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Thom Hell+Jim Stärk

30.oktober deler vi scene med Thom Hell i anledning John Dee 15 år. 

 

(Posted 11.09.2012)

Gamle Ormelet

I sommer går turen tilbake til Gamle Ormelet på Tjøme. Gleder oss til å spille der igjen! Billetter finner du her

(Posted 13.05.2012)

Musikkplaster//Støttekonsert for kreftsaken

En rekke av landets fremste musikere og artister går sammen for å støtte en god venn og kollega som på grunn av sykdom i nær familie virkelig har behov for det. 

Rockefeller torsdag 09.02.2012 kl 20.00

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(Posted 08.02.2012)

Happy New Year!

Thanks to all fans who came to our shows and bought our albums in 2011! Check out new live dates for 2012, hope to see you around!

(Posted 02.01.2012)

Romjul på Last Train!

Vi spiller på Last Train i kveld. Billetter til 100,- i døra fra kl 2100. Einar Stokke Fadnes, Inge Sørbrøden, Trond Mjøen og Erland Dahlen på scenen. Anders Aasebøe a.k.a. Paven er med på lyd, og DJ Julie Forchhammer spiller plater. 

Romjul på Last Train 2011, del 2: Jim Stärk 100,-
27. desember kl. 21:00 på Last Train

(Posted 27.12.2011)

Einar på norsk!

Einar spiller en låt i anledning feiring av Knutsen og Ludvigsen-plata "Juba Juba" på Kampen Bistro ikveld. I morgen er det feiring av DeLillos-plata "Suser Avgårde" på Cosmopolite. Begivenhetsrik uke på norsk!

(Posted 16.11.2011)

Support Tromsø

Peter Estdahl spiller support for oss på Verkstedet i Tromsø neste lørdag. Vi gleder oss!

 

(Posted 16.11.2011)

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Rainy Love Sounds

Rainy Love Sounds

© 2011 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd007 / CD)

  1. 1. Rainy Love Sounds
  2. 2. True Story
  3. 3. I Know (Stuck Between Chances)
  4. 4. A Young Man's Sorrow
  5. 5. Come On Over
  6. 6. In The Long Run
  7. 7. Fading Out In Blue
  8. 8. Longing
  9. 9. Don't Follow Me
  10. 10. Painted Vessel

All songs by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arrangements by Jim StŠrk. Recorded by Lars Voldsdal at Velvet Recording, Spydeberg, November 2010 and March 2011. Mixed by George Tander¿ at Livingroom Studios, Oslo, December 2010 and April 2011. Mastered by Chris Sansom at Propeller Mastering, Oslo, January and June 2011. Design by Rune Mortensen. Produced by Martin Horntveth.

Turn Around and Look

Turn Around and Look

© 2006 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd006 / CD)

  1. 1. Ran Out Of Luck
  2. 2. Turn Around And Look
  3. 3. Hold On
  4. 4. It’s All Right
  5. 5. Rain Drifts From The Summer Sky
  6. 6. Quarter Moon
  7. 7. The Days Are Getting Longer
  8. 8. Stormy Weather
  9. 9. Tonight #2
  10. 10. No One’s Really There


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All songs by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arranged by Jim Stärk. Recorded by Sven Olsen in Athletic Sound, Halden, Norway, July 2006 except ‘It’s All Right’ and ‘Turn Around And Look’ recorded by Christian Engfelt and Bruno Stehling at AR Studios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2006. Mixed by Espen Berg at Living Room, Oslo, August 2006. Except ‘It’s All Right’ mixed by Ulf Ø.W. Holand at Lydlab, Oslo, May 2006. Mastered by Chris Sansom at Living Room, Oslo, August 2006. Produced by Jim Stärk. Photo: Stian Andersen. Design: Concorde/Dimitri Kayiambakis. Cloud photo: Bengt Olsson.

The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Sweet Recordings. Licensed and marketed by Sweet Recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet/Universal in Norway. EMI Music Publishing Norway.This Production is Recorded with contribution from Fond For Utøvende Kunstnere.


