The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2017, Squidco LLC


Festen (Hedtjarn / Ullen / Bergman / Carlsson): Festen (Clean Feed)


A remarkable album of free improvisation from the Scandinavian quartet of Isak Hedtjarn on clarinet, Lisa Ullen on piano, Elsa Bergman on double bass, and Erik Carlsson on drums, captivating the listener with active and detailed interplay of strong intention and technical skill.
 

Price: $14.95

Quantity:
In Stock


Shipping Weight: 2.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
product information:


UPC: 5609063003680

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 368CD
Squidco Product Code: 22122

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded at Atlantis Studio, Stockholm Sweden, on June 5th, 2015, by Janne Hansson.


Personnel:

Isak Hedtjarn-clarinet

Lisa Ullen-piano

Elsa Bergman-double bass

Erik Carlsson-drums

Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search
track listing:


1. In the Kitchen 19:19

2. 2015 Forever 10:24

3. "det blir aldrig battre an sa har" 8:09

4. "It Never Gets Better Than This" 5:07
Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Free Improvisation
Jazz
Quartet Recordings
Clean Feed
Staff Picks & Recommended Items
New in Improvised Music
Recent Releases and Best Sellers
Squidco's Clean Feed $12.00 Sale

sample the album:








descriptions, reviews, &c.

"The rich Scandinavian scene keeps revealing all its multiplicity and inventiveness. Now it happens with the first opus by the quartet Festen, assembled by Isak Hedtjarn, Lisa Ullén, Elsa Bergman and Erik Carlsson. The last track of the album is titled "it never gets better than this", and it's right: to go beyond what you'll find here would be difficult, but considering the quality and the capacity for novelty happening in the North of Europe we never know.

What surprises most about this cauldron of creativity is the number of new names constantly appearing, and you find some of the best in this recording. The most internationally recognizable is the one of pianist Lisa Ullén, and she acts in this context like a fish in the ocean. And what a vast ocean, with a central current marked by a renewed perspective of what we call free jazz, fed by reminiscences coming from every sort of contemporary, new and experimental music. Acoustic, raw and spontaneous, Festen's art is hyperactive, bright and very affirmative, simultaneously heavy and fragile, visceral and subtle, capable either of a big impact or taking you to a microscopic world of intricate details. A wonder once again, but with different arguments."-Clean Feed Records


