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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... ;)

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Alphaville live in Norway – concert and interview: ‘The most bizarre show? Lebanon, we saw a toy shop, with a Mickey Mouse figure outside, full of bullet holes’

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November 30th we were a gang of friends going to Sundvolden Hotel, 45 mins out of Oslo, spending the night at the hotel, having both.

Beranek - Oscillator Orkester
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New EP from Beranek: “Oscillator Orkester” – a refreshing mix of orchestral electronics and Bowie tributes

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The multi talented Norwegian musician Espen Beranek Holm released the surprisingly varied EP "Oscillator Orkester" was released last week, accompanied by several videos. .

Mental Exile - Renegades (video)
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Mental Exile debuts blood filled video for ‘Renegades’

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Mental Exile, the solo project of Damasius Venys from Mondträume, debuted a brand new music video for the track 'Renegades' on YouTube today..

Seigmen - vinyl box-set
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Seigmen crowdfunding exceeds all expectations – 102% funded in just 4 days!

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Seigmen released five classic albums between 1992 and 1997, but only on CD, not vinyl. Until now!.

Apoptygma Berzerk - Nein Danke!
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Apoptygma Berzerk releases “Nein Danke!” EP – get the first two tracks today

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The time has come for a new APOP release in the form of an EP titled “Nein Danke!”, including three brand new tracks; “Atom &.

Glenn Main - Back 2 Basics
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Glenn Main goes back to his roots, releases ‘Back 2 basics’ album on vinyl

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Norwegian synthwave artist Glenn Main, also known from his band Argh and a semifinalist at Norway’s Got Talent, just released his 9th solo album 'Back.

Ljungblut - Et ørlite håp så stort
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Another surprise single premiere from Ljungblut, just days before exclusive concerts

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange/ Karisma Records press release) Ljungblut are releasing the single “Et ørlite håp så stort”, a song written after.

Apoptygma Berzerk - SDGXXV
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A peek behind the scenes with Apoptygma Berzerk and collaborators about the making of ‘SDGXXV’

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Apoptygma Berzerk are still celebrating their 25th anniversary for their debut album 'Soli Deo Gloria', this time by releasing a reworked edition named 'SDGXXV'. .

Schnodig - Et rop om hjelp
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Schnodig releases second album “Et rop om hjelp”

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The Norwegian synth-pop trio Schnodig just released their follow-up "Et rop om hjelp" ("A call for help"), much in the same genre and spirit as.

Mental Exile - Excile Nights
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Interview: Mondträume singer about his Mental Exile solo project

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As Side-Line reported late November last year, Damasius Venys, singer of the cult synth pop band Mondträume, released the first EP from his new solo.

Apoptygma Berzerk - Live (Krichan Wihlborg - Underground Photo)
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Apoptygma Berzerk announces Oslo concert for August 2019

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(By our Norwegian correspondent Jan Ronald Stange. All photos by Krichan Wihlborg, Underground Photo) A week after their successful concert at the Brewhouse in Gothenburg,.

Electro Spectre - 2018 Studio Sessions Bonus Tracks (front)
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Electro Spectre signs 15 year contract, releases bonus tracks with a brand new song

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Electro Spectre announced this week that they have signed a contract for the next 15 years with the major music company and publishing house Meisel.

The Sky's Gone Out - Easy Way Out (front)
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The Sky’s Gone Out releases ‘Easy Way Out’ single – premieres here today

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The Sky's Gone Out is back with the new single titled "Easy Way Out", this track having a more rock’n’roll kind of mood than the.

Beranek - Sound of danger
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Beranek: “Sound of danger” – concert and interview at Kulturhuset, Oslo, Oct. 25th 2018

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Two weeks ago the 'Laboratoriet' stage at Kulturhuset in Oslo was the venue for Beranek playing his 1981 debut album 'Sound of danger' in full,.

Ljungblut - Villa Carlotta 5959
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Ljungblut: “Villa Carlotta 5959” premiere – stream it here two days before release

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The sixth album from Ljungblut are set for release November 2nd 2018, and will the first album with distribution outside Norway. The album will be.

Electro Spectre - A Man Made Sun
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Electro Spectre: “A Man-Made Sun” album release interview

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On October 19<sup>th</sup> Isak Rypdal and Alexander Bjørneboe of Electro Spectre returns with their 5th studio album titled 'A Man-Made Sun', a much anticipated album.

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Double interview: Alex Møklebust (Zeromancer/Seigmen) and Stephan Groth (Apoptygma Berzerk) about remixing

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SnifferGod, aka Alex Møklebust from Zeromancer and Seigmen, produced one of the best remixes of the 20-something tracks for the Electro Spectre remix contest. With.

WANT/ed - Peace EP (2018)
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WANT/ed and SoftWave singer releases new EP “Peace”

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The Kaliningrad based Russian electro pop band WANT/ed have had several collaborations with other Baltic and Scandinavian bands and artists the recent years, and on.

Ljungblut - Hasselblad
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Ljungblut premieres music video for “Hasselblad”

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Ljungblut, the 3rd band of Kim Ljung (Zeromancer, Seigmen) are releasing their 6th album November 2., and a single from the album, "Hasselblad", were release.

Electro Spectre - The way you love - The Remix Contest
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Electro Spectre remix contest – the results are in, the winning tracks are out!

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Late this summer the Norwegian electro-pop band Electro Spectre announced a remix contest for their latest single "The way you love", and the results are.

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