Thursday, August 09, 2007

Fläsket Brinner - "Swedish Radio Recordings" {Sweden} [1970-5] (prog rock)

Perhaps most of the friends who have passion to listen 70's prog bands already know "Flasket Brinner" name very well. They did 2 successful albums in 70s. In 2003 4cd box set released from their radio recordings..i had a chance to discuss this box set with the friends who listened them before, and all of us agreed about: these albums are even more beautiful than their studio albums. This box set includes:
1970 - Studio 4 Radiohuset Stockholm (26 Oktober)
1971 - Studio 4 Radiohuset Stockholm (13 December)

1971 - Swedish Radio Studio Göteborg (9 November)
1975 - Studio 7 Stockholm (Oktober 22)
These albums are one of my all time favorite. Probably most of the prog rock albums have a kind of agression. when you listen a prog album, album usually tells you: i am here!! These albums wont make you tired, whatever your mood would be, it goes great...A few weeks ago, i found better quality of the music files (thanks to my friend cabinboy) and i decided to share from here.

Some copy/paste for the band;
Fläsket Brinner was a Swedish band during the 70’s who released two albums and had ties to Bo Hannson. The first s/t album was released in 1971 and is an instrumental album which was recorded live. It is composed of jams of jazz-rock, heavy rock, psychedelic and some folk tunes in a somewhat free-form in the two first longer tracks and there are also the shorter tracks (which composed side B of the LP and one of which was with Bo Hansson). They play an excerpt of Bo Hansson’s Lord of the Rings on Tysta Finskan. The band features Sten Bergman (keyboards) and Gunnar Bergsten (saxes) who played with Bo Hansson. Hansson himself appears on the track Bosses Låt which he wrote. All in all, a very dynamic record that gets the listener hooked. The second album Fläsket is different from its predecessor. This is a double album which has been reissued on CD in 2003. LP 1 is the studio release and LP 2 is a live recording. It is a mixture of sounds. Mainly instrumental, LP 1 starts out as full blown fusion with great keyboards work. It then goes on to explore more styles. On the live LP, the spirit of the first album is regained in the jams and the style, but it is not as even and good as the first album. In 2003, when the second album was reissued, the band was reunited. This band is recommended for their energetic performance and enthusiastic live shows in both albums. The following is taken from the band’s website in the summer of 2005 the original members Bengt Dahlén (guitar) and Erik Dahlbäck (drums) were joined by Thomas Jutterström (Hammond and Fender Rhodes), Göran Lagerberg (bass) and Anders Ekholm (tenor saxophone). The addition of these experienced musicians brought Fläsket to a whole new level and this constellation are more than ready to meet their fans – both the old and the new ones.If one should try and describe the music they play it usually means emphasizing that it is very influenced by jazz, partly because it is instrumental but also because it is based on improvisation. Other bands that can be associated with Fläsket Brinner are Frank Zappa’s Mother’s of Invention and Deep Purple.But most of all, the band sound like themselves. It is a legible, clear and personal sound that cannot be mistaken for anything else.Fläsket Brinner is, with its mixture of rock, jazz and folk music one of the premier representatives of the musically interesting period of prog music – a sound that lasts till today. It is a newly found interest for the music that dominated the early seventies and some of the bands from that period have been reunited and are now playing together again. Assaf Vestin (avestin) (taken from progarchives)
(You can also buy this album from

Turkish Lullaby..

P.S. Another band that i like to listen on these days is "La Pura Realidad" from Mexico; They blend progressive/fusion with some traditional mexican music. The album released in 2007, too new to serve from here, but you may find/buy search for it, if you like. Thanks to my friend cocomelastico.

La Pura Realidad/Sonando..

Enjoy! :)


nahavanda said...

single archive aprroximetely 500mb including 4 albums @320

Yann said...

Definitely one of the best session box ever.
Swedish psych/prog is my favourite school (Italy is my one for sympho and East Europe my one for jazz-fusion).
Fläsket Brinner is a great example of the Swedish knowhow : free fuzz psych with folky themes. Incomparable !

Fabio Brasil said...

Incredible!! I've known their studio albuns and like it...but this sessions are awesome.Everything you expect from a great 70's band you've got here.Just perfect!
Many thanks.

Anonymous said...

Really good:heavy,psychedelic with
jazz fusion structures.It's a real
gift.I'm thinking about creating
a blog in order to give back what
I received.Scandinavian prog is
really awesome.Thanks.

Al fresco from
Secret Oyster Society

Lefouauflingue said...

Amazing band! thanks :)

Fabio Brasil said...

Quantity and quality!! Sweden is TOP-FOUR country in 70's music, besides UK,Germany and Italy.

kingpossum said...

Bless you nahavanda! What a fantastic set.

A about a re-post of the Asoka LP and maybe, just maybe, can someone post the frighteningly rare LP by Carsten Regild?

Swedish prog and PNF forever,

Greg said...

A big big thanks to you mister Nahavanda ! I didn't know this band and these studio albums... What a big shame for progressive music lover I am because this is really the best thing I heard this year. This is simply love music.

I'm very interessed if you can post studio albums...

Thanks for you to make us discover so lovely things...

nahavanda said...

Flasket Brinner

Self Titled


Take off (released as vinyl in 2005)


I just found some time from work to up them.
I dont know if you gonna look this message again or not;
here 2 albums from falsket brinner as you wish Greg,
and here 2 albums of Asoka as you wish kingpossum.
Carsten Regil? havent heard anything from this lp. i
will ask to my friends.

Enjoy :)
Have nice and easy days

Greg said...

This is really nice to you to post Falsket Brinner studio albums here. I really like them and this is a really good complement to radio recordings.
I definitly love this band !

Great thanks Mister Nahavanda.

Prezidant said...

So thankfull for this title,thus after checking the band's website, I found out that 5 original tracks are missing from the linked 4cds album...Is there a possibility to upload them?

Bill.Bo said...

just 1 word: GREAT!!! your blog as well as the music you present.

thank you very very much for Fläsket Brinner (does anybody know, what that means)

may your days be sunny : Bill.Bo

Anonymous said...

Fläsket brinner means "The pork is on fire"


jim knox said...

any chance of re-upping the Swedish Radio set? I'm terrificly curious to hear how they tackle the Electrosonics (Sonik Re-Entry) and Mort Garson (Aquarius). If you can clue me up, that would be very fine, & heaps appreciated.

and in any case: Thanks for all the beautiful music!

isabelbc said...

Hi Jim Knox,

You can found re-ups here

Isabel :o)

Anonymous said...

cheers, ears!


Anonymous said...

Isabel:Can you repost Flasket Brinner Swedish Radio set?
or, my e-mail is

isabelbc said...

new links:

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much!
Great album!
Happy 2011

Anonymous said...

Thanx a lot!

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