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Fire! w/ Stephen O'Malley / David Sandstrom: Requies [VINYL 1-SIDED EP w/ SCREEN PRINT on B-SIDE]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 32042
Catalog Code: REP 2226EP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $44.95



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A one-side EP with a screen print on the B-Side, of a raucous, dark and incredibly epic journey in heavy electric jazz from Fire! configured as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on bass saxophone, organ & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Stephen O'Malley on guitar and David Sandstrom on drums; awe inspiring!


Mulelid, Kjetil Trio: Who Do You Love The Most?

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31778
Catalog Code: RCD 2229CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from this young Norwegian piano trio led by composer Kjetil A Mulelid with double bassist Bjørn Marius Hegge and drummer Andreas Skår Winther, presenting ten lyrical compositions of strong melodies and solid and expressive rhythmic foundations, a thoughtfully beautiful and sophisticated album of exquisite modern jazz.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: In The Mountains

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31777
Catalog Code: RCD 2227CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 1st live album from Norwegian pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye, joined by British saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for original compositions plus "Rosemary's Baby", captured at concerts from Oslo's Nasjonal Jazzscene in 2018 & 2020, a 2020 concert at Propeller Music Division in Oslo and a 2021 performance in Poznan, Poland.


Action & Tension & Space: Tellus [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31682
Catalog Code: RLP 3225LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $35.95



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With one foot in fusion-oriented improv and the other in psychedelic/prog rock, the 4th album from the Norwegian quartet of Per Steinar Lie on lapsteel & electric guitar, Oystein Braut on guitar, organ & Mellotron, Julius Lind on double bass and Orjan Haaland on drums are joined by keyboard wiz Sigbjorn Apeland and percussionist Stale Liavik Solberg.


Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen: Happy Village [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31680
Catalog Code: RLP 3224LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $34.95



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The 3rd album from the Oslo's Master Oogway quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitars, Lauritz Heitmann Skeidsvoll on sax, Martin Heggli Mellem on drums and Karl Erik Hornsdalsveen on bass, recorded at their monthly concert series at Kafa Haerverk, joined by flutist Henriette Eilertsen (Billy Meier and Andreas Roysum Ensemble) for four lyrical composed by bassist Hornsdalsveen.


Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen: Happy Village

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31679
Catalog Code: RCD 2224CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from the Oslo's Master Oogway quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitars, Lauritz Heitmann Skeidsvoll on sax, Martin Heggli Mellem on drums and Karl Erik Hornsdalsveen on bass, recorded at their monthly concert series at Kafa Haerverk, joined by flutist Henriette Eilertsen (Billy Meier and Andreas Roysum Ensemble) for four lyrical composed by bassist Hornsdalsveen.


Mollestad, Hedvig : Tempest Revisited

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31597
Catalog Code: RCD 2223CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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For her 2nd solo record aside from her rock trio, guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen expands her orchestration to an octet, adding jazz-rock elements while balancing scorching playing with lyrical and open passages, as she pays tribute to Arne Nordheim's 1979 composition for Shakespeare's "The Tempest", and for her own experiences of furious weather in her home town of Ålesund.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Fifth

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31057
Catalog Code: RCD 2222CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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As on their prior album Q, the Nordic Krokofant free improvising jazz/rock trio of Axel Skalstad on drums & vibes, Tom Hasslan on guitar and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone are joined by bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent), cementing their lineup as they forge adventurous and spectacular playing on this Fifth album.


Sex Magick Wizards: Your Bliss My Joy

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31055
Catalog Code: RCD 2221CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The sophomore release from this Norwegian instrumental rock band, with all members of the quartet coming from an improvisation/jazz background that fuels their diverse interests in the rock format, from blistering runs, dark blues grooves and even a nod to Swedish folk jazz; a dynamic album of great technical playing but more importantly, a strong commitment to rock.


Motorpsycho: Kingdom of Oblivion

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30245
Catalog Code: MPCD 105CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The productive and excellent work of Norwegian rock band Motorpsycho, releasing an album a year for 30+ years, continues with this superb example of long form and diverse approaches to the rock medium, the core trio of Saether (bass, vocals, mellotron, &c), Hans Magnus Ryan (guitar, sax, vocals) and Tomas Jarmyr (drums) extended by Reine Fiske on guitar and Ola Kvernberg on percussion.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Ding Dong. You're Dead [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30124
Catalog Code: RLP 3219LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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A scorching album of instrumental rock bridging avant, prog and jazz/rock forms, from the inspired and burning Norwegian band led by guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and her trio with bassist Ellen Brekken and drummer Ivar Loe Bjornstad; reference John McLaughlin, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, or just focus on the powerhouse that is the Hedvig Mollestad Trio.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Ding Dong. You're Dead

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30122
Catalog Code: RCD 2219CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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A scorching album of instrumental rock bridging avant, prog and jazz/rock forms, from the inspired and burning Norwegian band led by guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and her trio with bassist Ellen Brekken and drummer Ivar Loe Bjornstad; reference John McLaughlin, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, or just focus on the powerhouse that is the Hedvig Mollestad Trio.


