Adam Forkner


Adam Forkner

Infobox musical artist
Name = Adam Forkner
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Background = solo_singer
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Alias = White Rainbow
Born = birth date and age|1976|3|27
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Origin = Portland, Oregon
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Genre = psychedelic, ambient, experimental
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Label = Marriage,
States Rights,
K Records,
Yarn Lazer,
Kranky
Associated_acts = Dark Yoga, World, Surface of Eceyon, Yume Bitsu,
URL = http://www.yarnlazer.com/whiterainbow
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Adam Forkner (born 1976) is a musician from Portland, Oregon who releases material and performs as White Rainbow. He was a founding member of Dark Yoga, World, Surface of Eceon and Yume Bitsu.

White Rainbow

White Rainbow is the name of Forkner's solo work.

Discography

as White Rainbow

*"Prism Of Eternal Now" (CD on Kranky Records, 2xLP on Marriage Records, October 2007)
*"Sky Drips Drifts" CD (States Rights Records, July 2007)
*"Sun Shifts" CDR (Yarnlazer, March 2007)
*"BOX" 5CD/1DVD (Marriage Records, 2006)
*"ZOME" CD (States Rights Records, 2005)

as VVRSSNN

*VVRSSNN CD/LP (K Records, 2003)split 7inch w/ Greg Weeks (Spirit of Orr, 2003)

with World

* "s/t" (Marriage Records, 2005)

with Yume Bitsu

*"Wabi Morning" one-sided 12-inch vinyl EP (Burnt Toast Vinyl, 2003)
*"Dryystonian Dreamscapes" CD (States Rights Records/Yarnlazer, 2002)
*"Dryystonian Dreamscapes Volume II" CD (States Rights Records, 2003)
*"The Golden Vessyl of Sound" CD/ double-LP (K Records, 2002)split 12-inch vinyl EP with Elf Power's Andrew Reiger (Planaria Records, 2002)
*"Auspicious Winds" CD/LP (K Records, 2000)
*"s/t" CD (Ba Da Bing!, 1999)
*"Giant Surface Music Falling to Earth Like Jewels From the Sky" CD (Ba Da Bing!, 1998)

with Surface of Eceon/Surface of Eceyon

*"Dragyyn w/ John Barlow" CDR (Spirit of Orr, 2004)
*"Tussyan Ruins" CDEP (Three Lobed, 2003)
*"Dragyyn" CD (Strange Attractors Audio House, 2003)Surface of Eceon/Kinski/Paik 3-way split CDEP (Music Fellowship, 2003)
*"The King Beneath the Mountain" (Strange Attractors Audio House, 2002)

Collaborations

Forkner has collaborated both live and on record with many artists, including:
* Dirty Projectors
* Atlas Sound
* Jackie-O Motherfucker
* Little Wings (aka Kyle Field)
* Honey Owens (aka Valet)
* Thanksgiving (aka Adrian Orange)
* The Microphones (aka Mount Eerie)
* Wolf Colonel (aka Jason Anderson)
* YACHT (aka Jona Bechtolt)
* Bobby Birdman
* The Watery Graves
* Yellow Swans
* Devendra Banhart
* Calvin Johnson
* The Blow
* Panther (band)

References

External links

* [http://wweek.com/editorial/3227/7523 Best New Bands 2006 Willamette Week article]
* [http://treblezine.com/features/132.html Feature article on White Rainbow at treblezine.com]
* [http://thefader.com/blog/articles/2007/10/02/q-a-white-rainbow feature article on White Rainbow at thefader.com]
* [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/31428-interview-yume-bitsu2003 interview with Forkner on Pitchforkmedia.com]
* [http://www.portlandmercury.com/portland/Content?oid=37490&category=22153 article on White Rainbow in the Portland Mercury]
* [http://www.yarnlazer.com/whiterainbow Official White Rainbow/Adam Forkner website]
* [http://www.yarnlazer.com/ Yarnlazer CDR label run by Forkner and Honey Owens]
* [http://www.marriagerecs.com/whiterainbow Marriage Records White Rainbow page with extensive Forkner Discography]
* [http://www.urbanhonking.com/fullspectrum Full Spectrum] (White Rainbow blog)
* [http://www.marriagerecs.com/world World @ Marriage Records]


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