Recorded between 2017-2019, this EP was inspired by the story of the fall of Gondolin from The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien.
This is the second entry in our collaboration series "Die Sprachen der Vögel," or "The Languages of Birds." The first was our tape single "Psychopomp" featuring Toronto Singer Ivy Mairi. Each subsequent edition will feature an artist from our community.
This entry features the immensely talented Michael Eckert on pedal steel guitar. While mostly used for country music, Michael's driving musical curiosity has taken him and his beautiful instrument to the far reaches of jazz, psychedelia, and world music. And now to weirdo sludge metal about Middle Earth. Please check out his project "The Neon Eagle."
released April 10, 2020
Laura C. Bates - Electric violin and violin Lucas Gadke - Bass, keyboards, vocals, drums (on Ruination) James Payment - Drums
Michael "The Neon Eagle" Eckert - Pedal steel guitar (on Veiled City and Ruination)