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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, American, Danish, German and others too... ;)

Piston Damp - Runaway
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‘Runaway’ – third single from Piston Damp incl. remixes by Die Krupps, Mesh and Substaat

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The Danish/Norwegian duo Piston Damp releases 'Runaway', their third single in six months, following their smash debut 'Something In Me' and the critically acclaimed 'Loose Ends'..

Electro Spectre - The Endless Sky
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New EP from Electro Spectre – ‘The Endless Sky’ incl. remix contest tracks and cartoon video

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Electro Spectre are keeping themselves busy in these quarantined times and follows up their first single of 2021 – ‘A Different Kind Of Love’ –.

Echo Image - Walk My Mind
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Echo Image returns with ‘Walk My Mind’ single after 20 years – including remixes by Apoptygma Berzerk ++

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After a 20 years hiatus Pål-Magnus Rybom decided to revive one of Norway's legendary synthpop acts - Echo Image! Having had great success with their.

Zeromancer - Damned le Monde
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Zeromancer returns after 8 years with ‘Damned le Monde’ single & remixes

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fter an almost eight year hiatus from releasing new music and 15 months after their previous live concert, the Norwegian industrial synth rockers in Zeromancer.

Electro Spectre - A Different Kind Of Love
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‘A Different Kind Of Love’: New single and remix contest from Electro Spectre

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Electro Spectre kicks off 2021 with the release of the single ‘A Different Kind Of Love’, and also announces a remix contest for this.

Strict Machine - Chrome
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Strict Machine: ‘Chrome’ – new and refreshing Norwegian darkwave with tribute to JG Ballard

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For those missing the dark voice of Andrew Eldritch, the mysterious singer of the Norwegian EBM/darkwave act Strict Machine offers a great alternative, probably the.

seigmen---studio-front
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Alex and Kim of Zeromancer / Seigmen / Ljungblut talks about the vinyl box release, corona lockdown, studio work and future plans: 2021 will hopefully be what 2020 wasn’t!

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Alex Møklebust and Kim Ljung had lots of plans for their bands in 2020, but as with everyone else everything changed this year. Earlier this.

Piston Damp - Something In Me
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Piston Damp (Apoptygma Berzerk side-project) debuts with 9-track single ‘Something in me’

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The Danish/Norwegian duo Piston Damp, currently residing in Sarpsborg, Norway, are releasing their debut single on October 16th. .

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Alt-rock band Friksjon releases EP, goes on autumn tour

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The Norwegian alt-rock band Friksjon ("friction") have compiled their first two single releases and two new tracks into an EP, released by Fucking North Pole.

Modulo One - No way to win
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Modulo One releases ‘No Way to Win’ single w/remixes from Kant Kino, Substaat and Subsquare

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Norwegian dark electro band Modulo One released their new dark electro single 'No Way to Win' on September 1st. .

Otto Dix - Autocrator
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Otto Dix releases 10th album ‘Autocrator’

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The St. Petersburg based darkwave band Otto Dix releases their 10th album, named ‘Autocrator’.

Solar Temple - 8'' #44
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Solar Temple releases 8” extremely limited edition vinyl single

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Etch Wear, the small Oslo-based independent record label, are making very custom pressing of their music. Out now is the Solar Temple 8'' single in.

Norwegian Giants - Norwegian Beats, Vol. 1
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Norwegian Giants beats up the summer with weekly album releases

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At the start of July the ‘Norwegian Beats, Vol 1.’ album by Norwegian Giants was releasesd, containing lots of excellent summer chill beats. Then came.

The Sky's Gone Out - Easy Way Out
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‘Easy Way Out’ – new video from The Sky’s Gone Out

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The Sky’s Gone Out, noise-rock w/electronica and goth influences band from Fredrikstad, Norway, have released a video for their latest single ‘Easy Way Out’. The.

Der Eisenberg Sampler - Vol. 10
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Sub Culture Records releases ‘Der Eisenberg Sampler – Vol. 10’

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June 10th saw the release of yet another release of the 'Der Eisenberg Sampler' compilations, this time the 10th edition! It's a joint collaboration between.

Electro Spectre - Stay EP
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Electro Spectre gearing up for a massive 2020 release schedule

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Electro Spectre releases four EPs in 2020, then the album 'Stereo Dreams', and also 12 expanded versions of earlier maxi singles!.

Apoptygma Berzerk - Disarm
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‘Disarm’: Apoptygma Berzerk releases 2nd B-sides and rarities collection

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Exactly a month after the previous release, Apoptygma Berzerk followed up on May 1st with another digital compilation, ‘Disarm – A collection of B-Sides &.

Electro Spectre - When the night falls EP
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Electro Spectre delivers excellent 2nd EP from upcoming album; Alex elaborates on album and music in general

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This week Electro Spectre released the ‘When the night falls’ EP on Crab Key Records in collaboration with Meisel Music, Germany. This was their second.

Apoptygma Berzerk - Faceless Fear (B-Sides & Rarities)
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Nope, this isn’t April fools! Apoptygma Berzerk releases ‘Faceless Fear’ B-sides and rarities collection

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April 1st Apoptygma Berzerk and Pitch Black Drive Productions released the digital release of “Faceless Fear - A collection of B-Sides & Rarities” - read.

Tear Us ApartTear Us Apart - And then
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Tear Us Apart releases compelling singles, album in the making

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During the past months the Norwegian duo Tear Us Apart have released their three first tracks on all major streaming platforms, sounding like homages to.

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