It's All Right

It's All Right

© 2006 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd005 / CD SINGLE)

Written by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arranged by Jim Stärk. Recorded by Christian Engfelt and Bruno Stehling at AR Studios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2006. Mixed by Ulf W.Ø. Holand at Lydlab, Oslo, May 2006. Mastered by Morten Lund at Masterhuset, Oslo, May 2006. Produced by Jim Stärk. Cover by Dimitri Kayiambakis. Jim Stärk: Einar Stokke Fadnes: vocals and acoustic guitar, Inge Sørbrøden: bass and backing vocals, Tom Rudi Torjussen: drums and percussion. Additional musicians: Trond Mjøen: 12 string acoustic guitar, José Carlos Machado Ramos: tenor saxophone, Jessé Sadoc do Nascimento: trumpet.

The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Sweet Recordings. Licensed and marketed by Sweet Recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet/Universal in Norway and V2 Music in Sweden. EMI Music Publishing.


Jim Stärk

Jim Stärk

© 2005 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd004 / CD)

  1. 1. I do
  2. 2. You know better
  3. 3. Don’t stop
  4. 4. Morning song
  5. 5. The word that makes you sing
  6. 6. How to get around
  7. 7. Do it right
  8. 8. Going down that lonely road
  9. 9. The girl with the sun
  10. 10. No flowers

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Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Landscape Studios, Brandýs Nad Labem, Czech Republic, november 2004. Except Morning Song: recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Supermono Studio, Oslo, march 2004. Mixed by Ulf W. Ø. Holand at Lydlab, Oslo, december 2004. Mastered by Bjørn Engelmann at the Cutting Room, Stockholm, December 2004. Design: Rune Mortensen.

All songs: Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arrangements: Jim Stärk. Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals, piano and guitars. Inge Sørbrøden:  Bass and backing vocals. Tom Rudi Torjussen: Drums, percussion and backing vocals. Additional musicians: Kjetil Draugedalen: electric  guitars and additional backing vocals. Asbjørn O. A. Ribe: rhodes, organ and backing vocals on Morning Song. Rob Waring: vibraphone on I Do and The Word That Makes You Sing. Horns on Morning Song and How To Get Around: Fredrik Øie Jensen sax, Per Willy Aaserud trumpet and Øyvind Brække trombone. Strings on Don’t Stop: Chamber Orchestra Far Musica. Horn arrangement on morning song: Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Horn arrangement on How To Get Around:  Øyvind Brække and Jim Stärk. String arrangement on Don’t Stop:  Zdenek Klauda.


Morning Song

Morning Songs

© 2004 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd003 / EP)

1. Morning Song
2. Don’t You Have A Friend
3. Endless Summer
4. Like A Summer Thursday
5. Heart Of Coal

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This is your MORNING SONG. You’ll be okay for tomorrow and allright for today. DON’T YOU HAVE A FRIEND or someone you can talk to … These days are ENDLESS SUMMER, these days are endlessly you. LIKE A SUMMER THURSDAY you’ll cry for rain to come and turn your ground to green again. You’ll save my HEART OF COAL. All songs by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arrangements: Jim Stärk, except ‘Like a Summer Thursday’: Townes Van Zandt. Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals and guitars. Inge Sørbrøden: Bass and backing vocals. Asbjørn O.A. Ribe: Piano, guitar and backing vocals. Tom Rudi Torjussen: Drums and percussion. Horns on ‘Morning Song’ and ‘Endless Summer’: Fredrik Øie Jensen (Sax), Per Willy Aaserud (Trumpet) and Øyvind Brække (Trombone). Guitar outro on ‘Heart of coal’: Gaute Fredriksen. Horn arrangements: Jim Stärk and Kjetil Draugedalen.

Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Supermono studio, Oslo, March 2004. Mixed by Espen Berg at The Living Room, Oslo, March 2004. Except ‘Heart of coal’ mixed by Espen Berg and Chris Sansom. Mastered by Chris Sansom at The Living Room, Oslo, March 2004. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Photos: Agnete Brun / Design: Rune Mortensen. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Supermono and Jim Stärk. Licensed and marketed by Sweet Recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet/Universal.

