Gothic Voices is a United Kingdom-based vocal ensemble specialising in repertoire from the 11th to the 15th century but also performing contemporary music, particularly pieces with medieval associations. The group was originally formed in 1980 by the scholar and musician Christopher Page.
[Västra Götaland County, Sweden. - May "black ambient folk"] • (2021)
NOÊTA singer Êlea says:
"The title-track 'Elm' is in parts told through the words of Sylvia Plath. Her poem 'Elm' is an almost physical expression of anxiety and depression as something real and vivid that is living inside some of us – something that is dark, terrifying and malevolent. Being haunted by anxiety and depression can lead to fear of the uncontrollable malignity living within the self. It claims the afflicted as its own in order to kill. This poem became even more upsetting to me after learning that Sylvia Plath went on to commit suicide not long after she wrote it."
[Sweden- "NOÊTA takes its name from Greek philosophy and describes the notion of universal thoughts that exist] • (2021)
"NOÊTA takes its name from Greek philosophy and describes the notion of universal thoughts that exist without someone (or something) thinking them. The duo's wonderfully elusive sound is fascinating and compelling, yet difficult to categorize. This is music as mood; poetic, dark, ambient landscapes laid out with vintage equipment and Êlea's enticing, mesmerizing voice"
Daemonum marks the 30-years anniversary of raison d'être. With Daemonum raison d'être scrutinizes the secrets of the Shadow; The Anima/Animus archetypes and the manifestation of them as a Soul image. By learning to listen for the voice of our subconscious self, we can call that voice our Daemon, our internal genius that provide guidance, we can find hidden potential within ourselves. Daemonum is the album of the daemons.