Mothlite

The Flax of Reverie

by Ron Hart

9 June 2009

 
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Mothlite

The Flax of Reverie

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US: 16 Jun 2008

England and Finland might not make the most obvious bedfellows. However as Mothlite, the duo of London-based musician Daniel O’Sullivan and Finnish engineer Antti Uusimaki create the kind of dark, acoustic atmospheres that goes as swimmingly together as a dish of bangers and mash accompanied by a nice pint of Karhu lager. Their debut, The Flax of Reverie, employs the sounds of Harvest-era black country folk with the slightest hint of the kind of black doom metal omnipresent in Uusimaki’s neck of the EU to create a wholly unique hybrid that could very well appeal to John Martyn and Unholy fans alike.

The Flax of Reverie

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