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Elephant9
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Elephant9 (established 2006 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian progressive/neo-psychedelic/jazz-rock trio which formed in 2006 under the name Storløkken / Eilertsen / Lofthus, for the members of the band, namely Ståle Storløkken (keyboard), Nikolai Eilertsen (bass), and Torstein Lofthus (drums), but changed the name to Elephant9 after the first year together. Since 2012 they have been working with guitarist Reine Fiske (Landberk, Paatos, Dungen, etc.).
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http://myspace.com/elephant9theband
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Releases on file (7)
Elephant9 — Psychedelic Backfire I Elephant9 — Psychedelic Backfire I
(Rune Grammofon RCD2206, 2019, CD / 2LP / DL)
Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Psychedelic Backfire II Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Psychedelic Backfire II
(Rune Grammofon RCD2207, 2019, CD / 2LP / DL)
Elephant9 — Greatest Show on Earth Elephant9 — Greatest Show on Earth
(Rune Grammofon RCD2198, 2018, CD / DL)
Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Silver Mountain Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Silver Mountain
(Rune Grammofon RCD2174, 2015, CD)
Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Atlantis Elephant9 with Reine Fiske — Atlantis
(Rune Grammofon RCD2134, 2012, CD)
Elephant9 — Walk the Nile Elephant9 — Walk the Nile
(Rune Grammofon RCD2095, 2010, CD)
Elephant9 — Dodovoodoo Elephant9 — Dodovoodoo
(Rune Grammofon RCD2075, 2008, CD)

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