Enchant – Jane Jensen (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Given Jane Jensen's past musical endeavours, particularly as part of the all-girl "spunk band" The Dolls, and her close association with the likes of Troma Entertainment and the world of comic books, Enchant, might come as a bit of surprise. But there is one thing that links all of those projects, not to mention her many roles... Continue Reading →

Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard & Jules Maxwell ink Atlantic Curve record deal for ‘Burn’ LP

Atlantic Curve, the London-based label that is part of the Schubert Music Europe group, has announced the signing of Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell, best known for their work as part of the legendary band Dead Can Dance. They will be releasing the 'Burn' album on May 7, 2021, produced by James Chapman of MAPS. Gerrard and Maxwell began working on the album in Australia... Continue Reading →

Kuma – Kankou (reviewed by T. Bebedor)

Reviewing music from the ‘World Music’ category is difficult. You’re challenged by fact that the lyrics to the songs are sung in a language other than English and therefore you lose the chance to write about the words and the stories within these songs. But, as a result, you’re challenged to listen to the music... Continue Reading →

Dead Can Dance new album and tour

Dead Can Dance have announced details of a brand new album entitled ‘Dionysus’, which is set for release on 2nd November via [PIAS] Recordings. ACT I : Sea Borne - Liberator of Minds - Dance of the Bacchantes ACT II : The Mountain - The Invocation - The Forest – Psychopomp   Pre-order the album and... Continue Reading →

The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices ft. Lisa Gerrard – Pora Sotunda (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As one half of Dead Can Dance, Lisa Gerrard explored wonderful sonic territory and created music which wandered between re-imagined world sounds and  soundtrack style arrangements, she painted with cinematic and widescreen musical colours, and balanced the ethereal and the neo-classical. She has since been associated with numerous big budget soundtracks but is equally likely... Continue Reading →

Dengue Fever announce deluxe re-issues

Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band Dengue Fever  announced today that they are set to begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release the bands long out-of-print back catalog via their own Tuk Tuk Records. Both critically acclaimed titles are set for release on May 26th in the UK. Each title features new bonus... Continue Reading →

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