Archives: Mantis Radio

Cover art for Mantis Radio 334, featuring subduxtion July 30, 2021

Mantis Radio 334 + subduxtion

Mantis Radio welcomes back subduxtion w/ a stunning live recording. And, music by Max Cooper, Texas, UNKLE, Shackleton, Katharsys, Metalheadz, Nyege Nyege Tapes, Shawn Rudiman, and more.

Cover art for July's Metal Edition of Mantis Radio July 29, 2021

Mantis Radio Metal Edition – July 2021

Mantis Radio’s monthly dive into all things metal – black, death, doom, weird. Horns at the ready for the heavy.

Cover Art for Mantis Radio 333 July 12, 2021

Mantis Radio 333 + Wirewound

Sorin Paun returns to Mantis Radio w/ a production mix of his project Wirewound. Plus: Blawan, Damne, Norman Nodge, Nørbak, Exium, HAKAI …

Mantis Radio Metal Edition June 28, 2021

Mantis Radio Metal Edition – June 2021

The June Metal Edition of Mantis Radio features Necramyth, Duma, Ulcerate, Dwaal, Void Tripper, Moths, Medusa’s Lair Records, Anti-Hand God, Flub, Fear Factory, Esoctrilihum, Mr Bungle, Pupil Slicer, Zaqqoem, and Hannes Grossmann.

illbient duo O C O S I June 21, 2021

Mantis Radio 332 + illbient duo O C O S I

UK illbient duo O C O S I provide today’s guest mix. We’ve music by KK Null, Mike Dearborn, Scotch Rolex, D-Nite + Hedchef, Pinch, Alan Vega, Max Cooper’s Mesh, Shipwrec, Luke Lund, I Voidhanger Records +more.

Mantis Radio 331 + sanmal June 01, 2021

Mantis Radio 331 + sanmal

Strap in for a mix by Japanese breakcore & donkwave producer sanmal. Also this week – ProtoCode, Krust, Ohm Resistance, PRSPCT Recordings’ Detest, Limewax + Slave To Society, Flore + Deena Abdelwahed, Temudo, + Opal Tapes’ Kentaro Hayashi.

Mantis Radio Metal Edition May 18, 2021

Mantis Radio Metal Edition – May 2021

The May Metal Edition of Mantis Radio features Thronehammer, 20 Buck Spin, Full of Hell, Wode, Nails, Neuorsis, Conan, Motorhead, Opeth, Hate, Darkthrone, Conan, Dillinger Escape Plan, and more.

Mantis Radio 330 + Arad May 17, 2021

Mantis Radio 330 + Arad

In session, Lakker’s Arad. Plus, music by The Allegorist, Robert Miles, Hybrid, Sleeper, Wen, John 3:16, Deru, Gojira, Suicide, and Omagoqa.

Mantis Radio Metal Edition May 16, 2021

Tune into our live Mantis Radio Metal Edition, Monday May 17

Tune into our Mantis Radio Metal Edition, going live 7pm, Monday May 17. Expect extreme, black, doom, death, and doom.

May 03, 2021

Mantis Radio’s Spotify playlist.

Mantis Radio now has a monthly Spotify playlist. Each month we’ll share a few hours worth of tracks, from the show, some not (yet) or at all.

May 03, 2021

Mantis Radio 329 + Warcrimes

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.

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.

April 06, 2021

Answer our survey on Mantis Radio.

We want to know what our listeners (and potential listeners) want from our show Mantis Radio. To do that we’ve conducting a short survey.

April 05, 2021

Mantis Radio 327 + Snooks

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.

March 23, 2021

Updates to the Mantis Radio Patreon.

The Mantis Radio Patreon gets a refresh – updates to tiers, patron benefits and revised look.

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 23, 2021

Mantis Radio 325 + SWARMM

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.

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

February 03, 2021

2020 Mixtape Three – Ambient

In our third and final of mixes marking 2020 we present some of our favourite ambient, drone, warm electronics and dub vibe sounds from last year.

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.

January 07, 2021

2020 Mixtape Two – Metal

In the second of a series of mixes marking 2020, we present some of our favourite metal, industrial, rock and noise releases from last year.

January 04, 2021

2020 Mixtape One – Downtempo

In the first of a series of mixes marking 2020, we present some of our favourite downtempo, downbeat, ambient and drone tracks from last year.

November 17, 2020

Mantis Radio 321 w/ Mike Darkfloor

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.

