Albums

The Great Bailout

by Moor Mother The Great Bailout is Moor Mother aka Camae Ayewa’s ninth studio album and third with ANTI- Records, with production contributions on various tracks from Mary Lattimore, Lonnie Holley, Vijay Ayer, Angel Bat Dawid, Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty, Aaron Dilloway and more. Called “the poet laureate of the apocalypse,” by Pitchfork, Ayewa’s music contains multitudes of […]

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MEUF vol. 1

A compilation featuring a small selection of some of the many interesting female voices on the blossoming field of experimental music in the Nordic countries, working in new collaborations. MEUF vol. 1 features:Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hilde Marie Holsen, Nina De Heney, Maria Laurette Friis, Qarin Wikström, Carolyn Goodwin, Nana Pi, Laura Toxværd, Marilyn Mazur,

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All Losses Are Restored

We are happy to present the debut album of the duo Stian Westerhus and Maja S. K. Ratkje, two Norwegian composers and performers known to the international scene through numerous works and albums in various constellations over decades. Released 15 March 2024 Crispin Glover Records. To many of their followers’ big surprise, Stian Westerhus and

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Nordic: A Fragile Hope

For the immersive concert experience Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (Göteborgs Symfoniker) has commissioned orchestral works from five prominent composers from all Nordic countries, Daníel Bjarnason (Iceland), Miho Hazama (Denmark), Mats Larsson Gothe (Sweden), Maja S. K. Ratkje (Norway) and Outi Tarkiainen (Finland). Drawing inspiration from the Nordic nature, each commission in “Nordic – A Fragile Hope”

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Norwegian Songs, Vol. IV – TIDA VEIT

«Tida veit» er den fjerde utgivelsen i antologien “Norwegian songs”, denne gang med samtidskomponister. Utvalget av sanger har foregått i dialog med komponistene, og de fleste har tilrettelagt arrangementer for stemme, klarinet og strykekvintett – med velvillig støtte fra Norsk komponistforening. INNHOLD: 1 Det finst ei stille by Ståle Kleiberg (b. 1958) / Helge Torvund

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BABEL

A compositional investigation of musical languages and conversation. Is the myth of BABEL about God creating communicative discord to control man, or was the intent to nurture fertile diversity?A disruption of a self-perpetuating echo chamber, to stimulate a more varied and complex perspective of the world.Maybe she wanted to show us that we will find

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(c)ovid’s metamorphoses

With a wide range of work by sound artists and musicians, writers, filmmakers, photographers, and visual artists, @ovid’s Metamorphoses uses the COVID-19 pandemic and its far-reaching consequences as an instrument for change, artistic and otherwise. A play on experiment across various fields of artistic practice, all featured work revolves around ideas of transmission and inspiration,

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RÖKKUR

Øra Fonogram announces the worldwide release of RÖKKUR, the joint album of Norwegian composer and performer Maja S. K. Ratkje and Icelandic ensemble Nordic Affect (Halla Steinunn Stefánsdóttir, Marie Stockmarr Becker, Hanna Loftsdóttir, Guðrún Óskarsdóttir). RÖKKUR on Bandcamp RÖKKUR on streaming other services Read the great album reviews here. What is ‘rökkur’? ‘Rökkur’ is the

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Music for Saxophones

Music written by Christopher Fox, Maja S. K. Ratkje, David Lang, Christian Wolff, Simon Holt, Howard Skempton and Giacinto Scelsi for solo saxophone and saxophone and electronics, performed by Carl Raven. Releases 01 May 2023 | Recorded, mixed and mastered by Carl Raven in Padfield, Derbyshire, 2022 | Artwork by Carl Raven. Released by Turquoise

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Motorpsycho Tribute Series Volume 1

Volume 1 double LP version out spring 2023.Volume 2 double LP version out autumn 2023.Volumes 1 & 2 double CD version out autumn 2023. released February 13, 2023 On this album: Blueberry Daydream, performed by Blåbærtoppen Spelemannslag MOTORPSYCHO TRIBUTE SERIES · PSYCHONAUT 101Link to album on Bandcamp Side A: MONOLITE – Heartattack Mac (Gebhardt/Ryan/Sæther) 6:22Jonas

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Various Artists: “The Border”

“Bocian Records presents a compilation with recordings from few of his favorite artists who were kind enough to agree to make their work available to support the Border Group.For almost a year, the whole responsibility for helping refugees on the Polish-Belarusian border lies on the shoulders of local residents, volunteers and a few non-governmental organizations.Border

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Titina

Music for the film with the same title. Sound track to the great animation movie Titina by Kåre Chr. Vestrheim. “Je Cherche Après Tititine (Titina in the Street)” and “Je Cherche Après Tititine (Titina´s Musical Trip Version)” featuring Ratkje as a vocal soloist. Released by Propeller Recordings Oct 2022 and available at streaming services.

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Focus Foucault Foccacia / Malleus Maleficarum Maximum

by Solveig Kjelstrup & Maskinanlegg / Maja Ratkje & Bjørn Hatterud Released August 26, 2022 on Bandcamp and CD. Label: SANNTIDSMUSIKK · SATIMU 009 All music composed and performed by Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje & Bjørn Hatterud.Cover concept by Helene Rickhard.Photography by Fin Serck-Hanssen.Layout by Lasse Marhaug.Executive producers: Petter Flaten Eilertsen & Kjetil Hanssen. Originally

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