Lindstrom & Prins Thomas are the shit

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Thought these guys deserved their own thread, there seems to be only a little discussion of them here.

So who else is really feeling these guys lately? "I Feel Space" seems to only be the tip of the iceberg, like Primal Scream's "Loaded", pre-Screamadelica. Between the new album on Eskimo, the "Tribulations" remix and the new Six Cups of Rebel (Lindstrom), dudes are killin it. i'm listening to Six Cups now and the willingness to just let it go plus the production, the instrumentation are so freeing to me. The album sounds like a disco-fied Neu! at times and this whole krautrock vibe is a direction i would love to see this going in. I find myself more than willing to go where they're taking me. Further blowing me away is the PT remix of Mental Overdrive's "Diskodans" on Smalltown Supersound (which needs to be released on vinyl right now, god damn it) - mindblowing 9 minute uptempo mix, just filthy with effects - and Lindstrom's "Plague the Kid II" on Bear Entertainment.

Now I've heard Lindstrom's previous work under the Slow Supreme moniker, and i've enjoyed and even spun out a couple of his tracks. but this, this is different.

who's wit me?!

heywood jablomi (heywood), Friday, 26 August 2005 06:02 (10 years ago) Permalink

I've only heard "I Feel Space", but it's my favorite house track in months.

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Friday, 26 August 2005 06:35 (10 years ago) Permalink

what's the deal with the new album on eskimo? i remember hearing about it a few months ago, but nothing more. but everything else i've heard by them is indeed the shit. "there's a drink in my bedroom and i need a hot lady" especially.

rajeev (rajeev), Friday, 26 August 2005 06:45 (10 years ago) Permalink

Lindstrom/Prins Thomas remix of Juan Maclean 'Tito's Way' is awesome in a Disco-Prog kind of way.

Barnaby (Barnaby), Friday, 26 August 2005 07:57 (10 years ago) Permalink

their remixes of Chicken Lips "Sweet Cow" and the Freeform Five's "Electromagnetic" are very good too.

Ronan (Ronan), Friday, 26 August 2005 08:57 (10 years ago) Permalink

Album comes out 14 November. Faves so far:

1 Lindstrøm - "Paaskelyd"
2 Lindstrøm - "Er Bestemor Paa Moten"
3 Blackbelt Andersen Vs Prins Thomas - "Juling i Ringen"
4 Lindstrøm - "Drums of Life"
5 Lindstrøm - "I Feel Space"

JoB (JoB), Friday, 26 August 2005 09:04 (10 years ago) Permalink

I couldn't remember the name of that Blackbelt Andersen thing, yeah it's great!

Ronan (Ronan), Friday, 26 August 2005 09:07 (10 years ago) Permalink

Any Norwegian speakers in the house?

JoB (JoB), Friday, 26 August 2005 09:58 (10 years ago) Permalink

Don't forget:

JoB (JoB), Friday, 26 August 2005 10:00 (10 years ago) Permalink

I'm not norwegian but I think this is what the titles are in english:
1.Paaskelyd = Eastersounds
2.Er Bestemor Paa Moten = Is grandmother at a meeting
3.Juling i Ringen = Doing cartwheels in the ring

silkworm, Friday, 26 August 2005 14:03 (10 years ago) Permalink

Lindbaek And Lindstrom: Alien In My Pocket is one of my favorites. I had no idea there was an album in the works, I can't wait to hear it.

jeffery (jeffery), Friday, 26 August 2005 14:12 (10 years ago) Permalink

the album is fantastic, if not as uptempo and fully dancefloor as, say, Thomas' Major Swellings album that was released recently on Noid with the Idjut Boys. Listened to as a whole, it's a superb trip through a more laidback vibe. loving loving loving it. it's due out within another month or so - i got solicited on it maybe a month ago and that was way way in advance. question for someone more knowledgeable: is this the same album that was released in japan earlier in the year?

if the tribulations remix link is still active in the most recent YSI thread, go download it immediately. the bit in the middle where the distorted vocal starts stuttering and then the beat drops underneath is fucking devastating.

i hope there are plans to repress bits and pieces like 'alien in my pocket' because i NEED them. i'm in full lindstrom obsession mode at this point!

heywood jablomi (heywood), Friday, 26 August 2005 21:38 (10 years ago) Permalink

btw if you're on Oink you can get the album right this second...
job OTM with "paaskelyd"...

heywood jablomi (heywood), Friday, 26 August 2005 21:40 (10 years ago) Permalink

what's the name of the full-length?

rajeev (rajeev), Friday, 26 August 2005 22:21 (10 years ago) Permalink

Lindstrøm (from Norway)

jed_ (jed), Friday, 26 August 2005 22:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

think alot of the records got repressed heywood, at least we got alot of the older feedelity stuff back in on vinyl, I've not seen "alien in my pocket" yet though.

