Uncut raves about Lilium!
posted at 07/05/2010Lilium - Felt
"Brilliant third album by Mojave desert dweller.
When not playing bass with David Eugene Edwards' various bands (Wovenhand, 16 Horsepower), Pascal Humbert returns to his Mojave desert home and writes hallucinatory, sand-blasted music so downbeat it makes Calexico sound like a Vaudeville band. Its creator being neither a lyricist nor a singer, Felt relies upon Hugo Race and female singer Kal Cahoone to provide suitable brooding words and vocals to Humbert's dusky, slow-moving and oddly menacing soundscapes, populated by drifting trumpet snatches, weeping dobros and pedal steels, throbbing double bass and subtle electronic washes. The effect is as endlessly mesmerizing as the desert landscape that inspired it." (Uncut ****)
| CHRISTINE OWMAN - SLEEPWALKER - 7" Christine Owman - The „Queen of the Underground“ from Malmö/Sweden, an ace cellist and saw-player with a teaser from her coming album plus an exclusive track together with Neil Keener of Wovenhand... read more
| CHANTAL ACDA & GLITTERHOUSE Glitterhouse Records welcomes Chantal Acda. Working under the Sleepingdog moniker since 2006 Chantal has made three acclaimed records that closed on the ‘With Our Heads in the Clouds and Our Hearts in the Fields’ (2010) album... read more
| HUGO RACE & THE TRUE SPIRIT - BRING ME WINE Enjoy "Bring Me Wine" by Hugo Race (ex-The Wreckery, ex-Bad Seeds, Dirtmusic) and his band The True Spirit taken from the new album coming 05/29/2015... read more
| WOVENHAND - LIVE - KING DAVID This Thursday Wovenhand will start their tour at Roadburn Festival, Tilburg. David Eugene Edwards (ex-16 Horsepower) and his band are going to play 20 dates... read more
| ROCKY VOTOLATO - THE HEREAFTER - VISUAL / LYRIC VIDEO "We have to live on the edge that's bleeding - My broken teeth are teaching me something..." - Rocky Votolato has just released a new lyric video to his current single "The Hereafter"... read more