MoE/The Observatory split single out now!
Order it directly from us, or from the awesome record store Tiger
Artwork by Lasse Marhaug and mastered by James Plotkin.
Lots of documentation from our recent Mexico tour to be found here
Thanks to Julian Bonequi for organizing the most fantastic tour ever! Looking forward to next time!
MoE in Mexico!
MoE will be touring Mexico from May 18th.
19.05.13 Guro Moe Solo – Håvard Skaset Solo AND a special MOE performance @Nicho Aural - Cd. Mexico
21.05.13 MoE |Julian Bonequi @ SESIÓN TRANSÓNICA, Guanajuato22.05.13 MoE | Bonequi @ Foro Escénico, Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro23.05.13 MoE | Bonequi @ Arte a 360 Grados, Tlaxcala24.05.13 MoE | Bonequi | Par Ásito 5000 @ Casa Babel , Guadalajara26.05.13 MoE | Verga de Pájaro (Invitado: Juanjosé Rivas). Museo del Tequila, Ciudad de México
Høyt og Lavt coming up May 9th-11th! Read more here (norwegian)
The DuoBonanza hits Norway from May 1st! The dates are:
May 1st Stein og Jord, Oslo
May 2nd, Blå Grotte, Fredrikstad
May 3rd, Hamar, Hamar Teater
May 4th, TBA
May 5th, Klubb Kanin, Trondheim
May 6th Rock City, Namsos
May 7th, Sund FHS, Inderøy
May 7th Rødbrygga, Inderøy
May 8th, TBA
May 9th, Høyt og Lavt, Oslo
June 1st, Nattjazz, Bergen
Touring Italy with The Observatory in April!
18/04 Turin (Velvet Club)
19/04 Milan (venue tba)
20/04 Faenza (venue tba)
21/04 Calenzano (Garage)
23/04 Rome (Angelo Mai)
25/04 Avellino (Godot Art Bistro)
26/04 Naples (Cellar Theory)
27/04 Jesi (Jesi)
NEW SULT LP out now! Order it direct from the label, or contact us. Release tour kicks of in Kutztown, PA, USA March 25th. Complete tour should be something like this:
3/25 Kutztown, PA: Sult @ the Independent Space w/ Jack Wright.
3/26 Worcester, MA @ the Firehouse w/ Lea Bertucci, Silent Isle, Water, & TVE.
3/27 Lowell, MA @ UnchARTed Gallery w/ Los Condenados & Dailey Wright Duo.
3/28 Brooklyn @ Panopoly Performance Space w/ PascAli, Jack Wright + Andrew Drury, David Grollman.
3/29 Baltimore @ Red Room.
3/30 Cleveland @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes
3/31 Chicago @ Hungry Brain w/ Jason Stein + Jason Roebke + Jason Adasiewicz.
4/1 Milwaukee @ Sugar Maple w/ Burns+ Hal Rammel+Woods.
4/2 Minneapolis @ Madame of the Arts Tuesday Series
4/6 Rochester @ Carriage House w/ Bassin/Borden/Merritt/Gunduz quartet & the Blood and Bone Orchestra.
4/7 Manhattan @ COMA / ABC No Rio w/ Cheryl Pyle + Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic; Bob Meyer + Steven Frieder + Luke Franco; & an open session.
Skaset and Moe performs as duo in San Francisco @ Luggage store gallery, March 21st. Opening for Voicehandler.
Guro Skumsnes Moe will perform solo in Mexico City in May. Also booking MOE shows in Mexico! First MoE show in Mexico City is already confirmed. Dates TBA!
New MoE/The Observatory split single to be released in April. Mastered by the great James Plotkin and cover design by Lasse Marhaug.
Bluefaced People will join the DuoBonanza tour in Norway in beginning of May. Featuring Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and some of our finest instrumentalists.
SULT east coast tour in March. Release tour of the new album Harm. To be released @ Bocian. Dates TBA
New Skaset 7″
MoE & I sing my body electric @ Trash pop, Kristiansand. February 12th
MoE & OMA @ Barrikaden February 15th
Guro S. Moe performs @ HOK with SPUNK ensemble February 17th
MoE/Observatory Italian tour booking now!
