Legendary (in some circles at least) Britpop band Suede released their new album & film “Night Thoughts” on January 22 and visit Oslo to play the whole album with the film as a backdrop. They’ll also play their many hits from the 1990s.
A trio of talented ladies perform at what’s pretty much a mini-festival at Blå on Saturday. Spellemann’s winner Jenny Hval is one of Norway’s most critically acclaimed artists and has a series of well received releases behind her over the last 10 years. Carmen Villain is signed to über-cred Smalltown Supersound and releases music described by SPIN Magazine as “dulcet drone-pop meditations as supple as raw silk”. Having collaborated with Jamie XX and Travis Scott, New Jersey born, Norway-raised Okay Kaya seems set for great things, a recording contract with a subsidiary of XL Recordings in the bag.
Atlanter‘s debut album “Vidde” released in 2013 was rewarded with a Spellemanns nomination and #1 on lots of end of year lists with its blend of desert & delta blues and krautrock. The eagerly awaited follow up “Jewels of Crime” arrived a couple of weeks ago, and is celebrated with a release concert at Parkteatret on Saturday night.
Picked out by Spotify as one of the Norwegian projects they have faith in for 2016, Apothek release their second single «Waiting For The Thunder» on February 5th and celebrate with a unique matinee concert at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter at 2pm on Sunday. The concert is included in the price of a museum ticket.