Bjørn Charles Dreyer

«Fourth Wave and the Moon» Album Release


Bjørn Charles Dreyer is a former hired gun with a Ph.D. in music performance. He has worked as a guitarist, composer, and producer on over 170 released albums and collaborated with countless famous and less famous artists. During the 2000s, Dreyer shifted his focus towards composition and sound art, resulting in several self-initiated albums.

Dreyer’s previous album, "Time and Mass", was a solo album recorded in collaboration with Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra and produced by Jan Bang. His upcoming album, "Fourth Wave and the Moon", is produced by Erik Honoré and will be launched at Punkt 2024. The album features a highly renowned collective of musicians like Arve Henriksen, Erland Dahlen and the Kristiansand Symphymphony Orchestra.

The release concert features:

Bjørn Charles Dreyer: guitar and electronics
Håkon Stene: melodic percussion
Ariel de Wolf: cello
Trond Augland: drums
Ronnie Jacobsen: bass
Lars Erik Humborstad: guitar
Arve Henriksen: trumpet

Photo: Lisbeth Finsådal





Live Remix / «Triage» Album Release:

Erik Honoré w/guests

Erik HonoréErik Honoré, who produced and mixed Bjørn Charles Dreyer’s album «Fourth Wave and the Moon», releases his third solo album «Triage» on Punkt Editions in September. Elements from this album will be incorporated in his Live Remix of Dreyer’s concert.

After working for many years as a collaborator with artists like Jan Bang, David Sylvian, Sidsel Endresen, Eivind Aarset and Arve Henriksen, Punkt co-founder Erik Honoré released his first solo album “Heliographs” on the Hubro label in 2014. The album was positively received, Uncut Magazine highlighting its “artisan delicacy and nerve-tingling beauty”, and Dagens Næringsliv calling it “beautiful and inviting music which challenges the listeners’ traditional understanding of song structure”.

In 2017, Honoré released the follow-up, “Unrest”.

Apart from releases under his own name, Erik Honoré has contributed to around 50 recordings, notably “Uncommon Deities” by Jan Bang / Erik Honoré with David Sylvian, Sidsel Endresen and Arve Henriksen; the Punkt album “Crime Scenes”; “Punkt Live Remixes vol. 1” with Jan Bang, Jon Hassell and Sidsel Endresen; David Sylvian’s albums “Died in the Wool”, “The Blemish Remixes” and “Camphor”; and as a co-composer/-producer on several Arve Henriksen albums including “Chiaroscuro”, “Cartography” and “Places of Worship”.

Erik Honoré has performed live with, among others, Jon Hassell, Sidsel Endresen, Nils Petter Molvær, David Sylvian and Arve Henriksen. Together with Jan Bang, he has brought the Punkt concept to more than 25 cities around the world. He has also composed music for films and written three novels published by Norway’s largest publisher, Gyldendal.