Category Archives: Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes

Focus Foucault Foccachia

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Cassette release by Solveig Kjelstrup & Maskinanlegg          

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Malleus Maleficarum Maximum

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Cassette release by Maja Ratkje & Bjørn Hatterud    

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Kapital & Moral

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The combination of the trio POING and vocalist Maja S. K. Ratkje has been referred to as among the best, boldest and most innovative players in the Norwegian music community. On their new album, “Kapital&Moral”, they present a selection of … Continue reading

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Crepuscular Hour

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Crepuscular Hour was originally commissioned for a performance at the Ultima festival 2010 in Uranienborg church, Oslo. The work is composed for three choirs, three pairs of noise musicians and concert organ. All performers surround the audience, and are amplified … Continue reading

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FLUXUS

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In the FLUXUS series. Music by Zuzana Husarová, Mama Bär, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Maja S. K. Ratkje & Lasse Marhaug, Eighty Pound Pug, Andy Ortmann, Jörg Piringer, Cecilie Bjorgas Jordheim, Allan Revich and Andre Borges. In catalogue: Psych.KG 299.

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Rasaka

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Concert recording from Rødbrygga, Inderøy, April 2013. Maja S. K. Ratkje (voice and live electronics) with the trio SAKA: Kristoffer Berre Alberts (saxophones), Jon Rune Strøm (double bass), Dag Erik Knedal Andersen (drums). CD and Vinyl. Mixed by Lasse Marhaug.

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In a series of fluxus releases: Agrare (Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje/Hild Sofie Tafjord/Lotta Melin) – Seglet Er Vekk (from performance ”, 2010) Mama Baer – For the Maincontrol Natalie Lauchlan – 65.7N20.3W Hannah Silva – Threshold Barbara Rapp – Kategorie … Continue reading

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Deviate From Balance

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John Wiese’s long awaited Deviate From Balance is the artist’s first album since 2011’s Seven Of Wands (PAN). Recorded throughout Europe/UK, Australia, and the US, the album includes scored ensemble pieces including over 20 musicians on each, recorded in Melbourne … Continue reading

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It still haunts me like a good nightmare, and I try in vain to recover the impression

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In Roland Barthe’s Mythologies from 1957 he presents his theory on myths, which he believed to be collective conceptions of cultural phenomena constantly retold through objects and actions, until they appear as given and natural. In the exhibition It still … Continue reading

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Adventura Botanica

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Rune Grammofon: “On in this botanical adventure – or “Adventura Botanica” – SPUNK join forces with one of Norway’s leading modern dance exponents, Odd Johan Fritzøe, to create a sound and movement work celebrating Darwin’s legendary, game-changing voyage to Madagascar. … Continue reading

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DJ Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Meets Most Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory

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DJ Marcelle’s mix of music featuring Maja S. K. Ratkje’s “Joy” from the album Voice (Rune Grammofon). 4 LPs.

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Sailing To Byzantium

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Rune Grammofon: “To celebrate 150 releases we have put together a selection of tracks showing where we are now, some label mainstays, personal favourites, hidden treasures and to round it off; a beautiful exclusive from Arve Henriksen. No expenses have … Continue reading

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JANUS

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Beautiful, hand pressed black vinyl from Maja S. K. Ratkje / Joachim Montessuis on the French label Erratum. A collaboration which started in 2008 and finished in 2013. Continue reading

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Voice (LP)

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The debut solo album from founder SPUNK member and composer Maja Ratkje has secured her a place among the finest experimental singers. From the weird and furious to the enchanting and beautiful, this is an album rich in atmosphere, colour … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Sabotage

A recording of live performances which brought together two essential figures of the contemporary scene: an oustanding Norwegian composer and vocal artist Maja S.K. Ratkje and a celebrated improviser and composer , former DNA drummer, Ikue Mori. Continue reading

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Das Wohltemperierte SPUNK

Rune Grammofon: “At one minute past eight in the evening of the twentieth of January, 2001, the Norwegian quartet SPUNK began playing a drone in the key of B, inaugurating a project that would weave into their musical lives for … Continue reading

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Festival Electronica En Abril 2003-2012

2LP: A1 eleh – woven over A2 radian – rusty machines, dusty carpets B1 maja ratkje – B2 nsi. – quartz B3 farben – atrappp C1 dopplereffekt – dyson sphere C2 elektro guzzi – saftgulasch D1 thomas köner – tiento … Continue reading

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Pig Magic

The Norwegian noise duo Maranata (Jon Wesseltoft and Dag Stiberg) has released this 7″ with a CD included. 7″: Lucky Forever b/w Pig Magic. CD: 1. Pieces, 2. Gravity Connector, 3. Black Tongue Darshan Track 3 features Maja S. K. … Continue reading

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LIGHT

Rune Grammofon: “This DVD gives a rare and unique insight into the live concert experience of one of Norway´s most prominent and long standing contemporary impro groups. Commisioned by the Henie Onstad Art Centre for it´s 40th anniversary in 2008, … Continue reading

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Kassett

Double cassette compilation of Norwegian noise and music. More than two hours of material. Limited edition of 255 copies. Compiled by Lasse Marhaug for the KASSETT exhibition at Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Nov. 15, 2010.

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