Posts Tagged: Hubro

ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

Kim Myhr ~ Bloom

Far from struggling with the different, time-compressed approach often required to produce a second album, guitarist and composer Kim Myhr seems to have relished it. Prominent in Norway’s experimental music scene, with many a band and collaboration to his name,

Kim Myhr ~ Bloom

Far from struggling with the different, time-compressed approach often required to produce a second album, guitarist and composer Kim Myhr seems to have relished it. Prominent in Norway’s experimental music scene, with many a band and collaboration to his name,

Skadedyr ~ Culturen

The easiest description of Norway’s Skededyr is “12 musicians and an even larger number of instruments”, but those words only begin to tell the story.  As might be expected from such largesse, the band produces a wide variety of sounds, from post-rock to

Skadedyr ~ Culturen

The easiest description of Norway’s Skededyr is “12 musicians and an even larger number of instruments”, but those words only begin to tell the story.  As might be expected from such largesse, the band produces a wide variety of sounds, from post-rock to

ACL 2012: The Happiest Music of the Year

Some may call this a guilty pleasure, but we all need happy music: joy without melancholy, cheer without irony.  These ten releases – some short, because happiness is hard to sustain – each offer listeners a brief burst of ebullience.

ACL 2012: The Happiest Music of the Year

Some may call this a guilty pleasure, but we all need happy music: joy without melancholy, cheer without irony.  These ten releases – some short, because happiness is hard to sustain – each offer listeners a brief burst of ebullience.

1982 ~ Pintura

Sigbjørn Apeland‘s Glossolalia “brought back” the harmonium in 2011, and on Pintura, he teams up with the accomplished Hardanger fiddle/violin player Nils Økland and drummer Øyvind Skarbø for a series of mostly improvised pieces that skirt the edge of the accessible.  A

1982 ~ Pintura

Sigbjørn Apeland‘s Glossolalia “brought back” the harmonium in 2011, and on Pintura, he teams up with the accomplished Hardanger fiddle/violin player Nils Økland and drummer Øyvind Skarbø for a series of mostly improvised pieces that skirt the edge of the accessible.  A