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Mantis Radio

Darkfloor's weekly Mantis Radio presents a wide range of darker leaning electronics. All fuelled by a techno/electro backbone with exclusive guest sessions from scene leaders and emerging talent. Produced and presented by DVNT.

Show Episodes

1) Mantis Radio 262 + Speak Onion

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 262 + Speak Onion US drum + noise producer Speak Onion provides this week's session. 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

2) Mantis Radio 221 + Not Alive Yet

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 221 + Not Alive Yet DVNT Ariadne’s Labyrinth – Enigm Part 1 [Detroit Underground] Valanx – Calcination [Broken20] SKAG ARCADE – Cambodian Necktie [Orb Tapes] Yullippe – Slave [unreleased] Trepaneringsritualen – The Birth Of Babalon [Cold Spring Records] Shifted – This Passage [Hospital Productions] ASC – Soma [Arts Transparent] Phara – Shee [Stockholm LTD] Relapso – Parsec [Relapso] Lifecycle – Trueisms (Rennie Foster slow burn remix) [Ricochet Records] Quadratschulz – Ring The Bell (FAH remix) [Shipwrec] Esteban Adame – Descendants (Juan Atkins remix) [EPM] Figure-Ground + Paul Mac – Digital Dialetic (V2) [Shadow Story] Kujuu – Labanko [unreleased] Sleeper – Saturn Landing [Sleeper] GRAMZ – Dope Spots [GRAMZ] Whirling Hall Of Knives – MMXVIRIP [WHOK] Sync 24 + Jensen Interceptor – Wave ID [Cultivated Electronics] NOT ALIVE YET Tongues Of Light – Healing Side [Pre-Cert Home Entertainment] Joane Skyler – Not, not (Norwell remix) [Reckno] Yves Tumor – Broke In [PAN] Broshuda – XCR [Seagrave] Erik Levander – Homo Ludens [Full of Nothing] Sand Circles – Innercity Haze (1991 remix) [Posh Isolation] Sordid Sound System – The Baron [Invisible Inc.] A i w A – H.I.S. Gap [Seagrave] Kid Smpl – Riven [Symbols] Harmonius Thelenous – Rendezous of the Dead [Italic] Demdike Stare – Curzon [Modern Love] Raw Silver – Jarmat [Speaker Footage] Rezzett – Doyce [The Trilogy Tapes] John Beltran – Lift [Delsin Records] Answer Code Request – Meta [Ostgut Ton] SKY H1 – Night/Fall/Dream [Codes] – Trepaneringsritualen – All Hail The Black Flame [Cold Spring Records]

3) Mantis Radio 220 + Figure-Ground

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 220 + Figure-Ground DVNT Dreamcrusher – Sick World [Adult Swim] clipping. – Body For The Pile [Adult Swim] Clocolan – Namaqua [Enpeg] Clocolan – My Friend Was Joe [Enpeg] Ballerini – Drone 848m [Oak Editions] Somatic Responses – Soul Resonance [Photon Emissions] weldroid – Machine Room [Touched] Sadaf – The Clinic [Adult Swim] Microphyst – Inhaling Piss Fumes From a Kettle [Hell Has Wi-Fi] GRVD – Endless Eternal [Altar of Waste Records] Jasss – Es Complicado [Mannequin Records] Pagalve – Acidized (Loktibrada remix) [Shaded Music] Snowbeasts – Set the Night on Fire (rmx) [m-tronic] Gantz – Love&Acid [Hotline Recordings] Savier – Mrs Warboys [unreleased] I Hate Models – Morder [Voitax] Scalameriya – Geargrind [Perc Trax] RTJ – Hey Kids (Bumaye) (feat. Danny Brown) [Mass Appeal] FIGURE-GROUND n/a

4) Mantis Radio 261 + Tomohiko Sagae

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 261 + Tomohiko Sagae Japan's Tomohiko Sagae 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

5) Mantis Radio 260 + Submechanical

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 260 + Submechanical As one half of defunct British distortion steppers Cloaks, Submechanical continues their legacy of rancid noise. His Mantis Radio session is suitably horrible and crunchy. We play music by Blanck Mass, RUI HO, Happa, Bjork, She Spread Sorrow, Somatic Responses, and Savier remixed by Herd. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

6) Mantis Radio 259 + Paul Blackford

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 259 + Paul Blackford UK electro bass don Paul Blackford returns for a 3rd session, showcasing a wealth of new sound on a more mellow tip than previously. Prior to that, tracks from Actress, Mayhem, Nadine Shah, DJ Crystl, Keef Baker, Savier, D.A.F., Barks, Talker, Slaughter Natives, and James Ruskin. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

