Welcome to Darker Sounds. A close knit family of dark techno and dark minimal enthusiasts. Hefty's label Darker Sounds is the sound of your deepest, darkest dreams smack-full of bass added in for good measure. Starting from its first release of over 2 years ago, the label has remained uncompromising in its faithfulness to the unique sound of the underground and also to the support of its artists, and has since exploded on the scene with over 60 signed acts and an enviable catalog of fresh and innovative tunes that are more than the sum of their beats.
Truly a label run by artists and for artists, the Darker Sounds ethos emphasises quality over quantity, creativity over cliche, and honesty over ego, and is open to any new or established artist obsessed with the sounds of dark techno and dark minimal. Taking pride in its unmatched commitment to its artists, Darker Sounds will take you through the process from start to finish, lending you the experience and support you need to realise your full potential.
This approach to music-making hasn't gone unnoticed, and 2014 saw a series of hugely successful label nights hosted across the EU and attended by newcomers and die-hard Darker-Sounds fans alike. With all that national and international attention, the Darker Sounds label is set to ride the momentum and dominate 2015, forging ahead with its immaculate track record of releases steeped in that notorious Darker-Sounds pitch-black techno and minimal genius."