Archives: Electro

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.

March 04, 2019

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 In Session 062 + DVNT

DVNT lays down an hour of electro, techno sideswipes, hardcore to jungle, recorded at GET LOST in Kent, feat. Aquarian, Makaton, Sully, VSK, The Advent …

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.

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.

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

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…

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.

October 02, 2013

Mantis Radio 140 + Kial

Mantis Radio presents Sub Pressure label boss Kial. Expect bassweight, heavy low end and shadow dread. Plus, new music from Etch, Phat Chex, Ruskin, Senking, Perc, and others.

July 24, 2013

Mantis Radio 135 + Go Hiyama

Mantis Radio present a superb mix from Japanese techno ambassador, DJ and producer Go Hiyama. We’ve music by dBridge, Ancient Methods, Ingen, Robert Pain, Uexkull (Bitstream), Alex Smoke, Tessela, Factory Floor, and Mika Vainio.

May 03, 2008

Mantis Radio 016 + Anniversary Special #1

Can you believe Mantis Radio is one year old. We take a look back over the last year and run down the 3 most popular sessions from the last 12 months.

April 19, 2008

Mantis Radio 015 + C Mantle

Finding his feet, yet causing a storm we’ve Scotland’s C Mantle in for a session. Music from Kanji Kinetic, Rephlex’s The Tuss, Boards of Canada remixing Meat Beat Manifesto, Scape One, thatboytim.

March 29, 2008

Mantis Radio 014 + Teutonic Kaboom

We’ve some electro wonk business this week on Mantis Radio with a session from our first female producer and DJ – Teutonic Kaboom.

March 15, 2008

Mantis Radio 013 + NeuTek

NeuTek produces his music using trackers and customised sound equipment and records an exclusive live and off-the-cuff set for Mantis Radio.

March 01, 2008

Mantis Radio 012 + Lawgiverz

Mantis Radio 012 and we present the electro breaks legends – Lawgiverz. With music by Tipper, Timo Mass, Radial, Byetone, Bassbin Twins, Ohmwerk, ae …

February 16, 2008

Mantis Radio 011 + Bushby

Mantis Radio delves into the electro/tech musical prowess that is John Bushby and his co-owned label, Digital Distortions.

February 02, 2008

Mantis Radio 010 + DYthLAN

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.

January 19, 2008

Mantis Radio 009 + Filippo Aldovini

Mantis Radio presents Filippo Aldovini, head of netaudio label Zymogen.net with a session compiled of ambient, dowmtempo, abstract lush sound.

December 15, 2007

Mantis Radio 008 + Dr Schmidt + Maschinen Musik

Here we are with the final Mantis Radio of 2007. Round 8 and a showcase from Dr Schmidt and his tech breaks label: Maschinen Musik.

November 17, 2007

Mantis Radio 007 + Mad-Tek

Bristol based Dissident crew Mad-Tek (Gyu & Globe Rotter) turn in a delicious electro breaks tech session for Mantis Radio.

October 13, 2007

Mantis Radio 006 + Hoffman

Recording a rare techno mix for Mantis Radio the talent behind the Fabric anthem Everybody, in session for our 6th broadcast: Hoffman.

September 15, 2007

Mantis Radio 005 + Si Begg

The mighty London bass mutant legend that is Si Begg guests on Mantis Radio for our 5th transmission.

August 18, 2007

Mantis Radio 004 + EVAC

In session for Mantis Radio US electro and IDM artist EVAC with a high grade selection of electronics and downtempo shimmers.

July 14, 2007

Mantis Radio 003 + Mr Seavers

The 3rd Mantis Radio show with special guest, mixing live on the show Mr Seavers.

May 24, 2007

Mantis Radio 001 + Stormfield

The debut Mantis Radio show. A three hours blast. Our first guest session comes from Combat Recordings boss Stormfield.