NN&TDC Daytrotter Session


Nive Nielsen & The Deer Children: The Way Happiness Sounds In The Snow And Sub-Zero Temperatures


Our special Daytrotter session is now available to stream/download on the awesome Daytrotter website! Recorded during SXSW in Austin TX at Good Denny’s (engineered by Grant Johnson). Live versions of a few new tracks off the upcoming new album. Lots of fun and happy noise. Check it out!

Tracklist: walking / are you ready / happy / oqaqqusaajunnaaruma (the last one being a cover song by the amazing Ole Kristiansen)

Happily and randomly assembled on a variety of crooked instruments by: Nive Nielsen, Jan De Vroede, Nikolaj Heyman, Peter Dombernowsky, Anders Pedersen & Joe Novelli.


NN&TDC daytrotter session

NN&TDC daytrotter session

official USA release for “Nive Sings!”

NiveSings!_frontWe ‘re super stoked to announce the first official State-side release of our debut album “Nive Sings!… Release date is set for Sep 9, and to mark the occasion we will take a break from our recording schedule (that’s right… album #2 is almost finished!!) and play some shows in a.o. Nashville TN and Athens GA. More soon!


track list:

1. room - 2. good for you - 3. aqqusernit - 4. autoharps! - 5. pirate song - 6. dear leopold - 7. my coffee boy - 8. circumstances - 9. rock ‘n’ roll (for abner jay) - 10. vacuum cleaner killer - 11. done & gone - 12. winter song - 13. uulia

Nive Sings! was produced by John Parish & Jan De Vroede, mixed by Tchad Blake, and mastered by Adam Ayan

first tour dates of 2014!

2014 will be lots of fun. i just know it.

here’s the first concert dates of the year:


Jan 24: Kamloops, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 25: Penticton, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 26: Revelstoke, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 27: Revelstoke, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 28: Kelowna, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 30: Musqueam First Nation, BC (solo + guests)

Jan 31: Vancouver, BC (solo + guests)

Feb 01: North Vancouver, BC (solo + guests)





in March we will go to awesome AUSTIN, TX for SXSW where we will present songs from our upcoming new album.

We ‘ll pass through a.o. WASHINGTON DC, NYC, ATHENS GA, SAVANNAH GA, ATLANTA GA and then some, also.



First European spring dates announced!












March 14: Bristol (UK) @St George`s, 7pm (w/ John Parish)

March 16: London (UK) @TBA

April 2: Dresden (D) @Societätstheater, 8pm

April 3: Bern (CH) @Cafe Kairo, 8pm

April 4: Lausanne (CH) @Le Bourg, 8pm

April 5: Winterthur (CH) @Kraftfeld, 8pm

April 6: Munich (D) @Milla, 8pm

April 7: Köln (D) @Stadtgarten, 8pm

April 8: Münster (D) @Pension Schmidt, 8pm

April 9: Aachen (D) @Raststätte, 8pm

April 12: Paris (FR) @TBA

April 13: Paris (FR) @Danish House, 8pm

Circumpolar Soundscape: Canadian tour dates

a circumpolar soundscape


















Feb 8: Banff (AB)

Feb 9: Ft Saskatchewan (AB)

Feb 11: Wha Ti (NWT)

Feb 12: Yellowknife (NWT)

Feb 15: Fort McMurray (AB)

Feb 16: Fort Chipewyan (AB)

Feb 19: Vancouver (BC) – acoustic

Feb 21: Victoria (BC)

Feb 23: Vancouver (BC) – talking stick festival


Germany Oct 2012

Oct 22 @ Jungen Theater , Göttingen  8:00 pm (Hospitalstr. 6, 37073 Göttingen)

Oct 23 @ Nachtasyl/Thalia Theater, Hamburg 8:00 pm (Alstertor 1, 20095 Hamburg)

Oct 24 @ Das Bett, Frankfurt A-M, 8:00 pm (Schmidtstr. 1, 60326 Frankfurt)

Oct 25 @ Harmonie, Bonn (Rockpalast) 7:30pm (Frongasse 28, 53121 Bonn)