21 Oct 2016

The Times reviews Goat gig at Coronet, London

Here’s an intriguing proposition: masked Swedes, led by two female singers dancing wildly in ceremonial gowns and headdresses, brewing up a hypnotic mix of African highlife, chanted incantations, heavy rock and rustic folk.

There’s a pantomime element to Goat’s voodoo stew — not least because they claim to have been schooled as children by a witchdoctor who moved into their village — but there’s something liberating about it too. With no personalities to focus on and with the music trancelike the audience can lose themselves to the ritual, whatever the meaning of that might be.

An ominous drone introduced…

Read the rest here: The Times