Tag Archive | norwegian music

Review: Hekla Stålstrenga, Makramé

This is the second recording by the Norwegian band Hekla Stalstrenga, formed by fiddler Ragnhild Furebotten and guitarist Tore Bruvoll back in 2008. The group plays traditional music from northern Norway with some original compositions mixed in.


Review: Anita Skorgan, På gyllen grunn

Norwegian singer and songwriter Anita Skorgan is well known in her native country as a pop and contemporary singer, with strong ties to Norway’s entries in the Eurovision Song Contest in the 1990s. So it’s not surprising to hear that her first release in 10 years, På gyllen grunn a recording of stark, minimalistic songs inspired by artist Emanuel Vigeland, has met with mixed reviews in Norway.

Review: Kari Bremnes, Fantastisk Allerede

Kari Bremnes Fantastisk Allerede [Kirkelig Kulturverksted FXCD 362 2-cd (2010)] Kari Bremnes might be best known in this country for her guest appearance on Tom Russell’s The Man From God Knows Where and her involvement with the Lullabies From the Axis Of Evil project. In her native Norway, she’s had a long and varied career, first as […]