Kindred Crow is a Pagan Folk project featuring Irene Glasse (Cassandra Syndrome, Imbolc Fire, Revel Moon), Chris Kackley (Cassandra Syndrome, Imbolc Fire), percussionist Strix, didgeridoo player Caine Dreamwalker, vocalist Layla, and late band member singer songwriter Kat Gray (Kat Savery, Twelve Days Dry). Kindred Crow is an acoustic journey through mystery, magic, myth, and mirth: a little bit Celtic, a little bit Tribal, and a ton of fun. Like their namesake, the Crows offer a musical mix that strikes a balance of compelling beauty, resonant storytelling, and more than a little bit of mischief.
NEW CROW! WELCOME, LAYLA!
Kindred Crow is pleased to announce that we've found a new member of our flock! Friends, meet Layla (they/them)! An alto/contralto by training, Layla's love of music began with middle school choir and continued into college and beyond. The majority of their concerts have been for private audiences, i.e. in the car with their child present. Layla is also a visual artist operating under the name Phoenix Engravings.
We are looking forward to Layla's first live, in-person concert with us in September at the Frederick, Maryland, Pagan Pride Day!
NEW VIDEOS: LIVE SET WITH LUNA AERIAL
One of our favorite shows of the year is our annual co-bill with the incredible performers of Luna Aerial Dance & Performing Arts. The pandemic nixed our plans for 2020, but we found a workaround! We recorded a live set, the performers at Luna recorded choreography, and Joe at Solarpunk Life kindly edited the videos together for us so we could play them for the Corvidae Craft Faire. And now we'd like to share them with you! During December of 2020, new videos from the set will go up on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All of the videos will be in the playlist Corvidae Craft Faire Set and can be watched as a single show. The first song of the set, 'The Earth,' featuring Devin Gaither on trapeze, is below.
A LEGACY ALBUM: THE MUSIC OF KAT GRAY
Katherine 'Kat' Gray, one of the original members of Kindred Crow, joined the Ancestors on December 7th, 2018, a warrior in the battle against brain cancer. To mark the anniversary of her death, we would like to direct your attention to an album of her recordings. These are all simple recordings that Kat made for her own reference or for friends and family. This collection includes originals and, fittingly for this time of year, Yuletide songs from a set of holiday recordings she made for her husband and daughters.
The album is a donation download and all proceeds benefit River and Meadow Gray, Kat's daughters. Part of why any artist creates art is to share something beautiful that will outlive us. One of the best ways to honor Kat's memory is to listen to her music. Click here to listen.