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07.11.2014
Just finished a stunning tour in Japan. Thanks to all that came out, people I played with, people I met and to all the organizers putting up the shows. You are the best! More images and tour diary here.

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16.10.2014
Poster for the 11th EKKO Festival. Performing Asbjørn Flø's Analogikk with Asbjørn Flø, Hild Sofie Tafjord
and Maja Ratkje on friday the 17th of October. Commissioned by
BEK.

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23.09.2014

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Alexander Rishaug Japan Tour 2014

24.10 Soup, Tokyo
25.10 Sakyu-kan, Niigata
26.10 Kapo, Kanazawa
30.10 Space eauuu, Kobe
31.10 Urbanguild, Kyoto
01.11 Float, Osaka
02.11 At Hall, Oita
03.11 gift_lab, Tokyo

Supported by Music Norway

13.09.2014
Poster for the festival at Friese in Bremen.

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18.08.2014
New remix for S.L.Y.C. from their album "A Deafening Light" out now on Metronomicon Audio.
Buy the album + the remix here



29.06.2014
Here's a live recording from the synth improvisation at Basic Electricity #12, K77, Berlin.



24.06.2014
Live excerpt front the show at Mayhem. Film by Øyvind Melbye / Kunsthall Oslo.



12.06.2014
Poster for the show at Mayhem in Copenhagen the 13th of June.
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27.05.2014
Here's a short preview from my new collaboration with Ilan Katin. Filmed by James Welburn at Meta.Morf
in Trondheim.



11.04.2014
Documentation movie of the piece "Performance for people passing by #01" at Spikersuppa Lydgalleri,
Oslo, Norway. Filmed and edited by
James Welburn.
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19.03.2014
Radio mix by Alexander Rishaug at Fri Form Radio. Featuring Alog, OOIOO, L'ocelle Mare,
Lost in Hildurness, among others. Listen to it on
Soundcloud

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13.03.2014
Here are some images from the exhibition Piktomania at Deichmanske Library in Oslo by Juan Brito Vargas.

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03.03.2014
Just finished a soundtrack for the animation PIKTOMANIA by Juan Brito Vargas. The film was part of the
exhibition PIKTOMANIA at Deichmanske Library in Oslo.



26.02.2014
Documentation of the first performance this year at Spikersuppa Lydgalleri in Oslo the 22nd of February.
The premiere of:
Performance for people passing by #01, a site specific piece based on recordings of ice,
blended with live electronics.
Photo's: Spikersuppa Lydgalleri

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19.09.2013
Digital reissue of Essmaa Compilation, by Tsuki Boshi on Beatport. Featuring Sebastien Roux,
Christophe Bailleau, Leafcutter John, @c, Sutekh, Scanner, O Lamm etc.

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29.08.2013
Poster for Rrose Sélavy #025 by Erik Skodvin.

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11.08.2013
Some nice photos by James Welburn from the show at Muscle Temple, Berlin. Thanks to Petri Henriksson
for organizing the show.

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09.08.2013
Poster for the show at Muscle Temple 10th of August.

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03.08.2013
New exclusive track out on Fysisk Format sampler KZ Bransjevelter #8. Check it out here!



15.05.2013
Back home after an unforgettable and stunning time in Australia. Thanks to Ollie Bown (Tin Shed Gallery),
Benjamin Thompson & Lawrence English (The Waiting Room), Lloyd Honeybrook & Sean Baxter (Make It
Up Club), Ben Byrne (Avantwhatever) and Gail Priest (Pretty Gritty) for organizing the shows. Especially thanks
Benjamin Thompson & Kristin Gullvik, Ben Byrne & Miyuki Jokiranta, Paul Gough (Pimmon) & Paige Gibbs for
opening their homes, hosting, feeding, guiding and driving me around. More pictures
here.

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18.04.2013

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07.04.2013
Poster for the show at Tin Shed Gallery, Sydney.

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07.04.2013
Poster for Avantwhatever Monthly, The Alderman, Melbourne (by Ben Byrne)

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29.03.2013
Poster for the Australian Tour, April 2013. Made by Petri Henriksson, Blank Blank.

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25.03.2013
Poster for the show at The Waiting Room, Brisbane 20th of April. Made by Thomas Roche.

