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Ealdgesegena compilation album to be released in March!

Since 2011 Æþelruna has released several tracks via various compilations and promos that are now out of print or are otherwise unavailable, but now all of these recordings will be made available to download or stream as part of a new compilation named Ealdgesegena to be released via iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and many other sites on March 26th, 2018.    Go to the Ealdgesegena page to find out more detailed information. There is no physical release of this compilation planned, however, fans of physical media should not be disappointed as you will very soon be able to get your hands on the Æþelruna...

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Risci Bita Wudu | Update and Final Tracklist

Although the release date has yet to be finalised, the tracklist for the album can now be revealed along with some additional information for the album. The total running length is estimated to be between 50 minutes and one hour depending on the final edit of track three: Tracklist Saga hƿæt ic hatte Pecsætnaðeaƿ Þæs oferreode ðisses sƿa mæg Ƿe gebloten Þunor ƿeoha ðisne ealh Production Track one adapted from Æcerbot (11th century, unknown), The Ruthwell Cross (c. 10th century, unknown) and the Franks Casket (8th century, unknown) with additional...

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Risci Bita Wudu | Album Update

Since there have been a couple of setbacks with the production of the debut Æþelruna album, I thought I would take the time to explain what's going on: My plan was create a short EP of only two tracks totalling about 25 minutes to be followed up next year with a similar release and perhaps shortly thereafter with a third. However, given some thought, this approach would be too time-consuming and perhaps cause undue delay to other projects, so my current plan is to speed up the recording of a third (and possibly fourth) track to add to this release in order to make it a full length album....

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Bandcamp

The short version of this post is simply that Æþelruna will not be distributed via Bandcamp any longer. A few days ago Bandcamp announced that they would be donating all of their profits from sales made during Friday, 3rd February to ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) for political reasons you may or may not agree with. I don't know much about ACLU as I'm not American, and despite being told certain disturbing things, without further research of my own I don't feel comfortable either supporting or wholly condemning them. But, therein lies the problem: Bandcamp never gave artists the option...

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10 Year Reflections

October marks a 10 year anniversary of sorts. Not of Æþelruna, which is itself nearly five years old, but of its predecessor, Adalruna. To be precise, it marks 10 years since I 'released' the demo, Rediviva, in 2006. While these recordings are by no means good, I do look upon them somewhat fondly. I recall reading Stephen Flowers' book, Adalruna, and thinking that Johannes Bureus, his exploits and ideas, would make interesting subject matter around which to base a project. I regrettably gave away my copy of this book several years ago and have never been able to replace it. I had some...

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