Fredrik Soegaard and Hasse Poulsen: ....And We Also Caught A Fish (2005)
Occasionally, Soegaard uses sustain-based riffs, much in the manner of King Crimson guitarist/founder Robert Fripp. But the artists also inject industrial sounds into these inner sanctum digressions, awash with reverberating synth swashes and harrowing background treatments. Perhaps the music would be a good backdrop for a documentary on splitting atoms or black hole stars. During one segment in particular, Poulsen's velvety acoustic guitar lines act as a contrast to reverse synth motifs where chaos and order attain a happy medium. Other highlights include sequences comprised of mystically inclined drones and other abstractions. Ultimately, the serious nature of the program is tempered by the musicians' uncanny sense of consistency and wittily organized flows. (Recommended.)
Track Listing: ....And We Also Caught A Fish
Personnel: Fredrik Soegaard: electric guitar, MIDI fractal, Eventide H3000; Hasse Poulsen: Guild Jumbo guitar, occasionally prepared objects, sometimes used with effects.
Record Label: Leo Records