Archives: Mantis Radio

January 21, 2013

Mantis Radio 122 + Somatic Responses

The Welsh duo make a welcome return to Mantis Radio, this time unleashing their trademark filth with a “hard” mix. There’s music from Phat Chex, Bandshell, Ryuji Takeuchi, Radionasty, TM404, and Freddy Fresh.

January 07, 2013

Mantis Radio 121 + Borealis

And just like that we’re into the year 2013. For the first show of new year we welcome the sound and selection of Borealis. Lots of fresh music to share with you, including Lakker, Levon Vincent, Phat Chex, Blackmass Plastics, Dead Sound and AAIMON.

December 11, 2012

Mantis Radio 120 + Ingen

Mantis Radio presents a session from one of Edinburgh’s techno dons Ingen. DVNT meanwhile has music from Blackmass Plastics, Ontal, Si Begg, Dettmann, Clouds, MPIA3, Paul Birken and Freddy Fresh and lots more to share with you.

December 01, 2012

Mantis Radio now syndicated on Techno.FM

From tomorrow our resident show and original Darkfloor home Mantis Radio is to be syndicated on Techno.FM.

November 26, 2012

Mantis Radio 119 + Makaton

We head to to Birmingham, the home for many of British techno, to present a rare recording from the Rodz Konez label boss – Makaton.

October 30, 2012

Mantis Radio 118 + Ekman

We welcome to Mantis Radio the Dutch electro of Roel Dijcks’ Ekman. There’s music from Loops Haunt, Sturqen, Warlock, Lakker, Blawan, Jam City, Andy Stott, Death Grips and more to relish this week.

October 16, 2012

Mantis Radio 117 + Scape One

We present a legend of UK electro – Scape One. Hear music from Global Goon, Imaginary Forces, Ingen, British Murder Boys, Happa, HueHelix and more with Mantis Radio’s DVNT.

October 02, 2012

Mantis Radio 116 + Somatic Responses

This week we welcome a duo who need little introduction – Somatic Responses.

September 18, 2012

Mantis Radio 115 + Simplicity is Beauty

We welcome Simplicity is Beauty – the work of one Kent based Jason Courtney, to Mantis Radio. We play music from Ruskin & Broom, C Mantle, The Mover, Lorn, Dekode, Bok Bok and Phat Chex before that this week.

September 04, 2012

Mantis Radio 114 + Aural Sects

In the showcase hotseat this week, the prolific US label Aural Sects. In our first 60, music from Dettmann, Exium, Musical Mob, David Meiser, Mike Oldfield, NGUZUNGUZU, Mark Fell and loads more.

August 21, 2012

Mantis Radio 113 + Phat Chex

In a predictable move on our part, being that he is our first Darkfloor Sound artist, on tonight’s show a session from Phat Chex.

August 07, 2012

Mantis Radio 112 + Robert Pain

We head into the bleak deep dark techno of Robert Pain, w/ music from Vladislav Delay, Anodyne, Ingen, David Meiser, Erol Alkan, Kangding Ray, Sturqen +more.

July 24, 2012

Mantis Radio 111 + Villain

On Mantis Radio this week we welcome Singularity Recordings’ Villain. We’ve music from Death Abyss, UR, Blackmass Plastics, Max Duley, Coefficient, Alphaxone, Actress, Monolake and more to share.

July 10, 2012

Mantis Radio 110 + Boris Noiz

We present the début live set of Serbia’s Boris Noiz (Ontal). We play tracks by Bassbin Twins, Perc, Slam, Voidloss, Killawatt, Kryptic Minds, Riffs …

June 26, 2012

Mantis Radio 109 + Dimentia

Heading stateside, Mantis Radio presents the heavy electro presence that is Dimentia. DVNT plays tracks from Laurel Halo, Posthuman, Illum Sphere, Si Begg, Warlock, datassette, vacated, Phat Chex, Sturqen and more.

June 12, 2012

Mantis Radio 108 + Rory St John

We present the dark techno of Dublin’s Rory St John, w/ tracks by Somatic Responses, Bas Mooy, Floorplan, Sunil Sharpe, Jam City, David Meiser, Eomac +more.

