclusive for the new issue of Friendly Noise, and will not be released in any other way.

Stay tuned for news about The Ocean Tango, the upcoming collaboration with Louis Philippe!



Thank You for Your attention.



best,


Testbild!