JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES - In the end always a little bit of light, too

20. August 2021

JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES - Am Ende immer auch ein wenig Licht

With their fourth album "Vertigo", the quintet from Kuopio, Finland, is currently causing a sensation: a wonderful mix of 70s rock, occult elements and, yes, pop. We talked to band founder, songwriter and guitarist Thomas Corpse about his hometown, its music scene and his great passion for catchy melodies, which, however, he always likes to cover with a layer of darkness.

eclipsed: The band is from the Finnish city of Kuopio, after all. Can you tell us something about the music scene there?

JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES "Second Psychedelic Coming: The Aquarius Tapes"

23. November 2015

It's a dark, heavy sound between psychedelic, stoner and black Sabbath-inspired 70s hard rock. A strong female voice rises above dense guitar walls, which however are never heavy, but rather floating, almost transcendental. Atmosphere is the main theme of Jess And The Ancient Ones' second album, and it is the sound of the late 60s and early 70s that is meticulously recreated here.