A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Horrorscores: Music From The Motion Picture The Goatman – The Unseen (Reverb Worship)

Welcome to another edition of Horrorscores, where we transform yr waking dreams into living nightmares. We’ve got a real treat for you today, recommended by the mighty Grey Malkin of … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Catalina Shortwave – Repeater

Catalina Shortwave, a “hardscrabble group of New England musicians”, represent what is great about lo-fi rock and roll, as well as it’s shortcomings. In his infamous text Capital: A Critique … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Soft Pink Truth – Why Do The Heathens Rage? (Thrill Jockey)

Pink Is The New Black isis, the rainbow of sapphire mysteries you are the calling i hear from the wind in my bones. O mother of life begotten from yr … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pants & The Family – Lost In The Wash

Pants & The Family are from the same twisted group of weirdos from Lockport, Ny as yesterday’s 2Rabbit. Rather then focusing on the same heavy classic psychedelia, Pants & The … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boris – Noise

On their 20th record, heavenly guitar constellations drift by a city made of clouds, while the earth shakes and a black tsunami rages. A granite cliff emerges from a pink … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

2Rabbit – Splittin’ Hares

If Science Fiction Doesn’t Save Us, Nothing Will You’re born. You go to school. You go to college. You get a job. You get married. You have a couple of kids. … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Jim Haynes – The Shudder Of Velocity

Signal To Noise On his newest release, Jim Haynes reminds us the void is very full, after all. “I rust things” are the first three words of Haynes’ artist statement, … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Prison Garde – Occultsystem (100% Silk)

Prison Garde, the new project from Vaughn Robert Squire, who used to produce hip-hop under the name Sixtoo, drops his debut LP on LA’s ferric house imprint 100% Silk. Prison … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ras Mix – Adventures In Clown Town (SDM-005)

Adventures In Clown Town, by Portland’s noisy techno technician Ras Mix, is what it might sound like if Ralph Bakshi were to direct a movie about a young b-girl, escaping … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

rEcaP: Alice Boman – EP II

Thankfully, Alice Boman has not filled the holes in her haunted piano sketches on her newest EP. Instead, Boman maintains the space and glacial pace of last year’s Skisser, (which … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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