The second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike’s favourites from 2020 packed w/ techno, electro, drum & bass, breakcore and more.
Over the last few weeks Mike’s been going back through all the music he has and heard in 2020, resulting in the first of two End of Year specials highlighting his favourites.
Mike brings you power electronics, old skool hardcore, breakbeat, witch house, new Ontal, Bongripper’s doom metal, early Photek and Dillinja, sclist’s dub tech, Forest Swords remixing Neneh Cherry, new Alex Banks, some beautiful ambient, and a Scott Walker cover by UK thrash band TRIAL.
In session it’s industrial jungle / breakcore don Christoph de Babalon. Hear music by Ram Records, Teste, Matmos, Tusken Raiders, Death Qualia, The Teknoist, Parris, Pankow, Voitax, and Oranssi Pazuzu.
In session it’s Scottish techno producer Ingen. We’ve music by Samurai Music, Zombi, Anodyne, Car Bomb, subduxtion, Darius, Exillon, Employed To Serve, and more
We’ve an industrial powerhouse mix from Zaax, plus trax by Spor, Tech Itch, Go Hiyama, Max Cooper, Radioactive Man, Autechre, Agon Branza, Sewerslvt, Inhalt, Renegade Hardware, SoundWitch and more besides.
It’s an all artist mix from Salford Electronics. With, new music by Ryuji Takeuchi, Lauren Bousfield, Lapis, Plike, John Monkman, ASC, Workshop.
In the mix it’s Flore (POLAAR). Hear new music by Opal Tapes, Dexterous Numerics, Samurai Music, Shinichi Atobe, Deathbed, Ipecac, thatboytim, and Dewtone Recordings.
Lakker return providing a superb guest mix. Mike plays heady mysticism, techno rollers, electro crunch and bass rumblers. Not to be missed.
In session the electro/tech bass of Hedchef, alongside some early drum & bass, jungle, techstep, & neurofunk tracks- feat. Metalheadz, Emotif, Critical, Bad Taste, Formation, Sonic Terror and more. With some electro, art rock, noise jazz, and proggy breaks around the edges of the show.
Ezuri returns for a 2nd session to mark the release of his new EP Omnia. Mike plays tribute to Detroit w/ tracks by Moodymann, ADULT, Mills, Stooges, Dilla, DJ Bone, Funkadelic, Danny Brown, The Black Dahlia Murder and more.
Show 312 packs fiery session heat frm drum & noise artist Speak Onion. Plus music by Enduser, Moderat, Opal Tapes’ Rerekat, Sigha, Untold, Samurai, Paradox …
US trio BRICKS select some grindcore + noise faves. Mike plays music from Doormouse, Code Orange, Oathbreaker, Gojira, Overlook, Replicant, Luke Lund, Primitive Knot, Crystal Cage, Employed To Serve and others.
We present a guest mix from Zhark Recordings’ Kareem, plus music by Holotone, Scorn, Ils, JK Flesh, King Cannibal, Southern Lord, Mo Wax, Phase Fatale, Bjork and Mike Huckaby.
Techno mindmelters Lakker are in the mix, plus tracks by Brötzmann Massaker, Depeche Mode, Savier, Sclist, Jon Convex, New Order, Amphior, MethLab and more.
Capac provide a stunning sonic session. Hear music by Happa, 3KZ, Joel Brittain, FSOL, Zan Heimer, Cignol, Randomer, Calum Gunn, and Boards of Canada.
Soma Records’ Temudo steps up w/ a 3 deck techno flex, plus breakcore, drum & bass, metal and industrial from enduser, Aaron Spectre, Khost, Absu, Dadub …
Inner8 showcases his Holotone label and we play tracks by Andy Gill, Andrew Weatherall, Uniform, Paula Temple, Savier, Chris & Cosey, Aphex Twin, Cybotron and more.
UK electro mainstay Scape One returns. Enjoy music by The Bug & Burial, Lanark Artefax, Broken English Club, Paleman, Annie Hall, brand new Skam, The Fear Ratio, and Metalogue, alongside unreleased Ruins, Mark Jacobs, and Strago & Snooks.
For our first Mantis Radio session of 2020 a mix by IDM duo Room of Wires. Hear new music by Giant Swan, BNJMN, Scalameriya, Soma, Cristian Vogel, Ruskin …
This week’s Mantis Radio is a special extended edition celebrating the sound of the Roland TB-303 and acid – from its origins in 1987 up to 2019.
