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Friday, October 24, 2014

ECM News - Lumen Drones





Like a Bill Frisell from the North… Lumen Drones… Hardanger Electric Fiddle 2die4...




Nils Økland: fiddles
Per Steinar Lie: guitars
Ørjan Haaland: drums
Lumen Drones is a fascinating and powerful collaboration between Hardanger fiddle master Nils Økland and Per Stainar Lie and Ørjan Haaland, respectively guitarist and drummer with Norwegian ‘post-rock’ group The Low Frequency In Stereo. The participants describe their project as a psychedelic drone band, but its stylistic reach is broad and evocative and will trigger many musical associations. Specific influences include the Doors, Sonic Youth, Durutti Column and “the jazz of the Dave Pike set”, but the Lumen Drones also rove through modal, ambient, multi-folk, minimal and noise zones, making exciting music all the way…

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