New Flavour in Your Ear: Banks

New Flavour in Your Ear: Banks

It has been a good year for the ladies of the electronic pop/r&b music scene. Bands such as Chvrches, AlunaGeorge and Mø have filled the airwaves with strong female vocals and gained widespread recognition. And this particular lady is no exception, only she does it with a certain something extra. Her name is Banks. And so far she has been pretty awesome.

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New Video for Arcade's Fire's 'Reflektor'

New Video for Arcade's Fire's 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire's highly anticipated new single "Reflektor" has arrived, and to celebrate the release of it, they’ve made, not only one, but two videos featuring the track.

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Behind the Scenes of the Nine Inch Nails Tour

Behind the Scenes of the Nine Inch Nails Tour

In honor of AIAIAI’s fervent NIN fanboys Kasper and Andy here’s an in-depth look into the magnitude, complexity and technology of the new Nine Inch Nails tour. As you might expect, Trent Reznor doesn’t mess around.

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Skillshare: Essentials of Audio Engineering with Young Guru

Skillshare: Essentials of Audio Engineering with Young Guru

Our Latest collaborator and one of today’s most prolific audio engineers, Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, will take his expertise to Skillshare, the global online social marketplace dedicated to educating others about a variety of topics, on September 4, 2013. Filmed at SAE Institute New York, Young Guru will step to the digital platform to instruct a series of video lessons entitled "Sound Check: The Essentials of DIY Audio Mixing", a class that will cover the basics of mixing and recording. After learning the fundamentals, students will have the opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime contest judged by Young Guru and his team.

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Solid Beats for Solidarity

Solid Beats for Solidarity

I’m not sure how I came across Grup Ses Beats. All I know is once I’d heard a few tracks I had to know more. I embarked on a cyber-manhunt only to discover the act was part of Distortion’s 2013 lineup. Clicking the link, the Festival offered this enlightening biography: “Mysterious Turkish People.”

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Musikdagen - Copenhagen's Coziest Festival

Musikdagen - Copenhagen's Coziest Festival

Musikdagen is yet another of Denmark's somewhat infinite number of Festivals, but still one of the odd ones out. The seasoned gentlemen and now schoolteacher Paw Seitzberg is one of two people behind the one-day festival. Daniel had a talk to him about the festival, it's ongoing upgrades and his own improvisational "fuck-up" act T.R.I.

New Flavour in Your Ear: Washed Out – ‘Don’t Give Up’

New Flavour in Your Ear: Washed Out – ‘Don’t Give Up’

It doesn’t get much more summery than Washed Out’s latest single that comes with an accompanying jungle-tastic video directed by London-based, multitalented creative, Kate Moross.

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New Flavour in Your Ear: 'Lords of Midnite – Drown in Ur Love’

New Flavour in Your Ear: 'Lords of Midnite – Drown in Ur Love’

Rising underground label Unknown to the Unknown once again up the ante in the house music stakes with new bit of heat from Lords of Midnite - which we strongly suspect might be another one of Legowelt AKA Danny Wolfer’s multifarious guises. ‘Drown in Your Love’ is everything a summer banger should be with its drifting, aquatic synths, smudged, deconctructed ‘ardcore drum patterns and what you might call ‘xxx-rated, tropical motifs.’, if you were so frivolously inclined.

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Dunkel Radio Recommends: The 5 electronic acts you simply cannot miss at Roskilde Festival 2013

Dunkel Radio Recommends: The 5 electronic acts you simply cannot miss at Roskilde Festival 2013

Tired of the endless amount of burned out, home-built sound systems blasting (awful) music in the campsites? Then your agony is over, as the festival site opens today! So stop the beer-bowling and come on up and rave with us to these amazing acts.

Review: Frank Ocean @ TAP 1

Review: Frank Ocean @ TAP 1

Finally! After a close call last year and several missed opportunities, Frank Ocean finally made it to Copenhagen Thursday night. Naturally, both the crowd and Ocean seemed eager to hear and play last year's 'Channel Orange'. Over the course of 90 minutes, we go to hear most of his excellent full length, save for some forgettable interludes (sorry, John Mayer) and 'Fertilizer,' which it is hard to imagine anyone complaining about.

