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a brief introduction to Origami Arktika

"I found out about Origami Republika through Jarboe. They're difficult to explain, more of a worldwide movement than an organization of artists. They're not just musicians; they're filmmakers, painters, collagists, writers, performers, and ordinary people. Origami Arktika is simply one branch of the whole contingent, which consists of hundreds of branches. Origami Arktika is all about making massive sounds from minimal equipment." - Brian John Mitchell
 
Trollebotn
CD Album 2007 | Silber 062
8 tracks, 48 minutes
$12 ($18 international, $5 download (256 kbps, ~104 megs))
The unplugged industrial orchestra presents a collection of songs & folklore from the half-mythical landscape Trollebotn, deep in the mountains of Telemark, Norway.
: Listen to the track anne sit heim
: Press release
: Reviews
Vardøgr
CD Album 2002 | Silber 021
7 tracks, 41 minutes
$12 ($18 international, $5 download (256 kbps, ~75 megs))
: Listen to the track Ny Stein
: More info
: Reviews
Music as diverse as their homelandís geography, bridging old world sounds with modern technology. Silicates and stones run through samplers. Artifact flutes poured through electronic processors. Our grandfatherís tales sung through their grandsonís voices. A hybrid of traditional Scandinavian folk and textural ambient noise, celebrating life, friendship, and heritage.
Origami Arktika Discography
Limited Cassettes/Objects/Lyrics Compilation Appearances

Origami Arktika Links

Official Site
Origami Republika: Mother site for all arms of Origami