Episode 178

Sunday, October 31, 2010 Category: Regular Episodes Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

And we’re back to normal. Even though Marcus is taking a break and you’re all worrying about a possible lack of extreme Metal, newcomer Si is happy to keep that style in the playlist with Myrkgrav and Winterfylleth. But it must be said … read more


Myrkgrav interview; extra to Episode 178

Saturday, October 30, 2010 Category: Blog Tags: , ,

Myrkgrav produces the kind of metal that evokes an imaginary panorama of Nordic beauty, complete with folkloric figures and local historical dramatis personae; a tuneful journey into another place, like all good music of this ilk. Is this just the heartwarming fancy of a contented rustic, or is it the product of some deeper inner conflict that sometimes claws its way to the surface accompanied by hellish shrieks? I talked with Lars Jensen, composer and creator of Myrkgrav: