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THE END

Sofia Jernberg – voice
Kjetil Møster – sax & electronics
Mats Gustafsson – sax & electronics
Anders Hana – guitar & drums

Greg Saunier – drums
THE END IS HERE?

THE END of experimental music as we know it?
THE END IS HERE!
 
A brand NEW group of experimental music will see the light in 2018!
 THE END

The members have been working with many essential groups within the contemporary creative music scene of today: Deerhoof, Møster!, The Thing, Fire! & Fire! Orchestra, Nervous Cop, Ultralyd, MoHa!, Paavo, Datarock, The Core, Noxagt, NU- ensemble, Brutal Blues and many others.
 
THE END is an attempt to use all these experiences and melt them together into something new and creative. Something of deeper poetic beauty and harsh brutality. Industrial Grindcore Free Jazz meets Sing & Noise Hardcore Esthetics!
THE END means the sensational return of Anders Hana on guitar, after years of only playing intense Grindcore drums.
THE END means the first serious meeting of the two Scandinavian innovative saxophone free blowers Møster and Gustafsson.
THE END means the presentation of the extreme voice of Sofia Jernberg in a totally new context surrounded by extreme electronics and drums! 

THE END means the first ever Scandinavian based group of legendary Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier!
THE END means THE END
THE END will create new perspectives of contemporary experimental music – where elements of noise, melodies and layers of extreme energy can interact with the different backgrounds and experiences of the musicians and their work in genres like Free Jazz, Noise, Alternative Rock, Free Improvised Music, Contemporary Music, Opera, Grindcore, Jazz and related activities!
Expect ENERGY Expect BEAUTY
THE END will play their first concerts in January 2018, followed by a studio recording in Bergen, Norway for the UK based label RareNoise Recordings. https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/
On tour December 4-9, 2018
EVERYTHING comes to an END.
THE END!
THE END IS HERE!

 

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New album Atomic – Six Easy Pieces

Atomic remains radioactively brilliant. And just as recognisable as before. (Salt Peanuts)

Listen here

Mats Gustafsson’s NU Ensemble

hidros 6 - 1Mats Gustafsson’s NU ensemble performed ‘Hidros 6’ at Mulhouse Music Festival on August 25. They will tour Europe in November, see under upcoming events.

Line-up: Mariam Wallentin vocals; Anders Nyqvist trumpet; Mats Gustafsson saxophones, conduction; Joe McPhee pocket trumpet, tenor sax, space organ; Christer Bothén bass clarinet, guimbri; Agustí Fernández piano, organ; Kjell Nordeson drums, vibes; dieb13 turntables; Per Åke Holmlander tuba; Jon Rune Strom and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten bass; Paal Nilssen-Love drums; Mikael Werliin sound

A different version of NU ensemble will perform ‘Hidros 7’, based on the music of Frank Zappa, at the festival in Sant’Anna Arresi, Sardinia.
Line-up: Bas Wiegers conduction; Jaap Blonk vocals; Anders Nyqvist and Nate Wooley trumpet; Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark and Mette Rasmussen saxophones; Sten Sandell piano; Jamie Saft organ; Hedvig Mollestad and Julien Desprez guitar; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten bass; Morgan Ågren and Raymond Strid drums; Mikael Werliin sound

New studio album The Thing: SHAKE

TROST/The Thing Records, released on October 30, 2015

Shake cover

The Thing – US Tour Autumn 2015

The Thing – US Tour Autumn 2015

The Thing US tour2015

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