Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran There’s always a moment just before Wovenhand begin playing where vocalist/guitarist/mastermind David Eugene Edwards begins slipping from this world into some other… as if spirits begin swirling in the air around him and he listens, murmurs out loud to them, awakens himself to their presence. This has
Demons rejoice! King Dude’s latest and provocatively-titled Sex album is full of surprises and deviates nicely from his previous albums. Let’s get right into it, because this album varies a LOT sound-wise. Sex opens with “Holy Christos,” a rock-heavy song driven by crunchy guitars and his echoing, atmospheric vocals. It begins and ends
Every cloud has a silver lining. While we all wait patiently for a new Cobalt record, we find ourselves becoming reacquainted with the sorrowful folk band, Man’s Gin, with their second album Rebellion Hymns who include Cobalt’s Erik Wunder in their ranks. Meshing dark folk, country and the twang of
King Dude’s new two-song single is amazingly retro. I loved Love (pun intended), King Dude’s 2011 release that made CVLT Nation’s top neofolk LPs of 2011 list. “You Can Break My Heart” is a more stripped-down, Leonard Cohen-esque approach to songwriting.