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08.02.2013
Live recording from The Schwitters Day 18.11.2012, Henie Onstad Art Center on Soundcloud.

08.02.2013
Here's some great pictures from Alf Solbakken at Tableaux IV 24.01.2013, Vaktbua, Kristiansand.

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28.01.2013
Snapshots from my trip to Kristiansand and Tableaux IV. More pictures here.

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20.01.2013

Here's the poster for the Tableaux IV at Vaktbua, Odderøya, Kristiansand, Thursday 24th of January.
More info about the event
here.

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14.01.2013
Twelve years old 99-track compilation from ANTI-EVERYTHING label now available at Bandcamp, featuring
Lasse Marhaug, Daniel Menche, ARM, Prurient, Carlos Giffoni, Bastard Noise, Cock ESP, Birchville Catmotel,
Brutum Fulmen, Daniel Brusaschetto, Gouvernement Alpha, John Wiese, KK NULL, Reynolds, Sudden Infant,
Tore H. Bøe, Alexander Rishaug and 82 others.

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07.01.2013
New compilation Protos Orofos 4 featuring Nikos Veliotis, Ilios, Aidan Baker, Nadja, Biomass, Ghone,
Alexander Rishaug, The Nylon Bug, Inverz and others. More info at
www.protosorofos.gr

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26.11.2012
A few snapshots from Sound of Stockholm. Had a great time. Thanks to the audience, the organizers and
the crew at Kulturhuset. More pics
here.

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14.11.2012
Some photos from my performance at Nordic Sound Station by Kenneth Åström.

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13.11.2012
Here are some pictures from Nordic Sound Station, Eskilstuna, SE. More picture here.

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15.10.2012
Today is the release of two new tapes on KASSETTKULTUR

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The rainy days forever tape was originally released in 1997 on Rishaugs own label. It is his first release, before the critically acclaimed Panorama, Smalltown Supersound 2001. It contains lo-fi guitar sketches, unfinished songs, improvisation and everyday reflections. Recorded in Oslo, Trondheim and Reykjavik during 1996-97. Re-released on KASSETTKULTUR, 2012.

Buy it from
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RISHAUG / MIKALSEN – LIVE AT MU
contains haunting landscapes and electronic textures, live improvisation, no edits or afterdubs. Recorded during a concert at Sound of Mu 07.09.2010, Oslo, Norway. The tape where mastered by Kai Kobi Mikalsen. Cover design by A.Rishaug. Kai Kobi Mikalsen: electronics and objects & Alexander Rishaug: electronics and guitar.

Have a listen here or buy it from
LOOOP



08.10.2012
Some snapshots from the trip to Switzerland in September. Concerts at the Mos Espa Festival, Geneva and
at
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich. More pictures here.

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28.09.2012
Here are pictures from the trip with Simon Whetham (UK) to Mæl, Rjukan and Gaustatoppen, Norway,
15-16 September 2012. A big thanks to Amel and
SMALT for organizing the gig. More pics here.

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20.09.2012
Poster for Mos Espa Festival, Geneva.

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29.08.2012
Choreographers Ingun Bjørnsgaard & Ida Wigdel new dance piece “Neighborhood” for Arctic Dance Circle,
produced by
Dansarena Nord. Premiere the 12th of September at Dance Abundance Festival, Oulo, Finland.
The piece will tour northern Finland, Sweden and Norway, a total of 19 shows. Music by Alexander Rishaug
and Per Henrik Svalastog.


17.06.2012
My piece "
Constructions to be made . . ." made during my residency at EMS (Electronic Music Studio) in
Stockholm 2011 and finished in Oslo 2012, are now shown at the exhibition
ProPro Prob at Moderna Museet,
Malmö, this summer and fall. The exhibition featuring works made at EMS from 1963 until today.
More info
here.

12.06.2012
Here are some snapshots from my trip to Greece in May. Together with Ilios and Nikos Veliotis I played at
KNOT Gallery
in Athens and Profos Orofos, Thessaloniki. Thanks to the organizers, the people who came
to our shows and the ones we met. You'll find rest of the album
here.

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05.06.2012
Poster for Soundscape Røst at MIR, Oslo.

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14.05.2012
Posters for the concerts in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece.

