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Stephan Meidell

Stephan Meidell is a musician and composer working out of Bergen, utilizing improvisation in different contexts through his own Metrics Ensemble (Hubro), Erlend Apneseth Trio (Hubro), Cakewalk (Hubro) and Velkro (Clean Feed). His main instruments are guitar and bass together with preparations, electronics and amplifiers in both sound sculpting, jazz, progressive kraut rock, noise rock and electro acoustic music. Later works also involve synthesizers and drum machines, and programming in Max/MSP. Meidell has released 16 albums with different constellations, and toured in Europe, North-America and Asia.


Album Review

Stephan Meidell: Cascades

Read "Cascades" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Norwegian, Bergen-based guitarist Stephan Meidell--known as a member of the experimental-improvising trio Cakewalk (Wired and Transfixed, Hubro, 2012 and 2013)--solo debut puts him in the same league of other Norwegian guitarists as Eivind Aarset and Stian Westerhus who redefined and re-conceptualized the role of the electric guitar. The Cascades project began in 2011 when Meidell wanted to test the acoustics of an old factory and meat storage space, the Bergen Kjøtt, before it was renovated as ...

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