ALBUMS on Barthrecords

"Ballads from Above” is Jan Erik Hansen's first solo release.

He has extensive experience with using the computer as a tool to

obtain new exciting soundscapes for guitar.

Hansen is primarily using virtual amps, effects, synths and samplers.

With this release, Hansen cultivates the ballad as a jazz-related genre, and its ability for moods using guitar and synth as an onomatopoeic brush.


All tracks on the album is composed by Hansen and he plays all the guitars, synths and samplers.

Hansen wants to show a counterbalance to today's fiercely rhythm-driven music.

Lie down, close your eyes and experience the moods and images that passes by.

Read a review from Tor Hammerø, Nettavisen here.


Released on 12 August 2016.

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