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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Capac provide a stunning sonic session. Hear music by Happa, 3KZ, Joel Brittain, FSOL, Zan Heimer, Cignol, Randomer, Calum Gunn, and Boards of Canada.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Our 63rd In Session comes from Stave – a mixtape of personal influences from British label Warp Records and graphic design collective The Designers Republic.
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 lays down an hour of electro, techno sideswipes, hardcore to jungle, recorded at GET LOST in Kent, feat. Aquarian, Makaton, Sully, VSK, The Advent …
DVNT plays new music by Ben Frost, Fluff & Metalogue, Djrum, Silicon Scally, Forest Swords, Dax J, AFX, Limewax, Clark, Ontal, and Peter Gabriel.
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 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.
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.
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.
Ireland’s DROKKR showcases his diverse electronics in our session. Plus music by Regis, DJ Bone, Radioactive Man, Detboi, DJ Funk, and Stevie Nicks.
Returning to Mantis Radio – Si Begg. And, we’ve new music from Eatbrain, Merzbow, MSQ, Radioactive Man, Oxynucid, Wilhaeven, dBridge and Mathew Jonson.
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
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…
In session, French techno bass producer Deapmash, plus music by Dead Fader, Billain, Monolake, Christian Wunsch, Filip Xavi, and Ali Berger.
this week’s Mantis Radio features in session Pip Williams (London Modular Alliance) + new music from Kuedo, Monokle, Mazzula, Appleblim, The Advent…
Bosnia’s Forest People provides this week’s Mantis Radio session. Plus, we’ve fresh music from Prurient, Deapmash, Savagen, AtomTM, 214, Bone Skippers…
Mantis Radio heads to Estonia presenting a mix from Thing (31 Recordings, Dubthing), alongside Perc, Meat Beat Manifesto, Blood Music, Dax J
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.
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.
We head to LA to present a session from Borrowed Language’s Israel Vines. Hear new music from Si Begg, MORD, PAN, Gantz, Royal T, Rory St John, Touchin’ Bass …
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.
Mantis Radio presents a session from a Bristol bass specialist – Sclist.
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.
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.
We’ve some electro wonk business this week on Mantis Radio with a session from our first female producer and DJ – Teutonic Kaboom.
NeuTek produces his music using trackers and customised sound equipment and records an exclusive live and off-the-cuff set for Mantis Radio.
Mantis Radio 012 and we present the electro breaks legends – Lawgiverz. With music by Tipper, Timo Mass, Radial, Byetone, Bassbin Twins, Ohmwerk, ae …
Mantis Radio delves into the electro/tech musical prowess that is John Bushby and his co-owned label, Digital Distortions.
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.
Mantis Radio presents Filippo Aldovini, head of netaudio label Zymogen.net with a session compiled of ambient, dowmtempo, abstract lush sound.
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.
Bristol based Dissident crew Mad-Tek (Gyu & Globe Rotter) turn in a delicious electro breaks tech session for Mantis Radio.
Recording a rare techno mix for Mantis Radio the talent behind the Fabric anthem Everybody, in session for our 6th broadcast: Hoffman.
The mighty London bass mutant legend that is Si Begg guests on Mantis Radio for our 5th transmission.
In session for Mantis Radio US electro and IDM artist EVAC with a high grade selection of electronics and downtempo shimmers.
The 3rd Mantis Radio show with special guest, mixing live on the show Mr Seavers.
The debut Mantis Radio show. A three hours blast. Our first guest session comes from Combat Recordings boss Stormfield.