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Question from udin.... (IP: 222.124.80.241) posted August 5, 2005 19:24:35:
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hai guys its good to know nasum website back again.i wont to know who will take a vocal know.
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No one. The band is dead. Haven't you read this? / Anders
Question from Thunderwind (IP: 82.121.204.251) posted August 4, 2005 19:47:45:
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Hello outta there! I'm the (dirty) transcriber for the french Nasum fan site you'd give your authorization for, and while transcribing your biography, I've faced a problem. I don't know what is a nightliner

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Spring 2002: After a pretty long break from everything Nasum flew to England and shared a nightliner with The Dillinger Escape Plan and Rabies Caste

So could you please expect in simple words waht is that thing, because i am in a will to give the best information page about Nasum for french fans (and they are numberous) i know it's really boring but i did'nt find what it could be, and maybe it is a specifical term, so that is my question. Sorry for boring request, and tanks for the time you'd take to read my words.
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A nightliner is a big tour bus with beds in it. The beds are called bunks and are very small and not particulary comfortable, but it's the best way to travel when you're on a tour where you have to drive very far to get to the next show.
There isn't a Swedish word for nightliner, so most people say nightliner in Sweden too. / Anders
Question from Alejandro (IP: 201.144.151.169) posted August 3, 2005 18:04:20:
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Hi Anders i write from Mexico City. Have plans for a dvd release?
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Nope. Please read previous Q & A's before posting. / Anders
Question from Jensklas (IP: 85.224.157.99) posted July 30, 2005 12:08:24:
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Hallå hallå!

Du har sagt att du vill (har jag för mig iaf) spela i nån ny grupp. Har du hittat några att lira med? Eller åtminstone nån person att ev starta en grupp med?

Antar att det är grindcore du helst skulle lira eller?

Skojigt med alla skivor du säljer för tillfället.. man blir lite för sugen nästan...

Ha det!
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Jag gillar olika sorters musik, och vad jag kommer att spela beror helt på vilka människor jag träffar. / Anders
Question from sebbe (IP: 81.225.196.232) posted July 29, 2005 21:38:48:
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hallå

jag undrar krigshot vem i krigshot var en föredetta band medlem i nasum...och jag undrar ochså vem det är som sjunger det är ju två röster en mörk ochen ljusare ... tack i förhand // sebastian
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Jag och Mieszko spelade i Krigshot. Mieszko hoppade dock av efter vår enda spelning på Hultsfred 2003. Krigshot är just nu vilande. Men det är bara en röst i Krigshot på skiva och det är Mieszkos. / Anders
Question from RUDY (IP: 219.93.184.118) posted July 28, 2005 15:57:45:
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HI ANDREAS,CAN YOU TELL ME HOW MANY NASUM LP HAVE BEEN PRESS?HOW MANY COLOUR VINLY FOR EACH TITLE.AND ALSO FOR THE 7INCH.
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It's Anders not Andreas! I haven't got that kind of information, so I don't know. / Anders
Question from Dadde (IP: 81.227.32.157) posted July 27, 2005 23:13:44:
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He mixed / mastered our latest album: To What End?-"Concealed below the surface" on the 6-8th of december. Thought you might want to know. www.towhatend.se

Ingen fråga jag vet Anders, men snubben verkar ju vilja veta. Ser fram emot att höra musik från dig igen när tiden är mogen. Mieszko är saknad av många, och det måste vara tufft att börja skapa musik igen utan killen som du spelat med i evigheter. Lycka till! Ses / Dadde
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There you go Brian, but Rotten Sound was still the last recording he did as far as I know.
Tack för info, Dadde. Jag har faktiskt börjat plinka ihop några låtar men vi får väl se vad det blir. / Anders
Question from Brian P. (IP: 64.167.29.89) posted July 27, 2005 20:38:17:
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What up, Anders. Do you know the last project Mieszko worked on? After absorbing Exit, which he produced in 9/2005 to 10/2005, I'd love to get my hands on his last project. All I know, Exit, which is my first experience with Rotten Sound is fuck'n sick. Without even reading the album credits, I knew Mieszko's hand was on that album.

The more I learn of his work, the more I empathize with those whom knew him best.

Later man.
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Obviously you mean Sept-Oct 2004 for the Rotten Sound album... Well, after that we went on tour and I don't believe he worked with something else after that until he went to Thailand, so Rotten Sound is definitively his last big recording, and a good one indeed. / Anders
Question from Christian (IP: 213.6.64.120) posted July 27, 2005 19:44:09:
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Thank's for your answer! I know this bands already! The Sayyadina-part on the Swedish Assault compilation was great. So I was a little bit disapointed about their album. The material seems to be older stuff. What kind of music do you listen except grindcore? What do you think of bands like Isis or Neurosis?
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Well, the Sayyadina album is all new stuff, but you maybe thought of the comp tracks?
I listen to all sorts of music, and Isis and Neurosis are among my favorites. / Anders
Question from Christian (IP: 213.6.64.126) posted July 27, 2005 15:21:21:
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Hey Anders! I just wanted to ask how much time you spend in front of the computer! The site is really the best site of a band I've ever seen! Christian
P.S.: Can you recommend some band that are as good as NASUM. The time to october is really very long!!!
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Probably too much time... :)
You should check out the other Swedish grindcore sensations, for example Gadget, Sayyadina and Splitter. Check out the webpages for mp3's and info. / Anders
Question from Oskar (IP: 82.182.84.254) posted July 27, 2005 13:49:22:
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Varför klagar alla på Human 2.0 ljudet?
Är det bara jag som tycker det är helt klockrent?

