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.

Read Posted in Music by Rasmus
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.

Efterklang’s 4th album, Piramida, is Out Next Week

Efterklang’s 4th album, Piramida, is Out Next Week

And what better way to warm up than with the first single from that album?

Read Posted in Music by Annette
AIAIAI and Yuri Suzuki Present: The MAKE THE CITY SOUND BETTER Sound Taxi

Coming to a London street near you! AIAIAI and acclaimed Japanese sound artist, Yuri Suzuki, have realized an ambitious design- and sound art project involving an eye-catching 'Sound Taxi' that records the surrounding noise of London and turns it into music. The Taxi is driving around London now and livestreaming from the entire trip!

Festival of Endless Gratitude

Festival of Endless Gratitude

It must be the feeling of an endless gratitude in the air that makes this festival such a special place to be each year. We do not recommend missing this one. Starting today, September the 2oth!

Read Posted in Music by Diana
New Flavour in Your Ear: Vessel – ‘Court of Lions’

New Flavour in Your Ear: Vessel – ‘Court of Lions’

Tri Angle’s latest signing knocks our socks off with a track that sounds like the actual, physical realization of warp drive technology. Ladies and gentlemen, the 22-year-old Bristolian producer known as Vessel is floating in space.

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Flying Lotus - 'Until the Quiet Comes'

Flying Lotus - 'Until the Quiet Comes'

Touching and visually superior short film by Kahlil Joseph featuring music from the new Flying Lotus album. Words are redundant...

Read Posted in Music by Kristian
4 Apps for New Music Discovery

4 Apps for New Music Discovery

Here at AIAIAI we love to discover new music and therefore devote quite some time to do just that. There's a certain satisfaction in digging up little-known gems. However, recent years have seen a boom in great apps that help you discover new music and if you have an iPad or iPhone, why not use the means at your disposal?

Read Posted in Music by Annette
Hhappiness @ Trailerpark Festival

Hhappiness @ Trailerpark Festival

Diana says you should check out Hhappiness. Do it now!

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Tomas Barfod Get Physical Mix

Tomas Barfod Get Physical Mix

In which one of our favorite DJ-slash-producers gets pensive and introvert with vibrant vocals and soaring soundscapes.

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Review: Jimmy Edgar @ Trailerpark Festival

Review: Jimmy Edgar @ Trailerpark Festival

The lean king of sleazed-up techno, Detroit’s favorite new son of the motor city beat, gave it hard and fast to the Royal Stage at the opening night of Trailerpark.

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The AIAIAI Guide to Trailerpark 2012

It’s going down and it’s going down hard. 3 days, 3 stages, 59 acts and a horde of party freaks, is the relentless order of the weekend. Moreover, this year we’ve got an AIAIAI stage, so there’s no excuse not to come. Mesdames et messieurs, let us take you by the hand and guide you into the sweet, soul-destroying oblivion that is Trailerpark Festival 2012!

Matthew Dear's 'Beams' is Out Now

Matthew Dear's 'Beams' is Out Now

And chances are that the new man in black has crafted yet another breathtaking opus filled with uplifting avant-pop and darkly romantic, 21st century soul. An essential purchase, in other words.

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Grimes Releases New Self-directed Video for ‘Genesis’

Grimes Releases New Self-directed Video for ‘Genesis’

Cybergoths, gangsta caps, snakes and medieval weaponry; it can only be the latest Grimes video.

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Friday ACID Post # 17

Friday ACID Post # 17

Posted in Music by Ulrik

In which DMX Krew gets his long overdue ACID post feature.

Dunkel Radio Loves Phoebe Kiddo

Dunkel Radio are Copenhagen's preeminent underground radio station. And they've been nice enough to grace our space with a monthly guest post. This month Najaraaq had a chat with Berlin-based, enigmatic producer, Phoebe Kiddo.

Kutmah's FACT Mix

Kutmah's FACT Mix

Is very good. No, seriously, you should listen to it. Now.

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New Flavour in Your Ear: Aster - 'Danza'

New Flavour in Your Ear: Aster - 'Danza'

Okay, so this particular flavour isn’t completely new. Aster’s 'Danza' was released at the beginning of this month… but we hope you can let the slight lateness slide when you immerse yourself in the all-around sickness of this tune.

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Shut Up and Play the Hits

Shut Up and Play the Hits

Rasmus reviews the documentary that captures LCD Soundsystem's last stand.

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