The Nine Circles Podcast: Episode 49


After two weeks away, it’s time for another CONCERT POD®! (Not actually ®) The guys chat about recent live shows from Dragged Into SunlightThe Tallest Man on Earth and Inter Arma, all of which — spoiler alert! — kicked ass. Plus, new albums from Anicon and, well…Inter Arma! (It’s a pretty solid episode for the dudes from Richmond, all told.)

All that and much, much more in Episode 49, so check it out!

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Rainbows in the Dark: Concert Review – The Tallest Man On Earth (July 6, 2016)

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The Tallest Man On Earth. Photo credit: Corey Butterworth.

One of the best things about Portsmouth is the Prescott Park Arts Festival. More specifically, the River House Restaurant Concert Series. While my musical interests generally don’t align with some of the performers pulled in for these shows, there are always a couple events I feel the need to attend. One of these “can’t miss” shows was The Tallest On Earth. I have discussed this particular Swedish folk rock musician at least a couple of times as part of our “Rainbows In The Dark” series, so this was clearly a date that I had marked on my calendar as my most anticipate non-metal concert of 2016. Continue reading

Rainbows in the Dark: The Tallest Man on Earth – “Dark Bird Is Home”


Ok so I am a little late with this one. Or very late. The most recent album by The Tallest Man on Earth dropped on May 17th, 2015. So almost a full year ago. But like with most non-metal music, there’s a certain deliberation between when an album is released and when I finally get around to listening to it. As such, learning that this particular musician would be playing Prescott Park this upcoming summer inspired me to pick up Dark Bird Is Home. Now, having listened to it several times over the past week or so, I can label this as nothing short of essential present-day folk. It’s that good. Continue reading