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From heavy riff-based songs to lyrical and delicate ballads

Four strong individuals with broad and varied musical backgrounds forms this eclectic group. Together they create genre-crossing music that spans from heavy riff-based songs to lyrical and delicate ballads. Strong compositions and expressive improvisations live in nice symbiosis.Playfulness and relaxation exist all the time in the groups musical creations, even at its most powerful and intense moments.

Carl Svensson and Erik Ivarsson on guitars, which with their different styles of playing create a wide and varied palette of sounds, rhythms and moods. Alfred Lorinius on the bass and Johan Björklund on drums form a very powerful, dynamic and creative rhythm section that complements the group in a great and totally unique way.

The music can be associated with the minimalist and ambient soundscapes of Bill Frisell as well as Allman Brothers Band or 70´s phsycadelic rock. Instrumental jazz-rock meets lyrical, northern sounds and melodies. Someone at a concert heard an instrumental version of Fleetwood Mac. The ear of the listener decides...

Group members

Johan Björklund - drums & percussion
Carl Svensson - electric guitars
Erik Ivarsson - electric & acoustic guitars
Alfred Lorinius - electric bass & electric guitar