Wintherstormer – D.E.S.H.


Release data: Wintherstormer – D.E.S.H. CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Pakusch Project Records, 2018 Since its birth, Terje Winther’s sonic endeavour Wintherstormer stands for none-conventional, totally improvised sequencer-based Berlin School-infused music. Besides a challenging and most peculiar approach, its soundings are also edgier, highly adventurous and overtly rough. The album’s title “D.E.S.H.”, an acronym for diatonic elaboration of static harmony, actually gives a hint on the diversity with…

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Wintherstormer – Ground Connection


Release data: Wintherstormer – Ground Connection CD, Bajkal Records, 2011 For me, expect the weird and unexpected has always been the case when I encountered a recording of the Norwegian quartet Wintherstormer, led by Terje Winther and Erik Stormer. The music on their fourth release “Ground Connection” is no exception on that with is mixed bowl of analogue synths, sequencers, e-guitar and drums. Still based…

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Wintherstormer – Electric Fairytales


Release data: Wintherstormer – Electric Fairytales CD, Bajkal Records, 2008 The Norwegian quartet Wintherstormer, playing analogue instruments only, recorded the “live-in-studio” music of “Electric Fairytales” in front of an audience. Although retro in vein, their improvised output always continued to contain a rough, surprising and unconventional edge, which is again the case here. The four lengthy pieces on this 77-minute album seem a bit more…

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Wintherstormer – Woodwork


Release data: Wintherstormer – Woodwork CD, Bajkal Records, 2007 I hope lots of you will remember this Norwegian’s band’s extraordinary performance on E-Live 2006, which clearly showed what can be achieved through improvisation using analogue gear. “Woodstock”, featuring four tracks created on the same basis, is a hard-edged journey of not that accessible vintage music. The word “smooth” isn’t appropriate here, nor is the outcome…

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