Archives May 2007


KIM HIORTHØY: NEW ALBUM TRACK AT MY SPACE

Kim Hiorthøy`s longawaited album "My Last Day" is now finished recorded. It will contain 11 tracks. Releasedate TBA. You can now check out a brand new track from the album titled "Beats Mistake" on the Smalltown Supersound MySpace site http://www.myspace.com/smalltownsupersound here. More details on this album soon.


CHECK OUT BJØRN TORSKE TRACK AT PITCHFORK

Now you can check out one of the tracks from Bjørn Torske`s upcoming Feil Knapp album at Pitchfork http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/page/forkcast/43270-bjrn-torske-mljekalas-mp3 here.And this is what they say about it: "Something about this track from the Norwegian house producer's forthcoming album Fiel Knapp reminds me of "Stop 4 Love ...

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TUSSLE: INTERVIEW IN SEATTLE`S STRANGER

For those interested in the latest about Tussle check out the interview the band did with Seattle`s Stranger. You can read it http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=232633 here.


NME LOVES 120 DAYS!

In this weeks NME there is a great 2 page Radar feature on 120 Days. Among others it says; "We`re thinking Exterminator era Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Pink Floyd and Orbital. We`re thinking of the noises robots make when they fuck, or the theme tune to Star Track episode 3,780,666. We`re ...

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ANOTHER GREAT SUNKISSED REVIEW: 5 OUT 6 IN TIME OUT LONDON

Everybody seem to love the Sunkissed compilationn and raving reviews keeps coming in every day! Today a great 5 out of 6 review came in from Time Out London. "G-Ha and Olanskii are regulars at Fabric, but this is the sound of Norwegian electronica, space disco and percussive, rockin` dance tunes as championed at their ...

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BJØRN TORSKE RELEASEPARTY IN LONDON

Bjørn Torske will play a release-concert at Nodisko`s Midsummer Love-In, Saturday the 23rd of June at Herbal in London, UK. Other acts on the same night are Cajuan and Ali LOve. This is what the pressrelease says: "We


120 DAYS: NME GIG RECOMMENDATION

120 Days` gig at The Legion in London the 17th of May is recommended in NME this week. "No-one ever got laid by labelling their band "drone-rock", though Norway`s symphonic electro-atmosphericists might manage some heavy petting. With a sound located somewhere between Kraftwerk and Underworld, they make for an immersive listening experience" (NME)


SUNKISSED: 4 OUT OF 5 IN TIME OUT NEW YORK!

"Norway, being way up yonder on top of Europe, isn


MENTAL OVERDRIVE: EXCLUSIVE 80`S ONLINE ONLY COMPILATION

From Earplug: "In a further fit of Norwegian madness, Mental Overdrive


120 DAYS: LIVE THIS WEEK IN LONDON, BRIGHTON AND LYON

120 Days will play 3 dates this week: on May the 17th they will headline Sonic Cathedral at The Legion, London, the day after, May the 18th they play the The Great Escape in Brighton before heading to Les Nuits Sonores Festival in Lyon, France, on May the 19th. Also check out new live dates ...

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SUNKISSED: 4,5 OUT OF 5 IN URB MAGAZINE

"Selections of the finest in Norwegian talent from the psychedelic (Serena-Maneesh) to the electronic (Lindstrøm) and almost always both. Norway is on the cusp of becoming the new Paris when it comes to dance-floor style. This mix, named after Oslo`s most eclectic night, reps to the fullest. Not a herring in the bunch" (Urb ...

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SUNKISSED: 5 OUT OF 5 IN IDJ MAGAZINE!

"When it comes to making contemporary cosmic disco andf bizarre Balearic rock, no one does it quite like the Norwegians. God knows what they put in the water in Oslo, but unbelieveably brilliant "scando-disco" and "scando-learic" (geddit?) records are emerging from the city than you can say "pining from thne fjords". Don`t believe us ...

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NORWEGIAN DISCO BLOOMS THIS SPRING (EARPLUG)

"The Northern Lights look especially psychedelic this spring, as Norway's starry-eyed view of dance music shines on several new CDs. This month, Oslo's Smalltown Supersound label releases Sunkissed, a mix CD helmed by DJs g-HA and Olanskii in homage to their similarly named Oslo club night. Smalltown has long been known as an ...

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MENTAL OVERDRIVE 12" ON PRINS THOMAS` FULL PUPP LABEL

Mental Overdrive's digital single release from 2006, "Spooks" and "Original Material" have been picked up by fellow Norwegian Prins Thomas' label Full Pupp for a vinyl 12inch release. It will be available from all good vinyl dance specialists in late March.


120 DAYS: DJ MAGAZINE REVIEW

"Cosmiche musik. Yet another export from Norway finds its way to these shores in the shape of the kraut-rocking tribute quartet, 120 Days. Taking cues from the bands that explores the true nature of the progressive groove - the spacerock of Hawkwind or the metronomic Can - this is a welcome addition to the SS catalouge" (3 ...

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BJØRN TORSKE: NEW BOOKING AGENCY

Bjørn Torske has a new new booking agency call Support Agency in Berlin. They do cool artists like The Glimmers, Rub N Tug, Tim Sweeney, Headman, WhoMadeWho and many more. So if you want to book Bjørn, either as DJ or live, you should contact these guys. Contact info in the booking section.


TUSSLE: INTERVIEW IN INDEPENDENT WEEKLY

Tussle is touring US now with Hot Chip and Adult, but has taken the time to do an interview with Independent Weekly. You can read the interview http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A132606 here.


SUNKISSED: 10 OUT OF 10 IN VICE MAGAZINE UK!

"This exquisite mix by two Scando jocks who are old enough to know better showcases the spectrum of Norwegian dance from Rune Lindbaek through his cosmic heirs via remixes of spaced-out rocker guys like Serena Maneesh. Imagine Optimo but in Norway and way more handsome" (10/10, Vice Magazine UK)


V/A: Sunkissed

V/A: Sunkissed

For  the first time, Smalltown Supersound releases a mix album. And it is with great pleasure that we can present Sunkissed mixed by G-Ha and Olanskii. Sunkissed is Oslo`s most popular club-concept and has been running for over 8 years with resident DJs G-Ha and Olanskii inviting friends and artists such as Optimo, Isolee ...

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BJØRN TORSKE ON PRINS THOMAS` MIX ALBUM

Bjørn Torske`s beautiful "Soloppgang Over Yukigaya" (taken from the Kokt Kveite 12") is one of the tracks on Prins Thomas` great new mix album "Cosmo Galactic Prism". This double album also features tracks by artists such as Holger Czukay, Lindstrøm, Parliament, Boards Of Canada and Hawkwind among others. The album will be released the ...

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BJØRN TORSKE: GUARDIAN BAND OF THE DAY

Bjørn Torske`s new album "Feil Knapp" will be released the 11th of June on Smalltown Supersound. We are very very proud of this album and feel its a special album. Today Bjørn Torske is UK newspaper Guardian`s Band Of The Day. You can read the cool piece about Bjørn http://music.guardian.co ...

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TUSSLE: LISTEN TO HOT CHIP`S REMIX

Tussle is now on tour in US with Hot Chip. Hot Chip has also done a great 10 minutes long remix for Tussle that will be released on CD and 12" in July on Smalltown Supersound. Now you can listen to the remix at Tussle`s MySpace site http://www.myspace.com/tusslers here. Check ...

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