Myrkur - M
Myrkur
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Sep 18

Recent Reviews

indiegalaxy10 -
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An interesting collaboration between Acid Mothers Temple members, French composer Richard Pinhas, and members of Peru's The Mad's and El Polen, creating an improvised psychedelic world with tinges of Andean folk and noise space rock.
indiegalaxy10 -
85
A complex collection of sound poetry/collage, field recordings, compositions playing with language, noise, breath, and sound, which create an unnerving experience once its context is understood.

Through these tools, Peruvian artist and composer, Sergio Zevallos, uses a form of political sound fragmentation as a confronting response to his country's violence, racial and sexual discrimination, and nationalism.

I recommend you to read the text in the link below, in which Zevallos himself ... read more
indiegalaxy10 -
80
Honoring its name, British violist performs a microtonal piece on a hundred layers of strings, creating a hypnotic polyphonic composition reminiscent of insects.
indiegalaxy10 -
80
14th-century bishop Ledrede was a controversial figure who accused Alice Kyteler of witchcraft and listed nightmarish charges against her, which ended up in the burning of her servant Petronilla de Meath, making her the first person burned at the stake. Ledrede, despite his deeds, also wrote beautiful poetry which was collected in the medieval manuscript, The Red Book of Ossory.

With this alluring background, the innovative Irish ensemble Anakronos (which features the voice of Catriona ... read more
indiegalaxy10 -
80
Aragaki Mutsumi infuses her traditional Okinawan roots but with a surprising twist. She takes further those traditional influences to avant, dark, raw and cloudy landscapes filled with chants, ambient soundscapes, natural recordings (birds, rain, fire, cars, people), spoken-word passages, mysterious sounds, beautiful atmospheric voices, and stunning instrumentation (her jaw-dropping Sanshin), creating a unifying world of misty beauty. I listened to this on a cloudy, rainy day. It changed my ... read more
Aug 9, 2020
Hello, where do you find out about all these traditional folk albums and the ones at the top of your best of 2020, because I think I would love most of them!
Aug 4, 2020
Hello. I am pleased to share my personal collection of the greatest musical compositions I have ever heard in one video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8DQZd5WFVM
Dec 29, 2019
so glad i came upon your account!
Dec 10, 2019
Hello, dear people. Once again, here are my favorite albums of 2019:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOfz36Oh3ZQ
Oct 30, 2019
No need to apologize, I just hadn't heard of them before.
Oct 29, 2019
Whats the deal with the Hespèrion XXI??? Never heard of them... FYI, Allmusic has a bunch of reviews for them if you want to add some critic scores to your listings.
Jun 4, 2019
Wow i really like your account man. a lot of great 10/10 records!
Apr 27, 2019
Thank you! I really like your pfp. I'm a huge fan of birds.
Apr 25, 2019
Do you mind sharing your all time favorite album so I can put it into my community picks list, please?
Sep 14, 2018
The evolution of the profile pic continues (low key one of my fave accounts to follow on this site)
About
Traditional folk and classical music lover, jazz-collector, progressive music fan, experimental/ambient chooser, metal-picker, hip-hop-taster, and rather picky about indie music (despite my user name).

Rates weekly releases by color palette.
Sometimes rates classics/past records on weekends.

Not afraid of a 100.

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530

40-49
 
219

30-39
 
95

20-29
 
61

10-19
 
27

0-9
 
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