Friday, January 18, 2019

Ice Music in Munich Jan 2019! Photos and reviews

The mini ice music festival in Munich was a great success.
We did perform on a rooftop with a view over the whole city of Munich.
Spectacular!
Great artists contributed.

Eric Mutel: ice art & visuals.
Arve Henriksen: ice trumpet & ice horns.
Trio Medieval: voices.
Anders Jormin: ice bass.
Maria Skranes: voice.
Terje Isungset: ice instruments.
Asle Karstad: sound.
Ina Charlotte Moe: ice assistant.

Some photos from the German Jazz News.
TV coverage in Arte, ZDF and radio BRF classics.
New festival to come up in Munich Jan 2020!















GROUPA album nominated for best folk album 2018 by Swedish Manifest!



Folk
Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall – Till dans (Dimma Sweden)
Emma Ahlberg Ek – Hillevi (Caprice Records)
Per Gudmundson & Bengan Janson – Hjeltamôs (Country & Eastern)
Groupa – Kind of folk Vol.2 Norway (All Ice Records)




Monday, January 07, 2019

New Groupa album listed as number 7 in World Music Charts


In de World Music Charts Europe worden de 20 beste albums van de maand gekozen door 45 Europese radiojournalisten. De World Music Charts Europe worden maandelijks samengesteld door wereldmuziekspecialisten van radiostations uit 24 Europese landen, onder wie MixedWorldMusic-medewerker Bas Springer. Ook publiceren we in dit artikel de Transglobal World Music Chart top-40 waaraan Charlie Crooijmans en Jaīr Tchong van MixedWorldMusic meewerken, net als nog 48 journalisten uit de hele wereld.
Altijd de nieuwste World Music Charts tussen je Spotify-afspeellijsten? Volg dan onze playlist op het Spotify-kanaal, waar we altijd de nieuwste World Music Charts-platen in volgorde voor je neerzetten.

Als je vervolgens in Spotify op 'Volgen' klikt, krijg je iedere maand bericht van de update.

WORLD MUSIC CHARTS EUROPE - JANUARI 2019

1   Ser - Urna and Kroke, Mongolië / Polen (3)
2   Un Autre Blanc - Salif Keita, Mali (-)
3   From Nubia to Cairo - Ali Hassan Kuban, Egypte (2)
4   BIM #1 - Benin International Musical (BIM) Benin / Frankrijk (12)
5   The Long March - Le Trio Joubran, Libanon / Palestina (15)
6   Istikrarli Hayal Hakikattir - Gaye Su Akyol, Turkije (1)
7   Kind of Folk, Vol 2 - Groupa, Norway, Zweden (-)

Friday, January 04, 2019

Ice Music in Pontresina, Switzerland!

On Dec 29th and Jan the 1st we did perform ice concerts in Switzerland. This was first ice concerts in Switzerland in the history!
Around 1000 people saw our two concerts.
Really good sounding ice.
Fantastic weather.
A nice audience.
Fantastic people.
Beautiful nature.
A perfect start of 2019!