Ihsahn Publicizes New Fascination Road Classes EP


Norwegian progressive steel pioneer Ihsahn returns together with his newest launch, ‘Fascination Road Classes’ EP on March 24 by way of Candlelight Information/Spinefarm.

Forward of the brand new EP Ihsahn has additionally launched the primary single “Contorted Monuments” which you’ll be able to try under.

Referred to as a continually evolving artist who likes to transcend boundaries, Ihsahn’s musical journey has been relentlessly fascinating and ceaselessly revelatory. Along with his penchant for collaborative tasks and fascination with manufacturing, this new three monitor EP, that includes two new authentic songs and one cowl model, is the direct results of Ihsahn becoming a member of forces with URM Academy’s on-line academic program for music manufacturing and producer and engineer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, Powerwolf) of Fascination Road Studios.

Feedback Ihsahn: ‘I´ve been working with Jens and his staff for mixing and mastering for over a decade, however this course spans from pre-production to ultimate grasp, so I wrote some demos and had Jens be concerned from the very begin.“

Becoming a member of Ihsahn on this mission was his long-time drummer Tobias Ørnes Andersen and keyboardist Øystein Aadland, who spent ten intense days at Fascination Road Studios recording the songs. Øystein Aadland additionally provides heat and mild lead vocals for the monitor ‘The Observer’ while Jonas Renske of Katatonia recorded visitor vocals to the track ‘Dom Andra’, a canopy of a monitor by Swedish band KENT.

All through the entire expertise the URM Academy staff captured every thing on video with Jens Bogren including commentary to the manufacturing methods used, with element on mic placements, preamps, drumhead tunings, sharing his methodology and drilling down into what goes right into a recording akin to this.

Ihsahn provides: “The thought was to seize excessive finish recordings of actual devices in nice rooms, and we had a tremendous setup for drums, guitars, bass and even a classic Hammond organ with Leslie, Wurlitzer, Rhodes and so forth, recorded by Fender combos and analogue pedals and so forth.

“This was a tremendous expertise, and really academic, as I like every thing associated to music manufacturing. Each the Fascination Road and URM groups have been unimaginable, and I consider everybody concerned had a good time, regardless of 14–16 hour workdays. I´m very proud of how every thing got here collectively and for these within the technical facets of the way it was made, there might be an intensive course coming quickly at URM Academy.”

Pre-order the ‘Fascnation Road Classes’ EP.


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