Archive for Stiftelsen Insomnia

Day two at Insomnia Festival

Day two at Insomnia Festival

First of all WOW, Thursday was a blast. People arrived early, they danced, and it was all in all super fun. Fortunately there will be loads of fun today. Our ...

Day one at Insomnia Festival

Day one at Insomnia Festival

As day one at our festival is here you might have questions about times and artists. Who to check out and who is playing where at Driv. We will give ...

The grand opening with Demdike Stare

The grand opening with Demdike Stare

Demdike Stare is the occult themed collaboration between Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker. They will be the opening act of Insomnia Festival 2013!

Who should control public spaces? (Live stream)

Who should control public spaces? (Live stream)

Tromsø as a city in constant movement. Who should decide how our public spaces should look

MØRK-concert will be streamed at VT

MØRK-concert will be streamed at VT

So, here it is, our last day at this years Insomnia Festival. First of all we would like to thank all of the people who have made Thursday and Friday ...

Design vs Music 2013

Design vs Music 2013

Kok Pistolet is a not so ordinary design studio, founded in 2010 by Floris Schrama and Sacha van den Haak. Both studying Graphic Design at the Royal Academy of Art ...

BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!

BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!

As the festival is approaching you might wonder where to buy your festival pass or day pass, well, you can either buy it at the student house Driv, Akademisk Kvarter ...

SAFTRONIC (BODØ)

SAFTRONIC (BODØ)

Christian Natvig aka Saftronic from Bodø, Norway, takes his influences from electro, house/techno, funk and disco. His interest in music started when he was 4-5 years old and discovered his ...

TROMSØ AS A CITY — DEBATE

TROMSØ AS A CITY — DEBATE

Tromsø as a city in constant movment. Who should decide how our public spaces should look like? We are all a part of the constant change of Tromsø, but how ...

MØRK – Peak Activity (SENJA)

MØRK – Peak Activity (SENJA)

Benjamin Mørk is a pianist and composer originally from Senja, but working in Tromsø. Through the years he has contributed on keyboards in a range of different bands and projects

ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITORS

ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITORS

How would the world be without the increasing amount of everyday noise?Environmental Auditors consist of Daniel Lercher (Artistic Director), Agnes Hvizdalek, Danielle Dahl, Rudolf Terland Bjørnerem, Vinzenz Schwab, Simon Daniel ...

Buqs

Buqs

Buqs’ are electronic lifeforms that shift the experience of the streetscape from the primarily visual to a more auditory experience. The project aims to divert the invasion of the virtual ...

SANDER MÖLDER (TALLINN)

SANDER MÖLDER (TALLINN)

Hailing from Estonia, Sander Mölder has worked his way through a classical formation (he plays piano among other instruments), which allowed him to perform among an orchestra in venues such as the Royal ...

SELMA SKOV (TROMSØ)

SELMA SKOV (TROMSØ)

Selma Skov Høye grew up in Tromsø, and got interested in the well developed musical scene of the city at an early age, followed by her DJ debut at the ...

TRULS PULS (BODØ)

TRULS PULS (BODØ)

Truls Puls put down his guitar as a young boy. The reason was that he had discovered scratching. Soon his love for the decks grew stronger and stronger. This strong ...

Ready to kickoff!

Ready to kickoff!

A special live act and two hot DJs is what we serve you on our last party before the festival. Insomnia kickoff 2013 is just around the corner!

Working through the insulation

Working through the insulation

In the Tromsø winter, social interacting gets challenged when language, sound and touch competes with the thick, bulky clothing northern life requires. In this workshop, we will play with smart ...

Klubb Insomnia at Bastard Bar

Klubb Insomnia at Bastard Bar

This coming Saturday, 21th of September, Insomnia Festival brings you Klubb Insomnia with Lena Willikens (Salon des Amateurs, Cómeme) and our own Charlotte Bendiks (Love OD Communications)

DUNGEN ready for Insomnia

DUNGEN ready for Insomnia

Together with 4 brilliant artists. Check them out! You can also buy tickets now online, at Driv or Akademiske Kvarter. Hurray!…

B0KA (Nordfjordeid)

B0KA (Nordfjordeid)

From Nordfjordeid in rural Norway comes b0ka, a band who delivers “instant tropicana” and good vibes with their dance-able, live club music. Playing drum machines, synth, vocoder, horns, guitar and ...

