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name: Jesper Borup
company: Rosa – The Danish Rock Council, KulisseLageret (local venue south of Århus)
job: Nordic booking – SPOT Festival plus booker at KulisseLageret
city: Odense, Denmark
working on: Planning SPOT 2012 and looking for bands for SPOT 2013, Booking at local venue
favourite artist(s): The Kills, Uzi & Ari, Bob Dylan, Tool, John Coltrane, Tom Waits, The Whitest Boy Alive, Slayer, The Low Frequency in Stereo, Wildbirds & Piecedrums, The Doors, Radiohead, Grinderman, Jeff/Tim Buckley, Midlake, and many more...
first gig: Personal: Sepultura 1992, 17 years several nosebleeds and a torn shirt, perfect first gig / Promoter: Figurines (dk) – 2003 Voxhall Århus
highlight(s) of the last year: Festivals: Insomnia in Tromsø (no) 2011, Iceland Airwaves(ice) 2011 / Bands: Nordic concerts and albums -  I Got You on Tape (dk), Fossils (dk), Deathcrush (no), Hedvig Mollestad (no), Jonas Alaska (no), The Megaphonic Thrift (no) Mugison (ice), Sóley (ice), LCMDF (fin), Siinai (fin) / World – Albums: Bon Iver - bon iver; Beirut - the riptide; Bill Callahan - apocalypse;  J. Mascis - several shades of why. Havent had muCh time to go to gigs with non nordic bands this year. Finally got me a new turntable to rediscover the vinyl sound
musical hero: Dead: Jim Morrison / Alive: Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart of The Kills
listening to: On the train listening to new stuff from norweigan band Ungdomskulen

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