Atomic

Atomic comes this close to being a Scandinavian free jazz supergroup. It allies the top line of Fire House and the Fredrik Noren Band (trumpeter Magnus Broo and saxophonist Fredrik Ljungkvist) and the rhythm section from Element (pianist Havard Wiik), bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love. Formed in reaction to the ECM-style of modern jazz that came to equal “Scandinavian jazz” in the minds of music fans worldwide, the group proposes a modernized take on power jazz, drawing from American Fire Music (Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman) and '60s European free improv (Peter Brötzmann's Machine Gun)

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Lucidity
Lucidity
Jazzland Recordings
2015
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Retrograde
Retrograde
Jazzland Recordings
2008
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Happy New Ears!
Happy New Ears!
Jazzland Recordings
2006
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Atomic: The Bikini Tapes
Atomic: The Bikini...
Jazzland Recordings
2005
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Boom Boom
Boom Boom
Jazzland Recordings
2004
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Feet Music
Feet Music
Jazzland Recordings
2002
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