A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Warpaint – Warpaint

Warpaint return with sunlight & smoke, hearts and flame; slow dancing and poison disco, with their first album in 4 years. Ever since i first saw Warpaint at The Mohawk … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Vortex Ascent – Shine A Light

I’ve been working on some longer pieces about some notable releases, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to catch up with some submissions. The nice thing about Forestpunk is … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beat Tape Of The Week: Dakim – 6F00FF

On 6F00FF, the Detroit-by-way-of-Los-Angeles ‘producer’s producer’ Dakim returns to Leaving Records with 8 tracks of aural ectoplasm & alien primordial soup. I have a suspicion that many of you out … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ernest Gibson – Island Records

  On Island Records, Ernest Gibson plays the role of Virgil, guiding you into Tartarus, where the specters of Lou Reed and Michael Karoli jam in black cavernous spaces. He … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Gianni Rossi – Gutterballs

Welcome back to the world of back alley car chases, fleeing from psychos with garden shears & demons in the mist. Welcome to another edition of HORRORSCORES. For this week’s … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Junksista – Bad Case Of Fabulous

  When an old-school rocker and an electro bitch write music together, the outcome can only be explosive… and unique! Bad Case Of Fabulous, the debut album from German duo … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gyratory System – Utility Music

Gyratory System, the experimental London 3 piece of Dr. Andrew Blick, his father Robin Blick & James Weaver, exist in a liminal state, breaking down binaries: improvised/composition, old/new, acoustic/electric. They … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disco Witchcraft: Antoni Maiovvi – Shadow Of The Bloodstained Kiss

For this edition of Horrorscores, we bring you two blood-splattered grooves that’ll open a portal on any dancefloor. Hello and welcome to another edition of Horrorscores! Not to pick, or … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Logos – Cold Mission

Label: Keysound Recordings Release Date: 11.13 File Under: Futuristic, Grime, Deconstruction Cold Mission, the debut album from Logos on Blackdown‘s Keysound Recordings, is like investigating some platonic alkali Outback, while … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

For The Sake Of The Song: SBTRKT, The Hare & The Moon + Phantom Love

   Now that the madness of the holidays and the push of the year-end best of lists are behind us, we can resume simply ENJOYING music again, to let it … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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