Ten Songs and hey Hey

Ten Songs and Hey Hey (Double vinyl)
No Time Wasted

© 2003 Sweet Recordings
(Srlp001 / DOUBLE 12´´)

A
1 .Love You Simply
2. Let It Out
3. Pillow
4 .Tonight
5. Within Without
6. Take Your Coat Off

B
1. Reading Time
2. Sweet
3. Claire
4. Talk To Me
5. Hey Hey

Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at intervals between November 2001 and July 2002 at Supermono studio, Oslo. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals, acoustic guitar and banjo. Inge Sørbrøden: Bass and backing vocals. Simen Mæhlum: Drums and backing vocals. Asbjørn O.A. Ribe: Piano, organ and backing vocals. All other instruments by Jim Stärk, except additional guitar on «Let it out» by Asgeir Wølner. Steelguitar on «Love you, simply», «Claire» and «Talk to me» and additional backing vocals on «Claire» by Kjetil Draugedalen. Music and lyrics by Einar Stokke Fadnes except «Tonight» by Inge Sørbrøden. Arrangements by Jim Stärk. Horn arrangement on «Hey hey» by Ole Jørn Myklebust. Mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono studio in August 2002. Mastered by Espen Berg at The Living Room, Oslo, in August 2002. Art direction and design by Rune Mortensen. Cover photo BY Nicki Twang. Sleeve photos BY Asbjørn O.A. Ribe, Hege Nyhagen, Riff Randall and Nicki Twang. Licensed and Marketed by Sweet recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet / Universal.

No Time Wasted (Double vinyl)

A
1. It’s not that easy
2. Honest (Trying to be a man)
3. No time wasted
4. Half a man
5. Sleepless

B
1. Every Word
2. Stranger
3. Catch me (If I fall)
4. River Mercy
5. Come to me

Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Fjære prestegård,Grimstad in July 2003. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Music and lyrics by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arrangements by Jim Stärk. Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals, guitars and banjo. Inge Sørbrøden: Bass and backing vocals. Asbjørn O. A. Ribe: Piano, organ and backing vocals. Tom Rudi Torjussen: Drums. Kazoo on «Sleepless» by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Sax on «Sleepless.» and «Honest» by Inge Sørbrøden. Electric guitar and harmonica on «Behind» by Asbjørn O.A. Ribe. Electric guitar on «Honest» and steelguitar on «Every Word» and «Behind» by Kjetil Draugedalen. Mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono studio,Oslo in August 2003. Mastered by Espen Berg at The Living Room, Oslo, in August 2003. Art direction and design by Rune Mortensen. Cover photo by Asbjørn O.A. Ribe. Sleeve photos by Nicki Twang, Hege Nyhagen, Riff Randall and Asbjørn O.A. Ribe. Licensed and Marketed by Sweet recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet / Universal.


No Time Wasted

No Time Wasted

© 2003 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd002 / CD)

01. It’s not that easy
02. Honest (Trying to be a man)
03. No time wasted
04. Half a man
05. Sleepless
06. Every Word
07. Stranger
08. Catch me (If I fall)
09. River Mercy
10. Come to me

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Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals, guitars and banjo. Inge Sørbrøden: Bass and backing vocals. Asbjørn O. A. Ribe: Piano, organ and backing vocals. Tom Rudi Torjussen: Drums. Kazoo on «Sleepless» by Einar Stokke Fadnes, sax on «Sleepless.» and «Honest» by Inge Sørbrøden, electric guitar and harmonica on «Behind» by Asbjørn O.A. Ribe, electric guitar on «Honest» and steelguitar on «Every Word» and «Behind» by Kjetil Draugedalen. Music and lyrics by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Arrangements by Jim Stärk.

Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Fjære prestegård, Grimstad in July 2003. Mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono studio,Oslo in August 2003. Mastered by Espen Berg at The Living Room, Oslo, in August 2003. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Art direction and design by Rune Mortensen. Photos by Riff Randall and Asbjørn O.A. Ribe. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Supermono and Jim Stärk.  Licensed and Marketed by Sweet Recordings, Norway. Distributed by Sonet/Universal. This production is recorded with contribution from Fond for utøvende kunstnere.


