7/10 Mike Staff review, 08 May 2014
Here's a mini-album of thoughtful and somewhat mystickal folk music, which mixes neofolky drones and a plainsong-esque vocal delivery with a kind of 'new weird America' feel courtesy of a tumbledown lo-fi construction which includes a variety of instrumentation; a weird distorted drum machine here, some wibbly electric organ drones there, a crunchy electric guitar buzz, an almost church-like reed organ, much of the time with an underlying field-recorded ambience filling out the sound with flowing water, birdsong and chugging trains.
It's got a delicate, tentative sort of pieced-together feel to it which makes it seem quite fragile and human - at the end of 'Wash Me In Holy Fire' you can here her give a little satisfied "huh" sound and then turning her tape recorder off - but that's not to say this isn't serious music delivered with the straightest face available. It's thoughtful and weird, quite otherworldly and strangely uncomfortable.
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