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Mount Moriah – “Miracle Temple Holiness” Video

While Mount Moriah’s previous video for “Bright Light” could have taken place in space, their new one for “Miracle Temple Holiness” is concerned with far more earthly things, capturing the band interacting with the basic elements. Between shots of them burning paper and laying in the water, director Casey Cook captures imagery of wind blowing… More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 1, 2013 - 11:43 am

Mount Moriah – “Bright Light” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Today, the North Carolina country-rock band Mount Moriah release their enormously likable sophomore album Miracle Temple, and they also give us their blurry video for the dust-blown single “Bright Light.” Director Habib Yazdi has made, at least one one level, a simple performance video, but he’s slathered it with so many color filters and le… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2013 - 2:25 pm

Stream Mount Moriah Miracle Temple

Last year, one Jenks Miller of North Carolina played guitar on an album of epic downer sludge: The self-titled joint from his Morricone-metal band Horseback. This year, he plays guitar on an album of lovely twinkly alt-country: Miracle Temple, the latest from his pastoral venture Mount Moriah. The boy has range! Mount Moriah, led by… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Mount Moriah – “Bright Light”

Jenks Miller leads the Morricone-damaged doom band Horseback, whose self-titled LP was one of my favorite metal albums of last year. And he also plays guitar in Mount Moriah, a North Carolina country-rock band set to release their sophomore album Miracle Temple next month. The band, led by singer Heather McEntire, make sprawling and dusty… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 22, 2013 - 3:16 pm

Craig Finn, Mount Moriah @ Troubadour, West Hollywood 2/20/12

Armed with his superb backing band Some Guns, Craig Finn stopped by the Troubadour in support of his solo album Clear Heart Full Eyes, ripping through album tracks like “Honolulu Blues” and “Rented Room.” Finn also performed unreleased tracks like “Jeremiah’s Blues” and “Going To A Show” while interjecting the stories behind the songs. BonMore »

By: Andrew Youssef / February 21, 2012 - 11:56 am

Mount Moriah – “Only Way Out”

There’s a reason I bring up Southern dust when discussing Jenks Miller’s increasingly ambitious, genre-stretching Horseback, a metal project that notched my No. 9 album of 2010, along with the following:
Horseback’s second album offers ambient, minimal, patiently repetitious Southern black metal drunk on imagined emotional and masculine Cormac McCarthy landscapes, the Blue Ridge,… More »

By: brandon / April 12, 2011 - 9:50 am