Norway’s Lindstrøm and Todd Terje link up for gauzy, disco-tinged track “Lanzarote.” The two have plans this year to tour together after a history of solos gigs to “try something new after many years of travelling alone.” The union is years in the making — in a recent interview with Resident Advisor, the pair said… More »
Norwegian producer diskJokke’s new track “Now Dance” is a bouncy electro-funk jam that doesn’t really fit in with the sort of thing he’s been making lately. So this week, he’s releasing it as a stand-alone 7″, with a remix from Bright Light Bright Light on the flip. Give “Now Dance” a listen below. More »
When Diskjokke disc-jockeyed our showcase at this year’s by:Larm festival, the Oslo-based digi-beat man turned up towing a full band. Actually and otherwise the Norwegian native is still a one-man operation, but one for whom changes are afoot: Joachim Dyrdahl is a new father, and with the release of his forthcoming second-record En Fin Tid (meaning… More »
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 couple… More »
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 »
NAME: Charlotte Gainsbourg
PROGRESS REPORT:Rehearsing songs from her upcoming album with Beck, titled IRM, out in January. Recorded at The Library, Anonyme, Capitol Studios and Ocean Way in Los Angeles.
Even though her first language is French, actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg speaks English with a prim, hesitant British accent, a result of the… More »