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Todd Terje – Spiral

Terje is back with his latest release on his own Olsen label. Watch this one go….

Check out the teaser clips at the link below… and look for it to drop in the coming days at stores everywhere.

Todd Terje – Spiral

Four is the magic number: Todd Terje’s next 12” super sound single on Olsen Records finds him going back to his roots with two extended and sparkling synthesizer adventures for club use. “Spiral” and “Q” are preceding the mastermind’s up-and-coming debut album (where both tracks won’t appear) and are the elaborated results from a commissioned concert for Bergen’s 2012 Ekko Festival.

The title track is exactly that type of percussive-driven crescendo cut that would have had discerning discos of yesterday hitting their roofs – luckily, the dance floors of today are none the wiser while spiralling into bliss. “Q” on the other side is a twelve minute long trance-not-trance epic that makes use of cowbells, fosters distortion as a stylistic device and features a prominent melody that won’t leave your brain too soon and makes it impossible to hit the stop button.

Housed in tremendous and theme-fitting sleeves conceived by Oslo’s top illustrator Bendik Kaltenborn.

more words on the release from our in house scribe Mr Govan…

‘Like any memorable volcano Mount Olsen has made sure the eruption following a period of dormancy is unrelenting and powerful. Spewing out with no less energy than the last is the latest offering on Todd’s own label Olsen.

A-side ‘Spiral’ is a lush tapered number that shimmers with Brontosaurus style 80s indebted nostalgia as it takes you from the pre-disco nerves; dousing you a splash of Brut & gearing up with ethereal Enya vox pads before diving headlong into a big snog at your local dance hall, with Blue Monday soundtracking your conquest.

On the flip ‘Q’ has a more modern glacial palette with its muscular 126 bpm framework carving through the ice, & taking you to McMurdo to bask in the warmth of a vodka soaked polar party’

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Todd Terje – UK Weekend

Todd Terje is back in the UK this weekend, as part of a monster line-up on saturday at the Warehouse Project in Manchester. Following this Terje will be in London for the legendary Horsemeat Disco in Vauxhall, this is looking like it might be a bit of a Pool staff outing, so see you down there!

Check this video of Terje road testing his forthcoming Inspector Norse track, back in the NYC summer…

and if you need even MORE Norse, Todd will be up in Leeds next Wednesday for Flux Music at the Beaver Works. So you really have no excuses, do you.

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Todd Terje

A wave of goodness coming from Oslo & Todd Terje right now, the buzz is really building on his new ‘Its the Arps’ EP on his own label (OLSEN) The ‘Inspector Norse’ track in particular has been going down a storm for us.

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Back on the release tip, Terje’s ace new remix for Bryan Ferry is out very shortly:  keep your eyes peeled at  Piccadilly: Bryan Ferry – Alphaville/Me oh My

Slightly further ahead mixes are coming soon for Joakim & Bombay Bicycle Club, along with the long awaited Bjorn Torske remix, which will make a vinyl appearance on Smalltown Supersound very shortly.

Terje also has a new blog! check out his opening salvo: an interview with DFA’s James Murphy at the very aptly titled LETSNERD.COM

Finally Todd’s ‘Ragysh’ EP is still storming dancefloors across the globe, check out the man like, Sasha smashing up Ushuaia in Ibiza with it last month.