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Fire!, VÖlur, Brian Ruryk at Tranzac Club

Posted by Nick Storring on May 10, 2022


Tranzac Club
282 Brunswick Ave

Fire!, VÖlur, Brian Ruryk at Tranzac Club


Sun, July 3, 2022

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FIRE! (http://earthwindand.com)
Fire! is a Nordic experimental trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass guitar) and Andreas Werlin (drums) who came together to redefine the parameters of improvised music drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise. The trio lays down heavy stoner rock inspired bass riffs, prodding along under squealing sax devastation. Gustafsson is a power house of unrefined power in the avant sax shredder realm. Fire! travels from avant rock riffage to quiet passages of fluttering sax quips and shaking bells then back to slow groove building wastoid jams. Berthling's pensive bass notes ripple out meeting Gustafsson's low key squawks. Bursts of blistering noise rock influenced free jazz punctuate this trio's approach of abrasive desolate beauty. Killer live band! ...

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