• Comedian Doug Stanhope at home in Bisbee, Arizona

    Doug Stanhope: the Jekyll and Hyde interview

    Comedy is a dark art, best practised late at night, long after the cocktail hour. As a result, comedians don’t tend to be morning people, and Doug Stanhope is no exception. When Bad Sounds calls him at his home in Bisbee, Arizona (population 5575), it’s 6pm in Oslo and 9am over there. Stanhope is starting […] …

  • Radio Birdman in Adelaide, South Australia, November 2014 - Photo by Anne Laurent

    Radio Birdman take wing again

    For many years it seemed as though Australia’s Radio Birdman would be one of the few great influential bands that would never reunite. Following their breakup in 1978, Birdman’s reputation only grew in their homeland and in Europe. In 1996 the reunion happened, and their legend was not tarnished. They played sporadically over the next […] …

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    Stoner Fashionistas`s Roadburn, Day III

    Day II: Here’s my 2 cents from Roadburn day II, not that know if they’re worth 2 cents, but at least 2 tokens: We were shopping around for shows for some time without really feeling it; it was fun to check out Der weg einer freihet because everywhere we turned all you could pick up […] …

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    Stoner Fashionista´s Roadburn 2015 Diary, pt. I

    Day I: Some quick thoughts on the way down: 1. Føkk Wardruna. Fucking no, man, wannabe Sami jazz emo shait. More exited about The Heads, or should i say PSYCHed, erm, heh. Note to self: only for domestic flights can you be at the airport 40 minutes before take-off. Dutch trains are very confusing. 2. […] …

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    THE RAMEN DIARIES

    Mr. Momofuku Ando, we salute you! Growing up in Asia, any student will shed tears of nostalgia when walking through the supermarket shelves and spotting instant ramen packets. They were the staple of most of our childhood. Rushing home from school after a packed day of activities knowing that dinner was at least 3-4 hours […] …

  • The Sadies, Hulen, Bergen, 2011

    The Sadies – “You’re going to jail with no fucking teeth!”

    Dallas Good of The Sadies, Canada’s finest band since The Band, talks to Bad Sounds about threatening bouncers, broken bones, working with Neil Young, Garth Hudson and Jon Spencer, the influence of Lenny Kaye and taking 41 years to make an album with his family. Cover photo: The Sadies, Hulen, Bergen, 2011 Words and photos […] …

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BAD SOUNDS GUIDE TO KOLMANSKOP, NAMIBIA

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Having driven for hours upon hours on roads swept with sand, dusty settlements, wild horses and the occasional living being, we arrived at the ghost town of Kolmanskop …

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AN INFERNO IN INDIA

Procrastination has to be one of the merits of vacations, that deep seated knowledge that it truly can wait until tomorrow (or 2 months in …

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Stoner Fashionistas`s Roadburn, Day III

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Day II: Here’s my 2 cents from Roadburn day II, not that know if they’re worth 2 cents, but at least 2 tokens: We were shopping around for shows for some …

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Why I Hate Punk

Being a music writer in Norway ain‘t no vacation. It occurred to me the other day, that if an honest review of an …

Apr 2 • 323 Views

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