Members

 

Stefan Fredin
Instruments/ role in TK? Bass guitar, vocals, rhythm guitar and main song writer.
When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Released several singles and one album during the 80s under thename “Fredin Comp”.
What is your favorite TK album? Elden av år/ Krigssång
What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång.
Instruments/ live gear: Fender Precision Bass 1963 (Studio), Fender Precision Bass 2007 (Live), Fender Telecaster1975, Cry Baby Bass Wah Wah, Rotosound Strings, Mostly Hartke Amplifier.In the 70s I used Marshall amplifiers with Malmberg and Sound Side cabinets.
When and where were you born? 20th of May 1953 in Stockholm, Sweden
Where do you currently reside? Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
What was the first album you bought? The Rolling Stones, Around and Around (Swedish compilation) for Christmas present 1964.
What was the last album you bought? The Beatles remasters stereo box.
Which musician has inspired you most? Roger Waters. But of course alsoThe Beatles. Bassists who inspired me includes Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead),Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane),John Wetton (King Crimson), Paul McCartney and Chris Squire (Yes).
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? Musical influences mainly psychedelia and early prog, plus bits of classical music andearly hard rock/metal.
What are your interests outside music? Skiing, summers in Bodrum, Turkey, art, politics, medicine,geopgraphy, friends…walking.

 

Dag Lundquist
Instruments/ role in TK? Drums, percussion, vocals, occasional violin, recording engineer and producer.
When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Started recording/producing in 1982 with groups like Adolphson och Falk, Lolita Pop, Docenterna, Nomads, Hedningarna, Staffan Hellstrand and recently Swedish rock icon Ulf Lundell. Owner of Decibel Studios in Stockholm.
What is your favorite TK album? I början och slutet.
What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång.
Instruments/ live gear: Ludwig Black Panther 1969 kit with 24” kik, 18”, 16”, 14”, 13”, 12” toms, Supraphonic 400 snare, Paiste cymbals, misc. hardware.
When and where were you born? 1953 in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
Where do you currently reside? Stockholm, Sweden
What was the first album you bought? The Beatles: Help
What was the last album you bought? Opeth: The Roundhouse Tapes
Which musician has inspired you most? Bill Bruford
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? Mainly classical music.
What are your interests outside music? Family, food, wine and the Mediterranean.

 

Christer Åkerberg
Instruments/ role in TK? Lead guitar
When did you join the band? In 1972
When and where were you born? In Stockholm 1952
Where do you currently reside? In Gustavsberg outside Stockholm, Sweden.
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Working at HP.
What is your favorite TK album? N/A
What is your favorite TK song? N/A
What was the first album you bought? N/A
What was the last album you bought? N/A
Which musician has inspired you most? N/A
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? N/A
What are your interests outside music? N/A
Instruments/ live gear: N/A

 

Olle Thörnvall
Instruments/ role in TK? Lyrics, in the beginning harmonica too.
When did you join the band? 1970 Founder member
When and where were you born? 1952 in Vaxholm, Sweden.
Where do you currently reside? In Saltsjöbaden, Sweden.
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Lyrics for “Fredin Comp”,Stefans soloproject. Also some eleven or twelve books, mainly literary essays.Translated some poetry and prose. Teacher in Swedish and philosophy in high school.
What is your favorite TK album? I Början och slutet / Elden av år
What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång
What was the first album you bought? Around and Around- Rolling Stones (compilation) for Christmas 1964.
What was the last album you bought? Surrealistic Pillow- Jefferson Airplane.
Which author has inspired you most? T.S. Eliot and Gunnar Ekelöf.
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? The Beatles.
What are your interests outside music? Friends, literature, philosophy..and walking.

 

Robert Zima
Instruments/ role in TK? Vocals and guitar
When did you join the band? In 1971
When and where were you born? In Vienna, Austria 1953
Where do you currently reside? N/A
What are/were your outside projects from TK? N/A
What is your favorite TK album? N/A
What is your favorite TK song? N/A
What was the first album you bought? N/A
What was the last album you bought? N/A
Which musician has inspired you most? N/A
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? N/A
What are your interests outside music? N/A
Instruments/ live gear: N/A

 

Mats Lindberg
Instruments/ role in TK? Keyboards and saxophone
When did you join the band? In 1977
When and where were you born? In Stockholm 1955
Where do you currently reside? In Nacka outside Stockholm
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Before TK I played in “Vinterminne” and “Delirium”. After TK had split in -81 I formed a 2 man Band with “Pocke” Öhrström called“Tredje mannen” wich later become a 3 man band and produced 3 albums and some singles.
What is your favorite TK album? Början o slutet /Krigssång
What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång 2
What was the first album you bought? Probably Led Zeppelin 1. Before that a listened to music my friends had bought like Beatles, Stones, Beach Boys, Credence……
What was the last album you bought? It must have been an early Crimson that I had not on cd.
Which musician has inspired you most? Groups like Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Van der graaf.
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? All god music, Classical: Shostakoivtch. Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald
What are your interests outside music? I like to construct things. Renovate houses. Sailing and some sports.
Instruments/ live gear: Nord Electro, Roland JV-1010 by midi, Mellotron sounds via computer software M-tron.

 

Johan Gullberg
Instruments/ role in TK? Artwork master, drums 1970-71
When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.
What are/were your outside projects from TK? Artist – panting, sculpture, graphics and graphic design. Art consultant and teacher. Illustrated three of Olle Thörnvalls books.
What is your favorite TK album? I början och slutet.
What is your favorite TK song? Gnistor.
Instruments/ live gear: A neat little Mapex/Pearl compilation set that I play for fun.
When and where were you born? 1953 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Where do you currently reside? Vaxholm, Sweden.
What was the first album you bought? I think it was Jimi Hendrix – Are you experienced.
What was the last album you bought? Arve Henriksen – Cartography
Which artist has inspired you most? Juan Miro, Mark Rothko, Alexander Calder, Curt Asker and many more.
What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? King Crimson, Yes, Pink Floyd, Love, Roxy Music, Jan Garbarek, Sigur Ros and many more.
What are your interests outside music? Art and litterature, cooking, sailing and classic boats.


Former members


Pocke Öhrström
Instruments/ role in TK? Guitar, vocals 1970-71


Dag “Krok” Kronlund
Instruments/ role in TK?Piano, organ 1970-72.