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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


Concert Review / Reflections: Author & Punisher

Author & Punisher with Crawling Human, 11 December 2014 at The Hindenburg, Vancouver.

The machinery, resting unattended atop a group of sturdy wooden work tables on The Hindenburg stage, seems innocuous: a massive metal cylinder, which resembles a scale model of a grain bin, is flanked on one side by a gutted keyboard decked with a row of oversized black knobs, and on the other side sits a reconfigured metalworking lathe. 639 more words


Phil Anselmo thinks the guy is a genius... is up to you to agree... or not

I’m not a fan of electronic music, so I’ll take some time, try to digest it and then comment properly. All I can say is it sounds pretty heavy and dense. 523 more words

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Author and Punisher Interview - Housecore Horror Film Festival

When I heard the good news (and not the word of the lord, don’t be vile), that Author and Punisher was to be playing at Housecore Horror this year, I did an industrial style stomping of robot feet dance. 1,206 more words

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Video: Mechanized doom metal, Arduino style

Over the years, engineer and musician Tristan Shone has created a formidable arsenal of Atmel-based, Arduino-powered machines to perform his unique brand of doom metal.  225 more words


Weird Live Review: Author and Punisher

In our dystopian future, when the machines take over and we humans are forced to live in abandoned subway tunnels, our new cyborg overlords are gonna have massive raves in ruined sports arenas, where they’ll blast… 347 more words


Author & Punisher is back on tour this January

It can’t be easy for Author & Punisher‘s Tristan Shone to haul his massive “doom machine” instruments all over the country. But he’s doing it again next month, and once again he’s mostly doing it as an opening act for former Pantera lead singer Philip H. 161 more words

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