SUPERSILENT

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Norwegian death-free jazz-electronic band Supersilent began as an impromptu jam at the 1997 Bergen Jazz Festival between master trumpeter Arve Henriksen, tape experimenter Helge Sten (who also goes as Deathprod for solo material), Jarle Vespestad on drums, and Stale Storløkken on keyboards. The group decided to continue to play together in Helge Sten's studio and recorded endless hours of tape, eventually spliced into 1998's 1-3, a three-CD collection of wild, percussive free jazz with flourishes of Aphex Twin-like electronics. Integral to the band from this time on was their desire to only exist as a performing group -- they never "write" songs, practice, and barely even speak to one another outside of gigs. This release, like all others, is without overdubs and with minimal production. On 4, the group incorporated the influence of fellow Rune Grammofon labelmate Arne Nordheim, an electro-acoustic composer whose dark-tinged experiments are a studio controlled read more...
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SUPERSILENT 1-3 album cover 3.50 | 4 ratings
1-3
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1998
SUPERSILENT 4 album cover 3.75 | 4 ratings
4
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1998
SUPERSILENT 5 album cover 4.67 | 3 ratings
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Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2001
SUPERSILENT 6 album cover 3.88 | 4 ratings
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Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2003
SUPERSILENT 8 album cover 4.00 | 3 ratings
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Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2007
SUPERSILENT 9 album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
9
Nu Jazz 2009
SUPERSILENT 10 album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
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Nu Jazz 2010
SUPERSILENT 11 album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
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Nu Jazz 2010
SUPERSILENT Supersilent: 12 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Supersilent: 12
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
SUPERSILENT 13 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2016
SUPERSILENT 14 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
14
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2018

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SUPERSILENT 100 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2010

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Nu Jazz 2005

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