• Composer / Filmmaker / Street Photographer

    Patrik blomberg book

  • About

    Fourteen

    Started making experimental and electronic music at the age of fourteen.

    Ausgang Verboten

    Founder of Swedish 80ies synth band Ausgang Verboten.

    Music Videos

    Director of music videos for international record labels 1991-2003.

    Film

    Award winning director of documentary and commissioned film work 1991-2010.

    Digital Startup

    Founder and manager of Swedish App Development company AppByrån 2010-2015. AppByrån was acquired by SIGMA ITC in 2015 and is now part of SIGMA.

    Creative Director

    Creative Director & Business Development Manager at IT Company SIGMA ITC 2015-2016.

    Labradoodle

    Proud dog owner!

    Cheese

    I like me a good cheese every now and then.

    Favourite Pub

    There can only be one. The Pineapple in Kentish Town, London.

  • Music

    Selected Works

    String Quartet #1

    Turn Around

    My very first work for string quartet had it´s first performance at the Pufendorf Institute in Lund, Sweden on the 18:th November 2016.

    Performers: Kvartett 168.

    Durata: 30 min.

    Düsseldorf by Night

    Images for Tape

    Format: Album

    Media: Cassette Tape and Digital

    Genre: Experimental

    Label: Lamour Records

    Year: 2015

    Artwork: Esa Tanttu

    NB: Nominated for best experimental album at Manifest Galan 2016

    https://open.spotify.com/album/4beVRN7W4pxNnGXgHqQELx

    DA BOOK

    Homme Fatale

    Format: Album

    Media: Digital

    Genre: Electronic

    Year: 2013

    https://open.spotify.com/album/6Wlli58ngWtEKT9PwDuIVW

    Patrik Book

    Pojken, Brödkniven & Krogragget

    Format: Album

    Media: Digital

    Genre: Experimental

    Year: 2011

    Artwork: Mikael Forth / Photography: Viktoria Blomberg Book

    https://open.spotify.com/album/2Mrm8eVdso1Y5EXOad40p2

    DA BOOK

    One Taboo To Go

    Format: Album

    Media: CD

    Genre: Electronic

    Label: Exit Records, Brussels

    Year: 2001

    Artwork: Mikael Forth / Photography: Viktoria Blomberg Book

    DA BOOK

    A-Bomb from a friend

    Format: EP

    Media: 12" Vinyl

    Genre: Electronic

    Label: Grand Recordings

    Year: 1998

    Artwork: Mikael Forth / Photography: Viktoria Blomberg Book

    NB: Featuring vocals by Nina Natri. Produced by Håkan Lidbo.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4FW1be6bwA

    Ausgang Verboten

    Entertainment

    Format: Album

    Media: Vinyl

    Genre: Synth

    Label: Genetic Music, Germany

    Year: The vinyl was released 2004. The original cassette tape was released 1984. No alterations were made except mastering.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puxTfVpc5qE

    Wierd Presents

    Cold Waves and Minimal Electronics, Vol. 1

    Format: Album, Compilation

    Media: Vinyl & Digital

    Genre: Synth

    Label: Wierd Records

    Year: 2010

    NB: The Ausgang Verboten track "Consumer" from 1984 is featured on this Minimal Electronics / Cold Waves Compilation released in 2010.

    https://open.spotify.com/track/7CRLPv4JHjvzx1TVzpcwu2

    Synthetic Sounds From Accelerating Blue Fish

    Vinyl Compilation

    Format: Album, Compilation

    Media: Vinyl

    Genre: Synth

    Label: Accelerating Blue Fish

    Year: 1987

    NB: In 1987 this vinyl-compilation was put together by Bo Magnusson at the label Accelerating Blue Fish. It features tracks from local synth bands in Malmö such as Page and Sista Mannen På Jorden. I am featured through the Ausgang Verboten track "Estetica" and an early alter ego to my DA BOOK outlet wich I named RANDOM TOXY, and the two tracks "Weird World" and "Stanley Wop".

