News & Words
Trent Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails and David Lynch together on music video for ‘Came Back Haunted’
Honorary Birmingham techno torchbearers Rodz Konez introduce new signing Corax
We welcome the shadow drones of British dark ambient label Kalpamantra to Mantis Radio, recording us an exclusive label showcase.
Our editor-in-chief Mike Darkfloor reviews the warehouse stomps of ‘Acid Dik’ from Mark Broom on London’s Power Vacuum.
The dark of the jungle. ‘Orange Dawn’ is a techstep classics mix from Pearsall. Ursamal takes a listen.
Hear the new single from London’s Ø [Phase] on Token Records.
Release #99 for German netlabel Zimmer Records with some techno/breaks from Pasquale Maassen
Regis and Silent Servant join creative forces with Ruskin to form new “music and art endeavour” label Jealous God.
one for the noise & dark ambient fans – Japanoise’s Merzbow vs Sweden’s Nordvargr on ‘Partikel III
Laica’s 10 fave releases for May 2013. ft. Ensemble Skalectrik, Cindytalk, Aoki Takamasa, Jon Hopkins, Orphan, Matt Whitehead, Ike Yard, Paula Temple…
This week on Mantis Radio we welcome Ukrainian experimental musician .at/on.
Ingen drops a beast of a mix with STFAAKUP.
Canadian ambient metal duo Northumbria show the path to ‘The Silver Forest’
London duo Flint Kids release their glitched in the dark Day Nil EP for Abstrackt Reflections ft. Randomform, VNDL, c0ma & Sgure.
Croatia’s Robert Pain offers up his unfinished, finished with ‘Republikanci’ LP for free download.
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-‘
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
Ursa’s 10 track pick for May 2013. ft. Paula Temple, Clouds, Tudor Acid / Doubtful Guest, Enduser, Quinoline Yellow, Blackasteroid / Perc, Sad City…
The shadowy dark Death Abyss unleash their free, two track EP ‘Above you looking down’.
Hear previews of the new EP ‘Silicone Valley’ from Jnr Hacksaw, forthcoming on Addictech
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
The strictly limited M.S.P. album from electro’s Ekman drops June on Solar One Music. Mad Wax takes a listen.
Dark IDM textures for all on el_wraith’s mix ft. Autechre, Scorn, Pan Sonic, Matmos, Oberman Knocks, Gescom…
Turning in his 3rd mix for the long running techno series – 1 hour 40 minutes of Darkfloor from DVNT.
Make and release music? Listen to New Music Strategies 30min discussion on the pro & cons of your numbers.
Sheffield’s WIKAN turns in a fresh witch house offering to the dark gods: his DESTROYER EP.
Long overdue a showcase on our radio broadcast – this week we present the fantastical electronics of Nonima.
Announcing the end of MPIA3 – Truss pulls the plug on his acid side project.
we review the 2011 EP release ‘Cabazon’ from Brooklyn’s Jacob 2-2. A synth rich chillwave 6 tracker
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
Inspired by the myth behind Detroit’s fabled Drexciya is a super 16mm film short.
Ursa recorded at Darkfloor Live 005, London, March 9th 2013.
the Darkfloor hive’s newest addition Karellen provides a think piece on ‘The Art of Listening’ – are we judging music releases too early?
Uschi-No-Michi looks into why some artists “sell out” and the impact that can have on the fans and music.