"I guess it's always joyful to me when things fall apart. It's what music is for, talking about how everything falls apart. But at the same time what you're doing is putting it into a structure that you want to be beautiful, so it's like a double architecture of things falling into shit and at the same time being held in some kind of - I don't know - spiritual hand of maybe a chorus, maybe just sounds, or a drone, maybe Adam Curtis' voice, [Hval samples Curtis' political documentary The Power of Nightmares in 'Untamed Region'], maybe something that seems like a scene from a film you barely recognise, but you're not sure. It's like when your face changes when you look at it in the mirror because it's falling apart. Maybe all of a sudden you resemble someone, maybe someone you love. There's always a sensual joy to it."
I got to speak to one of my heroes, Jenny Hval, about the creation of her incredible new album Blood Bitch. Read the full article on The 405.