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Evicshen (USA) + MoE (NO) + Arvid Kraft (DJ-set)


Victoria Shen is an experimental music performer and sound artist from San Francisco. Though analog synthesizers are the backbone of Shen’s music, while performing live, she plays self-made electronics, invented instruments, and even acoustic objects like a bull whip. Shen is a markedly mobile performer that muddles the boundaries between performer and audience, stage and floor.  Her sets tend to be site-specific, in direct response to the physical and acoustic qualities of the space in which she performs. Her live show vacillates between moments of restraint and swells of frenetic and confrontational movement.  A tightrope walk between control and chance, the whiff of danger is never far during Shen’s performances. Her sound is dynamic with a sensitivity to texture and structure throughout.


MoE is a Norwegian rock band trapped inside two experimental musicians. A janus-faced duo that is constantly drawn in both a melodic and abstract direction and is hard to categorize. 

For more than 15 years MoE have challenged the borders of music in a wide variety of formats. With saxophonist Mette Rasmussen they walked along the edge of free jazz, with the Japanese legends Keiji Haino and Ikuro Takahashi they have looked inside territories they hardly thought existed, with Lasse Marhaug they have sculpted monumental arctic noise, with Painjerk they have built bridges between electronic noise and rock music, and over the years the power trio situation has been deeply explored with a multitude of drummers from all over the world. 

But the duo format has been the core ever since the dawn of the band in 2008, and when they first tuned their compass to the sound of the likes of Suicide and DNA.

Guro S. Moe Bass/Vokal

Håvard Skaset:  Guitar, synth, vocals

Listen to MoE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKXzZfBkjVY&ab_channel=EffectoDoppler 

Arvid Kraft (DJ-set)

Arvid Kraft kanaliserar en punkig inställning till det eklektiska: intensiv, industriell techno står som grund till ett hopkok av gungande afro-house, acid, Brazilian funk och alternativ dembow – slutligen med ett kryddmått av hyper pop i mixen.

Photo Evicshen: Devin Sarno




The Cultural Center Oceanen is a Q-marked culturally historical building, which is challenging when it comes to accessibility. We do our best to have as many people as possible visit us. When visiting us with mobility aids the best-suited entrance is through the stage. This entrance is accessed via Gathenhielmska trädgården. The entrance is locked, please email us the day before your visit or the latest Friday at 16:00 if you are visiting us during the weekend. We have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom. Please note that flashing lights may occur during concerts and events. For questions regarding accessibility email Mia Herman at mia@oceanen.com.


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