1. Ohh people, you’re sooo not smart!

     
     
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  4. Director Kenneth Karlstad did a wonderful job with this. Beautiful stuff.

     
     
  5. Random phone things 2014.

     
  6. Stuttgart: 3 panoramas and 1 4:3, with lightleaks or damage on an old Kodak XRG ISO100 film (expired 1994). Taken with a Ricoh R1. 

     
  7. Random leftover Berlin.

     
  8. Once in a while i film some stuff and i actually do try to put most of it on my so called Youtube “channel”. I tried try to catch 1 song and then a few clips, spent 10-15 minutes of light editing to smash it all together, make it look better and then… Well… stuff like this comes out. This is from the tour with Dark North (Us). A clip from a livingroom session in Jena (east Germany). That session was a blast. Had such a great time.

     
     

  9. Beautiful!

    (Source: Bandcamp)

     

  10. The ending on this track….. HOLY SH:::!!!!!!!!

     
  11. Yesterday, we arrived in Jena (the birth of the Carl Zeiss optical empire) as part of the Wohnzimmer Sessions Jena (Livingroom Sessions). These wonderful passionate people move from house to house, show to show, offering individuals (or more) to host the concerts, supplying volunteers and further organization. I’ve experienced this here and there before, but let me tell you… this time around…. It was very different. The amazing communities of the city Jena seem very aware of what is happening in their city and it seems as if they’re more than obliged to help make these things happen again and again. I have quite honestly never seen this many wonderful different people take up a small place like this before. A whole four story house half filled with amazingly nice people. Such a great atmosphere. Again, I took a lot of analog photos but have a few digital to show for now. More will come later on, just have to get to Berlin later today, where I will drop of my films from this last leg of the tour.

     
  12. Arrived in Stuttgart yesterday, meeting up with Dark North (US) again and ohh my, this place is gorgeous. Gonna stay over here for 3 more days. :) Gotta run out the door in a couple of minutes, so just have time for this upload. Here’s a few pictures from last night with the band on top of Stuttgart playing the Teehaus. I shot 3 and half rolls of analog so didn’t have too much time for the digital, but there’s a few good ones. Tonight it’s Stuttgart again at the super awesome Cafe Galao (http://www.galao-stuttgart.de/) . I don’t wanna leave this place…..

     
  13. Tomorrow i will be leaving for Stuttgart, Freriburg and Berlin, almost 2 more weeks on the road with the band Dark North. When i arrive in berlin, i get to stay in one of these bad boys. Soooo excited! If anybody wants to meet up in Berlin for some beers and falafels, get in touch! 

     

  14. Magical stuff from down under.

    A couple of weeks ago in London, I ran into these incredibly mystical creatures, nicest people ever, aka the “band” Ginger And The Ghost… well, ran into… As I was taggin’ along Dark North (US) playing The Finsbury (London), these guys were there aswell, pulling of a kick ass show that I think a lot of especially European (eeeespecially Nordic) artists would envy heavily. This encounter, made me think of all the great Australian and New Zealand music that had passed me by over the years. I almost forget myself where these bands come from and… ohh you ask: Does it matter? Well, yes it does indeed. Australian and New Zealand artists are more than other artists around the planet, very much excluded by default from a lot of things on a global scale. Are you a small time band in Napier (NZ) of lets say Warragul (AUS), chances are, despite your tremendous local and perhaps national success, you wil never make it abroad on tour. Try being 4 or 5, or even just 3 people having to cover that flight ticket back and forth. It’s not something you would wish upon your bandmates or spouses financially and even if you did once and barely survived, chances are you won’t be doing it again anytime soon.

    What i am getting at? We Europeans and most Americans, got it sooooo good!. Spoiled little babies constantly crying about missed opportunities and not being able to tour more, when the facts are: We can go wherever, whenever, for very little money. In Scandinavia, Denmark particularly, artists even get funding left and right just for crossing the border into Germany, which is less than a few hundred kilometers away. And what hat do we get in return? Well, in my opinion, spoiled and lazy androgynes sounding bands, with a polished sound mostly.

    But enough about money and quality already. Here’s some great, strange, bombastic, psychedelic and outrageous  artists and bands from both Australia and New Zealand for ya to dwell on.

    Orchestra Of Spheres (NZ)

    Scott And Charlene’s Wedding (AUS)

    Absolute Boys (AUS)

    The Mint Chicks (NZ)

    Planet Of The Tapes (NZ)

    Secret Knives (NZ)

    Decoder Ring (AUS)

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra (NZ)

    Ginger And The Ghost (AUS)

     

    Delightful!

     
  15. Some more pictures from the London and Rotterdam side of things. This time around from my Nokia Lumia 1020. All of these were shot in RAW and color corrected (A bit).