Premiere: Dark Forces by The Allegorist plunges us into a gorgeously surreal, shamanistic future

It’s the ultimate neo-futuristic concept album, complete with invented language for the lyrics (“Mondoneoh”) and a protagonist known as Dragon Rider. But the music is exquisitely composed 21st-century cinematic electronics. Anna Jordan’s The Allegorist has produced a fanciful opus for total immersion.

Here’s a listening and buying guide for electronic music on another Bandcamp Friday

This year is a constant reminder that even in dark times, there are musical messages to hear. Bandcamp has extended their Fridays giving back commissions to artists, so it’s another chance to stock up on downloads and assemble a collection you’ll listen to on repeat.

Peter Kirn - September 4, 2020

Gorgeous ambient and adventurous sounds fill 9128 with A Strangely Isolated Place

Tune in, bliss out, and keep the stream running – and play it with the only live video stream you need, live jellyfish.

Peter Kirn - March 21, 2020

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