LARGE UNIT - First Blow

I love this album. It’s only two long songs (one 12 minutes and the other almost 9) but any time you listen to a record and it makes you smile, feel intrigued and challenges you is a good thing in my book.
— Ed Pettersen, FreeJazzBlog


  1. Culius 11:59
  2. Motfølge 8:44

Jon Rune Strøm - double and electric bass; 
Andreas Wildhagen - drums; 
Paal Nilssen-Love - drums; 
Mats Äleklint - trombone; 
Christian Meaas Svendsen - double and electric bass; 
Klaus Ellerhusen Holm - alto and baritone saxophone; 
Kasper Værnes - alto saxophone; 
Thomas Johansson - cornet; 
Børre Mølstad - tuba; 
Ketil Gutvik - electric guitar; 
Lasse Marhaug - electronics and turntable. 

Recorded live in concert at Molde International Jazz Festival July 18 2013.

released 01 January 2014 

All music by Paal Nilssen-Love (TONO). 
Live sound by Ingvar Kristensen and Ørland Godø. 
Recorded by Håkon Dalen. Mixed by Lasse Marhaug. 
This recording was supported by Fund for Performing Artists. 

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