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Week in Review

By Erlend Buflaten Posted: 24. Jul, 2015

This week saw several premieres and an ending to a long journey.

Madcon x Matoma

The official video for Matoma’s remix of Madcon’s huge single “Don’t Worry” was released this week. The original track spent five week as the most played song on German radio and went top 10 on Itunes in several countries and the remix has gotten quite a bit of airplay and streaming as well. The remix blends Madcon’s catchy chorus with Matoma’s chill base perfectly. We can’t wait to hear more material from these guys over the next few weeks.

Leif Ove Andsnes ends his Beethoven Journey

Leif Ove Andsnes is nearing his final performance on his Beethoven Journey. Andsnes has toured the world over the last couple of years and his finale destination will be three full houses in Royal Albert Hall. the pianist took to Facebook to describe how he feel about the journey coming to an end.

“I can`t say that I am looking forward to the farewells to my friends in the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, but right now I actually cannot wait for us to play all the Beethovens for three full houses at Royal Albert Hall in London, for BBC Proms.” Hear clips from the performance on BBC Proms website.

Farao premieres new track 'Warriors'

Farao at by:Larm (photo: Tomas Lauvland Pettersen)

One of our favorite ones to watch has premiered new track ‘Warriors’ over at PAPER.

Says the magazine of the new track ” Just make sure to hold on tight, because she’s about to take us to places unknown”. Farao is set to play Øya Festival this August, with UK, US and Canada gigs coming up in September.

Jenny Hval debuts video for ‘Sabbath’

Following the release of ‘Apocalypse, girl’ and its massive respons, Jenny Hval has released the video for ‘Sabbath’. With it’s dreamlike character and unexpected editing, the video adds another layer to Hval’s powerful music.

After you’ve checked out the video, make sure you read NPR’s talk with Hval about her music and art.

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