Pärson Sound - Pärson Sound 3 x vinyl lps (due to size and weight, this price for the USA only. Outside of the USA, the price will be adjusted as needed)

SKU 39-LP-SUB-073X
This is an amazing archival release by the underground Swedish band who later became Trad, Gras Och Stenar and International Harvester. Influenced by Terry Riley's 1967 Swedish stay when they played with him in their High School band (!), this is very early (1967-68) trance/drone/ psych/minimalism/hippie rock of extremely high quality.
None of their music was ever released in their lifetime, and this fine collection of live & studio recordings is of quite good to great sound quality, & immense musical value. This is everything that I was led to believe that the Velvet Underground would be, but wasn’t!
Highly recommended to trance fans.

“A spectacular archival package of primitive drone and minimalist rock/trance/psych from the Swedish underground, believe the hype as follows; one of the most memorable audio documents ever. For a brief period during 1967-68, Pärson Sound was a frontrunner in the burgeoning Swedish music scene, leading to an opening gig for the Doors and an invite from Andy Warhol to play an art exhibit in Stockholm. Regrettably, no album was ever cut and the band’s activity ended almost as soon as it began– although later manifestations would emerge and continue under the names International Harvester, Harvester and Träd, Gräs och Stenar. Serving up a platter of archival recordings this Pärson Sound collection is drug-addled psychedelic mind fuckery at its best. And that’s just the beginning. Successfully marrying the ideas of rock, jazz, and drone experimentalism, this Swedish quintet sounds like it wasn’t just trying to break free of the limitations inherent in each genre; at times, it sounds like they were trying to blow the doors off the hinges. Metal brutalities of 60s heavyweights Blue Cheer merge with the minimalistic tone patterns of La Monte Young and Terry Riley. Pitchfork rating 9.3.”
  • LabelSubliminal
  • UPC634457088481
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