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Väsen

Väsen
Country
Sweden
Profile
Swedish folk music band, founded in 1989 by Mikael Marin (viola), Olov Johansson (nyckelharpa), and Roger Tallroth (guitar). Percussionist André Ferrari later joined, but has since left, with the group remaining a trio.
Website
http://vasen.se
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Releases on file (10)
Väsen — Mindset Väsen — Mindset
(NorthSide NSD6097, 2013, CD)
Väsen — Keyed Up Väsen — Keyed Up
(NorthSide NSD6080, 2004, CD)
Väsen — Trio Väsen — Trio
(NorthSide NSD6077, 2003, CD)
Väsen — Live at the Nordic Roots Festival Väsen — Live at the Nordic Roots Festival
(NorthSide NSD6065, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots 3 Various Artists — Nordic Roots 3
(NorthSide NSD6060, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots 2 Various Artists — Nordic Roots 2
(NorthSide NSD6040, 1999, CD)
Väsen — Gront Väsen — Gront
(NorthSide NSD6041, 1998, CD)
Various Artists — Nordic Roots Various Artists — Nordic Roots
(NorthSide NSD6016, 1998, CD)
Väsen — Spirit Väsen — Spirit
(NorthSide NSD6004, 1997, CD)
Väsen — Whirled (Världens Väsen) Väsen — Whirled (Världens Väsen)
(NorthSide NSD6006, 1997, CD)

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