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Mantis Radio

Mantis Radio presents a wide range of great electronic music and sound. Presented by Mike Darkfloor bringing a passionate voice to upfront tracks, forgotten gems, rediscovered cuts, and personal favourites.With over 340 shows to date, broadcasts feature exclusive mixes from scene leaders as well as emerging talent. Since 2007.

Every broadcasts comes w/ playlists and links to the music featured, archived and avaiable at https://darkfloor.co.uk. For early access, exclusive content, and more, become a Patron and help support the show. More info at https://patreon.com/mantisradio.

Show Episodes

1) Mantis Radio 276 + Tim Reaper

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 276 + Tim Reaper Returning for a second session of drum madness we welcome back London jungle don Tim Reaper. We've music from Djrum, Wire, The Method Actors, Tech Itch Recordings, Rawtekk, Trevino, Ontal, Mika Vainio, and VSK. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

2) Mantis Radio 290 + Soj

Fri, 31 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 290 + Soj Stepping into the session slot, a techno and EBM flex from Soj. Supporting that we've music from Eastern Fear Ritual, Warp Records era Speedy J, Paula Temple, Holotone's Lifecutter, Kike Pravda, Borealis, Gobsmacked Records, Skam, being, Karsten Pflum, and Scuba, remixing Luke Slater. Show playlist available at Darkfloor.

3) 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]

4) Mantis Radio 342 - Razbibriga

Wed, 04 May 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 342 - Razbibriga Serbia's Razbibriga brings to the show a fierce techno throwdown for today's guest mix. Like his Serbian counterparts Ontal, Scalameriya, and Lag, Razbibriga writes broken techno slabs steeped in industrial heft and granite. He’s released on Genesa Records, Mord, Sticky Ground, Overdraw, and via his own label - Promena. Also on the show, music from Special Request, Rat Heart, Livity Sound, Commodo, Confidence Man, Bakongo and Spectre, Josh Wink, dynArec, Carl Finlow, Crouds, Lag, Slikback, Ontal, and Planet Mu. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

5) Mantis Radio 323 + End of Year Special (part 2)

Tue, 25 Jan 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 323 + End of Year Special (part 2) This is the second of two End of Year specials highlighting Mike's favourites from 2020. Featuring tracks from Flood Trax, Go Hiyama, Darkfloor Sound, Temudo, Scalameriya, Tectonic, Polaar, Locked Club, subduxtion, Deathbomb Arc, Alrealon Musique, Voitax, Jonathan Snipes, Metalheadz, Krust, Nyege Nyege Tapes, Acre Recordings, Minor Science, Grey Meta, Diasiva, Thing, Homemade Weapons, sanmal, Western Lore, Tech Itch Recordings, Sully, Ilian Tape, Enduser and Schemeboy. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

6) 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

7) Mantis Radio 341 - Still Heat Recordings

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 341 - Still Heat Recordings Showcasing their wonderful sound, in the mix it's Newcastle Upon Tyne tape label Still Heat Recordings. Also on the show - industrial DNB from Christoph De Babalon, French Jazz tech, a wedge of techno from Arkham Audio, Mord, and Planet Rhythm Recs. Plus Mosca, Distance, Aaron Spectre, Gunjack, PC Music, Carcass, and Leonard Cohen. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

8) Mantis Radio 322 + End of Year Special (part 1)

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 322 + End of Year Special (part 1) Over the last few weeks Mike's been going back through all the music he has and heard in 2020. This is the first of two End of Year specials highlighting his favourites from last year - including tracks from Broken English Club, Enduser, Crystal Cage, Metalogue, Savier, Denham Audio, Ploy, Regis, Ontal, Temudo, Pluralist and Hedchef, Motive Power, Jasmine Infiniti, Endlec, wee djs, 214, Calum Gunn, Vladislav Delay, subduxtion, Alex Banks, Modern Technology, and Luke Lund. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

9) Mantis Radio 340 - Malcuth - Facutum

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 340 - Malcuth - Facutum Czechian DNB duo Malcuth & Facutum step up to the guest mix w/ a bass heavy selection. Mike plays techstep cuts by Elementz of Noize, Black Sun Empire, Jonny L, and Samurai Music. As well as music from Cruel Nature Recordings, Opal Tapes, HEALTH, NIN, Still Heat Recordings, Drumcorps, Dennis Brown & Aswad. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

10) Mantis Radio 320 + Christoph de Babalon

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 320 + Christoph de Babalon In session, legendary industrial jungle and breakcore producer Christoph de Babalon. Hear music by Ram Records' Bensley, Anti-Pop Consortium's High Priest, Tusken Raiders, Teste, Matmos, Death Qualia, The Teknoist, Parris, Italian EBM band Pankow, Scape One, Voitax, War Scenes, and Finnish psychedelic black metal band Oranssi Pazuzu. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

