RLP 3099 - Stian Westerhus: Pitch Black Star Spangled (LP)
Stian Westerhus is the most exciting guitarist on the Norwegian experimental music scene, his vinyl only release ”Galore” (TLRC1) and this new solo album ”Pitch Black Star Spangled” showing a musician challenging and stretching the limits of his instrument beyond the normal confines of the electric guitar, balancing raw expressiveness against virtuosity and melodic instinct. He is a founder member of Puma and the Monolithic duo with Motorpsycho drummer Kenneth Kapstad, he was for a short period a member of Jaga Jazzist and played on their ”One-Armed Bandit” album and is currently a member of Nils Petter Molvær´s new trio.
Comes with free mp3 download. Also available on cd.