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Meet us at Iceland Airwaves

By Erlend Buflaten Posted: 27. Oct, 2016

We’re heading for Iceland next week!

The festival season isn’t over yet, so we’re bringing a bunch of Norwegians industry professionals to Iceland Airwaves as part of our Nordic tour!

As part of our increased focus on the Nordic countries, we’ll attend conferences and showcase festivals a long with Norwegian industry delegates with special focus on the Nordic market.

Karoline, Erlend and Jonas from Music Norway will be heading to Iceland together with these eight Norwegian delegates. See who they all are and what they do below!

Thea – Klangkollektivet


– I’m going to Iceland Airwaves as a booking agent for Klangkollektivet, which is a record and booking label from Bergen representing and lifting up the city’s  alternative music scene. Will mainly look for festivals, both Norwegian and international, that may be relevant for our artists; Línt, Lumikide, Elida Høgalmen, Ekkolodd and De Underjordiske (DK) to name a few of them. Will also seek out foreign booking labels, particularly in Germany, Denmark and the UK.

Looking forward to meet other booking agents, promoters and other music industry to get to know, learn and share experience. I’m also looking forward to check out and discover new artists that may be relevant for Klangkollektivet.

Kess – Atomic Soul Booking


Junior booking agent at Atomic Soul, Kess has a background from Blå as booking and marketing assistant. She is looking forward to see concerts, check out new artists and meet other agents and music business relations.

Anita – Atomic Soul Booking


Anita is an agent at Atomic Soul, one of Norways leading promoter and booking agencies. At Iceland Airwaves she represents the amazing Unge Ferrari. Come say hi to her, she’s easy to find with her pink hair!

Glenn – Indianer Management


Manager for Highasakite, Siv Jakobsen, Team Me, Marie Munroe and Thea & The Wild. Running a management- and PR-company called Indianer.

Inger – Killer Inc


Killer Inc As is a Oslo based full-service public relations, marketing, communications and consulting company.

Looking forward to attend Iceland Airwaves, to meet up with the Icelandic music industry to seek for partners for some of the artists we are working with.

Alice – Deft Artists


Belgian-Norwegian based in Bergen, I’m part of a trio that launched Deft Artists this summer. One of our focuses is to export (and import) creative music to new audiences. I’m an artist manager and am also involved in the artist services our company provides. I hope to get back from Reykjavik with insights into the Icelandic live industry, the press and the audience. I’m also looking forward to meet international professionals and discover new acts. Our aim is to develop our long-term international reach and hopefully meet potential new partners.

Trond – Phonofile


Phonofile (since 1999), the biggest digital music distributor in the Nordics, was started for the purpose of securing access to market for indie labels, and keeping rights and market knowledge locally. Phonofile has offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Copenhagen, London and New York. Phonofile is a digital pioneer, but is contiuously developing new tools within distribution and marketing, for transparency, marketing analytics and royalty breakdowns for indie labels and its producers and artists. Phonofile’s sister company since 2016, finetunes is a leading digital distributor in central Europe, with offices in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris, Glasgow, Denver plus co-offices with Phonofile in London and New York.

Trond Tornes, (marketing director Phonofile) has been working with digital music distribution & marketing since 2003 and has most of the time focused on the international aspects of building the business. Before engaging in distribution he gained experience from being a record producing artist releasing on indie labels and one major label, and also later working with international booking and management plus tech startups and telco. Trond spends most of his time between Europe and the US, dabbles in surfing, he loves Detroit techno, South African Gqom, experimental jazz and electro, LCD Soundsystem, The KLF book by John Higgs, photos by Mick Rock, Kahneman, Richard Reich’s movie, a bit of rocknroll and crazy good food.

Ali – Nora Collective

Nora, est. 2013, is a full-service career management home for artists, producers and songwriters.

We provide daily management, publishing, booking, merchandising, finance and business venture management, and music label operations in cooperation with Caroline Recordings / Universal Music Group.

Nora is home to artists Arif, Farah and Loveless, as well as producers Axxe and Filip Kollsete.

The Nora team consists of some of the most prominent young personalities in the Norwegian music industry, with varied experience from music, technology, management and business development.


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