Kari Tauring and Drew Miller mark the culmination of their 8-year journey together into Nordic tradition with two albums: Ljos and Svart.
Another long-time Kari collaborator, Lynette Reini-Grandell, joins in Finnish charms and Kalevala songs. Scott Nieman once again mixes brilliantly and adds the magic of his strings.
In the over 100 minutes of original and traditional music, spoken word, and instrumentals, the Sun ...
In the Footsteps of My Mothers by Kari Tauring for Underdølen Magazine, Spring/Summer 2015.
In the Footsteps of my Mothers
I am Kari Tauring, Grace's daughter who was Myrtle Engen's daughter who was Thea Marie Nykreims's daughter who was Oline Gudvangen's daughter who was the youngest daughter of Turid Nedberg and the only member of the family to leave Norway for America. ...
Folklorist, music critic and editor Stephen Winick, in his article about Eurotrad: European Roots Music for the Huffington Post, said:
"Tauring's hypnotic storytelling and singing make for
a charming and instructive trip to the northlands."
The article starts with Finnish band Kardemimmit. Minnesotans will have two chances to hear this charming quartet of women in September.
Then yours truly - along with embedded video ...
The Spring/Summer 2015 Issue of "Witches and Pagans Magazine"
Return of the Volva! by Sorcha Feilnar An interview with Nordic Roots performer, teacher, author, and staff carrier (volva). Download the pdf or buy the magazine on line!
Öorlog in Old Norse means primal law. Like other concepts in Old Norse metaphysics, it has a deep root in Sanskrit. Öorlog is akin to to the Sanskrit concept dharma, "a derivation from the root dhṛ, which has a meaning of "to hold, maintain, keep", and takes a meaning of "what is established or firm", and hence "law" (Wikipedia). In ...