News & Words

April 14, 2013

the 666 – Inigo Kennedy

this week the 666 talks to Inigo Kennedy about his favourite IDM albums, secret DJ weapons and six influential record labels.

April 12, 2013

DVNT – Simpering Gossip recorded for Terminal Radio (Transmission Four)

A mammoth 26+ tracks in 15minutes for FSOL board’s Terminal Radio meta mix series.

April 12, 2013

MrUnderwood – Black Ship

reviewed – the first collaborative release from MrUnderwood on his own React imprint. A descent into experimental doom electronics.

April 12, 2013

Akin Khan – Meridian LP

we go back to 2009 to check out the spaced out Detroit synth vibes of Akin Khan’s Meridian album on Soleil Records.

April 11, 2013

Laica – March 2013

Laica’s 10 fave releases for March 2013. ft. Phillipe Petit, The Revenant Sea, Imaginary Forces, Basic House, Mick Finesse, Prostitutes. Black Classical…

April 10, 2013

Ron Morelli of L.I.E.S. live at Concrete, Paris, 23.09.2012

Recorded at Concrete, Paris – this is L.I.E.S. Records boss Ron Morelli laying down over 3.5 hours of lucid techno.

April 09, 2013

DVNT – March 2013

DVNT’s 10 track pick for March 2013. ft. Savagen, Violetshaped, Stigmata, Dexterous Numerics, Amit, Black Asteroid (Alva Noto), Voidloss, Si Begg (Patscan), Radical G, Girl Band (Blawan)

April 09, 2013

watch King Midas Sound’s video for ‘Aroo’ forthcoming on Ninja Tune.

watch the video for King Midas Sound’s track ‘Aroo’ forthcoming on Ninja Tune.

April 09, 2013

Darkfloor In Session 023 + Dead Sound vs Videohead

Dead Sound vs Videohead recorded at Darkfloor Live 005, London, March 9th 2013.

April 09, 2013

Beardyman announces his Beardytron_5000 mkII – a real time audio engine

The incredible live performer Beardyman announces his new custom built real time audio engine – Beardytron_5000 mkII.

April 04, 2013

The 15 Dead Minutes – Scheming Things EP

Ali Berger gets into the work of electro trio The 15 Dead Minutes and their debut EP release: ‘Scheming Things’ on Trensmat

April 04, 2013

the 666 – Stormfield

This week in the 666: Stormfield – his six favourite dark electronics albums, influential tracks, and favourite places for sound.

April 02, 2013

Royal-T drops the ‘Eski’ themed mix

the Butterz crew member Royal-T educates with this ‘Eski’ themed mix first broadcast on Rinse FM 31/03/2013

April 02, 2013

Mantis Radio 127 + Drugstore

It’s a welcome return for the Spanish techno collective Drugstore to 0ur Mantis Radio broadcast. We’ve music from House of Black Lanterns, Ohmwerk, Phat Chex, Makaton, Tempa’s latest with Nomine, Robert Hood remixing Contakt and even more.

April 02, 2013

Albert Van Abbe – Sugar Lobby Series

We review Albert Van Abbe’s ‘Sugar Lobby Series’ EP on Curle, featuring a remix from Kangding Ray.

March 28, 2013

Phone – Killing Time / Izdeliye 02 – 02.03.2013

The Subsist Records boss man mixes up 90 minutes of techno, drone, IDM and electro with this recent set at Killing Time / Izdeliye.

March 28, 2013

the 666 – C Mantle

Darkfloor’s 666 gets into the mind of Scotland’s C Mantle, extracting his taste in noise records, IDM electronica and some studio tips.

March 25, 2013

Preview Exium’s album A Sensible Alternative to Emotion, dropping May.

Preview A Sensible Alternative to Emotion bySpanish duo Exium coming soon on Oscar Mulero’s Pole Recordings label.

March 25, 2013

Dave Clarke – Wisdom to the Wise (Red 2) Remixes on Boysnoize

The Dave Clarke classic Red 2 gets some remix action from Boys Noize, Dettmann, Steve Rachmad and an ‘edit’ from A Mochi.

March 25, 2013

Darkfloor in Session 022 + Patscan

Patscan recorded at Darkfloor Live 005, London 09/03/2013

March 19, 2013

Mantis Radio 126 + Ontal

Serbian duo Ontal provide our session this week, showcasing their sound ahead of their debut release. Before that heat, tracks from Nine Inch Nails, Amit, Voidloss, Gore Tech, Graze, EOMAC, Ingen, xxxy and lots more with host DVNT.

March 18, 2013

Brendon Moeller – Extra Works

Our man UrsaMal takes a listen to the follow up of Brendon Moeller’s 2012 album Works – ft. remixes from Mike Parker and label boss Speedy J.

March 15, 2013

Emerge / Sustained Development – Innervation / Enough Records

Portguese netlabel extraordinaire Enough Records serve a split EP of tundra drone from Emerge and Sustained Development.

March 14, 2013

Paul Blackford – Return of the Bionic Bassline / Tudor Beats

UK electro bass don Paul Blackford drops new album ‘Return of the Bionic Bassline’ on Tudor Beats. UrsaMal reviews.

March 14, 2013

Download ‘Hypnotic Series 15’ by Voidloss

London’s dark techno lord Voidloss offers his track ‘Hypnotic Series 15’ for free download.

March 12, 2013

Unknown Precept prep double vinyl ft. Ancient Methods, Casual Violence, Svreca +more

News of a double 12″ release featuring Ancient Methods, Casual Violence, Violetshaped, Svreca and more…

March 12, 2013

black_ops – Time Is Folding In

the unknown black_ops serves up another superb selection of dark ambiance.

March 11, 2013

TVO / covered in sand – Red Night Variations / Broken20

From TVO and Shifted alias covered in sand comes the Red Night Variations on Broken20. Reviewed by Laica.

March 07, 2013

this Saturday, Darkfloor Live is back, with Dead Sound vs Videohead and Patscan

That’s right, we’re back – Darkfloor Live returns to London to begin a monthly series of events, kicking off this Saturday, March 9th.

March 05, 2013

Bandshell – Caustic View on Liberation Technologies

Bandshell’s EP Caustic View on Liberation Technologies reviewed by Darkfloor’s UrsaMal.

March 04, 2013

Mantis Radio 125 + Baeks

We present the techno flexing of the former Ancient Methods man, Baeks. Before that workout, tracks from Flint Kids, House of Black Lanterns, Robert Pain, Radionasty, Makaton, ADMX-71, Violetshaped, Savagen and loads more.

March 04, 2013

Zoy Archa – Nodosities

It’s a funny old genre, drone. Opine Kosinsky gets into Nodosities by Zoy Archa on Textural Records.

March 03, 2013

oh/ex/oh – Extant

Laica reviews the drone resplendent album Extant from oh/ex/oh on Manchester’s The Geography Trip.

February 28, 2013

the 666 – Dead Sound

Dead Sound’s Paul Carroll opened up on three questions I put his way covering hip-hop, defining tracks, and production technique tips.

February 28, 2013

Ursa – February 2013

Ursa’s 10 track pick for February 2013. ft. Wraetlic (dBridge), Bering Strait, Bandshell, George Lanham & Mr Jones, Space Dimension Controller, Bebop & Rocksteady, Dave Clarke, Nevec Red (T-Toe), Alan Starck

February 26, 2013

Lakker – Deathmask EP on Love Love Records

Irish duo Lakker deliver a superb 3 cut EP of techno ambience IDM on Love Love Records