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0 New music to epic classic with Norwegian super-band

PREMIERE: What is it to be Norwegian? What is Norwegian music in 2020? A new super-band created by Norwegian composer Gisle Martens Meyer consisting of Ugress, Krakow, 9 grader nord, Nasra Ali Omar and Annlaug Børsheim redefines national romantic classicism by creating and performing a brand new live score…

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0 Comissioned work on Krzysztof Komeda

For Polish Film Days 2019 I’m comissioned to create an audiovisual concert work exploring the music of legendary Polish film composer Krzysztof Komeda. The work will be performed live in Fredrikstad cinema on October 19th, as part of the festival programme. Tickets and detailed programme should be available shortly. Komeda is…

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0 Ugress “Ghoststorm” album released

Music for a ghosted generation. Ghoststorm is the latest Ugress release, download direct from our Bandcamp or listen in Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, Soundcloud, Amazon, Youtube and all other services. Like the replicants in Blade Runner, the tracks on Ghoststorm are nostalgic for a past that never existed. Their emotions…

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0 On tour summer 2019

My main project Ugress is on a Live Cinema tour for summer 2019: June 19th at Landmark,Bergen Kunsthall, NO (tickets, event). June 21st at Tyven in Trondheim, NO (tickets, event). June 22nd at Felix Pub & Scene in Lillehammer, NO (tickets, event). August 29th at Z-Bar Cinema, Berlin, DE (event) August 30th at Bruket, Oslo,…

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0 Film, TV and videogames DJ party set

For three years 2017-2019 I performed an epic set of themes and hit songs from films, TV and videogames at the Nordic Film Music Days during the Berlinale film festival afterparty. The set of about two hours is flexible and draws from a catalogue of about 20 hours of…

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0 Film, TV and videogames DJ set at Berlinale

On Tuesday Feb 12th at 19:00 I’m mashing up an epic DJ set of legendary hits and unforgettable themes from films, cult TV and glorious video games at the afterparty for the awards at Nordic Film Music Days 2019, during the Berlinale, Berlin. This is the third year I’m invited…

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0 Oslo European Green Capital 2019 – “The Sound Of Oslo”

“The Sound Of Oslo” is a audio-visual musical work created for Oslo European Green Capital in 2019. The work was presented as widescreen video montage with surround sound during the opening ceremony in Rådhushallen, and as a surround sound installation at Salt Festival Area during the opening weekend. The work…

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0 Cover for Black Anorak was made by Loungemeister video artist

Surprise oldskool team trivia! The cover artwork for the Ugress album Black Anorak is made by Kåre Martens, who also did the legendary Loungemeister music video! On the previous album The Wrong Future I worked with Stephan Hövelbrinks, whom also like the Loungemeister video, works with pixel-based art. I really…

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0 Scholarship awarded to create “Skugghug”

I’ve been awarded a one-year scholarship from Komponistenes Vederlagsfond (Composers Renumeration Fund) to create Skugghug (old norse for “to remember shadows”). The work will be based on the sound of extinction, and will through extensive sampling convey the hidden music in all that we loose. The sound of endangered species dying…

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0 Ugress, live in Oslo, new album

Cinema-electronica project Ugress will have a very busy November, with new album, live show in Oslo, and a special birthday celebration. On November 9, the next Ugress album Black Anorak will be released. The music combines old norse folk tones, hard electronica, black metal and symphonic film-music with samples from abandoned…

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0 Atrophy live at Insomnia Festival, Tromsø

Friday Oct 26th I am performing “Atrophy In The Key Of Dreaming Books” at Insomnia Festival, Tromsø, and in addition also holding a workshop in creating musical works from field-recorded samples. The full festival programme and workshop details has not been published yet but workshop is scheduled for Oct 24th…

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0 Live film music at Cinemateket USF, Bergen

September 16 I’m performing a new live score to the silent classic La Passion De Jeanne D’Arc at art-house cinema Cinemateket USF, Bergen. Tickets available, here is the Facebook event. The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928) is considered a landmark of cinema, especially for its stylistic visual production, Dreyer’s…

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0 Atrophy – Norwegian book-symphony tour

Quirky book tour: Early June I’m doing a mini-tour of western Norway with Atrophy In The Key Of Dreaming Books, a book symphony made from the sound of knowledge. I’m doing a book bath in a huge swimming pool, a very cozy hygge version on an ancient Norwegian farm museum,…

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0 Music video for “The Little Cloud…”

Lost in the static of virtual realities. New Ugress music video for “The Little Cloud That Wouldn’t And The Rainbow Who Couldn’t”, from the latest The Wrong Future album. A black angel roams an time-lapsed Tokyo, glitching in and out of realities. The video is created and performed live on stage…

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