Named after a Danish fairy tale, Berlin's Esben & the Witch craft fittingly eerie music that blends the delicate beauty of folk and shoegaze with the primal heaviness of metal. While the trio's 2011 Steve Albini debut album Violet Cries felt indebted to goth and post-rock, the band soon expanded its horizons and cranked up its amps, adding a heft to 2014's -engineered A New Nature, that laid the foundations for 2016's ambitious suite Older Terrors, which balanced crushing riffs with Rachel Davies' lucid vocals.
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- Mar 12
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Music of the Day: Esben and the Witch - True Mirror
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