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May 08, 2013

Drexciya – the film.

Inspired by the myth behind Detroit’s fabled Drexciya is a super 16mm film short.

May 02, 2013

Electro is alive and well agrees Richard Brophy and Juno Plus

Earlier this week a rather excellent article was published on Juno Plus, penned by Richard Brophy. Highlighting the ever enduring appeal of proper Electro.

April 23, 2013

The doom has dropped, Sunn O))) back-cat available direct from band

Stephen O’Malley & Greg Anderson as Sunn O))) are as influential as they are intense, explore their back catalogue.

April 22, 2013

new Death Abyss EP drops in May on Rodz Konez

A heads up on the new Death Abyss ‘We Do As We Please’ EP due May 9th on Rodz Konez

April 17, 2013

Dead Baby In A Plastic Bag announce mixtape for Modern Trips

The Darkfloor approved mix duo Dead Baby In A Plastic Bag announce their cassette only mixtape for Modern Trips. Limited to 100 copies.

April 09, 2013

watch King Midas Sound’s video for ‘Aroo’ forthcoming on Ninja Tune.

watch the video for King Midas Sound’s track ‘Aroo’ forthcoming on Ninja Tune.

April 09, 2013

Beardyman announces his Beardytron_5000 mkII – a real time audio engine

The incredible live performer Beardyman announces his new custom built real time audio engine – Beardytron_5000 mkII.

March 25, 2013

Preview Exium’s album A Sensible Alternative to Emotion, dropping May.

Preview A Sensible Alternative to Emotion bySpanish duo Exium coming soon on Oscar Mulero’s Pole Recordings label.

March 12, 2013

Unknown Precept prep double vinyl ft. Ancient Methods, Casual Violence, Svreca +more

News of a double 12″ release featuring Ancient Methods, Casual Violence, Violetshaped, Svreca and more…

March 07, 2013

this Saturday, Darkfloor Live is back, with Dead Sound vs Videohead and Patscan

That’s right, we’re back – Darkfloor Live returns to London to begin a monthly series of events, kicking off this Saturday, March 9th.

February 24, 2013

Studiofeed’s The Art of the Remix

Studiofeed’s Philip James de Vries piece on the art of the remix with contributions from Jesse Somfay aka Borealis

February 22, 2013

fresh DVNT mix airs tonight on FSOLboard’s Terminal Radio

The 4th transmission of Terminal Radio’s super quadrant meta-brain mixes makes its début broadcast.

February 21, 2013

vote Imaginary Forces for the Quietus’ Cult Star Award on 6 Music

Imaginary Forces has been nominated for the “Quietus’ Cult Star Award On 6 Music”.

December 18, 2012

broadcasting tonight / DVNT + URSA in session.

Join both Darkfloor’s editor in chief DVNT and fellow Darkfloor resident Ursa for an impromptu session tonight.

December 05, 2012

Darkfloor 4.0

A few weeks back now we launched Darkfloor 4.0. What is that you ask. Simply, a major update to the look of this site.

December 01, 2012

Mantis Radio now syndicated on Techno.FM

From tomorrow our resident show and original Darkfloor home Mantis Radio is to be syndicated on Techno.FM.

September 20, 2012

Details of Ursa’s tour with Japanese electronica artist Coppe’ & Bit-Phalanx

A core member of Darkfloor, Ursa embarks on a UK tour supporting Japanese artist Coppe’ + London label Bit-Phalanx from tomorrow, September 21st.

August 29, 2012

LDN FRI 07.09.12 / Darkfloor Live presents Dimentia + Split Horizon

Right then, Darkfloor Live #4 is imminent. On Friday September 7th, from Oakland, California we present two hardware flexing sound technicians in the form of Dimentia and Split Horizon.

July 30, 2012

Tonight in London it is Darkfloor Live w/ Inigo Kennedy & Phat Chex, and the Distant EP launch party.

Tonight, August 3rd, Darkfloor Live is very happy to present techno heavyweight Inigo Kennedy and the dynamic Phat Chex. As ever it will be a loud, intimate and free evening of forward thinking techno, electro and bass.

July 13, 2012

An interview with Dopplereffekt’s Kim Karli

The excellent Drexciya Research project just published an interview with Kim Karli, who was part of Dopplereffekt from ’94 to ’97.

July 04, 2012

LDN tonight – Darkfloor Live presents Flint Kids + Second Line

This Friday July 6th we are very pleased to present our continuing series of intimate and loud sound at Darkfloor Live. Featuring Flint Kids (live) and Second Line

May 31, 2012

Friday June 1st: the Darkfloor Live event series begins in London with special guests: Voidloss and Coefficient

Following our fantastic live event in February celebrating 100 shows of Mantis Radio we return to London Bridge venue The Miller to begin a series of monthly sessions: Darkfloor Live.

March 27, 2012

Death Abyss + Girls Revenge – Voudou Nation on Rodz Konez

Coming soon on Rodz Konez – Voudou Nation, featuring Death Abyss and Girls Revenge.

March 16, 2012

Tipper – Puzzle Dust EP

Check out the title track from Dave Tipper’s forthcoming EP ‘Puzzle Dust’ – ESSENTIAL SOUND.

March 05, 2012

Posthuman – Nebula EP on Acroplane

Dropping mid April comes Posthuman’s inaugural release for that fine Belfast digital imprint Acroplane Recordings.

