, better known as Todd Terje
, is a Norwegian DJ, songwriter and record producer. His stage name is a homage to house music producer Todd Terry.Called "King of the summer jams. by Mixmag
, "one third of the Holy Trinity of Norwegian disco by Spin
magazine, and "One of the Scandinavian dance music scene's most prominent figures by AllMusic, Todd Terje made his name with a string of remixes and re-edits in the mid-00's.He co-wrote the Robbie Williams song "Candy", that reached the Top 10 charts in many European countries, and reached #1 on the UK charts. He was one of those headlining at the prestigious Sónar festival in Barcelona, playing a concert alongside frequent collaborator Lindstrom. He was listed at #17 in the Rolling Stone
magazine list of "The 25 DJs that rule the Earth". In July 2013 he recorded a mix for BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix
series. He's best known for his 2012 house track "Inspector Norse".His debut album, It's Album Time
, was released on April 8, 2014.
In 2013 Terje collaborated with Scottish indie rock band Franz Ferdinand on material for their fourth studio album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
, co-producing two tracks for their album. He mixed and edited Lindstrom's album Smalhans, that led to further collaboration. The pair recorded the single Lanzarote, which was released on Olsen Records in January 2013, and later in the year embarked on a tour, that included gigs at Nuits Sonores, Sónar, and Melt!. Todd Terje recorded a cover of Robert Palmer's 1980 single Johnny & Mary with Bryan Ferry. The track appeared on Terje's debut album It's Album Time and was released as a single.