On May 11th Polish experimental group Alameda 5 (led by Kuba Ziołek of Stara Rzeka, Innercity Ensemble and Kapital fame) will release its new, double album entitled "Duch tornada". This time we can expect 13 new compositions that bring a strong stylistic shift from "Późne królestwo" - a debut album recorded two years ago as a trio.
But first, let us explain the reasons for a new name for the band. "Tomek Popowski (drums) moved to Warsaw where he had to begin his life from scratch. Some time later Mikołaj Zieliński (bass) moved to Gdańsk and for a moment I thought that this trio will die of natural causes but I guess I wasn't ready to lay Alameda to the grave" - explains Ziołek.
"Fortunately I managed to talk Jacek Buhl (drums) into playing together and Mikołaj agreed to visit my hometown Bydgoszcz to rehearse. Then, together with Łukasz Jędrzejczak (keyboards and electronics) we started composing new songs and a couple of days later, when preparing for a c....... more
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