“Crepuscular Hour” by Maja Ratkje has been nominated in the 2016 Spellemann Awards.

RNCM Chamber Choir
University of Huddersfield Chamber Choir
James Weeks (conductor)
Nils Henrik Asheim (organ)
Antoine Chessex (electronics/noise)
Lasse Marhaug (electronics/noise)
Stian Westerhus (electronics/noise)
Phil Julian (electronics/noise)
Mark Durgan (electronics/noise)
Hild Sofie Tafjord (electronics/noise)

spellemann.no/arets-nominerte-2016/

Released by Rune Grammofon 2016 as DVD with 5.1 sound mix, CD and LP.

Some stills and extracts from the DVD can be seen on Kathy Hinde’s website.

New compilation at 14tracks featuring “Arrival” from the TRACE LP:

14tracks.com/selections/327-14_tracks_modular_deviations

“These 14 pieces illuminate a broad cross-section of music that uses modular synth systems as a primary or prominent source, ranging from contemporary compositions by Frank Bretschneider, Some Truths and Martial Cantarel, to historical pieces by Gordon Mumma and Conrad Schnitzler…”

Photo by Lasse Marhaug

Review and .flac download of the the UK premiere of Maja Ratkje’s “Crepuscular Hour“.

5against4.com/2014/04/19/maja-s-k-ratkje-crepuscular-hour-uk-premiere/

“Performed at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012, the singers came from the combined chamber choirs of the University of Huddersfield and the RNCM, the noise musicians were Antoine Chessex, Mark Durgan, Phil Julian, Lasse Marhaug, Hild Sofie Tafjord & Stian Westerhus, Nils Henrik Asheim was at the helm of the organ, and they were all conducted by James Weeks.”