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Mantis Radio

Since 2007 Mantis Radio continues to present a wide range of dark leaning electronics, fuelled by a techno and electro backbone. With 300+ exclusive guest sessions from established pros like Objekt, AnD, Si Begg, Perc, Huren, Radioactive Man, Sunil Sharpe and Casual Violence - to brand new talent and underrated producers, labels and musicians. Host and producer Mike Darkfloor showcases an ever growing selection of upfront electronics, forgotten and rediscovered cuts, and personal favourites. Published fortnightly on Mondays, with early access on Patreon (patreon.com/mantisradio), every show comes with playlists and links to the artists featured. A complete archive of shows is maintained and made freely available at darkfloor.co.uk.

Show Episodes

1) Mantis Radio 327 + Snooks

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 327 + Snooks Snooks has a deep love of all things dub and sub, which you'll hear in his label Niteshade Inc and in today's guest mix. In Mike's bag this week - music from POLAAR, Minor Science, Natural Sciences, Swarm Intelligence, Carl Craig, Keleketla!, Metz, Paul Woolford, Ryoji Ikeda, and clipping, together with new cuts from Voitax, Shpongle, Echologist, and The Ebertbrothers. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

2) 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.

3) 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.

4) 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]

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 326 + cyd

Tue, 22 Mar 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 326 + Cyd Poland's cyd is today's featured guest (Subsist, E-Missions, ARTS, Solemne Records) - alongside a swell of new music from the likes of Maelstrom, Vatican Shadow, Nwyrve, Ryuji Takeuchi, James Ruskin, Temudo, and Terrace. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

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 325 + SWARMM

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 325 + SWARMM Today's broadcast features an intense guest mix by SWARMM. Hear new music from Luke Lund, The Body, Cristian Vogel, Nomine & Digital, Boylan and Slimzee, and Vema-Diode, with early Tipper, Detroit’s Suburban Knight, Death Grips, Calibre, Mosca, and Monic. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

10) Mantis Radio 324 + sclist

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:59:00 GMT
Mantis Radio 324 + sclist Returning to the show a decade since his debut mix, in session we've the dub tech sound of sclist. Music from Krust, Ohm Resistance, Cruel Nature Records, Broken English Club, Somatic Responses, Si Begg and Carl Finlow, Dadub and Scorn, Diarmaid O Meara, Special Request and Anthony Naples, and, some vicious and raw breakcore from Rephlex. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

11) 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.

12) 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.

13) 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.

14) Mantis Radio 321 w/ Mike Darkfloor

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 321 w/ Mike Darkfloor Mike Darkfloor goes solo bringing you power electronics, old skool hardcore, rinsing breakbeat, witch house, new industrial EBM from Ontal, remastered doom metal from Bongripper, early jungle from Photek and Dillinja, sclist's dub tech, Forest Swords remixing Neneh Cherry, new Alex Banks on Mesh, some beautiful ambient, and a Scott Walker cover by UK thrash band TRIAL. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

15) 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.

16) Mantis Radio 319 + Ingen

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 319 + Ingen We welcome back Ingen and his new, melodic tough techno sound. Plus we've dnb from Samurai Music, outthere jungle from Bruk Records, prog rockers Zombi, intense metal from Car Bomb, dub n breaks from Subduxtion, oddball fuzz techno from Exillon and Bill Converse, dark electro from Anodyne, Clipping's Jonathan Snipes, UK powerviolence from Employed to Serve, and Swiss post rock band Darius. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

17) Mantis Radio 318 + Zaax

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 318 + Zaax With a powerhouse selection of industrial sound, in session it's Zaax. Mike plays original 1994 jungle business from Skeleton Recordings, proto neuro dnb from Spor, and amen darkside assault from Tech Itch, Kryptic Minds, and Leon Switch. Plus brand new tracks from Go Hiyama and Max Cooper. And music by Autechre, Radioactive Man, Boxed, Agon Branza, Sewerslvt, Inhalt, Renegade Hardware, and SoundWitch. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

18) Mantis Radio 317 + Salford Electronics

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 317 + Salford Electronics British Industrialist Salford Electronics is our guest this week w/ an all artist session. Hear new music by Ryuji Takeuchi, Shawn Rudiman, Lapis, Lauren Bousfield, Hieroglyphic Being, DJ Slyngshot, ASC, Plike, and John Monkman. Plus trax by Bjork, Depeche Mode, Francois K, Techno Animal, JK Flesh, ttllrr, Ultrademon, and Junglismonk. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

19) Mantis Radio 316 + Flore

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 316 + Flore POLAAR label boss Flore slams down the drums in the guest mix. Hear new music from Opal Tapes, Dexterous Numerics, Forest Drive West, Samurai Music, hardcore punk band Ballpeen, Ovid + Tension, Shinichi Atobe, Deathbed Tapes, Ipecac Recordings, thatboytim, and Dewtone Recordings. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.

20) Mantis Radio 315 + Lakker

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:08:08 GMT
Mantis Radio 315 + Lakker Lakker return w/ a stunning 60m mix, packing techno, grime, bass weight, + electro. Alongside heady mysticism, techno roller, electro crunch and bass rumblers, w/ music by La Breiche, Ghost Warrior, XQST, Medika, Yan Cook & PWCCA, Vinicius Honorio, Architektur & Avørste, Divide & Temudo, Cyan85, Hedchef, and Jonny L. playlist → show archives. support the show → become a patron.