Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

[Above image credit: Tailored Communication] This week's ‘Mix To Dig’ takes us back to 2010. Brought to you by Ben UFO AKA Ben Thompson, this mix acts as a reminder of his broad music tastes. Having gained his reputation through playing and introducing listeners to left of field music as a DJ, and jointly running…Read more Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

Tune of the Week: Actress – Credit Da Edit

[Above image credit: Hyponik] Actress needs no introduction. As a producer he is constantly redefining electronic music genres and their boundaries. With Credit Da Edit, he takes glitchy IDM and gives it a healthy dose of that laid back West Coast hip-hop feel. Hazy heaviness opens the track, with warm and colourful synths whirling over…Read more Tune of the Week: Actress – Credit Da Edit

Tune of the Week: Pod – Northern Lights

If I was asked to introduce electronic music to someone that is either unfamiliar or apprehensive towards it, Northern Lights would be on the playlist, for sure. Kenny Larkin under his Pod alias brings emotional depth and considered sound engineering which is seldom seen in charting electronic/dance music today. Clear chimes laced with reverb dance…Read more Tune of the Week: Pod – Northern Lights

A Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017

[Above image credit: Kasia Zacharko] Deciding between the plethora of summer festivals on offer is often an arduous task. However, the selectors festival stood out to the Mantissa crew due to its size, secluded feel and the guarantee of beautiful Croatian summer sunshine. On top of this, a festival run by Dekmantel also guarantees organisation and…Read more A Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017

A Review: Percolate Open Air

[Above image credit: Michael Njunge and Gemma Bell - Here & Now] London is a city with an ever-changing and pioneering dance scene. While cities such as Berlin and Amsterdam boast many well respected and protected clubs, London clubs face a constant fight against closure and gentrification. While this could be viewed negatively, it has also…Read more A Review: Percolate Open Air

Tune of the Week: Cabaret Voltaire – Low Cool

Cabaret Voltaire have always had a knack for producing forward thinking music. The pioneering group have revamped their sound countless times; their discography is littered with experimental leaning styles that still sound fresh today. Low Cool is a compellingly slow moving track, with clear techno and ambient influences. The first half centres on an extract…Read more Tune of the Week: Cabaret Voltaire – Low Cool

Tune of the Week: Kettenkarussell – Brueder [Giegling LP06]

[above image credit: Giegling] Leafgar Legov and Konstantin have teamed up again for another release as Kettenkarussell on the esteemed Giegling imprint. The German based label has garnered a significant following over the past few years, and for good reason. The extensive hype and high expectations that precedes each release is seldom not matched or…Read more Tune of the Week: Kettenkarussell – Brueder [Giegling LP06]