11) Mantis Radio 339 - CARTHAGE

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 339 - CARTHAGE Returning for his 3rd session, the industrial quilt that is CARTHAGE. We've new music from The Allegorist, powerviolence band Frontierer, Italian jazz techno duo GrandessoCera, Ilian Tape, Beneath, Brooklyn's Dawuna, and Slipknot. Alongside Echo & The Bunnymen, Deafkids & Petbrick, The Raveonettes, and A Certain Ratio. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

12) Mantis Radio 338 - Dahjyn

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 338 - Dahjyn Bringing a dank and visceral selection to the show we've Brooklyn's Dahjyn. Hear dark music from the likes of Old Tower, psychobilly bands Demented Are Go and The Grims, Lead Belly + Woody Guthrie, Ivy Lab, Kevin Martin's G36, Charlton, HAAi, The Outside Agency, The Prodigy, Nothus, Throbbing Gristle, Brighter Death Now, Jealous People, King Crimson, and Eternal Rot. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

13) Mantis Radio 337 - Inigo Kennedy

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 337 - Inigo Kennedy In session we've one of British techno's very best - Inigo Kennedy. Plus, music from Finland's THRDEYEVSN, Vatican Shadow, Pat Hime, Salford Electronics, Swiss band KNUT, Divide and Dissolve, weird Polish breakcore from Desper, Max Dalhous, Dimentia's Obsrvr, Hedchef, WarinD, Razibriga, Lari and NX1, T KODE, Jacob, The Bug, Blur, and Richard H Kirk. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

14) Mantis Radio 336 - Fort Evil Fruit

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 336 - Fort Evil Fruit Our guests are eclectic Irish tape Fort Evil Fruit - providing a showcase of their label's recent and forthcoming releases. In Mike's selections, new music from Babe Roots, JK Flesh and Echologist, Pole, Mortiz von Oswald Trio, /A\, Slikback, Deafheaven, Azu Hoyvoy, Delay Grounds, Kilbourne, Love Love Records, and Inigo Kennedy. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

15) Mantis Radio 335 - KK NULL

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 335 - KK NULL Noise demon KK NULL provides our most intense and visceral guest session to date. Mike's selections are fierce and noisy with music from Squarepusher, XÄCKSECKS & Ozigiri, subduxtion & [blank], Orphx, Don Zilla, Agressor Bunx, Chiyu, Enduser, Alan Vega, Pan Sonic, O C O S I, Masonna, VORRS, Paul Johnson and, K-Hand. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

16) Mantis Radio 334 - subduxtion

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 334 - subduxtion Mantis Radio welcomes back US artist subduxtion w/ a recent recording of his beautiful dub techno performed recently in Kansas City. Plus, music by Russian Village Boys, Low Jack & Qoso, Texas, Wu-Tang Clan, Unkle. Shackleton, Katharsys, The Outside Agency, Batu, Seba, Paradox, Max Cooper, Shawn Rudiman, Cruel Nature Records, and Nyege Nyege Tapes' HHY and the Kampala Unit. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

17) Mantis Radio 333 - Wirewound

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 333 - Wirewound Sorin Paun returns to Mantis Radio 11 years after his 2010 debut w/ a showcase of his glitch'd techno project, Wirewound. Hear new music from Blawan, Damne, SW2 and Sully, Remco Beekwilder, Faktor-X, Norman Nodge, Exium, HAKAI and Inhalt der Nacht, Nørbak, and Carl Finlow. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

18) Mantis Radio 332 - O C O S I

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 332 - O C O S I In the mix today it's UK illbient duo O C O S I. We've music by noise legend KK Null, Thac0 Records, Hakuna Kulala, Mike Dearborn, Hedchef and D-Nite, Max Cooper's Mesh, Pixelord, YUKU, Shipwrec, Pinch, Alan Vega, Luke Lund, and I, Voidhanger Records. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

19) Mantis Radio 331 - sanmal

Mon, 31 May 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 331 - sanmal Strap in for a mad mix from Japanese breakcore and donkwave producer sanmal. Plus music from ProtoCode, Krust, Ohm Resistance, PRSPCT Recordings' Detest, Limewax and Slave To Society, Flore and Deena Abdelwahed, Temudo, and Opal Tapes' Kentaro Hayashi. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.

20) Mantis Radio 330 - Arad

Mon, 17 May 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 330 - Arad In session, Lakker's Arad with an amazing mix of new tracks and mashed up classics. Also today, music from The Allegorist, Artemon, Robert Miles, Hybrid, Sleeper, Wen, Agaric, Sato Sato, Effy and Troy Gunner, John 3:16, Deru, Gojira, Suicide, and Zoe McPherson. _ playlist → darkfloor/mantisradio. support the show, get exclusive content → patreon/mantisradio.