Archives June 2011


Diskjokke interview in Stool Pigeon




You can read the interview in Stool Pigeon

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Norwegians think of music festivals as more than an opportunity to get drunk enough to make indie bands tolerable, and so it was that Diskjokke (Joachim Dyrdahl) found himself the recipient of a generous grant from Oslo’s Øyafestivalen to go and do, well… something.

“They ...

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Lindstrøm XLR8R podcast




Get Lindstrøm's podcast

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After running a podcast from fellow Norwegian space-disco maverick Diskjokke just two weeks ago, it might seem like it's a little soon to post an exclusive mix from Lindstrøm. However, while Diskjokke put together a solid, dancefloor-oriented DJ session, Lindstrøm has gone in a completely different direction. Rather than ...

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Todd Terje two-hour mix




Check out this Todd Terje live recording from The Nest. Get it

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The Nest: Last month, hundreds of deep house and disco devotees had the pleasure of witnessing Adam Freeland and the edit-don, Todd Terje, take over The Nest for a night of dark, focused sets and a b2b finale that sent the crowd ...

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The Fader about Razika




Razika are from Norway, a country that is famous for black metal. Razika are not Black metal. In fact, they’re light and bubbly, a sunnier, poppier take on post-punk like Kleenex/LiLiPUT or Swell Maps. Not that they sound redundant—we need great pop rock like this. It’s infinitely listenable.

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Pitchfork premieres Razika "Eg Vetsje"




You can hear Razika's "Eg Vetsje" on Pitchfork

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. And here is what they say: "Eg Vetsje" is a jouncy, ska-inflected post-punk cut taken from Program 91, debut album from Bergen, Norway-based four-piece Razika, due August 22 courtesy of Smalltown Supersound.


XLR8R review of Diskjokke's Sagara

Check out XLR8R's review of Diskjokke "Sagara" here.

It's no secret that the disco-tinged sound of Norway has had its flirtations with ambient music. Going through the scene-encompassing Full Pupp back catalog can at times reveal a surprising diversity of dubbed-out space noises that wouldn't feel out of place on an Orb ...

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Razika on Time Out London's playlist




Razika's Vond I Hjertet is on Time Out London's playlist. You can hear the track

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And this is what they say: “Norway’s latest young (they’re all 19) outfit Razika is my latest audio crush, especially the ultra poppy ‘Vondt I Hjertet’, which is laced with sweetly sung ’60s harmonies and ...

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Diskjokke XLR8R podcast




Podcast 202: Diskjokke
Words: Shawn Reynaldo Photo: Stian Andersen

For several years, Diskjokke (a.k.a. Joachim Dyrdahl) was the sort of producer whose music could fairly easily be put into a neat little box. Granted, it was a really nice box; Diskjokke's lush, spaced-out productions expertly wove together Balearic strains of disco and ...

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Razika is Nylon Magazine's favorite song of the week, again




Razika- "Vondt i hjertet"
Every so often, a song written in a completely foreign language comes along and takes me by surprise. "Vondt i hjertet" by Norwegian band Razika is pretty much the perfect example, seeing as even though I can't understand a word of it, I plan on listening to it all weekend ...

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Diskjokke: Sagara

Diskjokke: Sagara

The Sagara project:
The project began life in 2009 when Diskjokke was commissioned to create a one off piece for top Norwegian festival Øya. He was given free reign as to what this project might entail, and he was given the resources to travel almost anywhere to find the right people to work with. 

He ...

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Smalltown Supersound at the Sonar Festival




Smalltown Supersound will have two parties at Sonar Festival this year. First at Sonar By Night on the Friday and then at Sonar Pro on the Saturday. Check out the Sonar website for info

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Friday 17. June
Sonar by Night | SonarCar I Smalltown Supersound presents
23:00 :: live :: Diskjokke (Smalltown ...

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Diskjokke "Sagara" NY Times review




Check out this nice

New York Times review

of Diskjokke`s Sagara. The album is out Monday the 14th of June.

Joachim Dyrdahl, the Norwegian electronic-music producer known as Diskjokke, knows his way around a spaced-out disco beat: consult his first two albums, or his remixes of tracks by the likes of the xx and ...

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ARP to play Northside Festival`s Other Music showcase




NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY OTHER MUSIC & ACADEMY ANNEX
Other Music is teaming up with our good friends at Academy Annex for a bit of record store solidarity -- and fun -- at this year's Northside Festival, and on Saturday, June 18, we'll be hosting some of our favorite performers in both rooms of ...

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Sonar x Bleep MP3 give-away: Diskjokke`s Panutup




Get Diskjokke`s Panutup as part of Bleep`s Sonar give-away. Download is available from 1300 (GMT) 9th June for 24 hours. Get it

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After being discovered by Prins Thomas, Diskjokke captured the attention of both house and disco enthusiasts alike; leading to a string of remixes for the likes of fellow Scando-disco peer ...

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Hear Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas` DJ Harvey remix

You can hear Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas` remix of DJ Harvey at Pitchfork here.

From Pitchfork: UK electronic artist DJ Harvey has a new self-titled album as Locussolus out June 13 on International Feel. Space-disco heads Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas have teamed up to offer a star-gazing, nine-minute remix of album cut "I Want It ...

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Todd Terje named Best New Music on Pitchfork




Todd Terje`s track Snooze 4 Love is named best new music by Pitchfork and here is what they say:

Norwegian producer Todd Terje makes dancefloor-oriented slabs of techno out of cheeky edits from unlikely sources. "Ragysh", the A-side to his new single on Running Back, liberally pairs strips of Detroit house with a bubbly ...

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Great Diskjokke and Pechenga review on MilkFactory




Check out this great double review of our two new ambient releases Diskjokke`s Sagara and Pechenga`s Helt Borte. You can read the review

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