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MoHa!: One-Way Ticket to Candyland

Read "One-Way Ticket to Candyland" reviewed by John Kelman

Following up the dense mesh of noise improv, outrageous electronics, angry rock rhythms, and occasional ambient relief of Norwegianism (Rune Grammofon, 2007), Norwegian duo MoHa! shifts gears on the more structured One Way Ticket to Candyland. Anders Hana and Morten J. Olsen--who, between the two of them, create a joyous noise on conventional instruments like guitar, keyboards, and drums but take them to sonic extremes with all manner of electronic manipulation--may have created music with some basis ...

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MoHa!: Norwegianism

Read "Norwegianism" reviewed by John Kelman

While detractors will suggest that noise improv is nothing but, well, noise, the fact remains that there are significant differences between artists working in this niche genre. In Norway, Supersilent has managed to carve out its own space, where harsh textures and open spaces (lyricism, even) meet. MoHa!, on the other hand, takes a denser and far more aggressive approach to noise improv, made crystal clear on its second release, Norwegianism.

Guitarist Anders Hana and drummer ...


Waltz for my Childhood

The last single of Jazzy Sky, a sweet Jazz song, about childhood memories...

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