If new art is born, it will be born out of disgust.

Four Haiku

I.

Ill on a journey;
my dreams wander
over a withered moor.

II.

The sea darkens;
the voices of the wild ducks
are faintly white.

III.

Now the swinging bridge
is quieted with creepers
like our tendrilled life.

IV.

By the old temple,
peach blossoms;
a man treading rice.

Companion art: "Introverted Circumstances" by Jared C. Balogh

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Check out this new video for “Synthramesc” off of The Object of My Perversion EP. Download the EP for free.

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The War Orphans, a band on the Sophisticated Ape roster,  debuted their experimental composition, “Shanklish,” on a compilation called “Dream Topography,” put out by Argali Records. It was a reaction to atrocities in Syria. It’s dark and noisy and brutally fun. We think it lies somewhere between early Butthole Surfers and John Zorn’s Painkiller. Check … Continue reading “Shanklish,” by The War Orphans, Debuts on Argali Records Compilation

NEW RELEASE! The Object of My Perversion by Grandpa’s Panties

Grandpa’s Panties is John’s music project. The Object of My Perversion is an EP of odds and ends that he was kicking around while learning audio engineering. You can download the tracks for free from SoundCloud. More info: http://grandpaspanties.com/

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