Erik Honoré, co-artistic director of Punkt, is a
Norwegian musician, producer, and author. Honoré is known as a long time
collaborator with artists like Jan Bang, David Sylvian, Arve Henriksen, Sidsel
Endresen and Nils Petter Molvær.
Erik Honoré has recorded, produced and remixed
luminaries like Arve Henriksen, Brian Eno/Peter Schwalm, Eivind Aarset, Sidsel
Endresen, and others. Together with Sylvian, Bang, Henriksen and Endresen,
Honoré released the album "Uncommon Deities” in 2012, based on the poetry of
Nils Christian Moe-Repstad and Paal-Helge Haugen. Honoré has also contributed
to David Sylvian’s "Died In The Wool”, "The Blemish Remixes” and his latest
single, "Do you know me now”.
Live, Honoré has performed with, among others, Christian
Fennesz, Jon Hassell, Arve Henriksen, David Sylvian, Jan Bang, and Nils Petter
Molvær. Sidsel Endresen, Erik Honoré and Jan Bang have also toured Europe as a
trio, performing the Punkt trademark Live Remixes of other artists. In 2012,
Honoré released the critically acclaimed album "Year of the Bullet”, a duo
project with singer Greta Aagre.
Erik Honoré has also
written three novels published by Gyldendal,
Norway’s largest publishing house. "Orakelveggen” ("The Oracle Wall”) was
nominated to the Sørlandet Literary Prize.
Together with Arve Henriksen and Jan
Bang, Erik Honoré has been nominated twice for Best Film Music at the Kosmorama
International Film Festival in Trondheim, and received the award in 2010 for
the music to "Jakten på Hukommelsen”.
Honoré’s debut solo album "Heliographs” was released
on the Hubro label in 2014 to international critical acclaim.