First time we heard the term Skogsprog, was in the early 90’s when bands like Landberk, Änglagård, Anekdoten and Sinkadus appeared. With the combination of the progressive sounds of the 70’s, the more atmospheric and ethereal sides of prog and a distinct hint of Nordic folk music, those bands were often referred to as Skogsprog. In Norway, bands like Nordagust and White Willow was forerunners for the style in the 90s. With the mellotron drenched sound, lots of atmosphere and folkish melodies, these bands got a good following through the 90s. Other bands has emerged later on, and the most notable from Norway has been the Karisma Records bands Tusmørke and Jordsjø.
Karisma Records have today released a second single from “Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne”, the upcoming album from Norwegian Prog Folk Rockers TUSMØRKE. The single, for the track “Sjubidubidu Sju”, which, according to TUSMØRKE is “A funky number about the number seven, centred around an old dance (and character in the story) called Per […]
Understated is definitely not an adjective that can be applied to Norwegian Prog Folk Rockers TUSMØRKE whose latest album “Leker for barn, ritualer for voksne” is set for release on Karisma Records on the 29th November. Based on two musicals for children, “The Bridge to the Other Side” and “The Root of All Evil”, “Leker […]
With their latest release “Osloborgerlig Tusmørke: Vardøger og utburder vol. 1” set to hit the streets on Karisma Records on the 30th November, Norway’s TUSMØRKE have released a video for “Skattegravere i Grefsenåsen” , the opening track from the album. The stop motion video by Sondre Bergersen Mæland of Wild Man Movies can be seen below […]
When a band releases an album filled with fairy tale characters and a generous helping of magic in its storyline, it’s reasonable to suppose that there will be enough material for a video, and, indeed, for the latest single taken from their new album “Bydyra”, TUSMØRKE have treated us to one such video. The single, […]
When Norwgian Prog Folk Rockers TUSMØRKE announced that their fifth full-length album “Bydyra” would consist of two original mini musicals that were written specifically for a local children’s school in Oslo, and that children from the school would be taking part on the album, it certainly piqued the interest not only of the prog community, […]
With TUSMØRKE fans (and their children) eagerly awaiting the November 10th release of “Bydyra” , the band’s fifth full-length album, Karisma Records have debuted a track from the album. Titled “Trefar” the track can be heard below and at http://tusm-rke.bandcamp.com/album/bydyra As some will already know, with “Bydyra” the Prog Folk Rockers have come up with […]
The folks at Karisma Records have surprised everyone by, almost literally, pulling a rabbit out of their hat with the upcoming release from their new signing, Prog Folk Rockers TUSMØRKE, whose new album is very different indeed in both concept and guest artists. Titled “Bydyra”, which translated means “Urban Wildlife”, this will be the fifth […]