May 29, 2012

Mantis Radio 107 + Anniversary Special #5

We celebrate 5 years of Mantis Radio with our anniversary special, running down our most popular sessions, including Perc, Bas Mooy + oyaarss

May 15, 2012

Mantis Radio 106 + Casual Violence

Mantis Radio presents a session from the dark techno lord of Manchester – Casual Violence.

April 17, 2012

Mantis Radio 105 + Tundra Dubs

Californian netlabel Tundra Dubs provide our session this week on Mantis Radio, showcasing their sound and artists.

April 03, 2012

Mantis Radio 104 + Chordata

In session Scottish electro dame Chordata and tracks from Radioactive Man, Mr 76ix, The Mover, Rory St John, Swarm Intelligence, David Meiser …

March 21, 2012

Mantis Radio 103 + Flint Kids

In session London’s Flint Kids. Before that, tracks from Death Grips, Paul Blackford, Vacated, Dave Clarke, Imaginary Forces, Wirewound, Elemental …

March 07, 2012

Mantis Radio 102 + Ourobonic Plague

For show 102 we head to Australia and welcome to the showcase session Perth’s Ourobonic Plague.

February 25, 2012

Mantis Radio 101 + Imaginary Forces

This week we present in session on Mantis Radio, British artist Imaginary Forces.

February 21, 2012

Mantis Radio 100 + Kronos Device + Paul Blackford + Stormfield + The Inventors of Aircraft

Marking the occasion of our 100th Mantis Radio show, we had an event, with sets from Kronos Device, Paul Blackford, Stormfield, TIOA, DVNT, Ursa and Laica.

February 10, 2012

Mantis Radio 100, live in London with Kronos Device, Blackmass Plastics, Paul Blackford, Stormfield, TIOA

So, the milestone has finally arrived. Mantis Radio celebrates it’s 100th show with a live event ft. Kronos Device, Blackmass Plastics, Paul Blackford…

January 26, 2012

Mantis Radio 099 + Duskky

For our 2nd Mantis Radio of 2012 we head to Bristol to get a lesson in dubfunk from Broken Bubble’s Duskky.

January 11, 2012

Mantis Radio 098 + Death Abyss

The shadowy Rodz Konez signed Death Abyss illuminate with their dark session mix for Mantis Radio.

December 14, 2011

Mantis Radio 097 + Echo Park

Formerly known as Gunjack we welcome back to Mantis Radio Brian Gibbs and his West Coast hip-hop project Echo Park.

November 30, 2011

Mantis Radio 096 + Sunil Sharpe

One of Ireland’s best, the superb Sunil Sharpe turns in a proper blast of a session for Mantis Radio, packing cuts from Drexciya, Surgeon, Cloaks, Perc, DMX Krew, and of course, Jeff Mills.

November 16, 2011

Mantis Radio 095 + hanal

Up this week a talented and versatile DJ in the shape of hanal. Known for his dexterous skill behind the decks and his label Remerge Records.

November 02, 2011

Mantis Radio 094 + oyaarss

Latvian born and bred oyaarss describes his own music as “lullabies for decadent people“ and he’s in session this week for Mantis Radio.

November 01, 2011

oyaarss in session tonight, for Mantis Radio.

On Mantis Radio tonight, we present a Baltic producer constantly pushing his sonic palette to its limit – oyaarss.

October 20, 2011

Mantis Radio 093 + Bas Mooy

Presenting the Dutch techno master Bas Mooy. Complete with an exclusive tough set workout for Mantis Radio.

October 16, 2011

this week on Mantis Radio – Bas Mooy

Coming up this week on Darkfloor’s Mantis Radio – Audio Assault’s Bas Mooy.

October 05, 2011

Mantis Radio 092 + Mad EP

Making a welcome return to Mantis Radio, this week Mad EP is back to dish up his trademark hip-hop infested beat work.

October 04, 2011

Mad EP returns, in session tonight on Mantis Radio

Mad EP returns for a second session on Mantis Radio.

September 24, 2011

Mantis Radio 091 + Perc

Perc Trax boss Ali ‘Perc’ Wells in session this week for Mantis Radio, live from the Darkfloor studio.

September 19, 2011

tonight – Mantis Radio present Perc (live)

tonight – Mantis Radio present Perc (live)

September 08, 2011

Mantis Radio 090 + Hoth System

This weeks Mantis Radio heads to Northern Ireland, Belfast in fact, to bring you the machine flexing production work of Hoth System.

