A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Bardo Pond – Peace On Venus

¬†Artist: Bardo Pond Release Date: 10.29.13 Label: Fire Records Famed Philly psych/shoegaze behemoths return with their 9th LP, their tighest and most condensed statement yet. Perhaps the Mayan Apocalypse happened … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

rEcaP: The House In The Woods – Bucolica + Bardo Pond – Rise Above It All

welcome to another edition of rEcaP, where we spread the light on noteworthy Extended Players. Longer than singles, not quite albums, they occupy an important interzone that lets artists stretch … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Midnight Syndicate – Monsters Of Legend

Welcome to Arcacia, a troubled land of misty moors and buried secrets. Graves have been turning up empty at the churchyard, and the stone tower on the distant hill is … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

rEcaP: Perc & Einsturzende Neubauten – Stahldub Interpretations + Prostitutes – Shatter And Lose

Welcome to another edition of rEcaP, where we feature some of our favorites of the EP format. EPs are vital to the musical ecosystem; they are often more focused, more … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stream the debut single from Australian indie electro outfit The Karmens

The Karmens just want to make people dance. Here’s another submission, this one from the southern hemisphere. In Australia, people are gearing up for the summer, getting ready to roll … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nathan Asher – In Between

Released: 10.13.13 Here’s another sliver that ended up in my inbox: its a bold move, to open an EP with a Leonard Cohen track. Thankfully, this update from New Yorker … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

rEcaP: Catching up w/ recent EPs from The Pixies, eMMplekz/Mordant Music, and Lorn

welcome to the first edition of rEcaP, where we will be looking at noteworthy EP releases, both old and new. The EP format is much appreciated in today’s busy listening … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Burial Ground – The Omen box set

Triple C60 Boxset Lighten Up Sounds Harsh Noise Walls (henceforth HNW) are, literally and figuratively, one of the most impenetrable forms of underground noise. Its radio static white noise times … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medicine – The Buried Life

Label: Captured Tracks Release Date: 4.21.12 Format: 2 LP/2 CD Medicine were dismissively labelled as a shoegaze band in 1993, when The Buried Life was originally released on American Records. … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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