Ask Carol

Based out of the Norwegian mountain community Auma, comes the alternative indie-rock duo Ask Carol. Ask Carol is a high energy power-duo with a big sound. With two guitars, drums, synth, Carols unique bass and guitar system, and a good dose of multitasking, this two-piece produces a sound as big as a full band. Their sound can be fierce and mean, then suddenly turn soft and comforting. Artists like the Kills, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The White Stripes, pops to mind, but with a Nordic, melancholic twist. Ask Carol has toured in the Philippines, Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia, supported The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and more.

On the 26th of August they released their debut album, to great praise from the press (5/6 in Dagbladet, one of Norway’s biggest newspapers). Even though Ask Carol has been releasing music for some time, this album marks a beginning for the band. When the pandemic hit, and all touring and live shows were put on hold, Ask Carol took a step back, and used the downtime to re-invent themselves. After working on videos, self-produced merch, and figuring themselves out, they’re coming out of the pandemic with their debut album in their hand, ready to take on the world.

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Events featuring Ask Carol

Mar 18, 2023
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Indie Rock
Professional Connections
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  • Brand Partnership
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  • Distribution - US
  • Distribution - UK/Europe
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  • Other Artists to Tour With
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  • PR/Publicity Agency
  • Producer/Studio Engineer
  • Publishing
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