Invisible Airships pekuLa Time to worship at the sonic temple.
Take three renowned Norwegian musos –
Amund Maarud (guitars), Gard Nilssen (drums) and Lars Horntveth (bass, synths), connected to a variety of disparate projects and bands – stick them in a studio, invoke the muses of improv and record the results. Which is five lengthy instrumentals that slip their gears easily from delicate jazzy noodling to freak-out garagepsych power.
Opener Bosphorus shares some of Floyd’s Shine On You Crazy Diamond DNA, while closer Moon Palace recalls John Barry’s theme to TV show The Persuaders before spinning off into starry realms beyond imagination, to give but a brief indication of the delights-in-odd- time-signatures within this introductory salvo.
More albums are promised in a similar raw, spontaneous style, a beautiful gift to prog-minded space cadets everywhere.