Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Deaf Club


Was put onto Deaf Club by our friends Love Thy Neighbour, such a stunning band, with a FREE EP HERE go have a listen

Monday, 30 January 2012

SWIM DEEP


Swim Deep aren't just another lo fi electronic no wave band with pop hooks, they're much better.

Santa Maria (Demo) by SWIM DEEP
Isla Vista (Demo) by SWIM DEEP

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Pepe Deluxé



kinda feel like i shouldn't like this but i do... go figure... the video is amazing though

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Free School


Free School are great, not only is the music great, its live too! Defo ones to watch! The new single "Unravelling After The Lottery" is amazing and video is below

Friday, 27 January 2012

DARK PARTY LIVE ON RADIOLAB 97.1fm EVERY MONDAY


We're pumped to announce we'll be hosting a weekly radio show on the local radio station! Radio Lab 97.1fm. We'll be on EVERY MONDAY from 10pm til Midnight, use it to fall asleep too or pre party, who cares! This is gonna be tons of fun! Starting this Monday (30th Jan)

You can keep an eye on what else is being played on the station by either tuning in to 97.1fm or checking their twitter flow HERE

DeerBazan // Deerhoof


DeerBazan is the latest in a series of collaborative 7”s featuring guest vocalists singing self composed lyrics and vocal melodies over a Deerhoof instrumental.

Side A features David Bazan (Pedro the Lion, Headphones) on Deerhoof’s “No One Asked to Dance” (from Deerhoof vs. Evil).

Click HERE to buy it, its lovely

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Citizens! Reptile


The new video for Citizens! video went live yesterday on the Dazed website, here it is if you missed it! Great single!

Oberhofer


Oberhofer are giving away this little gem for free, its the new single, from the forthcoming album "Time Capsules II"on 14th April.

HEART - Oberhofer by Glassnotemusic

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Graphics


New single from GraphiCs, There's a Way Back, is awesome, in every sense of the word
Graphics - There's A Way Back by GETME!

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Young Fathers


Young Fathers have just drop a mxtape, with the intelligences of tv on the radio, but lyrically ability of legends, i don't wanna listen to anything else

download HERE

Nzca/Lines


Nzca/Lines is a chap from London, this is his first single, and its a stunner! For fans of Whitest Boy Alive and Django Django. Can't wait to hear more

NZCA/LINES - Okinawa Channels by Oohbrilliant

Monday, 23 January 2012

New Jack Peñate



I'm a bit biased when it comes to Jack Peñate, so I'll let you make your own mind up.

BoaBoa x

Unknown Mortal Orchestra


Unknown Mortal Orchestra were in loads of top 10's this year, but i've only just got round to checking this out... its fucking amazing!

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Candy Claw


Stumbled onto what i thought was a "new" band, instead it was just a great band i'd never heard of! Candy Claw are great, and if you click HERE you'll go to their bandcamp and can listen to all their stuff, enjoy sundays!

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Meek Mill





How the fuck did i miss this?!

Friday, 20 January 2012

GoldFFinch


Fuuuuck! Haven't been this excited about something in a long time! GoldFFinch are gonna be ones to watch! Go buy the 12 from any of these places!

boomkat
juno.co.uk
chemickal

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Diagrams


Diagrams single "Tall Buildings" is free at the moment on itunes, you should go get it

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Being There


Really feeling Being There, click HERE to download and here more stuff!

Being There - Tomorrow by thisisfakediy

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Zulu Winter We Should Be Swimming


Can't wait for the Zulu Winter album to drop, really love everything released so fair, check this new single out

We Should Be Swimming by Zulu Winter

Monday, 16 January 2012

NITE FIELDS



Nite Fields are my kinda party... Such a great little find, really digging this

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Yelle Comme Un Enfant


Yelle is just amazing
interesting fact, my nose bends the same way as her's....

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Rhyton


This is my first introduction into Rhyton, but being its on Thrill Jockey, you know its gonna be great! This 7 minute jam does not disappoint, for fans of prog/monging out!

Friday, 13 January 2012

Girls Girls Girls


So happy for Dominique Young Unique been on this girl for FOREVER! And only just seemed to be getting the attention! Check out her new mixtape HERE


Miss Eaves is new to me, but shes just dropped a new video and mix tape too, click HERE

Allow the false lady beef right now, its all possi

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Murkage Torches



Our friends Murkage release this little beast for FREE form HERE. Strongest track of theirs to drop, and you know there's only better to come! Still one of the most talked about live acts from the UK at the moment, defo ones to go and see

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Porcelain Raft


Feel in love with Porcelain Raft the second this song kicked off! Just about to start a UK tour with M83, he's got a few dates of his own, one defo to check out!

