A sweeping primer on the legendary London-based label’s back catalogue.
The Bristol-based musician has crafted an intense work that “bridges dubwise, isolationist electronics and modern soundsystem dynamics.”
You know those people who say, “I’m only wearing black until they make a darker color”? Well, guess what…
A magickian may never share his true secrets, but we’ll share new music from Crystal Castles, Married In Berdichev, Oake, LIL DEATH and more.
The Rvdxr Klvn frontman keeps it trvx with his latest EP, a grim and grimy slab of audio evil that feels like his strongest and most well-produced release to date.
This left me speechless—and so did the new sounds from Charli XCX, Pictureplane, T.E.A.M.S., Blackest Ever Black, Azar Swan and more!
DJ, promoter, and EB writer Daniel Jones travels through the underground of Japan as his blackest ever gold alias. Join him on his drunken adventures through Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, and download an exclusive live DJ set from one of his shows.
Even at this early stage in her career, Hauff shows that she’s more than capable of shaping dance out of destruction, as well as leading the listener to moments of beauty.
A guide for the Grinch in all of us, and new carols from Egyptrixx, Blackest Ever Black and more!
Explore the textured, personal electronics of Blackest Ever Black’s Dalhous, and find out what drove them from the arcane funeral-pyre sounds of their previous work as Young Hunting.
The 7-inch is out via Dal Forno’s newly founded label on April 16.
The experimental electronic mix includes recent cuts from artists like Pablo’s Eye, K. Leimer and De Leon.
The Berlin-based electronic musician shares a mix of tracks that inspired her sound.
Get familiar with the sounds that Berlin Atonal Festival represents, from ’80s industrial to modern techno.
Discover the artists, anarchist book shops, experimental venues and traditional milk bars making Poznań a haven for Poland’s DIY culture.
From Frank Ocean to Pauline Oliveros, we count down summer 2016 favorites and imagined what their listeners did these past few months.
Four innovative Bristolian musicians lead us through an entertaining and schizophrenic b2b DJ set on an imaginary cruise ship. And they troll Squarepusher.
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Aïsha Devi’s Of Matter and Spirit endeavors to restore a sense of ritual and the sacred to contemporary dance music. Her tracks cut through illusory layers of reality, dragging listeners into a mindful here and now. On March 18, the Houndstooth label will release a cache of reality-expanding remixes by Throwing Shade, Lakker, Mind:Body:Fitness and … Continued
Up your smoking accessory game by a notch or ten with these new papes from Ilian Tape, the Munich label owned by The Zenker Brothers.
“Stop Suffering” is equal parts pain and pleasure—the melancholy of crushed desire, the glory of both love and the pain it brings.
Daniel Jones chats with the owner of Darklands, a Berlin-based avant-garde clothing store popular among techno DJs.
We asked you what imprints were delivering the sounds you loved most this year, and you happily obliged us. What were the results? Find out inside!
In our new Beats Per Month column, we review a clutch of the most intriguing electronic music currently on offer. This month, Robin Howells rounds up Regis and Russell Haswell’s Concrete Fence, Mark Fell, Moin, DJ Q, R-Zone and Saga.
Want to know what’s on the stereo at EBHQ? Here’s this week’s editors’ selection with mixes and tracks from Le1f, Jessy Lanza, Mike G and Manni Dee.
Want to know what’s been going into the collective ears of EBHQ? Here’s this week’s selection with mixes and tracks from Earl Sweatshirt, NA, Guenter Schlienz and Disclosure.
The historic event returns to the city after a 23 year hiatus, bringing a zero nostalgia line-up of adventurous sounds. In this final installment of the three-part interview, EB contributing editor Daniel Jones gets the details on the line-up and events.
Want to know what’s been going into the collective ears of EBHQ? Here’s this week’s selection featuring tracks by Diana, Raspberry Bulbs and Gangsta Boo.
Brian Williams takes you on a revelatory journey which might not feel very holy, but just might make you feel whole.
“Evocative of giant walls, hulking beams and barriers both oppressing and disintegrating as we outlive them”
Like a rather bedraggled and dusty phoenix, goth has rebirthed itself in a way that echoes its 30+ year history as well as explores new ground.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Downwards label. Angus Finlayson speaks to co-founder Regis about the label’s origins, future, and the artists that have shaped both. Before British Murder Boys and after Sandwell District, Downwards remains.
Fresh from a year-long sabbatical, the Berlin-based experimetal group have formed a new sabbat of cinematically-driven compositions that are as darkly absorbing and mood-driven as they are body-breaking.
Dominick Fernow explores more and more the sinister reaches of techno, while never losing his hypnotic power: “All the elements that existed in his earlier work—aggression, the steady howl of drone, a feeling of some monstrous work being done just beyond your perception—exist here. They’ve just been reformatted, re-imagined.”
Just a few days ago I did my 2012 Editor’s Picks and of course forgot a lot of interesting and important things. Here I’ll focus more on what to come in 2013.
2012 is nearly over but Eastern Haze columnist Lucia Udvardyova has some final words on a year that threw up some outstanding moments. Including a memorable performance from Жълти Стъклa atop a Soviet monument in Varna.
What label were you feeling the hardest this year? You voted, and we counted. Expect showings by 4AD, Tri Angle and Pan.
From the blissful sorrows of Chelsea Wolfe to the militarized techno grimness of Vatican Shadow, find out what our most esoteric writer has chosen to call ‘audio heaven’ this year.
Light a candle. Draw the required sigils. Now, raise your arms above your head and slowly, gently, exhale your soul. You won’t need it here. This is Audioccult, and it’s time to get low. Undoubtedly the biggest thing to happen in the last week was My First Chelsea Wolfe Show. I sincerely hope it won’t … Continued
Now you’ll never be without something great to listen to. This list compiles some of our favorite EB Radio mixes.
f you can’t afford to up your techno fashion game at Berlin’s blackest ever shop Darklands, Sven Väth has just announced his winter collection.
A fascinating and beautiful new look at the work of one of the weirdest punk bands of the ’80s, seen through the eyes of one of the most intriguing artists of the Now.
Explore the ideology of three of Berlin’s blackest magickians, along with new sounds and visuals from Bruxa, Deathface, and Angels in America.
Sick of hearing ‘Every Day is Halloween’? Grab some dark new sounds to make your October 31st the blackest ever.
The living no longer matter; we feed on and regurgitate our dead in ways that would make their ghosts scream if they hadn’t already been recycled into eco-friendly iPod cases.