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April 2017

Solitary IV release 30th June 2017
We are proud to present that the new album “Solitary IV” is finished and will be released 30th June 2017 on both cd and vinyl.
Videos, sound and more information will be posted during April.

July 2016

The Soundbyte Live!
We are doing two concerts in Mexico the second week of August at the Festival International Chihuahua.
8th August CD. JUAREZ – Plaza del Mexanidad
9th August CHIHUAHUA – El Palomar

February 2016

New album in postproduction at the moment.

September 2014

Prelisten for upcoming album in 2017!
A lot of material has been tried out both live and through studio recordings the last two years. Bits and pieces have now been sorted – some ready for mixing, some for rerecording during the autumn. One of the pieces is now available for pre listen. The track is from a live studio improvisation concisting of Trond Engum (guitar/electronics), Rune Hoemsnes (drums) and Kirsti Huke (vocals).

March 2014

The Soundbyte Live!

Short presentation/concert from Trondheim March 2014
Trond Engum – guitar and Rune Hoemsnes – drums

Click  here  to watch the performance

January 2013

The Soundbyte Live!
We have divided the concert at Notam Oslo 24.into three clips.
Trond Engum – guitar and Rune Hoemsnes – drums

Click to watch

INTRO     –     TRANSITION     –     BLACK


October 2012

The Soundbyte Live!
Concert at Notam Oslo 24. October as a duo constellation.
Trond Engum – guitar and Rune Hoemsnes – drums

Click here to watch the performance

October 2012
The Soundbyte has just finished 4 days intensive recording in Berlin.

October 2012
The Soundbyte Live!
Concert at Dokkhuset Trondheim 3. October.

July 2012
The new album “Trilogy” will be released August 20.
Until then it is possible to pre-order both CD and downloadable version directly from this site.
The downloadable version is in high resolution audio.
For ordering larger quantities, please send a mail to

December 2011
The Soundbyte trilogy black/grey/white are ready for release!
Cover artwork and tracklist will be present in the media section before end of this year.
In addition two live videos from a Concert in October will be available in the Video section.

October 2011
The Soundbyte LIVE!
After three intensive years we are finally ready to present the results of our musical research.
Everything starts with a concert in Trondheim the 21. October at Rockheim.
Sound and video recordings from the concerts will be available.

September 2011

Drammen 30. September
Halden 01. October
Trondheim 21. October

August 2011

The album is mastered, and songs are labelled. Many thanks for all suggestions and feedback.

July 2011

Did a live concert with the new line up during SPL 2011.

June 2011

Back in the studio for more recording and preparing live set for a couple of concerts during summer (tba)

May 2011

At the moment attending the NIME conference in Oslo. Will do a presentation focusing on the technical aspects behind the making of the new album.

March 2011

We have started a pre-listen session for the upcoming album. An unmastered version is sent to a selection of people. Please send us a note if someone is forgotten.

March 2011

We have started rehearsing for live concerts. The basic live line up consists of Trond Engum, Rune Hoemsnes and Arild Følstad. The different members contributing in bands like The 3rd and The Mortal and Calmcorder.

March 2011

I have been in London mixing three new songs for the upcoming album. An invitation for pre listening of the whole album will be sent to a selection of people before mid March.

February 2011

I’m doing a presentation of my research project at Westminster University in London.

February 2011

I’m doing a presentation at the National Library in Oslo during the seminar “Musikk/maskin”.

December 2010

I will do a concert with Atrox in Trondheim during their 20year anniversary. A live DVD from their concert will be released during 2011.

October 2010

I have been in Berlin mixing two more tracks for the upcoming album trilogy.

September 2010

I’m doing an outdoor concert in Trondheim. Visit the video page to watch the performance.

September 2010

I will do a presentation of my research project and a concert September 16. at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo.

Two songs for the upcoming release are available for your listening enjoyment.

Click for prelisten:

Angle Grinder



March 2010

I`ve spent all march working in Berlin finishing all the drum recording for the next release. Click here for a short video.