Sonic Youth seems to be one of those bands that have a special relationship with Oslo. This time Lee Ranaldo leaves the rest of his band mates behind and treats us to a more acoustic experience based on past years solo albums.
Bransjevelter is back with yet another issue, releasing their 10th magazine filled with articles and musings about the mysterious world of music. To help celebrate the event, seven bands are playing. Among these are Hilma Nikolaisen, former bass player of Serena-Maneesh, now solo artist playing pop rock with strong influences from Velvet Underground and Psychedelica. Also playing are Lucy Swann, Next Life and WhaleSharkAttacks, to name a few.
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For the seventh time around ARC, studio and music collective, are throwing a night of concerts, placed in the magical surroundings of St.Edmunds Church, and the less magical basement of Revolver. This time we get to experience Morten Qvenlid’s endeavors to integrate electronic sounds with that of the classical piano. In his project “Personal Piano” Qvenlid presents us with the complexity of his instrument and with that of his talent. Also playing are Heyerdahl, receiving great reviews all around for their latest album “A Su Can Panther”. “A unique analytical take on the possibilities of pop music”, says Dagens Næringsliv.
Hennie Onstad Art Centre presents Jaga Jazzizt for a jazzy sunday. In beautiful and beachy surroundings, this pillar of the Norwegian music scene is bound to make your day just a little bit more sunny. This is something you just don’t want to miss out on!
Texan post rock quartet, Explosions In The Sky are back in town promoting their latest album “The Wilderness”. Known for their great live shows and stage presence, Rockefeller is in for a treat. How about some moody and dynamic instrumental indie rock to lift those monday spirits?
Supporting act is Low, serving up some harmonious, delicate tunes, experimenting with the absence of sound. Have a listen to their latest release ”Ones and Sixes”.