A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Warning: this video contains elements that may affect those with photosensitivity.  The newest single to come from Arthur King Presents, the experimental release series under the Dangerbird label, is by Tortoise-member-turned-left-field noisemaker, John Herndon aka A Grape Dope. “Puppet Clubbing” is a twisted ride with a consistent beat, made all the more compelling by the mostly-animated music video, made by Herndon himself.  Continue reading A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Explore Grand Escalante with Arthur King Duo Peter Walker (of Eulogies) and Aaron Espinoza (of Earlimart)

Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Arthur King is not one particular person; it is a dynamic art collective, usually addressed as Arthur King & the Night Sea when referring to its 7-piece ensemble. But this time it’s just Peter Walker and Aaron Espinoza, venturing the plateaus of Utah with only each other and their recording equipment. Their new album, Changing Landscapes … Continue reading Explore Grand Escalante with Arthur King Duo Peter Walker (of Eulogies) and Aaron Espinoza (of Earlimart)