Interview with German improviser Peter Brötzmann. Shot before a gig at Kongsberg Jazz Festival.
The Subradar staff would just like to thank all followers, music lovers and connoisseurs for their interest and support in 2016. We are looking forward to 2017 with plenty of enthusiasm and we hope to spread the word about improvised and experimental music even further. For those of you seeking the christmas spirit, please refer to our Subradar Superdeal campaign when shopping, and we will charge you an additional 20%:) (the staff needs their christmas dinner) Finally we would like to wish everyone a merry christmas!
5 Q & A with Nakama founder and manager Christian Meaas Svendsen
Established in 2015 and based in Oslo, the new label Nakama records has been working at a fearless pace publishing albums and gaining new ground in a territory that already has plenty of established outlets. Captain of the ship so to speak is musician and bass player Christian Meaas Svendsen, although the label is organized as a musician’s collective based around the members of the ensemble bearing the same name as the label. We asked him about the same questions as we gave Andreas Meeland in February, and got... read more
The Necks 4-disc live box set "Athenaeum, Homebush", will soon be available. As the only digital outlet for their music, subradar is very happy to present this.
Also Norwegian Label Nakama Records’ are publishing their fifth release. Featuring the violin duo Jinchūriki consisting of young Norwegian wonder boys Håkon Aase and Adrian Løseth Waade is set for release August 29th.
The vast FMR catalogue is now almost complete, but there are still a number of new arrivals still to come, keep an eye out for new albums!
The latest addition to the subradar label rooster is... read more
It might not be a well known fact, but there is a substantial amount of contemporary composed music at subradar. This weekend we try and put the spotlight on some of the labels and composers of the genre. We are especially happy to be working with the Austrian Kairos label, and great Norwegian labels Simax, Aurora and +3b to name a few.
Just a brief hello from us at subradar before the christmas season and the new year. We just want to thank all our old and costumers for support and enthusiasm over the last year. We will have even more great new releases lined up for 2016 so please stay tunes.
For those seeking the christmas spirit we can warmly recommend this brand new album by Sheriffs of Nothingness:
Silent night at the crooked forest
As a part of two annivsreiary box sets for Stichting WIG recordings. The albums "Gawky Stride" with the Ab Baars trio and "Galina U" with the Queen Mab Trio are now available outside their boxes on for the first time. Take the opportunity to listen and get a copy of these two great recordings as a first outside the box set in digital form. Enjoy!!
Helen Petts is an artist film-maker who often works with musicians. Since 2007 she has helped guitarist John Russell run his Mopomoso series of free improvisation evenings at London’s Vortex. Her YouTube channel “helentonic” (see link below) is a fabulous resource, featuring films of performances by many improvisers including Lol Coxhill, Evan Parker, Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Sylvia Hallett, Gino Robair, Akio Suzuki, Roger Turner and Adam Bohman.
“I’m interested in exploring the moment when a sound is created,” says artist film-maker Helen Petts. “I started filming musicians... read more
We are happy to say that most of the Mikroton recordings catalogue is now uploaded to the subradar server and will be published during this and next week, so please stay put!
Mikroton Recordings is an independent record label established in 2005 in Moscow, Russia. Founded, operated and curated by Kurt Liedwart and Serge Kolosov, Mikroton Recordings is dedicated to releasing the highest quality electroacoustic, improvised and experimental music on CD, vinyl and digital formats.
Hello and welcome back after a summer break! The people at subradar needed a bit of vacation, but are now back at full speed. During the summer there has been some new features added to the site. One is a new filter functions that allows you to search by the best selling, recently added and off course label and artist as before. Another thing that has been added is a general facelift for the layout and some header tags that hopefully will make it easier to navigate on the website. Welcome back and stay tuned for more new music thats on its way.