Lakes – “Chant from Above-Live in Melbourne” Album Review

Today we are going to go back to 2015 for a release by Australian neofolk act Lakes.  Why?  Because this act, quite honestly is the best neofolk act I have heard since Death in June's Rose Clouds of Holocaust.  Yes, they are that good; "they" being headed by one Sean Bailey. I have long since been … Continue reading Lakes – “Chant from Above-Live in Melbourne” Album Review

Urze de Lume – “Vozes na Neblina” ep Review

There is something brewing within the neofolk style.  Generally speaking, neofolk has always had a unique approach to songwriting and chord progression.  Defining bands such as Death in June, Current 93 and lesser known acts (some of whom have incorporated martial music) have established that. But there's something else going on.  While it's a bit difficult … Continue reading Urze de Lume – “Vozes na Neblina” ep Review

La Breiche – “Le Mal Des Ardents” Album Review

La Breiche is credited to be the work of Yan Arexis and Patrick Lafforgue, most notably of the Pagan Fok band Stille Volk.  Even before hearing the album, you nearly know you are going to hear something unique when you see eclectic list of instruments used by the two members. But immerse yourself in Le Mal … Continue reading La Breiche – “Le Mal Des Ardents” Album Review