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01.05.2012
Back from gigs in Helsinki, Turku and Gerlesborg with Black to Comm. Thanks to Ilpo at Äänen Lumo,
Irma at
Là-Bas Biennale, Kimmo at Titanik Gallery, Christian Pallin at Koloni and Jesper at Gerlesborg
Art School
for organizing the shows and their hospitality. More pictures here.

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A.Rishaug at Kattilahalli, Helsinki. Photo by Ilpo Heikkinen/Äänen Lumo

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Electronic Mayhem at Titanik Gallery, Turku

14.04.2012
Had a great time touring with Pimmon in Norway. Concerts at Brugata, Oslo and Utmark, Bergen. More pics here.

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31.03.2012
Poster for the concert with PIMMON (AUS) at Utmark, Landmark, Bergen 13.04.2012. Made by Blank Blank.

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21.02.2012
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07.02.2012
Back from Moscow at the rts.fm night at Arma17. Thanks to Alex Meshkov, Dualism & Easy Changes
and all the rest that made this trip worthwhile. More pictures
here.

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15.01.2012
Just finished a recording session at the Norwegian Seamen's Church, Rotterdam, NL. More photos at Flickr.

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29.12.2011
Uploaded a bunch of new pictures from Black Oyster Tour at Flickr.

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13.11.2011
Just finished an European tour with Svarte Greiner Thanks to everyone we met, the organizers and all the people that came out listening to our shows. Thanks to MIC and Königlich Norwegische Botschaft for support.

A special thanks to
Joakim Faxvaag for programing my light show, Monique Recknagel at Sonic Pieces for crafting the tour ep and Ingo J. Biermann our driver and one man film crew. More pictures here, video clips from the Berlin show here and the Nijmegen show here.

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Audience at NK, Berlin 01.11.2011. Photo by Aniana Heras Cosin
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Live at Alchemia, Krakow 10.11.2011. Photo by Magdalena Żesławska

06.11.2011
Now we're half way through the Black Oyster Tour. Its been really nice, hectic, challenging and inspiring. Four shows done and four more shows to go. Put out some new live footage at the tour site.

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Worm, Rotterdam 03.11.2011

29.10.2011
Just back from the Nødutgang Festival in Bodø. Thanks to the enthusiastic audience and the generous festival crew,
for making this an unforgettable moment.
Here are a few snapshots.

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28.10.2011
Soon off for a Europe Tour with Svarte Greiner. For following us along the way please hook up at our
Black Oyster Tour FB site. We also made an tour ep (100x ltd. edition cdr) with both solo stuff and
collaborative pieces. You can listen to it at
Soundcloud and It will be possible to by some copies from the
Sonic Pieces
webshop.

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21.10.2011
The tour poster is ready. Design by Erik Knive Skodvin.

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13.10.2011

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Two
Squidsoup projects are shown at the Scopitone Festival between 12-16th of October in Nantes, France.
Scapes with sounds by A.Rishaug and Glowing Pathfinder Bugs. Check it out if you're around.

05.10.2011

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Just got a package with my 3" cd
"Rooftop Camping", Enlightenment records 2004. Featuring a remix by Keith Fullerton Whitman. Send me a note if you're interested.

21.08.2011
Some new photos from Norberg Festival, Sweden.

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27.07.2011
Some of you might have noticed the bomb attack of the governmental buildings in Oslo and killing of innocent people at Utøya. Thanks for messages and concern, me and my family are all fine.

For those of you that are interested, here is more feature from
BBC.

"If one man can show so much hate think of how much love we can show together" Stine Renate Haheim.

06.07.2011
The "Shadow of Events" vinyl is finally available. Yeah!

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21.06.2011
Some new pictures from the concert at Dubious, Sound of Mu 30.04.2011. Thanks to Jason Funk!

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16.06.2011
Had a brilliant time at Luminous Darkness, Moers Festival. Curated by Till Kniola from Aufabwegen. More pictures here

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03.06.2011
New review of "Shadow of Events" on Textura.org.

28.05.2011
Marius Watz generative art piece "Blocker" bought by collector Peter C. Ruppert.
Audio by
Alexander Rishaug

15.05.2011
The Shadow of events album are now available at Tiger, Boomkat, Spotify & Itunes.
Listen, downlad or buy a copy for your record shelf.

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