Smash out the year w/ a post-hardcore session by Damian B. Plus death metal + metalcore cuts by Nile, Babymetal, Vltimas, Oathbreaker, Deafheaven, Vastum, Employed to Serve …
In session hard drum DJ & producer Doubt, +music by Gangsta Boo & Sinjin Hawke, Leftfield, Mulero, Kvitnu, Lockjaw, Clock DVA, Maurice Fulton …
Mantis Radio celebrates 300 shows w/ an extended edition, featuring an exclusive session by Oliver Ho’s Broken English Club and a trove of homegrown UK techno.
In session – UK electro producer Nullptr. Plus music by Squarepusher, Xhin, Objekt, Cyd, Max Cooper, the wee djs, Ostgut Ton, Opal Tapes, and Asian Dub Foundation.
We present a special Mantis Radio for Halloween. Two hours of dark ambient, doom drone, death metal, industrial, horror, breakcore, drum & bass, and other.
In session we welcome back Germany’s T.R.O.. We’ve music by LFO, Djrum, DJIPE, Donato Dozzy, Rod Modell, ARTS, Less, Crystal Cage, Yello, BNJMN, Missin’, and more to share too.
Pittsburgh’s 8cylinder serves us raw rhythmic electronics, buffered by tracks by Mindtrick, Franck Vigroux, Max Cooper, Si Begg, and new the Darkfloor Sound.
Amphior brings a blissful blossom of sound to the session. Hear music by Moderat, Savier, Replicant, Holodeck, FUSE, Petrichor, Bovaflux, Ontal, and Plike.
In session Uruguay’s dark ambient post industrial duo Clovvder. We’ve music by Deftones, Metz, Voljum, Metalogue, Submerged, Poppy, Opal Tapes, Derlich, Inigo Kennedy, Dreadcore, and Editions Mego.
Inge K returns w/ a session of breakcore. We play music by TAKA, Raven Sigh, Dax J, UVB, Gobsmacked, Voitax, Ruskin, Rhythmic Theory, and Section27.
We welcome back Maschinen Musik’s Dr Schmidt. Hear music by Cause4Concern, Luke Lund, Crystal Cage, Giant Swan, Cari Lekebusch, ERP, PRSPCT, Peter Van Hoesen, HANDS, Tri Angle, Mickey Nox, and Zeta Reticula.
Mantis Radio presents Monotony label boss Bryan Chapman. And music by Roll The Dice & Sophia Loizou, Mannequin Rec, Killawatt, Voitax, Opal Tapes, Methlab, Jonny Nash, Simon Heartfield …
Experimental label Orb Tapes are in session, and we’ve music by Lockjaw, Skee Mask, Di Martinelli, enduser, Dom & Roland, Radioactive Man, The Stooges.
It’s a techno and EBM mix flex from Soil Records’ Soj. We’ve Warp era Speedy J, Paula Temple, Lifecutter, Kike Pravda, Borealis, Gobsmacked, Skam, and Luke Slater remixed by Scuba.
In session it’s Crystal Cage w/ his darkgaze synth sound. Plus music by Scorn, Opal Tapes, Dadub, Author & Punisher, NIN, and Boredoms.
In session Vacated w/ a live techno flex. Trax by Bong-Ra, Special Request, Mothboy, Hemlock, Dark Entries, Madonna, MethLab, and Bad Company.
Hear Swiss techno from Isolated Lines in the session and music from Acroplane, Shipwrec, Sully, Enduser & Submerged, Pär Grindvik, Voidloss, Umwelt and more.
Back for a 2nd session we’ve Whirling Hall of Knives. Plus tracks by Wulfband, Paula Temple, Silent Servent, Phon.O, Pinch & Mumdance, Syn, and Jeff Mills.
GRYPT’s Taylor Shechet provides the mix. We pay tribute to legends passed + drop tracks by end.user, Sully, Eusebeia, Hybrid, Dave Mono, Voidloss …
US IDM and electro artist Jay Fields steps up to the session this week. We play music by Perfume, Massive Attack, Max Cooper, Yan Cook, Gian, PRSPCT, The Advent, Andrea Parker, Alpturer, Vex’d, and Techno Animal.