The Skaset opens for Body/Head aka Kim Gordon and Bill Nace at BLÅ, Oslo September 26th. This will be your first chance to grab his new tape:
New MOE single coming up:
Radio release of the new MOE single “Left to swallow” on Radio Nova today. Listen here (choose program 10.09.2012). A track from the SULT record “Bark” is also played. The single will be released as vinyl exclusively. Physical release is 17.10.2012.
Høyt og lavt returns August 3rd & 4th. This time at Kunsthall Oslo. Stay tuned for two days of noise and improv.
The new MOE single will be released as a one sided single with artwork by Drid Machine (aka Kjetil Brandsdal). The single introduces double bass and Jacob Felix Heule on drums and modular synthesizer. 15 minutes of ultraslow epic paranoia recorded and mixed by Philip Manley in Lucky Cat San Francisco. Mastered by Helge Sten at Audio Virus Lab. Really excited about this one!
Busy spring for SULT. 11 concerts in Norway and Sweden and new release on Bug Incision.
Thanks to everyone who helped us get this tour togheter.
May 9 Kristiansand @ Kulturbua
May 10 Stavanger
May12 Bergen @ Kosmoklubben, Avgarde
May 13 Rjukan @ Huset Pub, SMALT
May 14 Hamar @ Hamar Domkirke
May 15 Oslo @ 300acting spaces
May15 Oslo @ Sound of Mu
May 16 Stockholm @ Främlingen
May 17 Göteborg @ Brøtz
May 18 Fredrikstad @ Østfold Kunstnersenter
May 19 Oslo @ Stein og Jord
Sult releases their first release on the Canadian label Bug Incision. This one is recorded in Norway in 2009. Recordings from 2011 and 2012 will hopefully be released soon.
MOE is mastering the new single and rehearsing new material.
Tuesday, February 28
Tom’s Place, Berkeley: Sult, Josef van Wissem
Thursday, March 1
Handbag Factory, LA: Sult
Friday, March 2
Trunk Space, Phoenix: Sult
Saturday, March 3
Vesica Piscis Cathedral, Flagstaff: Sult
Sunday, March 4
Moldspores, Albuquerque: Sult
Monday, March 5
Ben´s, Taos: Sult
Tuesday, March 6
Rhinoceropolis, Denver: Sult
Thursday, March 8
Tom Grainey´s, Boise: Sult
Friday, March 9
Shaver House, Portland: Sult
Saturday, March 10
Gallery 1412, Seattle: Sult
Saturday, March 17
Jacob Lindsay’s house: Sult
Tuesday, March 20
Amnesia, San Francisco: Blueface People
Friday, March 23
ATA, San Francisco: Bill Hsu+Sult
Sunday, March 25
SIMM Series, San Francisco: Mirror Trio
Tuesday, March 27
KfJc, Los Altos, Mirror Trio
Wednesday, March 28
Human Resources, Los Angeles, Mirror Trio
Thursday March 29
Battery Books, Los Angeles
Friday, March 30
Good Bellies, Oakland: Mirror Trio
Saturday, March 31
Meridian, San Francisco: Mirror TrioThanks to everyone who have helped us out with gigs, accommodation and hospitality!Also thanks to Norsk Kulturråd and Norsk Jazzforum for financial support!
A Bluefaced People/Kjetil Hanssen tape will be released December 24th.
MOE will open for Nisennenmonai @ BLÅ, Oslo, November 30th!
Upcoming MOE gigs (LP release tour):
September 6th: TBA
September 7th: Hamar, Hamar Teater
Septemer 9th: Stavanger, Tou Scene, split with Antoine Chessex/Valerio Tricoli, Bjerga/Iversen & Skadne Krek
September 12th: Oslo, Revolver, split with André Borgen.
September 29th: TBA
Other upcoming gigs:
September 16th: Guro S. Moe, Oslo TBA
Semptember 30th: Skaset solo. @ Café Oto, London, Sottovoce festival
October 1st: Skaset/S.Moe duo, @ The Nave, London, Sottovoce festival
October 2nd: Guro S. Moe solo, @ The Nave, London, Sottovoce festival
Even though we´re expecting the vinyl of “It pictures” August 2nd, it is possible to by Mp3´s online:
We did our festival Høyt & Lavt again. Thanks to BAM!, SAKA, Astrid Groseth/Monique Cornwell,
Renato Ciunfrini/Enrico Malatesta, Anders Hana, Motsol, BLY featuring Jodi Gilbert, OnGaku2 for making it such a good experience. Maybe Høyt & Lavt will be back sometimes this fall?
