Beatservice Records

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Beatservice Records (established 10 October 1994 in Tromsø, Norway) is a Norwegian record label releasing electronic music. It was initiated by Vidar Hanssen who was dj'ing for a local student radio with the program The Beatservice Radio Show at the time.[1] Beatservice Records have released music ranging from minimalistic ambient via house and experimental techno to drum and bass. The label was an important factor in the mid-to-late 1990s popularity of the Tromsø based electronic music scene, both in Norway and elsewhere.[2][3][4][5][6]

It has released music by artists such as Biosphere, Aedena Cycle, Kolar Goi, Flunk, Ralph Myerz, Xploding Plastix, Teebee, Sternklang, Kim Hiorthøy, Howard Maple, Bjørn Torske and Frost.[7]

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  1. ^ "Beatservice Records". Bransjeregister 
  2. ^ "Strong Norwegian presence at London Jazz Festival - Listen to Norway". 
  3. ^ "Ny på Beatservice" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon 
  4. ^ "Insomnia finner formen" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon 
  5. ^ "Beatservice Records ut i verden" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon 
  6. ^ "Beatservice relanserer Sketch" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon 
  7. ^ "Beatservice Records - Label". 

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