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The Mother Rune

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Cubensix From the first to the last song, this album makes me want to move my body. I just can't resist, even after multiple listening. A very unique blend of celtic music, psydub and captivating rhythms. Favorite track: Weofod (Altar).
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Listen2DopeTunes Drumspyder compositions at it's best! Love the celtic touch <3 Favorite track: The Mother Rune.
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Tony LoCascio Like all of his music it's so intricate and involved. Groovy and dancy and hits you right in the heart. Pours so much heart and soul into it you can really feel it. Love dancin' around to some Spyder!!
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adrianvr6 A percussive masterpiece. Drumspyder's instantly recognizable sound production, cultivated for years, hits a distinct climax in this album. The Mother Rune is one of those rare creatures of modern festival music, in that it plays very well as a complete album. Favorite track: Riding Drum.
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Riding Drum 05:24
Ka 05:15
Masked Dance 05:22
Vlashko Horo 05:00


I am happy to present to you my latest 9-track original album, “The Mother Rune”, my musical journey of the past year. I have already had the pleasure of playing these tracks at festivals across North America this summer, and I hope you enjoy dancing to them as much I enjoy drumming! 

The “Mother Rune” is Hagall , a symbol from the Younger Futhark (a medieval Norse alphabet). Its elemental six-pointed shape (like the “Seed of Life” figure of sacred geometry) contains the seed of all the other rune forms.  Literally meaning “hail”, it has the dual meaning of a crisis and new beginnings - a perfectly formed snowflake that emerges from a whirling storm, a cold grain from the sky that melts into nourishing water.

Autumnal Equinox blessings - enjoy!


released September 8, 2016


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Drumspyder Berkeley, California

For over a decade, Scott Sterling has been weaving rhythm, melody, and line as Drumspyder, exploring the Heathen and Celtic old ways in vital contemporary expressions.

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