Ronan (Ronan), Saturday, 27 August 2005 09:12 (10 years ago) Permalink

what's the name of the full-length?

Amazon sez it's just Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas.

Telephonething (Telephonething), Saturday, 27 August 2005 17:27 (10 years ago) Permalink

Press release:

JoB (JoB), Saturday, 27 August 2005 18:25 (10 years ago) Permalink

Oh, it says he's in Holland tonight. But it doesn't mention where! I was going to see Solid Groove/Switch anyway so I'm not moaning...

JoB (JoB), Saturday, 27 August 2005 18:28 (10 years ago) Permalink

i just found them through their set on Beats-In-Space - which is great. and their own tracks seem really elegant yet meaty too.

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 17:13 (10 years ago) Permalink

m.a.n.d.y. remix of "i feel space" out this week!

tricky (disco stu), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 17:18 (10 years ago) Permalink

i should say the tracks they've remixed instead of "their own tracks". i don't think i've heard any of their original stuff. from their set, the remix of Manuel Gottsching - E2-E4 is super.

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 17:55 (10 years ago) Permalink

This album is amazing!

I'm not really in the loop with this genre. What would you call it? Trip-house? It's crazy. What else would one check out if they really like this?

For frame of reference, I've also really enjoyed the Isolee record and the Vitalic. I checked all three of these out based on ILM threads.

Brooker Buckingham (Brooker B), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 18:22 (10 years ago) Permalink

check out some Reverso 68, not exactly precisely the same but on a similar tip. "Piece Together" and their remixes of Juan Maclean "Tito's Way" and Bent "Coming Back" in particular.

Ronan (Ronan), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 18:42 (10 years ago) Permalink

anyone heard this? i held it in my hands this afternoon but unfortunately didn't have the time to listen to it... the soundclip sure sounds pretty

willem (willem), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 18:54 (10 years ago) Permalink

What else would one check out if they really like this?

Idjut Boys, Kango's Stein Massiv, maybe some Maurice Fulton stuff.

JoB (JoB), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 20:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

Plus that Beatservice comp I plugged upthread.

JoB (JoB), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 20:17 (10 years ago) Permalink

Yeah Willem I bought it recently. The Lindstrom mix is a bit Love Boat disco party as opposed to their usual stuff but the Linus Loves one is really nice.

Ronan (Ronan), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 20:26 (10 years ago) Permalink

What else would one check out if they really like this?

idjut boys!! chicken lips!!

maurice fulton - yes, but not MU, you should start w/ "life is water for gerbadaisies..." (recorded as "maurice fulton presents boof") and the album recorded as "maurice fulton presents stress"). also maurice's remixes.

possibly the earlier faze action ... anything before moving cities, really. also look for ray mang's work.

some of the artists on bunker and creme. a lot of it is lo-fi techno, so you sort of have to pick and choose but there's quite a bit of loose-limbed italo funk in there.

vahid (vahid), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 21:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

what else would one check out if they really like this?

metro area and morgan geist would be two more.

vahid (vahid), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 21:30 (10 years ago) Permalink

what else would one check out if they really like this?

other environ artists like daniel wang and kelley polar


and, oh yeah ... DETROIT TECHNO

vahid (vahid), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 21:50 (10 years ago) Permalink

that's actually helpful

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 22:01 (10 years ago) Permalink

the trentemoller i've heard (a lot) is nothing like lindstrom and prins thomas though unless i'm missing some really specific track...naked music style house is really the other side of the divide here i think.

tricky (disco stu), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 22:36 (10 years ago) Permalink

All you recommendorz roolz.