Elephant9 : Arrival Of The New Elders [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30092
Catalog Code: RLP 3218LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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After their double live albums, the Norwegian jazz-rock prog trio of Stale Storlokken on keyboards, Nikolai Haengsle on electric bass and electric & acoustic guitars, and Torstein Lofthus on drums & percussion, take a step back from the heavy grooves associated with their music to present a new chapter of sophisticated, spacious and sonically satisfying psychedelic interplay.


Elephant9 : Arrival Of The New Elders

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30091
Catalog Code: RCD 2218CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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After their double live albums, the Norwegian jazz-rock prog trio of Stale Storlokken on keyboards, Nikolai Haengsle on electric bass and electric & acoustic guitars, and Torstein Lofthus on drums & percussion, take a step back from the heavy grooves associated with their music to present a new chapter of sophisticated, spacious and sonically satisfying psychedelic interplay.


Fire!: Defeat [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30090
Catalog Code: RLP 3217LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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An optimistic definition of "Defeat" through the exultantly dark and expressive work of Fire!, here as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on flute, baritone sax & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone & sousaphone, in five works of richly creative and modern improv.


Fire!: Defeat

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30089
Catalog Code: RCD 2217CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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On their 6th recording as a trio concept, The Fire! trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass guitar) and Andreas Werlin (drums) add to their energetic approach to free improvisation through Mats Gustafsson performing on both baritone sax and flute, and by the addition of guests Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone and sousaphone.


Eriksen, Espen Trio: End Of Summer [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29777
Catalog Code: RLP 3216LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $27.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen takes his trio of bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye back to their roots in their first pure trio record in five years with this beautifully rendered set of original Eriksen compositions, lyrical and touching music with a melancholic tinge, as Eriksen focuses on unforced melodic character that belies an optimistic glow.


Eriksen, Espen Trio: End Of Summer

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29776
Catalog Code: RCD 2216CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen takes his trio of bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye back to their roots in their first pure trio record in five years with this beautifully rendered set of original Eriksen compositions, lyrical and touching music with a melancholic tinge, as Eriksen focuses on unforced melodic character that belies an optimistic glow.


Motorpsycho: The All Is One [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29645
Catalog Code: MPLP 304LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $30.95



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Led by Bent Sæther, Hans Magnus Ryan and Kjell Runar Jenssen, this Norwegian prog-oriented improvising rock band is perhaps one of the finest active currently, here in a double album featuring music from 2 sessions, the 1st at Black Box Studio in France with Reine Fiske (Dungen), and the 2nd at Ocean Sound Studio in Norway with Lars Horntveth (Jaga Jazzist) and Ola Kvernberg (Steamdome).


Master Oogway: Earth And Other Worlds [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29412
Catalog Code: RLP 3213LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The second album from the Norwegian electric jazz quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitar, Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll on saxophone, Karl Erik Horndalsveen on double bass, and Martin Heggli Mellem on drums, after their 2018 album The Concert Koan on the Clean Feed label, here in six powerfully thrilling tracks of youthful exuberance and impressive skill.


I Like To Sleep: Daymare [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29410
Catalog Code: RLP 3214LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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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.


I Like To Sleep: Daymare

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29409
Catalog Code: RCD 2214CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


Mollestad, Hedvig: Ekhidna [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29408
Catalog Code: RLP 3215LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $29.95



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In 2018 guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen received an invitation from the festival at Vossajazz commissioning a work for the 2019 festival, for which she expanded her instrumental rock trio to a sextet with trumpeter Susana Santos Silva, drummer Torstein Lofthus (Elephant9), percussionist Ole Mofjell, and keyboardists Marte Eberson & Erlend Slettevoll.


Mollestad, Hedvig: Ekhidna

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29407
Catalog Code: RCD 2215CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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In 2018 guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen received an invitation from the festival at Vossajazz commissioning a work for the 2019 festival, for which she expanded her instrumental rock trio to a sextet with trumpeter Susana Santos Silva, drummer Torstein Lofthus (Elephant9), percussionist Ole Mofjell, and keyboardists Marte Eberson & Erlend Slettevoll.


Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28725
Catalog Code: RLP 3212LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $27.95



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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.


Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28724
Catalog Code: RCD 2212CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.


