Tag : Norway

Klangkveld #3 and Aéropop Revisited – Bergen, Norway

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Earlier this month independent Bergen-based label Klangkollektivet delivered an evening of film, indie and jazz to ease the city’s music community out of any EKKO fest hangover it may have had. Their annual ‘Klangkveld’ nights provide an opportunity for them to showcase their releases from the year, this 3rd instalment … Read More

EKKO Festival Review PART 2

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Huge praise is due to EKKO for delivering such an incredible line-up for the second Friday of their festival. Being able to create a coherent overall experience through a concise selection of artists – each guaranteed to deliver very different experiences – demonstrates the knowledge and thoughtfulness that goes into … Read More

EKKO Festival Review DAY 1

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A bitterly cold Friday evening last week set the scene for the opening of Bergen’s very own EKKO fest, now in its 11th year. EKKO is held at Østre – “a house for sound-art and electronic music” – an exhibition space with a 250 capacity gig venue upstairs. The size … Read More

Blogs | The Run Up To Christmas

5 years ago / 0 comments

I feel like it’s a bit taboo to criticize your own year abroad. It is essential that you’re having SO MUCH FUN!!! and MEETING SO MANY NEW PEOPLE!!!!! Or else the study abroad police will come, murder you in some viscerally violent way, and post a picture of you on … Read More

Sport | Brede luck next time as Iceland seal place in playoffs

5 years ago / 0 comments

While all English eyes were on Wembley this week as England sealed their place in Brazil next summer, many football fans could be drawn to a less appetising climate this November. Following a 1-1 draw to Norway, Iceland have won over the hearts of fans the world over with a … Read More

Blogs | Norwegian Wood – Time Passes, Things Happen

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Thanks to my last blog, I am now in possession of 700g of marmite, which inevitably has given a whole new perspective on my life here. Whilst it may be getting colder, days are vastly improved by the condiment – spent too much money this week? Barter your way through … Read More

Blogs | Norwegian Wood, The First Month

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Oh Leeds. You were so close, and now you are so far. With your Popina’s. Your delicious, reasonably-priced-miscellaneous-meat-Popinas. And your, er, park bit. Woodland Moor. Oh Woodland Moor (that’s the name). You were once of such close proximity, but now you are a distant memory of mine, lost to the … Read More