Earth Tongue: Portable Shrine EP

The first band I thought of when I finished listening to Earth Tongue’s debut EP, Portable Shrine, was avant-doom giant Om. Not because the duo, from Wellington, New Zealand, mimic Om’s music at all. Or because Earth Tongue have latched onto Om’s firmamental bearing. It’s simply that Earth Tongue’s Portable Shrine thrums with the kind of mystic and mantric vibrations that Om’s releases have exhibited. I guess you could call that momentum... Read More