Pjusk is Rune Sagevik and Jostein Dahl Gjelsvik from the west coast of Norway – both from small villages close to nature. The sound of Pjusk is inspired by the harsh Norwegian weather and wild landscape. At the center point of the collaboration between the two is an old cabin high up in the mountains. This is where most of the music of Pjusk is made – framed by snowy peaks and the sound of cold streams.
Pjusk are signed to the New York based label 12K and have released five albums thus far, their latest album Solstøv was released on 12K in 2014. In 2010, their album Sval reached No.1 in the Norwegian Electronica charts.
Last year, Pjusk collaborated with Christopher Pegg’s Experimental Dark Ambient project Sleep Orchestra on the album Drowning In The Sky. On their blog they have also mentioned a possible collaboration with the Chinese artist Shao Yanking, so keep your eyes out for that.