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Sometimes - when I'm not cooking, biking, listening to music or attending concerts, I write stuff for side-line.com. Mostly about Norwegian bands, but it's been some Russian, Swedish, English and others too... ;)

WANT/ed - Nothing To Fear-front
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WANT/ed releases ‘Nothing To Fear’ digital EP w/Swedish collaborators

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The Russian electronic band WANT/ed continues their collaborations across the Baltic Sea when releasing their new digital EP 'Nothing to fear'. This time with the.

Model 1 presents a tribute to Depeche Mode
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Model1 releases Depeche Mode tribute album

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Isak Rypdal, producer, keyboard player and one half of the Norwegian synth-pop act Electro Spectre, has as his other persona Model1 recorded a tribute album to.

ARGH - Wonderful Life (video)
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ARGH releases “Wonderful life”, Black tribute video

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange) Synthpop band ARGH from Tønsberg, Norway, just released a tribute music video to the Black song “Wonderful Life”,.

Bel Canto live @ Øyafestivalen, Oslo, Norway, August 9th 2017
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Bel Canto live review and Anneli Drecker interview

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange) After walking through the pouring rain towards Tøyenparken and the opening day of the 2017 edition of the Øyafestivalen.

Electro Spectre - Been Too Long
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Electro Spectre releases ‘Been Too Long’ EP and remix bundle

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  (By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange) ‘Been Too Long’, the new EP and remix bundle from the Norwegian electro synth-poppers Electro Spectre, was.

Komputergirl -POLARPOP [2017]
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Electronica artist Komputergirl releases debut album POLARPOP

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange. Photo + MUA: Pernille Jensen. Hair: IcyDreads.) Komputergirl´s debut album “POLARPOP” narrates a metaphysical voyage through different planes.

iEuropean - Into the unknown
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iEuropean releases debut album ‘Into The Unknown’

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange) The People’s Electric, record label founded in 2016 by Jon ‘Jonteknik’ Russell, are releasing iEuropean’s debut album ‘Into.

Langsomt Mot Nord - front
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Norwegian synth/folk project Langsomt Mot Nord crowdfunds 4 LP vinyl remasters box set

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange) Langsomt Mot Nord (Slowly Toward (the) North/Slowly Northward, LMN) was a Norwegian synth/folk project that released three albums.

Mortiis - The Great Corrupter (CD cover)
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Mortiis releases remix album and announces UK tour

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange. Band photo by Sebastian Ludvigsen) As a followup to last year’s long-­awaited ‘The Great Deceiver’ album, the Norwegian.

Jonteknik - Skylines
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“Skylines” – a musical journey through Europe by Jonteknik

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[By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange] Jonteknik, the electronic project by Jon Russel, just released their 5th album ‘Skylines’. It’s described as “a soundtrack.

WVM - Sown
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WVM releases single “Sown” – promising retro for the future

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[By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange] It’s not too often we get new and exiting electronic music from the western part of the American.

Komputergirl - House of Ra [2016]
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Komputergirl releases “House of Ra” remix compilation for MS fundraiser

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Norwegian electronica artist Komputergirl releases the single “House of Ra” for MS fundraiser w/ eight tracks of psytrance, IDM, electro, dubstep, industrial and ambient remixes..

Apoptygma Berzerk - Exit Popularity Contest
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Stephan Groth of Apoptygma Berzerk on Spotify vs. vinyl, his inspirations and the new alter ego ♠TP

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An extensive interview with Stephan Groth of Apoptygma Berzerk, about the Exit Popularity Contest album release, the story behind the latest releases, and of course.

COVENANT - THE BLINDING DARK [album 2016]
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Covenant: “The Blinding Dark” – release interview and tour updates

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Joakim Montelius of Covenant talks about the 9th studio album "The Blinding Dark", and what inspired them to take a step out of their apolitical.

Apoptygma Berzerk - Exit Popularity Contest
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Apoptygma Berzerk: Exit Popularity Contest – reinvention by going back to the roots

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After releasing three 12” EPs of instrumental tracks the last couple of years, the new Apoptygma Berzerk album “Exit Popularity Contest” compile these alongside a.

Ljungblut - Ikke alle netter er like sorte (Tempelhof)
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Ljungblut releases “Ikke alle netter er like sorte” album – interview with Kim Ljung

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Side-Line met up with Kim Ljung at Haugarock, Tønsberg, talking about the new Ljungblut album. .

Model1 - The Vocoders Strikes Back (CD Limited Edition)
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Electro Spectre label Crab Key Records releases album from the brand new project Model1

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The new project led by producer Isak Rypdal will present raw electronic music in the same ways as Electro Spectre, although focus is set to.

Covenant to release new 'The Blinding Dark' album on CD, 2CD and vinyl - pre-orders available now!
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‘Sound Mirrors’, the new Covenant single out now on vinyl and CD – order your copy here !

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Covenant's new single 'Sound Mirrors', gives us a first impression of their forthcoming album 'The Blinding Dark', and for the first time ever, the Swedes.

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New Norwegian electronica project KIST releases debut album ‘Musickist’

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The Norwegian electronica project KIST is the collaboration between the producer Isak Rypdal and the singer Christine Litle, releasing their debut album summer of 2016..

Silent Wave - War (video)
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Video premiere: “War” by Silent Wave

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The Swedish electropop band Silent Wave released their latest single in late May, and are now ready with the music video for "War". .

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