Visst kanske inte den mest lyssnarvänliga mixen...
Men råare blir det ju inte!
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Smaken är väl olika, helt enkelt. / Anders
Question from Robin Andersson (IP: 213.115.159.14) posted July 27, 2005 11:06:21:
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Tjena Anders.

Om jag förstod ett tidigare svar korrekt, så tjänade ni inte mängder med pengar på Nasum.
Så min fråga är; Gjorde ni något vid sidan av Nasum, för att få pengar till instrument, räkningar och allt annat som skall betalas?

Personligen tycker jag det är rätt lustigt med såna här grejer. Till exempel vet jag att karlen som sjöng i Embraced (och numer sjunger i Burning Engines) jobbar som dagisfröken (dagisherre?!).

Må väl.
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Ja, vi jobbade (jobbar) precis som vanliga människor, dock inte som dagisfröknar. / Anders
Question from Jussi (IP: 81.197.77.167) posted July 26, 2005 20:36:00:
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Is there any genocide superstars shirts and if there is where can I get one?
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I don't know, but you can write to the Genocide SuperStars drummer and ask. / Anders
Question from Fredrik (IP: 213.67.174.211) posted July 26, 2005 01:22:32:
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Tjena Anders! jag igen..Det var en sak som jag funderade på.. Varför hoppade egentligen Jesper av Nasum?, var det för att han ville satsa på Burst eller på just nånting annat? Eller var det ni som bestämde det liksom?.

Hoppas att det för övrigt är bra med er.

Tack så mycket Mvh / Fredrik
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Ja, för fan, vi kickade den jävla idioten! ...eller inte! :) Faktum är att Jesper skrev en uttömmande förklaring till varför han hoppade av och jag tänkte först posta den här som svar, men det är en otroligt lång text. Kontentar var dock att det började hända saker för Burst och det blev för komplicerat att hålla ångan uppe i två band, speciellt som det fanns geografiska problem att överkomma också. Så Jesper valde det band som kändes bäst för honom, och ingen kan anklaga honom för att ha gjort fel val. Dessutom fick Burst verkligen bollen i rullning i och med Relapsedebuten "Pray on Life" och nu ser vi alla fram emot nya "Origo". Heja Burst och Jesper! / Anders
Question from DANIELE (IP: 213.140.6.126) posted July 25, 2005 14:23:48:
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hello anders, I must say that the road that you have followed in order to modernize the site is fantastic, comments song for song, not only what they says, how is born, how it is played, this site is becoming my newspaper [Question manually truncated by admin]...
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Hello Daniele, and thank you for your VERY LONG post. I think it's better that you contact me via email for the answers. Write to nasum@swipnet.se. / Anders
Question from Janne (IP: 212.247.180.79) posted July 22, 2005 16:12:15:
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Förslag om återtryck av tröjor blir aktuellt:

Tryck upp nya crass-luvtröjor + crass-t-shirts (i alla färgvarianter), samt gör luvtröjor med Blind World-motivet (både röd och svart).
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Det är noterat, men tyvärr är sannolikheten ganska så låg för nytryck av de motiv du nämnt. / Anders
Question from lars (IP: 85.225.148.114) posted July 21, 2005 17:24:17:
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öhm.....vad körde nasum i för stämmning på guran och så om man får fråga?
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Det har jag redan svarat på. Läs tidigare frågor och svar. / Anders
Question from Daniel (IP: 203.61.189.19) posted July 21, 2005 04:25:57:
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Hi Anders,

You've spoken of mastering/EQing some Nasum live minidisc material from time to time...
I was wondering if you could tell me what you listen to the music on for doing this? Headphones? Studio monitors? And which type?
What is you prefered mastering software?

I'm pretty interested in sound engineering, so that's why I'd like to know what sort of sytem you use. I'm thinking of investing in some monitor speakers some time soon.

