Chiral – “The Gazer’s Throne” Single Review

Italy's Chiral is one of those bands that is impossible to categorize.  In fact, the "band" is but one incredibly talented man. "The Gazer's Throne" is the new single from Chiral.  exclusively released on the cassette version of Gazing Light Eternity on Folkvangr Records. However, the digital download version is also available now. What we have … Continue reading Chiral – “The Gazer’s Throne” Single Review

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