The first solo album of Hans Stenøien “Awaiting in Dog Heaven” is out today on Øra Fonogram. And this brilliant work is definitely one of the best albums of the year.
Read the interview with Hans about his music and working on “Awaiting in Dog Heaven”
You have been in music for over twenty years and worked in a lot of different music genres. A music genre is, generally speaking, an abstract category. But how do you think, do the cultural traditions of the country you are living in influence the musical genres…more
I started with recording, producing and mixing. In sort of learning how to work with sound through working with other bands, other artists. And together with my good buddy Simen who I started the studio Greener Productions with. If there was a problem in the studio we put our heads together and figure out how to fix it…more
You were working in a lot of recording studios during your long musical career. And now you run your own studio. What do you think is the most special about Autumnsongs Recording Studio in comparison to other studios?
My studio is different to lots of other studios, in that everything — the recording and mixing areas — is all in the same large room. Usually, a studio will be…
We are one tiny leaf in the ever-expanding record label flora in Trondheim, focusing mainly on releasing indie/alternative rock music on high quality vinyl. We have been associated with the Brygga Records label since the beginning, sharing distribution channels and other administrative features…more
Oh, I don’t know about that… I’d call myself a music lover! My favorite band has always been The Beatles, since I saw them on TV when I was 8 or 9 years old. I already liked Elvis Presley and Abba, and loved compilations with music from the 60s and 70s…more
When did you start playing music? I started out getting guitar lessons in the Kulturskole in my hometown. Soon after I started playing in variousmore