This is the companion to the "Bonanza" album, recorded and mixed during the same sessions in Athletic Sound in summer 2011. Here they cover some of their personal favourites, fully showing the diversity of artists that is so typical for the listening habits of young Norwegian musicians not subscribing to specific genres. Meaning you will find Back Sabbath and Pixies side by side with Ornette Coleman and Sun Ra. And with "Bushman Rock" they also cover themselves.
New Price!!!Debut album from "young veterans" of the Norwegian heavy and progressive scenes, fronted by singer, guitarist, writer and producer Ole Petter Andreassen. This is classic, heavy, guitardriven and melodic progressive rock, the playing and production being top notch with a natural mix of solid riffs, intricate instrumental passages and great hooks. The core of the band, apart from Andreassen, is Hedvig Mollestad on guitar and Hammond organ and brothers Brynjar and Haavard Takle Ohr from El Cuero on lead guitar and drums respectively. Guests include Nikolai HÃ¦ngsle Eilertsen from Elephant9 on bass, StÃ¥le Sto... + INFO
Elephant9 spent some quality time in front of an audience over the course of four nights in a small Oslo venue, and they recorded the results for two album releases. 'Psychedelic Backfire I' is a great example of this trio's post-jazz-experimental explorations, with material from across their catalogue given an airing with fresh improvisational elements. Six tracks of live energy.
Norwegian post-jazz supergroup Elephant9 spent some quality time in front of an audience over the course of four nights in a small Oslo venue, and they recorded the results for two album releases. Psychedelic Backfire II features the guest presence of Reine Fiske, whose rhythm guitar fits right in with the rich and remarkable Elephant9 sound. Four lengthy live cuts.
Their first two albums, 'Exit' (2013) and 'Enter' (2014), presented us with sizable and ambitious line-ups of 28 musicians. .'Arrival' is light and shade, joy and despair, structure and improvisation, performed by an ensemble of excellent musicians.