Demdike Stare

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Demdike Stare
Origin Manchester, United Kingdom
Genres Dark ambient, ambient dub, electronic, IDM
Years active 2009–present
Labels Modern Love
Members Sean Canty
Miles Whittaker

Demdike Stare is a dark ambient and electronic music duo formed by DJ Sean Canty and producer Miles Whittaker. The project was conceived in 2009 and based out of Manchester.


Demdike Stare was formed in 2009 by Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker, both of whom were already well-established in Manchester's music scene. Whittaker is also known for his work in Pendle Coven and under his solo projects, MLZ, Daughter of the Industrial Revolution, Suum Cuique, and Miles. Canty is a respected DJ and also known for his involvement with Finders Keepers, an archival label based in Manchester and London. Their mixtapes and albums incorporate a wide variety of influence from Jazz to Library Music, and Industrial. they have steadily shifted their sound and setup throughout the span of the project. [1][2][3][4]



  1. ^ Buchanan, John D. "Demdike Stare". Allmusic. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Gibb, Rory (February 17, 2011). "Unholy Matrimony: An Interview With Demdike Stare". The Quietus. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  3. ^ Mansfield, Joseph Stannard,Greg Tate,Louis Pattison,Kurt Gottschalk,Mark Pilkington,Byron Coley,Clive Bell,Chal Ravens,Sam Richards,Jon Marshall,Nick Cain,Joe. "The Wire 358". The Wire Magazine - Adventures In Modern Music. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  4. ^ "EX.124 Demdike Stare". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2017-11-12.

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