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Atomic: Lucidity

Read "Lucidity" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

"Laterna Interfruit," il brano iniziale, è un'indovinata miscela di accattivanti groove ritmici e atmosfere nordiche, di assoli calibrati e di timbriche inusuali, di esplosioni free e di canonici riff di matrice boppistica. Sono queste le coordinate entro le quali si muove l'intero Lucidity, settima prova discografica dell'ensemble norvegese denominato Atomic.

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Atomic: Lucidity

Read "Lucidity" reviewed by Troy Collins

Living up to their name in performance and on record, the all-star Norwegian quintet Atomic challenges preconceived notions regarding the stereotypically introspective nature of Nordic jazz. Inspired by the unbridled spirit of 1960s American “Fire Music" and the post-war school of European free improvisation, Atomic eclipses the meditative lyricism of influential local legends like Jan Garbarek ...

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Atomic: Lucidity

Read "Lucidity" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

There's an inference on this Norwegian ensemble's webpage bio that its blend of free-jazz and dynamic mode of operations is the antithesis to their fellow countrymen's largely quaint or ethereal jazz output evidenced on ECM Records, for example. However, it's not that these innuendos or tenets are viewed as negatives, but the highly respected musicians comprising ...