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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 09, 2019

Luke Lund plays London’s Rye Wax this Sunday Sept 15 w/ support by Darkfloor, Graham Dunning and, Paragon.

Sunday Sept 15, Finland’s noise bass industrial clanger Luke Lund plays London’s Rye Wax alongside Graham Dunning, Tech Itch’s Paragon and Mike Darkfloor.

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.

Chart Image August 29, 2019

Mike Darkfloor – August 2019

Mike Darkfloor’s 11 tracks for August 2019 feat AGAMWE, BLØC, Boylan & Flowdan, Cyan85, J E L L V A K O, Sluhg, Paula Temple, Rhythmic Theory, TAKA …

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

On Mantis Radio this week 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 25, 2019

Listen to a mix by DVNT for Seance Radio’s Secret Self show.

Darkfloor’s own DVNT records an hour for Seance Radio’s show Secret Self. Old to new across bass, breaks, electro, techno, acid and more.

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, end.user, Dom & Roland, Radioactive Man, The Stooges.

June 27, 2019

Download a hard techno stomper from MSQ

Rotterdam’s MSQ (Matt TDK) offers for free download, a stomping hard techno track, originally scheduled for now defunct label Emetic.

June 24, 2019

Darkfloor In Session 066 – Ryuji Takeuchi

Japan’s Ryuji Takeuchi provides our 66th In Session – a recording of his set back on April 20th at Osaka for Hagane’s 9th Anniversary at Club Stomp.

June 21, 2019

Mantis Radio 290 + Soj

It’s a techno and EBM mix flex from Soj, w/ Warp era Speedy J, Paula Temple, Lifecutter, Kike Pravda, Borealis, Gobsmacked, Skam, and Scuba / Luke Slater.

May 31, 2019

Mantis Radio 289 + Crystal Cage

The darkgaze synth sound of Crystal Cage provide the session w/ music by Scorn, Opal Tapes, Dadub, Author & Punisher, NIN, and Boredoms.

May 17, 2019

Mantis Radio 288 + Vacated

It’s a techno flex from Vacated in the session w/ music by Bong-Ra, Special Request, Mothboy, Hemlock, Dark Entries, Madonna, MethLab, and Bad Company.

May 15, 2019

DVNT – Tuesday, May 14 / A Mix

An off the cuff mix by DVNT feat. Hodge, Varg, Tom Hades, Radial, Lotic, DJ Bone, Phat Chex, Mazzula, Special Request, Voidloss, RENDERED, and Paula Temple.

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 …

April 03, 2019

DVNT – The Final Meltdown, 705 (2014)

Recently unearthed is this recording of DVNT playing The Final Meltdown for London party crew 705 back in 2014. A brisk 140bpm mix of (mostly) techno.

April 01, 2019

Darkfloor In Session 065 – Lag

Lag selects an hour of his favourite IDM cuts from the sounds heyday. Featuring music by Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, Christ., and Plaid amongst others.

March 27, 2019

Drone Power Play 2019-03-27

An hour of ambient, drone, & noise sonics – Drone Power Play. Feat. A Vengeance, Blanck Mass, Peder Mannerfelt, Lana Del Rabies, Max Cooper, Orphx …

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.

March 14, 2019

Store update – no shipping March 14 -19

We won’t be shipping from our store (or Bandcamp) until Tuesday March 19th.

March 08, 2019

Darkfloor In Session 064 – Eusebeia

Bristol’s Eusebeia serves up an In Session artist mix for the heads. Across 68 minutes get lost in his deep rolling dub textures and smooth bass.

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 27, 2019

Warlock’s essential mix of 93-96 era Hardcore, Jungle and early D&B

London’s Warlock has dropped what is bound to be a classic mix of the genre – 80 minutes of some of the finest plates from a golden era.

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 17, 2018

A Deviant Christmas (2005)

Rediscovered in the DVNT vaults, a 6 mix series recorded in 2005 for Christmas.

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 27, 2018

Darkfloor In Session 063 + Stave

Our 63rd In Session comes from Stave – a mixtape of personal influences from British label Warp Records and graphic design collective The Designers Republic.

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

November 02, 2018

Darkfloor In Session 062 + DVNT

DVNT lays down an hour of electro, techno sideswipes, hardcore to jungle, recorded at GET LOST in Kent, feat. Aquarian, Makaton, Sully, VSK, The Advent …