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Disembark then Board Ullr Lusk Shine your Soul By the Southward Verging Sun Wulþuz
Peeter Uuskyla Anders Berg Tellef Øgrim
The music is charged with the distinct accents of free jazz, rock and blues. All cemented together by Uuskyla's drums. The title track opens with a flurried electric bass run, some scattered guitar, followed by machine gun blasts of drums. The piece thunder crawls behind energized drums and the resurrection of some Sonny Sharrock licks. Uuskyla, the ever inventive pulse master, opens "Shine Your Soul" with handclaps, then simple sticks and brushes on metal and skins that frame the most meditative piece on the recording. The trio plays a phantom funk and blues. Øgrim's guitar on "Disembark Then Board" has the same disaffected sound you might hear from a mutinous Marc Ribot session and Berg's bass hovers somewhere between that of 1970s Stanley Clarke and Last Exit's Bill Laswell. Pulse master Uuskyla glues this affair. - Mark Corroto, All About Jazz