Man playing strings on a pole. Cultivating errors with magnifying glass. Obstructing beauty, encountering distortion, embracing ugliness.
The Norwegian guitarist Håvard Skaset has been transcending musical borders in countless collaborations spanning from noise, sound based improv to noise rock. A dedicated artist from the Norwegian experimental music scene, whose work is a mix between raw primal sounds and the use of instrumental skills rather than effects.
Apart from his solo work, Skaset’s main focus is the acoustic noise group SULT and the noise rock band MoE.
His long-term connection to California has resulted in several releases and US tours with groups like Bay/Oslo Mirror Trio and SULT.
His discography contains electric as well as acoustic releases with musicians such as Frode Gjerstad, Hild Sofie
With Ikue Mori & Maja Ratkje
With Camille Norment and Vegar Vårdal
Solo + Duo in Mexico City