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A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Mixtape Of The Week: Kindred Spirits – The Next Time You Have A Nightmare, Remember This Mixtape

embarking with the pale dead – coffins under sail – women with dead hair – pale white bakers – a dark purple river – the silence of death There are … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Merzbow Monday: Merzbow and Gareth Davis – Atsusaku review

Atsusaku, the collaboration of “king of noise” Merzbow and avant-bass clarinetist Gareth Davis, is 40 minutes of burning wind, crumbling static, squealing feedback, klaxons, and sirens. It’s like walking through … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shoegaze Sunday: Landing – Complekt (These Are Not Records, 2016)

THIS IS DREAM PSYCH New Haven, CT’s Landing return with a beguiling mixture of shoegaze, psych rock, dream pop, slowcore, and kosmische for their 10th LP. It’s one of their … Continue reading

November 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Macro/Micro: Sun Ra & Merzbow – Strange City (Cold Spring)

Both Merzbow¬†¬†and Sun Ra’s “music” deal with large scale forces, extending beyond the limits and confines of The Human, towards a more thorough understanding of: The World We Live In; … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Like A Lazy River: Mark Pritchard – Under The Sun (Warp)

On his newest LP for Warp Records, Mark Pritchard gently drifts through every electronic music genre of the last 2 decades like a lazy river. At his height, prolific Australian … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

Sunday Afternoon Movie: The Valley Of Gwangi (1969)

It’s cowboys vs. dinosaurs in the Forbidden Valley in the under-appreciated Ray Harryhausen dino-pic! When i was little, my Mom would occasionally let me stay from church on certain Sundays, … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

EMS & Jeph Nor – Live At Volt Divers

Two mainstays of the Portland synth underground – EMS & Jeph Nor – explore the limits of modular synthesis on Live At Volt Divers, recorded on a freakishly nice Saturday … Continue reading

April 12, 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

Various Artists – An Electrical Storm (Aetheric Records)

Aetheric Records’ stunning new compilation is a perfect storm of drone, lovely ambiance, and harsh noise, in honor of Delia Derbyshire’s classic White Noise project. A storm can have many … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Occult Electronics: Ataraxia – The Unexlained: Electronic Musical Impressions Of The Occult

Magickal modular synths and deep space adventure from The Wozard Of Iz, Mort Garson. It’s surprising that more musicians haven’t turned to electronic instruments to evoke the occult, particularly modular … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 7 Comments

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