Archives: Techno

November 03, 2020

Darkfloor Sound – 25-Oct-2020 / Threads Radio

Listen back to Mike’s Darkfloor Sound takeover at Threads radio from last month and hear some exclusive unreleased new label material.

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 07, 2020

Mike Darkfloor live from AAJA – 26-08-2020

Listen back to Mike’s August show for AAJA Deptford. Featuring some jungle, ambient, metal, pop rock, techno, industrial and breaky sounds across 2 hours.

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.

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.

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.

June 12, 2020

Mantis Radio 312 + Speak Onion

Show 312 packs fiery session heat frm drum & noise artist Speak Onion. Plus music by Enduser, Moderat, Opal Tapes’ Rerekat, Sigha, Untold, Samurai, Paradox …

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 24, 2020

Mantis Radio 309 + Lakker

Techno mindmelters Lakker are in the mix, plus tracks by Brötzmann Massaker, Depeche Mode, Savier, Sclist, Jon Convex, New Order, Amphior, MethLab and more.

Mantis Radio 307 + Temudo March 27, 2020

Mantis Radio 307 + Temudo

Soma Records’ Temudo steps up w/ a 3 deck techno flex, plus breakcore, drum & bass, metal and industrial from enduser, Aaron Spectre, Khost, Absu, Dadub …

Darkfloor In Session 067 - Derlich February 17, 2020

Darkfloor In Session 067 + 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.

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.

December 13, 2019

Mantis Radio 301 + Doubt

In session hard drum DJ & producer Doubt, +music by Gangsta Boo & Sinjin Hawke, Leftfield, Mulero, Kvitnu, Lockjaw, Clock DVA, Maurice Fulton …

November 29, 2019

Mantis Radio 300 + Broken English Club

Mantis Radio celebrates 300 shows w/ an extended edition, featuring an exclusive session by Oliver Ho’s Broken English Club and a trove of homegrown UK techno.

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 18, 2019

Mantis Radio 298 + T.R.O.

In session we welcome back Germany’s T.R.O.. We’ve music by LFO, Djrum, DJIPE, Donato Dozzy, Rod Modell, ARTS, Less, Crystal Cage, Yello, BNJMN, Missin’, and more to share too.

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 06, 2019

Mantis Radio 295 + Clovvder

In session Uruguay’s dark ambient post industrial duo Clovvder. We’ve music by Deftones, Metz, Voljum, Metalogue, Submerged, Poppy, Opal Tapes, Derlich, Inigo Kennedy, Dreadcore, and Editions Mego.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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 06, 2018

Mantis Radio 276 + Tim Reaper

In the session, the return of jungle don Tim Reaper. We’ve music from Djrum, Wire, Tech Itch Recordings, Rawtekk, Trevino, Ontal, Mika Vainio, and VSK.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

April 26, 2018

Mantis Radio 262 + Speak Onion

NYC drum & noise producer Speak Onion provides the session this week. We’ve new Inigo Kennedy and Makaton, Chevel’s latest, recent Swarm Intelligence and more Blanck Mass, death metal from Sweden, Bristol bass, Brummie industrial and some 80s American hardcore.

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

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.