News & Words

July 01, 2013

Nine Inch Nails meets David Lynch on the video for new single Came Back Haunted

Trent Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails and David Lynch together on music video for ‘Came Back Haunted’

June 28, 2013

Rodz Konez introduce new signing Corax

Honorary Birmingham techno torchbearers Rodz Konez introduce new signing Corax

June 25, 2013

Mantis Radio 133 + Kalpamantra

We welcome the shadow drones of British dark ambient label Kalpamantra to Mantis Radio, recording us an exclusive label showcase.

June 19, 2013

Mark Broom’s ‘Acid Dik’ / Power Vacuum

Our editor-in-chief Mike Darkfloor reviews the warehouse stomps of ‘Acid Dik’ from Mark Broom on London’s Power Vacuum.

June 19, 2013

Pearsall’s techstep classics mix

The dark of the jungle. ‘Orange Dawn’ is a techstep classics mix from Pearsall. Ursamal takes a listen.

June 19, 2013

Token Records latest single, from Ø [Phase]

Hear the new single from London’s Ø [Phase] on Token Records.

June 18, 2013

Try Two from Pasquale Maassen on netlabel Zimmer Records

Release #99 for German netlabel Zimmer Records with some techno/breaks from Pasquale Maassen

June 17, 2013

Regis, Silent Servant and Ruskin present ‘Jealous God’

Regis and Silent Servant join creative forces with Ruskin to form new “music and art endeavour” label Jealous God.

June 14, 2013

noise heavyweights Merzbow and Nordvargr collaborate on Partikel III / Cold Spring

one for the noise & dark ambient fans – Japanoise’s Merzbow vs Sweden’s Nordvargr on ‘Partikel III

June 13, 2013

Laica – 05.2013

Laica’s 10 fave releases for May 2013. ft. Ensemble Skalectrik, Cindytalk, Aoki Takamasa, Jon Hopkins, Orphan, Matt Whitehead, Ike Yard, Paula Temple…

June 11, 2013

Mantis Radio 132 + .at/on

This week on Mantis Radio we welcome Ukrainian experimental musician .at/on.

June 07, 2013

Ingen drops a new mix with STFAAKUP

Ingen drops a beast of a mix with STFAAKUP.

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.