LateBloomer

LateBloomer

BandJazzEDM

A mixture of jazz, pop and electronica. Chet Baker meets Moby. LateBloomer is an electronica artist with a 6 piece band, sings live and gives a hell of a show. Check out: www.latebloomer.no www.myspace.com/ latebloomertheartist

Biography

LateBloomer (a.k.a. Harald Sandø) has injected heart and soul into the most chill of Nordic scenes.

Combining jazz, electronica and chill-out with a refreshing touch of naïve, plaintive vocals, LateBloomer’s music has been called beat-based pop, pop-based jazz – and even jazz-based beats! Whatever you call it, LateBloomer’s musical explorations have just the right mix of hip sophistication, surprising (yet sing-able) melodies and lyrics that give hope for a world weary of jaded artists more interested in the bottom line than the bass line.

“My music and lyrics are inspired by everything: The smallest things in the universe to the biggest things in life,” says LateBloomer. “I thought it was time to put it all out there.”

With the release of Another View, his debut album, LateBloomer gathered together some of the Nordic scene’s best sounds and beatsters, and has graced the project with his name. The album has some serious surprises: A great, jazz-based rhythm section on some tracks and grooves that would be right at home on any dancefloor on others. “Give Love” is a re-mixer’s wet dream, and LateBloomer’s sensitive yet hip cover of “Round Midnight” breathes new life into the Monk classic. Not your average choice for your average artist. But LateBloomer is anything but average.

A composer, multi instrumentalist, singer and producer, LateBloomer also runs his own production company and label, called Glamfish Productions. He’s been making his own way musically since the age of four, when his musical explorations led him to use everything from his mum’s egg slicer (a perfect little harp, as far as he was concerned!) to furniture and different kitchen utensils as drums and percussion. His parents were relieved when he discovered the big black thing in the living room that sounded really nice (what you and I would call a piano). At age 12 he got his first drumset.... and soon after he started making songs on his father’s old acoustic guitar.

By the tender age of 13 he founded his first band, which led to gigs, recordings and an eventual evolution into computer recording simply by following his musical heart. He educated himself in music, ending up with a Master’s degree in music (specializing in jazz vocals) from the University of Oslo (Norway). Since then, LateBloomer has been doing a lot of writing, recording and performing, including producing and releasing the band Legotrip’s first album, and now his debut album on his own label, Glamfish.

Discography

Another View - debut album released 2007 on Glamfish
We Are All One - single 2007 dedicated to Humanity lots of radio airplay in Norway
Use Love (Wash away hate) - single 2006 lots of radio airplay in Norway
Another View - album released in Korea 2007 on Feel Music
We Are All One/We Are All One - Spiritual compilation album released by Humanitys Team 2007
Kampen Grooves/We Are All One - German lounge compilation on Elbsilber records 2006
Northern Faction 3/The First Time - Canadian lounge compilation on Balanced records 2006
Bar Tunes/We Are All One - German lounge compilation on Chin Chin records 2005
View - ep released 2005 on Glamfish

Set List

Dreaming
Change forever
God bless the child
We are all one
In the rain
Alone
Redefine yourself
Use love
Give love
We are filled
Round midnight (extra)

Set takes about 1 hour.