Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
New Age instrumental, bracketed by 2 vocal tracks that are contemporary folk/Goddess/women's music
Most recent release, the Nymphaeum, 2001
Vocal tracks: Ruth Barrett & Cynthia Smith (they do Goddess-y music). Instrumental tracks: calls to mind the soundtrack to the gorgeous videogame "ChronoCross", music by Yasunori Mitsuda. Also brings to mind Mike Oldfield music...and stretching it: Dead Can Dance, but not as exotic as Dead Can Dance. (fleur)
Lovely melodic acoustic piano and guitar backed by acoustic and electronic orchestra plus soft vocals. Vocal tracks are pleasant. Peaceful, hopeful, uplifting, moving—good mix of relaxing and "dance-y" music. One *is* transported to a magical place. (fleur)
Recommended first album:
the Nymphaeum is their debut release
See website for availability
Reenie Varga—vocal, whispers, backing vocals
Note: Hidden/not hidden: The last two tracks are put on the CD as if they were hidden, in that tracks 9 and 10 occur 10 minutes after the conclusion of track 8. However tracks 9 and 10 *are* listed on the back of the crystal case.
Thanks to Joanna Phillips for work on this entry.
DISCLAIMER: Comments and reviews in the Ectophiles' Guide are excerpted from the ecto mailing list or volunteered by members of the list. They are the opinions of music enthusiasts, not professional music critics.
|Entry last updated 2010-03-23 21:47:58.
Please request permission if you wish to
reproduce any of the comments in the
Ectophiles' Guide in any context.
The Ectophiles' Guide to Good Music is copyright © 1996-2004 by the editors.
Individual comments are copyright © by their authors.
Web site design and programming copyright © 1998-2004 usrbin design + programming.
All rights reserved.