Only Now

Represented Worldwide

Only Now is the land where cyberpunk visions, ancient rhythms, and cult explorations into cosmic sound collide for profound results. Tuned metal, proto-real synthesis, and obsidian walls of atmosphere make up this reality unto itself. The project is a result of San Francisco based Kush Arora, who for over 19 years has produced uncompromising underground music. Whether he’s making Indo Caribbean dancehall, reworking kuduro, or creating ambience, his signature sound traverses genre lines and connects dots few dare to combine. Influences can be heard from Buraka Som Sistema to Wax Trax Records and haunting film soundtracks peppering Only Now. Definitions can only describe so much, Only Now’s roots lie with unbridled experimentation and a wall of sonic low end.


2017 – Timeslave [Infinite Machine]
2017 – Elements [Polar Sounds]
2016 – Hollow
2016 – s/t

FACT – Only Now blends black metal, industrial and kuduro on Eternal Binding EP
The Ransom Note – Only Now reveals new three track experimental EP ‘Eternal Binding
The Bay Bridged – Kush Arora, aka Only Now, on metal and MUTEK
Resident Advisor reviews MUTEK San Fransisco w/ Only Now, Moritz Von Oswald, Equinoxx, Kyoka, Debit
KQED Arts interview
Dave Smith Instruments Interview
Thump Premieres “Liquid Eyes” from Infinite Machine EP
XLR8R Premieres “Bound”
Mixmag Announces “Timeslave” EP for Infinite Machine
Shambala Interview + Mix
Fact Mag Review
Dummy Mag Interview
XLR8R Feature
CVLT Nation Review