Category Archives: Albums

Super Street 7 “How To Make Brains”

Frankly, I have no ide what this is. Some kind of bootleg? It’s a cassette, I think. Found it at Discogs. Fe-mail is on it? “all live comp. featuring : odd clouds, fe-mail, taliban, luasa raelon, charlie draheim. 5 heavy … Continue reading

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Orra

Tzadik: “Friends and colleagues since 1988, Ikue Mori and Zeena Parkins are two of the strongest musical voices out of the downtown scene. Lynchpins of bands as diverse as DNA, Skeleton Crew, Electric Masada, Hemophiliac and Björk, their duo project … Continue reading

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Shockadelica

“50th Anniversary Tribute To The Artist Known As Prince Tracks: 80 An overwhelming compilation by the finest Norwegian artists doing they’re all-time favourite Prince-song. Shockadelica is gernebreaking compilation where all musical categories are represented. We have gathered Norways finest jazzmusicians, … Continue reading

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Blood, Muscle & Air: The Intimate Voice

Blood, Muscle & Air: The Intimate Voice brings together 14 vocalists from around the globe to explore the power and intimacy of the human voice. Each artist brings to the publication a unique, personal and eccentric voice, rooted and connected … Continue reading

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…into that good night

“24 years after the debut Amen, WLJ release their second album, Tognazzi and Tristan is surrounded by guests on this album: Rebekka Karijord, Haddy N´jie, Arve Henriksen, Martin Horntveth, Bård Torstensen (Clawfinger), Maja Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord and Prague Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Travel Now Journey Infinitely

CM distro: “Trinacria was originally a composition by Ivar Bjørnson (Enslaved), Maja S. K. Ratkje and Hild Sofie Tafjord (both from Fe-mail), commissioned by Rikskonsertene for a concert series. The line-up was completed by Grutle Kjellson, Ice Dale (both from … Continue reading

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River Mouth Echoes

Tzadik: “Maja Ratkje is a remarkable vocalist and composer based in Norway. Her work ranges from orchestral and chamber works to electronics, improvisation and creative combinations of all of the above. This special collection of Maja’s work showcases several aspects … Continue reading

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My Deal

Solo debut from Norwegian guitar/vocals jazz master. Jørn Øyen (keyboards), Mats Eilertsen (bass), Andreas Bye (drums). Guest artist: Maja Ratkje on theremin (on “Stella by Starlight”.)

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From mouth cavity to laptop

A double CD to follow the Swedish sound art LARM book with the same title. 24 tracks that span 60 years, including both unreleased tracks and new material from Lisa Jeannin, Ruth Bakke, Hertta Lussu Ässä and Kukkiva Poliisi, Ebba … Continue reading

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Defragmental

A project that includes Swedish Carl Abrahamsson and Thomas Tibert who have been making music for well over 25 years. Featured on Cotton Ferox “Defragmental” are guest appearances by Genesis P-Orridge, Krister Linder, and a remix by Norwegian noise duo … Continue reading

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audiotion – sonic tribute to Takashi Miike

2 X CD compilation with Takashi Miike (Introduction), KK Null, Shinjuku Thief, Converter, Hentai, Shinkiro, Sunao Inami, Henrik Nordvargr Björkk (Pouppée Fabrikk), Contagious Orgasm, Hecate, P.A.L., S:Cage, Asmorod, Iszoloscope and Tokitoshi Shiota (Outroduction). Jazkamer track: Virgin Flower (with vocals by … Continue reading

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Utflukt: LYD

A DVD/CD issue of a Norwegian magazine. Featuring Agrare, Maja Ratkje/Monica Aasprong, Maia Urstad, Risto Holopainen, Natasha Barrett and other artists. Continue reading

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teip

Ambolthue Records: “This is the content of Maja’s analogue dictaphone that’s been with her on concerts, around the world and with her in the studio for the last years.” Here you’ll find short extracts from various concerts, solo performances and … Continue reading

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Call me

CDr with radio show including RRR, Fe-mail and radio host Dennis Tyfus. Crazy live improvisations. Review in Russian: Machine radionoise: “Коллектив матёрого и независимого от всех и вся американского лейбла RRRecords – это спятивший Шляпник и Мартовский Заяц, повздорившие со … Continue reading

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Women Take Back The Noise

A compilation, showcases a collection of 47 women artists worldwide who experiment with sound in various ways, ranging from ambient-organic to quirky-glitch-beat to harsh or extreme noise, as well as categories yet to be defined. The finished release of three … Continue reading

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Until Human Voices Wake Us And We Drown

Box set containing five 10″ vinyl records celebrating 50 Rune Grammofon releases. Includes 19 tracks by rune artists. “Some are cornestones in the catalog, but this is not a best of collection, we want to show the different aspects of … Continue reading

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The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast

The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast is a record by San Francisco duo Matmos. It is a series of “sound portraits” of a pantheon of people that they admire. A musical attempt at biography, it’s loose … Continue reading

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The Dalston Shroud

Soul Jazz Records: “Influenced by the New York Art/Punk scene of Sonic Youth, The Swans, Liquid Liquid, this is the group’s follow up to “Still Born Alive” (Soul Jazz Records, 2003) and ‘Beautiful People are Evil’ (Soul Jazz Records, 2001). … Continue reading

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Planet POING

POING started playing together in 1999, and has since then been one of the most interesting ensembles for contemporary music in Scandinavia, with more then 40 first performances by European and Asian composers. This CD contains new music by Maja … Continue reading

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Northern Stains

Important Records: “Northern Stains is the result of a collaboration between experimental phenomenon Carlos Giffoni and Spunk/Fe-Mail members Maja Ratkje & Hild Tafjord. This trio finally met when Giffoni booked Fe-Mail to headline the sunday night of his genere defining … Continue reading

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