MOE just released their first album. Check out the album promo:
The show at Nattjazz was recorderd, and it turned our real good. Maybe you´ll get the chance to hear it one day?
We´ve been busy making music and forgot all about internet. But now we´re back!
CS is now working on:
The new MOE lp/cd. Awesome artwork by Lasse Marhaug!
Mixing Telling Stories about Trees CD.
Waiting for the new Bluefaced People 7″
Mixing a even newer 7″ with Bluefaced People featuring Kjetil Hanssen.
Just recorded hours of music with Art Directors.
The festival “Høyt og Lavt” in June
Booking tours with Bluefaced People, MOE and Telling Stories about trees.
MOE will appear on a TBA compillation.
MOE will perform at Nattjazz
etc. etc, etc
Meanwhile you can read some reviews of SEKSTETT and/or Mirror Trio here:
SEKSTETT record out now! Release party at Ny Music Bergen September 7th.
Jensen/Blancarte/Skase/Moe at Bidrobon, Oslo October 12th.
Jensen/Blancarte duo and Guro S. Moe solo at Sound of Mu, Oslo October 13th.
Telling stories about trees Italian tour, October 26th—-> Booking now!
Gigs will from now on be posted on “gigs” on this website.
A lot of new stuff coming up!
Conradsound presents Høyt og Lavt at Cosmopolite, Soria Moria, 6th & 7th of August. It will feature Fred Frith each night with some of Oslos finest improvisers.
Frode Gjerstad/Dag Erik Knedal Andersen
Art Directors + Fred Frith
Alexander Rishaug & Daniel Meyer Grønvold
22.00: Renato Ciunfrini, Øyvind Storesund and Dag Magnus Narvesen
23.00 Fred Frith, Hild Sofie Tafjord & Paal Nilssen-Love.
Bay/Oslo Mirror Trio is availeble on CD. Just send an email to order.
SEKSTETT, Frode Gjerstad, Lene Grenager, Håvard Skaset, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Børre Mølstad & Guro S. Moe will release their first CD this spring. Release date TBA.
MOE is playing at Nasjonal Jazzscene, Victoria, in Oslo February 20. New material under contruction.
Guro S. Moe and Okkyung Lee duo at Nasjonal Jazzscene March 3. Working on more gigs in Norway/Sweden.
Ikue Mori, Maja Ratkje & Håvard Skaset performs at Nasjonal Jazzscene April 14. Ikue Mori on live video
Jan. 6.: Skaset/Jan. 19.Moe + Renato Ciunfrini and Rekdal/Ahlsen duo at Hausmania, Oslo
Jan. 7.: All Ears Vorspiel:Moe, Aas & Hvizdalek+at MIR, Oslo
Jan. 19.: Sult Performs at Sound Of Mu.
SULT(Guro S. Moe, Jacob Felix Heule, Håvard Skaset & Tony Dryer) will performe at MIR in Oslo today. We have also invited Jon Wesseltoft(Maranata & Thorns)and Kristin Andersen(SPUNK) to perform in two new constellations.
The Snake Decides featuring Jan Bang & Erik Honoré is out on itunes. 7″ comming soon.
Fetveit/Moe/Skaset, Skasm and Basshaters(US)european tour 2009:
20 oct, PRAGUE, brick bar music klub
22 oct, VIENNA, kellerstiege
23 oct, MESTRE, laboratorio villa franchin
24 oct, BOLOGNA, farm
25 oct, RAVENNA, csa spartaco
26 oct, ROME, mads
27 oct, FROSIONE, cantina mediterraneo
28 oct, senigallia?
29 oct, PARMA, veronika club
30 oct, GENOA, milk club
31 oct, Zurich, TBA
1 nov, LIÈGE
2 nov, AMSTERDAM, occii w/ HAIR POLICE
3 nov, RO