Before Us

Photographer: Kelly Then

RadVent – Scenekunst i adventstida

Before Usby Stuart Bowden

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Tekst: Hallvar Agersborg

Band: Kråkesølv Album: Kråkesølv Plateselskap: Jansen Plateproduksjon Karakter: 5/6

Kråkesølv, som høsten 2009 kom ut av intet og erobret den alternative rockescenen her til lands, er nå ute med sitt fjerde album. Med 0,8 utgitte plater i snitt per år er det ingen som kan beskylde Bodøguttene for å ligge på latsiden – og de kan sågar få tilgivelse for at albumet kjedelig nok er selvtitulert. Continue Reading →


Jonas Alaska at Kulturhuset

Text and Photos: Kelly Then

Intimate folk

Jonas Alaska played in a cosy gig on the 26th of October for an appreciative audience at Kulturhuset.

The organizer was Viseklubben Spelt, a club which supports musicians who produce original music “in the northern Norwegian folk tradition”.

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Petter Carlsen & The Lonely Drummer Orchestra

Journalist: Kelly Then

Photographer: Carl Ballantine

Wandering in the sound forest

On a Friday 10th of October people started streaming into Driv for Petter Carlsen & The Lonely Drummer Orchestra. The audience was people in their 20s to 30s, slightly older than the usual student crowd. It seems Petter Carlsen has a small and discerning following in Tromsø. Continue Reading →


The Rocket that never went into space

Text and Photos: Gintarė Turskytė.

Little, yellow and cute

That’s for sure, no dispute!

Watches people pass by

If needed, can fly!

Guess who?

The Rocket! Continue Reading →

A spacious and space-like second album

Artist: Ice Cream Cathedral

Album: Sudden Anatomy

Record Label: Riot Factory

Rating: 4/6

Text: Emma Josefine Jespersen.

“Sudden Anatomy “is the second album from Copenhagen-based Ice Cream Cathedral. The synth-driven sounds, that the band themselves have defined as space pop, are once again dominant. Continue Reading →

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Los Plantronics at Bastard Bar

Photographer: Kelly Then

Los Plantronics at Bastard Bar on 15 November 2014.

High-octane gig by consummate performers. Continue Reading →