Recorded and mixed by J. M. McNulty at Killroom Studios and mastered by Mell Dettmer at Studio Soli with artwork by Anima Nocturna, GEIST & THE SACRED ENSEMBLE's Waning Hymns will be released on June 5th on digital and vinyl formats. For preorders visit THIS LOCATION .
Waning Hymns Track Listing:
3. Closed Eye
4. Century Of The Self
GEIST & THE SACRED ENSEMBLE has shared the stage with acts as diverse as Oranssi Pazuzu, Insect Ark, Soriah, Six Organs Of Admittance, Pedestrian Deposit, Yonatan Gat, Father Murphy, and Jackie-O-Motherfucker, and have appeared at Thirst For Light, Missoula Psych Fest, PNW Folklife, Magma Fest, Dismal Fest and Escalator Fest. With tours from Maine to Virginia and California to Montana, their live shows are hypnotic and emotionally charged, often taking place at unique locations like a metal forge and foundry, forests and meadows, old schools, churches and more.
At their greatest, GEIST & THE SACRED ENSEMBLE's tunes exist as an ever-changing pilgrimage, transforming their abstract drifts into apocalyptic folk hymns or private confessionals.
GEIST & THE SACRED ENSEMBLE :
S. Yoder - percussion, gong, timpani
C. Segawa - electric guitar, metal spike
C. Howe - electric bass, bowed bass
M. Sauder - vocals, hollow body guitar, clarinet, piano
"GEIST & THE SACRED ENSEMBLE sound like the closet thing this city has to '90s/00's - era Swans: heavy, ritualistic rock that somehow straddles the moat between forlorn pastoral vibes and grim urban realms." -- The Stranger
"[They] do brooding, monolithic, and mystical like no one else, crafting out sand dried sonic psalms that howl like youthful godspeed ghost riders." -- The Sunday Experience
"Their music is both earthy and abstract, ancient and timeless. They truly opened a portal, infusing the blue-lit room with otherworldly vibes; slightly spooky, completely sublime." -- The Drainage