Stockholm Noise Live
Stockholm Noise Live

April 24 2010, the citizens of Stockholm were asked to record the sound of Stockholm and come to Kulturhuset where 4 electronica producers took the recordings and remixed it into music. The event was a part of the annual Culture Night of Stockholm.

P2Ström iPhone app
P2Ström iPhone app

8 The P2Ström iPhone application, a creative six-channel mix with some powerful effects and cool features. You can also click the “band” button and select which instrument you want to play – and if you hook up with some fiends with iPhones, you can start an electronic pop-band.

Oljud Stockholm/Stockholm Noise
Oljud Stockholm/Stockholm Noise

Oljud Stockholm / Stockholm Noise was an exhibition at the Museum Of Music in Stockholm at the Stockholm Culture Festival 2009. Håkan Lidbo and the ethnologist Elin Franzén asked five artist to make remixes of the most disturbing sounds in Stockholm.

Music For Alien Civilizations
Music For Alien Civilizations

June 4, 2008, a radiosignal was broadcasted towards Cassiopeia. From Esrange, Swedish Space Corporations sattelite station in northern Sweden. The signal was music for alien civilizations, a message from Earth saying that we are friendly – and we want to make contact.

Lidbo Van Beethoven
Lidbo Van Beethoven

8 As a part of promoting a series of 25 recordings of classical music, the biggest Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter have asked artists to make remixes of these recordings. Håkan Lidbo picked one of his favourites from Beethoven. The great 5th.

Musiken Vi Hatar/The Music We Hate
Musiken Vi Hatar/The Music We Hate

Håkan Lidbo’s radio show Ström asked 12 well-known Swedish artists to pick a song they dislike, or even hate, and produce it their own way. To confront their deamons and to get in touch with the origin of their musical creativity. Like musical regression therapy.

Pausfågeln Remixad / The Pausebird Remixed
Pausfågeln Remixad / The Pausebird Remixed

This album is much more than simply a compilation of cool digital birdcalls. For 42 years Swedish National Radio broadcasted “The Pausbird Of The Week”. The geekiest radio show ever. This album is also a memorial celebrating by-gone radio days.

60.01.60
60.01.60

60.01.60 – the techno equivalent to Wagners “Ring of the Niebelungen”… sort of. A collaboration with choreographer, film maker, graphic designer and designer. A 60 min. dance performance, 60 acts of one minute each, following strict mathematical patterns.

Ny Musik För Landssorg /Music For National Grief
Ny Musik För Landssorg /Music For National Grief

When Sweden is struck by a national dissaster. Like the murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme, or when the ship Estonia went down and hundreds of Swedes drowned, the radio play very mellow and careful music, old and traditional – so New Music For National Grief presents new, electronic music composed for this purpose.

Skiftet / The Shift
Skiftet / The Shift

8 electronica artists gathered in a studio in Stockholm to create music. The musical labour was only interrupted for lunch and coffee breaks. 8 hours of improvised electronica was recorded and each of the artists received one hour of music that they mixed and edited to one of the eight tracks.

Mass Individuality
Mass Individuality

This video is made from 17 different videos made by the students at Beckmans design school. The task was to synchronize the video so that each musical element had a visual counterpart – and each musical element a given place at the screen.

The Swedish National Anhem Remix Contest
The Swedish National Anhem Remix Contest

As a part of the Voltfestivalen June 6, 2009, Swedish artists were asked to remix the Swedish National Anthem. It was written a long time ago and not many people know the lyrics to the second verse. We thought it should be modernized to reflect the new, multu-cultural, technological and open-minded Sweden.

Data 80
Data 80

Data 80 is Håkan Lidbo’s collaboration project with the self-aware neurological network Data 80. By analyzing every pop song available online, comparing with sales charts and number of hits on the net, the perfect pop songs were composed. Håkan Lidbo contributed with up-to-date electronic arrangements.

Industrial Cool
Industrial Cool

Industrial Cool is a project at The University of Lund where ethonologist Robert Willim explores the aestheitc aspects of industrialism and how it has changed over the years. In this project Håkan Lidbo collects musicians to interprete the sound of a Sugar Raffinery. Industrial music for laptops.

Chambertronica
Chambertronica

Chambertronica is a collaboration project between three classically trained, visionary instrumentalists and three composers that use elctronics as their main instrument and tool of composition. Tradition and technology. Chambertronica is music never heard before.

