Anne Malin “Move Us”

In an exceptional film directed by Saoli Nash, Anne Malin‘s new single “Move Us” places the listener in a dystopian but quite possible future, with a haunting voice. Her album “…

Church Of The Sea “Sweet Surprise”

Dark, gloomy, ethereal, gothic and more words like these can describe the sound of newcomers Church Of The Sea, so you get the idea. In the end it’s all about the voice that needs to be haunting…

Anne Malin “In Waves”

Anne Malin has released a beautiful dark but sweet single out of her new album “Fog Area” out in October. She notes: “In Waves” is a churning assertion of sensitivity and femininity. Swell…

Marissa Nadler “Blue Vapor”

The inevitability of death for all good things in life, the sweetness of heartbreak, the true beauty in a real voice. Marissa Nadler has it all. Equally haunting imagery by Thomas McMahan. The album &…

Emma Ruth Rundle “Protection”

On the dark side of the folk universe, Emma Ruth Rundle speaks in an ancient wiccan voice. Beautiful video, part of the Far Out series by Audiotree. RIYL Chelsea Wolfe, obviously.…

Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood “With Animals”

Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood are both favourites of SPG, and this is the title track of the album they are releasing together, while they are on the road touring together as well. A gloomy drone ball…

King Dude “Time To Go To War”

King Dude is back with a haunting gothic requiem about the time for war coming. His new album titled “Music To Make War To” will be out in August by Van Records and this is the first omino…

Heilung “Krigsgaldr” [Live]

Ancient Norse tradition on display, a ritual healing [Heilung] for a better world to come. Remember, that we all are brothers All people, beasts, trees and stone and wind We all descend from the one g…

Dead Can Dance “Opium”

Dead Can Dance‘s first album after 16 years, “Anastasis”, was released in 2012 and contained this dark beauty.…

SPG Q&A: Melentini

A few words about Melentini Melentini is a difficult to categorise act, with strong references to the dark side of music, a blend of folk, soul and world colours. Her sophomore solo album “ZRSHA…