Norway, Bylarm, Spain, live video & a remix

The Norwegian release of the album went very well. The reviews of the album were pretty great and K.I. & T.F.M. have played a bunch of live shows for smiling audiences.

K.I. & T.F.M. will play two shows during By:larm this year.
The first will be on Sellout! Music’s labelnight at Revolver the 16th along
with Hiawata and Munn til Munn Metoden. This show will be a solo-show, without the Freedom Machines.

The second will be at Rockefeller on the 19th at 22.30.
This will be a full band show.

These shows will be great, so don’t miss out!

The album will be out shortly through Rock Indiana Records in Spain, and it will be followed up with a tour this spring.

More info on that later.

Here’s a clip from an in-store concert at Big Dipper in Oslo that was done to celebrate the red vinyl release of the album.

And here’s an acoustic clip from a radioshow at Radio Nova.

Kenneth Ishak & the Freedom Machines – Bottom of the Valley from Radio Nova on Vimeo.


Here’s a nice remix done by Torkelsen (Munn til Munn Metoden) who also plays keyboards/samples in the Freedom Machines now and then.

Feel free to download it and share it with your friends.

‘You lived in a world of your own’ out now!

The new single ‘You lived in a world of your own’ is available at iTunes and lots of other places today.

If you want to hear it before you buy it, then you can stream it below.

You Lived In A World Of Your Own by kennethishak

Japan tour

More live shows have been added to Kenneth’s trip to Japan. Check out the live section.

Øya Festival, Japan and a release party.

There’s been booked three shows this summer, and they’re all quite special.

First up is the releaseparty for ‘You lived in a world of your own’ at Internasjonalen here in Oslo on the 22.nd of June. A few days later there’s a festival show in Japan at Utarube Rainbow Camp Festival. And in August Kenneth Ishak & The Freedom Machines will play at the great Øya Festival here in Oslo. Other acts include Iggy & The Stooges, Pavement, Motorpsycho, Flaming Lips, Air, Field Music and many others.

All dates are posted in the live-section of this website.

New album and New single

The new album Kenneth Ishak & The Freedom Machines will be released some time this fall.

The first single ‘You lived in a world of your own’ has been playlisted here in Norway on Radio P3, and it will be released digitally on two seperate dates; first on the 22.nd of june through Platekompaniet and WiMP, and then on the 1st. of July everywhere else.

You can see the single’s artwork below:

The album was recorded the last month of 2008,  2009 and early 2010 with help from Bent Sæther and Jörgen Wall. The Sounds were captured in Giske, Oslo, Stockholm and New York, and the whole thing mixed by Nille Perned in Stockholm.

New website has gone through a facelift that will make it easier to update, which’ll lead to more frequent updates.

Not everything is 100% finished yet, but it will be soon.