La fusione fredda è una fonte di energia potenzialmente in grado di fornire acqua potabile all'intero pianeta, trasporti a emissioni zero con chilometraggio illimitato, una soluzione all'emergenza climatica e tanto altro ancora. È pulita, di dimensioni ridotte, semplice, inesauribile e … fisicamente impossibile. O almeno tale è stato il verdetto della scienza fin dal 1989, quando una certa proposta scientifica venne bollata d'infamia e respinta. ….
In 1972 Mats Glenngård became a member of MK ll line-up of great, folk-progressive rock band Kebnekajse. In the same year he recorded a fantastic solo album (released by small Gump label) with a help from the members of Fläsket Brinner, Nature, Atlantic Ocean, Jason’s Fleece and of course Kebnekajse. Although Glenngård is known mostly for his ﬁne violin playing, ‘Kosterläge' LP focused just as much on his songwriting and guitar skills. The album delivers four beautiful and very ﬂuid long progressive tracks (featuring his Swedish vocals) alongside some very short folk tunes on the violin. The longer tracks can be compared to the style of other heavy-progressive Swedish bands like Life, November and Saga…
Taking its title from the Scandinavian culinary terminology for a variety of delicacies, surely there has never been a more fascinating and evocative collection of short pieces recorded onto one disc? Personally chosen by the performers (with fascinating insights presented in Lidström's accompanying booklet, both historical and intimate), these musical jewels from around the world are firmly and deservedly ensconced in the hearts of these two engaging musicians, resulting in a magical discovery of pure indulgence for the privileged listener. One could not readily expect to find a more satisfying assembly of beautifully written and stunningly played works.
After making vital contributions to the ECM collaborations of Lena Willemark and Ale Moller, Swedish multi-instrumentalist and composer Mats Eden brings his folk revival sensibilities to this leader date from 1999. He joins longtime musical partner Jonas Simonson in paying homage to many great fiddlers, including Artbergs Kalle Karlstrom and Lejsme Per Larsson, and old-time masters Torleiv Bjorgum and Anders Rosen. The latter revived the use resonating strings, which Eden took on himself in developing a custom instrument called the bordunfiol, or drone-fiddle, featured prominently in Milvus.