FRE:SH AVANT, FUSION & PROG e01 (349 minutes)

Almost six hours of newly released avant-garde and progressive music : Mats Gustafsson NU Ensemble Peter Brötzmann / Steve Swell / Paal NilssenAb Baars & Zlatko Kaučič Elephant9 with Reine Fiske

Mats Gustafsson NU Ensemble – Hidros 6

An avant-garde jazz composition based on the songs of ’50s rocker Little Richard. Really? Yep, that’s the premise behind Swedish reedman Mats Gustafsson’s large scale work recorded at the Krakow Jazz Autumn in 2013. (

Peter Brötzmann / Steve Swell / Paal Nilssen-Love – Krakow Nights

Krakow Nights is Brötzmann’s best album in the last year and this trio is one of his best ones in recent years. (

Ab Baars & Zlatko Kaučič – Canvas

Ab Baars – saxes, clarinet . Zlatko Kaučič – drums & percussion . Recorded in Alchemia Club, Kraków on October 12, 2014

Elephant9 with Reine Fiske – Silver Mountain

On this, their fourth studio album, Elephant9 once again join forces with Reine Fiske – the quite excellent Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing – for an epic slice of mindblowing modern rock´n´jazz prog psychedelia.

Norbert R. Stammberger – Poem IX

Credit : Synaesthete, Or, Oyezic, in The Bathtub With Crafted Aisthesis – Photo Derrick Tyson

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