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by Michael Levine Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, a.k.a Dead Can Dance, have reunited for their first album of new material since 1996’s Spiritchaser. 'Anastasis' is a welcome return from one of the most remarkable musical ensembles ever.     If you’re not familiar with these musicians, DCD are renowned for mixing elements of western medieval music, Celtic, world-beat and etherial synth-rock to come up with their own unique mix. As on previous DCD albums, Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard each individually write and perform the lead vocal on their own compositions. Read More
 Something Old, Something New, Borrowed & Rebuilt, and Often Blue Before Feist, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chan Marshall, or any chicks who sing with Air, there was Anna Domino. A gifted singer-songwriter whose first EP East & West was released in 1984, Domino has collaborated with dudes like Luc Van Acker (Revolting Cocks), Matt Johnson (The The) and Stephin Merritt (The Magnetic  Fields, The 6ths). A reviewer once described Anna’s voice as Nico meets Peggy Lee. Yeah, she’s that cool. Read More