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A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Techno Tuesday: occurian – live ep [HTX096]

On HTX096, Portland’s occurian reminds us how inspired live electronic music can be. Electronic music has a tendency to bring to mind the cold, calculated, nearly-clinical clean room hermeticism, especially … Continue reading

January 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

15 Essential Autumn Music Albums

Ah, September 22… the Autumn is finally upon us. The leaves will soon be changing, lazy drifting on languid breezes shortly to be crunched underfoot, while the scent of woodsmokes … Continue reading

September 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Unheimlich Pop: The Sone Institute – Where Moth and Rust Consume (Front & Follow)

On his first album in six years,┬áRoman Bezdyk drags ’90s electronica into the moth-eaten world of Hauntology. Hauntology has expanded far beyond the confines of experimental electronic music from the … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Aphex Twin – Houston, TX 12.17.16 review

It’s all hands on the faders and knobs, as Richard D. James, aka the Aphex Twin, turns in a lovely, unusual, anonymous 12″, in honour of his first show on … Continue reading

December 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Single Of The Week: 1700 Monkey Ninjas – Ahb Seshun

On “Ahb Seshun”, our favorite evil primate assassins fuse sparkling house & sparking techno, stomping martial industrialism & whacked-out sound design. Ed Purchla has a lot of ideas. He’s a … Continue reading

September 11, 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

VHS Head – Persistence Of Vision (Skam Records)

what’s he doing in there? The entire ’70s/’80s slipstream falls under VHS Head‘s knife, on his newest, and best, for Skam Records. Having every option is almost the same of … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Plaid – Reachy Prints (Warp Records)

endless beaches. flying on the back of an eagle. subterranean caverns. blurry TVs. When it seems like every era, artist and genre is getting a reassessment and a second life, … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Singles Round-Up: 1700 Monkey Ninjas – Slagg II and Bed. – Boys

Colorful slabs of cubist Techno and some Portland slow-fi garage pop. “And that’s what Art is, innit? Being free of the world’s heaviness?” 1700 Monkey Ninjas – Slagg II I’m … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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