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November 15, 2012

Darkfloor in Session 016 + Laica

Hear Laica’s set from Darkfloor Live, recorded June 1st, 2012 in London.

November 15, 2012

DVNT – November 2012

DVNT’s 10 track for November 2012 ft. Wellbelove, Arkist, DIL23 / Laica, Blawan, Pinion, BMB, Simplicity is Beauty, Gary Beck, SI Begg & Chairman Kato

November 01, 2012

Hitachi II – Tokyo on Binalog Productions

We review the EP Tokyo EPby Hitachi II on Binalog Productions – a night drive synth haven of electro,

October 31, 2012

Opine Kosinsky’s October Purchasing (part 2)

The anonymous producer and some time Acre Recordings contributor Opine Kosinsky got in touch recently reeling off about his recent musical acquisitions

sturqen October 28, 2012

Sturqen – Bowav

Offered up for free download is Bowav by our favourite Portuguese electrical noise duo of David Arantes & César Rodrigues: Sturqen.

October 23, 2012

Gary Beck – Algoreal / Naphtha on Soma Records

We take a listen to (and watch the video for) Gary Beck’s two track offering for Scotland’s mighty Soma Recordings – Algoreal / Naphtha.

October 22, 2012

Opine Kosinsky’s October Purchasing (part 1)

The unknown, anonymous producer and some time Acre Recordings contributor Opine Kosinsky got in touch recently reeling off about his recent musical acquisitions. Here’s what he wrote us.

October 20, 2012

Scanner – Colofon & Compendium 1991-1994

The first retrospective of Scanner’s double decade of operation is due for release later this month and it is essential material.

October 18, 2012

oyaarss, live at Maschinenfest 2012

Brutal, beautiful and at times breathtaking; the music of oyaarss is all these things.

October 18, 2012

Dr Skunkenstein – Transistor Physics

Fancy 70 minutes of sharp, glitch tweaked heads down electro business? Thought you might. Transistor Physics from Dr Skunkenstein delivers on that count.

October 16, 2012

Ursa – October 2012

Ursa’s 10 track pick for October 2012.ft. Pearson Sound, Boards of Canada / Machinedrum, Machine Gun Militia, Randomer, Ryan Vail, Death Grips, OktoRed…

October 12, 2012

Brambles – Charcoal on Serein

Come in out of the cold with Laica and the Charcoal mini album from Brambles for Welsh label Serein.

October 10, 2012

Wirewound – Biaxial

Romania’s Sorin Paun offers up Biaxial under his latest alias Wirewound for free download.

October 10, 2012

Alkaloid Desperado – Garden Of The Star on Spatial Foundation

The next release from Spatial Foundation has been let free and as with the previous works in the series, it’s available for free download.

October 09, 2012

Vacu Sessions 31 – c_c

Back in September the 31st Vacu Sessions was published. At the helm, the Parisian c_c.

October 05, 2012

VC-118A, live at Twisted Pepper, Dublin 15.09.2012

Here’s Dutch producer Samuel van Dijk recent live PA at Dublin’s Twisted Pepper back in mid September.

October 03, 2012

DVNT – October 2012

DVNT’s ten track pick for October 2012.ft. Volor Flex & Encode, Robert Pain, Spookhouse, Deadbeat, Mala, Ingen, Radioactive Man, Randomer, Trevino…

October 02, 2012

Paul Blackford – Directive 4 on Battery Park Studios

Militant Science commander in chief Blackford follows up his superb EP Smileys Dream with this fresh 3 tracker for Battery Park Studios.

September 28, 2012

Monoiz – Multipled Phonem / Crazy Language

Fans of the intricate glitch pure minimalism championed by Germany’s mighty Raster-Noton will gravitate towards Monoiz‘s Multiple Phonem like a hipster to an iPhone.

September 23, 2012

Face Down – The Opiate of the Masses

A mix describing itself as ritual industrial is always going to grab my attention. Yours too I’ll wager.

September 23, 2012

Oxynucid – Cod Liver Oil / Complex Sound Sagacity

Oxynucid’s Cod Liver Oil is a piece of melody rich. heavy on the LSD, electronica IDM backed with remixes from Volitune and Vertical67.

September 22, 2012

XZICD – Monolith EP

Presenting 7 tracks of twilight drone, this is XZICD‘s Monolith EP.

September 21, 2012

Old Apparatus – Realise on Sullen Tone

Laica takes to the caverns in search of Old Apparatus.

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.

September 20, 2012

Baeks (Ancient Methods) – Sommertechno

Back in April we posted up the Wintertechno mix by Baeks; formerly half of the industrial dark, pitch black with sledgehammer techno power duo Ancient Methods. This is the follow-up.

September 17, 2012

Dimentia live on ILLFM (Void Tactical Media Tour)

The night before Dimentia (alongside label boss Split Horizon) tore Darkfloor Live apart he gave his machines a workout on North London’s ILL FM. This is that recording.

September 13, 2012

Cygnus – Newmark Phase on Central Processing Unit

Laica engages with the Central Processing Unit and enters the Newmark Phase in the company of Cygnus.

September 11, 2012

An interview with Anodyne – the Dominion of his Empire

Darkfloor get into a short discussion with Ireland’s Colin Cloughley aka Anodyne as two heavyweight remix EPs drop.

September 10, 2012

The huge 116 track ‘Electro Compendium’

The huge (116 track) Electro Compendium is a who’s who of some of the illest producers of Electro out there today.

September 01, 2012

Schmidt & Chrome – Eclipse on Maschinen Musik

Germany’s Maschinen Musik gets back in the game with this four tracker Eclipse from label head Dr Schmidt and label veteran Solar Chrome.

August 30, 2012

Surgeon live at Werk, London 11.09.2003

A frankly mammoth, classic rammed 2 hr DJ session from Surgeon back from 2003, live at Werk.

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.

August 28, 2012

NX1 – Semantica42 on Semantica

Semantica present two tracks of bass heavy techno pressure from duo NX1. “a relentless rugged onslaught of drums and bass” Laica reviews.

Flint Kids - Live at Darkfloor 002 August 28, 2012

Darkfloor in Session 015 + Flint Kids

Flint Kids – Live at Darkfloor Live 002

August 27, 2012

Barker & Baumecker – Transsektoral on Ostgut Ton

We review the Transsektoral album by Ostgut’s Barker & Baumecker, released September 2012.

August 27, 2012

Mazzula – Weather Wash

Stoke on Trent’s Mazzula offers up a deep stepping electro roller for free download.