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12.09.2013 | 127 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
For all its weird edges, Barry Clark's adoptahighway began as a fairly tuneful project electronic project showcasing Clark's ear for warm, plush tones. But perhaps unsurprisingly for an artist who runs in Melt circles and has collaborated with electro-goth maestro Lorn, adoptahighway has drifted in darker directions on its recent releases. His latest track, "Where Your Shadow Goes," is all eerie, ...
09.03.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Lorn's haunted 2012 debut for Ninja Tune records, Ask The Dusk, was one of the rare electronic albums—rare albums period, really—with a distinct sense of world building. With each track, the Milwaukee producer revealed new angles of the ashy, post-apocalyptic landscape he'd created for himself, while being careful not to give up all of its secrets. He built a world worth revisiting, so it's a ...
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
Compiling an annual list of the most noteworthy Milwaukee albums is always one of the most difficult assignments of the year, but this year it was easy in some respects. On one hand, there’s no way to do justice to the breadth
09.18.2012 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee producer Lorn released one of the most exhilarating electronic records of the year this summer with his debut for Ninja Tune, Ask The Dusk, a chilly goth/hip-hop/grime hybrid that, for all its creepiness, stands as his most accessible work yet. Today one of the album's most sublimely sinister standouts gets the singles treatment, as Ninja Tune puts out the "Weigh Me Down" EP, featuring f...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
In the climactic scene of John Fante's 1939 novel Ask the Dust, Fante's grieving alter ego Arturo Bandini takes a copy of his novel and tosses it into the desert. The scene resonated with Milwaukee electronic artist Lorn, who titled his latest...

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