JM086 – Jeff Niels

Mandagsklubben’s crusader Jeff Niels (Niels Theissen) takes his turn at the Jæger mix. The Brokesteady DJ is part of the foundation at Jæger as one of its longest serving residents, and a DJ with an ever-progressive view of the dancefloor while able to submit to its impulses. He’s able go from an early evening Deep-House […]

A Q&A with Terre Thaemlitz (DJ Sprinkles) – Part 2

*All photos courtesy of Comatonse Recordings. Terre Thaemlitz is an intriguing enigma in art and music as a multi-disciplinary artist, musician, critic, DJ and academic with extensive work in all those fields coming together under one vision: “a critical look at identity politics – including gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity and race – with an […]

Album of the Week: Gundelach – Baltus

Gundelach’s debut album has landed and it’s everything you thought it would be. Jangly guitars, emotive synths and toe -tapping beats pour forth from the artist’s deepest depths, underscored by that haunting falsetto at the foreground of the Gundelach sound. After releasing the self-titled EP two years back to a great reception, Gundelach has been […]

Mix of the Week – Tod Louie

Tod Louie surprises with this new profile mix for Det Gode Selskab. An exotic mix with traces of organic instruments tracing a line through familiar club arrangements, this mix finds Tod Louie in a reflective, meditative disposition. Counterpointing percussive rhythms weave through seductive melodies and haunting backdrops with a lethargic, often invisible 4/4 counting out […]

A Q&A with Terre Thaemlitz (DJ Sprinkles) – Part 1

“Liberal humanist cultures are recognizing they do not need to demand our heterosexuality. They only require our heteronormativity.” – Terre Thaemlitz Deproductions (2017) Terre Thaemlitz has been a phenomenal artistic presence in the world since the early 90’s. A DJ; an audio-visual artist; a writer; and a lecturer, Terre Thaemlitz’ biography is extensive and encompassing […]

JM#085 – G-Ha

This week; a Jæger mix one of the most instrumental DJ figures in Oslo, G-Ha. The facilitator behind what had been exported out of Oslo as the Skansen sound – taking its name from the club in which it gestated – G-Ha was one of the key figures in bringing House to Oslo and inspiring […]

Album of the Week: Anthony Linell – A sense of Order

At a time when ambient music has taken on new-age connotations through endless Bandcamp pages that peddle handmade cassettes from the obscure hippies, ambient records rarely make their presence felt in the way of Brian Eno’s mediative, unhurried synthesiser music of the eighties and seventies. Ambient music today draws closer connotations to spa retreats than […]

Mix of the week – Leif

Leif, the Freerotation resident DJ and producer, pulled an inescapable mix together for Blowing up the Workshop last week. From RA to FactMag, this mix has received a tremendous reception and with good cause.  Amongst all the beat-driven, fast-paced House and Techno mixes that continually pass through our playlists, Leif ambient approach gives us cause […]

Out of Quarantine and in to Dust – Laurel Halo through the albums

I have a distinct memory of hearing Laurel Halo’s Quarantine for the first time. Her un-processed vocals, on the edge of breaking, counteracting the sweet harmonic of a distant obscure electronic accompaniment. It delivered something visceral and provocative to the ear. There was something in her voice that stretched over familiar melodic intervals that was […]

JM#084 – DJ Hamburger

Jaeger technical associate, DJ Hamburger kicks us off on this week’s Jæger mix with an blistering electro cut from COEO, planting its feet firmly on the dance floor for the duration of its stay. A sound-boom operator by day and a phantom behind our mixing desk by night on occasion, DJ Hamburger comes out from […]

Album of the Week: Nightmares on Wax – Shape the Future

Warp’s artist in residence since 1989. Nightmares on Wax is back on the label he calls home with his first LP in five years, proffering a vision on the shape of things to come in “Shape the Future”. Nightmares on Wax have seen electronic music gestate as an underground movement, develop throughout the nineties and […]

Mix of the Week – KSMISK

Recorded in Jæger’s basement during the first LYD showcase, is a live performance from Oslo’s latest intergalactic Techno voyeurs, KSMISK. KSMISK is the Techno alias of a prominent Oslo electronic music act, who have for the last few years have making uncompromising Techno for Thomas URV’s PLOINK label. A combination of thunderous percussion and salacious […]