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Posts By Rich Hobson

‘Flight of the White Raven’ Livestream Review

April 2, 2021 — For the second year in a row, Nordic folk scene-leaders Wardruna find their wings clipped when it comes to heading out on the road in support of their most recent album, Kvitravn. FULL STORY »

Single-Season Overview: ‘The Lost Pirate Kingdom’ (2021)

March 25, 2021 — Netflix’s The Lost Pirate Kingdom wastes no time in getting underway with its story, the six-part docudrama diving straight into the story of the age of piracy and the historical events that saw the founding of Nassau and the rise of figures like Blackbeard, Anne Bonny, Charles Vane, and Benjamin Hornigold. FULL STORY »

Will Neofolk Artists Embrace Live Streaming?

March 9, 2021 — Norwegian neofolk legends Wardruna’s upcoming live show First Flight of the White Raven will be unveiled on Friday, March 26. The event is meant as a virtual special-show to celebrate their spectacular fifth record Kvitravn. FULL STORY »

Historical Drama ‘The Dig’ Sets The Record Straight

March 5, 2021 —  Based on true events and set against a backdrop of a troubled Britain preparing for World War 2, The Dig has all the makings of an Oscar-bait period drama before the first shovel even hits the dirt. FULL STORY »

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