Whateverest documentary

Watch a short documentary about the inspiration behind Todd Terje's 'Inspector Norse', with music from Terje.

WHATEVEREST from Kristoffer Borgli on Vimeo.

Todd Terje’s belter Inspector Norse was a pretty inescapable track last year, and for good reason – using an ARP2600 synth as its basis, it was an addictive, grooving and most importantly fun nu disco-leaning house track that would put a smile on pretty much anyone’s face.

A lesser known fact about the track is that its title isn’t just a bit of wordplay on Morse, but actually in reference to an oddball named Marius Solem Johansen – AKA Inspector Norse – who manufactures legal highs for personal consumption and makes Youtube videos of himself dancing to Terje tracks. Whateverest is a short documentary profile of the man, soundtracked by Terje, that was the winner of the Special Jury award at AFI Fest 2012. Directed by Kristoffer Borgli, it’s bizarre and a little bit sad, and it’s shot beautifully.

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