Tag Archives: Bel Canto

KETIL BJORNSTAD AND ANNELI DRECKER-A SUITE OF POEMS.

Ketil Bjørnstad and Anneli Drecker-A Suite Of Poems. Label: ECM Records. Nowadays, part of the modern music industry is populated by third-rate wannabes, who in truth, have no right whatsoever to call themselves musicians. Many of this new breed of musicians, are DJs who also laughingly refer to themselves as a ‘producer’ despite having absolutely …

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BIOSPHERE-THE HILVARENBEEK RECORDINGS.

Biosphere-The Hilvarenbeek Recordings. Label: Biophon Records. Back in 2013, Geir Jenssen a.k.a. Biosphere, was invited by the organisers of the Incubate Festival in Tilburg to spend a week doing field recordings at the organic farm in Boerderij ‘t Schop in Hilvarenbeek. This was an invitation Biosphere accepted and made the journey to Hilvarenbeek, in Holland. …

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BIOSPHERE-SHENZHOU.

Biosphere-Shenzhou, Label: Biophon Norway. Until relatively recently, December was a month when many smaller, independent labels didn’t release any new albums or reissues.  Instead, they waited until January before releasing their next batch of new releases. This was a pragmatic approach, and made sense economically. Previously, December tended to be a month when the major …

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ANNELI DRECKER-REVELATION FOR PERSONAL USE.

Anneli Drecker-Revelation For Personal Use. Anneli Drecker first came to prominence in 1987, when she was the lead singer of the Norwegian band Bel Canto. Back then, Anneli Drecker was just seventeen, but determined to make a career out of music. So Anneli Drecker made the brave decision to leave behind her Arctic hometown of …

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ANNELI DRECKER-ROCKS AND STRAWS.

ANNELI DRECKER-ROCKS AND STRAWS. After a ten year wait, Anneli Drecker will shortly released her long awaited, and much anticipated third solo album, Rocks and Straws. It will be released on Rune Grammofon on 17th July 2015, marks a welcome return from Anneli Drecker. Her recording career began twenty-eight years ago, with Bel Canto. Anneli …

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