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Ethereal


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Ethereal, sometimes ectronic progressive rock

Status:

Most recent release, Albatross (2006)

See also:

Ethereal's MySpace Page

Comparisons:

Kate Bush, Ella Blame

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Progressive-flavored sometimes ectronic record with mythic themes. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Mythillogical is the only one we've heard

Recordings:


Mythillogical

Release info:

2005—Myopicat Records

Availability:

See Ethereal's site for availability

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Ethereal—vocals, xylophone

Guest artists:

Ludent Tremmel—guitars, keyboards, African drums, timpani, backing vocals
Tony Castellano—bass, synth embellishments
Chris Angeletti—drums, percussion

Produced by:

Ludent Tremmel

Comments:

Ethereal has named herself well. Her brand of music is of the ethereal bent with strong progressive leanings. The lyrics often allude to fairy tales and myths as the title implies. "Far from Eve" makes some neat observations on original sin and women's conditions. "Athene" the goddess of war and wisdom in ancient Greece, gets a tribal-sounding track devoted to her. The spiteful "Cry your river" stands out, the vocals set to an insistent backing. This is a fascinating and rewarding album. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


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