    Link to Ausgang Verboten track "Estetica":

    https://www.musiqueapproximative.net/post/ausgang-verboten-estetica

    Orgelvärk - Neuköln Records 1986

    Cassette tape compilation

    Orgelvärk is a legendary compilation of Swedish synthpop, experimental and industrial music representative of the underground tape scene that thrived in Sweden during the 1980s. It was released by cassette based label Neuköln in 1986. Ausgang Verboten is featured with the track "Consumer".

    https://open.spotify.com/track/7CRLPv4JHjvzx1TVzpcwu2

    Astroflash

    A techno collaboration between Patrik Blomberg Book and Simon Warnolf.

    https://soundcloud.com/astroflash-2/sets/astroflash-dark-matter

  • Documentary

    Credit list

    Lille Voksen / Little Miss Grown Up

    Year: 2008 / 2009

    Commisioned by The Danish Filminstitute and TV2 Denmark.

    International premiere at IDFA, Amsterdam 2009.

    Directors: Patrik Book & Anders Gustafsson

    Producer: Helle Faber & Mette Heide

    DoP: Anders Löfstedt

    Editing: Ida Bregninge

    Music: Patrik Book

    Awards: Robert 2009 / Buster 2009 / TV-Prisen 2010

    Trailer: https://vimeo.com/17618640

    Review in Danish newspaper Politiken: http://bit.ly/2ByX5qn

    The World Isn´t Creative Enough

    Year: 2000

    DJ VADIM was born in S:t Petersburg in 1973, but his family moved to London when he was 4 years old. He has lived in London ever since. For the sake of convenience one could describe DJ VADIM as a Hip Hop-musician. But that would be to make things a little bit too simple.https://vimeo.com/78177135

    2 Hours Later

    Year: 2000

    Exploring the creative process through a mission with a 2 hour deadline being given to three ”units”; An artist, a stillphotographer and a rockband. Commissioned by Sveriges Television Syd, Malmö.

    Ensam Är Stark

    Year: 1999

    A film about my father, solitude and the choices we make.

    Screened at Gothenburg International Filmfestival 2000 and ”Skånska Filmdagarna”, Malmö, 2000. And also screened at the artgalleries: FORMAT, Malmö & Gallery F48, Stockholm. Also aired at SVT Syd (SVT ́s digital TV-channel).

  • Music videos

    Directed by Patrik Blomberg Book, Credit list

    Soulmagic

    Track: Soulmagic
    Year: 2003
    Record Label: Universal Music, Denmark
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot in Copenhagen

    https://vimeo.com/78157217

    Eric S

    Track: You Are Somebody
    Year: 2001
    Record Label: Playground
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Copenhagen

    DA BOOK

    Track: Don´t Be The Prostitue
    Year: 1999
    Record Label: Grand Recordings
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot in Nice, France

    https://vimeo.com/78164224

    Babalou Smith

    Track: I´m A Rocker!
    Year: 1999
    Record Label: Grand Recordings
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot on location, Stockholm

    https://vimeo.com/78617479

    Starlight

    Track: Just Can´t Get Enough
    Year: 1999
    Record Label: V2
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot in a showroom, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lF_aCzkJGY

    Happy Vibes

    Track: Happy Vibes
    Year: 1999
    Record Label: Grand Recordings
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot at Atlantis studio, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei5VVRAJVwM

    Loudean

    Track: Wasted
    Year: 1998
    Record Label: MNV
    Format: 16 mm

    https://vimeo.com/78613601

    Weeping Willows

    Track: Broken Promised Land
    Year: 1998
    Record Label: Grand Recordings
    Format: DV
    Notes: Shot in a club in Stockholm

    Robot

    Track: Kick The Bucket
    Year: 1998
    Record Label: BMG / Starboy
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a villa in Skåne

    https://vimeo.com/78177133

    Tomoyo Harada

    Track: Heading North
    Year: 1998
    Record Label: For Life Records, Tokyo
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Los Angeles

    Tomoyo Harada

    Track: Let´s Fall in Love
    Year: 1998
    Record Label: For Life Records, Tokyo
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a club in Malmö

