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Food discography

This is a discography of albums by Food.

Food started as a quartet in 1998. The group members were Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen, and Mats Eilertsen. From about 2005 onwards the group has been a duo of Thomas Strønen and Iain Ballamy. The duo are often joined by guests on recordings and in performance.


Food discography

Food, Food, 1999, Feral Records ASFA 101

Tracks : Mister Train (Out), Restless, Strange Burn, Three Minute Snack, Murring In Bånn, A, Stille Veg, My Old Engine, Rat On Stilts III, Mister Train (Rtn)

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen, Mats Eilertsen

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Organic and GM Food, Food, 2001, Feral Records ASFA 104

Tracks : A Prayer Before Tea, Jaswinder, Freebonky, Chef's Special, Zawinul, Arve's Part, Steady Eddie, Too Wierd?, Floater, Whistler, Medallion, Technojoshi

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen, Mats Eilertsen

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Veggie, Food, 2002, Rune Grammofon RCD 2027

Tracks : Tofu, Eat, Veg, Chickpea, Pie, Nofood, Mushroom

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen, Mats Eilertsen

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Last Supper, Food, 2004, Rune Grammofon RCD 2041

Tracks : Exeter Opening, Christcookies, Quinoa, Temporary, Junkfood, Daddycation, Exeter Ending, First Supper, Last Supper

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen, Mats Eilertsen

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Molecular Gastronomy, Food, 2007, Rune Grammofon RCD 2069

Tracks : Khymos, Apparatus, Red Algae, Lota, Spherification, Texturas, Nature's Recipe, Heston, The Larder Chef, Alchemy

Musicians : Iain Ballamy, Thomas Strønen, Ashley Slater (tracks 2, 3 & 10), Maria Kannegaard (tracks 1, 5, 6, 7 & 8)

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Quiet Inlet, Food: Thomas Strønen / Iain Ballamy, 2010, ECM 2163

Tracks : Tobiko, Chimaera, Mictyris, Becalmed, Cirrina, Dweller, Fathom

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Nils Petter Molvær (tracks 2, 4, 5 & 6), Christian Fennesz (tracks 1, 3 & 7)

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Mercurial Balm, Food: Thomas Strønen / Iain Ballamy, 2012, ECM 2269

Tracks : Nebular, Celestial Food, Ascendant, Phase, Astral, Moonpie, Chanterelle, Mercurial Balm, Magnetosphere, Galactic Roll

Musicians : Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, Nils Petter Molvær (track 6), Eivind Aarset (tracks 7, 8 & 9), Christian Fennesz (tracks 1-6 & 10), Prakash Sontakke (tracks 7, 8 & 9)

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This Is Not A Miracle, Food: Thomas Strønen, Iain Ballamy, 2015, ECM 2417

Tracks : First Sorrow, Where Dry Desert Ends, This Is Not A Miracle, The Concept Of Density, Sinking Gardens Of Babylon, Death Of Niger, Exposed To Frost, Earthly Carriage, Age Of Innocence, The Grain Mill, Without The Laws

Musicians : Iain Ballamy, Thomas Strønen, Christian Fennesz

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Food: compilations with (probably) previously unreleased tracks

Money Will Ruin Everything, Various Artists, 2003, Rune Grammofon RCD 2032

Tracks : St. Paul Sessions II (Alog), Daddycation (Food), Kinamands Chance (Skyphone), Two Things (Jaga Jazzist), Colpa Mia (Biosphere), Pine Solution (Svalastog), Still Light (Monolight), Aiibaka (André Hardang Borgen), Kamelmusikk (Spunk), Tango On The Crest Of Reality (Jono El Grande), 3rd Wilderness Song (Isak Anderssen), Hovering (Arne Nordheim), Stück 22 (Luigi Archetti / Bo Wiget), C - 5.1 (Supersilent), Fingerprint (Tove Nilsen), Sanmyaku (Arve Henriksen), Hertervig Skisse (Nils Økland), Wait (Kim Hiorthøy), Fauske (Lasse Marhaug), Japan (Strønen / Storløkken), Animals (Phonophani), Stacking Of Different Natures II (Information), Jacob's Leketøy (Fe-mail), Masker (Øivind Idsø), Eplesky (Andreas Meland), Intro (Maja S. K. Ratkje), For Luca (Martin Horntveth), Taajus (Scorch Trio), Deerstalker (Deathprod), Believer (Susanna And The Magical Orchestra)

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Until Human Voices Wake Us And We Drown, Various Artists, 2006, Rune Grammofon RLP 2050

Tracks : The Churchyard By The Sea (Fartein Valen), Pace (Arne Nordheim), 4.3 (Supersilent), Taajus (Scorch Trio), B1 (MoHa!), Severe Punishment And Lasting Bliss (Alog), In Our Time (Skyphone), Lavenderloops (Phonophani), Månelyst (Nils Økland), Sanmon - Main Entrance (Arve Henriksen), Daddycation (Food), Beliver (Susanna And The Magical Orchestra), Only The Birds Can See Us (In The Country), Feil Remix (Svalastog), Sport'n Spice (Strønen / Storløkken), Marbles (Spunk), Silver Spider Morning (Jazzkammer), Chipmunk Party (Maja S. K. Ratkje), Twin Decks (Deathprod)

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Money Will Ruin Everything, Various Artists, 2008, Rune Grammofon RCD 2072

Tracks : Mono Hum (Humcrush), Cloudpanic (Skyphone), Will Goes Hunting (Huntsville), Hys (Scorch Trio), Conditions For A Piece Of Music II (Ultralyd & N-Ensemble), Stück 26 (Archetti / Wiget), Leaves And Smoke (Opsvik & Jennings), The Atlantic (Phonophani), Tukpa (Food / Nils Petter Molvær), A Dream For Ted Greene (Deathprod), Goodbye (Susanna), Ashes To Ashes (In The Country), When I Am Laid (Susanna And The Magical Orchestra), No Horizon (Arve Henriksen), Passacaglia (Nils Økland), Neil (Eivind Opsvik Overseas), 21st Century Schizoid Man (Shining (2)), Eva's Horse Dance (Jono El Grande), Christ (The Story Of Modern Farming), Die Ballade Vom Ertrunkenen Mädchen (Maja Ratkje), C – 6.1 (Supersilent), Untitled 6 (Box (5)), Timberwork (Svalastog), Picnic Avec (Alog / Spunk), Daniel (Jessica)

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Last updated April 2016