VRIL (Hannover/Berlin)

VRIL (Hannover/Berlin)

Inspired from the fathers of Detroit techno does Vril draw his musical energy from the bottom of mechanized industrial world

ATEQ (Berlin/Spreewald)

ATEQ (Berlin/Spreewald)

The musical project ATEQ is marked by recurring gentle waves of electronic loops seamlessly integrated into each other, growing into a unique feeling sound crawling toward its climax

BLÓT (Tromsø)

BLÓT (Tromsø)

Blót was for real discovered by the festival during Tromsø International Film Festival 2013 where we dropped by the Badlands party at Kurant gallery

DUNGEN (Stockholm)

DUNGEN (Stockholm)

In what feels like a very short decade, Sweden’s Dungen has mutated at a furious pace. Main man/ producer/ arranger/ singer/ golden child Gustav Ejstes’s lone constant has been change. ...

NO SIESTA PARTY

NO SIESTA PARTY

Together with No Siesta Fiesta Festival we bring you SANO and CHARLOTTE BENDIKS. 

SIDE BROK (Ørsta)

SIDE BROK (Ørsta)

Side Brok (mean saggy pants) got a hit with the hilarious “1,2,3, fire,” which is a tribute to rural car culture with wide wheels and furry interior, funny drinking habits ...

JENNY HVAL(duo) (Oslo)

JENNY HVAL(duo) (Oslo)

Jenny Hval has in recent years made a name for herself as an artist, musician and writer both in Norway and abroad. When her third record Viscera was released in ...

ANA HELDER (Rosario)

ANA HELDER (Rosario)

Cómeme Records, famous for Matias Aguayo‘s excellence the world over, houses a plethora of other talent, including Ana Helder. Her name, less noted on the roster, perhaps only to those ...

HOLLY HERNDON (Tennessee/Berlin)

HOLLY HERNDON (Tennessee/Berlin)

Holly Herndon’s Movement is the debut offering of material by the young musician, modernist, and machinist. Restless for reckless cultural immersion, Herndon left her Johnson City, Tennessee home as a ...

TODD TERJE (Oslo)

TODD TERJE (Oslo)

Following a string of celebrated releases leaning on everything from kitschy euro sounds to deep funk and latin jazz, the relatively new to the scene Todd Terje has already made ...

SHED (Berlin)

SHED (Berlin)

Shed is a man of action, a living example how to reinvent oneself again and again within the boundaries of electronic music. At the same time, Shed does not follow ...

TM404 (Stockholm)

TM404 (Stockholm)

TM404 – a unique live project from Andreas Tilliander.  With a new alias, TM404, Andreas Tilliander has created enjoyable ambient dub simmering with life and details. The songs have all ...

BOGAN VIA (Phoenix)

BOGAN VIA (Phoenix)

Bogan Via is Bret William Bender and Madeline Miller. Wait Up is the band’s debut extended play album, where they have developed their distinctive electronic-folk sound. With overwhelming responses to ...

AUSTRA (Toronto)

AUSTRA (Toronto)

Olympia, the second album from Austra, is an album of transformation. Though it has only been two years since their 2010 debut Feel It Break, it represents a quantum evolution ...

Insomnia on ICAS Radio

Insomnia on ICAS Radio

Listen to the I.C.A.S radio show from our last meeting in Berlin

DEMDIKE STARE (Manchester)

DEMDIKE STARE (Manchester)

Demdike Stare is the occult themed collaboration between Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker. They will be the official opening of the festival at the old cinema Verdensteatret Cinematek. Sit down, ...

LANDO (San Francisco/Berlin)

LANDO (San Francisco/Berlin)

Lando’s (a.k.a Antaeus Lando Roy) journey started over nine years ago in the Bay Area where he was an active producer and DJ in San Francisco’s underground club scene as ...

LOVISA NEGGA (Linköping)

LOVISA NEGGA (Linköping)

Lovisa Negga is a French Sami electronica artist from Linköping. After two albums, she has now also released a single on Lule sami language, “Miha ja gievrra”. Witch really caught our attention ...

XOSAR (The Hague)

XOSAR (The Hague)

The American born, Netherlands based producer’s beguiling sound is a mix of unnerving atmospheres and uplifting emotions, keenly bolted onto raw house and techno tempos

LEGOWELT (The Hague)

LEGOWELT (The Hague)

Danny Wolfers is truly one of a kind – a producer and performer who spans many different scenes with ease and always in his own unique style a world away ...