Friday, January 24, 2014


There are the old sounds: old instruments like shawms and lyres; percussion and song that reminds one of Native American drum circles; singing in parallel fifths something akin to Gregorian Chant.... There are the new sounds: electric bass; Irish bouzouki; intricate harmonies. Krauka performs what they call Viking music on their recording Gjörningur.

Read my full review of Gjörningur, on +RootsWorld.