Bjørn Riis is one of the founding members, the lead guitarist and main songwriter of the highly successful Norwegian band Airbag. Airbag’s three releases are all released on KARISMA RECORDS, and have all received great reviews worldwide and all become favourites among fans all over the globe.
In addition to playing with Airbag, Bjørn is a highly respected guitarist within the guitar community, where he has a huge fan base. His guitar page ?Gilmourish.com? has more than 40 million hits in total and an average of 150000 hits every week.
Bjørn Riis isnow also releasing his debut solo album, “Lullabies in a Car Crash” via KARISMA RECORDS.
Lullabies in a car crash
Karisma Records and Dark Essence Records releases are distributed worldwide in physical formats through the PlasticHead Distribution (PHD) network. We work closely with all PHD local sub-distributors to coordinate promotion and marketing in the individual territory.
Furthermore, all Karisma Records and Dark Essence Records releases are made avalaible all over the globe in multiple formats and through a multitude of services like iTunes, WIMP, Spotify and Amazon. Our main distributor for digital content is Phonofile.
Customers can also order records and merchandise directly through via the label webshop.
Plastic Head Distribution
Non Stop Music (Switzerland)
Rock Extremum (Slovakia / Czech Republic)
Soulfood Distribution (Germany / Austria)
Sound Pollution (Sweden)
Soundforge Music Group (Greece)
Soyuz Music (Russia)
Target Distribution (Denmark)
Modern Invasion Music (Australia)
Southbound (New Zealand)
Karisma Records is an independent record label based in Bergen, Norway. We work mainly with rock and progressive music even though our main focus is simply quality music for musically minded people. In oposition to popular trend we maintain a strong belief in the physical album complemented by digital alternatives, and our records are avaliable worldwide in multiple formats. Karisma Records is currently the home of Airbag, Bjørn Riis, Seven Impale, Brimstone, D’AccorD, Fatal Fusion, Ossicles, Magic Pie, Rendezvous Point and Nordagust.
Please don’t send mp3’s or other large files to our e-mail address. Physica copies sent to our address is also unnecessary. A streaming or download link to your music together with a brief presentation of the band and relevant links is the way to go.
Dark Essence Records AS
Tel: +47 95 74 92 19 (Martin)
Tel: +47 922 66 316 (Bjørnar)
+47 412 11 208 (Kristine)