    Caroline Af Ugglas

    Track: Senior & Junior
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: V2
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Bromma Airport

    https://vimeo.com/78613600

    DA BOOK

    Track: Francois Truffaut
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: Grand Recordings
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in the countryside, Skåne

    Kaji Hideki

    Track: "Japanese Title"
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: For Life Records, Tokyo
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Skåne

    Psycore

    Track: Medication 2
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: V2
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9vG8-5INSI

    Psycore

    Track: Medication 1
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: V2
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Copenhagen

    Honeycave

    Track: Beautiful Boy With Ugly Teeth
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: Mega Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Malmö

    https://vimeo.com/78177136

    Tomoyo Harada

    Track: 原田知世 - シンシア (Sincere)
    Year: 1997
    Record Label: For Life Records, Tokyo
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot on location, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BDTAFITaHw

    NB: 1.130.000 views on Youtube!

    Sonic Surf City

    Track: Let´s Make Love
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: Trampoline Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsEoVwVXI2M

    Jill Johnson & Jan Johansen

    Track: Kommer Tid...
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: Lionheart Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Stockholm feat. Tuva Novotny

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUJFW0gTx1k

    Mismates

    Track: Oil & Water
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: Arcade / CNR
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot on location, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOo0G-Ler5Y

    Mikael Erlandsson

    Track: Open Book
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: Hawk Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Canary Islands

    Eggstone

    Track: Never Been a Better Day
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: Vibrafon Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Malmö & Copenhagen

    https://vimeo.com/78177134

    Yoga Bunnies

    Track: Soul
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Koppartälten, Solna

    Look Twice

    Track: Feel The Night
    Year: 1996
    Record Label: MNW
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a studio, Malmö

    Joakim Niels

    Track: Jag Lever Än
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Bokskogen, Torup

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApdIldC4TpU

    Powerplay

    Track: Runaway
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: MCA
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Malmö & Copenhagen

    Marianne Flynner

    Track: I Dina Ögon
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: Lionheart Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in an apartment, Malmö

    Lisa Gives Head

    Track: Triggerhappy
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: Accelerating Blue Fish
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Malmö

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoemnB_L264

    Pandora

    Track: Don´t You Know
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: Virgin
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a club, Malmö

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYGnxNMOnGQ

    Interstellar

    Track: Eya Eya Eya
    Year: 1995
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Stora Sjöfallet, Laponia

    Suzzies Orkester

    Track: Ingen Garanti
    Year: 1994
    Record Label: Sonet
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a photostudio, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78UlRiaSgHc

    Evilland

    Track: Talk Of The Town
    Year: 1994
    Record Label: Sonet
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Stockholm

    Melodie MC

    Track: Give It Up
    Year: 1994
    Record Label: Virgin
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at a castle outside of Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04cvC6ElPRk

    Melodie MC

    Track: I Wanna Dance
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Virgin
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVwzr90aLLU

    Paolo Mendonca

    Track: If You Want My Love
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Polar Music
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Europa Studios, Stockholm

    Rob´N´Raz

    Track: In Command
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Warner
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: ZTV-Awarded

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGeIbPFapuk

    Bloom

    Track: I´m Still Not
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Atlantis
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Café 44, Stockholm

    Club X

    Track: Sweet Talk
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: East West, Berlin
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Paris

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61stbCY75WQ

    Pandora

    Track: C´mon and Do It
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Virgin
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Stockholm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHwE89gMV4Y

    Legacy of Sound

    Track: I Can´t Let You Go
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Filmhuset, Stockholm

    Legacy of Sound

    Track: Feel So Good
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a studio, Stockholm

    Stonefunkers

    Track: M-Rock Theory
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Warner
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Won an MTV-Award

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz2fTD_gR3U

    Organized Rhime

    Track: Chicken or The Egg
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Filmhuset, Stockholm

    Cool James & Black Teacher

    Track: Let´s Stay Together
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Stockholm Records
    Format: Super 8
    Notes: Shot in a school in Stockholm

