Sverre Knut Johansen – Antarctica


Release data: Sverre Knut Johansen – Antarctica DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Origin Music, 2016 This is a concept album containing contemporary and quite joyous, at times even neo-classical-infused, electronic music dedicated to and inspired by the vulnerable Antarctic region that’s under attack of pollution, global warming issues and other threats. Despite these serious concerns, Sverre Knut Johansen has come up with nine soft-sparkling pieces making their own…

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Sverre Knut Johansen – Earth From Above


Release data: Sverre Knut Johansen – Earth From Above CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2016 With “Earth From Above”, Scandinavian musician Sverre Knut Johansen takes his listeners on a continuous trip up above, which in many aspects seems to follow in the aural footsteps of Erik Wøllo. Like the latter, Sverre’s aerial and lush sonic vistas also feature e-guitar licks and address both the atmospheric…

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Sverre Knut Johansen – Planets


Release data: Sverre Knut Johansen – Planets CD, Origo Sound, 2012 With such a title one expects (and gets) an album of cosmic-inspired instrumental music taking on a melodic and cinematic approach. Scandinavian multi-instrumentalist and composer Sverre Knut Johansen spent two years in crafting the 70-minute outcome, giving his own voice to a mix of melodic, spacy and ambient electronics with energetic/progressive touches. The latter…

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Sverre Knut Johansen – Distant Shore


Release data: Sverre Knut Johansen – Distant Shore CD, Origo Sound, 1994 As far as I know, “Distant Shore” is the debut album by the Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Sverre Knut Johansen, who proves he’s also one hell of a composer in about 70 minutes. The ten minute title track, assembling rhythms and both symphonic and intimate passages, is already a great example of that. This kind…

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