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For their 4th album the Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken, Nikolai Heangsle Eilertsen, and Torstein Lofthus, are joined by Reine Fiske, the Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing, for four extended tracks and a pysch cover blending rock and jazz in powerful ways.
 

Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske
Silver Mountain

Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Silver Mountain (Rune Grammofon)

Label: Rune Grammofon    
Released in: Norway    


"It's not often a jazz band takes the big step from the club scene to a 1300-capacity rock venue like Oslo's Rockefeller. But then again, Elephant9 is not your ordinary jazz band. Often cited as Norway's best live band -- surely quite rare for an instrumental band -- they are equally popular in jazz and rock circles.

On this, their fourth studio album, Elephant9 once again join forces with Reine Fiske, the Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing, for an epic slice of mindblowing modern rock 'n' jazz prog psychedelia. Silver Mountain is their finest album so far, a work on which all the parts fall into place. The core trio is still Stale Storlokken, Nikolai Heangsle Eilertsen, and Torstein Lofthus, three of Norway's finest musicians. Guest Reine Fiske brings another dimension to the band and is now so integrated that he might as well be considered a permanent member.

Silver Mountain contains five tracks between 10 and 22 minutes; four originals, plus the most spaced-out version of "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" you're likely to encounter."-Rune Grammofon

Also available on vinyl LP.




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Product Information:

UPC: 7033662021741

Label: Rune Grammofon
Catalog ID: RCD 2174CD
Squidco Product Code: 21093

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Norway
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Kungsten studio in October 2014 by Mattias Glava.

Personnel:

Reine Fiske-electric guitar, acoustic guitar

Torstein Lofthus-drums

Nikolai Haengsle Eilertsen- bass, acoustic guitar

Stale Storlokken-organ, piano, synthesizer

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Track Listing:

1. Occidentali 14:26

2. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life 10:04

3. Abhartach 9:21

4. Kungsten 20:05

5. The Above Ground Sound 22:02