Torn Hawk

The alias of producer and visual artist Luke Wyatt, Torn Hawk's music initially revolved around "video mulching" -- Wyatt's term for his style of video editing, which featured heavily processed collages that sampled sources ranging from VHS tapes of '80s teen and action films to pornography -- when he came to prominence in 2009, but he incorporated more original elements over the years. Professing a love of pop culture and cinema (his step-mother owned an independent movie theater in Charlotte, Virginia when he was growing up), his visual and musical output carries a degree of sincerity as well as immediacy. Wyatt's music was first exposed to a wider audience with his Tarifa EP through Ron Morelli's L.I.E.S. white label series in 2012. That year, he was also commissioned by rare '80s boogie reissue label Peoples Potential Unlimited to ... Read Full Biography

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