7) Mantis Radio 258 + Weldroid

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 258 + Weldroid Up this week on Mantis Radio, a session of beautiful electronics from Weldroid. We've music by Jega, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Stave, Cabaret Voltaire, Developer, Snowbeasts, Hiroaki Iizuka and show favourite Yullippe. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

8) Mantis Radio 257 + Elementz Of Noize

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 257 + Elementz Of Noize Releasing jungle, drum n bass, and that glorious techstep sound since the mid 90s, this week all up on the session we've Elementz Of Noize. Before that DVNT plays tracks from Dom & Roland, Alice Coltrane, Venetian Snares, new Darkfloor, DeFeKT, Blush Response, Len Faki and Japanese noise machines BORIS. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

9) Mantis Radio 256 + Arrhythmia

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 256 + Arrhythmia Alongside a storm of a session from Serbia's Arrhythmia, DVNT plays music from Blanck Mass, Alan Vega, Actress, Umwelt, Todd Terje, Jonny L, Porter Ricks and more. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

10) Mantis Radio 255 + End Of Year Special

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 255 + End Of Year Special It's our end of year special. DVNT hosts a special extended 3 hour Mantis Radio transmission squeezing in most of his favourite tracks, artists and albums from 2017. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

11) Mantis Radio 254 + JOHN 3:16

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 254 + JOHN 3:16 JOHN 3:16 (Alrealon Musique) is at the helm of this week's session, alongside music from Tricky, Helena Hauff, Mick Harris, Rabit, Geistform, NHK yx Koxyen, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Busta Rhymes. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

12) Mantis Radio 253 + Barks

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 253 + Barks Rodz Konez latest signing Barks steps into the session hotseat this week. Before that, DVNT plays music from Logical Disorder, Clark, Max Richter, new Subsist, Armageddon Dildos, Burial, DJ Skull and Venetian Snares. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

13) Mantis Radio 252 + Necro Deathmort

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 252 + Necro Deathmort Our session selectors this week are Necro Deathmort. In our first hour DVNT plays music from Iron Maiden, Kerridge, Dom & Roland, Special Request, Clark, Reeko, Ben Frost and BORIS, amongst others. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

14) Mantis Radio 251 + Valance Drakes

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 251 + Valance Drakes The prolific talent Valance Drakes provides this week’s guest session. DVNT plays music from the likes of OAKE, Kotra, Dälek, DJ Hidden, Makaton, Charles Manier, Wara´, Phon.O, Hodge, and The Bug. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

15) Mantis Radio 250 + Syn

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 250 + Syn We’ve Syn in session with a producer showcase of her chunky bass rollers. Bookending that, lots of new + old with cuts from Clock DVA, David Meiser, Prolix, Kyota, Slackk, Fret, Boy Harsher, Furfriend, and a beauty from Hybrid. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

16) Mantis Radio 249 + FALK Records

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 249 + FALK Records Iceland's FALK Records are our session selectors this week with a heft of label and local talent. Before that an hour with DVNT feat. Valance Drakes, David Holmes, Geistform, Ninos Du Brasi, Amon Tobin, Necro Deathmort, Rory St John + David Meiser. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

17) Mantis Radio 248 + DROKKR

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 248 + DROKKR Ireland's DROKKR showcases his diverse bass + electronics in this week's session. In our first hour, music from Regis, DJ Bone, Radioactive Man, Dom + Roland, Detboi, DJ Funk, Drax, and Stevie Nicks. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

18) Mantis Radio 247 + Lana Del Rabies

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 247 + Lana Del Rabies Lana Del Rabies serves up a noisy session mixtape for us, whilst DVNT plays new + old including the likes of Yves Tumor, 10cc, Wolves in The Throne Room, more Gary Numan, ENA, Si Begg, and Overlook. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

19) Mantis Radio 246 + She Spread Sorrow

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 246 + She Spread Sorrow This week on the session, a mixtape of ritual deathscapes from Italian artist She Spread Sorrow. Plus music from clipping., Gary Numan, Lag, Death Abyss, Pessimist, Ontal, Fret, Kenny Campbell, Tolkachev and others. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

20) Mantis Radio 245 + Mallory

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 245 + Mallory In session an all electro selection from one half of Digital Distortions, Horror Brawl and IDENTIFY, the indelible Mallory. We've music from Alan Vega, Si Begg, Dep Affect, Run Dust, Bombardier and loads more in the show's first half. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.