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Darkfloor's Mantis Radio has since 2007 continued to present a wide range of darker leaning electronics. All fuelled by a techno/electro backbone, with exclusive guest sessions from scene leaders and emerging talent.

Published on Fridays the show is produced and hosted by DVNT.

Budding producers, artists and labels are welcome to send the show their music.
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To every guest, featured artists and listener over the years, thank you.

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Year 15 - 2021 ^ back to top

Introducing US industrial duo Warcrimes. Hear music by Acre Recordings’ C Mantle, Aphex Twin, Qnete, SWARMM, Madonna, DJ Hidden, Current Value, Agressor Bunx, PRSPCT Recordings, Arno Vancolen and Bryan Chapman, Thing, and more.

329 Warcrimes

SciFiSol presents her beautiful voice led electronica w/ a mix of her work, influences + favourites, alongside techno + electro cuts, chosen by Mike.

328 SciFiSol

Niteshade Inc label boss Snooks brings a long sought after mix to the show. Mike plays Carl Craig, Metz, Paul Woolford, Voitax, Shpongle, The Ebertbrothers, Moderat, Minor Science, Swarm Intelligence.

327 Snooks

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

326 cyd

In session London’s SWARMM. Hear new music from Luke Lund, The Body, Cristian Vogel, Nomine & Digital, Boylan and Slimzee, and Vema-Diode, with early Tipper, Detroit’s Suburban Knight, Death Grips, Calibre, Mosca, and Monic.

325 SWARMM

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

324 sclist

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

323 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.

322 End of Year Special
Year 14 - 2020 ^ back to top

Mike brings you power electronics, old skool hardcore, breakbeat, witch house, new Ontal, Bongripper’s doom metal, early Photek and Dillinja, sclist’s dub tech, Forest Swords remixing Neneh Cherry, new Alex Banks, some beautiful ambient, and a Scott Walker cover by UK thrash band TRIAL.

321 Mike Darkfloor

In session it’s industrial jungle / breakcore don Christoph de Babalon. Hear music by Ram Records, Teste, Matmos, Tusken Raiders, Death Qualia, The Teknoist, Parris, Pankow, Voitax, and Oranssi Pazuzu.

320 Christoph de Babalon

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

319 Ingen

We’ve an industrial powerhouse mix from Zaax, plus trax by Spor, Tech Itch, Go Hiyama, Max Cooper, Radioactive Man, Autechre, Agon Branza, Sewerslvt, Inhalt, Renegade Hardware, SoundWitch and more besides.

318 Zaax

It’s an all artist mix from Salford Electronics. With, new music by Ryuji Takeuchi, Lauren Bousfield, Lapis, Plike, John Monkman, ASC, Workshop.

317 Salford Electronics

In the mix it’s Flore (POLAAR). Hear new music by Opal Tapes, Dexterous Numerics, Samurai Music, Shinichi Atobe, Deathbed, Ipecac, thatboytim, and Dewtone Recordings.

316 Flore

Lakker return providing a superb guest mix. Mike plays heady mysticism, techno rollers, electro crunch and bass rumblers. Not to be missed.

315 Lakker
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In session the electro/tech bass of Hedchef, alongside some early drum & bass, jungle, techstep, & neurofunk tracks- feat. Metalheadz, Emotif, Critical, Bad Taste, Formation, Sonic Terror and more. With some electro, art rock, noise jazz, and proggy breaks around the edges of the show.

314 Hedchef
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.

313 Ezuri

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

312 Speak Onion

US trio BRICKS select some grindcore + noise faves. Mike plays music from Doormouse, Code Orange, Oathbreaker, Gojira, Overlook, Replicant, Luke Lund, Primitive Knot, Crystal Cage, Employed To Serve and others.

311 BRICKS

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.

310 Kareem

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

309 Lakker

Capac provide a stunning sonic session. Hear music by Happa, 3KZ, Joel Brittain, FSOL, Zan Heimer, Cignol, Randomer, Calum Gunn, and Boards of Canada.

308 Capac
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 …

307 Temudo
Mantis Radio 305

Inner8 showcases his Holotone label and we play tracks by Andy Gill, Andrew Weatherall, Uniform, Paula Temple, Savier, Chris & Cosey, Aphex Twin, Cybotron and more.

306 Inner8
Mantis Radio 305 + Scape One

UK electro mainstay Scape One returns. Enjoy music by The Bug & Burial, Lanark Artefax, Broken English Club, Paleman, Annie Hall, brand new Skam, The Fear Ratio, and Metalogue, alongside unreleased Ruins, Mark Jacobs, and Strago & Snooks.

305 Scape One

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 …

304 Room of Wires

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.

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Year 7 - 2013-14 ^ back to top
Year 6 - 2012-13 ^ back to top
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Year 1 - 2007-08 ^ back to top