Music Alert: Orbr – Cassena Lander EP (Remastered)

Even though I released Orbr’s debut single Circuit City in June 2020, I was laying the groundwork for Orbr’s true maiden voyage the previous summer.

Orbr is my drum & bass avatar, but the first few songs I recorded under that name were far from the world of jungle. I knew I wanted to lean hard in a sci-fi direction, but I wasn’t sure if I wanted to use house, techno, ambient, or even experimental as the genre vehicle for that work.

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Haunted Mixtape Roundup!

It’s almost Spooktober! That means you have to listen to haunted music at least once a day. It’s like the law.

Thank goodness I’m here! Check out these free mixtapes for hours of terrifying soundscapes.

And don’t forget to visit my haunted bandcamp page for even more weird tunes, all 100% free to stream and download.

Happy haunting!

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What Lies Beneath Could Have Been a Masterpiece

(This review contains spoilers.)

What Lies Beneath (2000) isn’t a great film. Heck, it isn’t even a particularly good film by most people’s standards, given the 47% Rotten Tomatoes score.

It is however one of my favorite films, and it’s not a guilty-pleasure thing or a so-bad-it’s-good thing; I love this film for what it could have been: a masterpiece.

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Music Alert: Orbr – Turquoise Rush

I’m thrilled to announce that Turquoise Rush, the latest single of my drum & bass project Orbr, is out today!

Turquoise Rush showcases Orbr’s dive into the deeper side of drum and bass. On the horizon: furious vintage breaks, pulsating analogue bass drops, twinkling pads, a breathtaking African choir, and lush underwater FX make for a unique and unforgettable coastal jungle experience. Includes an absolutely gorgeous 80s club mix and a bonus free ambient mix.

Turquoise Rush is available everywhere fine music is sold. You can also hear it on Orbr’s Bandcamp, YouTube, Spotify, and SoundCloud channels, and of course you can stream or download any Orbr song at orbrsounds.com!

Music Alert: Orbr – Drunken Noodles

I’m thrilled to announce that Drunken Noodles, the latest single of my drum & bass project Orbr, is out today!

On the menu tonight: wavy analog pads, tinkling bells, barely-controlled growlers, chonky kits, world instruments, and space-age FX weave and hustle throughout Orbr’s high-octane summer slammer Drunken Noodles, a dense and complex liquid joint with distinctly international flavorings and more than a few rough edges. Once again Orbr kicks across subgenres and offers the listener a fresher-than-fresh take on the drum & bass experience. Come get a bellyful!

Drunken Noodles is available everywhere fine music is sold. You can also hear it on Orbr’s Bandcamp, YouTube, Spotify, and SoundCloud channels, and of course you can stream or download any Orbr song at orbrsounds.com!

Video Alert: Thrill Behind Barks / Neil Auch Collab

Last year my darkwave band The Seven Whores of the Apocalypse recorded an experimental noise album under the name Thrill Behind Barks (Three in a Cell).

This year TBB collaborated with decay photographer Neil Auch for the gorgeously upsetting video Blowfly Girl: A Short Film to one of the songs from Three in a Cell, and the result is electrifying.

Many thanks to Chris and Tom of 7W / TBB, and to Neil for allowing us to collaborate on such a fabulous project!