Exposé Online banner

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
Related articles (5)
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)

Latest news

2020-02-18
Jon Christensen RIP – Word reaches us today of the passing of Norwegian drummer Jon Christensen, a musician whose sensitive playing did much to help define the atmospheric sound of ECM jazz recordings. His work with Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Terje Rypdal, and many more was sensitive and varied, adapting to a wide variety of styles while maintaining a distinct identity of its own. Christensen was 76. » Read more

2020-01-21
Gong Announces UK Tour for 2020 – Having spent the last few years touring the world, including dates in Japan with psych legend Steve Hillage, multiple headline European tours and festivals, America’s Cruise to the Edge festival, a South America headline tour, and a headline performance at Tomorrow Festival in China, the band have won the hearts of both traditional and modern Gong fanbases. During this live journey, Gong has delved further into the truly psychedelic, exploratory, and mind-expanding side of the music. » Read more

2020-01-15
Carlos Alvarado RIP – Carlos Alvarado, pioneering composer, multi-instrumentalist and pioneer of progressive rock and electronic experimental music in Mexico, passed away January 14th, 2020 at age 68 after a two year battle with cancer.  » Read more

2020-01-12
Wolfgang Dauner RIP – Pianist Wolfgang Dauner, one of the pioneers of both European free jazz and jazz rock, has died at the age of 84. With his own groups and with the United Jazz+Rock Ensemble, his playing and compositions were a prominent presence in European jazz from the mid-60s until just recently. » Read more

2020-01-12
Michael Allison RIP – Michael Allison, who since 1997 has been recording as Darshan Ambient, passed away on January 9th after a long and brave battle with cancer. He has been at at the forefront of the new ambient/electronic music scene, with over eighteen releases to his credit. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Nukli - The Time Factory – Nukli is a psych-rock band who have a fairly long history peppered with only a few, rare releases. Having spent a good part of the 80s gigging in England on the festival scene with the likes of the...  (1999) » Read more

Hidria Spacefolk - Symbiosis – I’m not going to compare Hidria Spacefolk to Ozric Tentacles – I’d rather listen to Symbiosis again (well, so much for that plan). Anyway, I’m happy to report that Space Rock is alive and...  (2003) » Read more

Nobukazu Takemura - Hoshi no Koe – After working in fields as diverse as minimalism (on the Reich Remixed album), jazz, and techno, Nobukazu Takemura presents an album of music that fuses a wide range of styles into something all his...  (2001) » Read more

Fluxury - Perishable Goods – This is also labeled “Part One of the Privacy Suite” – whatever that means. Musically, it’s a kind of well-crafted prog-pop concept work, heavy on keyboards, featuring both male and female...  (2006) » Read more

Preston Reed - Handwritten Notes – If you think that the acoustic guitar is a conventional instrument then you haven’t heard Preston Reed play it. Combining a tapping approach that is considerably evolved from the style of the...  (2001) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues