A victim of its own
sold out on the week of release!
Maybe someday we'll negotiate
for a second pressing?
Meanwhile, here's a Bandcamp
download from the band.
Auricle AMCDR 236 40'27" CDR
2. Ring Sa Spelar Vi 12'30"
3. Third War Three 13'22"
1 and 2 recorded at Moderskeppet in Aspudden 4/6/2016 and 21/12/2015.
Track 3 recorded at Vretstorp 22/8-2015.
Recording & mix: Mikael Tuominen
Illustration & layout: Magnus Öhrn
Release coordinated by Alan Freeman
Exclusive license from Mikael Tuominen of Kungens Män
Hans Hjelm: guitar
Mikael Tuominen: guitar, vocals
Magnus Öhrn: bass
Mattias Indy Pettersson: drums (2, 3)
Peter Erikson: synthesizer (1, 2)
Tomas Bergstrand: guitar (1)
One of the finest current Swedish bands Kungens Män play a
trippy groove along brand of (mostly instrumental) psychedelic jam / space-rock.
On the one hand they do great chug-along grooves and rhythms in the Krautrock
tradition, whereas on the other hand they show roots and influences from the
dawn of Swedish underground rock, not afraid to add local cultural elements
into the melting pot. In the music, title and the cover art I'm reminded of
70s greats like Flasket Brinner and Bo Hansson. Maybe that's coincidental and
just part of Swedish culture? Whatever, this is aptly a hot one, full of
infectious grooves and with great drives brimming with complexities and
solos. Just how we love it!
60 copy limited edition - released 1/2/2017.
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