Heiligelinde – Holy Linden tree – Święta Lipka

“It is requisite to observe, however, that I was not born in this neighbourhood, but at the convent of the Holy Lime-Tree in Prussia, of which place, even at this day, I seem to retain the most accurate reminiscence.” The Devil’s Elixirs,  E. T. A. Hoffmann





(pictures taken in 2015)



Sentiments or Julia Marcell’s game of associations

The last album of Julia Marcell is – again – a journey in a completely different direction. Even if a sentiment by definition should be a familiar thing. Marcell’s Sentiments are a provocative game of associations. They seem naive and innocent just to lure the listener to a place, where nothing is as it seemed to be. Scary. But how magnificently it all sounds.

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