Archives: Electro

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Mantis Radio 333 + Wirewound

Sorin Paun returns to Mantis Radio w/ a production mix of his project Wirewound. Plus: Blawan, Damne, Norman Nodge, Nørbak, Exium, HAKAI …

Mantis Radio 331 + sanmal June 01, 2021

Mantis Radio 331 + sanmal

Strap in for a mix by Japanese breakcore & donkwave producer sanmal. Also this week – ProtoCode, Krust, Ohm Resistance, PRSPCT Recordings’ Detest, Limewax + Slave To Society, Flore + Deena Abdelwahed, Temudo, + Opal Tapes’ Kentaro Hayashi.

May 03, 2021

Mantis Radio 329 + Warcrimes

Introducing US industrial duo Warcrimes. Hear music by Acre Recordings’ C Mantle, Aphex Twin, Qnete, SWARMM, Madonna, DJ Hidden, Current Value, Agressor Bunx, PRSPCT Recordings, Arno Vancolen and Bryan Chapman, Thing, and more.

April 19, 2021

Mantis Radio 328 + SciFiSol

SciFiSol presents her beautiful voice led electronica w/ a mix of her work, influences + favourites, alongside techno + electro cuts, chosen by Mike.

February 23, 2021

Mantis Radio 325 + SWARMM

In session London’s SWARMM. Hear new music from Luke Lund, The Body, Cristian Vogel, Nomine & Digital, Boylan and Slimzee, and Vema-Diode, with early Tipper, Detroit’s Suburban Knight, Death Grips, Calibre, Mosca, and Monic.

February 09, 2021

Mantis Radio 324 + sclist

In session UK dub tech bass producer sclist. Hear Krust, Somatic Responses, Si Begg, Broken English Club, Dadub, Scorn, Cruel Nature Records

January 25, 2021

Mantis Radio 323 + End of Year Special part 2

The second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike’s favourites from 2020 packed w/ techno, electro, drum & bass, breakcore and more.

January 12, 2021

Mantis Radio 322 + End of Year Special

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.

November 02, 2020

Mantis Radio 320 + Christoph de Babalon

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.

October 12, 2020

Mantis Radio 319 + Ingen

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

September 22, 2020

Mantis Radio 318 + Zaax

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.

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Mike Darkfloor – August 2020

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.

August 17, 2020

Mantis Radio 316 + Flore

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.

August 05, 2020

Mantis Radio 315 + Lakker

Lakker return providing a superb guest mix. Mike plays heady mysticism, techno rollers, electro crunch and bass rumblers. Not to be missed.

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Mantis Radio 314 + Hedchef

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.

Mantis Radio 313 +Detroit + Ezuri July 06, 2020

Mantis Radio 313 + Detroit + Ezuri

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.

May 08, 2020

Mantis Radio 310 + Kareem

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.

April 10, 2020

Mantis Radio 308 + Capac

Capac provide a stunning sonic session. Hear music by Happa, 3KZ, Joel Brittain, FSOL, Zan Heimer, Cignol, Randomer, Calum Gunn, and Boards of Canada.

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Mantis Radio 306 + Inner8

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.

Mantis Radio 305 + Scape One February 14, 2020

Mantis Radio 305 + Scape One

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.

January 31, 2020

Mantis Radio 304 + Room of Wires

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 …

January 20, 2020

Mantis Radio 303 + Acid

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.

November 15, 2019

Mantis Radio 299 + Nullptr

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.

October 05, 2019

Mantis Radio 297 + 8cylinder

Pittsburgh’s 8cylinder serves us raw rhythmic electronics, buffered by tracks by Mindtrick, Franck Vigroux, Max Cooper, Si Begg, and new the Darkfloor Sound.

September 20, 2019

Mantis Radio 296 + Amphior

Amphior brings a blissful blossom of sound to the session. Hear music by Moderat, Savier, Replicant, Holodeck, FUSE, Petrichor, Bovaflux, Ontal, and Plike.

August 23, 2019

Mantis Radio 294 + Inge K

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.

August 02, 2019

Mantis Radio 293 + Dr Schmidt

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.

July 19, 2019

Mantis Radio 291 + Orb Tapes

Experimental label Orb Tapes are in session, and we’ve music by Lockjaw, Skee Mask, Di Martinelli, enduser, Dom & Roland, Radioactive Man, The Stooges.

June 21, 2019

Mantis Radio 290 + Soj

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.

