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12:15pm

Todd Rundgren - Q&A
    Saturday February 18, 2012 12:15pm - 1:45pm @ Folketeateret
    by:Larm proudly presents an in depth interview with the legendary American artist and producer Todd Rundgren.Todd Rundgren first stepped into the spotlight with the sixties band The Nazz, and he later explored several musical directions as a solo singer/songwriter in the seventies, including stadium rock, progressive rock, power pop, ambient and soul. Rundgren on his day is right up there with visionary artists such as Prince, Frank Zappa and Paul McCartney. Rundgren can also add the title of a star producer to his many musical triumphs as a solo artist or with his band Utopia. His resume includes production credits for the likes of Patti Smith, The Band, XTC, Hall & Oates, Meat Loaf, The New York Dolls, Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad, and Badfinger to mention just a few. He is also an avid innovator, pioneering music videos, CD-rom technology, mp3-subscription-services etc. During his stay in Norway, Rundgren will also join a Norwegian artist in the studio, and will also play a couple of intimate solo shows, drawing on material from his entire career. Interviewer: Audun Vinger (editor, Vinduet)
    Type Seminar (delegates only)


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8:00pm

Statoil presenterer: Ingrid Olava
    Saturday February 18, 2012 8:00pm - 8:30pm @ Folketeateret
    Ingrid Olava’s debut album was released in March 2008 in Scandinavia to both commercial and critical acclaim. The album, “Juliet’s Wishes”, has been certified gold in her native Norway and earned Olava three Norwegian Grammy nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Song (“Back to Love”) and Female Artist of the Year. Ingrid Olava’s second album was called ‘The Guest’’ and released in February 2010 through
    Universal. Ingrid was awarded the Statoil grant in 2010.
    Type Live


9:00pm

Statoil presenterer: Mathias Eick
    Saturday February 18, 2012 9:00pm - 9:30pm @ Folketeateret
    Being one of Norways most promising young talents for over a decade, Mathias Eick moves steadily towards being one of the finest musicians from the Northern regions, regardless of age group and genre. Still early in his thirties, Eick has marvellous range of achievements to show for himself; in 2007 he won the International Jazz Talent, awarded to him by the International Jazz Festivals Organization situated in New York. He then won the Statoil Scholarship in 2009, undoubtedly the largest scholarship in Norway, and he has released two albums on one of the worlds most influential jazz record labels, Eick also keeps himself busy participating on several albums playing either trumpet, double bass, vibraphone, piano, guitar, or in his own words “anything needed.”
    Type Live


10:00pm

Statoil presenterer: Kvelertak
    Saturday February 18, 2012 10:00pm - 10:30pm @ Folketeateret
    Brutally catchy punkrock/metal with a taste of groovy darkness!
    Kvelertak shamelessly draw inspiration from every corner of something that could fit into their idea of good hard-hitting and catchy rock’n’roll. Regardless of genre, but always truthful to the basic idea of the band; good songs performed with the tongue-in-cheek attitude of their punk-rock pioneers. Unlike the majority of heavier bands they sing in their native language – adding even more character to their already unique sound. Kvelertak are already well known in Norway for their furious live energy and catchy, melodic, metal-inspired punk rock. Outside Norway they are fairly unknown yet, but that is changing with each show they play abroad. “completely over the top, these six rocking rascals with a three-man guitar front, going for all sacred cows in the aforementioned genres with undisguised fun and catchy melodies. Whether the listener will like it? Let’s put it this way: once gripped by Kvelertak you never want anything else.” (Eurosonic festival magazine)
    Type Live


 

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