Archives: Mantis Radio
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.
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.
SciFiSol presents her beautiful voice led electronica w/ a mix of her work, influences + favourites, alongside techno + electro cuts, chosen by Mike.
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.
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.
The Mantis Radio Patreon gets a refresh – updates to tiers, patron benefits and revised look.
Poland’s cyd (Solemne Records) provides our guest mix, alongside new music from Maelstrom, Vatican Shadow, Nwyrve, Ryuji Takeuchi, James Ruskin, Temudo, and Terrace.
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.
In session UK dub tech bass producer sclist. Hear Krust, Somatic Responses, Si Begg, Broken English Club, Dadub, Scorn, Cruel Nature Records
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.
The second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike’s favourites from 2020 packed w/ techno, electro, drum & bass, breakcore and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
It’s an all artist mix from Salford Electronics. With, new music by Ryuji Takeuchi, Lauren Bousfield, Lapis, Plike, John Monkman, ASC, Workshop.
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.
Lakker return providing a superb guest mix. Mike plays heady mysticism, techno rollers, electro crunch and bass rumblers. Not to be missed.
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.
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.
Show 312 packs fiery session heat frm drum & noise artist Speak Onion. Plus music by Enduser, Moderat, Opal Tapes’ Rerekat, Sigha, Untold, Samurai, Paradox …
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.
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.
Techno mindmelters Lakker are in the mix, plus tracks by Brötzmann Massaker, Depeche Mode, Savier, Sclist, Jon Convex, New Order, Amphior, MethLab and more.
Capac provide a stunning sonic session. Hear music by Happa, 3KZ, Joel Brittain, FSOL, Zan Heimer, Cignol, Randomer, Calum Gunn, and Boards of Canada.
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 …
Preview the second exclusive to Patreon mix – recorded for listeners, supporters, and patrons of Mantis Radio.
Preview the first exclusive to Patreon mix – recorded for listeners, supporters, and patrons of Mantis Radio.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
In session hard drum DJ & producer Doubt, +music by Gangsta Boo & Sinjin Hawke, Leftfield, Mulero, Kvitnu, Lockjaw, Clock DVA, Maurice Fulton …
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.
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.
We present a special Mantis Radio for Halloween. Two hours of dark ambient, doom drone, death metal, industrial, horror, breakcore, drum & bass, and other.
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.
Pittsburgh’s 8cylinder serves us raw rhythmic electronics, buffered by tracks by Mindtrick, Franck Vigroux, Max Cooper, Si Begg, and new the Darkfloor Sound.
Amphior brings a blissful blossom of sound to the session. Hear music by Moderat, Savier, Replicant, Holodeck, FUSE, Petrichor, Bovaflux, Ontal, and Plike.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
Experimental label Orb Tapes are in session, and we’ve music by Lockjaw, Skee Mask, Di Martinelli, enduser, Dom & Roland, Radioactive Man, The Stooges.
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.
In session it’s Crystal Cage w/ his darkgaze synth sound. Plus music by Scorn, Opal Tapes, Dadub, Author & Punisher, NIN, and Boredoms.
In session Vacated w/ a live techno flex. Trax by Bong-Ra, Special Request, Mothboy, Hemlock, Dark Entries, Madonna, MethLab, and Bad Company.
Hear Swiss techno from Isolated Lines in the session and music from Acroplane, Shipwrec, Sully, Enduser & Submerged, Pär Grindvik, Voidloss, Umwelt and more.
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.
GRYPT’s Taylor Shechet provides the mix. We pay tribute to legends passed + drop tracks by end.user, Sully, Eusebeia, Hybrid, Dave Mono, Voidloss …
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.
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.
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.
An update on our label Darkfloor Sound, and our show Mantis Radio, which will begin transmitting again, weekly from Monday Feb 25th.
In session we’ve drone doom brass duo ORE, w/ music by Skynet, Tech Itch Recs, Hellfish, Yves Tumor, thatboytim, Somatic Responses, Augustus Pablo …
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.
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.
DVNT plays new music by Ben Frost, Fluff & Metalogue, Djrum, Silicon Scally, Forest Swords, Dax J, AFX, Limewax, Clark, Ontal, and Peter Gabriel.
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.
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.
DVNT flies solo w/ music from Combat, Broken English Club, AJA, Bjarki, Ursa, Chaines, Metz, Tangerine Dream, Hprizm and Digital & Spirit (RIP).
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Up in the session the dark ambient world of Randal Collier-Ford with a rich emotive journey into the shadows. Hear new music from Death Grips, Weldroid, AJA, Mariel Ito, and Alva Noto, alongside tracks from Andy Page, Hadji, Kareem, Slipmatt and T Power.
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.
With an industrial leaning selection our session this week comes from US artist subduxtion. We have music from mid 90s Tech Itch, fierce Somatic Responses, Brazilian death metal, beautiful Japanese tech, US EBM techno, German algorave, Cristian Vogel, Siberian drone throat folk-rock, and Shitmat.
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.
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.
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.