NEW RELEASE! Friday May 7th 2021

The second release of The B-Flat Society is here! Our very first 7 inch vinyl release titled 4 (12) Violins in B-Flat Major will be available from Friday May 7th 2021.

4 (12) Violins in B-flat Major

(12:08min)

45RPM

Arranged and recorded by Eirik Melstrøm. Performed by Eirin Øgård Kinn, December 28th 2020 at Basement Studio, Moss, Norway. Mixed and mastered by Anders Nordengen, January 2021. First edition, 30x

This release is dedicated to the memory of Tony Conrad

Available for purchase and mail order at:
Tiger Record Store, Oslo.
https://www.tigernet.no/item/155508
Hammersborggata 18, 0181 Oslo
tiger@tigernet.no // +4747450089

The B-Flat Horn present at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. April 6.-25th 2021

Everyday between April 6.- 25th, at precisely 2pm, a loud and proud B-Flat produced by the B-Flat Horn will sound from the old directors balcony at Kunstnernes Hus. It marks the announcement of Theme of the Day of the residency The Great Indoors. The residency is conducted by the graduating MA2 students at Oslo Academy of Fine Arts, together with curator Pedro Gomez-Egana.

B-FLAT SOCIETY RADIO – FM90,5
Inner city Oslo, Norway, Feb.19-28th 2021

Live FM local radio, broadcasting sound works, live concerts, the B-Flat Society invitation, lectures on B-Flat and lots of more content related to B-Flat and the work of the B-Flat Society. If you have any questions or otherwise that you want addressed on the show, please submit to bflatsociety@gmail.com.

Feb.19: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Launch special
Feb.20: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Live concert (ambient hour)
Feb.21: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – The B-Flat Lecture special
Feb.22: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Compostition #1 and #2 in B-Flat
Feb.23: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Live concert (noise hour)
Feb.24: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – The B-Flat Lecture special (reprise)
Feb.25: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Compostition #1 and #2 in B-Flat
Feb.26: Live radio broadcast, FM90,5, 6-7pm – Live concert (ambient hour#2)

THE B-FLAT SOCIETY FIRST PUBLICATION February 19th 2021

The Society is proud to announce that February 19th will mark the release of our first ever publication, a cassette tape containing two sound works by artist and musician Eirik Melstrøm.

Side A:
Composition #1 in B-Flat Major
(25:04min)
2020

Side B:
Composition #2 in B-Flat Major
(23:51min)
2020

Performed and recorded live by Eirik Melstrøm 02.12.2020 (#1) and 14.12.2020 (#2) at Fossveien 24, Oslo, Norway.

Mixed and mastered by Anders Nordengen, Varingskollen, January 2021.
Released by B-Flat Society, February 2021.
1st edition, 45x (BFS001).

Available for purchase and mail order at:
Tiger Record Store, Oslo.
https://www.tigernet.no/item/155332–b-flat-society–composition-1-and-2-in-b-flat–cassette
Hammersborggata 18, 0181 Oslo
tiger@tigernet.no // +4747450089

Tobira Records, Japan. tobirarecords.com
142-9 Hojo, Hojocho, Kasai, Hyogo JAPAN
tobirarecs@gmail.com


THE B-FLAT SOCIETY SPEAKER BOX

The B-Flat Society Speaker Box is a small (10x10x10cm) audio sculptural installation projecting the sound work Composition #1 in B-Flat Major by Eirik Melstrøm.

During the period February 19.-28th a speaker box will be installed at these locations:

  • Deichmanske Library Bjørvika, Oslo (3rd Floor). Address: Anne Cath Vestlys Plass 1, 0150 Oslo
  • NMH – Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo. (Foaje). Address: Slemdalsveien 11, 0369 Oslo.
  • Elvebakken Videregående Skole, Oslo. Adresse: Vestre Elvebakke 3, 0182 Oslo. (Postponed due to Covid19)
  • University of Oslo. Faculty of Humanities. Niels Treschows Hus (entrance). Address: Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, 0313 Oslo. (Postponed due to Covid19)
  • Øveriet, rehearsal space collective, Oslo. Address: Waldemar Thranes gate 98, 0175 Oslo. (Postponed due to Covid19)

If you are interested in having a Speaker Box installed at your site or institution, please contact The B-Flat Society for details at bflatsociety@gmail.com