Kurgan Compass™

Weekly Roundup: Faun, Bjarla, Sun and Moon Dance, Erdling, and more

Faun features Lindy-Fay Hella on their new single ‘Galdra’, while Erdling gives us a taste of the afterlife with the album ‘Helheim’

December 5, 2021 — This week’s roundup is absolutely jam-packed with great music from fantastic artists. Featuring singles from Faun and Bjarla, a three-track sampler for the upcoming album by Sun and Moon Dance, and the new albums released by Erdling and Gåte. Whether you prefer metal or folk, there’s more than enough to whet your appetite.

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Weekly Roundup: Urferd, Dreyma, Gåte, and Metalx2

Urferd releases a single from the upcoming debut album ‘Resan’, while the brand new collab ‘Drengr of Ragnarok’ makes hearts and drums pound in tandem.

November 14, 2021 — With another week of sparse releases, Kurgan Compass™ readers need not worry as what has been released is top quality. We bring the best new music from artists like Dreyma and Gåte, a teaser for the upcoming debut album by Swedish artist Urferd, and a solid metal collaboration by Peyton Parrish and Jonathan Young, and then some.

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Weekly Roundup: Taking Notes from History

Einar Selvik & Ivar Bjørnson reissue historically inspired EP while SABATON helps listeners get into the holiday spirit with new single ‘Christmas Truce’.

November 6, 2021 —  This week’s roundup features a number of songs that each takes inspiration from past events or music. Whether it be a region of Norway, an old folk ballad, or one of the most famous events of World War I, these artists have brought the past to the present.

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Weekly Roundup: Blending Heavy Metal and Neofolk

Several new albums and a pair of singles bridge the gap between ritualistic folk music for unique sounds that send us throughout time and across distant lands.

October 31, 2021 — The past week in neofolk and related metal was definitely a slim one. Thankfully, slim as they may be, the releases that caught our attention happen to deliver an eclectic assortment of music and news that genre fans will totally enjoy diving into.

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