1975: Born in Stockholm, Sweden
1979: Got lost listening to music in headphones
1980: Discovered feedback on dad’s electric guitar.
1981: Became interested in motorsports.
My first LP was given to me by my aunt for christmas, White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground.
Bought my first LP for my own money, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap with AC/DC.
1982: Dad built me an electric guitar out of free parts given to us from guitar shops and scrap Ikea stuff. Also a tube amplifier based on a $2,50 german radio.
Made my own ’’movies’’ – drawings on slides.
1982: Got to school and everything more or less died.
1983: Bought a Eumig Super-8 and made a couple of action flicks. Particularly interested in titles and credits.
1986: Got REALLY into hiphop.
1990: Started high school. Discovered that people could be cool and interested in cool stuff. Understood that art could be a bridge. Since I was close to music I decided I’d go for that. Started my first band as a bass player, since that was the free position. Joined a few others.
1993: Went to China for 3 months to study chinese. Had a revelation. Switched to drums when I got home after listening to the Velvets.
1994: Started to work at a school with kids aged 6-9. Did that on and off for 10 years.
1995: Got a record deal with my first band
1998: Joined another band
2002: Began touring seriously. With several acts.
2003: Got my first gold record. Started making music for movies and commercials.
2004: Took up motocross again
2005: Broke both arms and one leg and got fired from the band. Didn’t know what to do, so I did some work at movie shoots.
2006: Started a new band and we recorded and toured rapidly for one year sharp.
Did commercials as a Set Decorator and Prop Master.
2007: Got my first and only platinum record as a producer
2008: Moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Started bands and hung out with people in the movie industry. Did some art forgery work.
2009: Moved back to Stockholm. Took up touring.
2011: Moved to Malmö. Had a daughter. Only occasional film work.
2013: Moved back to Stockholm.
2014: Suffered a minor stroke in Milan. Lost my drivers licence and had to slow down. Took a year off and got asked to help out with a project called Midsommar. Met Ari Aster, and regained faith.
2015: Had a son
2017: On paternity leave
2018: Shooting Midsommar
2019: Catch-up year with (the rest of) my life.
Even shorter version.
Tons of commercials, tv-series and features.
Tons of commercials, music videos and shorts. Midsommar is my first feature.