Brooker Buckingham (Brooker B), Wednesday, 31 August 2005 22:37 (10 years ago) Permalink

naked music style house is really the other side of the divide here i think.
-- tricky (tricky@), August 31st, 2005 4:36 PM. (disco stu)

yeah, i think tricky is right. i was making recommends based on the singles / compilation tracks i've heard ... just slsked some of the album and it's MUCH more downtempo than i was expecting.


(ok they are recommendations for GOOD music but not really in the same vein as lindstrom)

vahid (vahid), Thursday, 1 September 2005 07:11 (10 years ago) Permalink


Ronan (Ronan), Thursday, 1 September 2005 10:08 (10 years ago) Permalink

wait, the lindstrom album is downtempo? bizarre!

philip sherburne (philip sherburne), Thursday, 1 September 2005 10:18 (10 years ago) Permalink

i was a little dissappointed in "I Feel Space". i think i may dig the prins thomas side of things more. is Lindstrom on his own, more House-y? hi phil

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Thursday, 1 September 2005 19:08 (10 years ago) Permalink

i am thinking the tracks i have downloaded have a very similar feel to CHATEAU FLIGHT.

vahid (vahid), Thursday, 1 September 2005 19:10 (10 years ago) Permalink

xpost city:

phil it's off the hook - seek and destroy!

this has been up for a couple days already - grab it while you can!

those recent Emperor Machine tunes on DC are a bit similar if not darker.
check the recent Stranger & Shortbus 12" on Dis-Joint out of SF...

been dying to hear that E2-E4 mix -- they've done a full-length version haven't they?

heywood jablomi (heywood), Thursday, 1 September 2005 20:15 (10 years ago) Permalink

e2-e4 is the last track of their July 14th guest dj session on Beats-in-Space...can't remember how much they play/don't know the what's there is really really nice. thx for the ysi link.

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Thursday, 1 September 2005 20:33 (10 years ago) Permalink

I'll take sueno latino instead!

but in this topic...I hadn't heard emperor machine untill the recent simian mobile disco mix. I like that a lot.

Dan Selzer (Dan Selzer), Thursday, 1 September 2005 21:16 (10 years ago) Permalink

God, there's a mix of "Sueno Latino" I've never found on CD that's the same as most of the original mixes but has this electric guitar solo in the middle of it that just sounds incredible (and still Mediterranean).

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Thursday, 1 September 2005 21:19 (10 years ago) Permalink

Emperor Machine "Bloody Hell" is my favourite of theirs.

Also check out Padded Cell on Suicide Recordings, they've done a few remixes here and there too. Very good stuff.

Ronan (Ronan), Thursday, 1 September 2005 21:21 (10 years ago) Permalink

the lindstrom / prins tomas lp on eskimo is very down tempo / jazz funk. i think they felt it should be an albu for listening to rather than a set of club tracks.

lindstrom tends to have two sides to his sound - the tripped out space disco and the noodly muso side. the 'i feel space' 12' demonstrates this to a t (which incidentally he recorded four years ago).

he has a forthcoming 12' coming called 'serious syntoms' which is the rawest thing he's ever done. endlessly repeating, slighty modulating moog bassline, live snare and hi hat and a bit of arp synth. sounds like it was recorded live in one take. mega.

i spent a very drunken night out with prins thomas recently and i get the impressiont that what we have heard so far is only the tip of the iceberg. mad, as they both have families and other jobs to keep them busy too.

stirmonster (stirmonster), Thursday, 1 September 2005 22:14 (10 years ago) Permalink

one of my favourite tracks of the year Nemesi - "Cosmica(Lindstrom and Prins Thomas mix)"

jed_ (jed), Friday, 2 September 2005 00:34 (10 years ago) Permalink

"endlessly repeating, slighty modulating moog bassline, live snare and hi hat and a bit of arp synth." -- i'm already excited about this (or atleast what you're describin)

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Friday, 2 September 2005 00:43 (10 years ago) Permalink

yeah that description has me drooling.

out this week: "i feel space" m.a.n.d.y. remix on playhouse
and lindstrom & prins thomas remixes (vocal and instrumental) of silver city on 20/20 vision...

heywood jablomi (heywood), Friday, 2 September 2005 16:10 (10 years ago) Permalink

i listened to (what i think is) the e2-e4 section again last nite from the set...its hard to say where it begins or ends - I think he's weaving other songs in and out - or perhaps its just a short snippet.

anyway, "Call Me Mr. Telephone"-- is awesome if folks haven't heard. They seems to be heavily influenced by 70's rock but not in a gimmicky way??? he goes kinda fleetwood mac in the middle of that song but its totally nice.

