Norway

Norway

Green Carnation

Hometown:  Kristiansand

Label:  The End Records

Genre:  Rock, Metal

Sub Genres:  Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Goth

Vocal style:   Gothy, Harmonious

In his words:  “I’ve taken an eclectic approach,” Dybdahl says. “I’ve sought to draw influences from the whole spectrum of music — not only from songwriters and singers but also from contemporary and classical music. I am always trying to infuse my work with all these different influences so that I don’t limit myself, or listeners, to the notion of being just another guy with a guitar.”  Kjetil Nordhus

Similar bands/artists: Riverside, Sylvan, The Devin Townsend Project

Thomas Dybdahl

Hometown:   Sandnes

Label:  Norway: 1MicAdventure/Universal    —    Denmark: Sony Music    —      Rest of world: Strange Cargo/Universal

Genre:  Singer/Songwriter

Sub Genres:  Folk

Vocal style:   Soft, Laid back, Rangy

In his words:  “I’ve taken an eclectic approach,” Dybdahl says. “I’ve sought to draw influences from the whole spectrum of music — not only from songwriters and singers but also from contemporary and classical music. I am always trying to infuse my work with all these different influences so that I don’t limit myself, or listeners, to the notion of being just another guy with a guitar.”

Similar bands/artists: Ray Lamontagne, Jeff Buckley

Madrugada

Hometown: Oslo

Label:  EMI

Genre: Rock

Sub Genres: Melodic Rock

Vocal style: Lo fi, Melancholic

Similar bands Nick Cave, Iggy Pop

Minor Majority

Hometown: Oslo

Label: Big Dipper

Genre: Alternative

Sub Genres: Alt Pop

Vocal style: Lo fi, Male/Female duet

Similar bands: REM, Nick Cave

Kaizers Orchestra

Hometown: Bergen

Label: Kaizerecords / Petroleum Records

Genre: Alternative Rock

Sub Genres: Gypsy Punk, Surf Rock

Vocal style: Quirky

Similar bands:  Devotchka, Tom Waits

Gazpacho

Hometown: Oslo

Label: HWT Records

Genre: Progressive

Sub Genres: Neo Progressive Folk

Vocal style: Ambient

Similar bands : Marillion, Pineapple Thief, Sigur Ros

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