Showcasing the electro sound of Fleck E.S.C. in the session, w/ music by Ghostly, Jezgro, NIN, Plastikman, DJ Bone, Plike, Overmono, Phat Chex, and Naibu.
Mantis Radio returns packing grime influenced sonics from Japan’s Prettybwoy. We’ve music by Cylob, Bjork, Coldcut, Khost, Slipknot, Paul Woolford, Sclist, Tipper, and Glenn Branca.
In session we’ve drone doom brass duo ORE, w/ music by Skynet, Tech Itch Recs, Hellfish, Yves Tumor, thatboytim, Somatic Responses, Augustus Pablo …
Electro don Mesak (Mr Velcro Fastener) is this weeks guest, w/ music by Robert Logan, Tommy Holohan, Chevel, Ike Yard, Pinch, Xhin, Franck Vigroux, and Objekt.
In session Raster-Noton’s Grischa Lichtenberger. Hear music by Ital Tek, Ancient Methods, Earwiggle, The Death Of Rave, Channel Tres, and a band from Essex.
DVNT plays new music by Ben Frost, Fluff & Metalogue, Djrum, Silicon Scally, Forest Swords, Dax J, AFX, Limewax, Clark, Ontal, and Peter Gabriel.
In session we’ve Robert Logan. Prior to that session tracks from Lighting Bolt, Shelley Parker, LFO, Moving Shadow, Antipop Consortium, Savier, and Ital Tek.
In the session, the return of jungle don Tim Reaper. We’ve music from Djrum, Wire, Tech Itch Recordings, Rawtekk, Trevino, Ontal, Mika Vainio, and VSK.
DVNT flies solo w/ music from Combat, Broken English Club, AJA, Bjarki, Ursa, Chaines, Metz, Tangerine Dream, Hprizm and Digital & Spirit (RIP).
We welcome back Dimentia’s dark electro to the session. We play some Speedy J, Carl Craig, Max Cooper, Tensal & Pessimist, Luke Lund, Altern 8, and more …
This week a session by electro bass lunatic Cursor Miner. With music by Teebee, Sully, Dom & Gridlok, Alpturer, Deapmash, Exium, Shufflemaster, Zhark Recordings, Plump DJs, Pan Sonic, and Boards of Canada.
In session this week London’s J. Tijn with a multi style ride through his record box. DVNT plays music by redHat, Cristian Vogel, Martyn, Phase Fatale, Cursor Miner, I.B.M, The Advent, Boris Noiz, Muslimgauze, Mistry, Surgeon, and more.
In session Rotterdam’s Inge K. We play music from NIN and Coil, BORIS, Voidloss, Ayarcana, Keepsakes, Skee Mask, Oscar Mulero, Dense & Pika, and T Power.
Finnish musician and sound artist Luke Lund is our session guest. We play Russian dark ambient, new Kerridge, AJA, 2000 era Moving Shadow, perfect club techno, Limewax, Pitch Dark Records, electro from Morphology, and some underrated Hybrid.
Czech Republic’s Syk2ne steps up this week with a dark hard & heavy guest session. We play music by Lanark Artefax, Laraaji, DJ Godfather, Digital Distortions, VSK, Endlec, Ho99o9, BEC, Benjamin Damage, Simbiosi, and Trevino.
In the session this week, the first ever mix from STRIPPER™. Expect breakbeats, techno, deep cuts, and shufflers. We got music from Blocks & Escher, Bad Company, JPEGMAFIA, Surgeon, Reso, Ivy Lab, Subsist, Prototype, Maschinen Musik, and our own Darkfloor Sound.
Techno pounders from Pitch Dark Records’ Kenny Campbell in the session this week, and music from Plike, H E X, Cosmo Rhythmatic, Tresor, Mord, Electrix, raster, Cursor Miner and Skee Mask from DVNT.
In for the guest mix this week it is Niki K. We’ve new music from Skee Mask, Dolphin, Methlab, Grouper, and Ore, alongside tracks from Ninos Du Brasil, Aphex Twin, Haunts, J Majik and BABYMETAL.
Up in the session the dark ambient world of Randal Collier-Ford with a rich emotive journey into the shadows. Hear new music from Death Grips, Weldroid, AJA, Mariel Ito, and Alva Noto, alongside tracks from Andy Page, Hadji, Kareem, Slipmatt and T Power.
