March 27, 2017

This is blog no. 7 about our album The Mountain King. Recorded at Wall of Sound Studio with John Wall in Albuquerque. Return is performed by Scott Darsee, Weissenborn slide guitar, and Johanna Hongell-Darsee, vocals and percussion. You can hear the full song on our Rec...

January 15, 2017

This is blog no. 6 about our album The Mountain King. Recorded at Wall of Sound Studio with John Wall in Albuquerque. Search is performed by Scott Darsee, electric guitar, percussion, and Johanna Hongell-Darsee, vocals, percussion, and sälgflöjt (willow flute).

You can...

August 8, 2016

This is blog no. 3 about our album The Mountain King. Recorded at Wall of Sound Studio in Albuquerque. Mountain Door is performed by Scott Darsee, fretless bass and Johanna Hongell-Darsee, vocals.

You can hear the song on our Recordings page.

In this song you will...

September 9, 2015

 

I love reading historical fiction. I like the combination of exciting stories and learning something about our past found in well researched and well written historical fiction.

The other day I realized that when choosing songs and materials for our shows, what I am st...

October 3, 2014

This is the seventh in a series of blogs about the songs on our new CD “The Wandering Ballad”. 

This song is a small fragment from a long ballad, noted down in the Swedish speaking prat of Finlend, about two Vikings meeting in a lonely place.

One of them threatens to kil...

September 5, 2014

This is the sixth in a series of blogs about the songs on our new CD “The Wandering Ballad”. 

King Vallemo is a ballad telling the same story as Earl Brand.

Whereas in Earl Brand the daughter of the king of England runs away with an earl, in the Scandinavian variant a gi...

This is the second in a series of blogs about the songs on our new CD “The Wandering Ballad”.

At the time my grandmother passed away when I was in my twenties, one of the treasures I inherited from her was a book of ballads from the Swedish speaking part of Finland.

I wa...

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