Tag: Espen Lund

Espen Lund – Ætonal

This combination of brass, electronics and cloudstorms of feedback is what I’ve been waiting for. Seriously. Since Lund’s 2018 Blow.Amplifier, which explores similar spaces, I’ve been waiting and hoping for more. Waiting over. And it was worth it. But whereas Blow… combined amplified feedback with more recognisable trumpet tones and passages, Ætonal contains no such…




gnaarf – Beyond Repair

An otherworldly set of tunes channelling a loosely-assembled freak-jazz vibe. A broken-noir soundtrack, oddly disturbing and full of disintegrating ennui. An avant blues-jazz kaleidoscope; each crystal facet inevitably evolving into the unexpected. The piano scaffolding of Fixed, embracing a landscape out of phase, shifting, blurring, with no secure or predictable footing. The empty, damp streets…