Archives: Techno

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.

March 22, 2021

Mantis Radio 326 + cyd

Poland’s cyd (Solemne Records) provides our guest mix, alongside new music from Maelstrom, Vatican Shadow, Nwyrve, Ryuji Takeuchi, James Ruskin, Temudo, and Terrace.

February 09, 2021

Mantis Radio 324 + sclist

In session UK dub tech bass producer sclist. Hear Krust, Somatic Responses, Si Begg, Broken English Club, Dadub, Scorn, Cruel Nature Records

January 25, 2021

Mantis Radio 323 + End of Year Special part 2

The second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike’s favourites from 2020 packed w/ techno, electro, drum & bass, breakcore and more.

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.

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.

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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 062 – DVNT – Lost in Electro, Hardcore & Jungle

DVNT lays down an hour of electro, techno, hardcore & jungle ft. Aquarian, Makaton, Sully, VSK, The Advent. Recorded live at GET LOST in Kent.

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.

May 10, 2018

Mantis Radio 264 + Savier

Scottish sludge producer Savier provides our session this week. We got tracks from ex Vex’d Kuedo, early Autechre, Kamikaze Space Programme’s bass heavy tech, Irish pounding from Tinfoil, Posthuman’s latest acid cut, French techno, British synth wonderment, more Vogel, rolling Untold, and some 170-185 intensity.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

January 07, 2018

Mantis Radio 255 + End Of Year Special

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.

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 17, 2017

Mantis Radio 250 + Syn

Cork’s Syn drops a session this week, plus we’ve music from Clock DVA, David Meiser, Prolix, Kyota, Slackk, Fret, Boy Harsher, Furfriend, and Hybrid.

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.

September 11, 2017

Mantis Radio 246 + She Spread Sorrow

We’ve ritual deathscapes from Italian artist She Spread Sorrow. Plus clipping., Gary Numan, Lag, Death Abyss, Pessimist, Ontal, Stanislav Tolkachev

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 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.

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

July 24, 2017

Mantis Radio 241 + RENDERED

Daniel Myer and 14 Anger join forces as RENDERED, laying down a stomping EBM and dark techno selection for guest session. We’ve music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Randomer, Mazzula, Darqwan, Ryuji Takeuchi, Sclist, Diasiva, OZIGIRI …

July 03, 2017

Mantis Radio 239 + Yullippe

Yullippe (JPN) returns to Mantis Radio w/ an influences mix. We’ve music by Killawatt, Clock DVA, Rory St John, Vatican Shadow, Napalm Death and The Prodigy.

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 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.

May 08, 2017

Mantis Radio 232 + Stingrays

In session Singapore’s Stingrays and his dark, hard techno. In hour 1, tracks by Spor, Bwana, Dom & Roland, Galaxian, Eaters, and Deftones.

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 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.

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.

March 13, 2017

Mantis Radio 225 + GRVD

GRVD delivers a black noise blast for Mantis Radio. We’ve music from The Prodigy, Johannes Heil, DJ Bone, Sherwood & Pinch, Kangding Ray, Drvg Cvltvre, and Grebenstein.

March 02, 2017

Mantis Radio 224 + Ezuri

In session Berlin’s Ezuri. We play new & old from Gareth Clarke, Beltram, Emptyset, Earwiggle, Endlec, and Photek.

February 16, 2017

Mantis Radio 223 + Snowbeasts

Dark ambient and industrial duo Snowbeasts provide our session. We play Kryptic Minds, Trevino, Manni Dee, Prettybwoy, Ryuji Takeuchi, Emptyset, Blush Response and more.

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 19, 2017

Mantis Radio 221 + Not Alive Yet

Tonight on Mantis Radio, a session from Not Alive Yet. We’re packing new sound from Ariadne’s Labyrinth, ASC, Shifted, Relapso, Figure-Ground, Sleeper, Broken20, Sync 24 and more.

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

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.

July 22, 2016

Mantis Radio 209 + Whirling Hall of Knives

Whirling Hall of Knives supply Mantis Radio w/ an incredible scorching techno session. Plus tracks by Suicide, Autechre, Vacated, SPK, Orphx

June 22, 2016

Mantis Radio 207 + Ryuji Takeuchi

Japan’s Ryuji Takeuchi in session + new music from SHXCXCHCXSH, Trevino, Bodyjack, David Meiser, Fracture, Vatican Shadow, Holy Fuck, Ynoji…

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.