Friday ACID Post # 18

Friday ACID Post # 18

It’s been a good long while hasn’t it, acid fiends? This Friday in December it’s time to get down on a full-on educational tip as we give you an old, acid house mini-documentary that provides you with a good indication of just how befuddled grown ups were by this whole acid house malarchy.

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Dunkel Radio's Mini-guide to Hamburg

Dunkel Radio's Mini-guide to Hamburg

As an electronic music lover passing through Hamburg, there are at least 2 places you must check out.

Dunkel Radio's Track of the Week

Dunkel Radio's Track of the Week

In which Andreas reps a deep winter banger from Smallville records' Julius Steinhoff.

Interview: MØ

Interview: MØ

Posted in Music by Ulrik

We had a chat with the Copenhagen-based, fine art student/chanteuse of the moment in her favorite Copenhagen coffee hang-out.

New Flavour in Your Ear: Jean Nipon – ‘Put it in the Trunk/Black Things On Desk/35 Thieves’

New Flavour in Your Ear: Jean Nipon – ‘Put it in the Trunk/Black Things On Desk/35 Thieves’

Our Parisian homies from ClekClekBoom sent us a preview of their 8th label release, which are three dark and dangerous bangers from enigmatic Institubes regular, Jean Nipon. It’s basically the next level dance floor jams you never knew you needed in your life.

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Dunkel Radio Interviews Lucy

Dunkel Radio Interviews Lucy

Listen to Dunkel Radio's interview with Sicilian techno connaisseur Lucy, who Najaaraq caught up with prior to his gig at Culture Box earlier this year.

Francesco Tristano in Berlin

Francesco Tristano in Berlin

Our old Friend and partner, Emil from Tartelet Records, just started blogging for us and in this, his virgin post, he'd like to tell you about a gig he recently went to featuring pianist and Carl Craig collaborator Franscesco Tristano. Let it rip, Emil.

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AIAIAI Australia Mix from Häzel

AIAIAI Australia Mix from Häzel

Our down-under division enlisted Melbourne-based producer Häzel on mix duties. Check out his hazy, J Dilla-influenced, instrumental hip hop steez after the jump.

AIAIAI x Stones Throw Present: Chrome Canyon at Mount Analog

In October 2012, AIAIAI partnered up with the great Stones Throw Records at local record shop Mount Analog to support the newest addition to their roster, the synth-freakery knowns as Chrome Canyon

Interview: Rangleklods

Interview: Rangleklods

Posted in Music by Ole

During the past couple of years the Copenhagen-based Dane, Rangleklods, has created a following in the underground scenes of Berlin and Denmark through original and ambitious tracks paired with intense and ever-changing live performances. We met up with Rangleklods for a chat about sound, production techniques and the genre-relativity within Berlin's music scene.

Dunkel Radio Interviews Ben UFO

Listen to Dunkel Radio's interview with Hessle Audio boss, Ben UFO, who Najaaraq caught up with prior to his gig at Culture Box earlier this year.

Dunkel Radio Loves Deso Records

Dunkel Radio Loves Deso Records

The classic sound of soulful New Jersey house music has seen a revival over the last few years with labels like My Love Is Underground, Slow To Speak, Madhouse, and producers like Brawther and Bicep. Deso records, one of the strongest new house labels in Denmark, is revitalizing this sound with a twist of modern deep and tech house.

The Nokia Open Song Project featuring Spleen United

The Nokia Open Song Project featuring Spleen United

Our graphic designer’s band have partnered up with Nokia for an open-ended project that splits their new track into 16 different sequences, effectively allowing anyone to switch it up and create their own interpretation of the song. Check out the video for the details on how it came together - and to see Kasper rocking make up in the middle of the day.

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Cosmic Kids' Day in the Desert

Cosmic Kids' Day in the Desert

Ron Poznansky from the Throne of Blood-signed, ethereal space-funk duo Cosmic kids attended 'SUP Magazine's 'A Day in the Desert', which resulted in this tight little photo diary from the Californian desert.

Interview: Bicep

Interview: Bicep

Posted in Music by Ulrik

We caught the Belfast-based house heads in the middle of their hectic tour for a quick Q&A about their favorite records, their choice of gear and their upcoming joints with John Talabot and Throne of Blood.

Dunkel Radio Loves Glenn Underground's – 'Atmosfear' (1996)

Dunkel Radio Loves Glenn Underground's – 'Atmosfear' (1996)

Taking into consideration the time the album was produced in, Glenn Undergrounds album 'Atmosfear' has a very futuristic sound. Glenn pioneered this particular sound, which has inspired a lot of current house producers and it contains everything from dreamy jazz-inspired house to hand-raising, booty-shaking Chicago house.

