Category Archives: Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes

Sult

Sultcover

Based upon Ratkje’s music created for the ballet Sult (Hunger) by profiled director Jo Strømgren for the Norwegian National Ballet, this is a departure from records and live settings normally associated with Maja S. K. Ratkje as a solo performer, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Maja's top 10, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Recorded compositions | Tagged | Leave a comment

Let’s Put It To Music: 20 Years Of Rune Grammofon

RBK2200BK

Rune Grammofon: “It´s no secret that Rune Grammofon founder Rune Kristoffersen is a big admirer of labels like Blue Note, Impuls, ECM, 4AD and Factory, to mention some labels with strong visual identities. But we can´t recall another label that … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | 1 Comment

ENID BLYTON – Fünf Freunde Erzählen Kindergeschichten

ENIDBLYTON

Fluxus release which include work by Ditterich von Euler-Donnersperg, Wataru Kasahara, C. Mehrl Bennett, Maja S. K. Ratkje and Polizei-Diensthund Hjuler. Exists in three more or less extremely limited different versions. Also cassette! Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Das Kepler-452b-Pre-Sequel

TEIPBootleg

Fluxus release which include work by Maja S. K. Ratkje, Jonathan Meese and Kommissar Dionysos und Ariadne. Exists in four(?) more or less extremely limited different versions: Maja S. K. Ratkje / Jonathan Meese / Kommissar Dionysos und Ariadne – Die … Continue reading

Posted in Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Focus Foucault Foccachia

MajaBjorn1

Cassette release by Solveig Kjelstrup & Maskinanlegg Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Comments Off

Malleus Maleficarum Maximum

MajaBjorn2

Cassette release by Maja Ratkje & Bjørn Hatterud Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Comments Off

Kapital & Moral

KapitalMoralCover

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Crepuscular Hour

CrepuscularCover

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Maja's top 10, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff, Recorded compositions | Tagged | 2 Comments

FLUXUS

fluxus299

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. Continue reading

Posted in Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Rasaka

rasakavinyl

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.

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Recorded improvisation | Tagged | Leave a comment

meow nim xluf minus w-moan ulf men equals nixon

fluxuxAgrare

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

Posted in Blog, Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Deviate From Balance

Wiese

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

Posted in Blog, Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

ratsky

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

Posted in Blog, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Leave a comment

Adventura Botanica

adventuraB

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff, Recorded improvisation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

DJMarcelle

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

Posted in Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sailing To Byzantium

RuneSailing

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

Posted in Blog, Compilations, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

JANUS

janus

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Rare stuff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Voice (LP)

majavoice

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Recorded improvisation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog, Full length album features, Maja's top 10, Mixed media/Vinyl/Other shapes, Recorded improvisation | Tagged | Leave a comment