I'm always particularly impressed by albums that seem to exist in a vacuum, that create their own unique and inimitable atmosphere. Even more impressive is when this is achieved with minimal studio trickery but rather through the instrumental talent of it's creators. This is the case with the new Lost Harbours album, 'Towers of Silence', [...]
"Nocturnal sounds and shapes for moonbathers everywhere. Push aside the moth-eaten bookshelf to reveal a hidden door leading to Ramesses' tomb of opulence and seclusion. Listen softly and in dim light to squadrons of mind-blowers, poets and minstrels, celestial lullabies or perhaps and aphrodisiac for wakefulness - after all, in Moonlight ride it's up to [...]
Welsh "seance-psych" group, Wermod, are this month's 'band to watch'
Rhy Jones of welsh-speaking folk-horror tinged hauntology band, Wermod, runs through some of the most curious Welsh language records.
Robert Lee runs through his top 10 folk rock charity shop/bargain bin picks
Our third 'album of the week' goes to floaty folk-pop album, "Evensong", released in 1972.
Track-by-track album review of Lord Of The Ages (1973) by English progressive folk group, Magna Carta