C3 loops
C3 loops

Håkan Lidbo is involved in the developement of a new software music and video instrument. The inventor is Rikard Lindell, former electronica producer. A beta version of the program was tested at the NMM festival 2008. Håkan teamed up with fellow electronica producer Sophie Rimheden and VJ Måns Nyman.

Mitote
Mitote

Mitote was ordered in 2003 by National Swedish Radio P2 for the 40th anniversary of EMS, the electronic music studio in Stockholm. Mitote is a piece of Electro-Acustic Music blending the aesthetic from EAM and noise art with electronica and the repetitive beats from the today’s club music.

Håkan Lidbo’s music for advertising
Håkan Lidbo's music for advertising

Håkan Lidbo has made music for internationally awarded campaigns. He did music for Absolut Vodka’s Ruby Red interactive rock musical. He also wrote one of Sweden’s biggest hits from commercials; the JC campaign that was awarded as the best advertising music in 2001.

Volt Guitar Trio
Volt Guitar Trio

Composer Mårten Josjö arrange electronic muisc in unexpected acoustic arrangements. At Voltfestivalen 2010 the Volt Guitar Trio performed some of the most important songs from the vaults of electronica. How does this sound on guitar? Find out here.

Dreamhack 2009
Dreamhack 2009

The World’s biggest gaming event Dreamhack was broadcasted live as a sports event by Swedish National Television. The games World Of Warcraft, Counter Strike, Streetfighter and Quake was broadcasted like a sports event, hosted by Miguel Bonett, World Champion in Counter Strike. All music was made by Håkan Lidbo.

Omnibus play Swedish techno classics.
Omnibus play Swedish techno classics.

Omnibus, Sweden’s finest Wind Chamber Orchestra, performed at the Voltfestivalen, June 6, 2009. They performed three classic Swedish techno 12″s in a stunningly beautiful arrangement by Mårten Josjö. The project was produced by Håkan Lidbo and the result was something very new and exciting.

Container Publishing
Container Publishing

Container Publishing is the only Swedish publishing company focusing only on innovative electronic music. The company is owned by Håkan Lidbo and Anders Mörén and represent the very best Swedish artists within modern electronic music,

Bobby Trafalgar
Bobby Trafalgar

Bobby Trafalgar did an infinitive number of recordings and soundtracks to some of the strangest films ever made. Unfortunately he hasn’t composed anything in the last 30 years. Some of his cult songs have recently been re-discovered, edited and re-mastered by Håkan Lidbo.

Kvarteret Skatan
Kvarteret Skatan

Kvarteret Skatan is one of the most establish comedy series on Swedish Television. In 2006-2007 and 2009-2010 the characters of Skatan entered the stage at the Rival Theater in Stockholm. this time they were not just funny. They also sang. The music was made by Håkan Lidbo.

The Three Gifts
The Three Gifts

In 2000, The Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark, asked Håkan Lidbo to make music to the ballet The Three Gifts. An updated and modern version of Kermessen In Brugges.

Svensk Inredningsmusik / Swedish Interior Music
Svensk Inredningsmusik / Swedish Interior Music

Svensk Inredningsmusik / Swedish Interior Music starts with nothing. No sounds and totally empty electronic instruments. Their method is making sound and music out of silence. When they perform, the silent audience is the only sound source. No matter how quiet they are.

Pay TV
Pay TV

Pay-tv consists of the three glamour girls Chanelle, Claudia and Neena. The dynamic trio met at a party att the Rectum Club in Munich and then stayed close friends. When they were offered to perform Trendy Discoteque it all became obvoius for them, they suddenly had a purpose in life, they were ment to be superstars.

Hzx5
Hzx5

Vidiots did this magnificent installation at Voltfestivalen 2009. 5 screens with manipulated faces, disturbingly morphing in synch with the music made by Håkan Lidbo. Some sort of static, electric sound, playing from 10 speakers. Hzx5 is a shameless celecration to electricity.

The Piano Showroom Session
The Piano Showroom Session

In May 26 2007, 9 o’clock in the morning, Mathtiiaas Rosén and Håkan Lidbo met at the Steinway Piano Showroom in Stockholm. The music was totally improvised and in a natural way it ended up as 8 sessions of about 10 minutes each. The Piano Showroom Session is a musical meeting, a conversation in music.

The Great Adventure – Short Movie
The Great Adventure - Short Movie

The Great Adventures Of Princess Galaxia and Capitan Jean Magoo – A short film made by Juan Fernando Maguid to the music by Håkan Lidbo. An animated space adventure. To be continued.

