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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 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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0 Atrophy – live library performance in Oslo

What is the sound of knowledge? What music is hidden in libraries? On Wednesday April 25th I’m performing a live concert version of Atrophy In The Key Of Dreaming Books at Deichman Hovedbiblioteket in Oslo. The concert introduces a fascinating universe of microscopic sounds, textures, playful rhythms and swarms of…

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