Influences 01: DeepChord
Rod Modell explores the influences behind his upcoming album.

Influences is a new XLR8R podcast series, of sorts. As many of you know, we run the weekly series and have done so for more than a decade. It was only a few months ago that we celebrated our 500th sub…

Waveform Transmission V2.0-2.9
Rod Modell and Chris Troy return with a classy EP.

London-based ambient-experimental label Astral Industries continue on their trajectory with a lush and expansive double 12″ from Waveform Transmission. Originally a one-off collaboration between…

DeepChord to Release New Soma Records LP
'Auratones' LP is scheduled for October 20 release.

Detroit’s dub techno and ambient expert DeepChord (a.k.a Rod Modell) is releasing a new album, Auratones, on Soma Records. Modell is most widely known for a great number of releases on Soma Reco…

DeepChord: "I rarely see daylight in my music."
With the new 'Ultraviolet Music,' Rod Modell continues his quest for darkly beautiful places.

“I think every geographic local has a unique vibration. I like places that have a nice majestic feel…I hunt for darkly beautiful places.” Rod Modell, better known as DeepChord, is going into detail ab…

Deepchord Vantage Isle Sessions

For those that missed the fleeting vinyl release in 2007, Rod Modell’s Vantage Isle resurfaces on Echospace as a full CD with extra trimmings. Co-piloted by Steven Hitchell (Soultek), Sessions stacks …

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