Mike Darkfloor – March 2020
Here are my selections for March.
A strange month make no mistake – from the last rave of Bangface to nation wide pandemic lockdown all in a few weeks. This month the style traverse the likes of acid electro from Analogical Force and Dwaallicht. Slam’s slamming rework of the Nitzer Ebb classic Join In The Chant. Bloody fantastic broken Swedish techno from SHXCXCHCXSH and their new EP for Mord. More acid electro, on a lighter, deep dip from Dublin’s Lunar Disko Records and Cignol. From Dadub’s latest EP A Sun Called Moon, I’ve picked I Will Gladly Die (For The Same Reason) – a dubbed sludge roller. Side note: be sure to check out Mantis Radio 306, featuring a session from Inner8, founder and one half of Dadub.
Crossing Avenue’s remix of An Infinity of Sand by Foreign Material is lush and deep percussive tech, forthcoming on Italian label Supercinema Recordings. On a bit of a tougher tip comes Persistence Dub by Macedonian producer Stojche, fresh out on Spanish imprint Sungate Records. This one comes with some great artwork by Abel Fdez.
Dropping April 15 comes a wicked 5 track EP called Brain Waves from the namesake Swiss label – Brainwaves. From it I’ve picked Rapid Transit System, but honestly, anything from this EP is dope – crunched up stompy breaks. Something shimmering, touching on epic is next on my 10 track run down, taken from the latest release by City. Piloted is taken from the Canadian producer’s latest EP – Trance Cult Metal. Closing out this month’s select is Polar by Etapp Kyle, taken from his new EP for Ostgut Ton. Aptly named, the track is an ice cold low slung roll of a track.
Bonus. Another crunched up breaks meets stomp thud style cut – this time from West Norwood Cassette Library’s Stavrogin. LMajor on the remix.
Click the label link for places to get and/or hear the tracks. As per usual, ain’t no order to these.
Mike Darkfloor – March 2020
Dwaallicht – Humidex [Analogical Force]
Nitzer Ebb – Join In The Chant (Slam Rework) [Soma Quality Recordings]
SHXCXCHCXSH – VVOV [Mord]
Cignol – Basic Information [Lunar Disko Records]
Dadub – I Will Gladly Die (For The Same Reason) [Ohm Resistance]
Foreign Material – An Infinity of Sand (Crossing Avenue remix) [Supercinema]
Stojche – Persistence Dub [Sungate Records]
Estebahn – Rapid Transit System [Brainwaves]
City – Piloted [city33]
Etapp Kyle – Polar [Ostgut Ton]
Stavrogin – Echo Ins (LMajor remix) [West Norwood Cassette Library]
- Mantis Radio 343 – Surgeon
- PRIMER: An Introduction to Surgeon
- Mike Darkfloor plays Imaginarium & Towards Collapse this coming weekend (London)
- Luke Lund reups his 90s era bassbin techno dub mix
- Darkfloor 74 – thatboytim – Hardcore mini-megamix
- Ingen performing live at Fold for Combat Recordings – March 2022