News

MoE 3 will be released on Fysisk Format September 19th(Norway) and October 12th internationally. Cover design by Lasse Marhaug.

Release tour TBA!

The new MoE album will be out on Fysisk Format in September. Read more here.

Preview a track here:

New Bluefaced People tape to be released 4th of July 2014.

MoE/The Observatory Transition Tour!


Sult will be recording and touring in Norway May 23rd-June 9th, get in touch for open dates.

NOXAGT/MoE/Aiming For Enrike at Blitz Mai 10th.

MoE/The Observatory split tour in South East Asia . Booking shows in Singapore/Malaysia/Indonesia/Vietnam etc. Get in touch for open dates!

Another Bluefaced People tape in the making!

MoE recording new material in Athletic Sound, Halden.

MoE/Next Life @ Blitz, Oslo, February 19th

Conradsound is now @ bandcamp. Money will roll right in!

MoE will be touring Japan February 1st-7th. Get in touch if you have contacts.

All Ears Coming up 9th.-12th January.

Wrapping up 2013. Getting ready for lots of new adventures

New 7″ ready for shipping

Lots of new reviews here.

Check out the new Oslo-label Meddle Records . Very nice solo record by Håvard Volden(guitar and electronics) out now.  Support independent music!

Thank you Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic & Poland!

 See you next time!

 

Oslo Janus release tour 2013

01/11  Bologna, @ Freak out, Italy
02/11 Carpi, @ Ekidna, Italy
03/11 Bistrica ob Sotli, @ Klub Metulj, Slovenia
04/11 Ljubljana, @ Menza Pri Koritu, Slovenia
05/11  Novi Sad, @ Ck13, Serbia 
06/11 Vienna, @ Fluc!, Austria
07/11 Budapest, @ MUSZI, Hungary
08/11 TBA
09/11 MoE @ Music Unlimited, Wels,  Austria
10/11 Wroclaw, @ Pod Pałacykiem, Poland
11/11 TBA
12/11 Zielona Góra, @ Zielona Jadlodajnia, Poland
13/11  Poznan, @ Cafe Miesna, Poland
14/11 Brno, @ Boro Klub, Czech Republic
15/11 Oslo @ BLÅ, Norway

New MoE album out November 1st! Recorded in Oslo, mixed by Jacob Felix Heule in San Francisco. Cover design by Lasse Marhaug. Release tour starts November 1st in Bologna, Italy! Tour schedule tba.

MoE will be touring North-Italy/Slovenia/Austria/Germany/Poland November 1st- 15th. Get in touch for dates!

Sult tours Italy/Serbia/Slovenia/Croatia!

9-10: TBA

11: Faenza @ Clandestino

12: Genova @ TBA

13: Torino @ Velvet Club

14: Trento @ Campo Marzio

15: Rovereto

16: Venezia @ Punto Croce

17: ???

18: Novi Sad, Serbia @ TBA

19: Subotica, Serbia @ Studio 11

20: Temerin, Serbia @ Flying Dutchman

21: Belgrade, Serbia @ Panic Room Zica

22: Zabok, Croatia @ Zelena dvorana / Green Room

23: Maribor, Slovenia @ Gustaf Pekarna

24: ???

25: Jesi @ TNT

26: Napoli @ 76A

27: Salerno @ Ferro 3

28: Avellino @ Godot Art Cafe

29: Latina @ Circolo Hemingway

30: Roma @ TBA

Get in touch for the TBA’s!

Norment/Skaset/Vårdal releases “Toll” September 9th on Prisma Records 

SULT tour booking now! Italy, Slovenia and Serbia coming up September 8th-30th.

Get in touch for more info! Tour schedule TBA.

Also Booking: MoE Europe in November!

MoE teams up with some of their favorite Norwegian bands at Fysisk Format

Label Night at John Dee August 17th. It´s Arabrot´s release party. So come on out!

…And the 24th we´ll do another show at Blitz. Guess it´s the last Oslo show for a while, but

it will sure be good to be back at Blitz!

MoE performes at Polyføkt. Great new noise festival in Oslo runned by some excellent people!

MoE contributes to Bransjevelter #8 by Fysisk Format

MoE @ No sleep ´til Stein og Jord festival June 27th (Oslo)

MoE @ Blitz June 22nd (Oslo)

KfJc Live From the Devil´s Triangle features Mirror Trio and the track 27. March. The compilation also contains solo acts by Bill Orcutt and Dave Douglas among others.

New Gjerstad/Skaset/Tafjord/Mølstad/Moe album out soon.
Buy digital download from Subradar now!
 
 
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, Guanajuato
22.05.13 MoE | Bonequi  @   Foro Escénico, Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro
23.05.13  MoE | Bonequi @ Arte a 360 Grados, Tlaxcala
24.05.13 MoE | Bonequi | Par Ásito 5000 @ Casa Babel , Guadalajara
26.05.13 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)
22/4 TBA
23/04 Rome (Angelo Mai)
24/04 TBA25/04 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
4/3 Madison @ Audio for the Arts
4/4 Ann Arbor @ house show
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! 
 
 

MOE + The Observatory Norway tour!

We are proud to be touring with the band The Observatory from Singapore.

The list below will be our main gigs, but stay tuned for several other shows in Oslo, Hamar and Bergen!

This will be our release tour for our new single. So you better not miss this!

24.november @ Mølla, Kristiansand
25.november @  Consul80, Stavanger
28.november @ Hamar Teater, Hamar
3.desember @  Chateau Neuf, Oslo
 

Lyttekunst by Tom Løberg Hovinbøle will soon be released @ Marhaug forlag Guro S. Moe performes both in Oslo & Trondheim

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.

 

US West coast tour with SULT in March.

Several other shows also confirmed!

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 Trio
Thanks 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!

August 24th:

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

July 28th:
Even though we´re expecting the vinyl of “It pictures” August 2nd, it is possible to by Mp3´s online:

June 22nd:
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:
It Pictures – MOE from conrad sound on Vimeo.
The show at Nattjazz was recorderd, and it turned our real good. Maybe you´ll get the chance to hear it one day?
April 19th:
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:
By Ken Waxman & Jazzworld

By Freejazz blog

By Examiner

By Auxiliary Out

By Soundofmusic 

By Impropozycja

And listen to this great radio program:

99 Minutes Program 07 101101 Huddersfield by MIC Norway

August 22:
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!
August 2:
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.
August 6h:
21.00:
Frode Gjerstad/Dag Erik Knedal Andersen
22.00:
Art Directors + Fred Frith

 

August 7h:

21.00:
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.
January 25:
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
January 5:
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.
November 20:
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.
November 2:
The Snake Decides featuring Jan Bang & Erik Honoré is out on itunes. 7″ comming soon.

 

October 20:

 

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

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