Tagged: Oslo

February 1945

February 9, 1945 – Offensives On The Western Front In High Gear – March To Berlin

February 9, 1945 – WEAF 6 o’Clock News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 9, 1945 – The offensive along the Western front got into high gear this day, as the Canadian 1st Army took fourteen towns and a gain of nearly five miles into Germany, and rapidly approaching...

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– Kirsten Flagstad – In recital for the Magic Key Program – January 2, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing the occasional series of great Singers, a radio recital performance by the legendary Norwegian Soprano Kirsten Flagstad from the RCA Magic Key Program of January 2, 1938. Regarded...

Highasakite – Live At Introducing – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Highasakite – Live At Introducing – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Highasakite – Live At Introducing – April 28, 2014 – RBB Berlin The sounds coming out of the Scandinavian countries continues to astound, captivate and intrigue. Tonight it’s a band from Oslo, Highasakite. Only together for a little over two years,...

Overrunning Oslo – Happy Birthday Rome – News From Europe – April 21, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News From Radio Berlin, Radio Paris, EIAR Rome – Mutual Broadcasting Shortwave – April 21, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the war in Europe was going on for some 7 months, interest in news from the front was of...

Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido – In Concert – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Instituto Mexicano del Sonido – Live At Terra Music Festival – August 28, 2013 Over to Mexico City tonight for a concert by Instituto Mexicano del Sonido (Mexican Institute of Sound), recorded on August 28th of this year. Around since 2001,...

Monica Heldal – Live At Øya Festival 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Monica Heldal in concert at the 2013 Øya Festival, Oslo Norway – August 10, 2013 Further evidence New Folk has become a universal phenomenon in recent years. Monica Heldal is a twenty-one year old Norwegian singer/songwriter who has been playing since...

Dråpe At Øya Festival 2013 – Norway – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click On The Link here for Audio Player: Dråpe At Oya Festival, Oslo – December 7, 2013 Over to Oslo tonight to the Oya Festival which started on Wednesday of this week going into its 15th year, and features, along with a stream of Norwegian bands, appearances by Alabama Shakes...

Heyerdahl – Live At Bi Nuu, Berlin – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Heyerdahl are a new band, less than a year old. But in that short period of time they’ve managed to garner a lot of favorable reviews and some genuine excitement for this Norwegian import. From their very first gig in...

April 9, 1940 – Not A Good Day To Be Norway Or Denmark – The War In Europe Escalating.

It helps, it really-really does: Become a Patron! News for this day in April, 1940 was wall-to-wall bulletins regarding the German invasion of Norway and Denmark. Starting in the early morning hours, news reports came filtering in via shortwave of “something going on at the Danish and Norwegian borders”. At...