The transatlantic collaboration is ready for its unveiling.

Last year we heard rumblings that Norwegian artist Lindstrøm had formed a power trio with Emil Nikolaisen, frontman of loopy Oslo psych-rock outfit Serena-Maneesh, and none other than Todd Rundgren, the Hawaii-based garage-rocker turned experimental producer who’s now in the fifth decade of his career.

Originally planned for release last summer, Runddans is finally due to come out on May 5 via esteemed Norsk label Smalltown Supersound. The label is posting a series of video interviews with each of the three musicians to offer some back story to the production process – hear from the great Rundgren, who says the album is “like a train ride”, in the video below and check the artwork underneath.

The album consists of a single 39-minute track divided into 12 parts. According to the label it’s a “spiritual magnum opus that stands alongside Rundgren’s most worshipped trippy albums of the seventies, fusing his blue eyed soul with Lindstrom’s disco epics and Emil Nikolaisen’s studio trickery into a cosmic mix of soul, synth, pop and disco.”

Meanwhile, Rundgren is about to start a North American tour to support his latest solo album Global, with support from LA positive-thinker Dâm-Funk – an interesting choice. [via Pitchfork]

Runddans050315

Latest

Latest



		
	
Share Tweet

Privacy Preference Center

Required Cookies & Technologies

Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

gdpr, woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart, _wp_wocommerce_session, sucuri_cloudproxy_uuid_*

Site Customisation

Cookies and similar technologies are used to improve your experience, to do things like:

- remember your login, general, and regional preferences
- personalize content, search, recommendations, and offers

Without these technologies, things like personalised recommendations, your account preferences, or localisation may not work correctly.

wp-settings-*

Personalised Advertising

These technologies are used for things like:

- personalised ads
- to limit how many times you see an ad
- to understand usage via Google Analytics
- to understand how you got to our web properties
- to ensure that we understand the audience and can provide relevant ads

We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). Saying no will not stop you from seeing our ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive.

_ga, _gid, gat,_gads,_fbp