DJ Kicks: Hercules & Love Affair

DJ Kicks: Hercules & Love Affair

Contemporary dance music’s flamboyant flagship make a contribution to the renowned DJ Kicks series. Disco, 80s new beat, 90s house and current cuts get thrown into a mix that’s classically and unmistakably Hercules & Love Affair.

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Notes from the Storm: 2012 Mixes Edition

Notes from the Storm: 2012 Mixes Edition

Throne of Blood may be grappling with the aftermath of an angry broad named Sandy, but does that mean they'll neglect their blogging duties? Heeeell no! This post is about favorite but perhaps lesser-known DJ mixes from the past few months written by TOB's official VIBES COORDINATOR, Fred Dulson. NYC represent!

Dunkel Radio Loves the Polaron Collective

Dunkel Radio Loves the Polaron Collective

The Polaron Collective was established "within the void of the Danish electronic music scene for serious underground club music, to bring together like- minded people and showcase the broad and diverse sound of the Danish underground". Their second free compilation "Polaron Selections #2" is being released today, and in light of that occasion Dunkel Radio's Daniel Bruhn Jensen interviewed the two men behind the project.

AIAIAI x Dublab Party in Los Angeles

We partnered up with one of the world’s best internet radio stations for their 13th anniversary featuring Daedelus, Peanut Butter Wolf, The Gaslamp Killer and Teebs. Check out the video and get that sitting-in-front-of-your-computer-screen freak on.

Interview: Amir Alexander

Interview: Amir Alexander

Chicagoan Amir Alexander has been one of the most prolific and preeminent underground house producers and DJs of 2012. Dunkel Radio's Daniel Bruhn Jensen had a lengthy chat with him about his recent European tour, his first releases, his career and his future.

New Flavour in Your Ear: Die Antwoord – ‘Fatty Boom Boom’

New Flavour in Your Ear: Die Antwoord – ‘Fatty Boom Boom’

In which the gruesome South African twosome kick out more affronts to moral, decency and taste.

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Dunkel Radio Loves Nord Records

Dunkel Radio Loves Nord Records

Three labels has become synonymous with the house & techno vinyl scene in Denmark: Echocord, Tartelet Records and Teal Recordings. But a fourth might be added to this list in the near future: Nord Records.

Call Super Digs the Blues

Call Super Digs the Blues

Founded by The Rapture and James Friedman, the mighty Throne of Blood records cannot be messed with. They've blogged for us in the past, but we've now decided they're so unbelievably awesome they need their own profile. Everyone bid a warm welcome to James Friedman and his crew of esteemed bloggers! In this post, Throne of Blood signee Call Super riffs passionately on his love of blues music, which makes for a very interesting read indeed.

All Dom Wrong Made Us a Mix

All Dom Wrong Made Us a Mix

And it’s a highly satisfying journey into sophisticated & sexxxed-up, slo-mo evening vibes that gazes deeply into the mirror ball, but never gets lost. In Plant Music founder, Dominique Keegan’s world, it’s seemingly summer all year round and everyone rocks ruffled white suits and vintage Versace dresses while partying on a rooftop overlooking a vast tropical vista where palms trees sway in time with the beat of the Plant Music drum.

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Dunkel Radio's Current List of Favorites

Dunkel Radio's Current List of Favorites

Dunkel Radio's Andreas Rosendal lists the dance floor jams that float his boat at this moment in time.

Joy Orbison Podcast for Resident Advisor

Joy Orbison Podcast for Resident Advisor

Joy Orbison's podcast for the ever dependable Resident Advisor is a ride that finds the elusive artist in a more diplomatic mood.

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Interview: The Analog Roland Orchestra

Interview: The Analog Roland Orchestra

The Dunkel Radio peeps interview the one-man, Bavarian, Detroit-inspired analog orchestra on air. Listen to the full-length interview after the jump.

Rustie Live @ MoMA PS1

Rustie Live @ MoMA PS1

The maximalist badman from Glasgow tears up New York’s hipster hub and rocks TMA-1s while doing it. Our Tuesday just got a wee bit better.

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Interview: Robot Koch

Interview: Robot Koch

Posted in Music by Dunkel Radio

The Dunkel Radio crew are back with another great interview featuring a dope, Berlin-based artist. This one has an interesting name. Get your fill of Robot Koch after the jump.