Dark Side of the Crystal



Suspended Sensory Glitch


Suspended Sensory Glitch from Malaki Stahl on Vimeo.

Music by Marcus Price from the new album Four/3. Video by Malaki Stahl.




This weekend: The 7th annual Debacle Fest kicks off with the opening ceremonies at Cairo on Friday. The evening begins with the premiere screening of Jonas Rheinhardt’s experimental science fiction film Ganymede at 7:00pm followed by Danny Paul GrodySpectrum Control(Dewey Mahood of Plankton Wat/Eternal Tapestry), Chris Davis, Garek Druss and Dialing In. Only $5.00!! For more info check out Dave Segal’s piece in The Stranger.

Porcelain Guitar Gods


photo by Patrick Neill Gundran

Live from the dual excremeditation shrines of Hollow Earth Radio, Throne Lords perform at last Saturday’s Eiderdown Sound Salon.
Walrus Machine also laid down the free form grooves that night but didn’t hog the bathroom.

A Happening In West Seattle


Ceremony Music For Spore Alter

This Friday March 14th 8-12:00- A multi-faceted evening of sound, video and performance at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle. Musical performances by Corum and White Gourd (members of Portland free form freaks Million Brazilions), SPEARS (Michael Sauder of Geist and the Sacred Ensemble), Arrington de Dionyso (Malaikat dan Singa) and Karnak Temples. With new electronic video incantations by One Eye. Shut down those pesky frontal lobes and experience the power of transmental light therapy. Light motion sound ritual for reality dislocation and cerebral massage.

Dustin Wong


New solo guitar music from Dustin Wong. He is on tour now in support of his latest release from Thrill Jockey Records Mediation of Ecstatic Energy and will be at the Comet in Seattle October 2oth.

Portable Shrines Astral Voyages Mix vol. I


The first in a series: Portable Shrines Astral Voyages Mix recorded live from vinyl by DJ One Eye March 2013 across the universe and into your ear hole. Enjoy!

Resurrection – Intro Theme, NGC 891 – Edgar Freose, You and It – Steve Tibbtz, Please Don’t Bother Me Anymore – Shin Joong Hyun, HLD4 – Cave, Drum Tunnel – Sandy Nelson, Trails – Moon Duo, Sweet Sure Gone – MV & EE, Feel The Spirit – Heaven & Earth, Smog – Dug Dug’s, Current – Jonas Munk, Stromlinien – Michael Rother, Kenya Sunset – High Wolf, Celestial Nights – Michael Garrison

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future freaks


A night of new weird electronic sounds this thursday at the Comet.

Brain Pulse Music


What do our brains sound like? Find out when Masaki Batoh of japanese progressive psych-rock legends Ghost brings his Brain Pulse Music project to the states for the first time. He’ll be appearing at the Communikey Festival in Boulder, CO April 26, Austin Psych Fest on April 27th and on May 2nd he brings his multi-media mind experiment to Chop Suey in Seattle. Brain Pulse Music is described as “experimental bioelectric procedure that uses electronic and musical processes developed by Batoh to reconcile the spirit and the body. The project is the result of years of research into the bioelectric functions of the human brain combined with the traumatic aftermath of Japan’s Great East Earthquake.”

Chop Suey & Portable Shrines Present:

Masaki Batoh’s Brain Pulse Music
With Special Guest Vance Galloway and Noise Poet Nobody
8pm doors $12 Adv/ $15 DOS www.strangertickets.com



Come get even more Distorted this Wednesday 11/28 during the Lunar Full Moon Eclipse! It’s the 2nd installment of the bi-monthly {{DISTORTIONS}} Psych DJ Night at the LoFi. Resident DJs Explorateur and Veins have been burning up the decks lately with some of the most finely curated and far-out sounds you are likely to hear on this backwoods planet. Alien soundtracks, acid rock, psych funk, vintage electronic futurism and uncategorizable delights will pass through your ear holes all night. This time they will be joined by DJ One Eye of Portable Shrines (who used to bring you ye olde Wednesday night freak-outs at The Living Room). One Eye’s Portable Shrines Light Show will be in full effect as well so prepare to have your orbs dazzled by synergistic 4-D light mandalas.

9:00PM-2:00AM 21+ The LoFi 429 Eastlake Ave East, Seattle

Falling Spectre


This Monday night 11/8 at the Comet: Masaki Batoh of Japanese avant-rock legends Ghost brings his Falling Spectre tour to Seattle along with the mighty sound sorcerer known as Jabon and those travelers of the void Tiny Light.   DJ Veins will bring the vinyl.

Batoh and Jabon will continue the tour together down the coast:

11/9/10 Mississippi Studios Portland OR w/ Jabon
11/10/10 The Storm Ship Arcata CA w/ Jabon
11/11/10 The Vortex Room San Francisco CA w/ The Young Elders
11/12/10 Ghost Town Gallery Oakland CA w/ Sic Alps
11/13/10 Pappy and Harriets Pioneertown Palace Pioneertown CA w/ White Magic (solo)
11/14/10 Spaceland Los Angeles CA w/ White Magic (solo) and Young Elders