Emma Ruth Rundle
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, May Our Chambers Be Full (with Thou, 2020)
Emma Ruth Rundle's site
Deep and evocative—impressively affecting without being overwrought. (Neile)
Recommended first album:
Emma Ruth Rundle—vocals, guitars, keyboards, flue, bass
Chris Common—drums, percussion, bass, keyboards, vocals
What a gorgeous, mournful, powerful album this is. It obsessed me for weeks and weeks with its emotive power, and how it feels like an emotional journey. Every time I play it I get caught up in it. Though she sounds a little like other artists (Bat for Lashes, Torres) her inventiveness is her own. I adore this album. (Neile)
Marked For Death (2016)
2016—Sargent House—SH 162
Emma Ruth Rundle—all guitars, vocals
Andrew Clinco—drums, percussion
Emma Ruth Rundle and Sonny DiPerri
Such a great album! Haunting and moody in all the best ways. Just as great (or perhaps even better) as Some Heavy Ocean. (Neile)
Emma Ruth Rundle—vocals, guitars, flute
Dylan Nadon—drums, percussion
I didn't know how much I needed a new Emma Ruth Rundle disc until this came out. In sound it's very like her two previous albums, but as always the songwriting makes it distinct and dangerously full of emotion. Don't listen to it unless you're ready to get carried into a rich, beautiful, and often aching darkness. This is one of my top albums of 2018. Maybe *the* top. (Neile)
DISCLAIMER: Comments and reviews in the Ectophiles' Guide are excerpted from the ecto mailing list or volunteered by members of the list. They are the opinions of music enthusiasts, not professional music critics.
|Entry last updated 2021-08-27 15:52:33.
Please request permission if you wish to
reproduce any of the comments in the
Ectophiles' Guide in any context.
The Ectophiles' Guide to Good Music is copyright © 1996-2004 by the editors.
Individual comments are copyright © by their authors.
Web site design and programming copyright © 1998-2004 usrbin design + programming.
All rights reserved.