Mari Lesteberg is a vocalist, keyboard player, composer and producer, located in Oslo. Mari finished her bachelor degree in Musicology from the University of Oslo in 2018. From autumn 2018 she attended the master programme Music, Communication and Technology at UiO/NTNU. In addition to her master studies, Mari composes music and is a member of two progressive rock bands. Her own project is Fraction Distraction, where Mari is the vocalist, keyboardist and main composer. She also plays the keyboards in the progressive rock band Suburban Savages. In 2017, Mari gained success with her youtube channel, when she made some music videos that went viral with more than 500 000 views. The videos, which she labeled as MIDI art drawings, combined music, story-telling and art in a new way that hadn’t really been done in that scale before. Today her channel has more than 1 940 000 views in total.
Mari is a part the WoNoMute committee as a research assistant, and she organises the WoNoMute events on the Oslo side.
- Mari’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/maisplante
- Fraction Distraction on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fractiondistraction
- Suburban Savages on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3OSklNkdsa2o0BFFb8Raej