“I myself have always been cynical about DJs. I thought they were overpaid arrogant twats. So when I became one I fitted in perfectly. “ – Peter Hook, The Haçienda
The alumni of Frædag guests have reached stratospheric proportions. They’ve arrived from the farthest flung corners of the world, tying connections from the origins of Disco to the latest in Techno. The basement and the sauna echo with memories of legendary nights from some of the best in the business with two distinct figures appearing through hazy recollections of Fridays at Jaeger. g-HA & Olanskii emerge unwavering at Frædag, a night that remains our window to the world at Jaeger. Øyvind Morken sets the tone for every Frædag with an early set for afterwork trips through a psychedelic record collection, before g-HA & Olanskii arrive with their distinguished guest for the night.
g-HA & Olanskii
Two pivotal bodies in the sphere of Norwegian electronic music, g-HA & Olanskii are an event, a club, a DJ duo, and a musical authority for Norway. Individually adept as DJ, selectors and tastemaker, Ola “Olanskii” Smith-Simonsen and Geir “g-HA” Holger’s musical voices unified for Sunkissed, an events series that has become the backbone of Oslo’s electronic music scene and beyond.
Oslo`s Øyvind Morken (pronounced Oy-vind) has a unique ability to play everything from A to Z of what genres concern. Working the dance floor in the most unexpected ways. For the last nine years he has held down a residency at Jaeger. Eight of them weekly under the Untzdag banner, a wordplay for Onsdag, Norwegian for Wednesday. It became an institution in Oslo. Drawing in a crowd of open-minded party freaks for nights of wild abandon, and where musical diversity and self-expression was encouraged.