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Dire Wolves: Expresses the interconnectedness of all things

Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light

The band Dire Wolves deliver their version of the higher dimension of cosmic free-rock and enjoy to explore new possibility in music. Dire Wolves deliver spontaneous compositions and the focus is more about feeling than any specific approach to playing. Psychic rock for the mind and body, breathe deep and enjoy this great band. The line-up: Sheila Bosco with drums, Brian Lucas plays bass, Jeffrey Alexander with guitars, moog and wooden sax, Arjun Mendiratta with violin, Laura Naukkarinen and  Georgia Carbone sings. Dire Wolves latest effort is the album Grow Towards The Light. The song I Control The Weather,

San Francisco’s Dire Wolves is a hard working band and have now released four albums and two spilt albums. In addition there are fifteen or so minor releases, bootlegs, and tapes they’ve put out over the years. During the years there have been a lot of musicians in the band, and probably over twenty! But Jeffrey Alexander is still very central in Dire Wolves and he delivers much nice weirdness of avant garde psych drainer rock. Alexander plays in bands like Jackie O’ Motherfucker and Black Forest Black Sea. In addition he owns Secret Eye Records and his creativity is huge, and that fact draw benefits of. The track Every Step Is Birth,

Recorded in Oakland, CA during a two day stretch,  Grow Towards The Light is Dire Wolves’ 4th official full-length album (not including the fifteen or so minor releases, bootlegs, and tapes they’ve put out over the years), and it’s the first without Lau Nau on main vocals. She is replaced of Georgia Carbone and she actually sings in the Magma way with her own invented language. That is something I enjoy and find very exciting. Alexander says that, «The album thematically tries to express the interconnectedness of all things, which makes perfect sense given even during some of the more unsettling jams and eerie melodies, this album always feels like a cohesive whole».

Every tone of Grow Towards The Light is actually total improvised, and the listeners could definitely expect much nice and tasteful surprises in the music. There are fair amount on the album of eerie music, spinster themes, cinematic elements, dark soundscapes, beautiful music, and shrieking instruments and haunting vocals.

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Om Ulf Backstrøm (2690 Artikler)
Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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