A Journal Of The Dark Arts

Lovecraftian Futurism: New Leaders Of The Eldritch Noise – The Art Of Eldritch Noise

“There in the narrow hall, outside the bolted door with the covered keyhole, I often heard sounds which filled me with an indefinable dread—the dread of vague wonder and brooding … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Isobel Ccircle~ – The House In Harbour Park (Auditory Field Theory)

Are you familiar with the method of loci mnemonic device for public speaking, where the speaker places the pertinent points of interest around a mental construct of their home? This … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

CHXFX – Guided Busways/Undercroft (Polytechnic Youth)

Electronic music seems to inherently conjure images of the speculative and the sci-fi. Whether it’s because classic sci-fi filmmakers took to the electronic instruments early, as a way to evoke … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Backward Listening: Ekoplekz – Unfidelity (Planet Mu)

Been meaning to post about this since it came out, back in March. Since Planet Mu has just released their second collection of Nick Edward chunes this year, Four Track … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

Laica – Environs (Alrealon Musique)

Artist: Laica Title: Environs Label: Alrealon Musique Sounds Like: A warehouse in a black hole. File Under: Soundscape, Field Recordings, Musique Concrete, Abstract, Dark Ambient, Dub On Environs, Laica takes … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost Trail & The Implicit Order – The Blackridge Tapes

Imagine: It is Halloween. You are sitting at home. Maybe watching television. Maybe not. Feeling lame for not going out, for not seizing the opportunity. You decide to say Fuck … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drolle – It’s Raining In Your Room

Artist: Drolle Label: Little League Records Release Date: 9.13 File Under: mumblecore, mnml, atmospheric, cloudy, dreamy, poetic, dr0ne, naturalist, sound art, furniture music For fans of: Celer, Machinefabriek, Brian Eno, … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Boyd Rice & Frank Tovey – Easy Listening for the Hard of Hearing

   Listening to the 12 Excerpts off of Easy Listening for the Hard of Hearing is like walking through an empty factory, whose machines are running themselves.    All the … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

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