Narsilion: second album

Arcadia is the title of the second album by the fantasy/neo-classical project Narsilion from Spain. Released by Caustic Records, where you can listen to some samples. “Elfic voices, powerful percussions, flutes and lots of orchestrations, inspired by Arcadia, a mystical land filled with ancient woods and deep lakes dreamed by the Mother Moon’s embrace.”

Toy Bizarre and more on Taalem

Two new taalem 3″cd-r releases: “kdi dctb 122 [f]” by Toy Bizarre (“a sound work of interpreted cartography”) and “black session” by Ninth Desert (“created with two generations of sound material: sequences recorded between 1997 and 1999 by Exotoendo and sources created by Ninth desert between July and September 2005”). Furthermore a new Kokeshidisk release: […]

Aube & more on Troniks

Available now from Troniks are the 2cd Comet by Aube (“a lush range of crunchy ambient, rhythmic sound matter, dark noise, deep drones, spacial ambience and textural explorations”), the debut 7″ Irretrievable from west coast harsh noise/ambient madman Oscillating Innards and a reissue of the s/t cd by Sissy Spacek (“transforming original source material into […]

Ashram: new album on the horizon

Coming soon on Equilibrium Music is Ashram‘s new album Shining Silver Skies. Four years after their debut, the Italian folk/neo-classical ensemble have completed their second album. “A masterpiece which not only embodies the romantic backdrop of early 1900’s glamour but that also flirts with a slightly naïve folk spirit occasionally.”

El Aviador Dro: American anthology

Omega Point Records, an independent electro and indie label based in Chicago, has released a welcome anthology of Spanish synthesizer pioneers El Aviador Dro.

Thelema: reissue and new album

Thelema, an Italian cult band, is back with two releases at once. A reissue of their first album Tantra (1986) as remastered cd with bonus tracks on In The Night Time, and the completely new album Burnt Memories on Small Voices.

Rose Rovine e Amanti: split with Belborn

Though German neofolk act Belborn has disbanded its activities, a new cd is out nevertheless on War Office Propaganda: Grain, a split cd with Rose Rovine e Amanti from Italy.

Bocksholm presents a haunting curse

Coming at the end of May on Wrotycz Records is The Haunting Curse of Skogs-Sara. This is the third album by Bocksholm, a project of Peter Andersson (Raison d’être and others) and his namesake Peter Andersson aka Lina Baby Doll (Deutsch Nepal). For Wrotycz it’s the third release, after recommended albums by Kratong and Contemplatron.

Richard Moult: new art & music

Composer and artist Richard Moult has some interesting updates. First he has added four new paintings to his online gallery Aronl, including Incandescence, which will feature as the cover of Tony Wakeford’s forthcoming Into the Woods CD.

PREcordings: Leni tribute

Out now on PREcordings: Golden Single #002, featuring three tracks by OVO and one by D.B.P.I.T. This limited (300 copies) 3” ep cd on a 5” aluminium plate is “dedicated to the memory of Leni Riefenstahl, her life and works and – at the same time – is Precordings’ musical manifesto against fascism and racism.” […]

News from Propergol and Hermetique

There’s a lot happening at the moment around Jérôme Nougaillon’s project Propergol and his label Hermetique.

Triarii: new piece on Eternal Soul

Coming in early May is the new 12-track album by Triarii, entitled Pièce Héroique. It includes a special appearance of Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio and the cd is mastered by In Slaughter Natives. There will be a normal edition of 888 copies in jewelcase and a special edition of 111 copies in silver embossed cardboard cover. […]

LICTD: Time anthology

Love is Colder than Death presents the double cd TIME – 1990-2005. Their description: “the ultimative compilation of 15 years of LICTD. With unpublished songs, bonus material and a lot of photos we will give you a look behind the scenes.” Among the 33 tracks are three previously unreleased pieces. TIME will be limited to […]

Mono: vinyl EP

Mono announces a new release on Vinyl Films, the label of film director Cameron Crowe. The 2-track 10″ EP Memorie dal Futuro will be released in June. More info and mp3.

FLA: tour dates has posted an overview of ‘rumoured and confirmed’ tour dates of Frontline Assembly.

Adrian Borland: lost tapes + tribute concert

Good news for fans of Adrian Borland, the late singer of The Sound: a cd will be released soon with 12 unreleased tracks, recorded in Amsterdam in 1992. On June 6th the cd will be presented in Amsterdam, where people like Mark Burgess, Kevin Hewick and Carlo van Putten will perform Borland’s songs.

Geska Records: The other side compilation

Geska Records announces the release of their latest compilation: The Other Side. Inspired by the environmental photography’s of Kendall Anderson, they have gathered 12 artists from Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec city.

Novy Svet: reissue infinito

The cd fin.finito.infinito by Novy Svet is available now on Nekofutschata (distribution: Tesco Germany). This material was originally released on a limited 12″.

Decisive Sound: new net release

Out on the netlabel Decisive Sound Records is a noisy 6-track EP by Active Nihilism.

Fremdheit: releases Verdandi & Fire + Ice

Two new releases this spring on Fremdheit: The North Country by Verdandi, with guest appearances by Ian Read (Fire+Ice), Annabel Lee (Blood Axis) and others. Furthermore a reissue of the classic Fire + Ice album Hollow Ways.