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Barry Kavanagh writes fiction, and has made music, formerly with Dacianos. Contact him here.
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Well, this time there was only one Chinese musician: Li Tie Qiao. The other two were Norwegians, Kai...

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This evening, 50 people gathered in the bar I manage in Oslo, Sound of Mu on Markveien in...

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"Grünerløkka has, over the last few years, grown into a lively district of the city, full of exciting...

My sister Jean writes poetry. Here's an autobiographical poem she wrote about her visit to me here in...

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This week I introduced yet another band to the Norwegian public. Morning Bride are an American/British 5-piece based...

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I always hoped this would happen! Nils Økland, hardingfiddle player, came to our little place and played a...

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Solveig Slettahjell Slow Motion Quintet Pixiedust (Curling Legs, 2005) An album of straightforward jazz songs sung by a...

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More recommended Norwegian music from the 2000s! As I stated in part 1, Norway may have its fair...

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Two more selections from Norway's recent past, emphasising original and special music. The White Birch Star is just...

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For those of you who still think of Norway as a cultural and musical backwater with nothing to...