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Brute Heart

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“The trio’s propulsive yet haunting mystical incantations appear to call forth a tempest of elemental forces—earth, sea, sky, fire, and stone—sublimely and tumultuously dancing together. The songs span worlds of ancient and future music, creating new territories in both the mind and music world.” – Cyn Collins

Brute Heat is Jackie Beckey, Crystal Brinkman & Crystal Myslajek, from Minneapolis. The trio conjure familiar / alien sounds tha draw upon art-rock, classic metal, post-punk, and various international musics.


  • Brass Beads LP (2009, self-released)
  • Lonely Hunter CD/CS/LP (2011, Soft Abuse)
  • Fever/In Limbo 7" (2012, M'Lady's)
  • Wildfire/Version 7" (2012, Water Wing)
  • Cabinet of Dr. Caligari CS (2013, Moon Glyph)