September 06, 2011

on Mantis Radio tonight, Belfast’s Hoth System

On Mantis Radio tonight we head to Northern Ireland, Belfast in fact, to bring you the machine flexing production work of Hoth System.

August 25, 2011

Mantis Radio 089 + AAIMON

We head to San Diego this week to bring you the dark murky, witch house and drag sounds of duo AAIMON.

August 23, 2011

AAIMON in session tonight on Mantis Radio

We head to San Diego this week to bring you the dark and murky sounds of AAIMON.

July 28, 2011

Mantis Radio 088 + Herd

Up this week we’ve great pleasure in presenting Herd – an artist with a supreme ability for the deep and sublime soundscape.

July 18, 2011

Mantis Radio 087 + Global Goon

Dishing out an exclusive hardware session for Mantis Radio, it is none other than the Rephlex affiliated elusive Global Goon.

June 20, 2011

Mantis Radio 086 + Anniversary Special #4

It’s our 4th Mantis Radio Anniversary Special, as is our tradition, this week we take a look back at the last year, including a rundown of the 3 most popular sessions from the 12 months.

May 31, 2011

Mantis Radio 085 + Scott Robinson

For our showcase this week we’ve great pleasure in welcoming the machinations of Scott Robinson to Mantis Radio.

May 17, 2011

Mantis Radio 084 + Lifecycle

Coming up on Mantis Radio this week – digging deep and wide with an awesome session from London’s Ricochet Records label boss Lifecycle.

May 03, 2011

Mantis Radio 083 + Vector Commander

Mantis Radio welcomes back Vector Commander. We’ve music by Space DJz, Anodyne, DeFeKT, Spor, Phat Chex, Vadz, C Mantle and loads more before that.

May 03, 2011

tonight on Mantis Radio, Vector Commander

tonight on Mantis Radio, the return of Alex Strunz aka Vector Commander.

April 19, 2011

Mantis Radio 082 + Spookhouse

Mantis Radio head to Dublin, Ireland to present a session from Spookhouse. In our first hour, music from Sleeparchive, Casual Violence, Gunjack, Broken Note, B12, Amon Tobin, Pendle Coven, Sunil Sharpe, Talker and more.

April 05, 2011

Mantis Radio 081 + KidChameleon + Casual Breakin’

For our 81st Mantis Radio we present the Peckham duo of KidChameleon and Casual Breakin’, live and in the mix from the Darkfloor studio.

April 05, 2011

on Mantis Radio tonight, KidChameleon & Casual Breakin’

on Mantis Radio tonight, KidChameleon & Casual Breakin’

March 22, 2011

Mantis Radio 080 + Pleq

For our 80th Mantis Radio we go deep with a production showcase session from Polish producer Pleq.

March 22, 2011

tonight on Mantis Radio we present Pleq

on tonight’s Mantis Radio we have in session, Pleq.

March 08, 2011

Mantis Radio 079 + Black Smith Craft

The techno continues. Following on from our last show’s session w/ Dead Sound vs Videohead, this week Mantis Radio present a session from Black Smith Craft.

March 06, 2011

this week on Mantis Radio, Black Smith Craft

Coming up this week on Mantis Radio, French techno producer Tyler Smith under his tougher Black Smith Craft alias.

February 22, 2011

Mantis Radio 078 + Dead Sound + Videohead

Mantis Radio presents Dead Sound & VideoHead. We’ve music Radioactive Man, Shackleton, The Advent, Bas Mooy, Global Goon, Psycatron …

February 20, 2011

On Mantis Radio this week, Dead Sound + Videohead

On Mantis Radio this week, Dead Sound + Videohead

January 25, 2011

Mantis Radio 077 + Swarm Intelligence

For our 77th Mantis Radio broadcast we head to Berlin to catch up with Swarm Intelligence. We’ve music from Sunken Foal, fzv, Bas Mooy, Inigo Kennedy, Blackmass Plastics, Marcel Dettman, The Exaltics, Xi, Perc Trax, Coefficient, and more.

