Archive for the Svart Category
One of the rarest albums on the infamous Jazz label Strata-East from 1977 and it’s a spiritual soul jazz masterpiece. Sonelius Smith’s free piano comes together with Shamek Farrah’s heartfelt saxophone for a totally unforgettable journey into the meaning of sacred jazz. Fresh and imaginative, but not too improvisational. Rhapsodic […]
Repress on gold vinyl. Formed in 1968, Wigwam recorded ‘Tombstone Valentine’ in 1970 at Finnvox studios, Helsinki. The album was produced by the infamous Kim Fowley and was a wonderful collection of highly original material such as the album title track and compositions like ‘Wishful Thinker’, ‘1936 Lost In The […]
This extreme rarity from Finland is the only record FANTASIA ever made. Originally released on Hi-Hat Records in 1975 and produced by Wigwam drummer Ronnie Österberg and Mikael Wiik, the album sounds a bit like mid-’70s Wigwam, albeit more progressive and psychedelic. The album opens with the lengthy track ‘Pilvien […]
Limited to 300 copies on BLACK vinyl. A reissue of a fine instrumental album -with crisp production- by a late ’70s progressive fusion band from Finland. Influences include Camel, fusion stars such as Jean-Luc Ponty and Billy Cobham, and guitar wizards like Jeff Beck and Al DiMeola.
Reissue of 1969 album by The Damnation Of Adam Blessing, led by charismatic vocalist Bill Constable (aka Adam Blessing). They were an extraordinary band, able to go head-to-head with their more illustrious counterparts. The sound is equal parts psychedelic rock, hard rock, garage and blues. This reissue preserves the original […]
This authorised reissue of Finnforest’s debut album, originally released on Love Records in 1975. Features extensive liner notes by Arttu Seppänen. When Finnforest recorded their debut album, the Tegelman brothers were 17 years old. The band had shrunk into a trio after the singer Aaro Mustonen and the bassist Jarmo […]