Scandi artist Sofia Hardig recently released single ‘Let Me Fall’, taken from her album ‘Changing The Order’ due to be released in April.
In conversation with us, she tells us what to expect from the album and more.
For the single, I was inspired old synths and sounds. Bands like New Order, from the 80s. I worked on the album parallel to another album and touring, so I’ve been working on it for quite a while. The album is all about freedom to express yourself, I mixed different genres and vocals with electronics. It’s about doing what you want to do.
What was the recording process like?
I worked on this album in quite a lot of solitude. I used a different kind of synths, which resulted in a sound that’s different.
How would you describe your sound?
Electronica with roots in Rock and Noise.
Would you like bring forward – the change in sound you’ve achieved in this album – into your next work?
My next album, I’ve actually already recorded. It’s made with a band, live in the studio. So it’s different from this album. I work with different sounds in different albums because I enjoy experimenting and it’s often a reflection on my previous. I like to explore something I haven’t tried. But the chords are always based round my voice and some roots from some pop-punk influences that always remain.
What would you say has been a major career highlight? What are some of your future goals?
I got nominated for the composer of the year, in Sweden last year, that was a highlight, touring in New York and my collaborations with other artists like Yoshimi (Boredoms), John Tilbury and meeting up Sonic Youth the Sonic Youth members, those were definitely memorable.
For the future, there’s the next album. Express myself more and keep doing what I’m doing. Evolve and learn, deepen.
One song you’ve had on repeat from your personal playlist?
‘Dream Baby Dream’ by Suicide.
Who would you say is a dream artist, that you’d love to collaborate?
I think it’d be really cool to work with Laurie Anderson or Kim Gordon.
Check out ‘Let Me Fall’ below;