    Electric God

    Track: Don´t Shut Me Out
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Stockholm Records
    Format: Super 8
    Notes: Shot in Europa Studios, Stockholm

    Claudia

    Track: Heroine
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: Stockholm Records
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Europa Studios & loc. Sthlm

    Vibe

    Track: Love Love Love
    Year: 1993
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Grand Hotel, Stockholm

    Vibe

    Track: Feel Free
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Filmhuset, Stockholm

    Viola & Turisterna

    Track: Du Vänder Dig Om
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Stadt Hamburg, Malmö

    Dolkows

    Track: Beautiful Green
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: Sonet
    Format: Beta SP
    Notes: Shot at Filmcentrum, Malmö

    AB/CD

    Track: Rock n Roll Devil
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: BMG
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot at Stadt Hamburg, Malmö

    Camera: Mattias Malmgren

    Two Sheds

    Track: Hing Hang Hung
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: Accelerating Blue Fish
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in Countryside, Skåne

    Camera: Mattias Malmgren

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67_GU_kDkVo

    Bewarp

    Track: Funk it Up
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: Roasting House
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a studio in Malmö

    Camera: Mattias Malmgren

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHsncod3lpU

    Paradox

    Track: We Don´t Care
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: Roasting House
    Format: Beta SP
    Notes: Shot in studio & on location in Malmö

    Camera: Mattias Malmgren

    Treble & Bass

    Track: State Your Mind
    Year: 1992
    Record Label: Sonet
    Format: 16 mm
    Notes: Shot in a warehouse, Malmö

    Camera: Mattias Malmgren

    Random Toxy

    Track: State of Things
    Year: 1991
    Record Label: My Own Track
    Format: VHS
    Notes: Shot at Filmcentrum, Malmö

  • Other Filmworks

    Credit list

    Box of Warmhearted Stupidity

    Year: 2009

    Duration: 12 min.

     

    Experimental Fiction. A girl finds the meaning of life in a box while being watched by her own soul. A modern dance macabre about death and life, in that order. Made with zero budget!

     

     

    Never Ask

    Room ambience recorded and remixed and then physically interpreted by a dancer.
    Year: 2008
    Dancer: Stina Mårtensson
    Format: DV
    Zero budget short film.

    https://vimeo.com/248048865

    Bananas

    Year: 2007

    Editing of pitchtrailer for the documentary "Bananas" produced by WG Film.

    Director: Fredrik Gertten

    Jean Jaques Mayol

    Year: 2007

    Editing of pitchtrailer for Auto Images.

    Director: Anders Gustafsson

    Öresundskomiteen

    Year: 2006

    Interviews, camera & editing

    Nordic Expo

    Year: 2005

    Editing work for Bysted.

    Hush, EPK

    Year: 2004

    Commercial film commisioned by UNIVERSAL MUSIC, DENMARK An artist portrait of the Danish duo - HUSH. (Made together with Kiko Sjöberg at Flaming 8-ball.)

    Nykredit

    Year: 2004

    Concept development and production + editing, of a filmworkshop for the employees at ”NYKREDIT Ejendomme”.

    IBM

    Year: 2004

    A conference-film, for IBM, used during a conference for IBM-leaders.

    Novo Nordisk

    Year: 2004

    Commercial film. An inspirational film in 2 parts, commisioned by Novo Nordisk. The film tries to give new views and ideas on the subject of ” reduced waste perception” in connection with a new product being developed by Novo Nordisk.

    Tolerance

    Year: 2003

    Short Fiction.Sally and Steve are a couple. Sally thinks that Steve is gorgeous. And, as she says – ”He tolerates me”. Awarded 3:rd Prize in Copenhagen International Videomarathon 2003

    Lofi, Cases

    Year: 2003

    Commercial film for LOFI Reklamebureau A/S. A presentation of 3 very sucessful cases, where the design and planning was carried out by LOFI. The film is part of a multimedia presentation, wich LOFI used to promote themselves at ”HI-Messen” in september 2003.

