2002 – present (15 years)
Somniferum is a dark folk project based in Kentucky. Somniferum was formed by sole member Brian G in 2002. The music of Somniferum is instrumental, predominantly acoustic based minimal folk. There is also some more electronic based ambient material. The music of Somniferum includes such instruments as: Classical guitar, 12 string guitar, 6 string (steel string) guitar, bass, melodica, tin whistle, synthesizer, & various precussion instruments. The music of Somniferum is primarily influenced by the natural landscape of Kentucky, & by the concept of ancestral memory. A debut album entitled "Season Of Change" was released in March 2009 on the spring equinox in a limited edition of 99 copies. Asecond album, entitled "To Walk The Path Less Travelled" was released in January 2011 on Before The Dawn Productions in a limited edition box set.
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