May 17, 2019

Mantis Radio 288 + Vacated

In session Vacated w/ a live techno flex. Trax by Bong-Ra, Special Request, Mothboy, Hemlock, Dark Entries, Madonna, MethLab, and Bad Company.

May 03, 2019

Mantis Radio 287 + Isolated Lines

Hear Swiss techno from Isolated Lines in the session and music from Acroplane, Shipwrec, Sully, Enduser & Submerged, Pär Grindvik, Voidloss, Umwelt and more.

April 19, 2019

Mantis Radio 286 + Whirling Hall Of Knives

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.

April 05, 2019

Mantis Radio 285 + Taylor Shechet

GRYPT’s Taylor Shechet provides the mix. We pay tribute to legends passed + drop tracks by end.user, Sully, Eusebeia, Hybrid, Dave Mono, Voidloss …

March 20, 2019

Mantis Radio 284 + Jay Fields

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.

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Mantis Radio 283 + Fleck E.S.C.

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.

February 25, 2019

Mantis Radio 282 + Prettybwoy

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.

December 13, 2018

Mantis Radio 281 + ORE

In session we’ve drone doom brass duo ORE, w/ music by Skynet, Tech Itch Recs, Hellfish, Yves Tumor, thatboytim, Somatic Responses, Augustus Pablo …

November 29, 2018

Mantis Radio 280 + Mesak

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.

November 27, 2018

Darkfloor In Session 063 + Stave

Our 63rd In Session comes from Stave – a mixtape of personal influences from British label Warp Records and graphic design collective The Designers Republic.

November 22, 2018

Mantis Radio 279 + Grischa Lichtenberger

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.

November 02, 2018

Darkfloor 062 – DVNT – Lost in Electro, Hardcore & Jungle

DVNT lays down an hour of electro, techno, hardcore & jungle ft. Aquarian, Makaton, Sully, VSK, The Advent. Recorded live at GET LOST in Kent.

September 27, 2018

Mantis Radio 278 w/ DVNT

DVNT plays new music by Ben Frost, Fluff & Metalogue, Djrum, Silicon Scally, Forest Swords, Dax J, AFX, Limewax, Clark, Ontal, and Peter Gabriel.

August 16, 2018

Mantis Radio 274 + Dimentia

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 …

August 09, 2018

Mantis Radio 273 + Cursor Miner

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.

July 26, 2018

Mantis Radio 272 + J.Tijn

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.

June 14, 2018

Mantis Radio 268 + STRIPPER™

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.

June 07, 2018

Mantis Radio 267 + Kenny Campbell

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.

May 24, 2018

Mantis Radio 266 + Niki.K

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.

May 17, 2018

Mantis Radio 265 + Randal Collier-Ford

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.

March 22, 2018

Mantis Radio 259 + Paul Blackford

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.

March 08, 2018

Mantis Radio 258 + Weldroid

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.

January 07, 2018

Mantis Radio 255 + End Of Year Special

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.

December 04, 2017

Mantis Radio 254 + JOHN 3:16

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.

October 30, 2017

Mantis Radio 251 + Valance Drakes

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.

October 03, 2017

Mantis Radio 248 + DROKKR

Ireland’s DROKKR showcases his diverse electronics in our session. Plus music by Regis, DJ Bone, Radioactive Man, Detboi, DJ Funk, and Stevie Nicks.

August 28, 2017

Mantis Radio 245 + Mallory

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.

August 21, 2017

Mantis Radio 244 + Huron

In session IDM and ambient maestro Huron. Hear trax by ICE, Demdike Stare, Four Tet, Killawatt, The Acid, Privacy, and Dead Kennedys.

July 31, 2017

Mantis Radio 242 + AnD

UK duo AnD bring a tough techno slam to the show. Hear Speedy J, Autechre, Chino Amobi, Alison Moyet, Randomer, Pessimist, Second Storey

July 24, 2017

Mantis Radio 241 + RENDERED

Daniel Myer and 14 Anger join forces as RENDERED, laying down a stomping EBM and dark techno selection for guest session. We’ve music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Randomer, Mazzula, Darqwan, Ryuji Takeuchi, Sclist, Diasiva, OZIGIRI …

July 03, 2017

Mantis Radio 239 + Yullippe

Yullippe (JPN) returns to Mantis Radio w/ an influences mix. We’ve music by Killawatt, Clock DVA, Rory St John, Vatican Shadow, Napalm Death and The Prodigy.

