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The Thing announces that we are taking a break

Dear friends. After some considerations The Thing announces that we are taking a break. Change is in the air and change is the only certain thing in life. Right now we don’t know what the future of the band will bring but let us celebrate the past 20 years of joy and holy madness together.Life […]

Yesterday I was awarded Buddyprisen

Yesterday I was awarded Buddyprisen, the highest award given to Norwegian jazz musicians. I’m extremely honored by this acknowledgment and cannot even start to express enough how much this warms me!! THANK YOU!!!!!  Read more about it here (In Norwegian only – sorry!)

Atomic embarks on another US tour this week

Atomic embarks on another US tour this week. Thanks to Bill Meyer and Chicago Reader for the great writeup! We’re ending the tour at Hungry Brain in Chicago on Saturday! “Last year’s Pet Variations (Odin) is the band’s first album of tunes by outside composers, and while the choice to play pieces written by Jimmy Giuffre, Jan Garbarek, Olivier […]

Trondheim to Oppdal to celebrate the first Christmas

After more or less 4 months on the road, after crossing several continents, countries, back to back tours, festivals, recordings and loads of inspiring musical moments, I’m happy to say I’m on the buss from Trondheim to Oppdal to celebrate the first Christmas in about 15 years in my hometown with my dear mother and […]

Kom på Blå i kveld og hør Starlite Motel!!

OSLO! Dette er ikke hverdagskost, kom på Blå i kveld og hør Starlite Motel!! Første gig på Europaturne, og med orgel maestro Jamie Saft (kjent fra John Zorn, Beastie Boys, Bad Brains, Iggy Pop + en haug andre), backet opp av selveste Gard Nilssen, Kristoffer Alberts og meg selv kommer dette til å bli stor stas! Ta fri fra julebordet […]

Starting off a European tour with The Thing today

Starting off a European tour with The Thing today!! 19 Oct – Le Vecteur, Charleroi, BE20 Oct – Het Bos/Oorstof, Antwerp, BE21 Oct – Ronnie Scott’s, London, UK25 Oct – Blå, Oslo, NO (with Cato Salsa and Joe McPhee)26 Oct – Nødutgangfestivalen, Bodø, NO27 Oct – Jazz and Wine Festival, Vila Vipolźe, Dobrovo, SL28 Oct – Belgrade […]

Album that just got released on Moserobie

So proud of this album that just got released on Moserobie!!! “Magnus Broo comes out as completely genuine” – Dagens Nyheter/SE  “The three musicians have really found each other in this trio, and the result is a wonderful recording of three real professionals within the jazz, as “Rules” goes a completely different way than we had imagined. […]