TUNNEL VISION VOL.1 NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS!

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!OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

***Please read this entire post carefully so that you do not miss any important information***

Tunnel To The Underground Presents: TUNNEL VISION VOL.1!

Tunnel Vision Vol.1 will be a DVD compilation showcasing underground video of all kinds!

This will be the first Video entry to the Tunnel to the Underground compilation series. It will be produced as a DVD-R and distributed by Dark Forest Media. Tunnel to the Underground will also collaborate to set up screenings of this DVD.

It’s going to be like a mini film fest on a DVD, only much more organic.

Visit the official Facebook Event Page HERE!

RULES FOR ENTRY
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  • – MUST BE ORIGINAL. Meaning that you or some one you collaborated with is the soul owner of the video’s content.
  • -Must not exceed 20 mins (Although shorter videos are preferred)
  • -Can not be a lyric video (unless animated).
  • -Will except works of fiction, non-fiction, documentary, music videos, or pretty much anything as long as it pertains to underground video.
  • -If you worked with a collaborator, you must have permission from said collaborator.
  • -No entry fee, but you must purchase your own copy of the DVD ($2.50+Shipping)
  • -DEADLINE IS JUNE 1st. (Subject to change)
  • -Send video using file host such as Mediafire, Dropbox, or any other 3rd party file host. Or mail me a DVD or Data Disc.
  • -Will not rip your videos from Youtube or Vimeo, but you can link me to them for consideration.
  • -Two Submissions Per Artist.


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EMAIL SUBMISSION INQUIRIES TO: Darkforestmedia101@gmail.com

Include “Tunnel Vision” in the Email’s subject.

Info to be included:
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Your Name:

Name of Video:

Genre:

Year:

Run Time:

Format:

Credits:

That’s it for now. Email me if you have any questions. This entire compilation is subject to change.

LET’S DIG THIS FUCKING TUNNEL!

Current Submissions
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Crimson Videos
Justin Thomas Squires

GREEN HELL: A JAY CRIMSON FILM (Now Showing!)

TUNNEL TO THE UNDERGROUND & CRIMSON’S CORONER PRESENTS

GREEN HELL: A JAY CRIMSON FILM

Ladies and Gents, we present to you GREEN HELL: A JAY CRIMSON FILM.

Two drug addicts in search of their next fix unintentionally stumble upon a strange experimental liquid that alters reality and brings the EVIL out of people.

This movie was written and directed by Tunnel to the Underground’s very own Jay Crimson (noclassjay3x) who writes Crimson’s Coroner, and was edited by me (justinthomassquires).

Jay approached me at the beginning of the summer (2013) with a movie he had filmed back in 2006 and 2007. He had a very rough edit of the movie and wanted to re edit and reshape the entire thing. After review of his rough cut I gladly jumped on board.

I began heavy post production at the end of the summer and worked into late October. After we finished post production we had three local showings where the movie was received well (Special thanks to Bryan Keefe for being our projectionist). 

Now we are happy to share this movie with the entire world.

LIKE GREEN HELL ON FACEBOOK to stay up to date on all things GREEN HELL.

TELL ALL YOUR FUCKING FRIENDS. ❤

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GREEN HELL: THE ONLINE PREMIERE!

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Tunnel to the Underground and CRIMSON’S CORONER will be hosting the online premiere of GREEN HELL: A JAY CRIMSON FILM.

So what the fuck is GREEN HELL anyway?

Well, it’s a drugged out horror flick made to play like a damaged VHS tape.

Jay Crimson (who writes a column on this blog called Crimson’s Coroner) contacted me early this summer and asked me if I wanted to edit this horror film he had been sitting on since 2006-07. Upon review of his rough cut I hopped on board. We wrapped up post production by Halloween and had our first local premiere, followed by two others.

We now would like to share this thing with the world (for a moment in time at least)

Thus we will be hosting the video on youtube and letting it stream for a week.

You will be finding the main page here on the blog November 24th, and the movie will stream until the 30th.

You can join the official facebook event page HERE to keep updated. Or just keep checking back at the blog.

In the mean time. CHECK OUT THE TRAILER!

TUNNEL VISION: Bash Nova – Re Volution (( #ambient #trippy ))

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***Tunnel Vision is a column that takes a look at underground and indie films/video and film making.***

I saw that Bash Nova put out a cool new video and I wanted to help share it.

Bash Nova is an awesome ambient sounds project that hails out of Scotland.

In a nut shell: Bash Nova captures the imagery of nature and sifts it through a really awesome kaleidoscope effect. This mixed with the ambient sounds makes for a really enjoyable experience for multiple senses. (Especially if you are smoking weed like I am now.) The song is titled Re Volution and is a track off the new album Contact of Flesh.

So anyway, check out Bash Nova HERE, Download Contact of Flesh for Free HERE, and watch this awesome video below. 

CRIMSON’S CORONER: DM3 FEST 2013

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Hey, what’s new people? Welcome to another edition of CRIMSON’S CORONER! I just figured I would talk about a killer metal festival that’s celebrating it’s 10th year this fall, known only as DM3 FEST 2013!

DM3DM3 FEST started as a get together for metal-heads and punk rockers to hang out and get buzzed up while sitting by a bonfire listening to live bands play. The festival, now in it’s 10th year, started up known as RUBY FEST and this year promises to be even better than the last.