Scottish sludge producer Savier provides our session this week. We got tracks from ex Vex’d Kuedo, early Autechre, Kamikaze Space Programme’s bass heavy tech, Irish pounding from Tinfoil, Posthuman’s latest acid cut, French techno, British synth wonderment, more Vogel, rolling Untold, and some 170-185 intensity.
With an industrial leaning selection our session this week comes from US artist subduxtion. We have music from mid 90s Tech Itch, fierce Somatic Responses, Brazilian death metal, beautiful Japanese tech, US EBM techno, German algorave, Cristian Vogel, Siberian drone throat folk-rock, and Shitmat.
NYC drum & noise producer Speak Onion provides the session this week. We’ve new Inigo Kennedy and Makaton, Chevel’s latest, recent Swarm Intelligence and more Blanck Mass, death metal from Sweden, Bristol bass, Brummie industrial and some 80s American hardcore.
Japan’s Tomohiko Sagae provides a dark techno workout this week. Packaged either side of that – new & old from Submechanical, Moving Shadow, Blocks & Escher, Brighter Death Now, Ryuji Takeuchi, Savier, Holodeck Records and more.
Our guest Submechanical continues the legacy of defunct distortion steppers Cloaks. We play music by Blanck Mass, RUI HO, Happa, Bjork, She Spread Sorrow, Somatic Responses, and Savier remixed by Herd.
UK electro bass don Paul Blackford returns for a 3rd session. Prior to that, Actress, Mayhem, Nadine Shah, DJ Crystl, Keef Baker, Savier, D.A.F., Barks, Talker, In Slaughter Natives, and James Ruskin.
Up this week on Mantis Radio, a session of beautiful electronics from Weldroid. We’ve music by Jega, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Stave, Cabaret Voltaire, Developer, Snowbeasts, Hiroaki Iizuka and show favourite Yullippe.
Releasing jungle, drum n bass, and that glorious techstep sound since the mid 90s, this week we’ve a session from Elementz Of Noize.
Alongside a storm of a session from Serbia’s Arrhythmia, DVNT plays music from Blanck Mass, Alan Vega, Actress, Umwelt, Todd Terje, Jonny L, Porter Ricks and more.
It’s our end of year special. DVNT hosts a special extended 3hr Mantis Radio squeezing in most of his favourite tracks, artists and albums from 2017.
In session it’s Alrealon Musique’s JOHN 3:16, alongside music from Tricky, Helena Hauff, Mick Harris, Rabit, Geistform, NHK yx Koxyen, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Busta Rhymes.
Rodz Konez latest signing Barks steps into the session hotseat this week. Before that, DVNT plays music from Logical Disorder, Clark, Max Richter, new Subsist, Armageddon Dildos, Burial, DJ Skull and Venetian Snares.
Our session selectors this week are Necro Deathmort. In our first hour DVNT plays music from Iron Maiden, Kerridge, Dom & Roland, Special Request, Clark, Reeko, Ben Frost and BORIS.
The prolific talent Valance Drakes provides this week’s session. DVNT plays music from OAKE, Dälek, DJ Hidden, Makaton, Charles Manier, Phon.O, and The Bug.
Cork’s Syn drops a session this week, plus we’ve music from Clock DVA, David Meiser, Prolix, Kyota, Slackk, Fret, Boy Harsher, Furfriend, and Hybrid.
Icelandic record label FALK are our session selectors this week with a heft of label and local talent. Before that an hour with DVNT feat. Valance Drakes, David Holmes, Geistform, Ninos Du Brasi, Amon Tobin, Necro Deathmort, Rory St John, and David Meiser.
Ireland’s DROKKR showcases his diverse electronics in our session. Plus music by Regis, DJ Bone, Radioactive Man, Detboi, DJ Funk, and Stevie Nicks.
Lana Del Rabies serves up a noisy session mixtape for us, whilst DVNT plays new + old including the likes of Yves Tumor, 10cc, Wolves in The Throne Room, more Gary Numan, ENA, Si Begg, and Overlook.
A mixtape of ritual deathscapes from Italian artist She Spread Sorrow this week on Mantis Radio. And music from clipping., Gary Numan, Lag, Death Abyss, Pessimist, Ontal, Fret, Kenny Campbell, Tolkachev and others.
It’s an all-electro session from Digital Distortions’ Mallory this week, plus music from Alan Vega, Si Begg, Dep Affect, Run Dust, Bombardier and loads more.