For many years I toured around the world as a musician. I performed at several and toured with bands all around Europe and South America. As a bassist I’ve been lucky to performed with many great artists at spectacular venues.
I eventually gave up touring to live a more healthy life. Today I’m more settled in the city of Oslo, working on my own music. In fact I’ve never produced more music than now. Quitting touring resulted in a more introspect and intimate approach to music. I would start recording small pieces on the old piano at my parents house to my iPad and combine it with electronic elements.
I’m also active as a music journalist, writing for both Norwegian and International publications. To learn about my experience in writing about music, visit the Writing tab or check out my blog posts on music.
Lollapalooza, Slottsfjell, Øyanatt, Reeperbahn, by:Larm, Vill Vill Vest, Camp Indie, Tutti Frutti Fest
Jakob Ogawa, Marie Noreger, Aila Gato, Erle Taraldsen, MARG
Anderson .Paak, Chance The Rapper, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, LANY, Sondre Lerche, Perfume Genius, Kakkmaddafakka, brenn. ++
I’ve also made music for use in motion pictures:
Photo: Dev Dhunsi. It was by coincident that I first came to meet Klaus Mäkelä. The conversation moved smoothly when we met on a plane from Helsinki to Oslo. When I asked the conductor whether he would be interested in doing an Interview, he was positive. So here I am, entering the main hall ofContinue reading “Interview with Klaus Mäkelä”
In 2011 British electronica group Nero made their first grand masterpiece. Although the work got dubbed as the “dubstep symphony”, the work features a big variation in genres. Although the work is not to be called a proper symphony, as it’s no long than 18 minutes, Nero managed to fit alot into this piece.
Photo: Lars Tiede. (Creative Commons Licence.) Throughout the year I write about new Norwegian releases for the cultural magazine Subjekt and the international music site beehype. This means I need to keep an eye on what’s happening in the local music scenes. 2020 was a rough year for all of us. Covid-19 had a hugeContinue reading “New Norwegian Indie”