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Scandinavian Special

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 24 February 2013

A Scandinavian music special in honour of Stuart's recent visit to Oslo, and the by:Larm festival. Get ready for some Scandi-jazz from Jan Garbarek's Officium album and a next generation piano-trio called Splashgirl. Plus a healthy dose of symphonic and black metal, some off-kilter Norwegian pop and Swedish songwriters.

Plus Stuart pays tribute to Kevin Ayers who passed away this week. A founding member of The Soft Machine, Ayers has been a revered musician working at the fore of alternative British music all his life.

Music Played

20 items
  • Image for CAN

    CAN Dizzy Dizzy

    Soon Over Babaluma, United Artists Records

  • Image for King Midas

    King Midas Snow


  • Image for Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble

    Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble Sanctus

    Officium, ECM New Series

  • Image for Splashgirl

    Splashgirl Field Day Rituals

    Field Day Rituals, Hubro

  • Image for Göran Söllscher

    Göran Söllscher Norwegian Wood

    From Yesterday To Penny Lane, Universal/Polygram

  • Image for Frank Zappa

    Frank Zappa Peaches En Regalia

    Hot Rats, Bizarre Records

  • Image for Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble

    Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble Parce Mihi Domine

    Officium, ECM New Series

  • Image for Myrkskog

    Myrkskog Syndrome 9

    Death Machine, Candlelight Recordings

  • Image for Dimmu Borgir

    Dimmu Borgir Gateways

    Abrahadabra, Nuclear Blast

  • Image for Dungen

    Dungen Brallor

    Skit I Allt, Subliminal Sounds

  • Image for Kim Hiorthøy

    Kim Hiorthøy Mandarinerna

    For The Ladies

  • Image for Ragnarök

    Ragnarök Dagarnas Skum

    Ragnarok, Silence

  • Image for Noxagt

    Noxagt Kling No Klokka

    The Iron Point, Load Records

  • Image for Supersilent

    Supersilent 6.5

    6, Rune Grammofon

  • Image for Kevin Ayers

    Kevin Ayers The Lady Rachel

    Joy Of A Toy, Harvest

  • Image for Wibutee

    Wibutee Aalo

    Sweet Mental, Sonne

  • Image for Martin Green And Sheema Mukherjee

    Martin Green And Sheema Mukherjee Sitar Watlz (Late Junction Session)

  • Image for Jan Garbarek And The Hilliard Ensemble

    Jan Garbarek And The Hilliard Ensemble Pucherrima Rosa

    Officium, ECM New Series

  • Image for Tasavallan Presidentti

    Tasavallan Presidentti Sinking

    Tasavallan Presidentii, Love Records

  • Image for Foxpockets

    Foxpockets Twelve Sisters

    Hail Be You Sovereigns, Lief And Dear, Cold Spring


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