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"Demands re-listens and offers more on each pass."

- Andrew McNally, Allston PUdding
(on Cosmic Bummer's EP)

"A promising set of 80s-steeped post-punk and darkwave that carries a brooding, shadowy, noirish streak throughout."

- Alex Ruder, KEXP & Hush Hush Records
(on Foxxxy Mulder's Heretic

"A wonderfully constructed album, rich in both texture and depth."

- Kevin Burke, Peek-A-Boo Magazine
(on Foxxxy Mulder's Heretic

David Kumler is a musician, producer, multimedia artist, and academic currently based in New Orleans.

Kumler is best known for his work with the post-punk/darkwave duo Foxxxy Mulder, a long-running collaboration with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Kori Hensell. His solo musical endeavors include the electronic/synthwave project Occult A/V and the noise techno project Nonlethal Weapons. In the past, Kumler has performed and released music with various groups and under various monikers, including Cosmic Bummer, The Lumberjacks, Soul Sisters, and Night Terrors.

Kumler has also produced numerous music videos and album artwork for his various projects. His aesthetic relies heavily on collage and digital manipulation.

Kumler releases music through is own Deathrage Collective, a vehicle for his various projects and personas as well as a record label in its own right.

Outside of music and art, Kumler holds a PhD in American Literature and Culture and currently teaches at Tulane University. His research centers on horror, the occult, popular dissent, and racial formation.

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