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BALLROGG CABIN MUSIC HUBROCD2515
Released on Hubro, 11th May 2012




International album reviews, "Cabin Music":
2012.10.01 - This is panoramic music (Jazzwise/UK)
2012.05.29 - The rustic minimalism of Norwegian trio Ballrogg (Chicago Reader/USA)
2012.05.29 - For folk med en svaghed for eksperimenterende instrumental musik er Ballrogg anbefalelsesværdig (Jazznyt/DENMARK)

2012.05.25 - With their brilliant new album, Cabin Music, you'll actually want to go out and tell as many friends as possible (Jazzwrap/USA)
2012.05.09 - Cabin Music is dreamy and ethereal, but also eerie, with an element of mystery (Foxy Digitalis/USA)

2012.05.06 - It may well damage your frame of mind but that's a small price to pay for something this intruiging (Incendiary/UK)

2012.05.06 - Spänningsfylld och klangrikt (Tidningen Ljusnan/SWEDEN)

2012.05.02 - Naturalistiska vibbar (Tidningen Kulturen/SWEDEN)

2012.05.01 - Refreshingly free of self-indulgence (Textura/CANADA)
2012.04.17 - Minimalistiskt muller från underjorden (ib2/SWEDEN)
4/5
2012.03.26 - Now if jazz would be more like this chamber orchestra, I'd be all for it. (TOKAFI/GERMANY)


Norwegian album reviews, "Cabin Music":
2012.06.09 - This trio sounds great! (Wyatt And Stuff/NORWAY)
2012.06.04 - Sterk norsk nytenkning (Aftenposten/NORWAY) 5/6
2012.05.15 - En helt unik organisme (Side2/Nettavisen/NORWAY) 5/6
2012.05.12 - Ein annan dåm (Dagsavisen/NORWAY)


Interviews, articles:
2012.05.15 - Interview with Ivar Grydeland (Bergens Tidende/NORWAY)
2012.05.12 - Interview with Ivar Grydeland (Laagendalsposten/NORWAY)

Concerts reviews:
2012.03.19 - Stor verdenslyd (Akershus Amtstidende/NORWAY)

Radio playlists, "Cabin Music":
2012.10.14 - Quiet Space (ABC Radio NationalAUSTRALIA)
2012.10.02 - Mixed Marriage (89.7 Eastside FM/AUSTRALIA)
2012.07.02 - Klanghorizonte (DLF/GERMANY)
2012.06.24 - Jazz Spezial am Sonntag (Radio Dreyeckland 102,3 mhz/GERMANY)
2012.06.20 - Basement Jazz (M945/GERMANY)
2012.06.07 - NOWJazz (SWR2/GERMANY)
2012.05.29 - Riding the Norse Horse (WMBR 88.1 FM/USA)
2012.05.06 - Daily Planet (ABC Radio National/AUSTRALIA)
2012.04.20 - The Sound Projector Radio Show (Resonance 104.4 FM/UK)
2012.04.20 - Generation BiP HOp (Jet FM La radio curieuse/91.2 FM/FRANCE)
2012.04.17 - Mixed Marriage (89.7 Eastside FM/AUSTRALIA)
2012.04.15 - Generation BiP HOp (Radio Grenouille/88.8 FM/FRANCE)
2012.04.12 - Radio SOM#28 (Soundofmusic/SWEDEN)

2012.03.29 - Radio SOM#27 (Soundofmusic/SWEDEN)





BALLROGG INSOMNIA BLGCD010
Released on Bolage, 25th January 2010



International album reviews, "Insomnia":
05.11.2010 - Nyttig och nödvändig. (Lira/SWEDEN)
18.08.2010 - Quality, subtlety, and naturalness. (Foxy Digitalis/USA) 8/10
04.06.2010 - A massive core and an incandescent aura (Chicago Reader/USA)
28.05.2010 - Ballrogg har den rätta fingertoppskänslan för att skapa sömnlösa och sprakande ljudlandskap. (Soundofmusic/SWEDEN)
10.05.2010 - Cinematic landscapes (All About Jazz/USA)