Thanks, Daniel.
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I am just a novice in the world of sound, and so far I have only mastered one thing and that's the "Grind Finale" 2xCD... I worked in Cubase, tweaking some EQ knobs and using some plugins. Nothing advanced but it improved the sound. I borrowed a pair of good headphones from Dan Swanö, but I had to listen to what I produced in different environments (like homestereo, discman, carstereo) to see that it sounded alright. The big challange with "Grind Finale" was to get an even sound through out the album, not only adjusting the volume but adding treble there and bass there. It was quite a task but I am satisfied with the result. / Anders
Question from Rikard (IP: 84.217.64.209) posted July 19, 2005 16:21:40:
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Tja. Eftersom du lika som jag tycker att mastringen på Human 2.0 är lite "sådär", har du funderat på att göra en re-release som är remastrad? Skivan ska väl ändå ges ut på nytt som bildvinyl?
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Jag tror inte det går att göra några större underverk med orginalinspelningen så som den är. Det vore faktiskt bara att slänga pengarna i sjön. / Anders
Question from Candy (Lyon, France) (IP: 83.145.73.58) posted July 19, 2005 15:56:06:
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Hi Anders,

In the set-list of Grind-Finale, we can find several yet unreleased songs (especially on the second disc...).

Can you explain a lot about where does those songs come from ? I suppose that most of them are outtakes from each of your albums...
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Most of them are. However, "Grind Finale" has lenghty liner notes by myself that gives you very detailed information about the 15 studio records Nasum did including the unreleased songs, so I advice you to pick up the album once it's released. I don't feel like sharing information that is featured on the album as I've worked hard to compile content outside the songs that maked the record worth buying (and not downloading). / Anders
Question from Jonas (IP: 213.101.54.113) posted July 18, 2005 21:46:34:
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Hejsan Anders!
Hoppas allt rullar på!
Vill inte låta tjatig, men jag undrar bara hur det går med Miezsko-tröjorna, typ minneströja?
Ha det!
/Jonas
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Jag har vid upprepade tillfällen sagt att jag tar itu med merchtryckning (gammal som ny) efter sommaren, så håll ut! / Anders
Question from Chris-Ten (IP: 83.249.23.0) posted July 18, 2005 14:48:50:
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Hejhej! Satt för ett tag sen och kollade på spelningen från Hultsfred 2003 på Hultsfred TV. Efter Final Sleep drar spelade ni en sån jääääävla slagdänga som gjorde att håret reste sig på skallen......PUH!!!!! Vad heter den och var kan jag få tag på den? Jag kan inte hitta den på fullängdarna. Lös detta problem nån plz. Jag blir galen snart =)
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Låten är "Löpandebandsprincipen" från "Industrislaven". Finns på fin vinyl i vår shop just nu... / Anders
Question from san nie yon (IP: 62.116.20.208) posted July 18, 2005 08:48:11:
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hejsan! i heard, that the word "nasum" was taken from a polish frankenstein-movie, where in a special scene dr. frankenstein ordered: "please, bring me the nasum". you took this word without knowing, what it means and what the right spelling is. is this true?
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Not entirely true. We took the name from the movie "Flesh For Frankenstein" (1973), which is an American/French/Italien collaboration. The doctor says "What we really need now is the perfect nasum", and by viewing the scene (or hearing it, as you can on our first recording) you KNOW what the word means. / Anders
Question from JRH (IP: 68.60.70.16) posted July 18, 2005 06:27:20:
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Hi Anders,

What are some of the sales figures for Nasum's albums? Which countries were you most popular in in terms of sales? Were you ever able to, or at least on the verge of being able to make a decent living off of your music? Did Relapse do a good job when it came to promotion of your albums in the USA? Anything else you can tell us about the cover art for Grind Finale?
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1 + 2) I have never got a complete breakdown of the sales and statistics over which countires that likes us the best. I have statements from certain periods and I haven't actually summed up everything, buy roughly 10-15000 copies per album in total, except for "Shift" that probably hasn't reached 10 000 yet.
3) Not at all.
4) I believe so.
5) The idea of "Grind Finale" in general is to collect everything Nasum did between 1993 and 2004, and that goes for the cover as well. The cover is inspired by past Nasum art. Think an early Napalm Death cover in 2005... You'll see it soon! / Anders
Question from Daniel (IP: 203.61.189.199) posted July 18, 2005 04:24:37:
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Hello Anders,
This is not so much a question as it is a suggestion.
Perhaps a small section could be made on your site with a list of known recorded NASUM cover songs by other bands? And maybe even a link to their webpage? i.e. [Bandname/Cover recorded/Link]

I know this site is pretty much strictly about NASUM (which is great!), but maybe this feature might introduce people to some new bands that were influenced by NASUM in the same kind of way some people may have been introduced to NASUM via their inclusion on the Carcass Tribute CD. (Although most people would have heard of you before that came out, I would hope!!)

I know of at least one:-
"Inhale/Exhale", recorded by EBOLIE on S/T CD
www.ebolie.cjb.net

Thanks, and keep up the brilliant work! Finest and most interesting band page on the net!
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It's a good idea, but at the moment I am aware of around five Nasum songs recorded by other bands so the list really isn't that impressive. But in time maybe. I call all fans to report all Nasumcovers they can find (preferebly with a mp3 of the song...) and send the info to me. / Anders
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