Mantis Radio 219 + Dave Foster aka Huren
For the final Mantis Radio of 2016, we’ve a session from Dave Foster aka Huren. That and, we’ve fresh sound from Fifty Grand, New York Trax, Raven Sigh, Cod3x & Micron, Naidu, MethLab and more.
King Cannibal – Downtime [Ninja Tune]
Fifty Grand & Hellion – Plastic (Visitation Dream) [Fifty Grand]
NAH – NIGHT ME SHOW NIGHT [NAH]
Laksa – Contrasts [Timedance]
Prince of Denmark – Mentalbeam [Forum]
Ecotone – Arachnophobia [Constant Variables]
Zosima – Collective Unconscious [Noiztank]
Alex Alben – Chimera [New York Trax]
Liza Aikin – Luis XVI (Makaton modus vivendi mix) [Emetic]
NAH – noonewanna [NAH]
Mild Maynyrd – (Voidloss – Demons in uniform remix) [Darkfloor Sound]
Tomohiko Sagae – #2 [Rodz Konez]
Syn – Crisis [PROCSS]
LFO – Freak [Warp]
LNA – Pestilence [Raven Sigh]
Aaron Spectre – My Attitude [Jahmoni Music]
Cod3x & Micron – Laser [Bad Taste Recordings]
Audeka – Burst of Power [MethLab]
Naidu – Computer Help [Horizons Music]
DAVE FOSTER aka HUREN
Kranioklast – (S)ein Haar Im Sand / Finale Projektion [Principe Logique]
Morenceli – Caligula Statue [Black Water]
Keepsakes – Xenophonic Pub Man [T/W/B]
Collin Strange – Private Lives [L.I.E.S.]
Scan 7 – Direct Effect (Teste remix) [Detroit Underground]
Pessimist – Retrouvaile [UVB-76]
Valanx – Daughters Of The Everfire (Yves De Mey remix) [SonouS]
Orphx – Sever The Signal [Sonic Groove]
Edit Select & Antonio Ruscito – Projection 3 [Edit Select]
Sawf – Kopanidi [Vanila]
Raffaele Attanasio – Eutanasia [Letters From Jerusalem]
Sensive – Suprok (14anger remix) [Märked]
Bernard Krause & Merry Clayton – Performance [Warner Brothers]
Lucindo – Annihilation (Huren remix) [Overdraw]
Thene21 – Timeline [She Lost Kontrol]
With two decades of sonic abuse and experience, Dave Foster remains a formidable talent and a favourite of many (myself included).
Anyone with a passing interest in techno will likely have heard Probe Records’ ‘The Wipe‘ – a track he recorded under the name Teste (with fellow Canadian Himadri) back in ’92. A longtime affiliate of Berlin’s mighty Zhark Industries, Foster isn’t one to churn out endless versions of that early techno anthem, but has instead pushed the sonics into sharp, raw electronics, rhythmic noise and industrial deconstructs of “techno”. Something he describes as scumtronics. In 2015 he joined forces with Orphx’s Rich Oddie as O/H (Ontario Hospital). He continues to record solo material as Huren, MRTVI and has lots of material lined up for release next year.
His session tonight, our final of 2016, is deep, bleak and at points deliciously heavy. In session for Mantis Radio – Dave Foster.
Shouts to all our session guests, featured artists, labels and to you, our listeners. Thank you for your continued support. Here’s to 2017. Muchlove D.
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