O. Martin (bassist, backing vocals) May 24, 2016 19:36:59 GMT AURONRA, aurorafan, and 3 more like this
Post by iconiclight on May 24, 2016 19:36:59 GMT
Odd Martin Skålnes, from the Bergen area of Norway, is a member of the AURORA band, is bassist in Aurora's band and is listed as producer, engineer, programming, composer, mixing, as well as instrumentalist contributing bass, drums, percussion, piano, and synthesizer on "All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend" - AURORA's first full length album, released on 11 March, 2016.
Pictured: Aurora Aksnes and O. Martin 
Referred to as O. Martin, he is the bassist for AURORA's band, touring extensively with her and his band-mates, Magnus Skylstad, Alf Godbolt, Selma Stang and Silja Sol, providing primary backing vocals for AURORA, and has become particularly recognized for the many acoustic performances alongside AURORA (often with Magnus Skylstad as well) singing brilliantly crafted harmonies with AURORA during promotional appearances at various radio stations, record stores, and other small venues during tours. (many of these videos can be found at YouTube). Here's just one of many:
O. Martin is an accomplished musician and songwriter himself, being notable since at least 2006 as a member of The Alexandria Quartet a rock group that has released several records between 2006 and 2010.
Into The Light EP (2006) Into The Light Album (2008)
THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET
The promo Video for INTO THE LIGHT by The Alexandria Quartet of 2006 featuring O. Martin as lead vocalist can be viewed at YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMWyOWMehyo
O. Martin is an accomplished solo artist as well, and released an album in January 2014, his debut solo album titled "Silence Fiction" shown below. The album was completed in the legendary Abbey Road Studios and was released on January 27th by the Bergen-based record label Eget Selskap to great reviews and radio listing on P1. 
His promo video for song Heading For The West Coast from this album can be viewed on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI1jFUkvGV4
A very nice interview from this time period, when he was also working with Aurora Aksnes in studio on her upcoming debut can be found (Norwegian language) HERE: srib.no/2015/02/18/fra-haugesund-til-abbey-road/
 discogs.com www.discogs.com/O-Martin-Silence-Fiction/release/6549772
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 A very nice interview can be found (Norwegian language) HERE: srib.no/2015/02/18/fra-haugesund-til-abbey-road/