Other Releases With These Artists:
Mount Meander (Auzins / Leidinger / Jacobson / Sauerborn)
Mount Meander
(Clean Feed)
Lume (Barroso / Chochofel / Gaspar / Reis / Silva / Toscano / Menezes / Coelho / Charrinho / Monteiro / Marques / Cunha / Lala / Vicente / Amado / Machado)
Xabregas 10
(Clean Feed)
Cambien, Jonas Trio
A Zoology of the Future
(Clean Feed)
Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen)
Awosting Falls [VINYL]
(Clean Feed)
Snik
Metasediment Rock
(Clean Feed)
Cortex
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Clean Feed)
Various Artists
I Never Meta Guitar Three
(Clean Feed)
Cortex
Live!
(Clean Feed)
Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg / Mathisen
Basement Sessions Vol. 3 - The Ljubljana Tapes
(Clean Feed)
Kaluza, Anna / Artur Majewski / Rafal Mazur / Kuba Suchar
Tone Hunting
(Clean Feed)
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi
Lisboa
(Creative Sources)
Atolon + Chip Shop Music
Public Private
(Another Timbre)
Ullen, Lisa
Catachresis
(Nuscope)
Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris)
Now Is
(Clean Feed)
Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra
Les Deux Versants Se Regardent
(Clean Feed)
Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee
Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995
(Clean Feed)
Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang)
The Chicago Plan
(Clean Feed)
Motif (Lonning / Nymo / Thieke / Wilk / Johansen / Vagan)
My Head is Listening
(Clean Feed)
Dresser, Mark Seven (Mitchell / Ehrlich / Boroff / Dessen / White / Black)
Sedimental You
(Clean Feed)
Rova::Orkestrova
No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris)
(New World Records)
Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Narvesen)
Cornua Copiae
(Clean Feed)
Lindberg, John Raptor Trio (Lindberg / Calogero / LaBarbera)
Western Edges
(Clean Feed)
Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen
Momentum
(Clean Feed)
Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang)
What's Wrong?
(Clean Feed)
Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts
Coldest Second Yesterdays
(Clean Feed)
XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot)
Pah'
(Pleasure of the Text Records)
Bay's Leap
Swans Over Dorking
(Citystream)
Cortex (Johansson / Alberts / Hoyer / Nilssen)
Live in New York
(Clean Feed)
North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim)
The Moment In and Of Itself
(Immediata)
Carter, Kent
Oratorios and Songs (2010)
(Emanem)
Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine)
Live @ The Jazz Happening Tampere
(Relative Pitch)
Lopes, Luis
Love Song [VINYL]
(Shhpuma)
Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio
Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Clean Feed)
Millevoi, Nick
Disertion
(Shhpuma)
Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen)
Lykke [VINYL]
(Shhpuma)
Miguel, Sei
(Five) Stories Untold
(Clean Feed)
Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent
Talking Trash
(Clean Feed)
Parrinha, Bruno / Luis Lopes / Ricardo Jacinto
Garden
(Clean Feed)
Moslang, Norbert / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart
sale_interiora
(Mikroton Recordings)
Parrini, Emanuele
The Blessed Prince
(Long Song Records)
Butcher, John / Michael Duch
Fjordgata
(Confront)
Hawkins, Alexander / Evan Parker
Leaps in Leicester
(Clean Feed)
Kaufmann, Achim / Frank Gratkowski /Wilbert de Joode
Oblengths
(Leo)
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo
Row for William O.
(Relative Pitch)
Eisenstadt, Harris
Old Growth Forest
(Clean Feed)
Protean Reality
Protean Reality
(Clean Feed)
Wastell, Mark
Quartet
(Confront)
Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck)
Skein
(Leo)
Carter, John Trio
Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]
(NoBusiness)
Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval
If Nothing Else
(Clean Feed)
Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm)
Mr K
(Clean Feed)
Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein
Vibrate in Sympathy
(Clean Feed)
Levin, Daniel Quartet
Friction
(Clean Feed)
Hertenstein, Joe HNH (Hertenstein / Niggenkemper / Heberer)
[2nd release]
(Clean Feed)
Hocevar, Dre Trio (De Looze / St.Louis / Hocevar / Pluta)
Coding of Evidentially
(Clean Feed)
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert
Kathmandu
(FMR)
Lightcap, Chris Bigmouth
Epicenter
(Clean Feed)
Vinkeloe / Smith / Nordeson
Elegans
(Nuscope)
4 Corners (Vandermark / Lane / Broo / Nilssen-Love)

(Clean Feed)
Recommended & Related Releases:
Other Recommended Releases:
Mount Meander (Auzins / Leidinger / Jacobson / Sauerborn)
Mount Meander
(Clean Feed)
Lume (Barroso / Chochofel / Gaspar / Reis / Silva / Toscano / Menezes / Coelho / Charrinho / Monteiro / Marques / Cunha / Lala / Vicente / Amado / Machado)
Xabregas 10
(Clean Feed)
Cambien, Jonas Trio
A Zoology of the Future
(Clean Feed)
Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen)
Awosting Falls [VINYL]
(Clean Feed)
Snik
Metasediment Rock
(Clean Feed)
Cortex
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Clean Feed)
Various Artists
I Never Meta Guitar Three
(Clean Feed)
Cortex
Live!
(Clean Feed)
Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg / Mathisen
Basement Sessions Vol. 3 - The Ljubljana Tapes
(Clean Feed)
Kaluza, Anna / Artur Majewski / Rafal Mazur / Kuba Suchar
Tone Hunting
(Clean Feed)
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi
Lisboa
(Creative Sources)
Atolon + Chip Shop Music
Public Private
(Another Timbre)
Ullen, Lisa
Catachresis
(Nuscope)
Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris)
Now Is
(Clean Feed)



Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought:
Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra
Les Deux Versants Se Regardent
(Clean Feed)
Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee
Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995
(Clean Feed)
Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang)
The Chicago Plan
(Clean Feed)
Motif (Lonning / Nymo / Thieke / Wilk / Johansen / Vagan)
My Head is Listening
(Clean Feed)
Dresser, Mark Seven (Mitchell / Ehrlich / Boroff / Dessen / White / Black)
Sedimental You
(Clean Feed)
Rova::Orkestrova
No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris)
(New World Records)
Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Narvesen)
Cornua Copiae
(Clean Feed)
Lindberg, John Raptor Trio (Lindberg / Calogero / LaBarbera)
Western Edges
(Clean Feed)
Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen
Momentum
(Clean Feed)
Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang)
What's Wrong?
(Clean Feed)
Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts
Coldest Second Yesterdays
(Clean Feed)
XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot)
Pah'
(Pleasure of the Text Records)

Search for other titles on the Clean Feed label.