Archives: IDM

Side portrait of London techno DJ and producer Inigo Kennedy September 27, 2021

Mantis Radio 337 – Inigo Kennedy

In session we’ve one of British techno’s very best – Inigo Kennedy. + Vatican Shadow, WarinD, Blur, Hedchef, The Bug, Richard H Kirk (RIP).

Mantis Radio 330 + Arad May 17, 2021

Mantis Radio 330 + Arad

In session, Lakker’s Arad. Plus, music by The Allegorist, Robert Miles, Hybrid, Sleeper, Wen, John 3:16, Deru, Gojira, Suicide, and Omagoqa.

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 22, 2021

Darkfloor 70 – 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.

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.

April 05, 2021

Mantis Radio 327 + Snooks

Niteshade Inc label boss Snooks brings a long sought after mix to the show. Mike plays Carl Craig, Metz, Paul Woolford, Voitax, Shpongle, The Ebertbrothers, Moderat, Minor Science, Swarm Intelligence.

February 03, 2021

2020 Mixtape Three – Ambient

In our third and final of mixes marking 2020 we present some of our favourite ambient, drone, warm electronics and dub vibe sounds from last year.

Mantis Radio 305 February 28, 2020

Mantis Radio 306 – Inner8

Italy’s Inner8 showcases his label Holotone. 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 …

April 01, 2019

Darkfloor In Session 065 – Lag

Lag selects an hour of his favourite IDM cuts from the sounds heyday. Featuring music by Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, Christ., and Plaid amongst others.

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.

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.

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.

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 …

Savier cover artwork May 10, 2018

Mantis Radio 264 – Savier

Scotland’s Savier brings his sludge tech sound to the show. We’ve music by Kuedo, Autechre, Tinfoil, Posthuman, Cristian Vogel, Clark, Szare …

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.

November 27, 2017

Mantis Radio 253 + Barks

Rodz Konez latest signing Barks steps into the session hotseat this week. Before that, DVNT plays music from Logical Disorder, Clark, Max Richter, new Subsist, Armageddon Dildos, Burial, DJ Skull and Venetian Snares.

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 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.

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.

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.

February 02, 2017

Mantis Radio 222 + Ingen

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.

January 09, 2017

Mantis Radio 220 + Figure-Ground

Mantis Radio starts 2017 w/ a session by Figure-Ground. Hear new music by clipping., Somatic Responses, Savier, Scalameriya, Run The Jewels

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 16, 2015

Mantis Radio 189 + Tim Reaper

In session London junglist Tim Reaper. Plus new music from FSOL, Martyn Hare, Current Value, Power Vacuum and more on this weeks Mantis Radio.

August 28, 2012

Darkfloor 15 – Flint Kids – Live Electro Crunch

Flint Kids, recorded at our Darkfloor Live event last month (July, 2012), bringing their crunchy electro, breaks, and bass sound to our night

May 10, 2012

Darkfloor 12 – Logical Disorder – MicroMUTEK IDM

Logical Disorder, recorded live at MicroMUTEK 2012, Barcelona, Spain, on February 8. Hear the beautiful shards of IDM that is his sound.

March 21, 2012

Mantis Radio 103 – Flint Kids

In session London’s Flint Kids. We’ve music from Death Grips, Paul Blackford, Vacated, Dave Clarke, Imaginary Forces, Wirewound, Elemental …

Photo of Inigo Kennedy looking off to one side in a tunnel November 28, 2010

Mantis Radio 74 – Inigo Kennedy

Inigo Kennedy, one of techno’s best, is our guest today. We’ve music from Burnt Friedman, Si Begg, Fever Ray, Untold, Galaxian, Tipper, Dettmann, Luke Slater, Sunil Sharpe, and lots more.

Darkfloor in Session 2 March 16, 2010

Darkfloor in Session 2

Our second Darkfloor In Session mix. Murky beats, breaks, and heavy techno.

Mantis Radio 55 February 19, 2010

Mantis Radio 55 + Datacrashrobot + Logical Disorder

Datacrashrobot AND Logical Disorder both provide a production session this week, showcasing their electro and IDM sounds.

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Darkfloor in Session 1

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October 02, 2009

Mantis Radio 48 – Molez

Heavyweight mutant bass darkness from Serbia this week with a session from Molez. We’ve music from Subeena, Guido, Boris The Blade, Dr Schmidt, Hijokaidan and more in the first half of the show.

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.

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.