Susan Douglas (Susan Douglas), Friday, 2 September 2005 16:35 (10 years ago) Permalink

i'm not much of a fan of that m.a.n.d.y. remix. although that's probably because the original is so amazing.

toby (tsg20), Friday, 2 September 2005 16:59 (10 years ago) Permalink

^^that's ridiculous

willem, Friday, 9 May 2014 11:49 (1 year ago) Permalink

not to mention what "Full Pupp" means in Norwegian

°ㅇ๐ْ ° (gr8080), Friday, 9 May 2014 14:52 (1 year ago) Permalink

Zero-gravity space station sex...

MikoMcha, Friday, 9 May 2014 18:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

This album is okay, a lot of it just washes over me in the way that solo Prins often does but the final track and Trans are amazing.

Matt DC, Saturday, 10 May 2014 13:39 (1 year ago) Permalink

it was the perfect soundtrack to my stressful workweek; simultaniously motivational & relaxing

°ㅇ๐ْ ° (gr8080), Saturday, 10 May 2014 14:26 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

^I totally get that.
Got III this weekend. Played it at the end of the afternoon, sitting on the balcony with my gf, enjoying a couple of good beers, it felt like the best album ever.
(On a minor sidenote, I feel Thomas deserves his own thread but there's probably too little interest to warrant a separate one)

willem, Monday, 26 May 2014 12:36 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

PT was on Beats In Space this week:

groovypanda, Thursday, 12 June 2014 10:14 (1 year ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

groovypanda, Wednesday, 9 July 2014 09:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

I played Cosmo Galactic Prism for the first time in quite a while last week and that's such a great mix with a groove & pace that's totally in and of itself. This looks like a different, much clubbier, kind of beast. Saw/heard him play near Amsterdam last month and that sounded like what this tracklist looks to deliver.

willem, Wednesday, 9 July 2014 11:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

cosmo galactic prism is one of my alltime favorites. has he done any beardy/expansive mixes like that lately? i remember a fact podcast where he went heavy on the pat metheny/jean luc ponty end of things and i loved that too lol

hug niceman (psychgawsple), Wednesday, 9 July 2014 18:08 (1 year ago) Permalink

The first half of his Trushmix is like that:

online hardman, Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

His Robert Johnson mix is somewhere halfway between Cosmo and the coming one maybe...

willem, Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:12 (1 year ago) Permalink

never heard PT do straight-up techno before but I like it

ugh (lukas), Friday, 11 July 2014 00:17 (1 year ago) Permalink


the late great, Friday, 11 July 2014 00:19 (1 year ago) Permalink

That's not him though, just a release on his label.

groovypanda, Friday, 11 July 2014 09:40 (1 year ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

10 years of Full Pupp is sounding glorious, and I'm not even half way through the first CD.

mmmm, Saturday, 30 August 2014 20:41 (1 year ago) Permalink


panic disorder pixie (Sanpaku), Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

Probabably belongs in another Scando-disco thread.

panic disorder pixie (Sanpaku), Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:03 (1 year ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

rainbow disco club

more like

RANDOM disco club

amirite etc

the late great, Friday, 26 September 2014 04:12 (1 year ago) Permalink

no one else has heard this yet?

the late great, Friday, 3 October 2014 07:30 (1 year ago) Permalink

Have it on order. I gather you don't like it?

willem, Sunday, 5 October 2014 20:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

4 months pass...

New Prins 12" coming on Endless Flight

groovypanda, Thursday, 5 February 2015 21:41 (8 months ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

lindstrøm-produced single by a singer called maya vik which sounds like real life is no cool taking a step from trippy disco into full-on bubblegum pop

lex pretend, Sunday, 1 March 2015 21:05 (7 months ago) Permalink

so good.

His new one with Grace Hall is excellent too. That piano break!

