Norwegian ambient jazz duo consisting of Svein Rikard Mathisen (guitar, electronics) and John Derek Bishop (live-sampling, electronics). The duo released their critically aclaimed debut album "Calm Brutalism" on Curling Legs in 2022.
John Derek Bishop has released five albums on Jazzland Recordings (under the alias Tortusa) and was nominated for Spellemannsprisen (Norwegian Grammy) for «I Know This Place - The Eivind Aarset Collages». He has collaborated and released music with Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Erland Dahlen, and Jan Bang to name a few. His latest solo album “Bre” received 4 of 5 stars in Mojo Magazine and Future Music Magazine.
Svein Rikard Mathisen has released three albums, written one commissioned work for the Nattjazz-festival in Bergen and been touring extensively for the last seven years, with his own projects.