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June 06, 2013

Northumbria’s drone metal ‘The Silver Forest’

Canadian ambient metal duo Northumbria show the path to ‘The Silver Forest’

June 06, 2013

Flint Kids – Day Nil / Abstrakt Reflections

London duo Flint Kids release their glitched in the dark Day Nil EP for Abstrackt Reflections ft. Randomform, VNDL, c0ma & Sgure.

June 06, 2013

download Robert Pain’s unfinished, finished with ‘Republikanci’ album

Croatia’s Robert Pain offers up his unfinished, finished with ‘Republikanci’ LP for free download.

June 01, 2013

Dave Clarke & Mr Jones are _Unsubscribe_

reviewed ‘Spek Hondje’ – Dave Clarke & Mr Jones first original work as _Unsubscribe_ on Fabric offshoot Houndstooth.

May 30, 2013

Marcus Fjellström and his EP ‘Epilogue -M-‘ on Aagoo

in the hazy uneven landscape beyond techno and the outer reaches of experimentation is Marcus Fjellström’s ‘Epilogue -M-‘

May 28, 2013

Mantis Radio 131 + Anniversary Special #6

It’s that time of year again – our Anniversary Special. A retrospective look over the past year with the 3 most popular showcase sessions re-broadcast

May 28, 2013

Ursa – May 2013

Ursa’s 10 track pick for May 2013. ft. Paula Temple, Clouds, Tudor Acid / Doubtful Guest, Enduser, Quinoline Yellow, Blackasteroid / Perc, Sad City…

May 26, 2013

Death Abyss unleash free EP ‘Above you looking down’

The shadowy dark Death Abyss unleash their free, two track EP ‘Above you looking down’.

May 23, 2013

Jnr Hacksaw returns with new EP ‘Silicone Valley’ forthcoming on Addictech.

Hear previews of the new EP ‘Silicone Valley’ from Jnr Hacksaw, forthcoming on Addictech

May 23, 2013

feel the ‘Wrath Of The Gods’ from Weldroid & Illl on Soun Records

The deep and dark melodic IDM of ‘Wrath of the Gods’ from Weldroid and Illl on Soun Records

May 20, 2013

Basic House presents ‘Caim In Bird Form’ on Digitalis

“like Ekoplekz and Delia Derbyshire meeting Lee Perry…” we take a listen to ‘Caim In Bird Form’ from Basic House

May 17, 2013

new Ekman album M.S.P. drops June on Solar One Music

The strictly limited M.S.P. album from electro’s Ekman drops June on Solar One Music. Mad Wax takes a listen.

May 16, 2013

Acre Recordings co-founder el_wraith drops a sweetly dark IDM mix for the label

Dark IDM textures for all on el_wraith’s mix ft. Autechre, Scorn, Pan Sonic, Matmos, Oberman Knocks, Gescom…

May 16, 2013

DVNT’s new mix for Beton Radio

Turning in his 3rd mix for the long running techno series – 1 hour 40 minutes of Darkfloor from DVNT.

May 14, 2013

New Music Strategies – Numbers

Make and release music? Listen to New Music Strategies 30min discussion on the pro & cons of your numbers.

May 14, 2013

WIKAN returns with his DESTROYER EP on Dark Peaks

Sheffield’s WIKAN turns in a fresh witch house offering to the dark gods: his DESTROYER EP.

May 14, 2013

Mantis Radio 130 + Nonima

Long overdue a showcase on our radio broadcast – this week we present the fantastical electronics of Nonima.

May 14, 2013

Truss calls it a day on MPIA3 – offers a final, free track as goodbye.

Announcing the end of MPIA3 – Truss pulls the plug on his acid side project.

May 12, 2013

Jacob 2-2 – Cabazon EP

we review the 2011 EP release ‘Cabazon’ from Brooklyn’s Jacob 2-2. A synth rich chillwave 6 tracker

May 09, 2013

the 666 – Aural Sects

the 666 talks to Bunny Frost, co founder of netlabel Aural Sects – essential witch house albums; artists to watch out for and core influential tracks

May 08, 2013

Drexciya – the film.

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

May 07, 2013

Darkfloor in Session 025 + Ursa

Ursa recorded at Darkfloor Live 005, London, March 9th 2013.

May 07, 2013

The Art of Listening

the Darkfloor hive’s newest addition Karellen provides a think piece on ‘The Art of Listening’ – are we judging music releases too early?

May 02, 2013

Selling Out – Music for Adverts

Uschi-No-Michi looks into why some artists “sell out” and the impact that can have on the fans and music.

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 30, 2013

Mantis Radio 129 + Dead TV Society

On tonight’s show, the mysterious Dead TV Society in session, plus music from ASC, Forward Strategy Group, Phat Chex, Sawf, Tomohiko Sagae, Ingen, Death Abyss and loads more.

April 30, 2013

Kid Lib – Terrors Of The Jungle Vol.1 Ft. Tim Reaper & Mr Sensi

Sheffield’s Kid Lib with help from Tim Reaper & Mr Sensi unleashes his first Terrors of the Jungle volume. Our man Alistair reviews.

April 29, 2013

Bil Bless returns as Son Of The Electric Ghost with rots 0.1

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.

April 26, 2013

the 666 – Vector Lovers

on the 666 this week: Vector Lovers. We talk all time favourite albums; influential musicians; and six of his most productive places to record.

April 25, 2013

Laica – 04.2013

Laica’s 10 fave releases for April 2013. ft. Nocturnal Emissions, Shifted, IVVVo, PHORK, Walter Gross, Holovr, Stamza The Jungle Christ, David B Applegate, Giuseppe Ielasi & Kassel Jaeger…

April 24, 2013

George Lanham & Mr Jones – Broadband Collaborations II

Two more collaborations from George Lanham & Mr Jones surface on The Public Stand. We take a listen.

April 24, 2013

DVNT – April 2013

DVNT’s 10 track pick for April 2013. ft. EDMX, Global Goon, Rivet, Simplicity is Beauty, Blackmass Plastics, Mutant, Miles, Matt Whitehead (MPIA3) …

April 23, 2013

Darkfloor in Session 024 + DVNT

Darkfloor’s very own DVNT provides our 24th In Session mix, recorded at Darkfloor Live 005. London, March 9th 2013.

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 23, 2013

CHART / Ursa – 04.2013

Ursa’s 10 track pick for April 2013. ft. Mind Muncher, Double O, Separation Device, Ceephax Acid Crew, Machinedrum, Om Unit, Threnody, Paul Blackford and…

April 22, 2013

DVNT – Downbeaten Exploratory Interests Volume 2

Recorded in 2008, DVNT’s second ‘Downbeaten Exploratory Interests’ mixtape. A droned, downbeat trip.