Almost an institution in Portland, Oregon (where he is currently Music Curator at the Yale Union contemporary-art center), Adam Forkner has been making meditative, ambi-tasting, improvised master jams (punctuated with dance-floor rhythms) since the mid-'90s?in collaboration with others in Yume Bitsu and World, and solo as [] and White Rainbow. The music of White Rainbow flows through assorted albums on the Kranky, States Rights, and Marriage labels. ?Darker Drifts? (4:20 excerpt) is from his third Gnar release, White Rainbow Gnarchives Vol. 1. Head food.
White Rainbow has released albums on Kranky, States Rights Records, marriage records and Gnar Tapes and has recently self-released several albums via his bandcamp digital storefront.
Beyond his own musical output, Forkner has worked as both an instrumentalist and producer with a wide array of contemporary musicians including Jackie-O Motherfucker, Atlas Sound, Dirty Projectors, D Yellow Swans, Yacht, Adrian Orange, Little Wings, Devendra Banhart, and many others.
His past projects include Yume Bitsu, Surface Of Eceon, Vvrssnn, World and Dark Yoga.