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ARTICLE: RECORD LABEL PROFILES

Losen Records: New Norwegian Sounds

Read "Losen Records: New Norwegian Sounds" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Mention the phrase “the Norwegian sound" and many listeners will get an image in their head. An image of a natural, deep echoing sound influenced by the mountains and hills of the Norwegian landscape. Such an image is, of course, a cliché, but to some critics it has stuck and distorted the rich fertility of the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

2012 Umea Jazz Festival: Umea, Sweden, October 24-28, 2012

Read "2012 Umea Jazz Festival: Umea, Sweden, October 24-28, 2012" reviewed by John Kelman

2012 Umeå Jazz Festival
Umeå, Sweden
October 24-28, 2012
Nestled about 20 kilometers from the coast of the Baltic Sea in northern Sweden, connected by the Ume River, sits Umeå (pronounced: ooo-me-oh), a town of about 120,000 (including the surrounding region). Small it may be, but since 1968 it has hosted an annual jazz festival that ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five with Kjetil Husebø

Read "Take Five with Kjetil Husebø" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Kjetil Husebø:

35 years-old, from Bergen, Norway, currently living in Oslo. Pianist, synth, electronics, live-sampling, programming. Main project: Optical Substance.

Instrument(s):

Piano, synth, laptop, samplers, electronics.

Teachers and/or influences?

Jan Garbarek, Bendik Hofseth, Nils Petter Molvaer, Biosphere, Jan Bang, Bugge Wesseltoft, Eivind Aarset.

I knew I wanted to ...