Tag: Folk music

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A mighty oak, once gathered around by Druids, famed for the mistletoe in its high branches, falls in the forest. Over time his limbs, trunk and roots decay. Within the trunk woodlice, grubs and beetles eat away the old, becoming food themselves for woodpeckers, flycatchers, firecrests and doormice. Outward the bark becomes covered in mushrooms,……


Interview with Rastaban

Rastaban Promotional Shoot. © Rastaban 2013

In August 2014 Herne and Nemetona caught up with legendary Belgian Pagan folk band Rastaban for an interview backstage at Castlefest’s 10th anniversary!

Herne: So we’re sat here with Rastaban

Rastaban: Hello!

Nemetona: How are you doing?

Dominic: Oh, not bad.

Mich: Sweaty!

(Laughing)

Herne: You’ve just done a performance on the main stage atCastlefest; fantastic performance, absolutely brilliant!

Nemetona: It was……


Album Review: Alvenrad by Sowulo

The cover for Alvenrad by Sowulo

Here is our review of Alvenrad by Dutch Pagan Folk band Sowulo. This was first published in the December 2013 edition of the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter (Issue 5).

This is the debut album from the Dutch folk band Sowulo, and it is beautiful. The album is packed with haunting melodies and the flow from……


Album Review: Dies Nox et Omnia by Cesair

Cover art for Dies Nox et Omnia. © Orchus

This review was written by Nemetona for Issue 3 of Wyldlings (the November 2013 edition of the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter)

Atmospheric, haunting and beautiful are just three words which can be used to describe an album such as this. From the first song, Prologue, you are entranced with the music which is weaved together……


Album Review: Crann Tára by The Dolmen and Saor Patrol

Cover image for Crann Tara

This review was written by Nemetona for Wyldlings Issue 3 (the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter in September 2013)

I know a lot of The Dolmen’s music and I have to admit, I hadn’t heard Saor Patrol before I heard this album. Before the first listen, I wasn’t sure what to expect; I knew The Dolmen’s……


Interview with Damh the Bard

An image of Damh the Bard singing live

Here is an interview we had with Damh the Bard in September 2013! This interview was written by Nemetona for issue 3 of the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter.

Nemetona: You are very involved in Druidry, specifically through the organisation OBOD, or the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. What or who led to you finding Druidry?

Damh: My……


Interview with Sharon Knight

A photo of Sharon Knight leaning on a Djembe (drum)

Here is an interview we had with Sharon Knight in August 2013! This interview first appeared in issue 2 of the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter.

Wyldwood Radio: You seem to have a great love of whimsy and fanciful delight in your life. I must know – what was your childhood like? Where did you grow up?

Sharon:……


Interview with Andy Letcher of Telling the Bees

Telling the Bees © Telling the Bees

This is one of only a few interviews we took as under our original station’s name “Grove Radio”. We travelled to Oxford to meet with Andy, this interview was originally in video format, sadly we no longer have the video which included a live performance of “Wood” from the album “Untie the Wind”. Herne recorded……


Interview with Omnia (2011)

Cover of Musick and Poëtree © Omnia

This was our first interview with Omnia. We were still very new to interviews but Jenny took the time to answer our questions!

Wyldwood Radio – Why did you decide to link your music with your spirituality?

That was not a conscious decision-it just happens, because we are ‘real’, meaning we……