Love for Modern Love

Love for Modern Love

Mysterious, dark and uncompromising techno in all guises, Modern Love has stayed true to its’ unique sound palette of experimental techno. Whether it's the submerged, sub-hundred BPM compositions of Andy Stott or the lush dub of Deepchord or Demdike Stare’s breakbeat techno, the output remains of the highest quality. The Manchester-based label is closing in on its 100th release, which prompted me to consider and compile walkthrough of my personal faves from the Modern Love back catalogue.

Part 2 - Cologne & Hamburg

Part 2 - Cologne & Hamburg

The last two gigs were the best in terms of performance, especially in Hamburg everything came together just right. While the snow was falling heavily outside LOLA, Brandt Brauer Frick & Om’Mas delivered a spectacular show on the top floor of the old bunker.

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Dunkel Radio Interviews Will Saul

Dunkel Radio Interviews Will Saul

Dunkel Radio takes a stroll with label owner, DJ, Producer and new father: Will Saul.

Label Spot: Latency Recordings

Label Spot: Latency Recordings

"A definite length of time marked off by two instants." Latency Recordings is a vinyl-only label that combines the exploration of new sounds and feelings with a classic basis of house & techno. Just coming down from the rush of the immediate sell-out success of their debut release "The Post Industrial EP" by Innerspace Halflife, Dee caught up with founders Souleymane and Sidney.

Throne of Blood Podcast by Bohemian Groove

Throne of Blood Podcast by Bohemian Groove

New Throne of Blood signing Bohemian Groove just dropped this intensely dark yet thoroughly uplifting mix. If you only listen to one DJ mix this week make it this slow-paced, unrelenting journey into warped electronic sound. Here's what the Berlin-based trio had to say about it.

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Tartelet Records Showcase at Renate

Tartelet Records Showcase at Renate

We are overly excited about the upcoming label night at Salon zur Wilden Renate on Saturday. Having Kenton Slash Demon and Brandt Brauer Frick gathered for a showcase is a big achievement – actually it’s the first time since 2010. The guys are always busy touring and therefore not easy to get hold of.

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January Downloads Compiled by Dunkel Radio

January Downloads Compiled by Dunkel Radio

We've compiled a few of our favorite freebies. Cause you can never really get enough presents, right?

Label Spot: Nsyde Music

Label Spot: Nsyde Music

Nsyde Music is a Berlin-based label aiming to bring together different electronic genres with one similarity – it’s ‘deeper soul’. Releasing timeless pure house & techno from some of the finest names in the business including New Yorker Fred P of Soul People Music and Underground Quality fame, Japan’s current #1 producer Imugem Orihasam and Denmark’s’ own Samuel André Madsen, Nsyde are on a roll. Dunkel Radio’s Daniel Bruhn Jensen had a chat with head honcho Richard Zepezauer.

Emil's Where to ho ho ho

Emil's Where to ho ho ho

Tartelet's main geezer sheds a knowing light on the weekend in Berlin. If you like clubbing and you're in Berlin from Thursday - Sunday, this is the one blog post you must read right this minute. Take it away, Emil.

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Young Berlin: Box Aus Holz Records

Young Berlin: Box Aus Holz Records

The Tartelet Records boss serves up obscure, tasty Berlin delicacies in the form of Box Aus Holz Records. Take it away, Emil.

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How to Start a Label by FACT Mag

How to Start a Label by FACT Mag

The ever excellent FACT Mag made a sweet guide to starting your own label with the help of Scuba, Untold and Amanda Brown.

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100% Silk Distortion Mixtape

100% Silk Distortion Mixtape

One of our favorite labels made a mixtape for one of our favorite festivals, the upcoming Copenhagen Distortion Festival. It’s well nice.

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Support the 100% Silk Documentary!

Support the 100% Silk Documentary!

This June, one of the world’s most exciting underground dance labels go on their first European tour. The marvelously eccentric 100% Silk imprint plan to film the whole thing with a view to creating a documentary that captures their performances and depicts their journey through the European cultural epicentres. What’s more, they need your help to do it.

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Photek DJ Kicks Interview

Photek DJ Kicks Interview

The latest innovator to step up in !K7 Records’ legendary DJ Kicks series is none other than Photek, the guy who made drum and bass smart. Check out the interview after the jump.

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James Friedman In The Mix

James Friedman In The Mix

Here’s a tight little mish mash of the latest and the greatest from Throne of Blood's James Friedman. If you’ve yet to get your weekend mojo on, this podcast will take you to the right side of Friday faster than you can say ‘James Friedman’s machine funk takes me higher’.

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Throne of Blood's Favorite Things From 2011

Throne of Blood's Favorite Things From 2011

The last post of the year comes from our buddy, James Friedman, from the amazing Throne of Blood Records. James and the Throne of Blood crew compiled this list of dopeness from the past year just for you. Happy New Year, people!

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Beats in Space's Best of 2011 Mix

Beats in Space's Best of 2011 Mix

What have we here? Tim Sweeney's best tracks from 2011 mixed skillfully together for your listening pleasure, that's what.

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Shanghai - 'Mine, Mine, Mine' (Brynjolfur Remix)

Shanghai - 'Mine, Mine, Mine' (Brynjolfur Remix)

Our buds over at Sound of Copenhagen just uploaded a free track to their Soundcloud.

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100% Not Not Fun

100% Not Not Fun

LA-based label, Not Not Fun, and its dance offshoot, 100 % Silk, were this year's most interesting newcomers.

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Interview: A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs

We caught up with with two thirds of the Fool's Gold trinity for a chat about their label, the DJ game and the wackness of 'goofy space headphones.'

Craig Richards cues up the Treats

Craig Richards cues up the Treats

Fabric's classy club night, 'The Nothing Special', gets its own label courtesy of the legendary club's discerning selector, Craig Richards.

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Interview: Com Truise

Interview: Com Truise

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The New Jersey-based synth virtuoso tells us about 'seeing the sound before he can hear it' and his favorite sci-fi movies.

Quasi Dub Development release new iPhone App

Quasi Dub Development release new iPhone App

Rump Recordings' finest promote their latest album, 'Limousine to the Guillotine', in an attention-grabbing way.

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Rustie turns up the Heat

Rustie turns up the Heat

At Bleep.com’s takeover of the outstanding Boiler Room show, Rustie played an equally outstanding if not full-on momentous set. And the TMA-1 was all up in the Boiler Room!

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New Joakim Video is filled with hot Chicks and weird-looking Dudes.

New Joakim Video is filled with hot Chicks and weird-looking Dudes.

I'd buy that for a dollar!

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Tartelet Records Xmas Party

Tartelet Records Xmas Party

In which Tartelet throw a Xmas rave at Dunkel Bar in Copenhagen.

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Fool’s Gold x AIAIAI at Storm

Fool’s Gold x AIAIAI at Storm

Storm, Copenhagen’s renowned fashion and lifestyle boutique, will be selling the Fool’s Gold edition TMA-1. Get yourself down to Store Regnegade 1 where you can touch, test and try on the limited edition headphones.

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The Weekend starts Early

The Weekend starts Early

Lush new mix by Ghostly International's Moderna AKA Missy Livingston

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Interview: Tom Trago

Interview: Tom Trago

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The rising, Dutch house fiend talks about the future of house and his latest collaboration with Bok Bok from the Night Slugs label.

Don't Break my Love

Don't Break my Love

Nicolas Jaar's new EP is the cat's pyjamas.

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