In the decade since Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas released their last album, the revelatory space-disco voyage II, electronic dance music underwent several shape-shifting transformations: the explosion and fizzle of mass-market EDM, a U-turn toward classic house and cerebral techno, and fusions of ambient and jazz with global rhythms. It's a testament to the Norwegian pair's steadfast, forward-thinking style that their third album, III, picks up right where II left off and still sounds remarkably current. It's as if Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Thomas Moen Hermansen had been waiting for the perfect moment to re-enter the conversation and found it inside 2020's strange collective pause.
Nu-disco luminaries Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas released several acclaimed albums and EPs during the 2000s, fusing bubbly Balearic house with the farthest reaches of wigged-out cosmic rock. They spent much of the 2010s working on their own respective projects, but they continued collaborating on ….