Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Ektroverde - Ukkossalama

Laiho, along with Circle mainstay Jussi Lehtisalo, also appears on Ukkossalama (Ektro), the fifth and best full-length by the freeform Ektroverde. Though this jazzy side project’s previous studio ventures intermittently suffered from inconsistency or automated stiffness, the ensemble’s latest offering has finally duplicated the potency, spontaneity and funky looseness of its live shows. Nine performers stretch out and spiral heavenward, luxuriating in interlocking sax solos, acid-drenched guitar dribble and detached, impromptu talk-singing. Intergalactic echo and delay washes over everything in sight. Clocking in at over 26 minutes each, the two closing improvisations spectacularly exhibit how Ektroverde’s intuitive jamming never strays into haphazard dullness." - Jordan N. Mamone, Dusted Magazine (from a great feature called Finland Calling)
Download: mediafire
Label/Date: Ektro Records, 2003
Genre: space rock, krautrock, psychedelic
From: Pori, Finland
LIYL: Circle, Ash Ra Tempel, Hidria Spacefolk, Hawkwind, Can
Purchase: ektro webstore


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