Archives August 2011


Razika: Chicago Reader review




You can read it

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In his review a couple weeks ago, Ben Ratliff of the New York Times made an astute observation about the debut album from young Norwegian quartet Razika: "Enjoy it while you can; one gets the sense that some aspect of this group's mood or musical ability will fall and ...

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Razika nice Pitchfork review

The first song on Norwegian indie-pop outfit Razika's debut, Program 91, is titled "Youth". It's an exercise in writing what you know. The band is made up of 19-year-old girls who have known each other since they were six and have been making music together since they were 14. Razika recorded Program 91 ...

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Hear new Mungolian Jetset track on MTV Hive




Check out a new track called "We Are The Shining" from the album "Schlungs" on MTV Hive

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Imagine the disco-electronic sounds of Röyksopp meeting up with the futuristic mythology surrounding George Clinton‘s legacy and you’ve got the makings of Norwegian duo Mungolian Jetset. They’ve created their own secret language, called “Mung ...

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Razika: Program 91

Razika: Program 91

Few bands can make you instantly recall your favorite summer. Your first kiss. The first time you snuck out of the house.
In Bergen, Norway, Razika, comprised of four precocious 19-year-old girls, have discovered how to conjure these emotions, channeling a mix of innocence and rebellion, romance and heartbreak, and gift-giving and gun-slinging into their ...

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Hear Razika's "Aldri" on Pitchfork

Listen to Razika`s Aldri on Pitchfork`s Forkcast here.


Razika 8 out of 10 in NME




Razika interview in Elle Magazine




Check out this Razika interview in

Elle Magazine US

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When you hear about a Norwegian all-girls band breathing new life into ska with infectious youthful energy, it’s best to stop and have a listen. Razika—four teenaged girls from Bergen, Norway—could make even the most staunch of ska’s critics take note. Their ...

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Razika: Great New York Times review




Check out this great Razika review in

The New York Times

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The members of Razika, a Norwegian all-female quartet, were born in 1991, but their attitudes sound born yesterday. Razika plays naively sweet and imperfectly rhythmic ska-pop. “Program 91,” the band’s first album on Smalltown Supersound, is light as air, with lyrics about young ...

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Smalltown Supersound at the Øya Festival

Both Razika and Mungolian Jetset will play Oslo's Øya Festival this week. Check out the program here .

Razika great Stool Pigeon review




Razika nice Uncut review




"Norwegian teens' eye-wide alt. pop. If there is a wiff of C-86 style whimsy in this debut, then its savvy more than compensates. Razika are four 19 year old girls who refract their love of the old 2-Tone, Cherry Red and Rough Trade in their parents' collection as only fans of The Strokes and Lily ...

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Razika interview in The Fader




Norway’s Razika made a sweet, sweet album Program 91 (91 as in 1991 as in the year they were born!) that’s so sugary it almost gave us a toothache. That’s a compliment. They’re 20 years old, high school’s over, things are good. So many people are trying so many complicated ...

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Smalltown Supersound DJ-set at Flow Festival, Helsinki, Finland




Smalltown Supersound founder Joakim Haugland will do a DJ set at Helsinki's great Flow Festival supporting Andrew Weatherall. You can get more info about the festival

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From the festival:
Joakim Haugland (NOR) SAT 13.8.2011 21:00, Back Yard
Joakim Haugland, the main man behind the highly-regarded Norwegian label Smalltown Supersound is ...

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