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Elektrisk Guitar

by Rolf Hansen

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Product notes Vinyl:

    - Edition Of 300
    - Promotional CD
    - Download Voucher
    - Postcard

    Includes digital pre-order of Elektrisk Guitar. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases September 27, 2019
    item ships out on or around September 27, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      €17.90 EUR or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Product Notes:

    - Edition Of 500
    - 4-page booklet
    - Inlay
    - Postcard

    Includes digital pre-order of Elektrisk Guitar. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases September 27, 2019
    item ships out on or around September 27, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      €12.90 EUR or more 

     

  • Streaming + Download

    Pre-order of Elektrisk Guitar. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    Purchasable with gift card
    releases September 27, 2019

      €9.90 EUR  or more

     

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about

Rolf Hansen, who as a guitarist is originally rooted in jazz, has been one of the most in-demand studio and session musician in the Danish rock, pop, and folk scene. Between 2010 and 2017, he toured under the name Il Tempo Gigante as a solo artist and released two albums: »Lost Something Good« (Speed of Sound, 2010) and »Watch It Watch« (Resonans, 2014). With subsequent tours throughout Europe, he made a name for himself in the alternative folk scene.

After a phase of reorientation, he now releases his first purely instrumental record under his real name through the Berlin-based Karaoke Kalk label in September. On his third album »Elektrisk Guitar«, the many different influences Hansen has gathered as a composer, solo performer, session musician and producer shine through.

The concept of limitation - an album composed for and played with solo guitar - is being mirrored in the conception of the album itself. Not only does Hansen resolutely constrain himself to a sole instrument, he also eschews traditional composition techniques and follows an experimental approach.

»Elektrisk Guitar« is an album that enters into a dialogue with its conscious and attentive listener. Pieces whose melancholy is carefully weighed meet complex musical structures that again and again provide new challenges. In just 43 minutes, »Elektrisk Guitar« offers a plethora of ideas, impressions, details, and inspiration. And even more so, it opens up a room for its listeners to explore, precisely because its minimalistic compositions create a lot of space in which to get accommodated in.

Apart from his solo projects, Rolf Hansen has for several years been connected to Donna Regina as well as Anders Mathiasen (formerly Murder, now Vessel, DK) and Henriette Sennenvaldt (formerly Under Byen, DK) through close collaborations.

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releases September 27, 2019

Composed, Recorded and mixed by Rolf Hansen
Supported by Statens Kunstfond og DJBFA
Mastering and mastercut by Mike Grinser at Manmade Mastering, Berlin

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