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Crate-Digging with Young Guru

Crate-Digging with Young Guru

The tall music oracle who has tweaked the soon-to-be-released TMA-1 Studio Engineered by Young Guru ruminates on the art of crate-digging. There was, for example, that time in Amsterdam where he had to go past several drug dealers and a sketchy brothel to get to a vinyl goldmine guarded by an old lady. Not completely sure what that was all about, but this interview is definitely a fascinating must-see if you’ve got more than a passing interest in music. Click play and get inside the crate-digging mind of one of hip hop’s most prominent engineers.

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New Flavour in Your Ear: Siriusmo ‘s New Album ‘Enthusiast’ is out Today

New Flavour in Your Ear: Siriusmo ‘s New Album ‘Enthusiast’ is out Today

Today is the day that Modeselektor’s Monkeytown records release the 3rd album from the mad, Berlin-based, disco professor, Siriusmo. On first listen, ‘Enthusiast’ is punishing a tour de force through Diasporic grime, futuristic electro, disco, funk and abrupt, disorienting shifts in tempo and mood. We can safely say that it’s never boring.

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Scientology's Warped House Band Once Made a Record Called 'Power of Source'

Scientology's Warped House Band Once Made a Record Called 'Power of Source'

Every once in a while you stumble upon a true gem of music history, whether through ground-breaking production, an immaculate voice or the most bizarre background story. The Apollo Stars and their EP 'Power of Source' fit right into that last category.

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New Flavour in Your Ear: Broken Twin

New Flavour in Your Ear: Broken Twin

Aching, frail vocals sung just above a whisper, chiming piano and gauzy, trip hop-y soundscapes are the order of the day as Majke Voss Romme AKA Broken Twin takes you through her vulnerable emotional register that articulates the familiar but still affecting tales of longing and loss.

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New Flavour in Your Ear: Neeon - 'Zero Gravity'

New Flavour in Your Ear: Neeon - 'Zero Gravity'

Just in time for the summer, Neeon made the French touched electronic pop album that a lot of people were expecting from Daft Punk. Step inside and surrender your inhibitions to German-based Neeon's effortless, warm and impeccably produced 'Zero Gravity'

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Dunkel Radio Recommends: The 5 Danish Acts You Don’t Wanna Miss At Distortion 2013

Dunkel Radio Recommends: The 5 Danish Acts You Don’t Wanna Miss At Distortion 2013

Distortion Festival 2013 is closing in and we can’t wait. 5 days of good music, happy people and lots of beer. We have made a list of the talented Danes, playing at Distortion who you should check out.

The perpetually hip, multi-talented Dev Hynes is making a new solo album

The perpetually hip, multi-talented Dev Hynes is making a new solo album

Here’s little run-down of his achievements and a couple of reasons why you should check out the upcoming album.

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Review: Koreless - 'Yugen'

Review: Koreless - 'Yugen'

"Yūgen" is dense. Koreless' latest EP is so fully packed with rich sounds that the airwaves sometimes feel almost tangible. They aren't, of course, but that brief moment where you suppress even that rational thought is exactly where "Yūgen" comes to life.

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Dunkel Radio Presents: Maskinrum Live Podcast #3

Dunkel Radio Presents: Maskinrum Live Podcast #3

The third monthly podcast of Maskinrum is now available for your listening pleasure with Aebeloe (Farver Music, Averos) and Liquido (Pattern Abuse, Secret Selector Selections)

New Flavour in Your Ear: Hemingway "Ace Neptune (Jokers of the Scene Remix)"

New Flavour in Your Ear: Hemingway "Ace Neptune (Jokers of the Scene Remix)"

A few months ago our friend James from the venerable Throne of Blood label sent us a mix from TOB signees Bohemian Groove because he thought we might dig it. Turns out we loved it and that made us dig a little deeper into Bohemian Groove who are actually comprised of members of Renaissance Man and Jokers of the Scene, the latter of which are responsible for this remix that’s about to get all up in your Monday face in the most thrilling of ways.

