future echoes

a new ep by the difference engine will be released tomorrow, june 17, 2014. it is entitled “future echoes” and contains the following songs:   choke future echoes the last terrible surprise (featuring mark hallam of ex machinae and downcity armory) inertia ég kem aftur (featuring HEK) olsen june gloom   the ep is the result […]


for the first time since 2010 or so, the difference engine is back on itunes. feel free to stream/purchase our music within the wonderful locked confines of the apple ecosystem!   (note: not quite sure who the guys who created “strange angles” are, but they are not us.)   Link


in this post-strange aeons world, there isn’t much to report at the moment, but we can always give you a friendly reminder to head over to bandcamp to check out TDE music you may not have heard yet.

the stars are right, pt. 3

The Difference Engine, Strange Aeons lineup

i’m not quite sure what to add to this story (the photos and video can tell the story) other than the utmost of gratitude to niels hobbs and the entire necronomicon team, the big nazo band, the darkest of the hillside thickets, the sultans of sax, and frenchy and the punk for helping create the perfect […]

The Stars Are Right, pt. 2

Providence from Point Street Bridge

we arrived in providence early last evening for an evening of unjustified (as of yet) celebrations. we stopped at a restaurant near our hotel (and todd’s place) called whiskey republic. overlooking the canal with a pink floyd “animals”-esque factory across the way, it’s an oddly picturesque view of the city from that particular vantage. after […]

the stars are right, pt. 1

The Difference Engine Necronomicon Flyer

in honor of our performance at necronomicon providence tomorrow evening, i’m going to do a bit of musing on how i’ve spent the last two years of my life, and what’s going to transpire over the next few days.   in january of 2011, i was finishing up an ep i had been working on […]

Strange Aeons


Strange Aeons is now available digitally. Enjoy!   Link

necronomicon providence


as we round the corner into shipping out physical copies of strange aeons and its digital release (the plan is for the two to occur concurrently) we’re happy to announce that we will be performing a single performance of the album in its entirety. quite fittingly, it will be at necronomicon, the east coast’s premier […]

the next album


as you’ve likely seen if you’re here on this page, the difference engine has been engaging in an indiegogo campaign to raise funds for the next album, strange aeons. the campaign was a success, and this record is going to be incredible.   the campaign was largely to cover the cost of the supplies we […]

…and we’re back

er, sorry for the down time. this site will slowly be reconstructed.   a lot of tde updates happening soon. we live in exciting times.   in the meantime, i’ve joined the band vary lumar. be sure to check them out.