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Hans Fjellestad

Hans Fjellestad

Hans Fjellestad


Hans Fjellestad is a musician and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He has composed for film, video, theater, dance and has presented his music, film and video art in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Brazil. Fjellestad has an extensive discography both as a solo artist and in collaboration with many legendary players in the international experimental music scene. An "innovative musician" (All About Jazz) and "mad scientist of sound" (SLAMM), Fjellestad's music has been described as "unbridled sonic freedom. Read more on Last.fm
Hans Fjellestad is a musician and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He has composed for film, video, theater, dance and has presented his music, film and video art in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Brazil. Fjellestad has an extensive discography both as a solo artist and in collaboration with many legendary players in the international experimental music scene. An "innovative musician" (All About Jazz) and "mad scientist of sound" (SLAMM), Fjellestad's music has been described as "unbridled sonic freedom... raw, almost shamanic energy that embodies the true essence of unrestricted music" (XLR8R) and a "spicy concoction...

refusing to behave itself, it screams, throws things and makes a mess" (The Wire). Fjellestad has performed and/or recorded with Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis, Peter Kowald, Lé Quan Ninh, Lisle Ellis, Haco, Miya Masaoka, Money Mark, Donkey, Takayuki Kato, Saga Yuki, Thomas Dimuzio, Tetsu Saitoh, David Slusser, Baiyon, Uchihashi Kazuhisa, Jakob Riis, P.O. Jørgens, Carl Bergstrøm-Nielsen, Mike Keneally, Rob Rowland, Nortec Collective, among many others. His music is available on Hollywood Records, Accretions Records, Circumvention Music, Brain Escape Sandwich, Barely Auditable Records, Pan Handler, and Vinyl Communications. Fjellestad (or his alter-ego, 33) has performed in such far-flung venues as The Roxy (Prague), Shinjuku Pit Inn (Tokyo), Festival Beyond Innocence (Osaka), Big Apple (Kobe), ABC No Rio (New York City), Bimbo's 365 Club (San Francisco), SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles), Velvet Jones (Santa Barbara), Don Loope (Tijuana), Spring Reverb Festival (San Diego/Tijuana), Den Anden Opera (Copenhagen), Yokohama Jazz Promenade, Big Sur Experimental Music Festival, San Diego Repertory Theatre, and the Northwest Electroacoustic Music Festival (Portland). Fjellestad co-founded the Trummerflora Collective, and has worked as a curator for the international art initiative, inSite_05. Fjellestad has directed numerous video art and film projects, including the feature documentaries Frontier Life (2002) and Moog (2004).

He is set to make his fiction film directorial debut with Lords of Chaos, a story about the Norwegian Black Metal music scene in the early 1990's. Shooting begins in Scandinavia in Summer 2006. -from his myspace profile (http://www.myspace.com/hansfjellestad) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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