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Göteborgs-Posten 28.09.2013: (…)Undantaget är duon Maja Ratkje och Lasse Marhaug som har ett mer fysiskt förhållningssätt till det som låter. I kollisionerna mellan olika beståndsdelar bildas nya och oroande energier. Den vackraste passagen av den stökiga och lekfulla spelningen består … Continue reading

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Abstrakte Pinselstrichte and Klangarchitekturen (DE)

Biel: Fulminanter Auftakt: der erste Abend am diesjährigen Festival “Ear We Are” bestach durch pointerte Farbkontraste.

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Lasse Marhaug & Maja Ratkje à l’Ancienne Belgique (Club) , Bruxelles, le 20 janvier 2011 (FR)

Dans le cadre du Festival Norway Now, inauguré en novembre 2010 par Jonas Gahr Støre, le Ministre des affaires étrangères norvégien, un concert de noise improv music, featuring deux des artistes les plus recommandables dans le genre; Lasse Marhaug et … Continue reading

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More Music for Shopping

A 3″ CD-R included in a super-limited Special Shopping Edition of Maja S.K. Ratkje & Lasse Marhaug’s 2003 album “Music For Shopping”. But this edition never materialized, so here you can finally hear these tracks for the first time. Maja … Continue reading

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Music for Gardening reviews (in English and Swedish)

Full of invention, humour, absurdity, and a distinct lack of preciousness that is a welcome antidote to many over-manicured laptop releases. Continue reading

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Music for Gardening

Picadisk: “The forth entry in Ratkje and Marhaug’s “Music For”-collaborative series. After Shopping (2002), Loving (2004) and Faking (2005) comes… Gardening. The title is inspired by Ratkje’s new life in the coutryside. The seven tracks on this CD are meant … Continue reading

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Music for Loving reviews (in English, German, Russian)

“This is the noise record of the year. Pixelated, muddy, awkward, fricticious, its all in there; like a mystery stew of aural delights.” Continue reading

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Lyden av for mye energi (NO)

Morgenbladet oppsummerer det omfangsrike Maja Ratkje-året. Støymusikk: Maja Ratkje opererer i et musikkmiljø som i spesielt stor grad er dominert av nerdete menn, og nyter stor anerkjennelse, skriver Svein Egil Hatlevik. Foto: Ellen Lorenzen Det er blitt lett å lage … Continue reading

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Music for Faking reviews (in English and French)

“They thrown in sounds of popular culture in their blenders, and put the temperature all the way up, but the two are capable to produce some noise that really matters. One in which something is happening, a dynamic field of sound, small stuff is enlarged and amplified, like a high pressure cooker. Noise as it should be. A lesson to study for many.” 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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Music for Loving

Bottrop-Boy: “Second collaboration between Norwegian masters of noise Maja Ratkje (Spunk, Fe-Mail) and Lasse Marhaug (Jazzkammer, Del) after their 2002 vinyl-only album Music For Shopping on Synesthetic Records. Music For Loving is wild, frantic, nervous, loud, delirious and scattered all … Continue reading

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Music for Shopping reviews

“Ideal for browsing the racks in your favourite high street store. I think people would appreciate the accompaniment of desiccated samples belching out against trembling Theremin as they sip latte in air-conditioned comfort.” Continue reading

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Music for Shopping

Maja S. K. Ratkje and Lasse Marhaug play music for shopping. Limited edition of 300 copies on black 220g vinyl. Released on Synesthetic Recordings. Vinyl only. Side One: 1. The Street Parade Massacre 2. Femail Popcorn Demon With Mobile Slash … Continue reading

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