Hasbro Slasher is a musician from Portland, Oregon. Drawing inspiration from video game music, dream pop, nature documentaries, and minimal techno, his music explores combines the uncanny perfections of orchestral VSTs with a desire to musically recreate the feeling of watching clouds form and dissipate above subalpine meadows in the Cascades mountains.
Like the artist’s past work, the airy and ethereal sounds belie darker thematic messages about ecocide and the ever-advancing digitalization in all aspects of modern life, including dreams and the afterlife.
“I’m heavily inspired by the natural world – I aim to make sounds that capture the feeling of watching clouds form on top of a high mountain. I want to aid in and complement spiritual growth that can only come from outside of us – from the immaterial world. I make music to question the false dualities of physical/spiritual, discrete/continuous, human/nature, human/technology…”