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WHEN - Trippy happy
Lars Pedersen was born in 1961; his father, Tor Pedersen, was a Norwegian musical composer. At an early age, Lars performed with his father, brother and two older sisters, being often compared to The ...
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ESPEN JØRGENSEN - On the great alkali plains
Espen Jørgensen is an acoustic guitarist and composer. Wait; that is too modest. Espen Jørgensen is a virtuoso.

He started out playing drums at the age of nine, making the switch to ...
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ANTHONY CURTIS - Book of the key
"Anthony's virtuosity is tremendous, he is new music."
- Guitar legend Pat Martino

Anthony Curtis is not for the faint of heart! One of the most adventurous musicians on the ...
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UPLAND - Obliterated
We must admit to having a faded interest in the electronica/glitch/idm/noise ongoings these days. Every middle class rebel with a cubase and some downloaded plugins does the discs. The cutting edge ...
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WHEN - Whenever
WHEN TEN

The legend is back and it's a friggin' jubilee. Lars Pedersen's WHEN is out with album no. 10.

Those already familiar with the man/myth will know the dark ...
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BOGUS BLIMP - Rdtr
Dear citizen.

Do you ever wonder how everything will turn out? Do you lie awake at night? Does peace of mind elude you?

The diligent efforts of our proletarian heroes ...
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KÅRE JOÃO - 2
Half Brazilian Kåre João Pedersen came to Norway as a 5-year-old on a freezing winter day in 1979, wearing only his shorts and a T-shirt. He spent the rest of his childhood and most of his youth in ...
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ULVER - Blood inside
Animals! Werewolves, once among the most influential of the black metal family, now stray, strange birds.

Perdition City from year 2000 was ULVER's last proper album. KERRANG! ranking ...
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WHEN - Pearl-harvest
Lars Pedersen's latest, on a planet of its own. How to describe the place where he wound up? These are part plunder, part original, part chaos, all tuneful, but stretched through kitsch to pure ...
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ORIGAMI GALAKTIKA - Horisont
At Fabrikken, a run-down factorybuilding in Oslo's used-to-be seedier east side. Next to the gray river. Two weeks in March 2001. As cold as only
Norway can be when spring is close, but ...
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ULVER - Svidd neger
By the time of ULVER's 2002 Norwegian Grammy nomination for the soundtrack to the Swedish short film LYCKANTROPEN, the group had been widely recognized by the movie business in Norway, resulting in ...
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ULVER - Teachings in silence
Teachings in Silence comprises the two ep's SILENCE TEACHES YOU HOW TO SING (ltd. Ed. Of 2000 - Sold Out) and SILENCING THE SINGING (ltd. Ed. Of 3000 - Sold out).

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1349 RYKKINN - Brown ring of fury
After six years of silence one of Norway's true electronic pioneers returns with a severe but sincere album.

Few people can with more authority than Bård Torgersen (aka 1349 Rykkinn) ...
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ULVER - A quick fix of melancholy
Just having finished two movie oundtracks, with Lyckantropen Themes receiving a Norwegian Grammy nomination, ULVER's A Quick Fix of Melancholy is from the spaces inbetween. A passage over passages, ...
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ULVER - 1993-2003: 1st decade in the machines
Happy birthday. Change hands. A head.
Admitted and circumcised. By friends. Thanks.
Haywire lycanthropy. Wolves evolve.

1ST DECADE IN THE MACHINES is a party platter. The ...
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ULVER - Lyckantropen themes
ULVER - LYCKANTROPEN THEMES ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FOR THE SHORT FILM BY STEVE ERICSSON

Golem Film presents JULIA DEHNISCH, FELIX ENGSTRÖM, ELIN KLINGA:
Lyckantropen. Music by ...
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UPLAND - s/t
"Dense structures of sound from places visited in dreams, worlds moulded by the forces of guided chaos and skewed logic."

Based in Oslo, Norway, Knut Ruud is UPLAND. Ruud, a worker in ...
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KÅRE JOÃO - Sideman
About 18 months after leaving his previous band, the domestic "rock stars" Euroboys (Released by Virgin Records Internationally), Kåre João Pedersen releases his debut solo CD Sideman on Jester ...
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SINGLE UNIT - Family of forces
Single Unit is an endeavour into the mechanics of metal, hardcore, abstract and playful electronic music. The record consists of 16 tracks with percussion embroidery, disperse melodic fragments and ...
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ULVER - Silencing the singing
Answer this you rabid dogs: What is 'neither' without words supporting it? If language - on and off - loses its face, why can't music - off and on - shut the fuck up? Sound qua sound; a voice-over ...
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ROTOSCOPE - Great curves
Rotoscope: projecting individual frames of live action in a film onto an animationboard in order to combine elements from different film images into a composite picture, creating animation out of ...
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WHEN - The lobster boys
As much as WHEN is a musical "organism," confoundingly so, it also takes the crown as THE apotheosis of dynamism. A dynamism of kaleidoscopic variegation. A mechanism that carefully reviews, impishly ...
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ORIGAMI GALAKTIKA - Stjernevandring/Eesti lilled silmad süda
I could liken ORIGAMI REPUBLIKA to a virus, but must rather compare it with the dandelion. Forever growing in out-of-place places, firmly getting a grip where nothing should indicate its presence. ...
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VIRUS - Carheart
Modern psyche/rock trio VIRUS combine the post rock machinations of TORTOISE with the singular, almost autistic riffage of prime SLAYER with the twisted avant garde appeal of the THE RESIDENTS. VIRUS ...
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STAR OF ASH - Iter.viator
STAR OF ASH is the solo project of Heidi S. Tveitan aka Ihriel of the acclaimed experimental metal act PECCATUM. After several years and releases with PECCATUM, she developed ideas for a new musical ...
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WHEN - Writercakebox (1983-1998)
Given the privy of the riddled collagist's résumé you may understand the behavior - prone to avoidance at the pursuit of clarity, to stop him in a frame for a glimpse of his processes - illogical. ...
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BOGUS BLIMP - Cords.wires
Insert your head in the television-set.
Drowse away with 13 channels of seductive stereo sounds. Save the world. Go down with the showboat. Find the microphones. They are still on.

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ULVER - Perdition city
Everything falls. World history is an endless process of failure and falling, forced forward by opposed powers. In this twilight ULVER hovers, somewhere between Beast and Man, noise and silence, the ...
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WHEN - Psychedelic wunderbaum
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"A complete joy to listen to and a complete nightmare to explain in words. I'll give it a try. WHEN create bizarre "songs" with complex sound and dialogue sample collages ...
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ESPERANZA - Esperanza
"A new age is dawning, and if all New Age music sounded like this, I'd listen to New Age. This music is not considered a homeopathic remedy. Rather this is music for the Aeon of Horus, or perhaps ...
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WHEN - Trippy happy
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ESPEN JØRGENSEN - On the great alkali plains
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ANTHONY CURTIS - Book of the key
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UPLAND - Obliterated
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WHEN - Whenever
 
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