Norwegian noise-rock band Årabrot have undergone many personnel changes over their two-decade career, and front man, composer, and sole constant member Kjetil Nernes has brought forth a different phase in […]
Norwegian guitarist Hedvig Mollestad has an uncanny ability to merge rock and jazz in arrangements that transcend the cliches of both genres. On her new album, Ding Dong. You’re Dead. […]
Wardruna’s fifth full-length was due last June, but due to the pandemic, the Norwegian neo-prog-folk band bumped the release date of Kvitravn to this January. Though Wardruna were born out […]
Norway’s Ulver debuted in 1993 as a howling black-metal outfit, but since then front man and composer Kristoffer Rygg has steered his ship into such different waters you can hardly […]
When you want to put together an improvising ensemble whose interactions will be unpredictable as well as satisfying, it helps to recruit someone who has your back and someone else […]
Oslo six-piece Okkultokrati cast a net into rock’s grittiest, dankest seas and dredge up an electrifying hybrid sound: they twist influences from heathen black metal and thrash together with hedonistic […]
Oslo’s Aiming for Enrike accomplish a lot with a little: though they’re just a duo, armed with guitar, drums, and a small infantry of effects and loop pedals, they craft […]
Twenty-one-year-old Norwegian singer-songwriter Jakob Ogawa titled his 2017 debut EP Bedroom Tapes (Diamond Club), and that’s a pretty good summary of both his methods and his interests. Ogawa’s music is […]
Rob Tregenza’s latest feature tells its story in 22 ambitious shots.
Norwegian bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten stays busy in collaborations on both sides of the Atlantic, but he plays alone on this visit to Chicago.
You can also read about her adventures in the arctic in her book Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube.
Norway’s Thomas Johansson, who just released his first album as a leader, plays Sunday at the Hungry Brain with the quartet Cortex.
The quartet plays Constellation on Wednesday.
The solo project of singer and composer Ingvild Langgård is back with a lush, varied second album.
The group finds an original sound on its second album Mestertyven.