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Author & Punisher - Cologne, Germany 01/23/2016

From the Editor:  Author & Punisher is a powerful one man act.  Period.  Full stop.  We were first introduced to Tristan’s body of work through our friends at Housecore and through the Kid.   1,600 more words

Music Interview

Machines in Paradise: An Interview with Author & Punisher's Tristan Shone

Last week’s announcement of Author & Punisher‘s spring tour of North America (in support of Weedeater) included a Vancouver date, which came as a pleasant surprise – we’ve been absolutely spoiled for Tristan Shone’s machine doom performances (most recently September 2015 and previously December 2014) and, while we were aware of the upcoming European tour beginning on Saturday in France, fans of the industrial-concrete project can never get enough; this news was like a second Christmas. 1,246 more words


Album review: Author & Punisher - Melk en Honing

Although the deconstruction of modern technology was a key principle of the earliest, experimental forms of industrial music, its distinctive combination of analogue electronics, musique concrete sound pallet, and punk DIY aesthetic was gradually replaced with digital instruments, software, and pop sensibilities that facilitated the mutation of the genre from genuine art movement to “edgy” dance music. 551 more words