My band, No Class Assassins played DM3 in 2009 and 2010 and it has been one of the funnest things about labor day weekend. National bands such as Vampire Moose, Incantation, The Meatmen, Jungle Rot and more have graced the DM3 stage and numerous local bands from the Michigan area come to perform, as well as various other out-of-state metal/punk bands. This year, bands such as Kill Whitey, The Convalescence, The Black Order, All Ends Black, From Blue To Gray, A Sleepless Malice, Coffin Witch, Sodomized Monkeys, After The Minor, Transcending Fate, Halstatt and Full Strike Frenzy will be performing over the 3-day span.

No Class Assassins will be performing on day #1 this year (Fri Aug 30th) at 8pm following Venomous Walrus from Ohio. Kill Whitey from Detroit will be following No Class Assassins at 845-9pm so we will be in good company. No Class Assassins will also be selling tickets to DM3 FEST 2013 for $15 a ticket. Each ticket is good for the entire festival. That means if you have to go home to take care of something and you want to come back to see a certain band that same night or a different day during the 3-day weekend….you can leave and come back as you please, as long as you are wearing the official DM3 bracelet. All you have to do is text me or leave a voice-mail @ (810) 334-9864 and I will get back to you and make sure you get your ticket!

Here are some videos shot on site at DM3 Festivals of past years. I thought it was important to give you more of an incite on what it’s like at a DM3 festival, because there is a percentage of people who overlook it. That, in my opinion, is a big mistake if you are near Michigan and in the areas…or you want to travel to come to DM3 FEST….you WILL have fun!

TUNNEL VISION: The Music of Erich Zann (Lovecraftian Fan Fiction.)

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***Tunnel Vision is a column that takes a look at underground and indie films and film making.***

Tonight I wanted to sit back and watch a nice horror flick. I was surfing through Netflix and started watching a creature flick called storage 24. I was a good hour into it when I decided that I was watching the same old regurgitated bullshit and that the film was not even worth my time. Thus I hit youtube in search for something ripe and original from the underground.

This is what I found: The Music of Erich Zann

I am a huge Lovecraft fan. I am also a big “fan” of Fan Fiction when it is done right. There is nothing cooler then watching some one take an Idea and give it further justice.

The Music of Erich Zann is originally a H.P. Lovecraft short story. It happens to be one of his only stories I have not gotten around to reading. So I cannot really tell you for certain if they were loyal to the story, but I can tell you that they were loyal to Lovecraftian atmosphere. This short is pretty damn creepy.

Now when I say “they” I might as well say HE because there was a writer/director involved by the name of Jared Skolnick. So I guess he was in charge of continuity right? A group of people worked on this film, which I can only assume was a college project because the ending credits end with the Fairfield University insignia.

This is the synopsis from the youtube channel.

A young student of metaphysics is forced to take the only lodging he can afford, a crumbling and decrepit building in a strange part of the city. Every night, he hears strange and unusual music coming from the room above him, music he cannot describe and cannot ignore.
He finds that the music above is being played by Erich Zann; a mute and eccentric German man who plays at night in a local orchestra. Fascinated by the man’s genius, the student tries to befriend Zann and understand why such a great talent chooses to live in such squalor. Eventually, Howard learns of the secret behind Zann’s music, one too terrifying to imagine.

When I started watching this movie I assumed I was watching a story from Lovecraft’s own time period, the 1920s or the 1930s. For the most part, it seemed that way. I was thrown off balance a little ways in when I realized that the story actually took place during modern times. It was the subtle clues such as the tennis shoes and bic lighters. And later on the transit. I was kind of disappointed in this fact, mainly because they already successfully transported my brain there (In the 20s or 30s). But hey, this wasn’t enough to even come close to ruining it for me.

They did a great job with lighting, and camera angles for the most part. The “steady” cam style shots were not all that steady. But part of it may have been the image stabilizer in the camera itself. The motion shots looked like it was shot using a camera with a cmos sensor, which is notorious for not handling movement smoothly.

The sound design could have used a little bit of work. The music was great, but some times it didn’t blend well. BUT! I know how hard it is to create a movie with excellent sound design. It is no easy task. So it didn’t really take away a whole lot for me.

It may sound like I am complaining, but I am not. I actually enjoy these little “faults” because it gives the movie character. As far as I am concerned this movie is Youtube gold. It is exactly what I am looking for in underground films; something I can sit through and enjoy.

This movie’s running time was 38 mins. This is impressive. That is a lengthy amount of footage for such a small project, so I know these guys must have put alot of time into it. And it’s even more impressive that it was good enough to keep me watching for the whole 38 minutes.

The acting was pretty good too. The lead character didn’t always convince me, but he definately came off as a Lovecraft lead. The old man who played Erick Zann did an outstanding job at being creepy. And the old landlord was probably my favorite actor out of the bunch.

Over all, I really enjoyed this movie. It is underground gold, with a whopping 2 thousand youtube views.

It was dark, creeping, enjoyable, and worth my while. And, it carried the good ol macabre vibes from early Lovecraft classics. And even the cosmic hopelessness of his later classics.

MORE VIDEO: Pollux also summons the madness.

Earlier I was discussing a shocking revelation that RedSK and Dental Work were using noise to summon resonant deities.

Now, it would seem, that France has been bombarded with such demons of chaos as well.

Our friend Pollux shared a disturbing video in the SP Facebook group the other day titled Black Skull. Upon observation, it is clear that he has some how managed to tear a hole into our own reality and take us on a journey through a pineal highway that is sure to rip you out of this world.

Now and only now do I know what it is like to astral travel through a computer wire and slip into oblivion. It is not coincidence that I happened upon this video while super stoned on spirit smoke.

Hurrah for it’s glory.

If you listen closely, you can hear the whispers of the resonant being…

Pretty awesome right ? ❤

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