There’s a large creative force surrounding Manchester’s Modern Love label. Aligned with the record distributer Boomkat, as well as Finders Keepers and several other outlets of inspired underground music of all stripes, the artists that work at and with Modern Love seem to have a knack for carving out very distinct takes on electronic music from ambient to techno. Demdike Stare is the duo of Miles Whittaker (MLZ, one half of Pendle Coven) and Sean Canty (Finders Keepers). Both are linked to Modern Love as artists and employees. Together the two create sample heavy music that melds dark drones, queasy techno, processed field recordings and various strains of ethnic music into one giant, throbbing dub dream.
Demdike Stare formed in 2009. The duo... Read More