Category Archives: Rare stuff

Voluptuous Vultures

Available in 10″ vinyl or full length CD which includes an extra track. Vinyl also available in a heavy metal box with poster-artwork by Lasse Marhaug (limited edition of 30 copies). Vinyl release text from PsychForm:” 10″ vinyl – standard … Continue reading

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Voice, live in zagreb

A concert recording of Voice, live in Zagreb 2005, in duo with John Hegre, limited CD-R release for tour in China of 49 copies, all signed and numbered.

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EN/OF 001-030 Catalog

The deluxe exhibition catalogue which is documenting EN/OF’s first 30 editions, as presented at the Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany, May-June 2005. The catalogue (package) includes a fully illustrated book (with essays by AA Bronson and Jörg Heiser), complete with artwork reproductions and a second, die-cut tray book that holds 3 CD’s with 30 tracks totally. Continue reading

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Music for Faking

C3R: “From the team that brought you ‘Music for Shopping’ and ‘Music for Loving’ comes an aural experience so shocking that you’ll need to hear it again and again and again. Marvel at the amount of noise that they can … Continue reading

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Help

A one-of-a-kind cd card with a pice of electronic music by Ratkje. Covered by a very special, decorated sleeve… The cd card is kept in a plastic sleeve decorated with blue nail polish with glitter, instant letters, and Maja’s own … Continue reading

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Gødt Nørsk, kunstmuzik aus Norgwegen

Norwegian Bjørn Hatterud (Maskinanlegg) is behind this project. Guest artist: Solveig Kjelstrup, on ‘Soveigs Lied’. Continue reading

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Dissolution Tapes

Zeromoon: “Lets face it, most compilations suck, are filled with half-assed throw away tracks by name artists and filler by unknowns reinventing the wheel for the umpteenth time. This is were Dissolution Tapes differs. In order to maintain a stylistic … Continue reading

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All Men Are Pigs

Gameboy Records: “sounds surface from all over the map. i hear voice, some synths, effects galore. this is a noisy affair not unlike (and maybe even more so than) fe-mail’s debut – recently issued on cd by important records. the … Continue reading

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VSG / Erwartung

12″ with music by Maja Ratkje, covered with broken glass plates 27 x 27 x 0,6 cm by Monica Bonvicini. Edition of 100, each unique plus 30 a.p. Signed & numbered on a certificate. Review: Vital Weekly, number 447, week … Continue reading

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HØRT

A double CD compilation for the 75 years anniversary of TONO, Norway’s Performing Rights Society. 40 Works by Norwegian composers and performers through the last 75 years. Includes “Joy” from the album Voice by Maja Ratkje. Continue reading

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Giants of Jazz

POING is Rolf-Erik Nystrøm on saxophones, Frode Haltli on accordion and Håkon Thelin on double bass. This is the debut album of the charming and virtuoso trio often described as the ‘enfant terribles’ of Norwegian contemporary music. POING works with … Continue reading

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Money Will Ruin Everything

Rune Grammofon: “We celebrate 5 years and some 30 albums with a real treat. “Money Will Ruin Everything” is an exquisite 96 page hardback book designed and edited by Kim Hiorthøy with 2 cds of mostly exclusive tracks from the … Continue reading

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krikri 2003

A compilation from the sound poetry festival Krikri in Gent 2003. Tracks by Paul De Vree, Moniek Darge & Karin De Fleyt, Michael Lentz, Eduard Escoffet, Tholomé & Dicenaire, Maja Ratkje, Jan van der Hoeven, Henbing Li, Godfried-Willem Raes, Jean-Pierre … Continue reading

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SOUN

100 artists submited very short pieces that were randomly assigned numbers and then merged into one track. These pieces cover all subgenres of sound from field recordings to harsh blasts. IDM meets electro-acoustic meets home taper. Some of the 100 … Continue reading

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Safe as Milk Festival 05 sampler CD

Compiled for the 5th anniversary of the Safe as Milk Festival. Includes exclusive track by Fe-mail featuring Kjetil Møster. Other tracks by Rock out, Sir Dupermann, Skarnspage, Greg Davis, Alog, Kid Commando, Noxagt, Alejandra & Aeron and Single Unit. Continue reading

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The CD Electric Leak – the North

The CD Electric Leak – the North of it was compiled for the opening party of the Nordic Pavilion Exhibition Devil-may-care at La Biennale di Venezia – 50th International Art Exhibition, 2003. Music by Hugger-Mugger, Anton Nikkilä, Single Unit, Henrik … Continue reading

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Syklubb fra Hælvete (LP)

Debut album, released on pink vinyl, limited edition of 500 copies, now sold out. Made through pure improvisation with no pre-recorded sound at the starting point. Old school noise. Thurston Moore loves it: “Out of Norway comes the most exciting … Continue reading

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Avantometric Attachments 2002

The Avanto Helsinki Media Art Festival 2002 CD features exclusive tracks from the festival artists, as well as excerpts from some of the film soundtracks. Music by Sähkökvartetti, People Like Us, Peter Tscherkassky, Pan sonic, F.R.U.I.T.S., Anton Nikkilä, Carl Michael … Continue reading

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Voice

Rune Grammofon: “The debut solo album from SPUNK member Maja Ratkje will secure 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 and … Continue reading

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XXIII Concorso Internazionale Luigi Russolo di Musica Elettroacustica

A CD presentation with winners of the 23rd International Russolo Competition for electronic music. Continue reading

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