Villa Delirium is a group who is combining eerie traditional folk songs of Germany, Ireland and the Balkans with murder ballads of the American South, along with their own startling compositions, Villa Delirium, is a four piece ensemble whose uniquely ethereal sound creates a new acoustic Gothic music.And they are just too, too amazing. Gotta go, gotta find me their album. You hang around and give them a listen. All of these songs were Performed at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC.
Tine Kindermann: Voice, saw and violin. A German chanteuse/visual artist, Tine’s recent credits include performing in Berlin with Iggy Pop.
John Kruth: Voice, guitar, mandolin, banjo and flutes. Kruth has 9 solo albums, co-leads the world music ensemble TriBeCaStan and has worked with Allen Ginsberg and Violent Femmes.
Kenny Margolis: Accordion. A member of Cracker and TriBeCaStan, Kenny played in the late great Willy Deville’s band.
Doug Wieselman: Bass clarinet, clarinet, bass harmonica. Doug has worked with Antony and the Johnsons, Lou Reed, Tricky, Laurie Anderson, Syd Straw, Steven Bernstein and Kamikaze Ground Crew.
A big thank you for the videos to Anthony Pepitone.
If this band doesn't blow you away, check your pulse.
In The Middle Of The Night