February 22, 2012

Swarm Intelligence – Shards on Stastis Records

Forthcoming on Berlin netaudio label Stasis Records, Shards is some of label head Swarm Intelligence’s finest work yet.

February 10, 2012

Mantis Radio 100, live in London with Kronos Device, Blackmass Plastics, Paul Blackford, Stormfield, TIOA

So, the milestone has finally arrived. Mantis Radio celebrates it’s 100th show with a live event ft. Kronos Device, Blackmass Plastics, Paul Blackford…

February 02, 2012

DJ Madd – The Real & The Shadow / Blackbox

Hungarian born, Budapest based Peter Simon aka DJ Madd gears up for his debut LP release with ‘The Real & The Shadow’, due for release soon on Blackbox.

December 31, 2011

NYE / The Sedna Sessions on Future Music

The Sedna Sessions NYE broadcast ft. DVNT, Galaxian, Hanal, Pip Williams, Plant 43, Phat Chex, Laica, Adapta, Carl Finlow, Up Digital, Mike Stern…

December 19, 2011

Posthuman back catalog – free / pay-what-you-want

It is the season for gifts after all. For a limited time, until January 1st 2012 Posthuman‘s back catalogue is available to download for free or as pay-what-you-want

December 15, 2011

Carl A. Finlow to release his entire output digitally

Electro stalwart Carl A. Finlow (Silicon Scally aka Voice Stealer aka Random Factor) ups back catalogue to Bandcamp.

December 01, 2011

Mad-Tek – Midnight Oil / Digital Distortions

Bristol’s bass men Mad-Tek ready up a new three track EP for Digital Distortions.

December 01, 2011

remix From A Tree Records duo Fabrics

Fabrics + From A Tree Records have launched a remix competition.

November 16, 2011

Guise – Capillary EP / Singularity

Following on Rory St John’s devastatingly textured EP ‘Epoch’, Singularity Recordings offer up a new artist on their roster California’s GUISE.

November 09, 2011

Death Abyss – Dominate Through Will on Rodz-Konez

Techno imprint Rodz Konez are all set to release the labels first LP and responsible are the mysterious dark and heavy production outfit Death Abyss.

November 01, 2011

oyaarss in session tonight, for Mantis Radio.

On Mantis Radio tonight, we present a Baltic producer constantly pushing his sonic palette to its limit – oyaarss.

October 17, 2011

Inigo Kennedy – Revenge on Token

Belgium record label Token unleash their 19th release from Inigo Kennedy, backed with one strong remix from man of the moment Blawan.

October 16, 2011

this week on Mantis Radio – Bas Mooy

Coming up this week on Darkfloor’s Mantis Radio – Audio Assault’s Bas Mooy.

October 04, 2011

Mad EP returns, in session tonight on Mantis Radio

Mad EP returns for a second session on Mantis Radio.

September 24, 2011

An Interview with Herd (Deepest Tangents)

Recent Mantis Radio guest Herd interviewed by tuningintoobscure

September 19, 2011

tonight – Mantis Radio present Perc (live)

tonight – Mantis Radio present Perc (live)

September 13, 2011

Radioactive Man & Bass Junkie join forces

Radioactive Man & Bass Junkie join forces as The Brink

September 06, 2011

on Mantis Radio tonight, Belfast’s Hoth System

On Mantis Radio tonight we head to Northern Ireland, Belfast in fact, to bring you the machine flexing production work of Hoth System.

August 23, 2011

AAIMON in session tonight on Mantis Radio

We head to San Diego this week to bring you the dark and murky sounds of AAIMON.

May 03, 2011

tonight on Mantis Radio, Vector Commander

tonight on Mantis Radio, the return of Alex Strunz aka Vector Commander.

April 05, 2011

on Mantis Radio tonight, KidChameleon & Casual Breakin’

on Mantis Radio tonight, KidChameleon & Casual Breakin’

March 22, 2011

tonight on Mantis Radio we present Pleq

on tonight’s Mantis Radio we have in session, Pleq.

March 06, 2011

this week on Mantis Radio, Black Smith Craft

Coming up this week on Mantis Radio, French techno producer Tyler Smith under his tougher Black Smith Craft alias.

February 20, 2011

On Mantis Radio this week, Dead Sound + Videohead

On Mantis Radio this week, Dead Sound + Videohead

January 10, 2011

tomorrow on Mantis Radio, we’ve Blackmass Plastics

Blackmass Plastics serves up a session for Mantis Radio.

November 30, 2010

an exclusive DVNT guest mix, airs tomorrow on Serbia’s EMITER / Elektrana Radio

Broadcasting weekly out of Serbia comes the EMITER show on Elektrana Radio, on December 1st catch an exclusive DVNT guest mix.

October 23, 2009

mmiinewspipe . midnightminustwo

Those in the know will already be aware that on top of running all things MANTIS and darkfloor electronica, I co-run the music label midnightminustwo, with a great producer Clodhoppa. On last week’s radio show, OG was our guest and it was so timed as to celebrate his début release with us at mmii.

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July 10, 2009

Galaxian releases strictly limited CD End of Forever

Galaxian releases strictly limited CD End of Forever containing unreleased tracks, via his own Doppelganger Records.

May 29, 2009

exclusive DVNT mix on Pointblank FM tonight

Airing tonight, an exclusive 15 minute electro session by DVNT for pirate station Pointblank FM

May 10, 2009

catch DVNT DJing this Saturday in Bristol for Oxfam

To those in Bristol, you can catch DVNT performing this coming Saturday, 16th May 2009 at The Farm.