Siril Malmedal Hauge and Kjetil Mulelid have made themselves known in the Norwegian music scene in recent years. With active touring, a Norwegian Grammy Award nomination, and several album releases praised from the worldwide press, they have distinguished themselves as a clear voice for the 21st century in Norwegian music. Since they studied at the slightly legendary jazz academy in Trondheim ten years ago, they have worked regularly together – first as the core behind the project Fieldfare, and then through Siril’s own solo work with two album releases, as well as concerts at most jazz festivals and clubs in Norway’s nooks and crannies. Siril has also distinguished herself through a duo project with ECM artist Jacob Young, with two releases, awards from Japan, a nomination from the “Independent Music Award” in New York, and touring in large parts of the world, such as Europe, Japan and South Korea. Kjetil, for his part, has released 10 albums with the quartet Wako, his own piano trio and as a solo artist – this has led to hundreds of concerts in Europe and Japan, two million streams, and words of praise from the entire world’s musical press orchestra.
Hauge and Mulelid are now together as a duo, and a mix of original songs and their own versions of well-known cover songs can be expected. The music is characterized by Hauge’s clear and expressive voice and Kjetil’s quirky piano playing. It is music in a catchy landscape, but with a good dose of resistance and surprises that take the listener into their musical universe.