Archives: Drum & Bass
The second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike’s favourites from 2020 packed w/ techno, electro, drum & bass, breakcore and more.
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.
Listen back to Mike’s Darkfloor Sound takeover at Threads radio from last month and hear some exclusive unreleased new label material.
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.
Mike Darkfloor’s 10 tracks for August 2020 ft. Phuture-T, Dexterous Numerics, Forest Drive West, Consulate, Lady Grew & Swarm Intelligence, Lauren Bousfield, Kmyle, Michal Jablonski & VSK, Atiq, Enk, & Sinister Souls, and Shifting Gears.
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.
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.
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 …
In session hard drum DJ & producer Doubt, +music by Gangsta Boo & Sinjin Hawke, Leftfield, Mulero, Kvitnu, Lockjaw, Clock DVA, Maurice Fulton …
Pittsburgh’s 8cylinder serves us raw rhythmic electronics, buffered by tracks by Mindtrick, Franck Vigroux, Max Cooper, Si Begg, and new the Darkfloor Sound.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tomohiko Sagae (JPN) 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.
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.
In session Necro Deathmort. DVNT plays music by 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.
Ireland’s DROKKR showcases his diverse electronics in our session. Plus music by Regis, DJ Bone, Radioactive Man, Detboi, DJ Funk, and Stevie Nicks.
In session this week the beautiful sound of Plike. We’ve music from Carl Craig, Sakamoto, Beltram, Mr C, Shifted, Pessimist, Methlab, T.Raumschmiere …
It’s our 10th anniversary! We takes a retrospective look at the last year, playing favourite tracks, w/ excerpts of our 3 most popular mixes.
In session Singapore’s Stingrays and his dark, hard techno. In hour 1, tracks by Spor, Bwana, Dom & Roland, Galaxian, Eaters, and Deftones.
In session Yullippe (JPN) w/ a live set of her production work. Plus – Goldfrapp, Machinecode, Randomer, Roll the Dice, Mazzula, Vex’d and Power Trip.
In session Berlin’s Ezuri. We play new & old from Gareth Clarke, Beltram, Emptyset, Earwiggle, Endlec, and Photek.
Ingen returns to Mantis Radio, dropping a brand new techno heft live set. We’ve new music by Uniform, Moire, Rodz Konez, GIL, and Paula Temple.
We present a session of shadow techno by Dave Foster’s Huren (Teste), and fresh sound from Fifty Grand, New York Trax, Raven Sigh, MethLab Recordings, and more.
Japan’s Ryuji Takeuchi in session + new music from SHXCXCHCXSH, Trevino, Bodyjack, David Meiser, Fracture, Vatican Shadow, Holy Fuck, Ynoji…
Looking back over the last year, our 9th of broadcasting Mantis Radio, DVNT plays tracks from the last 12 months and runs down the 3 most popular sessions.
“Horrible techno” duo Bone Skippers provide a rancid session mix. We’ve new music from Voidloss, Lag, XXXY, Pär Grindvik, Kareem, Diarmaid O Meara and Darkfloor Sound’s newest artist Herd.
In session drum & bass don Submerged (Ohm Resistance). New music by Dilla, Dalhous, Sunil Sharpe, Xiu Xiu, Silk Road Assassins, Kyoka, Silk Road Assassins …
London techno band Ordinate provide this week’s session. We’ve new music from Bad Company, Phat Chex, Regis, Ontal, JoeFarr, Bwana …
In session London junglist Tim Reaper. Plus new music from FSOL, Martyn Hare, Current Value, Power Vacuum and more on this weeks Mantis Radio.
Mantis Radio heads to Estonia presenting a mix from Thing (31 Recordings, Dubthing), alongside Perc, Meat Beat Manifesto, Blood Music, Dax J
Part time reprobate, part time disaster, full time Dylan Perryman aka DYthLAN (Slimelight) comes down to the hive for a live mix for Mantis Radio.
The mighty London bass mutant legend that is Si Begg guests on Mantis Radio for our 5th transmission.
Mantis Radio #2 and the first ever mix from Warp Records’ Zilla recording under the name King Cannibal, AND a session from Jnr Hacksaw too.