January
17 Bristol, UK - Trinitiy w/ M83
18 Manchester, UK - Ritz w/ M83
19 Glasgow, UK - Arches w/ M83
20 Leeds, UK - Cockpit w/ M83
21 Birmingham, UK - HMV Institute w/ M83
22 Brighton, UK - Concorde 2 w/ M83
24 Oxford, UK - Academy w/ M83

February
12 London, UK - HMV Next Big Thing @ Garage **NEW SHOW**
16 London, UK - Shepherds Bush Empire w/ M83

Porcelain Raft - Unless You Speak From Your Heart by DOJAGSC

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

LUTON BEER FESTIVAL 2012



As you may or may not know, all at Dark Party are massive fans of all things beers and the like. We all headed out for this last year and it was amazing! This is something as a local you should really support! Was great seeing tons of regulars there!

The Festival runs from Thursday 16th February to Saturday 18th;

Thu 5pm - 11pm
Fri noon - 11pm (then EDGE for the Snakebite challenge)
Sat noon - 11pm

113 Real Ales
36 Local Ales
16 Different Ciders and Perries

Its being held at the Hightown Sports and Arts Centre on Concorde St. Click HERE for more info

See you there

Monday, 9 January 2012

Mike Wexler


If there's one thing i've learnt is that you can always rely on Mexican Summer to find you a gem, and Mike Wexler is no different, love this track

Mike Wexler - Pariah by Mexican Summer

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Mike Snow x Alex Metric


This little remix really adds depth, and a little dance to the new Mike Snow single

Devil's Work (Alex Metric Remix) by miikesnow

Saturday, 7 January 2012

We Have Band


Where Are Your People marks the return of We Have Band, and what a return, can't wait to hear their new album, great dark vibe to their current direction

Where Are Your People? by We Have Band

Monday, 2 January 2012

gingerjohn's 2011

Its been a weird one, but i'm not complaining

Singles (in no order, other than it sounds best this way)

Fair Ohs - Everything Is Dancing

Everything Is Dancing from Fair Ohs on Vimeo.



Cloud Nothings
- Should Have




Ringo Deathstarr - Sweet Girl




Mikal Cronin - Get Along



The Black Lips - Raw Meat

Black Lips - "Raw Meat" from Urban Outfitters on Vimeo.



The Black Keys - Lonely Boy



Real Estate - It's Real



Bombay Bicycle Club
- Shuffle



Los Campesinos! - By Your Hand



Black Black Hills - A Drowning



Future Islands - Before the Bridge



Austra - Lose It



Love Inks - Wave Goodbye



Summer Camp - Better Off Without You



Making Friendz - Something to Believe In

This song isn't on the internet, so just go buy it

Beat Connection - Silver Screen



Theme Park - A Mountain We Love



Citizens!
- True Romance



Suuns - Arena



Metronomy - The Look



The Weeknd
- House Of Balloons // Glass Table Girls





Honourable mentions...

White Denim - Tony Fatti
The Social Club - The Remedy
Tyson - After You're Gone (The Magician Remix)
Surfer Blood - I'm Not Ready
Spectrals - Confetti
Total Slacker - Secret VHS Collection
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans (Penguin Prison Remix)
254 - Scarlet
Wavves - I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl
Yelawolf - Hard White (Up In The Club)
Kai Fish - My Anima
The Rapture - How Deep Is Your Love
Joe Goddard - Gabriel (feat. Valentina)
Mark Ronson & The Business International - Record Collection
Yuck - Get Away
Craft Spells - After the Moment
John Maus - Quantum Leap
Canon Blue - Indian Summer (Des Moines)
FRIENDS - Friend Crush
Azari & III - Manic
Theophilus London - Flying Overseas
Bass Drum Of Death - GB City
Flash Fiktion - Capsules Of Sun
JEFF the Brotherhood - U Got The Look
Ben Westbeech - Falling
Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix)
Gardens & Villa - Black Hills


Albums (in no order)

Nils Frahm - Felt
Mikal Cronin - s/t
Future Islands - On The Water
Ringo Deathstarr - Sparkle
Making Friendz - Social Life
Fair Ohs - Everything is Dancing
Red Fang - Murder The Mountain
The Weeknd - House of Balloons
Suuns - Zeroes QC
Cloud Nothings - s/t
The Black Lips - Arabia Mountain
Lia Ices - Grown Unknown
Sleeping Bag - s/t


Highlights

DJing a French Music Festival
Re Opening EDGE
Berlin
SXSW
Putting on Nicola Bear / Flash Fiktion / Sleeping with Wolves / Citizens! / IROK
Releasing "The Ocean" by Young Rival
The Knockouts film of Luton
Royal Bangs tour
Twin Shadow at The Scala
Chris Goldfinger and David Rodigan at Edge
Berlin
Stockholm
DARK PARTY 3rd BIRTHDAY HOUSE PARTY
India
DARK PARTY ZOMBIE BEACH PARTY
Starting Bedford
Ringo Deathstarr at The Lexington
New tattoo

Sunday, 1 January 2012

Happy New Year



Last night saw the busiest Edge new years eve EVER, over 300 people, so a massive thanks to all