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The site has been up for a
while now. And we've constantly been adding new mp3's, pictures
and even videos. So be sure to check it out. Help yourself by
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NEWS AND UPDATES
- Athana solo concert Spor 5 MaiJazz 2020
- New music cooking for a new album. Will include top guests like Stewart Copeland, Gary Husband & Jody Linscott. Listen up for a quick taste from the process.... under construction. Stay safe!
-New reviews and interviews.
-New album added, updates, soundfiles and webshop!
-New review added!
-New album added, updates, soundfiles and photos!
-Playing MaiJazz 2018 with guests Gary Husband and Jody Linscott. Read all about it. - Tickets available here!
-Happy New Year! Shiny New Webshop up and running!
- New review and interview!
- New press from Stavanger Aftenbladet by Leif Tore Lindø (Norwegian only)
-New track from the upcoming album "Invisible Colors" feat Gary Husband!
-New review added + teaser tracks!
-Updates all over!
-New reviews and interviews added!
- You can now buy the "Athana Symphonic Experience" Blu-Ray here!
-Pictures from the ATHANA SYMPHONIC EXPERIENCE added along with new interview and reviews.
-Happy New Year! Tracks from the upcoming album "Paviljon" uploaded!
- New reviews!
- New reviews!
- Happy New Year! Let's celebrate the new year with a free download of a new remix!
- New tracks uploaded.
- Pictures from Tou Tower, a guitar performance featuring 48 guitarists playing Athanas compositions.
- Summer interview, Rogalands Avis (Norwegian only)
- New upcoming guitar duo album with fellow guitar player Vidar Schanche. Vinyl release autumn 2011. Give it a preview listen here
- Pictures and audio clip from a no-audience concert on a construction site
- New press! Here and here. (Norwegian Only)
- Happy New Year! Free download at soundcloud.com
-New review in Stavanger Aftenblad (Norwegian Only)
-Re-working the Gear-section. Pedals and other stuff coming soon.
-Wonder how Athanas pedals work? Check it.
-Fresh review on "Beats & Pieces" added in the feedback-section!
-Check out the write up on Athanas pedal! (Norwegian only)
-Two new videos added!
-Two new articles about Athanas brand new vinyl, "Beats and Pieces"!
-Four new teasers from the upcoming album "Beats & Pieces" (releasedate: 16/6)
-Pics from the mastering session in Oslo!
-Happy New Year!
-Here's a belated christmas present: free download of the Dennis deSantis remix of Grim Reaper Leaves the Planet!
-L.E.D. Light Galaxies just got voted as one of the best releases in 2009. Source: The Black Planet, Portugal.
-New review from groove.no!
-Article about Athanas Signature pedal from Stavanger Aftenblad.
-Check out the brand new Kalimba Symphony (Tanganyika fly-by) video!
-Two new reviews added in feedback-section!
-Check out Athanas Signature Overdrive pedal here. Now available from Effects Pedal Boutique in the US.
-Bergens Tidende reviews "L.E.D. Light Galaxies!
-New "L.E.D. Light Galaxies" review here (Norwegian Only)
Interview with Athana and his "L.E.D. Light Galaxies" here , and a new article and here (Norwegian Only).
-New Album, "L.E.D. Light Galaxies". Releasedate: 27/5-09.
-Gig in Bergen during NattJazz, Verftet 20/5
-Two fresh reviews added in the "Feedback" section!
-"Athana Remixed 05-08" gets its review in Scanorama!
Effects and Soundscapes Guitar Clinic, coming up the 22nd of November.
Check out the Peppermint Fuzz soundclip at Analogman, Athana's new toy.
-Athana appearing on TV-Vest's new weekend show, "Sidesprang".
-The whole Athana catalogue is now available on Amazon.com
The tune “Porten” is now the theme song for the new tv series “Sidesprang” on TV-Vest, this autumn.
Top guitarpedal guy Mike “Analogman” Piera, promotes Athana t-shirts in US. -
Soundclip from upcoming performance with “Madeleines Mad Teater” from Copenhagen, at Tou Scene. Reviews here and here.
- New review and interview added in the Feedback-section.
- Important week coming up: "Athana Remixed 0508" release and MaiJazz concert on Friday, 9th May.
Please help out my fellow musician and close friend Andrew D´Angelo, who´s been struck by cancer, and has no insurance.
-On the 9th of May, Athana will be playing during the Mai-Jazz festival. The upcoming "Athana Remixed 0508" CD will get its release the very same day.
-Athana FX Clinic!
-Happy New Year!
Free download “Ocean 0306” - the radioedit.
- New "Corridor" review in Scanorama!
- Yet another interview in Stavanger Aftenblad (in Norwegian)
- "Corridor" review in Stavanger Aftenblad.
- Snapshots from the release concert added! And a review from Rogalands Avis!
- Media-section updated!
- A few pictures from the very last "Corridor" studio session added!
- Eivind Aarset is laying down guitartracks on one of the songs for the upcoming album, "Corridor" - releasedate, 22.09.07
-New review in Scanorama and an interview in Stavanger Aftenblad! (in Norwegian)
-Hot Licks of the week, athana at musictoyz.com
-Another review of Athana's latest, "ambient:exhibitions"
-Athana's "ambient:exhibitions" gets its first review in Stavanger Aftenblad (in Norwegian)
- New video added; a experimental piece featuring athana & grong. Merry Christmas!
-In depth interview in Musikkpraksis (in Norwegian)
-NRK TV interview, Athana and artist Oddny F. Raugstad (in Norwegian)-The album “ambient.exhibitions vol.1” is now released. In the shops and soon on itunes.