November 02, 2020

Mantis Radio 320 + Christoph de Babalon

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.

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 22, 2020

Mantis Radio 318 + Zaax

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.

September 07, 2020

Mantis Radio 317 + Salford Electronics

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

August 17, 2020

Mantis Radio 316 + Flore

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.

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.

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Mantis Radio 314 + Hedchef

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.

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 22, 2020

Mantis Radio 311 + BRICKS

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.

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.

April 10, 2020

Mantis Radio 308 + Capac

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

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 …

March 10, 2020

Another mix for Patreon and Mantis Radio supporters.

Preview the second exclusive to Patreon mix – recorded for listeners, supporters, and patrons of Mantis Radio.

March 01, 2020

A mix for Patreon and Mantis Radio supporters.

Preview the first exclusive to Patreon mix – recorded for listeners, supporters, and patrons of Mantis Radio.

Mantis Radio 305 February 28, 2020

Mantis Radio 306 + Inner8

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.

Mantis Radio 305 + Scape One February 14, 2020

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.

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 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 302 + Damian B

Smash out the year w/ a post-hardcore session by Damian B. Plus death metal + metalcore cuts by Nile, Babymetal, Vltimas, Oathbreaker, Deafheaven, Vastum, Employed to Serve …

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 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 66619 + Halloween Special

We present a special Mantis Radio for Halloween. Two hours of dark ambient, doom drone, death metal, industrial, horror, breakcore, drum & bass, and other.

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 20, 2019

Mantis Radio 296 + Amphior

Amphior brings a blissful blossom of sound to the session. Hear music by Moderat, Savier, Replicant, Holodeck, FUSE, Petrichor, Bovaflux, Ontal, and Plike.

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 …

July 19, 2019

Mantis Radio 291 + Orb Tapes

Experimental label Orb Tapes are in session, and we’ve music by Lockjaw, Skee Mask, Di Martinelli, enduser, Dom & Roland, Radioactive Man, The Stooges.

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 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 289 + Crystal Cage

In session it’s Crystal Cage w/ his darkgaze synth sound. Plus music by Scorn, Opal Tapes, Dadub, Author & Punisher, NIN, and Boredoms.

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.

April 05, 2019

Mantis Radio 285 + Taylor Shechet

GRYPT’s Taylor Shechet provides the mix. We pay tribute to legends passed + drop tracks by end.user, Sully, Eusebeia, Hybrid, Dave Mono, Voidloss …

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.

Flyer for Mantis Radio 283 March 04, 2019

Mantis Radio 283 + Fleck E.S.C.

Showcasing the electro sound of Fleck E.S.C. in the session, w/ music by Ghostly, Jezgro, NIN, Plastikman, DJ Bone, Plike, Overmono, Phat Chex, and Naibu.

February 25, 2019

Mantis Radio 282 + Prettybwoy

Mantis Radio returns packing grime influenced sonics from Japan’s Prettybwoy. We’ve music by Cylob, Bjork, Coldcut, Khost, Slipknot, Paul Woolford, Sclist, Tipper, and Glenn Branca.

February 22, 2019

An update on Darkfloor, our label and our show Mantis Radio.

An update on our label Darkfloor Sound, and our show Mantis Radio, which will begin transmitting again, weekly from Monday Feb 25th.

December 13, 2018

Mantis Radio 281 + ORE

In session we’ve drone doom brass duo ORE, w/ music by Skynet, Tech Itch Recs, Hellfish, Yves Tumor, thatboytim, Somatic Responses, Augustus Pablo …

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.

September 27, 2018

Mantis Radio 278 w/ DVNT

DVNT plays new music by Ben Frost, Fluff & Metalogue, Djrum, Silicon Scally, Forest Swords, Dax J, AFX, Limewax, Clark, Ontal, and Peter Gabriel.

Robert Logan Mantis Radio September 13, 2018

Mantis Radio 277 + Robert Logan

In session we’ve Robert Logan. Prior to that session tracks from Lighting Bolt, Shelley Parker, LFO, Moving Shadow, Antipop Consortium, Savier, and Ital Tek.

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 30, 2018

Mantis Radio 275 w/ DVNT

DVNT flies solo w/ music from Combat, Broken English Club, AJA, Bjarki, Ursa, Chaines, Metz, Tangerine Dream, Hprizm and Digital & Spirit (RIP).

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.