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Posts By Rich Hobson

Album Review:
Draugablíkk — ‘Verjaseiðr’

December 29, 2020 — While 2020 has cast a shadow of uncertainty (the music industry being no exception), the Draugablíkk project – like many similarly ambitious dark Nordic and neofolk creative projects that have hunkered down to create new releases amidst rolling lockdowns – has continued to be prolific. FULL STORY »

Herknungr’s ’Langfeðgar’ Is Anglo-Saxon Folk

December 9, 2020 — Herknungr’s professed love for industrial and ambient music is front and center on his sixth record Langfeðgar. Established by English multi-instrumentalist Alex McCree, the entire Herknungr project has exhibited a steady yet undeniable progression.. FULL STORY »

Sun and Moon Dance Strips Back, Single ‘Harvest Moon’ Turns A Capella

November 19, 2020 — Sometimes it is important to remember that folk music  particularly within the contemporary pagan and Nordic folk pantheons is seen as a way to connect inner human emotions with cultural history, mythology, and nature itself. It is in this spirit that North Carolinian music project Sun and Moon Dance returns with.. FULL STORY »

Unnr MINDBEACH with Borgar Magnason

November 11, 2020 — Nordic folk’s Frisian extraordinaire Kati Rán returns with a new single Unnr MINDBEACH. With Borgar Magnason and members of Gaahls Wyrd/Theodor Bastard.. FULL STORY »

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