Tag: pagan music

Announcing The Wyldwood Eisteddfod and the new Chief Bard of the Wyldwood!

Happy Lughnassadh!

On this special day we have not one, but two special announcements!

Lughnassadh is traditionally a time of harvest where we take stock of the things we began earlier in the year. It is also traditionally a time of games, competition and marriages (handfastings).

Today we would like to officially welcome the Chief Bard of the……


New Shop and Wyldwood Radio Merchandise!

We have finally been able to source a supplier for our official Wyldwood Radio merchandise!

You  may have seen a new addition to our navigation menu; the “shop” link which will take you to a brand new feature of our website.

Currently we are selling official Wyldwood Radio merchandise but we plan to sell some fine, hand-made……


Wyldwood Radio Announcement

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,……


An announcement from Wyldwood Radio

Recently Wyldwood……


Interview with Elvya Dulcimer

Part of the cover art for Elvya’s single, Ann’Vatu © Elvya

In December 2014 Nemetona spoke with Elvya about her music and inspiration. This interview first appeared in Wyldspirit Issue 4 (December edition of the Wyldwood Radio e-zine).

Nemetona: You recently released your first single, Ann’Vatu. How has the reception been from that?

Elvya: We recorded the single mainly to let the public get in……


Artist Feature: ISON – music inspired by magic

This feature on Italian Pagan band ISON appeared in Wyldspirit Issue 4 (Wyldwood Radio’s e-zine in December 2014) and was written by Nemetona.

“If everything is already here I’m going to be an

alchemist. Between rationality and emotion there’s

no difference anymore. Nature leads me there.

Passion leads me there. Between mind and heart


Interview with Annicke and Thomas of Shireen

Live at magic Fair 2013, picture by flickr.com/photos/canon_1956

Herne and Nemetona spoke with Annicke and Thomas of Shireen about the band’s origins, Annicke’s clothing label ‘Folk Tailor’ and even hair products! This interview first appeared in Wyldspirit Issue 3 (September 2014 edition of the Wyldwood Radio e-zine).

Nemetona: So we’re here today with Thomas and Annicke of Shireen. Hello guys!

Thomas……


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: Voluspá’s EP

The cover for the EP from Voluspá

This review was written by Nemetona for Wyldlings Issue 6 (The January 2014 and final edition off the Wyldwood Radio Newsletter before it was replaced with Wyldspirit)

Hailing from Norway, Voluspá are a wonderful combination of musicians. With the beautiful vocals of Sól and the accompaniment of different musical styles and backing vocals, this……


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……