Grydeland, Ivar / Henry Kaiser: In The Arctic Dreamtime

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28430
Catalog Code: RCD 2211CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norwegian guitarist and composer Ivar Grydeland and US guitarist, improviser and composer Henry Kaiser met in the studio with the goal of working on a soundtrack for a classic Norwegian silent film, "Ellsworths flyveekspedition 1925"; in a single take they recorded this amazingly detailed and beautiful improvisation, from which these 5 astounding tracks were selected.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Q [VINYL LP + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28301
Catalog Code: RLP 3209LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent, Terje Rypdal) join the Nordic Krokofant trio of Axel Skalstad on drums, vibraphone, Tom Hasslan on guitar, and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone, presenting the band's 3rd album, performing the 4-part work "Q", an intense and sophisticated album of complex and passionate instrumental rock.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Q

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28300
Catalog Code: RCD 2209CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.45



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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent, Terje Rypdal) join the Nordic Krokofant trio of Axel Skalstad on drums, vibraphone, Tom Hasslan on guitar, and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone for the band's 3rd album, performing the 4-part work "Q", an intense and sophisticated album of complex and passionate instrumental rock.


Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Psychedelic Backfire II

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27783
Catalog Code: RCD 2207CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The second of two "Psychedelic Backfire"s, The Norwegian Elephant 9 improvising rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken are joined by Dungen guitarist Reine Fiske for an exciting live concert at Kampen Bistro, in Oslo in 2019, the interaction of Fiske and Storlokken a fine example that prog rock is still a vital form.


Elephant9: Psychedelic Backfire I

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27781
Catalog Code: RCD 2206CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The first of two "Psychedelic Backfire" concerts at Oslo's Kampen Bistro, taken from a 4 night residency by the Norwegian Elephant 9 rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken, expanding on tracks from their excellent studio catalog in strongly lyrical and technically superb instrumental and improvised rock forms.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27441
Catalog Code: RLP 3205
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27440
Catalog Code: RCD 2205CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult [VINYL _ CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27234
Catalog Code: RLP 3204LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.


Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27233
Catalog Code: RCD 2204CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 26877
Catalog Code: RLP 3203LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 26876
Catalog Code: RCD 2203CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.45



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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: Perfectly Unhappy [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25746
Catalog Code: RLP 3199LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye in their third album of melodic and inventive creative jazz, here with 8 new lyrical pieces informed by their extensive touring, and charged by the addition of legendary UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for whom Eriksen wrote a set of tunes tailored to his playing.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: Perfectly Unhappy

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25745
Catalog Code: RCD 2199CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye in their third album of melodic and inventive creative jazz, here with 8 new lyrical pieces informed by their extensive touring, and charged by the addition of legendary UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for whom Eriksen wrote a set of tunes tailored to his playing.


Elephant9: Greatest Show On Earth [VINYL+CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25451
Catalog Code: RLP 3198LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The Norwegian Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken on organs and keyboard, Nikolai Haengsle on bass, and Torstein Lofthus on drums, are complemented by Pekka Pohjola of Wigwam fame, for their fifth studio album, a powerful blend of prog-era instrumental rock that's informed by impressive improvisational skill and fueled by the original enthusiasm of complex rock forms.


Elephant9: Greatest Show On Earth

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25450
Catalog Code: RCD 2198CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The Norwegian Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken on organs and keyboard, Nikolai Haengsle on bass, and Torstein Lofthus on drums, are complemented by Pekka Pohjola of Wigwam fame, for their fifth studio album, a powerful blend of prog-era instrumental rock that's informed by impressive improvisational skill and fueled by the original enthusiasm of complex rock forms.


Fire!: The Hands [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25313
Catalog Code: RLP 3197LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Fire!: The Hands

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25312
Catalog Code: RCD 2197CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 23986
Catalog Code: RCD 2188CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.


Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 23414
Catalog Code: RLP 3190LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $25.95



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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.


Bushman's Revenge: Jazz, Fritt Etter Hukommelsen

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 22528
Catalog Code: RCD 2185CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The Norwegian trio of guitarist Even Helte Hermansen, drummer Gard Nilssen, and bassist Rune Nergaard in their 8th Bushman's Revenge album, bridging free improvisation and 70s style prog-oriented rock, non-histrionic, outstanding instrumental music with great depth.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Black Stabat Mater

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 22224
Catalog Code: RCD 2183CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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Another strong instrumental rock album, blending heavy prog, free jazz and psychedelia with forceful and technically excellent guitar work from leader Mollestad, backed by fellow Norwegians Ellen Brekken on bass and Ivar Loe Bjornstad on drums; keeping the 70s alive!


Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 22012
Catalog Code: RLP 3182LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.


Fire! Orchestra: Ritual

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 22011
Catalog Code: RCD 2182CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.26



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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.


Ratkje, Maja S. K. : Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 21945
Catalog Code: RCD 2181CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $18.86



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An epic, hypnotic work for three choirs, three pairs of noise musicians, and church organ, to be performed in a cathedral or similar location with musicians surrounding the audience, here from a live performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012.