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by John Kelman
Nothing is exempt from experimentation when it comes to the use of electronics in modern Norwegian music. Earlier this year at Punkt 06, a festival devoted to this phenomenon, Karl Seglem took modified goat horns, fed them through all manner of processing effects, and created something fresh that managed to allude to centuries of folk music--while at the same time exploring sonic extremes that could never have been imagined. On Tromsø native Per Henrik Svalastog's Woodwork, the Norwegian zither and ...read more