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I have been busy making aeroplanes. Besides this, I also contributed to a few interesting musical projects in 2017. Here are some of them. Please do check the updated Spotify playlist! (now over 1000 tracks!)
Marius Neset – Circle of Chimes. Rave reviews, and nominated for a norwegian grammy in 2018.
Phronesis and HR Big Band – The Behemoth. Wonderful album, arranged by Julian Arguelles. Mixed at my studio.
Efterklang – LEAVES – Neo-Opera tour of Europe
Daniel Herskedal – The Roc. Album recording and Mix. Review here
Henrik Lindstrand – Leken Solo Piano Album recording, mixing and live concerts.
Carsten Dahl 50-year jubilee All Star Band with Palle Mikkelborg, Marilyn Mazur, Mikkel Nordsø, Frederik Lundin, Lars Danielsson, Claus Menzer. Three concerts i Denmark.
Music Music Music – Äventret. Album Mix.
“Æ sa at du sa” – Norwegian childrens musical, with Ambulo Ensemble Simfonietta. I did the sound design for the live show and mixed the audio for the film.
Jonas Colstrup – Between Sound and Silence. Recording and mix.
Anna Kruse – Himlens Rand. Production and mix . Danish review here
Reverse – Museum. Recording and mix.
Anna Scharling – Album Mix. Review here
Lilly feat. Gilad Hexelmann. Duo Album recorded and mixed. Review here
Dreamers’ Circus. Upcoming album “Rooftop Sessions” recorded and mixed.
Basco – Album “Interesting Times” recorded and mixed.
One more year was added to the archives… 2015 was the year that brought me to AIR Studios and Abbey Road Studios to work. Legendary temples of sound – very inspiring places filled with nice music and people. I feel blessed and thankful. And I want to go there again!
I also built a sound temple for myself – a brand new control room with skylight windows and sweet acoustics. Come visit me.
Phronesis – Album Recording @ Abbey Road Studios (not yet released)
Marius Neset – Album Recording @ Air studios (not yet released)
Simon Toldam – Kig op 15 – Album recoring and mix
Emil de Waal+ Old News – Album Mix
Jesper Thorn – Album recording and mix (not yet released)
Hayden Powell –Album recording and mix
Nikki Iles/Norma Winstone/mark Lockheart/Printmakers – Album Mix
Psalmodie – Album Mix
Anna Scharling – EP/Album Mix
Gustaf Ljunggren – Gudman koncert – FOH sound
Barskiri – Album Mix
Jacob Bellens – FOH sound
Efterklang Leaves Koncert – FOH sound
Morfar and the Ladykillers – Mix for video
Danmarks Radios Big Band – FOH sound
Thomas Buttenschøn – Album Mix
No updates in a while – busy times in the studio. Here are a few things that 2014 brought along:
Phronesis – Life to everything (Edition) – rave review here
Marius Neset – Pinball (ACT) NEW ALBUM OUT february 2015!
Marius Neset feat Trondheim Jazz Orchestra – Lion (ACT) Review here
Jakob Buchannan feat Jakob Bro, Jonas Westergaard & Marilyn Mazur) “Some people some places” Review here
Hanne Boel – Live Sound
Daniel Herskedal – “Slow Eastbound Train” (Edition) Release 2015
Midaircondo – New album to be released in 2015
Lindha Kallerdahl – GOLD Review here
Caroline Henderson – “In the House” Denmark Tour
Copenhagen Jazz Festival – Live Sound
Thank you everybody for an epic 2013! Many inspiring projects, and a lot of good music!
To top it all off – two projects I was invloved in were given Danish Music Awards:
Dreamers Circus – Danish Folk Release of the year
Emil de Waal + feat. Nulle – Danish Jazz Release of the year
Other highlights of the year:
Marius Neset – good reviews of the Album “Birds” and great live shows
Marius Neset and Trondheim Jazzorkester. Upcoming album Recording and Mix. To be released on the ACT label in 2014.
Falullah – release of album “Escapism”
Hanne Boel – live shows
Daniel Herskedal – Recording and mixing the album “Dagane” Review here
Cody – mixing of new album out in 2014
Søren Dahl feat Oskar Gudjunsson – Album Mix – Review here
Mark Solborg, On Dog – Album Mix
Lubos Soukup – upcoming Album Mix
Niels Lyhne Løkkegard – “Sikorsky” – Album Mix and music recording/mixing for online Magritte exhibition of MoMA -NYC.
Simon Toldam Orkester – upcoming Album Mix
Hot and Spicy – Live Album Mix – Review here:
Danjal – album Recording
Samuel Hällkvist – “Return to Center” Recording and Mixing. Review here:
Nils Berg Cinemascope – Album/Film “Vocals” Mixing.
Midaircondo – upcoming Album Mix
Gunnar Halle – upcoming Album Mix
Claus Frovin – “Limbo” Album Mix
Phronesis – upcoming live Album Mix
Nina Baun – upcoming Album Recording and Mix
Copenhagen Jazz Festival – Live sound engineering
Danish National Radio Big Band -Live sound engineering
While I am busy working on new projects, a handful of things I was involved in last year, have been released:
Marius Neset – Birds
A new album form the norwegian saxophone wizard.
A whole lot of good reviews so far.
The Guardian is happy about it. So is The Jazzmann.
Fallulah – Escapism
New album from danish artist Fallulah. Most of it is recorded at my studio.
I play some of the instruments.
If you ever wondered how an U67 sound of female vocal, listen to this.
Danish review here.
And check the “References” page, for prevoious projecs.
Here are some of the people I worked with in 2012. Thank you all, looking forward to seeing you again in 2013.
|Copenhagen Jazz Festival|
|Emil de Waal|
|Klüvers Big Band|
|Niels Lyhne Løkkegaard|
|Simon Toldam Trio|
|Wildbirds & Peacedrums|
New CODY album “Fractures” is soon to be released. Mixed at my place. Reviews are starting to gather:
5/6 at Gaffa.dk “…Det er en flot organisk lyd, der præger pladen…”
6/6 at lydtapet.dk
Spotify link here
Way to go, CODY!
Summer doesn’t stop the action in the studio – this is what’s cooking:
Marius Neset’s upcoming album
Cody – new album just mixed
Mui Miu Miu – debut album mix
Copehagen Jazz Festival – you will find me @ Teatermuseet i Hofteatret
I mixed this song, the single from Swedish singer Britah‘s new album: