A Darker Shade of Pagan: Top Ten of 2011

While I generally keep my music podcast A Darker Shade of Pagan from getting entangled in the daily workings of The Wild Hunt, every once in awhile I like to alert my readership of some great Pagan and Pagan-friendly music that I come across. Since I just posted my ADSOP top ten of 2011 show, I thought I would share what I thought were some of the best albums that speak to the Pagan soul from the past year. Consider it a gift-giving guide to the Pagan in your life looking for something different in the way of “Pagan music”.ADSOP's Top Ten Albums of 2011:10. Metal Mother - "Bonfire Diaries" [Purchase]A project of Bay Area singer-songwriter Tara Tati, Metal Mother is a winsome m … [Read more...]

(Pagan) Music Mondays: Monica Richards and The Moon and The Nightspirit

Welcome to (Pagan) Music Mondays, a new semi-regular feature here at The Wild Hunt! As many of you may know, I’m a lover of music, and have spent many years exploring albums and artists that appeal to the Pagan spirit. I’d like to expose you to new releases by Pagan artists, and also to bands that explore lyrical themes relevant to our worldviews. This week I’d like to look at Monica Richard's new EP "The Strange Familiar" and "Mohalepte," the new album by The Moon and the Nightspirit.Just about everyone who's traveled the overlaps between modern Paganism and the Goth subculture have heard of Monica Richards, and it would be fair to say that a large number of those individuals are fans of … [Read more...]