Moon Rituals –  Sienná (review by Dave Franklin)

I cover so much contemporary, western music on this site that it is easy to forget that culturally, as well as, geographically, the world is still a very big and diverse place. It is music such as Moon Rituals which makes for the perfect reminder of such a fact. For every chart-seeking pop star with... Continue Reading →

Dead Can Dance new album and tour

Dead Can Dance have announced details of a brand new album entitled ‘Dionysus’, which is set for release on 2nd November via [PIAS] Recordings. ACT I : Sea Borne - Liberator of Minds - Dance of the Bacchantes ACT II : The Mountain - The Invocation - The Forest – Psychopomp   Pre-order the album and... Continue Reading →

The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices ft. Lisa Gerrard – Pora Sotunda (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As one half of Dead Can Dance, Lisa Gerrard explored wonderful sonic territory and created music which wandered between re-imagined world sounds and  soundtrack style arrangements, she painted with cinematic and widescreen musical colours, and balanced the ethereal and the neo-classical. She has since been associated with numerous big budget soundtracks but is equally likely... Continue Reading →

Dengue Fever announce deluxe re-issues

Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band Dengue Fever  announced today that they are set to begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release the bands long out-of-print back catalog via their own Tuk Tuk Records. Both critically acclaimed titles are set for release on May 26th in the UK. Each title features new bonus... Continue Reading →

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