The Stix (Jaga Jazzist album)

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The Stix
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 6, 2003 (2003-05-06)[1]
GenrePost-rock, progressive rock, future jazz, jazz fusion
Length53:14
LabelNinja Tune, Warner Music Norway, Beat Records (Japan), Sound Improvement (Poland)
ProducerJørgen Træen
Jaga Jazzist chronology
A Livingroom Hush
(2002)
The Stix
(2003)
What We Must
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic4.5/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork6.6/10 stars[4]
All About Jazzpositive[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes3.0/5 stars[6]
Rate Your Music3.5/5 stars[7]
BBCpositive[8]

The Stix is the third studio album by the Norwegian band Jaga Jazzist. It was released on 6 May 2003 by Ninja Tune to positive reviews.

Recording[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel

  • Jørgen Træen – electronics, drum programming
  • Silje Haugan – violin
  • Kjell Åge Stoveland – viola

Track listing[edit]

All songs performed and arranged by Jaga Jazzist with Jørgen Træen.

No.TitleWriter(s)Strings composed byLength
1."Kitty Wú"Lars Horntveth; Glockenspiel + Vibraphone Theme – Jørgen MunkebyJørgen Træen, Lars Horntveth4:36
2."Day"Martin Horntveth 3:08
3."Another Day"Lars Horntveth 3:30
4."Suomi Finland"Lars Horntveth; Rhodes + Vibraphone Theme – Andreas Mjøs, Jørgen Munkeby 7:28
5."Aerial Bright Dark Round"Morten QvenildLars Horntveth, Morten Qvenild5:08
6."Reminders"Lars Horntveth 5:21
7."Toxic Dart"Jørgen Munkeby, Lars Horntveth 6:45
8."I Could Have Killed Him In The Sauna"Lars Horntveth; Flute part by Jørgen MunkebyJørgen Træen, Lars Horntveth5:34
9."Doppelganger"Jørgen Munkeby; Vibraphone theme by Mathias Eick 4:47
10."The Stix"Lars Horntveth; Piano + Harmonica Theme – Jørgen Munkeby, Lars Horntveth 6:57
Total length:53:14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ninja Tune info".
  2. ^ "Allmusic review".
  3. ^ "Sputnikmusic review".
  4. ^ "Pitchfork".
  5. ^ "All About Jazz review".
  6. ^ "Tiny Mix Tapes review".
  7. ^ "Rate Your Music review".
  8. ^ "BBC review".

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