January 24, 2011

tomorrow on Mantis Radio, Swarm Intelligence

On Mantis Radio tomorrow, we’ve Berlin’s Swarm Intelligence in for a session.

January 21, 2011

Darkfloor in Session 007 + Mantis Radio 2010 review part 2

Darkfloor in Session, live at theDrome / Mantis Radio 2010 review part 2.

January 14, 2011

Darkfloor in Session 006 + Mantis Radio 2010 review part 1

Darkfloor, live at theDrome / Mantis Radio 2010 review part 1

January 11, 2011

Mantis Radio 076 + Blackmass Plastics

The mighty speaker smasher Blackmass Plastics steps up to the Mantis Radio showcase with a slew of exclusives heavyweight dubs. Plus, we’ve music from Steve Bicknell, Solar Chrome, Plastikman, Adam X, Concrete DJz, Instra:Mental, Loefah, Scanone, and Photek.

December 12, 2010

Mantis Radio 075 + Vocode Records

In session this week on Mantis Radio we present Vocode Records, who since 1999 and the Vocode Project has documented the evolution of electro.

November 28, 2010

Mantis Radio 074 + Inigo Kennedy

In session for Mantis Radio a master of the techno sound: Inigo Kennedy. With music from Luke Slater, Untold, Scanner, Radioactive Man, Tipper, Si Begg …

November 14, 2010

Mantis Radio 073 + 8bitch (Nightwave)

Coinciding with her debut release on Seed Records we’ve an exclusive mix this week on Mantis Radio from Maya Medvesek and Nightwave.

October 31, 2010

Mantis Radio 072 + T-Polar

In session Belfast’s T-Polar and music by James Blake, Subeena, Mad EP, Jeff Mills, the wee djs, Mad Mike Banks, dBridge, Pinch, 65daysofstatic, and Goblin.

October 17, 2010

Mantis Radio 071 + AGT Rave Cru

AGT Rave Cru throw down the old skool in the session. Hear tracks by Spor, Bola, Raime, Delta Funktionen, Redshape, Planetary Assault Systems, The Knife, Roska & Untold, T-Polar, Dekode, and plenty more besides.

October 03, 2010

Mantis Radio 070 + DeFeKT

We’ve reached the grand old age of 70 shows. To celebrate hitting the milestone Irish electro flexer DeFeKt provides an exclusive showcase guest mix.

September 19, 2010

Mantis Radio 069 + Sclist

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

September 05, 2010

Mantis Radio 068 w/ DVNT

This week for the first time since we started broadcasting the show some 29 months ago – it’s a two hour in session mix from DVNT.

August 22, 2010

Mantis Radio 067 + Rabid Gravy + Sturqen

On Mantis Radio this week we’ve two experimental hardware techno sessions to share from Rabid Gravy and, Sturqen.

August 08, 2010

Mantis Radio 066 + mrseavers

We welcome back to Mantis Radio for his 3rd appearance – mrseavers – a self confessed techno fiend.

July 25, 2010

Mantis Radio 065 + Mazzula

We’re back with one hell of a showcase session for Mantis Radio, UK electro producer Mazzula shows his might and his take on the sound.

June 27, 2010

Mantis Radio 064 + Ed Devane

Dublin’s Ed Devane records for Mantis Radio a straight up trip of dub, industrial, ambient and hip-hop sounds, all from his studio and hands.

June 11, 2010

Mantis Radio 063 + Ventolyn & Becotyde

This week on the show we’ve in session Ventolyn & Becotyde. Before that, tracks from Adam Beyer, Ramandanman, Kenny Larkin, Galaxian, Hoth System, How To Destroy Angels …

May 28, 2010

Mantis Radio 062 + Anniversary Special #3

It’s been 3 years of broadcasting Mantis Radio – time for our anniversary show, with a rundown of the three most popular sessions.

May 20, 2010

Upcoming retrospective celebrating 3 years of Mantis Radio

Details of our upcoming Mantis Radio, year 3, retrospective

May 14, 2010

Mantis Radio 061 + Posthuman

We’re back and this time we mean business. Up this week, live from the studio it is London’s Posthuman.

April 30, 2010

Mantis Radio 060 + Dead Sound

Here we are at the big 60. Kicking it out on the Mantis Radio showcase this week we proudly present the broken techno of Dead Sound.