Adam Forkner

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Adam Forkner
Also known asWhite Rainbow
Born (1976-03-27) March 27, 1976 (age 42)
OriginMonterey, California
GenresPsychedelic, ambient, electronic, experimental
States Rights,
K Records,
Yarn Lazer,
Associated actsWhite Rainbow, Yume Bitsu, Dirty Projectors, Surface of Eceyon, Rob Walmart, Purple & Green, Atlas Sound

Adam Forkner (born March 27, 1976) is a musician / producer from Monterey, California, USA, who has performed as White Rainbow since 2003.


As White Rainbow[edit]

  • ZOME (2005)
  • BOX (2006)
  • Sun Shifts (2007)
  • Sky Drips Drifts (2007)
  • Prism Of Eternal Now (2007)
  • New Clouds (2009)
  • THRU.U LP (2014)

As VVRSSNN[edit]

With World[edit]

  • s/t (2005)

With Yume Bitsu[edit]

  • Giant Surface Music Falling to Earth Like Jewels From the Sky (1998)
  • s/t (1999)
  • Auspicious Winds (2000)
  • split EP w/ Andrew Reiger (2002)
  • The Golden Vessyl of Sound (2002)
  • Dryystonian Dreamscapes (2002)
  • Dryystonian Dreamscapes Volume II (2003)
  • Wabi Morning (2003)

With Surface of Eceon/Surface of Eceyon[edit]

  • The King Beneath the Mountain (2002)
  • Dragyyn (2003)
  • Tussyan Ruins (2003)
  • Dragyyn (2004)

Other projects[edit]

  • Rob Walmart - an improvised electronic music collective
  • We Like Cats - a dub-influenced collaboration with Honey Owens (Miracles Club, Valet) and Eva Salens (Inca Ore) (Defunct)

Personal life[edit]

On February 18, 2016, Forkner's former girlfriend Christine Messersmith filed a formal report alleging that she and Forkner had been involved in a physical altercation three days earlier. According to LA Weekly, the police report filed by Messersmith indicated that she hit Forkner after a verbal dispute and Forkner pushed her to the ground then followed her into the house and attacked her. The L.A. City Attorney's office rejected the case due to "low likelihood of conviction based on the evidence", after which Messersmith posted photographs on Facebook describing the altercation.[1]


  1. ^ Kissel, Chris (March 29, 2016). "Adam Forkner, aka White Rainbow, Will Not Face Criminal Charges in Alleged Domestic Assault". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved December 30, 2016.

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