The first installment in a multi-album set describing The Kinnery of Lupercalia,
Petr & The Wulf is the correct telling of a story about which most have
been woefully misinformed. This truth is courtesy of Munly (known as both
a solo artist and as the co-frontman of Slim Cessna’s Auto Club) and his
extremely talented backing band, The Lupercalians (which includes Daniel
Granbois of Slim Cessna’s Auto Club and Tarantella).
Often described as thinkin’ man’s country music, Munly has a wide vocal
range which, on top of the Lupercalians’ dark, often sensuous string
arrangements, makes for a unique, spare sound that remains long after the
As with his previous Alternative Tentacles release, Munly and the Lee
Lewis Harlots, this goth-twang-country masterpiece was recorded and mixed
by Bob Ferbrache (Blood Axis, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, Tarantella) at Absinthe
Studios in Denver, Colorado.
The record begins with Petr, “the last of the Northrops,” who tells how
he will bring his people back to greatness by rescuing Grandfater from the
Bedlam. The Three Wise Hunters let all know that they can be hired to rid
the land of whatever menace is present. The Wulf tells of his love for the
Northrops despite their continued refusal of his offerings.
Munly writes, “Hopefully you will accept the current Lupercalians offering
with open heart and understanding mind.”