Norway’s diskJokke was a leading light of the Scandinavian sound of the ‘00s with a string of singles and albums for the likes of Smalltown Supersounds and Full Pupp. Then, almost decade ago, he retired from the scene and stopped releasing music entirely. Fortunately he’s chosen to return to the fray and has a new release which also launches a brand new Norwegian label, Badabing Diskos. We caught up with him to discuss his music and more
diskJokke - Interview
Today is a sunny day in Oslo and I have been skiing, but it is impossible to not think of the current world events unfolding in Eastern Europe. So I would say, ok.
diskJokke - Soundcloud
At the moment the clubs are up and running, also starting now with bookings from abroad. But the crowd is partly new to the nightlife and club scene, so some nights feel a bit rowdy. It will probably take some months for people to acclimatise to normality.
At the moment I am doing a collab with an up and coming producer that will sound a bit different from my previous stuff. As it’s still evolving, that is just about as much as I want to share about that project at the moment :). There are a few more upcoming releases on Badabing and it is great to finally be djing in clubs again, so hopefully, there will be more of that.