Essentially a solo album from composer and improviser based in NYC Hampus Öhman-Frölund, this extended work uses a zither as its basis, augmented by a MicroKorg and the voice of Huvudbry bandmate Avery Leigh Draut, using no set tempo and framed and inspired around a picture of the woods near where Öhman-Frölund grew up; really lovely and inspired work.
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Hampus Ohman-Frolund-zither, synthesizer
Avery Leigh Draut-vocals
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Label: Huvudbry Recordings
Catalog ID: HUR003
Squidco Product Code: 31188
Mixed at Mischa's Palace, by Robbie Lee.
"I was given an old zither by a friend. At that time I needed to explore other sounds than what I could conjure from my main instrument, the drums. The music I made during this period relates to time in a free-floating way. An old friend showed me a picture from the woods where we grew up. It really moved me and I kept this image inside my head while making this music. The idea of a longer piece came to mind and "Piggelin-rundan" started taking shape. There were two rules to follow: No set tempo. No synthesizers. But then I rented a MicroKORG for an hour and here we are. I finished the piece during the first couple of weeks of quarantine. Avery Leigh Draut sang beautifully and Robbie Lee took it all to the next level."-Hampus Ohman-Frolund
• Show Bio for Hampus Ohman-Frolund "Hampus Öhman-Frölund is a drummer (b. 1986) based in Brooklyn, NY and Sweden. Work includes live performances (Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Australia), recordings, and teaching in various genres such as pop, rock, jazz, free improv, klezmer and more..." ^ Hide Bio for Hampus Ohman-Frolund
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"Hampus Öhman-Frölund is a drummer (b. 1986) based in Brooklyn, NY and Sweden. Work includes live performances (Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Australia), recordings, and teaching in various genres such as pop, rock, jazz, free improv, klezmer and more..."-Hampus Ohman Tumblr Page (http://hampusohf.tumblr.com/)
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1. Piggelin-rundan 23:47
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