Father Murphy Vinyl, CD & tapes by Father Murphy at Norman Records
Jarboe / Father Murphy
Jarboe, the dark queen, is working alongside Father Murphy, the Italian art-rock catholic-guilt experimentalists. As you can imagine, this pair-up guarantees some seriously intense and darkly erotic vibes, and the two tracks of this 10” will not disappoint you. 10” record on Consouling Sounds, released in an edition of 500.
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Creepy Italians Father Murphy return with this cassette release on Blue Tapes. Naturally there is a rigorous conceptual framework behind Blue Fifteen, themed around the crucifixion of Christ (also naturally for this band). Enticingly, one of the main sound sources is a recording of wood being assembled into a cross! Pretty cool eh?
Father Murphy are always an odd prospect: and that is a good thing, obviously. Italians with a strong '70s Horror B-Movie / Catholicism vibe, their recordings and live shows always have a compelling sense of ritual about them. Croce is no different, presenting enigmatic textures and troubled vocals aplenty. On The Flenser.
Xiu Xiu / Father Murphy
Anyway, Your Children Will Deny It is the ominously titled third album by Father Murphy, an Italian duo with strong interests in the creepy. It’s a good record, organ and string samples and occasional grinding distortion, with haunted male / female vocals hovering overhead. Feels like something is going on, but you aren’t quite sure what...