The Franciscan Hobbies
Masks & Meanings
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A further extrapolation of mysterious noise, minimalist acoustic picking & strumming, percussive clatter and occasional abstract vocal utterances from The Franciscan Hobbies. This loosely-bound satellite of the Jewelled Antler Collective weave a dense carpet of moss, sticks and grass on the forest floor with harps, banjos, cumbus oud, bowed-things, organ, bouzouki, broken guitars, gongs, bells and drums. Masks & Meanings is their second missive; features members of Thuja, The Blithe Sons, The Buried Civilizations, Ov, The Skygreen Leopards, etc.

Track list

01. A Preordained Sequence
02. Wasp Embodiment
03. Withered Spring
04. The Animal Performers
05. Plough Drawn by Toads
06. Apprehension of Reality
07. The Matchless Phenomenon

Reviews

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