Motorpsycho + Jaga Jazzist Horns
Label: Konkurrent Records
Genre: Rock / Experimental
Online: Artist Website


For many years, Motorpsycho was on Konkurrent's list of wanted bands to do a Fishtank session. But since there was no direct relationship between band and distributor, nothing happened. Luckily this changed when Konkurrent started distributing Motorpsycho's renowned label, Stickman, two years ago and there was no more obstacle to invite them for a recording session. In the Summer of 2002, crammed in between boring press-days and exciting festivals in Holland and Belgium, Motorpsycho arrived in the studio to record. Along came the horn section of fellow Norwegians, Jaga Jazzist, with whom they had done some experimental shows on jazz festivals. A soundcheck was hardly necessary. Within a few days, the musicians managed to magnetize five groovy tracks. The studio was already buzzing with hypermotivation, dedication and hard Scandinavian labour when the Jaga's even rented a space to rehearse, a rather unique event in Fishtank history. What came out is a stunning cocktail of Stax Soul, John Coltrane and obviously, Pharaoh Sanders. Motorpsycho's recent funkiness blends in perfectly with the mesmerizing quality of most of the material and, as always, you can rely on these guys to give an excellent performance.