You´re The One That I Want

You´re The One That I Want

Feat. Claudia Scott
© 2003 BP
(BP / CD- SINGLE)

Einar Stokke Fadnes: vocal, acoustic guitar and banjo. Asbjørn Ribe: rhodes and melodic. Inge Sørbrøden: bass. Simen Mæhlum: drums. Guests: Claudia Scott: vocal / Kjetil Draugedalen: steelguitar. Arrangement by Jim Stärk . Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Supermono Sudio, Oslo, NOVEMBER 2002. Mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono Sudio, Oslo, JANUARY 2003. Mastered by Espen Berg at the Living Room January 2003. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Executive producer for Bp: Øyvind Larsen. Claudia Scott appears courtesy of EMI Music Norway. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Supermono and Jim Stärk. Licensed and marketed by Bp, Norway. Photos and design by Rune Mortensen.



Ten Songs And Hey Hey

Ten Songs And Hey Hey

© 2002 Sweet Recordings
(Srcd001 / CD)

01. Love You Simply
02. Let It Out
03. Pillow
04. Tonight
05. Within Without
06. Take Your Coat Off
07. Reading Time
08. Sweet
09. Claire
10. Talk To Me
11. Hey Hey
Bonus track: «You're The One That I Want»

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Einar Stokke Fadnes: Vocals, guitars and banjo. Inge Sørbrøden: Bass and backing vocals. Asbjørn O. A. Ribe: Piano, organ and backing vocals. Simen Mæhlum: Drums and backing vocals. All other instruments by Jim Stärk, except additional guitar on «Let it out» by Asgeir Wølner. Steelguitar on «Love you, simply», «Claire», «Talk to me» and «You're the one that I want» and additional backing vocals on «Claire» by Kjetil Draugedalen. Vocals on «You 're the one that I want» by Claudia Scott. Lyrics by Einar Stokke Fadnes. Music by Einar Stokke Fadnes, except «Tonight» by Inge Sørbrøden. «You 're the one that I want» by John Farrar. Arrangements by Jim Stärk. Horn arrangement on «Hey hey» by Ole Jørn Myklebust. Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at intervals between November 2001 and July 2002 at Supermono studio, Oslo. Mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono studio in August 2002. Mastered by Espen Berg at The Living Room, Oslo, in August 2002, except «You 're the one that I want», Recorded by Kjetil Draugedalen at Supermono Studio, Oslo,November 2002, mixed by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk at Supermono Studio in january 2003 and mastered By Espen Berg at the Living Room January 2003. Art direction and design by Rune Mortensen. Photos by Nicki Twang. Produced by Kjetil Draugedalen and Jim Stärk. Claudia Scott appears courtesy of EMI MUSIC NORWAY. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Supermono and Jim Stärk. Licensed and Marketed by Sweet recordings, Norway. Distributed by Universal music, Norway.

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30.07.2016 Øykjelykkjesetra Vinstra
15.07.2016 Sudio Spornes Tromøy
25.11.2015 Kampen Bistro Oslo
15.07.2015 Studio Spornes Tromøy
29.05.2015 Kampendagene Oslo
09.01.2015 Rockefeller Oslo
26.09.2014 Bonanza 5år Oslo
01.08.2014 Osfest Os
30.10.2012 John Dee Oslo
13.07.2012 Gamle Ormelet Tjøme
04.05.2012 På hjørnet Nesbyen
28.04.2012 Energimølla Kongsberg
27.04.2012 St. Croix Fredrikstad
11.02.2012 Bodø kulturhus Bodø
09.02.2012 Rockefeller Oslo
27.12.2011 Last Train Oslo
02.12.2011 Flytten Haugesund
30.11.2011 Barrack Hamar
26.11.2011 Kulturhuset Tromsø
12.11.2011 Iris Scene Odda
11.11.2011 Checkpoint Charlie Stavanger
10.11.2011 Madam Felle Bergen
27.10.2011 Parkteateret Oslo
06.10.2011 Familien Trondheim
01.10.2011 Big Dipper Oslo
03.09.2011 Vang Valdres
10.06.2011 Norwegian Wood Oslo
28.04.2011 Bergenfest Bergen
17.02.2011 by:Larm Oslo
25.05.2010 Bonanza Oslo
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