It’s our end of year special. DVNT hosts a special extended 3hr Mantis Radio squeezing in most of his favourite tracks, artists and albums from 2017.
Herd’s 12″ ‘ARTEATER’ makes it to Headphone Commute’s best of 2016 list, alongside Lakker, Lustmord, 36, Fennesz, The Caretaker, Svarte Greiner, Gidge, …
Yves De May and Peter Van Hoesen return as Sendai for their 3rd album ‘Figure and Ground’.
Arell’s boss Laica lays down his thoughts on Hexa’s soundtrack to David Lynch’s exhibition ‘Factory Photographs’.
We pick some of our favourite tracks from the 17 on Blueprint’s 20 year celebratory compilation.
US electro artist Dimentia drops the 1st of two new EPs – ‘Broadcast Frequency’. We take a listen.
Hear previews of Aino Tytti’s new album ‘Millennium Mills’, available via Touch
We review Blood Mute’s self titled debut for the long running Irish imprint Acroplane.
Dave Laica really connects with Slowdive drummer Simon Scott’s new solo album for Ash International, ‘Insomi’
‘Static’ by Mingle is one of the gentlest and most approachable from the glitch electronica experimentalist label Kvitnu.
Huck Farper, Bone Skippers and Myskoxe all get a remix of Kenny Campbell’s ‘Syphilis Sandwich’ on Club Poison.
Inorganic Audio’s Conall reviews NB Audio’s EP ‘Mind 2 Dark’.
Seattle based Dust drop new release’ Paypig’. We take a listen to the two tracker.
We review the dark tech of Dekode’s new EP for Martyn Hare’s Emetic imprint, backed with a remix from Autofake’s Dave Tarrida
we review the forthcoming ‘Acid for the Road’ EP from Ricochet Records’ Muni Manuka feat. Cane (Funckarma) and Michael Lovatt
Properly dope electro business from a label that knows how it goes – Electrix’s ‘Nice Guy EP’ from Fleck E.S.C., featuring Carl Finlow + Pip Williams.
Pished on Drugs is a nameless Scottish producer who creates, records, masters and uploads – in one session – with no editing, narly techno business.
we review end fence’s remix EP of Brooklyn Grindcore band Grudges, ft. Create Her, Zerfallmench, Monolog, Ames Henry, Machine Woman + Espectra Negra
Belfast’s techno knight Hoth System drops a 4 tracker on netlabel Audioexit. We take a listen.
Ahead of Bloc’s return to festivals in Minehead, we take a listen to their label’s upcoming EP from Alex Coulton feat. Function/Inland
we review the 2/3 tBD project Application and it’s Remixes ft. Scanner, Haswell, Mark Fell, Beneath, Geiom, Pye Audio Corner + Application themselves.
we review ‘hopes (disintegration)’, the 3rd EP from the US/UK drone duo of the dones * black_ops
Reviewed – ‘When Her Story Ends’ from Pale Noir’s MAHR, feat versions by Black Panel Skript, WIKAN, D/SIR, and Darkfloor favourite Bombardier.
We review Bass Agenda’s four track ‘Closer Than Tears’ EP from Dmitry Distant, featuring a remix by Commuter.
Inorganic Audio’s Sublogos reviews 2562’s new album ‘The New Today’
British dark ambient label Kalpamantra release ‘Our Gods Never Sleep’ from US musician Randal Collier-Ford. We take a listen.
Savier (Savagen) lets it all out on his new EP ‘Guts Rage’.
Ursa reviews Locked Groove’s latest EP, ‘Thesseus’ for Permanent Vacation, backed with a beautifully crunchy remix by Clockwork
we review Armatura’s ‘Never Let The Gods Decide’ EP from Raphael Acohen. A brilliant, fractured, gravel pitted stomper of a release.
Inorganic Audio’s Jord (Sublogos) reviews the new Sudanim EP on Her Records.
Inorganic Audio’s Conall looks with his ears to the latest EP from Blind Music – a label where anonymity plays a central role.
Mike Darkfloor reviews Mord’s upcoming EP ‘Penny and Pound’ from London’s Ansome, featuring Paul Birken.
Inorganic Audio’s Jord (Sublogos) reviews the new Pinch b2b Mumdance mix released on Tectonic Recordings.
Inorganic Audio’s Jord (Sublogos) reviews the new self titled EP from Moleskin on Goon Club Allstars
Mike Darkfloor reviews C Mantle’s latest EP ‘Femto Tudomány’ for Scotland’s Acre Recordings
The Implicit Order has been recording sound since ’89 – we takes a listen to his latest album ‘Holy Ghost Enters The Body A Perfect Size’
the Welsh duo Somatic Responses re-release their 2006 LP ‘Giauzar’
Through Digitalis Recordings comes Koenraad Ecker’s ‘Ill Fares The Land’. Laica takes a listen.