Uppsala Analog Synthesizer Symphonic Orchestra
Uppsala Analog Synthesizer Symphonic Orchestra

One of the unique projects at Voltfestivalen is the Uppsala Analog Synthesizer Symphonic Orchestra. World’s largest orchestra with only analog synths older than 1983. The conductor and maestro of the orchestra is Erik Möller. Håkan Lidbo was one of the initiators of the project.

Club 270
Club 270

Club 270 is a new club concept that moves clubbing many years into the future. But with today’s technology. It’s a club where local clubbers and visitors from all over the World go to experience something unique. A place where art and music is presented in a breathtaking way. Club 270 promotes Stockholm as a [...]

Voltfestivalen 2009
Voltfestivalen 2009

Volt is the new Swedish Electronic Festial. Some of the most interesting and innovative artiists in Sweden together with international stars, weird installations and sound-art. They set the standards for future Volt festivals. Håkan Lidbo is one of the persons behind the organisation.

Alex Van Heerden
Alex Van Heerden

Simple is the first album with Håkan Lidbo and the jazz musician Alex Van Heerden. In February 2009 Alex died in a car accident i South Africa. Alex’ is missed by many but his music will live forever. More music from their collaborations will be released in a near future.

You don’t like it?
You don't like it?

This is a collaboration project between Håkan Lidbo, Shitkatapult label-mate Magum 38 and legendary Swedish cartoonist Lars Ljunesson. The project consist of an EP, a comic book, an online pinball game and some tasty merchendising things, t-shirts and stuff.

Musikextremer
 Musikextremer

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BrainMusic
BrainMusic

BrainMusic is a project where music is controlled and arranged with brainwaves. The musician puts on a headset that register the brain activity from sensors at the forehead, the temples and the earlobes. The music interface is a TV-monitor with a 3-d image of a road, stretching into a seemingly endless space.
After some test [...]

Faster Pussycat Kill Kill (feat. 2 kHz)
Faster Pussycat Kill Kill (feat. 2 kHz)
We Fall So Deep (MANU123)
We Fall So Deep (MANU123)
Moist – Alone
Moist – Alone
GoSmart
GoSmart

GoSmart is a system for traffic control in rush hour. By combining todays GPS-equipped smartphones with deduction of  car tolls, it’s possible to change the traffic flow for the benefit of all drivers, for the over all traffic flow -  and to keep emissions down.
GoPal is a car pool system with incentives where commuters that [...]

Depeche Mode – Peace Remixes
Depeche Mode – Peace Remixes
Randy Twigg vs. Tigerbass
Randy Twigg vs. Tigerbass
Moist – Just Say You’re Sorry EP
Moist – Just Say You’re Sorry EP
Saft Stockholm – Dubbelliv (Håkan Lidbo Remix)
Saft Stockholm – Dubbelliv (Håkan Lidbo Remix)
Alton Miller – Everyday I Do Remixes Vol 1
Alton Miller – Everyday I Do Remixes Vol 1
Jonna Lee- Lake Chermain
Jonna Lee- Lake Chermain
Fever Ray – When I Grow Up
Fever Ray – When I Grow Up
Martin Brodin feat. Nina Hall – Dirty Soul
Martin Brodin feat. Nina Hall – Dirty Soul
Andreas Tilliander feat. New Moscow – Caught In A Riot
  Andreas Tilliander feat. New Moscow – Caught In A Riot
Stefan Archer – La Cascada
Stefan Archer – La Cascada
Genuine Guy – Jealous Swingers EP
Genuine Guy – Jealous Swingers EP
Vaerelsen – Gör Dansen EP
Vaerelsen - Gör Dansen EP
Sophie Rimheden – Go Away
Sophie Rimheden - Go Away
Lowe – A 1000 Miles EP
Lowe – A 1000 Miles EP
Ida – Armagedon Ready
Ida – Armagedon Ready
Dont & Masque – Glow
Dont & Masque – Glow
Tomas Andersson – Big Hair EP
Tomas Andersson - Big Hair EP
Mindhacker – Vizita In Africa EP
Mindhacker – Vizita In Africa EP
The Sweetshop
The Sweetshop
Marc Cotterell – Remix Tribute
Marc Cotterell - Remix Tribute
Records and projects 2008
Records and projects 2008
Otur – Manufacturing
  Otur – Manufacturing
Sultan Peppa – Intense Love
Sultan Peppa – Intense Love
Sistagroove – Broken Concept
Sistagroove – Broken Concept
Alison – Disco Dolly Remixes
Alison - Disco Dolly Remixes