Michael Pisaro's 64-minute work Asleep, Street, Pipes, Tones for electric guitar, bass clarinet, and tape, performed by Kristine Tjøgersen and Håkon Stene
asamisimasa plays Laurence Crane's John White in Berlin, Events, Riis, Old Life Was Rubbish, and Sound of Horse
Awarded the Norwegian Grammy (Spellemann) 2015 in the category contemporary music performance.
asamisimasa plays Neon Forest, Wolf Studies, Willibald Motor Landscape, and Plastic Waves by Øyvind Torvund.
Premier recording of The Operation, a concerto for multi-string set-up and ensemble. With Bodø Sinfonietta & conductor Peter Szilvay.
Awarded the "Folkelarmsprisen" 2015 for best open category folk music recording. Nominated for the Spellemann folk music award
Oslo Sinfonietta and Håkon Stene perform Steen-Andersen's Black Box Music, a work nominated for the Norwegian Grammy (Spellemann) 2014, and awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize 2014
"Håkon Stene er formidabel på DVD'en, sådan havde man aldrig forestillet sig virtuositet..."
– Per Rask Madsen, Klassisk Magasin
Works by Bryars, Crane, Wallumrød, Stene
Awarded the Norwegian Grammy (Spellemann) 2014 in the category contemporary music.
8/10, Uncut Magazine
"A stunning collection", 4/5.
- DownBeat Magazine
"To me, this is a wonderfully pure distillation of what music can do".
- Richard Williams / The Blue Moment (UK)
"It is cinematic, divine and heartbreaking despite being so straight forward, as is the very quest of this music".
- Tristan Bath, thequietus.com
Music by Brian Ferneyhough and Sir Duperman
"Simply great when contemporary music is presented in such tough and unorthodox ways".
Works by Lars Petter Hagen, Alvin Lucier, Marko Ciciliani and Michael Pisaro.
"Stene takes sound as malleable material and works it into unexpected shapes, surprising forms and refreshingly imaginative music"
The Wire, Dec/2013
"Clever and unusual, ‘Etude Begone Badum’ is an innovative and intelligent work that explores unusual territory with some impressive effects".
"A feast for the ears, from beginning to end".
Awarded the Norwegian Grammy (Spellemann) 2012 for contemporary music performance.
Works by Bjørn Fongaard, Brian Ferneyhough, Ole-Henrik Moe, Øyvind Torvund. Nominated for the 2015 Spellemann contemporary music award
Performed by asamisimasa, ensemble mosaik a.o.
Performing works by Telemann, Purcell, Biber, as well as traditional Norwegian drum tunes
Awarded the Norwegian Grammy (Spellemann) 2016 for best contemporary music album