Ritual: Blood of the West
NYTT LAND transcends from the spirit world once again, traversing from the dark and frostbitten
woods of Siberia to the burning plains of the prairie, awaking an old Ritual anew. Based on their
latest album, NYTT LAND returns with a new incantation, Ritual: Blood of the West, out November
18 via Napalm Records. The EP ensnares new listeners and longtime fans alike with haunting gothic
folk and western-inspired versions of favorites from their acclaimed 2021 album, Ritual. While
prevailed by the entrancing recognizable melodies and hair-raising throat singing of the shamanic
dark folk duo, NYTT LAND conjures bewitching new sounds and vocals, beckoning listeners to a
spirit realm filled with ancient gods and heroes of the old west.
Following their traditions and worthshipping their connection to nature, NYTT LAND directs its
powers toward a new territory, leaving behind the rough lands of the north and embarking on a sonic
journey in five transfixing songs. Staying thematically faithful to...
Natasha “Baba Yaga” Pakhalenko – vocal, throat singing, drums, percussion, flutes, programming
Anatoly “Shaman” Pakhalenko – vocal, throat singing, tagelharpa, mouth-harp, percussion, horn, programming