A Journal Of The Dark Arts

The Medium: Huerco S. – Untitled/Boomkat Edition vinyl review (Opal Tapes)

Huerco S. reaches for the stars, exploring pre-Colombian architecture, the nature of Memory, and artefacts on this early work for Opal Tapes. We learned the ache of empty rooms And … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Soothing Words For Modern Living: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Bitchin’ Bajas – Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties (Drag City)

Let Will Oldham ease yr worries & cares, w/ this new meditative jammer w/ Bitchin’ Bajas! Modern life can be hard and confusing at the best of times, what with … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Horrorscores: A Nightmare On Elm Street OST – Charles Bernstein (1984)

Take a tour through a demonic boiler room, sleep deprivation, paranoia, and buried secrets, with Charles Bernstein’s masterful, and underrated, synthetic soundtrack. Welcome back to Horrorscores, where we transform yr … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · 8 Comments

Tommy West – Frequencies Of The Sun

Artist: Tommy West Album: Frequencies Of The Sun RIYL: Buckethead, Mark McGuire, Bill Frissell, Pat Metheny       The guitar has been called “an orchestra in itself”, by no … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 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

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

HORRORSCORES: Yves Malone – Abysschoteque

Composer: Yves Malone Title: Abysscoteque Released: bandcamp, 2012 Here is an interesting anomaly, for this week’s edition of HORRORSCORES: a synthesized soundtrack for a film that never was. Although some … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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