-Athana gets a little publicity in the Portuguese magazine Iberica Elegy.
-Live video from charity concert St. Johannes Church 29/10, with the crowd joining in.
-New ambient album, "ambient:exhibitions vol. 1", will be released in November 2006, through West Audio Music.
Click here for an exclusive first taste.
-Athana TV-Vest interview (YouTube Video)
-In depth interview coming up in Musikk Praksis, November Issue.
-Helgåleiren Kunst&Kultur Festival
Acoustic duo performed with son Anders (MP3, click to download) . Thanks to Strand Guitars for loan of a great instrument.
- Fellow Norwegians; check out this fresh article from Rogalands Avis!
- Athana's cd recieves yet another positive review, this time from Guitar Player Magazine!
- Photos from the Tou Scene duo gig 8 April 06!
- April 8th, 21:45, Athana is playing live at Tou Scene!
- It has just been confirmed that athana's CD will get a review in the June issue of Guitar Player.
-Athana now on Itunes
Studiosession photos. Remixing single version of “Porten”, plus recording new tune “Ridgewells Cherry Birds”. Release May/June-06.
good words in Scanorama. Click here to read them.
-Passing 20.000 visitors and more than 10.000 mp3 downloads. Thank you, music lovers!
-Photos from the Egersund gig!
-More live-clips from Cementen! (Funk#4 and Cherry Birds)
-Aftenbladet is soon playing the entire Cementen gig exclusively on their radio. Click here for the air dates.
-Happy New Year! Celebrate the coming of the New Year with this exclusive live-clip from Cementen!
Christmas gift to all fans and music-lovers; Free download of the tune “Porten“ single version!
-The tune “Porten“ was recently played during a TV-programs in the UK!
-Pictures and a 4-minute long video (22MB) from the Tou Scene gig!
-Athana t-shirts are now available!
-Signing publishing deal with m.o.d. (music on demand) in LA. Working on film/tv scores.
-Another positive CD-review will be featured in the upcoming issue of Vintage Guitar Mag. You can read it right here!
-New features on the navigation-bar: live-dates and discography!
-Fellow norwegians! Be sure to read the recent `Stavanger Aftenblad` review right here!
promo video-clip! Download and be sure to tell your friends!
-Over 10,000 visitors!
-Now distribution in Australia by Tempest
-Artist of the week at musictoyz.com.
-Download flyer, and tell a friend. Click here
for the norwegian version, and here
for the english version.
-The CD is available in shops at the 20th of June.
Click here to see the CD-cover.
-New article added, this time from Rogalands Avis. Click here
to read (in norwegian only)
-Added some photos
of the release-party, with some of the musicians and people
involved in this project.
-Be sure to read the article about athana right here
(in norwegian only)
-Pics and videoclips
(clip1 and clip2)
from the reunion concert with Wasaband, performing songs from
the album “Sightseeing”(released 1983) at Sandnes
Festen 11th of June.
-Athana just recently played
a gig with Andrew D'Angelo at Cementen Scene. Click here
for a review, and here for some
-The reality tv-show “I
Married a Princess”, launched 18. of April in US.
Theme song by Arne Hovda & Jeff Cohen, feat, athana on guitars.
-Live gig at Cementen/Stavanger w/Andrew D´Angelo 28/4
- Athana available at itunes from 28/4
-Click here to check out Athanas interview
in the swedish magazine MM (in swedish only)
-Played By:Larm with native Norwegian group Adjagas
guitartracks for an American TV-series theme song. Written by
Arne Hovda/Jeff Cohen.
-New feature: “Gear”. After
-In the March issue of the
Swedish magazine MM(Musiker Magasinet), there will be a major
interview on gear and about the athana project
-New 3 minute version of the 9 minute long "Alien
Elephants" tune added.
-Happy New Year all of you, following my path. Thanks!
-new video-short added in the
-new feature this month.
get free guitar samples
-The site was featured in the webwatch section in Music
Tech Magazine (Read More)
-This site has now passed over
3000 hits! Thanks to everybody!
-where I got my inspiration to write the tune “Porten”.
- Interview in Stavanger
Aftenblad by Kjetil Wold
- Future Music Magazine; "This is the most unusual demo for this month..."
(Read More)-All songs from the album
“Dandy Lines and Nevergreens” is now available at musiconline.no,
released by the indie label West Audio Music.
-All songs on the mp3 page,
are now cut down to aprox. 1/3. Because we´re getting
close to a download deal, with a record company. Sorry, but
time´s out for free downloads of whole songs.
There's also a new one uploaded, called SAMAKA feat. Bendik
Andersson on drums.
-Watch out for reviews in “Future Music” magazine
October issue. The tune “Porten” is featured in
-Just added a new song in
the download section; Half Awake Running.
-A new short musicvideo is
added to the mp3 section. Be sure to check it out!
-The tune “Picazzo”
feat. Andrew d´Angelo on bass clarinet and saxophone,
is now uploaded on the mp3 page. This song is well received
at the Jellifish/Prosound
camps..As I use both the Jellifish and Robotalk on this track.
-Website launched 23/3-04-Working on editing “Porten,
Funk#4 and Samaka” in the studio SOS.-Editing guitar tracks from
Damon Shulman, to get ”Gentle Giant” 2.generation
flavour in there.-Melody F Grand Prix (been there,
-Arne Hovda leaves for
New York to play gigs with Chris Barron.-Will be demoing for Charlie
Chandler (CCGX) at his stand, at The
London Guitar Show 8-9 of May this year.
-Planning to have an EP with three tunes ready before summer.
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