Saturday, September 22, 2012

Ionnsaich - "va. and vn. learn, teach" (2012)

IONNSAICH "va. and vn. learn, teach"

Year: 2012
Genre: Blackened Neofolk
Country: USA

Track List:
  1. Celestial and Textual Signs
  2. Lady of Lawlor
  3. Will We Heed
  4. Despairing
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Yet another one-man folk project from Cascadia. The music is basically acoustic folk with aggressive vocals, something in the vein of Into the Rhine and Legion of Moon. Release notes:

"The demo is called "va. and vn. learn, teach" and was recorded by Ignat from Wreck and Reference & a limited 25 tapes will be released on Amputape. This release has been my break from the confines of a band.

After listening to lots of Cascadian/American/Anarchist/Acoustic BM, Neo-folk, & acoustic acts I found myself wanting. Plugged in bands will not last when the "revolution" or "Apocalypse" comes. Where will they be when the generator runs out? Many Neo-folk & acoustic acts either put me to sleep or are based in a folk-punk back round both of which do not embody my outlook. I consider this music to truly be one man acoustic metal.

However ionnsaich is more than just my boredom of musical genres. this is a chronicling of my learning experience of the transcendental powers around & inside me. I consider it no coincidence that all of these songs were written after a challenging experience & after the fact learned that they occurred during a large celestial movement. ie: Lunar Eclipse Aligned w/the pleades, A full moon with an eclipse in Gemini, ect..."

5 comments :

  1. I really like this album. Much more to my taste compared to the work he's done as "wreck and reference".

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  3. Great music awful vocals. Would have been great as an all acoustic act bit the vocals are just terrible.

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  4. well this is great album. acoustic guitar with black metal mixed perfectly

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