    Nycomed

    Year: 2003

    Commercial film commisioned by NYCOMED, International Medical Affairs. This film is a presentation of Nycomeds international division - International Medical Affairs. Nycomed is one of Denmarks biggest medical companys.

    Junior Senior, EPK

    Year: 2002

    Commercial film commisioned by UNIVERSAL MUSIC, DENMARK An artist portrait of the Danish band Junior Senior.

    Onrox

    Year: 2002

    Commercial film commisioned by Danish advertisingagency LOFI A/S. Covering the festivities and events during ONROX ́s (a swedish hi-tech company) ”customer-relations day”.

    Sammy

    Year: 2002

    Short Fiction. Sammy is a young man with nothing but love for all of his fellow human beings. But is he in true contact with himself...? Nominated in GOLD-category at Copenhagen Videomarathon 2002.

    Coloplast

    Year: 2002

    An inspirational film for Coloplast Consumer Division, wich they used during development of 2 new products. Coloplast is a Danish medical company.

    Danmark

    Year: 2001

    Short Fiction. A somewhat absurd story about the danish society and a clarinetplaying girlfriend who turns into the queen of Denmark. Nominated in GOLD-category at Copenhagen Videomarathon 2001.

    Mark Ryan, EPK

    Year: 2001

    Format: DV

    Commercial film commisioned by PLAYGROUND MUSIC SCANDINAVIA An artist portrait of singer / performer Mark Ryan, 19 years old, originally from the Phillipines, now living in Malmö, Sweden. Mark is about to be launched as the next bigh thing from ”pop-sweden”.

    Sydsvenskan

    Year: 1996

    Format: 16 mm

    Imagefilm for Swedens third largest daily morningpaper (10 min).

     

    Awarded first prize in the Swedish national yearly filmcompetition ”Guldklappan” held in Stockholm once a year.

     

    D.o.P: Karl Oskarsson

    Depeche Mode, TV-Spot "Ultra"

    Year: 1997

    Format: 16 mm / Flame Processing

    https://vimeo.com/78621410

    Eggstone, TV-Spot

    Year: 1996

    Format: Hi-8 / Flame Processing

    Skak

    Year: 1992, Short Fiction

    Format: 16 mm

    A man walks into a cafe to have a cup of coffe and a quiet moment for himself. However, things take an unforseen turn...

    Produced by DET DANSKE

    FILMVÆRKSTED

    DoP: Hans Hansson, fsf

  • AWARDS

    Some awards & nominations over the years

    The Robert Award 2009

    WINNER: Best Short Documentary 2009 - Lille Voksen (Little Miss Grownup)

    The Robert Award is a Danish film prize awarded each year by the Danish Film Academy. It is the Danish equivalent of the American Oscars. The award, voted only by academy members, is an acknowledgement by Danish industry colleagues of a person's or film's outstanding contributions during the previous year. Directors: Patrik Book & Anders Gustafsson

    The TV-Prisen Award 2010

    WINNER: Documentary of The Year 2010 - Lille Voksen (Little Miss Grownup)

    TVprisen (The TV Prize) is a danish prize awarded by the Danish TV-Producers Association for outstanding work in television. The equivalent in Sweden is the KRISTALLEN award. Directors: Patrik Book & Anders Gustafsson

    The Buster Award 2009

    WINNER: Lille Voksen (Little Miss Grownup)

    Buster Award is a danish prize awarded by the Buster International Film Festival for Children and Youth. Directors: Patrik Book & Anders Gustafsson

    Guldklappan 1996

    WINNER: Sydsvenskan, information/corporate-film

    Swedish prize awarded for best work in commissioned films, corporate, e.t.c. Awarded for a 10 minute film for Swedens third largest daily newspaper Sydsvenskan. Director: Patrik Book

    Manifest Galan 2016

    NOMINATED for: Best Experimental Music Album

    Manifest Galan is Swedens largest prize ceremony for artists signed to independent music labels. I was nominated for my album Düsseldorf by Night "Images for Tape".  Released by Swedish record label LAMOUR.

  • Contact

    Welcome to contact me at: patrik(at)appbyran.se