Archive for November, 2014

Thanks once again to Glasklinge Zeitenlicht and Julia Z for including ‘IDKFA’ on the latest Midnight Radio compilation. Once again its a 30 track free download of electronic wonderment. Fill your boots people!

D.N.P…Dona Nobis Pacem…Grant us peace

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Thanks to John E Smoke for featuring D.N.P on his weekly radio show. Here’s the podcast of it also featuring Burial Hex and Nadja. D.N.P in pretty good company there!
http://mixcloud.com/MidlandsMetalheads/dark3rd-8thnov2014/

D.N.P…Dona Nobis Pacem…Grant us peace

Interlard have never been in the business of providing you with ‘easy listening’ and their latest album ‘Late’ is no exception. I have been listening to their disturbing experiments for some years ever since my old podcasting and community radio days. I found that to line up an Interlard track to close my show would really piss off the next DJ to come on the air as it’s primitive racket would more likely encourage an audience to switch off than continue listening. Their track ‘Song of the sirens’ from the album ‘Sticky’ which consisted of only mangled car/fire alarms and emergency vehicle sirens was great for that.

‘Late’ continues their evolution away from their predominantly electronic based earlier work in favour of bone crushingly heavy, repetitive and Neanderthal riffs, almost as if Tony Iommi had lost most of his fingers in that factory accident. It is layered with caveman drumming and the muddy distorted synth chaos like you’d find in early Whitehouse tracks. Frighteningly, their distorted industrial sludge is danceable and almost (dare I say it?) catchy. 

This album works like a cross between Boris and Merzbow’s ‘Feedbacker’ collaboration and Lard’s epic track ‘Time to melt’. Recommended.

D.N.P…Dona Nobis Pacem…Grant us peace

D.N.P Rotting Away micro reviews

Posted: November 17, 2014 in Reviews
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D.N.P’s latest album ‘Rotting Away’ has received a couple of micro reviews.

On Twitter @AmbientExotica writes ‘Steel mill decortications, caustic hoarfrost, percolating Hauntology acids, recondite sawtooth drones—you *are* a Brummie alright!’ https://twitter.com/AmbientExotica/status/533499639639867392

Whereas ‘I want to put something in your ear’ goes for ‘Low pass burning’
http://iwanttoputsomethinginyourear.tumblr.com/post/102447427708/0268-d-n-p-rotting-away

Reviews are gratefully welcomed.If you want to provide feedback on any D.N.P release then please get in touch. Go to my contact page for details.

D.N.P…Dona Nobis Pacem…Grant us peace

Thanks to the fantastic Glasklinge Zeitenlicht and Julia Zimt, D.N.P has again been featured on their bumper 30 track, free download compilations. ‘Icon of Sin’ taken from the IDDQD=GOD album (see my bandcamp page for free download) is track 26. Also featured in this compilation is the superb Cousin Silas. Download and enjoy.

D.N.P…Dona Nobis Pacem…Grant us peace

I am proud to announce the release of ‘Rotting Away’ on the superb Petroglyph label. Download free through bandcamp or the Internet Archive

The absence of light occurs everywhere. Every day we feel the impact of its unsympathetic
tendrils….and with the darkness….fear, revulsion and horror reveals itself….

These tracks were recorded January – September 2014 in the post-industrial
surroundings of Birmingham, UK.

The cover shows an image of the former Central Library of Birmingham,
currently scheduled for demolition.