[30 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Hotter than an armadillo’s hide at a West Texas picnic

Oslo is on fire. It seems that the sun has been constantly shining for the last 2 weeks. I’m not saying that I’m hating it, I’m merely just stating the fact that it’s too hot to sleep, too hot to eat and too hot to breathe.
I really could go for some ice-cream right now, preferably Mr. Freeze.
This weekend I’m going to see Chick Corea at Kongsberg Jazzfestival, and I just can’t wait!
Also, I discovered the perfect summer music, Norwegian super-band The Lock Ness Mouse. These guys deserve a lot more …

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[30 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Hotter than an armadillo’s hide at a West Texas picnic

Oslo is on fire. It seems that the sun has been constantly shining for the last 2 weeks. I’m not saying that I’m hating it, I’m merely just stating the fact that it’s too hot to sleep, too hot to eat and too hot to breathe.
I really could go for some ice-cream right now, preferably Mr. Freeze.
This weekend I’m going to see Chick Corea at Kongsberg Jazzfestival, and I just can’t wait!
Also, I discovered the perfect summer music, Norwegian super-band The Lock Ness Mouse. These guys deserve a lot more …

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[16 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Into the Rabbit Hole

I have a confession to make: It’s been 31 days since my last post. I’m trying not to get all melodramatic about it, but when I think about it it feel kinda sad that my blog almost died before it had a chance to live. Anyways, now that it seems that my blog has survived my writers-block, I’ve decided to make a few minor changes to the site.

No worries, it will still be dedicated to all that wonderful Nordic music that’s out there, but in addition to serving you …

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[18 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Numusic Live at Linzfest 09

The city of Linz, Austria, is the European Capital of Culture 2009. Norwegian artists QRT, King Knut and Numusics Dj Martn Reed (Numusic Soundsystem) will be representing the Norwegian city Stavanger in a very special showcase, presenting unique electronic music from the region. The event, called LinzFest, features more than 200 different projects.

Stavanger-artist QRT is well known for his hard instrumental hip-hop beats and hard banging electro. He has released two albums, and is currently working on his third release.

King Knut is a producer, musician and DJ, working …

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[14 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Live: Casa Murilo and Bård Watn

Last Friday, the Oslo-based band of Casa Murilo had their first official performance. The concert took place at Habibi Cafè in Oslo. A fair amount of people had showed up at the venue for an evening that proved to be very entertaining. Along for the ride the band brought solo-artist Bård Watn, who impressed both audience and headliners with his vocal looping and strong voice.

Bård Watn combines great songwriting skills with stunning musical creativity. I definitely believe that he is an artist whos contributions will be greatly appreciated in …

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[4 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
May 8th: Casa Murilo live in Oslo

The Oslo-based duo of Casa Murilo will be playing at Habibis Cafè in Oslo on Friday 8th of May. The band, headed by songwriting duo Chris Winfield and Dan Hesketh, celebrated their 6 month anniversary recently, and is currently working on their debut EP “The Waldemar Thranes Debacle”. Chris and Dan has spent two years living and working in Brazil, experiencing “innumerable miraculous events that would change their lives”.

According to the band, on New Years Eve in 2007 “they conspired, along with singer/songwriter Ross Holmes, to take their promising early …