Portuguese artist Aires drop their début EP for Enough Records – field recordings meet shoegaze
British doom drone, dark ambient, post-metal project Synsophony’s second release ‘Rabbit Hole’ is impressive noise.
‘Hadès’, the fourth album from France’s Mondkopf dropped recently on In Paradisum. Full stream available.
Laica gives us the skinny on the Ghosting Season duo’s short but sweet soundtrack on This Is Forever.
Laica listens over abstract electronica artist connect_icut’s latest album – Crows & Kittiwakes Wheel & Come Again.
Opine reviews the 2nd volume of Noise In Opposition – featuring Elizabeth Veldon, Quartersized, The Ephemeral Man, Laica, Zreen Toyz…
Jonathan Baruc’s new Create Her alias is fantastic dark technoid with a great level of detail and sound design. Essential release/s.
One of LA’s finest techno artists – Villain – has a new EP out on London imprint Singularity Recordings. We review.
reviewed – Hound Scales ‘Femen’ on Fifth Wall Records, including remixes from Yuji Kondo and Bleaching Agent.
Regis (Karl O’Connor) + Russell Haswell collab as Concrete Fence on PAN with 3 track EP ‘New Release (1)’. Essential industrial/noise techno.
We take a listen to Stave’s excellent new EP on Trensmat ‘Trust’
Uschi-no-Michi reviews the Californian noise rap trio Clipping.
Ali Berger takes a listen to Funkineven’s lo-fi electro funk EP ‘Species’ on Broadwalk
a review (of sorts) of ‘The Last King of Scotland’ from Opine Kosinsky on Acre Recordings
Download name to watch David Meiser’s ‘Uncompromising Sound’ EP for techno specialists Cicuta Netlabel
Faint Wild Light is the début solo album by James Ginzburg – one half of Emptyset
Opine Ko$insky reviews the 31 track ‘Noise in Opposition’, feat. noise artist Elizabeth Veldon
Missing is another fine EP of raw, unbridled electro from the Scottish musician Dave Paton under his the wee djs guise.
Our man Ursa gives us his review of Paula Temple’s debut release ‘Colonized’ on legendary label R&S
After 8 years – Cologne’s Zimmer Records reaches their 100th release. We take a listen to the 23 tracks within.
The Portuguese artist ATILLLA returns with 4th EP – ‘IV – music a bit out there, raw round the edges, and less conventional.
Picking apart the press release – Ursa plays witness to and reviews Scanone’s latest EP on Yellow Machines – ‘Scenes’
Pole reworks into his characteristic dubbed texture 3 tracks from the Swedish duo Roll The Dice’s album ‘In Dust’
We indulge in the ‘False Heat’ of Billy Gomberg’s album for US label False. Laica reviews.
the latest EP on Digital Distortions from ADJ lands – feryne takes a listen
Nightswimmer + Scanner share their 2001/02 joint “mini album” Red Sails – glistening dubbed out IDM.
Our editor-in-chief Mike Darkfloor reviews the warehouse stomps of ‘Acid Dik’ from Mark Broom on London’s Power Vacuum.
Release #99 for German netlabel Zimmer Records with some techno/breaks from Pasquale Maassen
one for the noise & dark ambient fans – Japanoise’s Merzbow vs Sweden’s Nordvargr on ‘Partikel III
reviewed ‘Spek Hondje’ – Dave Clarke & Mr Jones first original work as _Unsubscribe_ on Fabric offshoot Houndstooth.
in the hazy uneven landscape beyond techno and the outer reaches of experimentation is Marcus Fjellström’s ‘Epilogue -M-‘
The deep and dark melodic IDM of ‘Wrath of the Gods’ from Weldroid and Illl on Soun Records
“like Ekoplekz and Delia Derbyshire meeting Lee Perry…” we take a listen to ‘Caim In Bird Form’ from Basic House
Sheffield’s WIKAN turns in a fresh witch house offering to the dark gods: his DESTROYER EP.
we review the 2011 EP release ‘Cabazon’ from Brooklyn’s Jacob 2-2. A synth rich chillwave 6 tracker
Sheffield’s Kid Lib with help from Tim Reaper & Mr Sensi unleashes his first Terrors of the Jungle volume. Our man Alistair reviews.
Feryne takes a listen to the first release from Bil Bless in a few years: ‘rots 0.1’ under his Son Of The Electric Ghost guise.
Two more collaborations from George Lanham & Mr Jones surface on The Public Stand. We take a listen.
we take a listen to ‘Case (Nabis)’, the debut release from Brookyln’s Hound Scales through his own co-owned Fifth Wall Records.
we review the 2010 ‘Atlantis’ album from Luis Ruiz on Subsist.
Reminiscing of his school days, Laica reviews the self titled gloomy cold wave debut from Texas based Troller on US label Holodeck Records.
Ali Berger reviews the latest from London’s Plant43; his ‘Frozen Monarch’ EP on Dutch label Frustrated Funk.