Many thanks to my old friend Andrés for sharing this pleasant history of Goth.
Syrenomelia offer a slow, relaxed metal out of Belgium. I generally enjoy low, non-melodic voices, and Wim Lankriet, who composed these two tracks, does a fine job maintaining the gothic rock flame.
Being a fan of Current 93 for over 30 years, I have to say that I’ve never heard David Tibet use the term “Hallucinatory Patripassianist rock group” to describe their sound. Apocalyptic folk, neofolk, post-industrial folk, certainly. Experimental? Always. This new name? I’ll have to chew on that for a while. Be that as it […]
My goodness! I knew my friends in the band Zeresh had a new album out, but I wasn’t expecting an epic! Farewell does an amazing job of combining the good elements of the early Pink Floyd sound and melds it together with neofolk. Tamar Singer’s vocals are otherworldly, quite rich and unique in this genre. […]
One simple track out of Moldova, but it’s one of the best neofolk tracks I’ve heard in a long time. It’s wonderful to find out about Via Dacă, and for good music out of Moldova in general.
Many years ago, my brother and I shared a book on Bauhaus that was probably put together by a fan of the band. It had mentioned some rare curios like a 7-inch recording of band bassist David J collaborating with a member of the original Weimar Bauhaus movement in Germany, René Halkett, who had been […]
The Rosenshoul are a side project of the folks behind Flowers For Bodysnatchers (namely Duncan Ritchie). If you thought FFB were bleak, this goes a bit deeper into the bowels of Hades. What is particularly remarkable is the fact that time stands still for a good portion of this album. One can feel like they […]