Updated: Jun 7
elllegy is the second and newest album by the olllam, lauched last sunday, the 15th. Yes, the triple repetition of the l character is intentional, even in most tracks. The group is The group is formed by the renowned piper and whistler John McSherry (Lunasa, At First Light, Ulaid), the producer, piper and whistler, Grammy-nominated Tyler Duncan (Carly Rae Jepsen, Vulfpeck, Theo Katzman, Scary Pockets), the drummer Michael Shimmin (May Erlewine, Joshua Davis, Millish), and the bass player Joe Dart (Vulfpeck).
Contemporary is the adjective that, in my opinion, best describes the sound of the reunion of these four, and what a four! With fresh tunes, varied and complex arrangements, broken rhythms and lots of groove, the album brings the trad to the modern cult. You have to pay attention to every detail, because there are many, and let yourself be carried away by the progressive flow. Enjoy without moderation.