Wednesday, 3 August 2011

DER022 released today!

The latest release from Diskette Etikette Rekords is out today! Within the Finite by Consistency Nature (DER022)

2 tracks and 18 minutes of lobit ambience and melodic drone, on one shiny floppy in a plastic cd wallet. This is around the 40th release this year from Consistency Nature, and a cracking one it is too. Available from today for just £2.50 UK/£3.50 everywhere else, by emailing or visiting (soon)

In other news DER is featured on the latest episode of the wonderful Tibol lobit radio show - including an interview with myself alongside various tracks from our back catalogue. You can listen now at

Our next release will be a single from the awesome UK hardcore band Pariso - this will be out on August 12th, and there will be a release show that night at the Unicorn in Camden - more info soon!!!


Wednesday, 13 July 2011

DER021 out now!

The latest release from Diskette Etikette Rekords is available now:

DER021 Cryovolcano - 008

45 minutes of lovely synth pop and electro drone from the lobit Godfather Cryovolcano.

There are 30 copies of this, in the signature brown paper envelope. Copies available for purchase/trade by getting in touch with me/visiting the website!

The next three releases after this are already taking shape - An EP from Consistency Nature, a 30 minute opus from Rainbow Valley that will come with its own floppy disk drive, and, very excitingly, a brand new exclusive single from UK hardcore band Pariso!

More info on all those soon, but for now, all you need is Cryovolcano.


PS - I may give up with this blog soon and go back to just using the news section of the website - any comments on this are welcome!

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Now That's What I Call Retro-Futurism Vol. 2

Hello floppy fans!

Exciting news - the second volume in our compilation series is out now! 14 tracks, 2 floppies, plastic cases, tags, £3.50. There's even a video on this bad boy!

It includes the following:

Field recordings from bjerga/iversen (Norway)
Lo-bit calculator music from Graffiti Mechanism (USA)
Dark Ambient from Heirdrain (Canada)
Vegan grind from Meatpacker (England)
Weirdness from Consistency Nature (USA)
Noise from Paregorik (Czech Republic)
Grindcore from Rectal Twat (USA)
Electronica from Subterrestrial (USA)
Noisecore from Ugly Rumors (Czech Republic)
Noise from 1 + 1 = A Window (Wales) - in lo-fi and hi-fi versions
Acoustic noisecore from D//Cereghini (Canada)
Circuit bent toys from Zebra Mu (England)
Drone from Back to the Fucking Future (?)

And a video from German techno meister Sascha Müller.

All for just £3.50, a reet bargain I'm sure you'll agree. 35 copies as usual, get in quick!

After that excitement will come an album very shortly from the king of lo-bit, Cryovolcano, releases from Consistency Nature, Rainbow Valley, \\\Sorry/Socrates/// and boy+girl, plus many more after that.

As always, is the place to visit.


Monday, 16 May 2011

Te Lloraría un Puto Río...

The latest release from Diskette Etikette Rekords is now out! It's a single from the awesome Mexican screamo band Te Lloraría un Puto Río (translated as I'll Cry You A Fucking River, I believe!). A new version of Canción de Amor Sin Titulo, which appeared on a 4-way split 8" last year.

35 copies in a clear self seal bag, with card/tracing paper inserts. this looks lovely, and sounds amazing. Get a copy from our shop for just £2.50 UK/£3.50 everywhere else. Or email

Next up will be the second in our series of compilations, followed by releases from Cryovolcano, Consistency Nature, rainbow Valley and Sorry//Socrates.

More details on those coming very soon!


Monday, 4 April 2011

Graffiti Mechanism

At long last the latest release from Diskette Etikette is ready to be unleashed!

DER019 Graffiti Mechanism - send-ROM-files

3 tracks of late night ambient techno from long-time DER supporter Graffiti Mechanism, aka Adam Crammond, head of Proc and 4m@ records. Lo-fi, minimal and uplifting. Packaged in the trademark brown envelope, and limited to just 27 copies.

Available from 05 April for £2.50 UK/£3.50 everywhere else, email to get a copy, or visit the shop ( And as always trades are very welcome!


Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Floppy grind!

The debut EP from UK one man grind/powerviolence artist Ciderfiend is the latest release on Diskette Etikette. 5 tracks of grindcore with a touch of doom, the Summer Blend EP comes packaged in a handmade cardboard sleeve, in a choice of 7 colours.
35 copies only, available from now for just £2.50.

Trades are also very welcome, so if anyone fancies adding some floppy grind to their distro get in touch!

Next up is a single from Te Lloraria Un Puto Rio, followed by a new Graffiti Mechanism EP.

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Sunday, 30 January 2011

2011 releases

The first two releases of 2011 are available now, and what cracking releases they are!

First up we have a 5-diskette DS techno opus from Germany's Sascha Müller, entitled Krankenhaus Traxx. Recorded during a spell in hospital last year, and suitably packaged in bandages. There are just 14 copies of this, of which only 6 remain. Available from the shop ( for £3.50 UK/£4.00 everywhere else.

Next up we have "The Cholesky Decomposition Method" from the experimental Norwegian duo bjerga/iversen. A single 18 minute drone workout, processed from layers of electronics, guitars, tape recorders and contact mics, and pressed on to one lovely floppy disk. These come packaged in black felt pouches, hand made by my Grandma. 35 copies of this, available by emailing, and from the shop soon!

Next up, after a quick holiday, will be the Summer Blend EP by one man grind/powerviolence artist Ciderfiend, which as usual will have some pretty special packaging! Then we have releases from Te Lloraria Un Puto Rio and Graffiti Mechanism, followed by our second compilation.

Keep it floppy