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Skronky improv from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) in this 180gm vinyl issue of their 2011 Smalltown Superjazz release, recorded in monaural sound for straight-to-your-brain free jazz!

Thing, The
Mono [VINYL 2 LPs]

Thing, The: Mono [VINYL 2 LPs] (The Thing Records)
Label: The Thing Records    
Released in: Austria    

Skronky improv from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) in this vinyl issue of their 2011 Smalltown Superjazz release. While touring the album in 2011 Gustafsson referred to the title as representing "the bandŐs mono mania", with the recordings and release in monaural. Including a cover of Sonny Rollins' "Alfie's Theme," this is prime garage jazz from three incredible players who have released an amazingly diverse set of releases representing some of the hardest-hitting and most intense free improv work of the 21st century.

Pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

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Product Information:

Pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

UPC: 9120036681323

Label: The Thing Records
Catalog ID: TTR 002LP
Squidco Product Code: 18206

Format: 2 LPs
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Austria
Packaging: 2 LPs in a Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded January 31st and February 1st, 2011 by Casey Rice in MONO at Headgap Studios, Melbourne, Australia.


Mats Gustafsson-tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone

Ingebrigt Haker Flaten-bass

Paal Nilssen-Love-drums

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Track Listing:


Viking 8:50

Alfie's Theme 6:00M

Bruremarsj 3:45


The Bridge 12:10

Silver Slipper 4:00


Triple Fox 9:15

Hon slutade gaspa trots allt som skett 4:00

There is Shitloads of Red Meat Missing 2:15


Mono 20:00

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