Archives: Experimental

April 22, 2021

Darkfloor 070 – C Mantle – IDM Influences

An IDM mixtape by Acre Recordings’ C Mantle exploring the influences of the Scottish producer’s new double album Anatomically Correct.

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.

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.

Mantis Radio 305 February 28, 2020

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.

October 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 66619 + Halloween Special

We present a special Mantis Radio for Halloween. Two hours of dark ambient, doom drone, death metal, industrial, horror, breakcore, drum & bass, and other.

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.

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.

May 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 289 + Crystal Cage

In session it’s Crystal Cage w/ his darkgaze synth sound. Plus music by Scorn, Opal Tapes, Dadub, Author & Punisher, NIN, and Boredoms.

Flyer for Mantis Radio 283 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.

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 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.

Robert Logan Mantis Radio September 13, 2018

Mantis Radio 277 + Robert Logan

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.

July 11, 2018

Mantis Radio 270 + Luke Lund

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.

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 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 29, 2018

Mantis Radio 260 + Submechanical

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.

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.

November 08, 2017

Mantis Radio 252 + Necro Deathmort

In session Necro Deathmort. DVNT plays music by Iron Maiden, Kerridge, Dom & Roland, Special Request, Clark, Reeko, Ben Frost and BORIS.

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.

August 09, 2017

Mantis Radio 243 + GRMMSK

In session the beautiful, weird and experimental doom dub of Finland’s GRMMSK. Plus tracks from Khost, Ontal, Slackk, Milanese, Cardopusher, Talker, Eatbrain, Avian, Cold Spring, King Midas Sound and more.

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.

April 24, 2017

Mantis Radio 231 + Mild Maynyrd

Mild Maynyrd (Darkfloor Sound) showcases his deft mix skill. Hear new Actress, Si Begg, Jonas Kopp, MSQ, Slam, GRYPT, PAN, Lag, Ingen, and Boards of Canada.

April 03, 2017

Mantis Radio 228 + Zone Eater

In session it’s dethwave project Zone Eater (Nmesh). And, new tracks by Special Request, Varg, The Bug vs Earth, Oscar Mulero remixing Slam, Avian.

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.

April 29, 2016

Mantis Radio 203 + Submerged

In session drum & bass don Submerged (Ohm Resistance). New music by Dilla, Dalhous, Sunil Sharpe, Xiu Xiu, Silk Road Assassins, Kyoka, Silk Road Assassins …

April 13, 2016

Mantis Radio 202 + Kvitnu

Experimental label Kvitnu are this week’s guest, alongside new music by Tim Hecker, Logical Disorder, Ansome, Aoud, Umwelt, Eomac, Moderat …Disorder, Ansome, Aoud, Umwelt, Eomac, Moderat ++

September 30, 2015

Mantis Radio 190 + Shari DeLorian

Mantis Radio presents Italian sound designer and producer Shari DeLorian We’ve fresh music by Coil, Ontal, Voidloss, Vittoria Fleet, King Midas Sound, worriedaboutsatan and more.

October 12, 2014

Mantis Radio 166 + OAKE + Objekt

Mantis Radio returns to RTE 2fm, covering Sunil Sharpe. We’ve a session from Downwards duo OAKE and an interview with Objekt, amongst our usual new sounds

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.

Mantis Radio 116 + Somatic Responses October 02, 2012

Mantis Radio 116 + Somatic Responses

This week we welcome a duo who need little introduction – Somatic Responses.

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 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.