I am currently carrying out the artistic research project ‘Performance Machine’ under Danish National Academy of Music. In short, Performance Machine is an attempt at bridging the gap between algorithmic music and a performing musician – a ‘black box’ that takes an input from a musician and generates an output based on this input. In…
The Build by Thor De Force Out On Vinyl LP
The Build is out on vinyl now. Get it at the Thor De Force shop or on Bandcamp.
MusicForWaterMelons Review of The Build
Marcello Nardi reviews the new Thor De Force album: What I love about Thor de Force, nickname of Chicago born, Danish resident guitarist Thor Madsen, is how he mixes hip-hop roots with jazz through the lens of a masterful studio producer, in a completely unique way. There’s an highly crafted work in balancing each nuance,…
Anders Bast & The Bast’ards
2nd single from the upcoming Anders Bast & The Bast’ards album it out now. The full album will be available on August 14. Release concert August 14 at Charlie Scott’s in Copenhagen. Album recorded, mixed and mastered at Mazza Mansion by Thor Madsen who also plays guitar in the band.
The Orchestra & Lars Møller ‘Indo-Brazilian Concert’
Had the great pleasure of being the guitarist in this amazing concert. Half the program was Brazilian inspired and the other half Indian inspired. Masterfully led by Lars Møller who also composed most of the music. Also a tune by Jesper Riis.
Italy likes Thor De Force
This just in from Italy. “…master of acid-fusion and nu-funk with an infinite ability to explore dissonances in intimate melodic structures. One of the most interesting compositional voices on the American scene, although he lives in Denmark.” https://www.facebook.com/radiorosbrera/posts/3044732388948182
Everything Is Noise reviews The Build
Thor De Force return with some dangerously lively funk, and an extremely addictive album. Release date: May 15, 2020 | Ropeadope Records | Bandcamp | Facebook | Website I hope funk is the name of your game right now, because it would mean I get to talk incessantly about The Build, the new album from guitarist and producer, Thor Madsen and his…