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Week 9 in Review

By Tomas Lauvland Pettersen Posted: 27. Feb, 2015

Cashmere Cat and Ariana Grande debut new collab, Todd Terje to Ultra Music Festival, new video from Aurora and Team Me’s Music Norway Instagram take-over – it’s the Music Norway’s Week in Review.

Todd Terje confirmed for Ultra Music Festival

Todd Terje joins the ranks of Röyksopp and Kygo as one of the confirmed headliners for Miami’s Ultra Music Festival. The festival, which coincides with the annual Winter Music Conference from march 27-29, ranks among EDM’s most important showcasing arenas and its 2015 edition features such major acts as Avicii, Eric Prydz, David Guetta, Afrojack and Armin van Buuren.

Cashmere Cat and Ariana Grande preview new song at tour kick-off

With Cashmere Cat as support act, Ariana Grande kicked off her ‘Honeymoon Tour’ in Kansas City earlier this week. In addition to performing her hits, fans were treated to a brand new song from the pop diva and Cashmere Cat. During his opening set, the DJ-producer previewed the untitled mid-tempo track, which Ariana hinted about on Twitter last month.

In addition to producing ‘Be My Baby’ for Ariana’s album My Everything, Cashmere Cat has written and produced songs for Ty Dolla $ign (‘Drop That Kitty’), Kid Ink (‘Body Language’), and Kanye West (‘Wolves’).

Spin Magazine also is running a major feature on the Cat this week, asking the timely question ‘Who Is Cashmere Cat?’, and are giving a nice run-down of the 27-year-old producer’s whirlwind career.

‘Runaway’ – Aurora debuts new video

Premiered via DIY Music this week, Aurora now has a stunning new video out for her strong track ‘Runaway’. ‘Runaway’ balances soaring vocals with erratic, sneaking verses; telling tales of climbing trees, painting pictures, and dancing in the rain. “Take me home, where I belong, I can’t take it anymore,” she sings, yearning for somewhere to feel rooted.

March sees Aurora playing live dates in Australia and the US – venue info & showtimes HERE.

Team Me Music Norway Instagram take-over

We’ve given total reign of our Instagram account to Elverum’s finest, Team Me, who are currently in the midst of their ‘Blind As Night’ European tour. Get unique behind-the-scenes footage as the fine collective make their way across Europe HERE

Commander in Chief with new classical viral hit vid

Seven-string phenomenon Commander in Chief has posted another impressive performance video that has racked up impressive YouTube figures since its launch on Wed this week. Alongside classical guitarist Craig Ogden, the Commander in Chief masterfully performs Camille Saint-Saëns piece ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ on her trademark seven string electric. Impressive stuff that’s taken the Commander months of practice to master.

Nordic Playlist

Oslo’s annual music industry convention by:Larm kicks off next week. In celebration of the abundance of Nordic talent on display, the Nordic Playlist present the second edition of their Radio Bar at the festival, and bring some of their favourite radio DJs and artists along for the ride. The programmes are streamed live HERE

Naturally, A Nordic Playlist themed on the artists set to play the Nordic Playlist Radio Bar, including Jonas Alaska, Apothek and Andre Bratten, has been curated and can be listened to HERE.


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