Geist & the Sacred Ensemble – In Search of Fabled Lands

[TLO07] Debut full-length from Seattle dark folk shamans Geist & the Sacred Ensemble.  Recorded by Bobby Wane, mastered by Mell Dettmer.

Edition of 100 cassettes with download card.



“This Seattle trio is creating dark, sinister, trembling earth ballads that have echoes of country evenings and haunted memories. Almost reminiscent of the earliest, best freak folk sounds of bands like Wooden Wand & the Vanishing Voice, they would sound right at home on an Arthur comp in 2004 or around a Southwestern campfire in 1921.”

– Ari Spool, Impose Magazine

“…a snakey, earthy brand of mind food, best experienced after midnight in nature.”

– Dave Segal, The Stranger’s Line Out

“As a largely acoustic musical meditation on death and rebirth (various deaths and various rebirths, real and imagined, physical and psychological, to these ears), In Search of Fabled Lands resists easy categorization, at once skyward-gazing and planted firmly six feet underground. It’s an album that rewards the patient listener…”

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