June 12, 2017

Mantis Radio 237 + Si Begg

Si Begg returns to Mantis Radio w/ an amazing mix charting the evolution of electronics from the 1950s to present day. And we’ve music from Eatbrain, Merzbow, MSQ, Radioactive Man, Oxynucid, Wilhaeven, dBridge and Mathew Jonson.

May 29, 2017

Mantis Radio 235 + Anniversary Special #10

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.

May 16, 2017

Mantis Radio 233 + clocolan

In session it is clocolan w/ a deep gorgeous mix. We play Forest Swords, Headless Horseman, Rebekah, Jerome Hill, Yves Tumor, Robert Miles.

May 08, 2017

Mantis Radio 232 + Stingrays

In session Singapore’s Stingrays and his dark, hard techno. In hour 1, tracks by Spor, Bwana, Dom & Roland, Galaxian, Eaters, and Deftones.

April 17, 2017

Mantis Radio 230 + House of Black Lanterns

Dylan Richards returns to Mantis Radio as House of Black Lanterns. Hear new music by Arca, BRICKS, Atiq, Borealis, Ruins, TFHats, Logical Disorder, and more

April 10, 2017

Mantis Radio 229 + Yullippe

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.

March 20, 2017

Mantis Radio 226 + D. Glare

Opal Tapes’ Leeds badman D. Glare is our guest this week with a mix of weird ambient, tweaky live jam techno, and 90s Belgian rave.

January 19, 2017

Mantis Radio 221 + Not Alive Yet

Tonight on Mantis Radio, a session from Not Alive Yet. We’re packing new sound from Ariadne’s Labyrinth, ASC, Shifted, Relapso, Figure-Ground, Sleeper, Broken20, Sync 24 and more.

August 30, 2016

Mantis Radio 212 + New York Haunted

Drvg Cvltvre returns to Mantis Radio showcasing his label New York Haunted. We’ve music by Ruins, dgoHn, Makaton, Ruskin, Ministry, Cristian Vogel, Perc Trax, Convertor

June 22, 2016

Mantis Radio 207 + Ryuji Takeuchi

Japan’s Ryuji Takeuchi in session + new music from SHXCXCHCXSH, Trevino, Bodyjack, David Meiser, Fracture, Vatican Shadow, Holy Fuck, Ynoji…

June 08, 2016

Mantis Radio 206 + Anniversary Special #9

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.

March 30, 2016

Mantis Radio 201 + Ordinate

London techno band Ordinate provide this week’s session. We’ve new music from Bad Company, Phat Chex, Regis, Ontal, JoeFarr, Bwana …

November 11, 2015

Mantis Radio 193 + Scalameryia

In session this week for Mantis Radio – Serbia’s Scalameriya. We’ve new music by House of Black Lanterns, DJ Krush, Answer Code Request, Special Request…

September 02, 2015

Mantis Radio 188 + Deapmash

In session, French techno bass producer Deapmash, plus music by Dead Fader, Billain, Monolake, Christian Wunsch, Filip Xavi, and Ali Berger.

August 20, 2015

Mantis Radio 187 + Pip Williams

this week’s Mantis Radio features in session Pip Williams (London Modular Alliance) + new music from Kuedo, Monokle, Mazzula, Appleblim, The Advent…

August 05, 2015

Mantis Radio 186 + Forest People

Bosnia’s Forest People provides this week’s Mantis Radio session. Plus, we’ve fresh music from Prurient, Deapmash, Savagen, AtomTM, 214, Bone Skippers…

July 22, 2015

Mantis Radio 185 + Thing (Dubthing)

Mantis Radio heads to Estonia presenting a mix from Thing (31 Recordings, Dubthing), alongside Perc, Meat Beat Manifesto, Blood Music, Dax J

June 25, 2015

Mantis Radio 183 + Mahr

In the session hot seat it’s US producer and Pale Noir label boss Mahr. We’ve new music by Manni Dee, J.Tijn, Ascion, Replicant, Radioactive Man, Duct, thatboytim and more.

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Darkfloor In Session 46 + Borealis

Our 46th in session is a mammoth 6 hour flex from Canada’s Jesse Somfay aka Borealis.

February 19, 2014

Mantis Radio 150 + Objekt

Marking the occasion of 150 shows we’ve huge pleasure in presenting an exclusive and rare session mix from Objekt. Before that, music by Pan Sonic, Broken Note, Blackmass Plastics, Ursa, and Mondkopf.