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Random Access Memories – The Collaborators: Panda Bear

Random Access Memories – The Collaborators: Panda Bear

Hype is something we try to avoid because we’re elitist snobs. Well, actually, it’s mainly because we think it’s a bit boring to post the same bits that everyone else is posting. That said, there’s no way in hell we’re not posting the mighty Panda bear riffing on his collaboration with our favorite French robots. Click play and listen to Panda Bear explain his longstanding infatuation with Daft Punk, the pressure of performing on the spot and recording old sounds to make them new. Take it away, Panda bear.

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A-Trak’s Spectacular Domino Extravaganza

A-Trak’s Spectacular Domino Extravaganza

There are quite a few domino videos doing the rounds on the web, but very few are as inventive and well-executed as the action in the promo for A-Trak and Tommy Trash’s ‘Tuna Melt’. Sit back, relax and enjoy the relentless ride through dominoes, flames, water, toilets and pretty much anything else you can think of within a dominoes-related context.

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Dunkel Radio Presents: Maskinrum Live Podcast #2

Dunkel Radio Presents: Maskinrum Live Podcast #2

The second monthly podcast of Maskinrum is now up! On the 20th of March we had the pleasure of presenting two acts from the ever-growing electronic scene in Copenhagen - Beastie Respond and Lauge & Baba Gnohm. Both acts played delectable live-performances and we present you with the full concert from Lauge & Baba Gnohm. And before you ask - don't worry : Beastie Respond's amazing set will also be available in the near future. All music in the video above is taken from the live recordings.

Dunkel Radio Interviews Schultz And Forever

Dunkel Radio Interviews Schultz And Forever

A guitar, a unique voice and a devotion is what Schultz and Forever is all about. The young wiz-kid has, in a very short period of time, given the danish folk scene something to chew on.

Om'Mas Keith Interview

Om'Mas Keith Interview

In this interview from 2010 Om’Mas Keith talks about his upcoming album and explains why many artist travel to LA to finish their work. Enjoy!

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The Maskinrum LIVE Podcast Series #1

The Maskinrum LIVE Podcast Series #1

The first monthly podcast of Maskinrum is now up for your listening pleasure. The live recordings from Mana Pool, Nature Won and Sekuoia, who performed at the first event on the 23rd of February, have been narrowed down to a an hour's mishmash of electronica, ambient and dubstep. All music in the video above is also taken from the live recordings.

Brandt Brauer Frick feat. Omas Keith Tour + LOLA # 1

Brandt Brauer Frick feat. Omas Keith Tour + LOLA # 1

This week I’m on tour with Brandt Brauer Frick, Omas Keith and LOLA, a new duo from Amsterdam. 5 gigs, 4 cities, 4 days. We started Wednesday night at Zoom in Frankfurt and tonight it’s going down in our motherly church of Berghain, Berlin. I secretly took a few shots during sound check.

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Interview: Hess is More

Interview: Hess is More

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The Danish, New York based, Mikkel Hess graduated from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in 2002. He is best known for his leading role in the band Hess Is More, but has contributed to a lot of different music project over the years. At the moment he is a busy guy as he is currently playing the drums in the jazz trio Spacelab, with his brother Nikolaj Hess and Anders Christensen, as well as writing and producing music for different films and shows and playing the drums with Henrik Vibskov in the drum duo, Trommefredag. I met up with him for a coffee and a steak at Christianshavn to talk about his different projects and his thoughts on his approach to creating music.

The Dunkel Radio Collective Reach Their 050 Podcast

The Dunkel Radio Collective Reach Their 050 Podcast

The past year we have presented a horde of interviews and top-notch DJ mixes by the Danish underground and some international high rollers.

Taxi C.A.B. - Chunk-a-Nova (Red Dog Mix)

Taxi C.A.B. - Chunk-a-Nova (Red Dog Mix)

Chi-town’s Chunk-a-bud aka Taxi C.A.B. has been part of my set for the last few months. His classic tune Chunk-a-nova from 1994 is just too good to be true (and the girls dig it). He was a resident DJ at the Red Dog club in Chicago in 1990s and has recently resurfaced with new material..

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