Archives: Industrial Techno

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).

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.

Chart Image September 06, 2020

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.

February 17, 2020

Darkfloor In Session 67 – Derlich

Dropping dark techno heat for our 67th Darkfloor In Session we present a mix from Belgium’s Derlich. His session is full of energy and industrial swell.

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 27, 2019

Mantis Radio 292 + Bryan Chapman

Mantis Radio presents Monotony label boss Bryan Chapman. And music by Roll The Dice & Sophia Loizou, Mannequin Rec, Killawatt, Voitax, Opal Tapes, Methlab, Jonny Nash, Simon Heartfield …

June 24, 2019

Darkfloor In Session 066 – Ryuji Takeuchi

Japan’s Ryuji Takeuchi provides our 66th In Session – a recording of his set back on April 20th at Osaka for Hagane’s 9th Anniversary at Club Stomp.

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.

July 19, 2018

Mantis Radio 271 + Inge K

In session Rotterdam’s Inge K. We play music from NIN and Coil, BORIS, Voidloss, Ayarcana, Keepsakes, Skee Mask, Oscar Mulero, Dense & Pika, and T Power.

June 21, 2018

Mantis Radio 269 + Syk2ne

Czech Republic’s Syk2ne steps up this week with a dark hard & heavy guest session. We play music by Lanark Artefax, Laraaji, DJ Godfather, Digital Distortions, VSK, Endlec, Ho99o9, BEC, Benjamin Damage, Simbiosi, and Trevino.

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.

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 …

April 12, 2018

Mantis Radio 261 + Tomohiko Sagae

Tomohiko Sagae (JPN) provides a dark techno workout this week. Packaged either side of that – new & old from Submechanical, Moving Shadow, Blocks & Escher, Brighter Death Now, Ryuji Takeuchi, Savier, Holodeck Records and more.

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.

February 22, 2018

Mantis Radio 256 + Arrhythmia

Alongside a storm of a session from Serbia’s Arrhythmia, DVNT plays music from Blanck Mass, Alan Vega, Actress, Umwelt, Todd Terje, Jonny L, Porter Ricks and more.

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.

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

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 22, 2017

Mantis Radio 234 + Metalogue

We’ve the cinematic industrial sound of Metalogue in session. With tracks by Max Cooper, Umor Rex, Forest Swords, Inland, Whirling Hall Of Knives, Peverelist, She Spread Sorrow and The I.L.Y’s.

December 22, 2016

Mantis Radio 219 + Huren

We present a session of shadow techno by Dave Foster’s Huren (Teste), and fresh sound from Fifty Grand, New York Trax, Raven Sigh, MethLab Recordings, and more.

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.

May 26, 2016

Mantis Radio 205 + Bone Skippers

“Horrible techno” duo Bone Skippers provide a rancid session mix. We’ve new music from Voidloss, Lag, XXXY, Pär Grindvik, Kareem, Diarmaid O Meara and Darkfloor Sound’s newest artist Herd.

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 …

Timothy Alexander February 03, 2016

Mantis Radio 199 – Timothy Alexander

In the Mantis Radio session hot seat Timothy Alexander (Sonic Groove, Diacope) + new music by Kerridge, Rabit, Bintus, Haunter Recs, J. Tijn + Skee Mask…

CARTHAGE (Damian Bennett) December 15, 2015

Mantis Radio 195 – CARTHAGE

In session the intense industrial sonics of CARTHAGE. Hear music by Miss Red, Drumcorps, Samurai Music, Texture, Bad Company UK, Bone Skippers, Varg, Texture and more.

Scalameriya November 11, 2015

Mantis Radio 193 – Scalameryia

Scalameriya brings his unique vicious take on techno to the show w/ a slamming guest mix. Plus House of Black Lanterns, DJ Krush, Answer Code Request, Special Request, and forthcoming Darkfloor Sound.

Matt TdK in the mix October 28, 2015

Mantis Radio 192 – Matt TdK

In session it’s our man in Rotterdam, Matt TdK. We’ve music from Ansome and his debut for Perc Trax, Ancient Methods, Ipman, Killawatt, Paula Temple, and Witch House direct from Russian act CHVRN.

A Thousand Details October 14, 2015

Mantis Radio 191 – A Thousand Details

Portugal’s A Thousand Details showcases his atmospheric techno. We’ve music by DJ Hidden, Ontal, Christoph de Babalon, Christina Vantzou, …

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.

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 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.

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

Under Konstruktion July 14, 2014

Darkfloor 37 – Under Konstruktion

Under Konstruktion records for Darkfloor a taster session of his London based night – Fluid.

Orphx March 05, 2014

Mantis Radio 151 – Orphx

With a rare rhythmic noise session Mantis Radio presents Orphx. Hear music by Dead Fader / Dave Tarrida / Ruins / Oscar Mulero / Kangding Ray

Darkfloor 35 - Voidloss February 26, 2014

Darkfloor 35 – Voidloss – Torrential Techno

Our 35th Darkfloor Session Mix is Singularity Recordings boss Voidloss taking no prisoners for 90 minutes.

February 19, 2014

Mantis Radio 150 – Objekt

In session for our 150th show – Objekt – w/ a rare & exclusive mix. We’ve music by Pan Sonic, Broken Note, Blackmass Plastics, Ursa, Mondkopf, VSK, Sonic Groove, Tech Itch, and more.

August 21, 2013

Mantis Radio 137 + Israel Vines

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 …

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.

November 30, 2011

Mantis Radio 96 – Sunil Sharpe

Sunil Sharpe is one of the best techno DJs in the world. Hear why as he slams down a proper blast of a mix for Mantis Radio, packing tracks from the likes of Drexciya, Surgeon, Cloaks, Perc, DMX Krew, and Jeff Mills.

Darkfloor in Session 6 - Mantis Radio 2010 Review (Part 1) January 14, 2011

Darkfloor in Session 6 – Mantis Radio 2010 Review (Part 1)

Recorded live at theDrome, January 9, 2011. Part 1 of our Mantis Radio 2010 review, playing some of our favourite tracks from the last year.

Darkfloor in Session 2 March 16, 2010

Darkfloor in Session 2

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