Northermost Trolley in the World
The ever expanding pilota guide to trolleys last weekend went to Murmansk in the far north of Russia to check out the northermost trolleynetwork in the world.
New phonophani album out now
RCD 2039 – Phonophani: Oak or Rock
This is the third Phonophani album, the second for Rune Grammofon.
"The title ”Oak or Rock” refers to mysterious connections between material things, and the album is all about rediscovering the great mystery of music. Through dissecting the sound of ordinary or ”real” instruments such as cello, vibraphone, guitars, trumpets and the human voice and dissolving melodies into their elementary particles, Espen Sommer Eide seeks to excavate the ”ur” music itself. Instruments are often sampled and manipulated using software designed and made by himself, being a keen programmer who prefers this to the so-called industry standards, giving the album a personal and unique sound. Maja Ratkje and Nicholas H. Møllerhaug have also contributed with voice and cello on oak or rock."