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Motorpsycho and Stale Storlokken Present: The Death Defying Unicorn

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Motorpsycho and Ståle Storløkken The Death Defying Unicorn Rune Grammofon 2012 Capturing the raw power of a live performance in the studio is no small challenge. When Norway's Motorpsycho--a group that, across the past two-plus decades and over 25 recordings, has gone from metal-tinged indie rock and psychedelic space rock to flat-out progressive rock and everything in between--collaborated with Supersilent/Elephant9 keyboardist Ståle Storløkken at the 2010 Molde Jazz Festival, the result was an electrifying 100 ...

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Motorpsycho: Heavy Metal Fruit

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Together for two decades, indie/prog rock trio Motorpsycho has gradually built an audience outside its native Norway, though the group remains a better draw in Europe than in North America. That's a situation that, by all rights, should change with Heavy Metal Fruit, a combination of metal-tinged prog, space-rock jams, and passages of reckless abandon, all delivered through epic writing, thunderous grooves, and layered guitars.

Founding members Bent Sæther (bass) and Hans Magnus Ryan (guitar) are ...


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