Club Feature: Get Deep/About Blank

Club Feature: Get Deep/About Blank

The monthly Get Deep party at About/Blank has become a rather legendary night. The line up is always killer (Floating Points, Prins Thomas, and Caribou are previous selectors), the club full euphoric people and the big garden behind the venue is just perfect for warm summer nights. I caught up with the GD crew to ask about the secret behind their success only to find out that Ping-Pong is king…

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Dunkel Radio Interviews Innerspace Halflife

"Three machines, two people, taking you to a pocket galaxy all day." Daniel caught up with Chicagoan duo Hakim Murphy & Ike Release for a talk about their blossoming project Innerspace Halflife ahead of their upcoming first tour of Europe.

Dunkel Radio Interviews FaltyDL

Dunkel Radio’s Najaaraq has an honest talk with FaltyDL about courage, fear and Louis C.K.

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?

Spleen United Germany Tour 2013

Spleen United Germany Tour 2013

Kasper's band is touring Germany at the moment. Do we really need to state the obvious? Go see the boys tear it up at venue near you!

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Dunkel Radio Interviews Distal

Najaaraq caught the rising, Atlanta-based producer Distal on Skype for a chat about his religious upbringing and falling in love with the rave.

AIAIAI Live: Shabazz Palaces @ Loppen

We went to Loppen to check out Sub Pop artists THEEsatisfaction and the mighty Shabazz Palaces who played at this stellar CPH:DOX Event. Thanks to CPH:DOX for setting us up and letting us in.

Black Magic Boman

Black Magic Boman

Posted in Music by Emil

I got to know Axel Boman a few years ago in Berlin and we have kept contact ever since. Besides being a great producer and DJ, he is a decent guy with a very sympathetic outlook on the world – and he loves eating hotdogs in Christiania. Adorable!

Pixelife on Post-minimalism

Pixelife on Post-minimalism

Throne of Blood's Pixelife muses on the genre that shaped his formative years from Steve Reich to William Basinski, resulting in a choice little read and an excellent introduction to post-minimalist music.

Dunkel Radio's Guide to Paris

Dunkel Radio's Guide to Paris

As an electronic music lover visiting Paris, these are the 3 must-go-to places in town.

Brandt Brauer Frick's New Album, 'Miami'

Brandt Brauer Frick's New Album, 'Miami'

Brandt Brauer Frick's forthcoming album should not be slept on says Emil.

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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

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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.