Happy Hop-tu-Naa…

Maybe it’s a bit obvious to do a Halloween post but I think Hop-tu-naa is different. Imagine you’re up on Meayll Hill tomorrow, near the ruins of the chambered cairn – about here. SC1895067650. It’s getting dark and it’s been raining all day. Now listen to these pieces of music.

The first is by Bronnt Industries Kapital (who have produced a soundtrack for the film Haxan: Witchcraft Through The Ages, out soon on DVD) and is really quite unpleasant. The second and third are by The Phantom Carriage; not only are they just as upsetting, but I think they can claim an affinity of sorts with Meayll Hill… which somehow makes the whole thing much worse.

Keep those turnip lanterns burning…

Maggots In The Rice – from Bronnt Industries Kapital’s Virtute Et Industria – buy here

Gorse Fire and Three Wishes – from The Phantom Carriage’s Skull Exposed To March Rain. Download the whole of this album for free from SVC records. Highly recommended.



About jkneale

BothBarsOn's London correspondent.

Posted on October 30, 2007, in General Stuff and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. The reason I’ve delayed my comment is that I’ve been too scared to. And still am.

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