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Monday, February 23, 2015

More Dark Age, Viking Music Inspiration  [nice page about beer pub, vikings, and running]

Everyone needs something to get them in the mood to paint or otherwise work at the hobby 'cause sometimes we just aren't feeling it but we are trying to move forward on a project, or it's just fun to get inspired.  Led Zeppelin is always pretty good, but folk metal by modern bands hits a good chord, and there's lots of this on the 'web if you look around.  The below links are not just specific to the bands but bring up handy related choices, including Celtic music and such.  Anyway, I've enjoyed listening to these even if they are probably not exactly what folk music would've sounded like back then.

This is by the band Wardruna:
Wardruna: Runaljod - Yggdrasil YouTube mix
Lots of inspirational moods, rythms, etc.  The lyrics are in some Nordic tongue, so cant' say anything about that.  I'd guess that there's translation somewhere on the web.  This particular video is over an hour.

Opening credits and theme song for HBO's "Vikings" TV series:
"If I Had a Heart" by Fever Ray
great mood, powerful imagery and the video is good too.  Some of the lyrics are too modern, but the spirit of greed and lust is in there.

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