Taking their band name from a Thelonious Monk quote, the Norwegian power trio of vibraphone player Amund Storløkken Åse (son of keyboardist Ståle Storløkken and vocelist Tone Åse), guitarist Nicolas Leirtrø and drummer Øyvind Leite bridge the divide between 70's progressive rock, classical music, jazz and improvisation with a unique instrumentation.
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Label: Rune Grammofon
Catalog ID: RCD 2214CD
Squidco Product Code: 29409
Recorded in duper studio, in Bergen, Norway, in 2019, by Jorgen Traeen.
Nicolas Leirtro-baritone guitar
Amund Storlokken Ase-vibraphone
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Amund Storløkken Åse is a Norwegian percussionist and vibraphonist, the son of Ståle Storløkke (Supersilent). He is known for the groups I Like To Sleep and Midtnorsk Ungdomsstorband.-Squidco 4/7/2021
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1. Beyond Bedmonsters And No Sleep 13:20
2. Playing With Fire 6:36
3. Circles 4:44
4. Braintrain 5:46
5. Pause II 3:28
6. Daymare 6:43
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"Taking their name from a Thelonious Monk quote, I Like To Sleep are three young Norwegian musicians, all 22 years old. Nicolas and Øyvind first met in high school in Trondheim before they joined up with Amund in a youth big band. It soon became apparent that they shared the same musical background centered around 70s progressive rock, jazz, improvisation and classical music. Soon after the trio was formed, first for fun, but soon with higher ambitions, they won the prestigious "Young Jazz Musicians of the Year" award in 2018.
Daymare is the trio´s second album, their debut was released on the All Good Clean Records label in 2017. While their debut showed a lot of quality and promise, their new effort is a huge step forward on all accounts, especially considering their young age. The lazy way would be to place I Like To Sleep with certain other Rune Grammofon "power jazz" groups, but their unique instrumentation (vibraphone, baritone guitar and drums), natural openness and youthful curiosity place them apart from the rest. A truly original trio!"-Rune Grammofon
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