Mantis Radio 208 + worriedaboutsatan
Bringing a “weird mix thing” to the show, in session we’ve Manchester post-rock ambient techno duo worriedaboutsatan. Before that, we’ve new and old, including Rawtekk, S.P.Y., Matt TdK, Source Direct remixed, Tempa, Kangding Ray, Jonny L, Hoth System, Herd and Hype Williams.
S.P.Y. – Dark Shadows [Hospital]
Kryptic Minds & Leon Switch – Lost All Faith VIP [Defcom]
Jonny L – S4 [XL Recordings]
Noisia, Maldini & Vegas – Meditation [Bad Taste Recordings]
Rawtekk – Here’s To Them [Med School]
Herd – Gazelle [Darkfloor Sound]
Hype Williams – GALICE
Kangding Ray – Wars [Stroboscopic Artefacts]
Source Direct – The Crane (Function / Inland remix) [Nonplus]
Matt TdK – Kalide [unreleased]
Submerge & Ricardo Garduno – Fall (Ryuji Takeuchi remix) [Driving Forces]
Whirling Hall Of Knives – V.Shokt [WHOK]
He/aT – A Drama Out Of A Crisis [HeaT]
Kieran James – 138 [unreleased]
Markee Ledge – Underground Railroad [Tempa]
Hoth System – Always Be Closing [Cicuta Netlabel]
William Ryan Fritch – Aftermath
Carla dal Forno – Fast Moving Cars
Sunset Graves – Static Love (Thomas Ragsdale remix)
Ben Frost – Venter
Massive Attack – Ritual Spirit
Sonic Youth – Little Trouble Girl
Sunset Graves – The Inexhaustible
AFX – P-String
Robert Hood – Minus
Aphrodite – Bomber
Gavin Miller – Torches
worriedaboutsatan – Blood
dEUS – Worried About Satan
Gavin Miller and Thomas Ragsdale’s worriedaboutsatan make beautiful post rock meets techno electronica. Formed in 2005 in Leeds, the Manchester based band have to date released two albums and several EPs worth of material. Melding post-rock with ambient techno and electronica, the pair make some truly beautiful sound. Last year’s phenomenal Even Temper stills gets regular listens at the Darkfloor HQ.
Both record and release music solo under their own names and were also recording together as Ghosting Season, a band they’ve killed in May. You’ll have heard material from Ragsdale’s Dear Araucaria on the show back in January. A rare outing under his own name, usually releasing his material as Winter Son. Miller has just released his second solo album Torches. Available on his label This Is It Forever.
Their session is a mix of favourites and influences, central to the band’s sonics, a “weird thing mix” as the pair described it.
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