19.03.2010 - Unique Norwegian duo. (Downtown Music Gallery/USA)


Norwegian album reviews, "Insomnia":
01.04.2010 - Improvisasjonsmusikk som er mektig og lavmælt på en gang (Jazznytt/NORWAY)
08.02.2010 - Improvisert mangfold (Aftenposten/NORWAY) 5/6
03.02.2010 - Lavmælt støyjazz skaper enorm energi (Bergens Tidende/NORWAY) 5/6
02.02.2010 - Ei musikalsk retning og et musikalsk landskap de er helt aleine om (Nettavisen/NORWAY) 5/6
30.01.2010 - Melodisk, enkel, kunstnarisk og vakker (Dagsavisen/NORWAY)
26.01.2010 - Samtidsmusikk for de kresne (Adressa/NORWAY) 4/6

Concerts reviews:
12.02.2010 - A very fine concert (Robert Wyatt, Blog/NORWAY)
12.02.2010 - Oppfinnsom, moden og sterk (Bergens Tidende/NORWAY)

Radio playlists, "Insomnia":
29.07.2010 - Late Junction (BBC Radio 3/UK)
25.05.2010 - Late Junction (BBC Radio 3/UK)
18.03.2010 - Harald Are Lund (NRK P3/NORWAY)



BALLROGG BALLROGG
BLGCD003

Released on Bolage, 10th March 2008



International album reviews, "Ballrogg":

28.10.2008 - [...] a conception that strives for beauty without ever touching on anything conventionally lyrical. (Cadence/USA)
25.06.2008 - Do their heroes proud. (Foxy Digitalis/USA) 6/10
02.06.2008 - This is an excellent debut. (Bagatellen/USA)
11.04.2008 - Well-matched and consistently inspired throughout. Superbly recorded as well. (Downtown Music Gallery/USA)

Concerts previews and intervíews, US Tour 2008:
02.04.2008 - From the Depths. (Washington Post Express/USA)
27.03.2008 - Norwegian Jazz Alert. (Washington City Paper/USA)
25.03.2008 - Ballrogg (Free Times/USA)

Norwegian album reviews, "Ballrogg":
09.06.2008 - Utsøkt og fantasifull kammerjazz (Nordlys/NORWAY) 4/6
30.03.2008 - Eit vakkert album (Dagsavisen/NORWAY)
18.03.2008 - Gode tradisjonsutviklere (Aftenposten/NORWAY) 5/6
18.03.2008 - Nakent, sårbart og gjennomsiktig (Avisa Nordland/NORWAY) 4/6
12.03.2008 - Lyrisk kaos (Bergens Tidende/NORWAY) 5/6
11.03.2008 - Originale samtaler (Nettavisen/NORWAY) 4/6

Radio playlists, "Ballrogg":
19.02.2008 - Musikkredaksjonen (NRK P2/NORWAY)
08.02.2009 - Frokostblanding (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
17.09.2008 - Avant (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
21.08.2008 - Nattjazz (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
17.08.2008 - Frokostblanding (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
18.07.2008 - Nattjazz (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
17.07.2008 - Avant (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
06.07.2008 - Nordic Music Special WKCR July 6th (WKCR 89.9 FM - New York/USA)
29.06.2008 - Hett og Aktuelt (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
20.06.2008 - Avant (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
24.05.2008 - Lett og Svingende (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
19.04.2008 - Lett og Svingende (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
17.04.2008 - Harald Are Lund (NRK P3/NORWAY)
13.04.2008 - Sound of Surprise (WPFW-FM - Washington DC/USA)
07.04.2008 - Nattjazz (NRK Jazz/NORWAY)
27.03.2008 - Harald Are Lund (NRK P3/NORWAY)
27.03.2008 - The Crump (Chicago Reader Unofficial Music Podcast/USA)