British duo Hawthonn produce drone-folk and ritual ambient drawing from esoteric and occult themes. Their haunting, dream-like music incorporates electro-acoustic sound design, ominous organ drones, and ethereal vocals. In addition to numerous self-released recordings, 2018's Red Goddess (Of This Men Shall Know Nothing) and 2021's Earth Mirror appeared on the Brooklyn-based Ba Da Bing label. Based in Leeds, Phil Legard and Layla Legard formed Hawthonn in 2014. Both had previously created music and photography together, and Phil had released numerous albums as part of Xenis Emputae Travelling Band, Ashtray Navigations, and several other projects. The name Hawthonn was created in reference to the Hawthorn tree as well as the late Jhonn Balance of Coil, the duo's primary musical inspiration. The duo's self-titled debut appeared in 2015, ...
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