Roz, Monday, 2 March 2015 02:34 (7 months ago) Permalink

also wonderful

i love his work with vocalists so much

lex pretend, Monday, 2 March 2015 08:31 (7 months ago) Permalink

liking the sound of that.

mark e, Thursday, 5 March 2015 11:12 (7 months ago) Permalink

From the brief audio clips in that interview, I can already tell the vocals are going to ruin this for me.

brotherlovesdub, Thursday, 5 March 2015 17:56 (7 months ago) Permalink

ferry + terje
rundgren + lindstrom

we should poll who prins thomas will collab with next

i vote gary numan

gr8080, Thursday, 5 March 2015 18:06 (7 months ago) Permalink

Sylvian and Jaki however the fuck you spell his last name.

brotherlovesdub, Thursday, 5 March 2015 19:25 (7 months ago) Permalink

Prins and Rick Wakeman.

Matt DC, Thursday, 5 March 2015 19:45 (7 months ago) Permalink

a big jazz boy

mattresslessness, Thursday, 5 March 2015 20:17 (7 months ago) Permalink

Always wanted a sequel to Todd's "A Treatise on Cosmic Fire," actually...

Michael F Gill, Friday, 6 March 2015 05:01 (7 months ago) Permalink

Prins and Ralf Hütter of course

octobeard, Friday, 6 March 2015 05:05 (7 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

P4K are streaming a track from the album:

groovypanda, Tuesday, 21 April 2015 14:32 (5 months ago) Permalink

Sounds a bit mental on first listen.

29 facepalms, Tuesday, 21 April 2015 14:43 (5 months ago) Permalink

Ugh. Totally not for me, sadly. Sounds kinda desperate, somehow.

Acting Crazy (Instrumental) (jed_), Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:17 (5 months ago) Permalink

Note to self, make animated GIF of Lindstrøm revving an imaginary motorcycle from this interview:

MikoMcha, Wednesday, 22 April 2015 06:18 (5 months ago) Permalink

I know this is a proper collaboration but I don't understand how this can sound like such a trainwreck when "Home Tonight" sounds so refined and majestic.

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 22 April 2015 08:29 (5 months ago) Permalink

Trainwreck might be putting it a bit harshly. It's definitely not my cup of tea and sort of awful, but I'm imagining this as a Jon & Vangelis 'The Friends Of Mr. Cairo' type of thing.

MikoMcha, Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:57 (5 months ago) Permalink

Note to self, make animated GIF of Lindstrøm revving an imaginary motorcycle from this interview

couldn't resist (via cheapo gif generator)

would improve 1000% with sound though

willem, Wednesday, 22 April 2015 22:47 (5 months ago) Permalink

lol, yeah sound would help, but this is still pretty great!

MikoMcha, Thursday, 23 April 2015 04:53 (5 months ago) Permalink

Erol Alkan rework of the title track:

I quite like "Put Your Arms Around Me", but then I love Six Cups Of Rebel to bits, so...

Jeff W, Friday, 24 April 2015 17:40 (5 months ago) Permalink

the less said about the album the better. Don't think trainwreck is too harsh. "Home Tonight" starts off uncharacteristically bland but then turns a corner and becomes prime Lindstrom. Lindstrom & Christabelle style vocals and hooks plus these piano fills, I'd buy that over and over and over again.

skip, Saturday, 25 April 2015 03:37 (5 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Stereolab & High Llamas remix of "Put Your Arms Around Me":

an EYE remix to come too

Jeff W, Wednesday, 10 June 2015 13:33 (3 months ago) Permalink

i really like runddans. it kinda evokes initiation.. it's a total trip.

brimstead, Wednesday, 10 June 2015 20:05 (3 months ago) Permalink

Yeah, this is listenable all the way through for me, even if it's bitty and messy in places. I was a fan of Todd and Initiation, though.

Michael F Gill, Monday, 15 June 2015 04:19 (3 months ago) Permalink

skip, Sunday, 21 June 2015 03:07 (3 months ago) Permalink

That's a horrible song. The remix may or may not be good but I suppose I'd have to listen to the original to find out and I probably won't do that.

Acting Crazy (Instrumental) (jed_), Monday, 22 June 2015 05:23 (3 months ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

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