Saturday, November 5, 2011

Lars Hollmer - XII Sibiriska Cyklar & Vill Du Höra Mer (Sweden 1981 & 1982) [AvantProg] @320K

The title XII sibiriska cyklar allude to the story about the Siberian farmer, who was living so dreadfully far away from everything and everybody, that he spent most of his time walking to his every destination. However, when he at last became tired of these boring time-consuming walks, he sat down and eventually invented a bicycle! Struck with rapture for his ingenious invention, he anxiously straddled his bike and rode into the nearest town. He intend to show and to apply for a patent for his wonderful innovation. When at long last, he reached the town, he shocked to see thousand of bicycles zooming along in the drizzle. Under the grey skies, he then suddenly dies of a heart attack. I don't believe there is a any truth to this story, even though it is worth considering... Anyway I have stolen it from Hasse...
All songs on XII sibiriska cyklar are created by Lars Hollmer, except the lyrics of "Ung Harald" which was written by Dan Andersson and performed by Tomas Ladberg.
XII sibiriska cyklar was recorded in the Chickenhouse outside Uppsala, on Teac 8 track recorder, in June through October 1980 and in March 1981. "Kamelsväng" is a home recording from 1975 and "litet Piano" was recorded on a cassete recorder in 1976. The final mix was made on one hot day and night by Anders Lind and Lars Hollmer in the MNW Studio, in April 1981, and later in the Chickenhouse by Lars Hollmer.
XII sibiriska cyklar was originally released on vinyl by Silence Records in the summer 1981.

Vill Du Höra Mer was recorded during the Spring 1982 (with one exception) in the Chickenhouse, on the same old 8 track recorder. It was mixed by Tomas Gabrielsson and Lars Hollmer in the Chickenhouse, in July 1982. All instruments and vocals by Lars Hollmer, except on "180 sekunder hemma" where Alva, Gabriel, Johannes Strand/Hollmer and Saralotta Jönsson take part.

Tracks 1-13: XII Sibiriska Cyklar (1981)
Tracks 14-28: Vill Du Höra Mer (1982)

01 - Avlägsen Strandvals
02 - Piano De Jugugte
03 - Hajar Du Idealfamiljen
04 - Endlich Ein Zamba
05 - Inga Pengar
06 - Kamelsväng
07 - Ja Änte Flöttar Ja Te Sjöss
08 - Boeves Psalm
09 - Jag Väntar Pa Pelle
10 - Bluesen
11 - 44 Sekunder Köpt Speldosa
12 - Ung Harald
13 - Litet Piano
14 - Starlep Signs
15 - Sweet
16 - Indojazz
17 - Soldaten
18 - En Slags Orfeo
19 - Övergang
20 - Baldis
21 - Retsticka
22 - Dragfragment
23 - Glasmusik & Akarondo
24 - Kuckeliku
25 - Vill Du Höra Mer
26 - 180 Sekunder Hemma
27 - Humanoid Robottango
28 - Finalvals

Lars Hollmer: accordion, keyboards, drums & percussion, vocals, everything else 


Solo albums:
XII Sibiriska Cyklar (1981)
Vill Du Höra Mer (1982)
Från Natt Idag (1983)
Joggingcharleston Singel (1984)
Tonöga (1985)
Vendeltid (1987)
The Siberian Circus (compilation, 1992)
Vandelmässa (1993)
Andetag (1998)
Utsikter (2000)
Autokomp A(nd)more (2001)
SOLA: Lars Hollmer's Global Home Project (2002)
Viandra (2007)

With Samla Mammas Manna:
Samla Mammas Manna (1971)
Måltid (1973)
Klossa Knapitatet (1974)
Snorungarnas Symfoni (1975)
Kaka (1999)
Dear Mamma (2002)

With Zamla Mammaz Manna:
Schlagerns Mystik / För Äldre Nybegynnare (1978)
Familjesprickor (1980)

With von Zamla:
Zamlaranamma (1982)
No Make Up (1983)
1983 (1999, rec. live 1983)  

With Ramlösa Kvällar:
Ramlösa Kvällar (Nights Without Frames) (1977)

With Fem Söker En Skatt:
Fem Söker En Skatt (1995)

With Looping Home Orchestra:
Vendeltid (1987)
Door Floor Something Window (live, 1993)

With Accordion Tribe:
Accordion Tribe (live, 1998)
Sea of Reeds (2002)
Lunghorn Twist (2006)

With Fanfare Pourpour:
Karusell musik (2007)


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