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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
In which the gruesome South African twosome kick out more affronts to moral, decency and taste.
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.
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.
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.
Dunkel Radio's Andreas Rosendal lists the dance floor jams that float his boat at this moment in time.
Joy Orbison's podcast for the ever dependable Resident Advisor is a ride that finds the elusive artist in a more diplomatic mood.
The Dunkel Radio peeps interview the one-man, Bavarian, Detroit-inspired analog orchestra on air. Listen to the full-length interview after the jump.
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.
And what better way to warm up than with the first single from that album?
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!
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!
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.
Touching and visually superior short film by Kahlil Joseph featuring music from the new Flying Lotus album. Words are redundant...
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?
Diana says you should check out Hhappiness. Do it now!