Welcome to Coverstory.no – A Scandinavian blog about pop, rock and hip hop.

The blog is owned and operated by Michael Hartmann, a Norwegian freelance journalist, and former editor-in-chief at Pink Planet Magazine.

Michael has interviewed some of the most popular artists in Norway and Sweden, like Tone Damli, Christian Ingebrigtsen, Bertine Zetlitz, Chris Holsten, Lars Vaular*,Peter Jöback and Eric Saade.

He has also interviewed celebrities from other countries, like UK fashion advisors Trinny & Susannah, pop group a1, and American dancer Danny Tidwell (So you think you can dance, US).

Michael started his writing career in 2007 as a staff writer at Medium, a health- and lifestyle magazine.

Shortly thereafter, he was named editor-in-chief at Pink Planet, a free, culture guide for the gay community in Oslo. Michael revamped the magazine and expanded its distribution. This made Pink Planet available for readers in four major cities in southern Norway. 

On May 31st, 2017, Michael launched Coverstory.no. Four years later, Michael has loyal readers around the world. Most of them live in the USA, the UK, France, Germany, and Denmark.

If you love music, join Michael on his exciting ride into the world of pop, rock, and hip hop/rap. Who knows what’s gonna happen next? Stay tuned!

Michael with British/Norwegian pop group a1. Backstage at Vulkan Arena i Oslo.

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Coverstory.no is independently owned and operated by Michael Hartmann.

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* Tunes Magazine, 2009.