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Larsen, Stian / Jorn Erik Ahlsen: Kook (FMR)

Kook is the duo of Norweigan guitarists Stian Larsen and Erik Ahlsen creating a series of improvised soundscapes using their guitars and live electronics; absorbing music of unusual tone, texture, and direction.

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UPC: 786497181728

Label: FMR
Catalog ID: FMR 339-0412
Squidco Product Code: 16361

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded live by Jorn Erik Ahlsen at eat jazz studios, Nesodden, Norway.


Stian Larsen-guitar, live electronics

Jorn Erik Ahlsen-guitar, live electronics

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track listing:

1. There Was No Soup 6:14

2. Do I Know Sarah Kane? 2:23

3. Unit/Fitted 11:59

4. So It Goes 4:05

5. Friday Cannot Speak 2:58

6. What Filth? / Just One More Thing, I Love Your Suit 9:21

7. The Boy Was As Beautiful As Eve 7:29
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"Norweigan guitarists Stian Larsen and Erik Ahlsen provide a tantilisingly wonderful selection of soundscapes in this, their first outing for FMR. Both are expert in not just playing the guitar but the use of live electronics which can of course provide endless possibilities. Seven constantly changing textures and ideas from two of Europes greatest and most creative improvisors."-FMR

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