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New Dead Can Dance LP out November 2nd, Dionysus! "Dead Can Dance’s new album will hold ‘seven movements’ representing different facets of the Dionysus myth and his cult. The musical form of Dionysus is that of an oratorio, which has informed spiritual and secular pieces of music as far back as the early 16th century." "Across the two years in which he made Dionysus, Perry & Gerrard gathered together a world-spanning array of percussion including the Daf (Iranian frame drum) and the Fujara (Slovakian shepherds flute). Perry blends all of the album’s elements together using fie
"The Australian group’s hugely innovative and spiritually attuned releases in the 1980s and 90s helped define the sound of the 4AD label, taking influence from Gaelic folk, Gregorian chant, Middle Eastern and African musics, and in turn influencing everything from the goth and metal underground to mainstream pop." "Formed in Melbourne in 1981 and centered around the duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry (pictured above in their pomp), DDC grew more and more ambitious with each album release, cultivating a magnificently po-faced, medieval-tinged and richly ambient sound that for us peaked