Gatefold double LP version. In 2013, Swedish-Norwegian free jazz trio The Thing launched their The Thing Records label with their acclaimed Boot! Album (TTR 001CD/LP); in 2015, they return with another heavy, wonderful monster of a studio album, Shake. Intense, passionate, and precise, they continue to define their own genre within a genre. Mats Gustafsson: tenor and baritone saxophones; Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: electric and double bass; Paal Nilssen-Love: drums and percussion. Additional guests on Aim: Anna Hogberg (alto saxophone) and Goran Kajfes (cornet). Recorded June 1st and 2nd, 2015, by Jorgen Traeen at Duper Studio, Bergen, Norway. Mixed June-July 2015 by Johan Berthling and Andreas Werlin, Stockholm, Sweden. Mastered by Lupo at Calyx Mastering. Cover by Lasse Marhaug.
A1. Viking II/Perfection (6:30)
A2. First Shake (1:56)
A3. Til Jord Skal Du Bli (8:20)
B1. Second Shake (1:41)
B2. The Nail Will Burn (2:43)
B3. Sigill (5:40)
C1. Aim (13:18)
C2. Third Shake (1:44)
D1. Round About Lapa (3:17)
D2. Bota Fogo (7:26)
D3. Til Jord Er Du Kommet (7:24)
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.