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by:Larm 2013 Highlights: Van Dyke Parks, God Seed, Anna Von Hausswolff, More

After three years of experiencing non-Nordic winters, Stereogum made a triumphant return to the land of Olso cold and classic, icy, YouTube-able slip-and-falls last week as I made the transatlantic trek from Brooklyn to Norway for by:Larm 2013. Actually, in 2010, Scott and Brandon's trip was marked by debilitating weather; last week, Oslo's snow… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 19, 2013

Stereogum v by:Larm 2010 Pt. 2: Stratos Show, Viking Heroes

Our first couple days in Oslo were all about wandering and seeing as much as possible, but Friday involved staying put in a single venue for most of the night. The festival organizers asked us to curate a showcase of Nordic bands: We made a general wish list and it was narrowed down a… More »

By: brandon / February 21, 2010

Stereogum v by:Larm 2010 Pt. 1: Land Of Confusion, Snow

Scott and I arrived in Oslo early Wednesday morning, which gave us plenty of time to stave-off jet lag, get our bearings, and check email before venturing full-on into by:Larm 2010. If you're unfamiliar with the festival, it's an annual event that brings together new, familiar, etc., Nordic bands for three days/nights of shows, panels,… More »

By: brandon / February 18, 2010

Haunting The Chapel No. 6

In this installment I intentionally paired two longstanding bands who've shifted their approach/sound significantly during the course of their careers, not always to their fans' approval. Katatonia released their eighth album Night Is The New Day toward the end of 2009. It landed at No. 11 on my year-end list. Rotting Christ's excellent Aealo i… More »

By: brandon / February 9, 2010

Stereogum v by:Larm 2010 Lineup

Next month Stereogum heads to Oslo to present a night of music at by:Larm. Unlike the Stateside festivals we attend, by:Larm is stocked entirely with Scandinavian acts (for their purposes, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway). Brandon attended the Trondheim version a couple years ago and can attest to the fun (and cold) that'll be… More »

By: brandon / January 12, 2010