Man Mantis is a Producer/DJ/Engineer currently working in Madison, WI. Aside from assuming lead production duties for local hip hop groups STINK TANK, dumate, and Star Persons, Man Mantis has worked with a wide variety of talented artists including Natty Nation, Count Bass D, JDante, and John Record. As a live DJ and member of the band dumate, has shared the stage with Rhymefest, The Game, The Mighty Underdogs, Blue Scholars, Digable Planets, Ozomatli, Devin the Dude and DJ Kool Herc. In 2010, Man Mantis has released a series of critically acclaimed free EPs with JDante, K. Raydio and IceMantis as well as contributing to the concept album "Billie James is Not Your Lover." His first solo instrumental LP, "Cities Without Houses," is available now on World Around Records.