Puppets and Toys (Fête de la musique version)

Fête de la musique, also known as Music Day, is an annual celebration of music which takes place on 21 June. On Music Day the citizens are urged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces and parks. This year we were invited to play some tracks together with our friends in 1bisHill... Continue Reading →

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Croix-Rousse – A song made entirely on the Monologue and the Octatrack

I finally decided which new synth I wanted to include in the family. I was looking for a small analogue with great bass sounds, a keyboard, and that was lightweight. The choice fell on the Korg Monologue. I'm so impressed with what this small synth can do! Limitations sparks new ideas This time we had... Continue Reading →

About the song “Where do we go?”

These lazy summer days I'm reading Naomi Klein's "No is not enough - Defeating the New Shock Politics". Klein's book opens with a description of where and how she got the news that Donald Trump had won the election. She was in a meeting on the other side of the globe, in Australia. And she... Continue Reading →

Making music as a couple

The first thing anyone comments after I tell them I make music with my husband is: "Oh, that sounds so nice to do together as a couple". Yes, it is really nice. We're often wondering why not more spouses form bands? As a husband and wife, living together for many years, you are already a... Continue Reading →

The day we switched instruments

A cold, freezing evening in January. Static electricity from all that wool we have to wear these days was a potentially lethal combination with all our knobs and sliders. Living i Norway, we had barely seen sunlight since October. We were out of ideas and inspiration. Our cat was grumpy from staying indoors, and so... Continue Reading →

The making of a Tic Tic song

On sunday the 23th of August I wake up to a video in my newsfeed of syrian refugees being shot at with teargas at the macedonian border. Children are crying, and the images show total despair. Meanwhile, in Norway, there is an ongoing election-campaign. Our Minister of finance, Siv Jensen, is urging our country´s municipalities... Continue Reading →

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