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    Steal Yr Face: Oslo Psych Fest Interview

    For the second time Oslo Psych Fest will take over the city and bring people a mix of psychedelic sounds from all over the world. This years they expanded and will have stages at both Vulkan and Pokalen (plus a pre and after party at Revolver). The festival will take place between the 4th and […] …

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    Sun Ra Arkestra in Oslo: Photo Gallery

    The spirit of Sun Ra was most definitely proceeding over events at the packed Victoria Jazz Scene when his band of interplanetary disciples took to the stage to re-imagine, re-invent and reproduce his galactic symphonies. Bad Sounds photographer Karim Mansour was there to capture the magic. All Sun Ra Arkestra photos by Karim Mansour. Victoria […] …

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    THE PYRAMID OF COLOURS: SUN RA ARKESTRA LIVE IN OSLO

    “The music is different here, the vibrations are different, not like planet earth” Long ago I walked up to the foot of the pyramid of Dashur. I managed to climb and descend into the burial chamber: two small rooms partitioned by an opening no taller than a man. In the other room a group of […] …

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    Bad Sounds Øya Festival Photos

    So Øya were nice enough to give us a photo pass to be able to hang up front with the real photographers and take some pictures. Sadly I bought a cheap Nikon camera the day before the festival and found out quickly the camera was a total piece of shit. Still, with a ton of […] …

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    Steal Yr Face: Blow Out 2014

    Here are two (separate) interviews we did with the two talented drummers responsible for the Blow Out Festival this year. Ståle Liavik Solberg and Paal Nilssen-Love both have been heavily invested in Konsertforeninga for years now, and can be seen around town playing gigs all year long. Next week they fill Mir to the brim […] …

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    BS Guide To Øya: See and Avoid

    Finally it’s time for another edition of the Øya Festival in little ol’ Oslo. Despite what you might think, Bad Sounds generally has a good time at Øya and we will be there again this year. For 2014, Øya have moved to the area known as Tøyen. Tøyen has been neglected by politicians for decades, […] …

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AN INFERNO IN INDIA

Apr 22 • 218 Views • No Comments

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 this case) but the most …

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ADVENTURES OF THE BOLE BAJAJ

AHMED! AHMED!!! AAAAAHMED!!! AAAHMEEEED!!!!! “Can you keep the fucking noise down please! I paid money to sleep at this hotel and I …

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Bad Sounds Radio # 11: Øya edition

Jul 31 • 118 Views • No Comments

It’s time once again for the Øya Festival in Oslo. Here are 10 tracks to get you in the mood for a week of fun in the sun. The festival already starts on Tuesday! …

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Bad Sounds Radio # 10: Captain Beefheart

For no particular reason, lets honor one of the true original greats: Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart. Here are Bad …

Jul 8 • 127 Views

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