Tagged: Norway


Road to Nowhere: Touring Oslo’s Black Metal Past

In New York, you can take a guided tour of Harlem, Central Park or Museum Mile. In London, you can visit key Beatles-related sights, stepping off a double-decker to stroll down Abbey Lane. And, in … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2011 1:45PM IN MAGAZINE TAGS: , , ,

Schnipper’s Slept On: I Was a Nordic Music Prize Judge

Each Tuesday, FADER editor Matthew Schnipper highlights an underappreciated release he thinks we need to know about. This week it’s Olaf Arnald’s Innundir Skinni, unofficial runner up for the Nordic Music Prize. Listen to the … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2011 6:24PM IN SLEPT ON Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Nordic Tracking: Oya Festival, Day 1

Once I had to babysit six 12-year-old girls at Warped Tour. The job was for close to twelve hours and I only got paid about forty dollars. It was hot, water was expensive and I … read more »

POSTED August 17, 2010 1:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , ,

Sam Goes to Norway, Day 3

On the final day of By:Larm, in a packed coffee shop connected to a rustic general store that felt like Brooklyn, Alex Horne and Mattis With two contributors to Resident Advisor told me about Lindstrom’s … read more »

POSTED February 23, 2010 11:48AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Sam Goes to Norway, Day 2

The most interesting thing about By:Larm is that, like American multi-day festivals, there is always one band that sticks out as the most talked about. This happens without fail. I remember one year at CMJ … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2010 2:38PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Annie Finally Releasing Album, DJing in Public

The Norwegian pop goddess returns. read more »

POSTED November 4, 2009 11:44AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Dear Winter, Eat It — Round Two: The Röyksopp Edition Starring Lykke Li and Robyn

As we mentioned yesterday, it is on between us and Old Ass Man Winter. Today it’s supposed to be 60 degrees in New York — nice try — but it’s raining and the temperature is … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2009 10:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,