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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 268 + STRIPPER™

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 268 + STRIPPER™ 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. 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 267 + Kenny Campbell

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 267 + Kenny Campbell 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

4) 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

5) Mantis Radio 266 + Niki K

Thu, 24 May 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 266 + Niki K In for the guest mix this week it is Niki K. DVNT plays new music from Skee Mask, Dolphin, Methlab, Grouper, and Ore, alongside tracks from Ninos Du Brasil, Aphex Twin, Haunts, J Majik and BABYMETAL. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

6) Mantis Radio 265 + Randal Collier-Ford

Thu, 17 May 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 265 + Randal Collier-Ford 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

7) Mantis Radio 264 + Savier

Thu, 10 May 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 264 + Savier 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

8) Mantis Radio 263 + subduxtion

Thu, 03 May 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 263 + subduxtion 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. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

9) 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.

10) 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.

11) 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.

12) 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.

13) 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.

14) 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.

15) 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.

16) 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.

17) 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.

18) 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.

19) 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.

20) 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.