forestpunk

A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Merzbow Monday: Merzbow – Aodron review (Automation Records)

Imagine: You are watching The Wizard Of Oz synched up with the Dark Side Of The Moon alternate soundtrack. When the EMS Synthesizer’s cyclonic sequencer of “On The Run” syncs … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vinyl Of The Week: Occurrence – The Past Will Live Forever review

Heaven Patrick Phillips It will be the past and we’ll live there together. Not as it was to live but as it was remembered. It will be the past We’ll … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Embodied Electronics: Body Shame – You Look So Under Fed (SdmPdx)

it’s okay to have a body. In the April 2016 edition of Nylon Magazine, in an article titled “Body Talk”,¬†artist Molly Soda¬†speaks of when she first became self-conscious of her … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Post-Black Metal Techno Hip-Hop? Yes, Please!

3 exquisite pay-what-you-want EPs from shadowy producer Akrylyk may be the truest reflection of Portland’s layered, nuanced culture yet. People love to say what Portland is – “The City Of … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Into The Anti-Matter: The Blasted Bass Music Of Roly Porter – Third Star (Tri Angle)

Electronic music has always been linked to modes of transportation. From Kraftwerk’s evocations of the futuristic Audobahn, to their just as fastidious take on the Tour De France on Tour … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Daniel Ruane – Arrhythmia (The Silent Howl)

emerge from the dust and gloom into a landscape of scintillating, living light on Daniel Ruane‘s Arrythmia. Technology is usually perceived as cold, sterile, while its acolytes are stereotyped as … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

1700 Monkey Ninjas – You Are The Storm

Even 100 years into its existence, electronic music is usually interpreted as a commodity, judged by its ability to move dancefloors and impress tastemakers. This overlooks the fact that many … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Virtual Forest – Unconscious Cognition Is The Processing Of Perception (Yerevan Tapes)

You step out onto the holodeck, heavy boots resonating on sheet metal, even though it looks like you’re walking through grass and weeds. There is a moment of cognitive dissonance, … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Horrorscores: Mike Simonetti – At The Juncture Of Dark And Light Vol. 3 (Opal Tapes)

Free jazz. Free fall. Aurora Borealis oscillators; sterling drones. Black matter. Black mass. Tribal epiphany. Drum machines. Vibes. Lonesome. Haunted. Floating. Welcome to another edition of Horrorscores, where we transform … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Laica – ID Situation (Phatic Musk)

If Burial‘s Untrue was the psychic ghost life of London, circa 1994 through 2001, ID Situation could be seen as the soundtrack to everything that has happened since. Untrue was … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Forestpunk @ FB

http://www.facebook.com/for3stpunk

tumblr

http://f0restpunk.tumblr.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,039 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 93,642 hits

We’re Proud To Partner w/ Best Buy, For All Yr Tech & Physical Media Needs

button