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Julee Cruise & King Dude ‎: Sing Each Other’s Songs For You

2016 : Not Just Religious Music Format : 7″ Vinyl I’d bet a paycheck that most of you reading this are fans, or at the very least, aware of David Lynch. For most of us, movies like Blue Velvet and [...]

September 24, 2016 Reviews

Colter Wall : Imaginary Appalachia

2016 : YMRE / Windrow Entertainment Format : CD So about now some of you are probably thinking “Has he lost his mind? What’s up with this redneck shit?”. And to that I say, fuck you, it’s my website. I’ll [...]

September 15, 2016 Reviews

Rïcïnn : Lïan

2016 : Blood Music Format : CD I’ve been a longtime supporter of Finnish label, Blood Music. I think one of the things that I’ve enjoyed about the label over the years is his daring to annihilate the boundaries of [...]

April 29, 2016 Reviews

Foie Gras : Innermost Shrine Heavily Gilded

2015 : Not Just Religious Music Format : Cassette Foie Gras is the recording moniker of Iphigenia Gras. This talented lady seems to have her hands in many a pie. As well as holding her own as a musician, she’s done some [...]

December 12, 2015 Reviews

King Dude : Songs Of Flesh & Blood – In The Key Of Light

2015 : Not Just Religious Music / Ván Format : LP/CD I have a confession to make, I tried for a long time not to like King Dude. There was something about the man behind the Dude, TJ Cowgill, that rubbed [...]

October 11, 2015 Reviews

Green Elder : Offering

2015 : Self-Released Format : 7″ Tossing a band into the “NeoFolk” basket nowadays is a bit like labeling something “Metal” 25 years ago. They genre has splintered into just as many subs as any other form of music. Adding [...]

May 8, 2015 Reviews

Ian Read / Fire + Ice

  When I think of NeoFolk, there’s few names, or voices, more iconic than that of Ian Read. He was part of the genre’s inception and continues to breath new life with each consecutive album. If I had to pick my [...]

September 23, 2014 Interviews

Changes ‎: Ride The Tiger

2013 : Autre Que Format : 7″ I’m going to assume that anyone browsing this site already shares some common interests with yours truly and are full aware of the living legends that are Changes, but just in case, a [...]

February 26, 2014 Reviews

Pyhä Kuolema : Kevättuulisormi

2013 : Pesanta Urfolk / Svart Records Format : LP / CD It’s been said many times and by those who can express it far more eloquently than I, that music knows no language. Now as hackneyed as that may [...]

February 4, 2014 Reviews

L’Acephale ‎: Decollate

2013 : Black Horizons Format : Cassette L’Acephale are one of those bands that I try to get my hands on everything they release, but seem to never get around to writing about. Well, that’s pretty much everyone as of [...]

December 27, 2013 Reviews

Sangre De Muerdago ‎: Deixademe Morrer No Bosque

2013 LP : Pesanta / Heathen Harvest CD : Self Released Tape : Wohrt Records If you happen to be keeping tabs of my rare reviews, you’ll know how I fawned over last years tape from this amazing band. Since then [...]

October 25, 2013 Reviews

Lux Interna ‎: There Is Light In The Body, There Is Blood In The Sun

2013 : Pesanta Urfolk Format : LP/CD For many years Lux Interna were one of those bands always on the edge of my peripheral vision. I was aware of them, but for whatever reason never seemed to take the time to [...]

August 1, 2013 Reviews