Sunburned Hand of the Man Included in Ghettoblaster Magazine
Sunburned Hand of the Man Included in Ghettoblaster Magazine
Paperthinwalls has made a listening party for our Portable Supersound compilation. Here you can hear the whole album and also get comments about the tracks by the artists themselves as well as comments/interview with the label. Check it all out http://www.paperthinwalls.com/listeningparty/index?id=34 here!
Tussle is nominated in SF Weekly`s music award for 'Excellence in Electronic Music'. Help the guys bring home the price and give them your vote http://www.sfweekly.com/polls/music07/index.php here.
Tussle with David Shrigley himself on vocals performs "A Clash Of Heads" on the new double Shrigley compilation "Worried Noodles" out now on the great Tomlab label. Other acts on the album are Hot Chip, David Byrne, Franz Ferdinand, Liars, Grizzly Bear, Psapp, Deerhof and many more. Go http://www.davidshrigley.com/worriednoodles/newcd.htm ...
One of our favourite magazines, London`s Fact Magazine, has a big interview with Sunburned Hand Of The Man about their great new album "Fire Escape" which is out now. You can read the whole interview http://www.factmagazine.co.uk/da/62344 here.
We`re proud to say that Smalltown Supersound has got 5 nominations for Norway`s Alarm Award. The Alarm is the cool and alternative Grammy in Norway. We have 4 out of 5 nominated in electronica; Kim Hiorthoy, The Whitest Boy Alive, Bjorn Torske and Lindstrom, as well as 120 Days in rock. Please help ...
Check out the latest issue of the great XLR8R Magazine with a two page feature on Bjørn Torske. XLR8R online http://www.xlr8r.com here. Bjørn Torske`s wonderful "Feil Knapp" album is out now on CD and digital. Limited edition double DJ friendly vinyl version coming soon.
Bjørn Torske has done a big interview with Earplug. You can read the whole interview http://earplug.cc/152511 here. Also in the new issue of Earplug you can read reviews of the Sunburned Hand Of The Man album as well as Kim Hiorthøy`s great new book "Tago Mago". Check out all the Smalltown ...
"Scandinavian dance supremo, Kim Hiorthoy produces hip hip-hop meets electro meets folk meets jazz sound using an MPC sampler, the original hip-hop instrument. The result is a great collection of futuristic sounds mish-mashed with loops of converseation and a sprinkle of a master at work" (The Crack)
"Beginnings are so important. Sometimes, very occasionally, you can just tell that a record
You can now download the Smalltown Supersound and Superjazzz catalouge from Thrill Jockey`s new download site Fina. Check it out http://www.fina-music.com here
"On his second album, the reclusive Bjørn Torske jumps up to grab the space disco manufactured by fellow Swedes Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas, wrestles it back down to Earth, roughs it up and reintroduces it to the body. Not only figuratively, but literally:
Check out what Bjørn Torske is into these days. XLR8R got together with the Norseman to tune into what propelled his newest odyssey. Check out his recommodations http://www.xlr8r.com/topstories/2007/07/artist_chart_bjorn_torske.php here, and find out what influenced his trippy madness and the Feil Knapp masterpiece.
Tussle`s ultrakool Warning track is being featured on The Glimmers` mix compilation Eskimo Vol 5 (on Eskimo) that will be released the 10th of September. "Eskimo 5" features 19 timeless tracks by such diverse names as Shirley Bassey, Primal Scream, Herb Alpert, LCD Soundsystem, Eugene Record, Trio, Tussle, The Caravan and The Glimmers themselves.
"Oslo, Norway may be a chilly place, but its music scene is currently one of the hottest spots around. At its burgeoning center sits Smallltown Supersound, crowded with crucial artists like Lindstr
For new details regarding Kim`s great new album "My Last Day", check out the XLR8R piece http://www.xlr8r.com/topstories/2007/07/kim_hiorthoy_preps_new_record.php here
"As part of these Norwegians` mindmelting dreamscape valium drip of a debut album, Sleepwalking, is merely a three-minute, 28 seconds digression among much longer workouts where their psychedelic muscles are flexed a little better. Listening to it on it`s own, though, it seems a perfect introduction to Norway`s post-Kraut dreamers. It sounds almost ...
Bjørn Torske`s wonderful Feil Knapp is out now, and Pitchfork has a great review of the album http://pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/44359-feil-knapp here. Many asks us about vinyl on this album and it will be released as DJ friendly double LP theb 11 of September. Check out this space for more info.
"Norwegian Bjørn Torske's recording career has traveled many paths, zigzagging from driving techno to experimental electronica through deep house. But this wanderlust has kept his music innovative for more than 15 years. Previously, Torske provided synth accompaniment for ambient comrade Biosphere, issued singles on Djax-Up-Beats, and established his talents via a series of expressive ...
Arp is the new project from Alexis (ex member of Tussle) and a new signing on Smalltown Supersound. Pitchfork has a newspiece with details about the album and remixes etc. Read the whole thing http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/page/news/44817-arp-ex-tussle-remixed-by-panda-bear-remixes-lindstrom here.
Sunkissed With Smalltown Supersound & Death to all Culture Snitches presents
Bjørn Torske [live]
Mental Overdive [live]
G-HA & Olanskii [Sunkissed]
Alexx Sheridan [DTACS]
At the nottinghillartsclub, London, UK
4pm - 2am :
You can check out the great Arp remix of Lindstrøm`s Breakfast In Heaven (out on 12" soon) at Pichfork http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/download/44963-lindstrm-breakfast-in-heaven-arps-worn-cassette-version-stream here.
Sunburned Hand Of The Man`s great new album Fire Escape (produced by Four Tet) will be released worldwide on Monday the 1. of October on Smalltown Supersound. The band has now lined up a big tour in Europe (and some US dates). For details check out the live section or go to Sunburn`s ...
"Selections of the finest in Norwegian talent from the psychedelic (Serena-Maneesh) to the electronic (Lindstrøm) and almost always both. Norway is on the cusp of becoming the new Paris when it comes to dance-floor style. This mix, named after Oslo`s most eclectic night, reps to the fullest. Not a herring in the bunch" (Urb ...
From Earplug: "In a further fit of Norwegian madness, Mental Overdrive
"Norway, being way up yonder on top of Europe, isn
120 Days` gig at The Legion in London the 17th of May is recommended in NME this week. "No-one ever got laid by labelling their band "drone-rock", though Norway`s symphonic electro-atmosphericists might manage some heavy petting. With a sound located somewhere between Kraftwerk and Underworld, they make for an immersive listening experience" (NME)
Bjørn Torske will play a release-concert at Nodisko`s Midsummer Love-In, Saturday the 23rd of June at Herbal in London, UK. Other acts on the same night are Cajuan and Ali LOve. This is what the pressrelease says: "We