Archives: Techno

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.

August 30, 2016

Mantis Radio 212 + New York Haunted

Drvg Cvltvre returns to Mantis Radio showcasing his label New York Haunted. We’ve music by Ruins, dgoHn, Makaton, Ruskin, Ministry, Cristian Vogel, Perc Trax, Convertor

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.

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 ++

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 …

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…

September 02, 2015

Mantis Radio 188 + Deapmash

In session, French techno bass producer Deapmash, plus music by Dead Fader, Billain, Monolake, Christian Wunsch, Filip Xavi, and Ali Berger.

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.

Borealis cover flyer February 02, 2015

Darkfloor In Session 46 + Borealis

Our 46th in session is a mammoth 6 hour flex from Canada’s Jesse Somfay aka Borealis.

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

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.

Flyer for Mantis Radio 122, featuring a photo of Somatic Responses playing live January 21, 2013

Mantis Radio 122 + Somatic Responses

Somatic Responses return to Mantis Radio w/ a trademark hard mix of acid + machine grind showcasing their fierce live sound.

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.

Cover art for the 11th Darkfloor in Session mix recording April 25, 2012

Darkfloor 11 – DVNT – Free_lectronica

DVNT recorded live at Free-lectonica 7, London, 2012. Feat. trax by Kryptic Minds, Ben Klock, Kwartz, 214, Casual Violence, Kanji Kinetic, Actress …

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 …

January 25, 2011

Mantis Radio 077 + Swarm Intelligence

For our 77th Mantis Radio we head to Berlin to catch up w/ Swarm Intelligence. We play tracks by Sunken Foal, fzv, Bas Mooy, Inigo Kennedy, Blackmass Plastics, Marcel Dettmann, The Exaltics, Perc Trax …

January 21, 2011

Darkfloor in Session 7 – Mantis Radio 2010 Review (Part 2)

The second part of our Mantis Radio 2010 review, playing some of our favourite tracks from last year. Recorded live at theDrome.

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.

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.

September 19, 2010

Mantis Radio 069 + Sclist

Mantis Radio presents a session from a Bristol bass specialist – Sclist.

May 14, 2010

Mantis Radio 061 + Posthuman

Live from the studio it’s Posthuman. We’ve music by Marcel Dettman, Female, Anodyne, Baconhead, Blackmass Plastics, Mazzula, MDK and more.

Darkfloor 3 April 27, 2010

Darkfloor in Session 3

The third Darkfloor In Session mix, recorded live at theDrome, April 23, 2010.

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.

DRKFLRMX001 January 25, 2010

Darkfloor in Session 1

Darkfloor In Session 001

Flyer shows CONFOUNDED (mrseavers and DVNT) performing live in London, May 2008 September 13, 2008

Mantis Radio 023 + CONFOUNDED – mrseavers + DVNT

London duo CONFOUNDED take over Mantis with their heavy techno and bass cuts feat. RadiaL, Exium, Tim Wright, dub_teq, Vex’d, Bam Bam, Underworld, Julian Liberator, Space DJz, and many more.

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.